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Perdition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Science Fiction
A Tour of Two Cities: 18th century London and Paris compared
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued and observant journalist Linguet, whose observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc.
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.
Harvest the Bones
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This novel, set during the Great War, is not just a story of war but a powerful indictment of the brutality of the British military system of battlefield ‘justice’. Private Alex Ray promises to help a French family in the event of the Germans overrunning the lines. Yet this promise leads Alex inexorably to a betrayal of himself and his courage and brings him to the very shadow of the gallows.
A Mix of Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,500. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A Mix of Murders treats the reader to fifteen in-depth accounts of 20th Century murders. Researched meticulously, and with an eloquent style, this book scrutinises hitherto unexplored cases. Farrell gives accounts of murder driven by poverty, disaffection, social pressures and vaunting ambition, and this volume forms a fine addition to the library of any fan of true crime.
The Amazing Deception: a Critical Analysis of Christianity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
The Amazing Deception is a history of Christianity that kicks the foundation stones from underneath the generally accepted view of that religion. It reveals the inception of Christianity and follows its development into the Orthodox Church, its growth, and transformation to Catholicism. It describes that organization’s corrupt reign through the Dark Ages and into the Reformation.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume One
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 136,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume One, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 145,710. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Two, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Three
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 134,620. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Shadow of the Grave, Volume Three, contains dozens of true stories about crimes of passion and greed and about the relentless and sometimes merciless processes of the law. There are bloodthirsty headhunters, cannibals of the South Pacific, pirates and buried treasure, shipboard massacres and murders, stolen schooners, convict revolts and mass executions, mining disasters and much more.