Books tagged: convicts

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Bound with an Iron Chain: The Untold Story of How the British Transported 50,000 Convicts to Colonial America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Drowned Hopes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Betrayed by her friends, her family and her lover, Ellen thinks she's reached rock bottom. Then she is tangled in the web of one of the worst villains to ever step out of a cellblock.
Gain by Violence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
On July 2, 1948, three inmates attempted to break out of the most-feared and most-inescapable prison in the world: the Annokea Federal Prison in Bixby, Georgia. Their plan was perfect. They seized one of the main cellblocks in minutes. They took three guards hostage. They made a deal with the warden. Soon they would be on the road to freedom. And then it all began to fall apart.
Angels of Death
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
A cautionary tale of good and evil. Tackling the age old question of what happens to us when we die?