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The Seed
Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00)
Can Matt Sinclair forgive his daughter’s killer? What difference will it make if he does? Is there any hope for the soul of someone who has murdered a fourteen-year-old girl? Will the murderer end up on death row? This is a story of crime, prison and redemption set in South Carolina. This is a Christian novella with approximately 20,000 words.
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,980. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
Provoking the Senses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Life But not as we know it, that essence of being which makes up this amazing world we live in.
Don't Get Sidetracked
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A story of one man's refusal to allow the waves of life to drown him, Matthew Creighton defies the odds stacked against him in a riveting true story of how he goes from Marine, to guardian of his siblings, to law enforcement officer, to convict, and finally he becomes a messenger. Matthew's story is astonishing, heart-wrenching, and uplifting all in one.
Mixed Signals
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? Find out – read Mixed Signals.”
Pimm's Body Shop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Meet Leland Bicks, recently released from Oregon State Prison after serving twenty years for a double murder. A man with no future. Today, Mr. Bicks finds himself in Pimm's, a curio shop filled with a eclectic mix of magic and the occult where he meets Skip Pimm who offers Bicks a new life free from his past. A tale that asks the question, "Does every man deserve a second chance?"
Ellen A Woman Of Spirit
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 43,910. Language: Australian English. Published: July 25, 2012 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
'Ellen: a woman of spirit' by Noelene Allen is the extraordinary true story of a woman whose life journey is told with sympathy, compassion and above all honesty. The strength of the women of the Kelly family becomes clear as the reader shares many previously untold anecdotes of the life of the mother of Australia’s most famous bushranger, Ned Kelly.
Convict Doug's Dilemma: Witness of a Christian Martyr at Folsom Prison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
A fiction story with over 4,700 words. It joins unbeliever and convict Doug Hall as he arrives at Folsom Prison, and introduces the reader to the horrible conditions and experiences that Doug must endure. But the crucial life choices of Doug's Christian cellmate result in a reevaluation of everything Doug misunderstands about Christianity. He is then compelled to accept some shocking conclusions.
Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00)
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.