Books tagged: penal colony

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The Girl and the Dragon Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,720. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Finn and Clyde Bates are framed for kidnapping a tong boss's daughter and stealing his jewels, the bumbling pair must find the girl and the true crooks before his patience comes to an end. Robbing a crime lord on a prison planet is never wise. If they fail, there will be nowhere for the former thieves to hide.
Mindware Issues
Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
In the age of the brain-wired supernet and pocket universes, Ghamdan, a 22nd-Century P.I., must track down the only surviving witness to an ugly kidnap and murder. The terrified witness seems to have fled into a top-security prison housed in a pocket universe. He's fleeing the powerful malware that the alleged murderer can inject into a victim's mind. So Ghamdan must follow. But who can he trust?
Brave Harold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,280. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
It is 1803. Harold McCartney accompanies his mother and missionary father from England to Ruapuke Island in New Zealand's far south. But their ship is wrecked, and Harold finds himself alone. Accompanied by an Aboriginal girl, Alkira, and the only Maori survivors of a battle between Maori and European sealers, Harold finally succeeds in finding his way to the southern New Zealand coast.
The Surveillant’s Old Tin Trunk
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
Life, Love and Death on Devil’s Island Some years ago an old tin trunk and its contents were given to the author of this book by an old lady approaching her ninetieth year. She was the only daughter of a guard who had been deployed to work in French Guiana (Devil’s Island) during the early days of the twentieth century. The rusting old box was full of the diaries, sketches, papers and personal eff