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Spirit Casing
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
An ex-convict uses running and spirituality to remain on the "straight and narrow."
Daddy Luck
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Odd relationship between divorced textile worker and his precocious daughter.
On the Run
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A moment of unthinkable rage sends Byrd Campbell "On the Run". A life of crime lures him further from his home. It is only then he realizes what he must do. The book's second story, "Habitat for Inhumanity", is a snapshot of one man's life. Within 24 minutes, he encounters hunger, depravity, filth, and even a victim of human trafficking.
Into Their Own Hands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
They are battered women, grieving parents, and burglarized homeowners who responded to criminal violence by taking the law into their own hands. Their cases have struck a deep chord in American society. Are they victims of a failing judicial system or criminals themselves? Gary Provost examines stories of ordinary citizens who have taken on the roles of judge, jury and — sometimes — executioner
Spiraling Secrets
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
Brittany at 14 found herself in the middle of lies, deception, burglary and bodily harm before she knew what to do. Scared for her family, she protected her cousin and had to figure out how she would live with the lies once they started. Her secret follows her as she goes off to college, leaving her younger sister behind, not knowing that she too is under the same cloud.
A Sense of Freedom
You set the price! Words: 47,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
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The true story of a single mother's descent into criminality.
Characters in Swordplay
Price: Free! Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Independent Bookworm. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In a world where everything is powered by magic, the Gendarmerie Magique needs specialists to fight crimes committed with magic. A gendarme who can't use magic is a liability. Moira is magically challenged. However, her biggest dream is a place in the Gendarmerie, and she refuses to let her disability get in the way.
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ever since The Burglar on the Prowl in 2004, fans have been clamoring for a new book featuring the lighthearted & lightfingered Bernie Rhodenbarr. Now everybody's favorite burglar returns in an 11th adventure that finds him and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser in a madcap adventure replete with a silver spoon, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, and a whole lot of buttons.
Send in the Clowns (A Jason Thornhill Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
THE BIG BANG THEORY meets OCEAN'S ELEVEN Jason and friends may be on to a major score. A crooked attorney's warehouse full of stolen merchandise is an attractive target, but no job is as easy as it looks. The wisecracking, pop culture-obsessed crew will need to scramble if they want get away with the swag. And stay out of jail. Send in the Clowns is a short story. Approximate length: 9000 words