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The Jacket
By Janice Daugharty
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Fiction
Imagine that you, like the grandfather in this story, are confined to a wheel chair from which you watch your only grandchild--in this case a boy, "Butch"--repeat your past like a re-wound video. Already emotionally estranged from the child, who is completely in your care, you can only watch and wait and hope the video will end before you are forced to use the pistol next to your right hip.
Pilgrims of War
By Carl A. Veno
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction
It's 1941, the Japanese have just attacked Pearl Harbor and immigrants are being sent to US internment camps. Amid this upheaval is Doctor Magdalena Russo, an Italian doctor on a passenger ship caught in the conflict. She would spend the next three years in internment camps. Her struggle to get back to her homeland takes her on a voyage of confinement, loneliness, fear and sometimes love.
Walk To Freedom
By Carolyn Merrimon
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is an autobiography of my life story. I was previously confined at Ft. Leavenworth United States Disciplinary Barracks located in Fort Leavenworth, KS. This is a Military Confinement Facility where military men and women, who have been court-martialed, are confined together.
The Lighthouse: a short story
By Karen Heard
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
A young girl trapped in a flooding Lighthouse begins to wonder why her parents left... A short story originally published in the collection: It's Dark Inside.
An Unkindness of Ravens
By JT Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction
Jeff has been locked up in solitary confinement for nearly five years when the warden offers him an opportunity to reduce his sentence by joining crews that are repairing the country's energy grid, which has been rupturing and blowing up buildings and people, the unexpected and unfortunate result of changing the nation's fuel. He is added to a crew loaded with the nation's most notorious killers.
The Ghost In The Kettle
By Rik Hunik
Series: Short Stories, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction
A slightly different version of this ghost story was published in Midnight Times # 18, Summer 2007, under the title "In The Kettle". When Jeff first heard about the ghost at the Phoenix Tire Retreading Plant he thought the old timer was pulling his leg, but when a young coworker told him the ghost wanted to talk to him he had to change his thinking.
Cellar Full of Cole - Cole Sage Mystery #2
By Micheal Maxwell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Cole Sage fights the seedy underbelly of pornography and child abduction. Two cities put all of Cole’s skills to the test and his loyalty to friends above the law. Two cities joined perversity and a pair of pedophiles with no respect for life, family or the innocence of children. Solving a case in San Francisco may not be enough to get him out of Chicago alive. How far will he go to save a child?
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.