Books tagged: riots

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When There Was One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
It is the year 2039, less than two years after the Cleansing. These are the times known as the Great Wastetime. Humanity has been visited by some force that has decimated their numbers to under one billion living souls. And it's getting worse. Violence has been banned. Just the thought of committing an act of violence can now end in your death.
Last Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Christian » Fantasy
Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. Mike could have been a priest - instead of serving sinners from behind a screen, he’s hearing them from behind a bar. Some devil's unleashed Hell on Earth, and there’s no stopping it. But devils can be a matter of perspective, and this is a confession makes Mike wonder about his career. Available in the collection "More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind."
The Travel Agent (A Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What happens when citizens are trapped over seas in a nation turned hostile? Why the change? How did they get there and how do they get out?
The Tinderbox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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This novel links two shattering events in Miami's volatile history -- a hotel fire in 1977 and race riots in 1989. The riots are triggered by the shooting of a black teen-ager by a Hispanic police officer. Miami Times reporter Mike Baedeker survives the riots after covering the dramatic trial of the officer. But a suspect in the fire has a tragic encounter on the streets of Miami...
State of Emergency
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
In a terrifying England of the near future, Will's chance reencounter with his old tutor plunges him into a world of political demonstrations and police brutality. The country's last chance for liberty lies in a deserted hotel room in Shepherds Bush. But what chance does Will have of getting Professor Quigley's Manifesto to Oxford before civil war erupts?
I sought refuge with the Red Shirts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Mace has almost run out of money in the beautiful kingdom of Thailand, but finds refuge in the red shirt camp. He falls in live with a beautiful woman who will have his baby. However, this comes to a shocking end when the soldiers of the government come rushing into the village and clear everyone out in a hail of bullets, chemicals and tear gas!
Compunction
Series: Novels and Stories, Book 58. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Generally, he used to get his payment right after the completion of the job, but this time the money had been given to him after some days.
Balls (September 1981)
Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
GATEKEEPER, Is this the Nation's Last Election?
Series: Fellowship of the Mystery trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,110. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Wild Flower Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic
Readers will need to remind themselves that GATEKEEPER was published years before the events of 9/11 or the current political and economic crises. As GATEKEEPER opens, America teeters on the brink of chaos. Polarization continues while an increasingly angry populace lives on the edge of poverty and secret power struggles threaten to spill over into violence on an unprecedented scale.
The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 - Riots, Civil Rights, Vietnam War Demonstrations, Kent State, Martin Luther King, March on Washington, Kennedy and Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army covers the role of federal military forces in domestic disorders from 1945 through the Los Angeles riots of 1992.