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The Kiss of the Executioner's Blade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
France 1516: The executioner Geoffrey de Bressac is called to the town of Charentes to put a traitor and assassin to death. But a shock awaits him. For the condemned is a young woman, Angeline de Golon. Worse, she insists she is innocent. But how can Geoffrey save Angeline, when she is to die at sunrise?
First Kill: An Executables Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Glynn River Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
How hard can hunting a human be? Tommy Edgers' uncle runs a legalized hit squad and all Tommy wants is a chance to prove he's not the loser so many people seem to think he is. When Uncle Merle finally gives him an easy hit--a straight shot in barren desert--Tommy intends to prove he deserves to hang with the pros he idolizes. But the Russian sadist assigned as his partner has other ideas.
Hanging Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
London, 1751: It's hanging day at Tyburn and six men and three women are about to meet their end on the gallows. Come to see them hang is also Jack Blackstone, better known as Blackjack the highwayman. But Jack has not come to Tyburn merely to gawk at a public execution. For today Eliza Colson, Jack's beloved, will be hanged for a crime she did not commit. Jack will save her or die trying.
The Executioner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sentenced to death for treason, the King's people were excited to see his death. But who would carry out his sentence? Would they be skilled or a hack? Would they botch the beheading, or make a clean slice of things? Find out as you enter the rising excitement as all wait for the Executioner. This is a short story, 3800 words long.
Blood on the Information Superhighway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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Delve into the darkest reaches of the World Wide Web and learn the gritty reality that happens every day. Uncensored and unapologetic, this book gives details and back stories into some of the Internet's most viral content -- but the content far fewer people talk about. Not for the faint of heart nor for the weak of stomach, this is reality unveiled in its rawest form. Discretion is advised.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
Cold Blue Midnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Indiana the condemned die at midnight. Killers like Peter Tapley, a twisted man who lived in his mother's shadow and took his hatred out on trusting young women. Six years after Tapley's execution, his ex-wife Jill is trying to live down his crimes. But somewhere in the chilly night someone won't let her forget. Someone who still blames her for her husband's hideous deeds.
The Master Executioner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western
Ordinary people do not understand Oscar Stone. Everything he does, he does impeccably. He is a profound student of his art, completely versed in its traditions over the centuries. He is a student of ropes and their properties, a master of the latest scientific knowledge about the human neck, a careful calculator of weights and drops, and an exacting observer of results.
50 Last Words of Executed Criminals
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This book explores the last words of 50 criminals facing execution, ranging from angry outbursts at the injustice of it, to pleas of innocence and begs for mercy. This book will give you an insight into the mind of a criminal in their last moments and demonstrate what an impossible task it is to choose your last words for humanity to hear.
Black Blood; The public execution of black life; How to Live in a World with Racism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A black plague has landed upon our doorsteps, more so in low-income black communities and neighborhoods but nonetheless on the heads of our black men. Our black men’s blood is filling the streets around the world fast while the screams of their loved ones fill the air echoing across every social media and news show covering the story.