Books tagged: cruelty

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Series: Unforgettable Fairy Tales, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 980. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Whether you go along with environmentalism or not, you'll enjoy this timeless tale of a demented sadist getting his comeuppance from a shape-shifter. Megan is astonished to see her new neighbour in the countryside killing snakes on his property, for no good reason whatsoever. She uses her abilities to perhaps teach him a lesson, or more likely, just to be rid of him. Flash-fiction, ~920 words.
Cab Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Plays » Women Authors, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Taxi drivers that come across varied human phenomena and try to make sense of them are at the heart of this play. In each of the fourteen segments that make up the play starts off a tragic-comic voyage, starting with the driver’s basic function as a vehicle transporting the passenger from A to B and gearing towards unfolding stories of human conditions and of most basic of urges.
Robbie the Dysfunctional Robot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 198,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Robbie the lonely house bot meets other robots and finds that while both himself and his world are more complex and dangerous than he imagined, love trumps oppression. Robbie learns about his forgotten past and meets his embarrassingly human ex-lover George. Robbie needs to find out why and by who his memory was wiped, because while he may have forgotten the past, the past has not forgotten him.
The Legend of Isla De Dierra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,870. Language: British English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Legend of Isla de Dierra tells the story of Caterina, and the events leading up to her kidnapping by the fearsome pirate Bartholomew. What appears at first to be a simple kidnapping, it soon becomes apparent that everyone on Isla de Dierra seems to have some connection to Caterina. More intrigue develops as the story of Saraven and Dierra unfolds.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This is an intense psychological suspense short story by Eric Stringer. Dorothy is brought into the hospital, the victim of an accident. While in the hospital bed with her head in a fixed position, she sees a spider that takes her back to a childhood regret. The rest is just payback.
Why a Hermit?
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
These 2 poems attempt to make brief but pointed arguments in favor of radical rethinks on what national dreams are in the democratic-capitalist world. There's not a suggestion in here how to solve the problems of insane cruelty so rampant in our societies - that is left to the readers' imaginations. "Why a Hermit?' and "The Truth-Tellers" illustrate the effects of the toppling of our Dreams.
28 Famous Murders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
Baby Chicks And Easter Holidays Medieval Legend And Modern Era Abuse
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The text of my book details the struggle of young chicks when they are sold by uncaring pet shops and farmers to the parents of children, who present the dyed birds to their children at Easter. I have described the festiveness of Easter from the time of a pagan goddess Aostra, the Persians, and early Christians. Legislation to fight the sale of dyed baby chicks was begun by the mid 20th century.
Snapshot Smiles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Everyone would be a much better person if loved. A novel which deals with the lack of love and its consequences.
Alexandra (Quest for Justice Series:1)
Price: $3.40 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When her daughter is brutally killed by an evil sociopath, Alexandra Storm realizes that justice is the last thing she would get in a society corrupted by the lure of power and greed. Appalled by the corruption, crime and cruelty around her, Alexandra embarks on a mission to eradicate the evil and deliver justice to the poor and the helpless while she hunts for her daughter’s killer,Lynn Brook.