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The Master Executioner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western
Ordinary people do not understand Oscar Stone. Everything he does, he does impeccably. He is a profound student of his art, completely versed in its traditions over the centuries. He is a student of ropes and their properties, a master of the latest scientific knowledge about the human neck, a careful calculator of weights and drops, and an exacting observer of results.
Cold Blue Midnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Indiana the condemned die at midnight. Killers like Peter Tapley, a twisted man who lived in his mother's shadow and took his hatred out on trusting young women. Six years after Tapley's execution, his ex-wife Jill is trying to live down his crimes. But somewhere in the chilly night someone won't let her forget. Someone who still blames her for her husband's hideous deeds.
New England Law Review: Volume 48, Number 4 - Summer 2014
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,050. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
The development of death penalty law and historical figures in this process, as Symposium: "A Look Back at the History of Capital Punishment." Volume 48, Summer 2014, has articles by such leading scholars as Evan Mandery, Michael Meltsner, Phyllis Goldfarb, and Zachary Baron Shemtob. The history and anomalies of the development of capital punishment law in the U.S. are explored, plus student work.
Blood on the Information Superhighway
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
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Delve into the darkest reaches of the World Wide Web and learn the gritty reality that happens every day. Uncensored and unapologetic, this book gives details and back stories into some of the Internet's most viral content -- but the content far fewer people talk about. Not for the faint of heart nor for the weak of stomach, this is reality unveiled in its rawest form. Discretion is advised.
The Executioner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Sentenced to death for treason, the King's people were excited to see his death. But who would carry out his sentence? Would they be skilled or a hack? Would they botch the beheading, or make a clean slice of things? Find out as you enter the rising excitement as all wait for the Executioner. This is a short story, 3800 words long.
Hanging Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
London, 1751: It's hanging day at Tyburn and six men and three women are about to meet their end on the gallows. Come to see them hang is also Jack Blackstone, better known as Blackjack the highwayman. But Jack has not come to Tyburn merely to gawk at a public execution. For today Eliza Colson, Jack's beloved, will be hanged for a crime she did not commit. Jack will save her or die trying.
The Kiss of the Executioner's Blade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
France 1516: The executioner Geoffrey de Bressac is called to the town of Charentes to put a traitor and assassin to death. But a shock awaits him. For the condemned is a young woman, Angeline de Golon. Worse, she insists she is innocent. But how can Geoffrey save Angeline, when she is to die at sunrise?
Countdown to Death
Series: The Silencer, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Richard Blakemore leads a double life. Pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But those days are over, for Blakemore was found guilty of murdering the mafia boss Antonio Tortelli and sentenced to death. But now, with Richard Blakemore on death row and the date of the execution drawing near, the Silencer has reappeared, insisting Blakemore is innocent.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
Price: Free! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.