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The Kill Room
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.
Death in a Small Town
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John Thomas is a young former FBI agent who fell apart after a car wreck for which he blamed himself, afterward retreating into a bottle. His talent is to see connections between bits of evidence that others overlook. His best friend, the police chief of the small town where both were raised, is murdered execution style.
Countdown to Death
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Series: The Silencer, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Richard Blakemore leads a double life. Pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But those days are over, for Blakemore was found guilty of murdering the mafia boss Antonio Tortelli and sentenced to death. But now, with Richard Blakemore on death row and the date of the execution drawing near, the Silencer has reappeared, insisting Blakemore is innocent.
The Kiss of the Executioner's Blade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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?
Hanging Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » 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.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
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.