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Rain
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
It's clear on Monday, it's sunny on Tuesday, it's bright and cheerful every day of the week... except Adoption Day. Five orphans huddled under London Bridge, careful to stay dry while waiting for their mysterious benefactor. Why wouldn't it stop raining for poor old Mr. Foxworth? What did God have against him?
Off With Their Heads!
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Queen Victoria took being a queen to the head literally. Anyone she didn’t like would be sent to the chopping block where she became famous “Off with their heads,” and off they went, but one day that would all change when she yelled out “Off with his head.”
Black Blood; The public execution of black life; How to Live in a World with Racism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A black plague has landed upon our doorsteps, more so, in low income black communities and neighborhoods, but nonetheless, on the heads of our black men.
50 Last Words of Executed Criminals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015 by Alex Ramsay. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This book explores the last words of 50 criminals facing execution, ranging from angry outbursts at the injustice of it, to pleas of innocence and begs for mercy. This book will give you an insight into the mind of a criminal in their last moments and demonstrate what an impossible task it is to choose your last words for humanity to hear.
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, LLC. 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.