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Myths, Memoirs and Confessions of an Ex-Felon
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
As society has it, “Once a felon, always a felon”. However, as RoMay dispels the myths associated with prison, shares his memories and confesses about his pains, fears, heartaches and happiness, he's finally grown new skin to become the impossible. An EX-Felon.
Stolen Moments
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Happily Ever After Romances. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When escaped bank robber Cody Broderick breaks into her home and takes her hostage, Rachel knows she should be terrified, instead of noticing how attractive her captor is. After the first moments of terror come and go, she realizes there is a lot more to Cody than what he appears. Can the stolen moments they have shared ever be enough to satisfy her when he walks away for good?
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
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Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
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Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Blood Heist
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
One ex-con trying to go straight. One vampire who needs his skills. Add a hit on a very special kind of bank. Now stir…and stand back!
Convict Doug's Dilemma: Witness of a Christian Martyr at Folsom Prison
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A fiction story with over 4,700 words. It joins unbeliever and convict Doug Hall as he arrives at Folsom Prison, and introduces the reader to the horrible conditions and experiences that Doug must endure. But the crucial life choices of Doug's Christian cellmate result in a reevaluation of everything Doug misunderstands about Christianity. He is then compelled to accept some shocking conclusions.
Ellen: a woman of spirit
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ellen: a woman of spirit by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Pimm's Body Shop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Meet Leland Bicks, recently released from Oregon State Prison after serving twenty years for a double murder. A man with no future. Today, Mr. Bicks finds himself in Pimm's, a curio shop filled with a eclectic mix of magic and the occult where he meets Skip Pimm who offers Bicks a new life free from his past. A tale that asks the question, "Does every man deserve a second chance?"
Mixed Signals
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Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? “Mixed Signals” is the sequel to “In a Flash”.
Don't Get Sidetracked
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A story of one man's refusal to allow the waves of life to drown him, Matthew Creighton defies the odds stacked against him in a riveting true story of how he goes from Marine, to guardian of his siblings, to law enforcement officer, to convict, and finally he becomes a messenger. Matthew's story is astonishing, heart-wrenching, and uplifting all in one.