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Closing My Eyes Helps Me To See Clearly
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A dark vision of the end of the world These two short stories will twist and torment your mind as you unravel the paradox within them. A desperate dash to save a life, realizing one’s own fate, and a man mentally snapping at life’s issues: these stories dive into the dark side and may keep you up at night.
A Time for Hanging
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Lizzie Randall, the preacher's daughter, is murdered. The men of the west Texas town are set on lynching Paco Morales, a Mexican teenager who happened to be in the vicinity. In the end justice is served. The list of suspects grows to include almost everyone in the story...
Snake Walkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
Snake Walkers tells of the first black reporter at a southern newspaper, who traumatized as a child after witnessing a tragic event in the 1950s, attempts to solve the mysterious abandonment of a small town and the disappearance of fourteen townspeople while seeking his own salvation.
The Black Man's Burden - The Horrors of Southern Lynchings
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A powerful literary work of art: This rare book written in 1902 illuminates a dark side of America’s history.
Guilty Parties
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1933, Brooke Hart, the son of a prominent merchant in the sleepy town of San Jose, California was kidnapped and murdered by two desperate men caught up in the Great Depression. The citizens of San Jose took matters into their own hands, broke into the Local Jail and lynched the pair. With praise from the Governor no one was ever brought to justice.This moving novel brings history into focus
The Burnt Refuge
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Price: Free! Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Gerry Broker inherits a voice from his dead grandfather, Joel Broker. Pestered by the voice, he's led to the town Joel Broker had worked as a policeman, to a year old burnt and isolated house. What secrets did the house have that connected the voice to his grandfather and what did the voice want from him?
Lynching Willie
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
The book “Lynching Willie” was written to inform today’s youth about the schemes put in place to thwart the progress of African Americans in America. We can rebuild the family structure, and focus on financial empowerment and the restoration of sound morals. Destructive thinking and behavior has overwhelmed the potential of our youth throughout the inner cities of the U.S.
Tucson. Burning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,050. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Journalist Ron Jordan is enjoying a rare day off with his wife and son. The idyll is snatched away by a call from a trusted news source. An illegal immigrant has entered the desert city of Tucson, unaware that he carries a new strain of hemorrhagic fever. With lightning speed, it will take his life, launch the worst pandemic since 1918, and, in immigrant-weary Arizona, ignite an ethnic firestorm.
The Narrow Road: An Adventure on the Lincoln Highway
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Price: Free! Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This book is not a history of the Lincoln Highway, nor is it a travel guide listing all the sites and attractions. Instead, this is a travel narrative in the tradition of "Travels with Charley.” John Jay Abbott’s journey is a combination of swashbuckling adventure as well as careful reflection and discovery. It reveals a portrait of America and Americans found along the Lincoln Highway.
Cracking the Ice
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
In 1968, at the height of the Civil Rights struggle, Jessie Stackhouse leaves home to break the color line at an elite, all-white prep school, but soon finds that the coach doesn't want him there and neither do most of his teammates. They'll go to almost any extreme to make him leave. Jessie must overcome not only the team in the other locker room, but the even more dangerous one in his own.