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Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
Worms of the Earth Reburied
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Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A Bryn Mak Morn story. Bryn Mak Morn, under an alias, is forced to watch one of her countrywomen crucified. The Roman consul taunts her during the execution, and barbarian Pict queen Bryn swears dark revenge, enough to horrify her fellows. She seeks a Door into the underworld, so she can make Titia Sulla suffer, by the arts of R’lyeh and the Ring of Dagon. A Gender Switch Adventure.
Corporate Responsibility
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Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A very short science fiction story about getting someone to take the top job, when it means that they could literally be for the chop.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Methods of Execution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Methods of Execution lists and describes the different ways in which humans have put each other to death throughout history. It is recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the death penalty, the macabre, or for fans of horror or gore movies.
Slave Empire III - The Shrike
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Series: Slave Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…
The Testament of Lady Silvie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Pulp Electronique. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
I must take a chance on the truth eventually becoming known through this testament, otherwise history will call my bastard step-daughter a virtuous princess, while I and my daughters are vilified. Already I have heard the tales of "Cinderella" rampant in the kingdom, turning that scamp into a martyr among milkmaids and saint for scullery girls.
Inferno: An Inquiry into the Willingham Fire
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Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Lynn Allen. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives.
Martyr
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Destruction Productions. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Long ago, a woman could be convicted of witchcraft simply for breathing, it seems. MARTYR is a slightly modern take on the old, familiar witch hunt story. Appropriate for most audiences old enough to know about death.
One Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A supernatural curse torments a group of people unaware of their hidden connections. Set in and throughout Louisiana, the story takes the reader on an epic journey from the 1800′s to the early 2000′s.