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Nathaniel's Bloodline
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $6.99 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.
Miss Lucy Parker and Other Short Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Miss Lucy Parker is a prim, proper elderly lady. When a Volkswagen Beetle—the new kind, and pink—PINK!—turns onto the winding road that leads to Lucy's farmhouse, Lucy is sure the car contains hippies. Except hippies are not in the car. A woman is, a woman wearing a short, blood-red dress that hugs her body. Thus begins Lucy Parker's great adventure.
From Light to Dark
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Eref is about to die. He sits at the End of Light World, accepting his stoning execution one rock at a time, until the impossible happens: the ground opens up beneath him, and he drops down into the unknown. There, he meets Caer, a kind-hearted girl from Dark World who saves his life. Together, the pair forms an unlikely and illegal bond that not even the strongest hatred can break.
The Recurring Bandit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,960. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
A traditional western adventure with a science fiction twist.
The Last Last Meal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Liz runs a greasy spoon near a prison where death row inmates wait to be executed. One night she takes an order for a last meal from a guy who is most likely innocent of the crime he is going to die for. Liz wants to make the meal as good as she possibly can, as a gift for his passing. But then she decides she needs to go to the prison and do something more substantial for the condemned man.
Means & Oppiortunity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Washington, D.C., newspaper reporter assigned to do a feature story on death row inmates, discovers that one of the inmates he interviews is a childhood friend. After the man is executed, a number of people are murdered and evidence found at the crime scenes points to the now-dead death row inmate. Police begin to suspect the reporter.
The Touch of Hemp
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In 1897, Alfred Hamilton was the country's number one respected hangman. All that changed the morning he came to hang Conrad Edgar Stubbs.
And May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul...
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a true story. In 1910, a cashier, was murdered on a train in the UK. A few days later, John Alexander Dickman was arrested and charged. He was tried in July and was convicted on circumstantial evidence. He was hanged in August. This book re-examines all the evidence and concludes that Dickman's conviction was unsafe. It then goes on to name the real killer after more than 100 years.
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.
Moment of Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Demas could hear the rats scurrying about in a corner of the cell, and he thought, wryly, that Antonia was not particularly noted for its accommodations or pleasant company. His cellmate was sleeping. Amazing how a man could sleep so soundly only a few hours before his execution! Demas had seen these Roman executions before and knew how slow and painful they could be.