Books tagged: crime and punishment

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Just Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What made a promising university student become a bank robber? How did a world traveler become an internationally wanted criminal? This book is a story of discovery and dreams; of loss and struggle. It will show how the path of crime is not always easy to predict. As the story progresses, a harrowing account of time spent in American prisons is given, where slowly the past unravels.
When Mothers Become Murderers
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
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The most evil and cold-blooded murderers in the world must surely be the mothers who kill their unwanted children in the name of abortion. According to the Vedic scriptures, such heartless mothers who are equal to witches should be sent to the gallows and hung for the crime of infanticide.
The Hitman: Dirty Rotters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
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I wasn’t always a killer. I was an average guy, living an average life. Then my fiancé was kidnapped and murdered. I buried my conscience, teetering on losing my soul, and stepped into the vengeful role of a killer. I became a hitman. A hero to some. An angel to others. I am Michael Lynch and this is my story. This is where it all began.
Tales of the Courtroom and other odd tales.
Series: A Young Lawyer dealing with Unusual Clients.. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession, Nonfiction » Law » General law
A few short court cases involving a newly qualified Solicitor who should have known better.
Final Hearing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
What would you do if the older brother that you looked up to was set up, indicted, and convicted for a crime he didn't commit? In a fit of anger, you too became a convicted felon. Together they are the defendants in two legal dramas that were dubbed "The Bribe & Burn Trials".
Early American Criminals: An American Newgate Calendar, Chronicling the Lives of the Most Notorious Criminal Offenders from Colonial America and the New Republic
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In “Early American Criminals,” crime historian, Anthony Vaver, examines early America’s most notorious criminals: burglars, murderers, pirates, counterfeiters, and other offenders who would be recognized as criminals even by today’s standards. Yet in telling the stories of these criminals, Vaver shows how early Americans both thought about and punished criminals differently than we do today.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Words of Wisdom: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Series: Great Oratory, Book 19 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 314. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Classics
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, one of the most famous and widely read Russian novelists, has contributed greatly to the world literature with his unique and powerful creations. One of his most famous novels is "Crime and Punishment." It is said to be the first psychological novel.
1 Day
Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature
A single mother teaches high school literature, parents her young son, and fights through a day. 1 Day, a novelette, was first published by the literary journal Prick of the Spindle.
A Countdown to Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Susan Miles is nosy. When she’s not keeping tabs on her neighbors at her New York City apartment building, she’s badgering the doormen for more information. With a tip from Jose, her favorite doorman, Susan is unwittingly drawn into a sinister murder plot that leaves one resident dead.