Books tagged: cruelty

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Humanimal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A collection of 1001 thoughts, remarks and quotations of great thinkers, Nobel prize winners, celebrities,anonymous and ordinary people, about the ideal and actual relationship between human race and other animals, from veganism to hunt, from vivisection to farming.
POP-splat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,370. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A prominent businessman is murdered in an apparent hijacking. For Matt Dreyer the death of his father seems like murder most foul. This disturbed Hamlet of the 21st century sets off on a tortuous and bloody hell ride to track down his father’s killers. Ian Martin's POP-Splat looks at today’s South Africa through cynical eyes and uses his unique brand of sick humor to satirize a sick society.
Why They Do It: Beliefs & Emotional Gratification Lead to Violence
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Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Beliefs and emotional gratification are core issues in violent acts. Other explanations such as mental illness and being victims themselves take second place to belief systems. Through case studies, the author shows how beliefs and gratification are central to understanding and preventing violence
Cruelty the Human Heart
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This story asks the question - How cruel are we? A law enforcement officer in a small Louisiana village learns a painful, illuminating lesson in human nature. Cover art by Vincent De Noux.
Stars and Turtles
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Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A little girl struggles with her own loneliness and its effect upon her life.
Untitled Mediums
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 173,000. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
You can't judge a book by it's cover, you just can't. Here's the story of Aidan Lucas. He's just a simple, polite, handsome, and hard working accounting clerk. Stuck in a world of sleaze and exploitation, anguish and cruelty, when the objects of his affections are threatened, he'll unleash streaks of malice and vengeance that none could forget.
Wire Mesh Mothers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,270. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It all started with the best of intentions. Kate McDolen, an elementary school teacher, knew she had to protect one of her students, little 8-year-old Mistie, from parents who were making her life a living hell. So Kate packed her bags, quietly picked up Mistie after school one day, and set off with her toward what she thought would be a new life. It becomes a nightmare.
The Happy-Unhappy Bridegroom: a ghost story
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Series: The Sleight of Heart and Other Stories. Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Brandon Stewart can't be happy without his beautiful new bride Lucille - but she can't be happy unless she's making him miserable. For a couple so enslaved by the cruel tyranny of their own love, is death itself strong enough to part them?
Computer Bug
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The date is 2280 and the world is very different. Virtual reality has replaced much of the actual world and many of the planet's inhabitents are no longer even made of flesh and bone. But children are still children; they still crave new toys, they still deceive their parents, and they can still be very cruel. In a future where not everything is as it seems, pain and torture remain real enough...
Lost Kingdom
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
The story is about a Prince whose greedy parents plan that one day their son will become the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the world. When the King and Queen die, so do their dream. The Prince becomes aware of the consequences produced by his parent’s behaviour and seeks to make amends to all those whose blood and sweat was the heavy price paid.