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The Beauty Queen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Struggling to get on with her life after the murder of her daughter, Sandy Brandish returns to the glitz and glamour of child beauty queen competition. There she meets an orphaned girl. Adopting her will catapult them to the top of the local pageant registry and spur a repeat performance of the night her daughter died, revealing the murderer and a dark secret in the Brandish mansion.
Judgment Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by TWB Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In Book 6, Justin Graves faces his own violent nature, a human trait he refuses to accept until Billy Denton makes his murderous escape from City Jail. Justin’s attempt to stop the escape is sidetracked when the devil summons him back to hell, not for a social visit, but to change the rules of their agreement. Judgment Day is coming...for both Justin Graves and Billy Denton.
Man's Punishment
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
There have been many murders recently. However, these aren't ordinary murder cases. The culprits are obvious, but they don't remember anything except for a bloody scene, the corpse, and a weapon with fresh blood dripping from it. Intrigued by these strange occurrences, a high schooler starts investigating, in order to find a way to prevent the problem. Eventually he falls victim to the incident
Corvus The Crow
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Corvus the Crow is a lively retelling of an ancient star myth and is approximately 2,000 words long.
Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
In 1723, James Bell stole a book from a London bookstall. As punishment, he was loaded on a ship and sent to colonial America, where he was sold as an indentured servant. In telling the epic story of how thousands of British convicts like Bell were separated from families and transported to America in the 18th century, Anthony Vaver challenges the way we think about immigration to early America.
Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
Tasks on White Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Foreign Languages
Tasks developed on the popular series by Oxford University Press. The following tasks have been designed to help readers learn English better with the help of the Oxford Bookworms series, book White Death, by Tim Vicary.
The Day I Burned The Outhouse Down
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Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
It was 1968 and I was in Vietnam. Constantly tempted to smoke marijuana, I finally gave in to the demands of a fellow soldier - I will not call him a friend! The best place to smoke the Asian Jane was in the outhouse. We met inside a stall, I had my pants down around my ankles and as I lit the joint - the hot match dropped down onto my hairy legs into the fuel and what an explosion!
The Ordeal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mistakes are human nature. Sin is man’s companion, for a new born baby and for an old man taking his last breath. Four stories, they narrate four punishing sins, and the culprits who are vulnerable to ‘The Ordeal’. Pain and sorrow are its aftermath, and death is not just an end to everything.
Herbert Hutchison in the Underworld
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What happens when a very bad kid crashes his mother's car and ends up having to make a journey through Hades - and must make some choices while doing so? This is probably the darkest story I've ever written, and is, in an odd way, the mirror opposite of "The Box." Warning: This is definitely YA, not for younger readers.