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The Doctor's Deceit: Sapphire Brigade Book 2
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Series: Sapphire Brigade, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Vanguard or villain? Who is the real Owen Vargas? Sargent, 1898: The Doctor has a secret, a secret he never revealed to his wife, a secret he concealed from his childhood friend. Is he afraid that the Brigade will find out? Does he fear Retribution? Or does he have another reason for his strange behavior?
Sixes and Eights
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Author Jamel DuBois creates crime stories, soft and hard, displaying a range of situations wherein people find themselves in trouble with society and the law.
Be Good
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Laurie Lee can only watch across the fields as the tornado comes barrelling down on the Home, a place where parents send their kids when they’ve been bad--a place from which her Pa has been saving runaways for years. In the destruction, she finds a choice: stand up for what’s right...or “be good.”
Sternum Music
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
G, who has committed a crime against tall poppyism, awaits the committee’s solution, of which G previously had once headed. It was G who suggested The Grip, a torture device in which G now stands, as a journey starter toward humiliation. There are many ways in which G can be humiliated. But whatever it is must involve the general public.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
The Memory of You Lingers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Baird the convicted rapist knows no peace. Ten years of haunting by the digital ghost of his victim, Frieda, have left him a basket case…but freedom awaits. If he can make it till tomorrow, his sentence will end, and the ghost will become vaporware. But Frieda has no intention of leaving quietly, and the going-away gift she has for Baird could be worse than the nightmare he has already endured.
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.
Wrongly Convicted
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
An Innocent Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,210. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Innocence? Ignorance? Sometimes it’s hard to know which is more dangerous. When young heiress Jane Hervey arrives in Cornwall in 1861 she is completely ignorant of the double standards that governed Victorian public and private life. This is the story of her unwitting discovery of the facts of life – and love – and how it changes everything and everyone in her circle.
Punishing the Art Thief
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Adult
Security guard James Tannen feels no shame in blackmailing beautiful Melissa in exchange for his silence, after she crashes a private art unveiling at his employer's house--then costs him his job by stealing a priceless painting that’s been missing for decades. His price? Sexual surrender. His technique? Straight out of the sexy romances Melissa loves to read. Originally from Ellora's Cave.