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A Turning Wind
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“Ms. Harlond details a credible, intricate world of deals and alliances, threats and opportunities, uncertainty and trust, in which her hero, the wily Genoese merchant Ludo da Portovenere, must tread with extreme caution. Let's hear yet more of him!” --Antoine Vanner, author of the Dawlish Chronicles series.
The Tarnished Oath
Series: Felbin Legal Dramas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An influential politician rewards a corrupt prosecutor with a judgeship but demands a payback when his son is charged with murder and the case is assigned to that judge.
Injustice in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
Injustice in America is an irreverent look at how justice and fairness is administered in America as told by a veteran scholar and criminal justice practitioner.
Elements of Judicial Strategy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts and trial practice, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Adding a substantive 2016 Foreword by Lee Epstein and Jack Knight, Walter F. Murphy's classic of law and political science is presented to a new generation of observers of the U.S. Supreme Court and how its Justices create judicial decisions. As Epstein and Knight write, this book is "extraordinary. It's the rarest of rare: a breakthrough of the path-marking, even paradigm-shifting, variety."
Judicial Activism: A Way to Overcome it
Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Law » Judicial Power
Judicial activism in the U.S. occurs when a few Supreme Court judges decide public policy issues, which normally deal with rights. However, it would be better for the people to decide such issues through their elected representatives. This book proposes a way to remove judicial activism, by returning to an original view of the founding fathers that preferred legislative oversight of rights issues.
All Is Well That Ends Well (A Short Play)
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
We have the Mr. Shawn and Mr. Mogera whose lives are inter-woven by silly events. One good deed deserves another and for sure, we should do good as the Swahili say "tenda wema nenda zako", which means "do good and go your way. True enough, the play seeks to demonstrate what the good we do can return to us, not with trumpets, but with the most unexpected of live's events.
What A Sad World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,070. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Drama... Action... A Chilling Thriller! This is a Must Read... and you won’t be able to put the damn book down! It is a story of naughty and reckless young men whose actions were for no reason other than to enrich themselves, regardless of who got hurt in the process. They broke into the home of a harmless law-abiding family and wreaked havoc... Read on... it is a sad world indeed.
No Sympathy
You set the price! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Mr.D. Categories: Essay » Sociology
I don’t look for sympathy. I made the choices that put me in federal prison for thirty-five years, without parole. I’m sure most people couldn’t care less about the life of any prisoner until they become the victim of one who escapes or gets out.
Conviction of Innocence
Series: Felbin Legal Dramas. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a racially charged environment, a white police officer, unable to explain a massive skull fracture, is charged with murdering a young black man by a zealous prosecutor with political ambitions.
What's My Name
You set the price! Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A mysterious man is discovered wanderiing through the streets dirty and confused. He finds himself in police custody and begins a journey through a legal system which confounds and abuses him. Any one of us could be remanded for 'Medical reports' and shut away behind bars without support or advice. This short story exposes a system which can suck you in and NEVER spit you out again.