Books tagged: convicts

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Angels of Death
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
A cautionary tale of good and evil. Tackling the age old question of what happens to us when we die?
Gain by Violence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
On July 2, 1948, three inmates attempted to break out of the most-feared and most-inescapable prison in the world: the Annokea Federal Prison in Bixby, Georgia. Their plan was perfect. They seized one of the main cellblocks in minutes. They took three guards hostage. They made a deal with the warden. Soon they would be on the road to freedom. And then it all began to fall apart.
Drowned Hopes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Betrayed by her friends, her family and her lover, Ellen thinks she's reached rock bottom. Then she is tangled in the web of one of the worst villains to ever step out of a cellblock.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
Jeremy Kane: A Canadian historical adventure novel of the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion and its brutal aftermath in the Australian penal colonies.
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Jeremy Kane: A Canadian Historical Adventure Novel Of The 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion And Its Brutal Aftermath In The Australian Penal Colonies. A young Ontario rebel's adventures in love, politics and war, amidst violent events that helped shape Canada's early nationhood. Romantically involved with two beautiful and very different young sisters, Jeremy is caught up in the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion.
Letters of a Convict Girl, Age 11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
At age 11 Rosie O'Brien is sentenced to 14 years in prison and transported to the other side of the world – the far Colony of New South Wales. In this wild place she has only herself to rely on. Her letters home record the trials, hardships and miracles that befall her. Somewhere in this God forsaken land is her convict father, but is he alive? Based on actual convict experiences.
Flashes
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A miscellany of short stories, flash fiction, anecdotes, poetry and quotations.
Flashes II
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
To follow first book, 'Flashes', here is another collection of miscellaneous writings.
The Silent Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Irish convict in this true story battles with authority across three continents. The story unites major events from convict life in Australia and the gold rushes of Victoria and California. It includes Australia’s first ever Escort Robbery; a great mystery of the sea; executions; corruption and crime. A truly international story with a pirate and a supposed American Civil War hero.