Books tagged: crime and punishment

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Vision Quest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Adam's notions on hard work, sacrifice, crime and punishment are tested when he meets one of the juvenile delinquents from a govenment-funded rehab program crossing country with a wagon train. Vision Quest was created to keep young criminals from getting into further trouble. To Adam, at first, the program seems geared more toward reward than punishment.
Murphy Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a crime is committed nearby, Murphy is the logical choice to take the rap. The law thinks so and the neighborhood agrees. Nicholas is horrified when charges are filed and does his utmost to get Murphy safely off the hook. But safety is not to be for the poor, hard-luck bastard Murphy, who's on the superhighway to death row.
Changes Needed in the Philippines
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
As a visitor for over two years in the Philippines,I saw many good things and many bad things. I have a unique perspective since I am not a citizen. Concisely I have mentioned some of the many good things and the worst things. Following this are twenty solutions to help make the Philippines one of the greatest countries in the world.
A Change in Fortune
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The child's pleading eyes and outstretched hand dug at painful memories John had worked hard to bury. When he turned away, stern eyes and hands on hips awaited him. "You can't even spare a smile for that boy, John?" John blew out a tired sigh. "To what end, Mary? That boy's fate is as meat for the predators out there. Or meat for the Magistrate's axe – just like what happened to Jimmy."
So Much To Answer For
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tommy Hill walked back into Manchester on the tail of a thunderstorm, promising easy money and atonement for his former sins. Joe Wilkinson doesn't want anything to do with his former friend, but it's not going to work out that way. When Hill turns up dead the Police think Joe's involved, and Hill's business partners think he's holding their money.
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Enforcer: The Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Vinny, the tough collector, and his team, a death obsessed maniac and an old school Italian mobster, will face death and beyond in a furious fight to stay alive against an endless array of enemies bent on ending their lives and more. Death waits at every corner and only the toughest will survive. “A sizzling set of stories burning with intensity that will satisfy even the most hardened reader.
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.
Horror 4: Open Season
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The hunters become the hunted. It was supposed to be a break from the office, but it turned out to be something much worse. Death hunts the forest where no one leaves unchanged. The night will eat the unwary and in the end only one may live to tell the tale. A monster is out there. Don't sleep too soundly. “Burning prose from hell… inspired from hate itself.”
Sleeping Dogs: A true story of the Lindbergh baby kidnapping
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
A deathbed confession. A gun encased in concrete. And the possibility both could have kept Bruno Richard Hauptmann from going to the electric chair for the kidnap and murder of Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. When journalist Michael Foldes hears the story of an upstate NY family who could have known the killers, he teases out details in the 80-year-old case that plausibly point to Hauptmann's innocence.