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Fort Warren: New England's Most Historic Civil War Site
By Jay Schmidt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Fort Warren was started in 1833 on Georges Island to protect the City of Boston. It was first occupied at the start of the Civil War. The government soon utilized the fort as a prison for Confederate military and political prisoners. The book includes stories about the Trent Affair, the writing of the John Brown song, escapes, executions and the famous Legend of the Ghost of the Lady in Black.
Worms of the Earth Reburied
By Roberta E. Howard
Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction
A Bryn Mak Morn story. Bryn Mak Morn, under an alias, is forced to watch one of her countrywomen crucified. The Roman consul taunts her during the execution, and barbarian Pict queen Bryn swears dark revenge, enough to horrify her fellows. She seeks a Door into the underworld, so she can make Titia Sulla suffer, by the arts of R’lyeh and the Ring of Dagon. A Gender Switch Adventure.
Corporate Responsibility
By Tara Loughead
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction
A very short science fiction story about getting someone to take the top job, when it means that they could literally be for the chop.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
By Bruce Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Methods of Execution
By Sascha von Bornheim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Methods of Execution lists and describes the different ways in which humans have put each other to death throughout history. It is recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the death penalty, the macabre, or for fans of horror or gore movies.
Slave Empire III - The Shrike
By T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…
The Testament of Lady Silvie
By Sean O'Hara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011 by Pulp Electronique. Category: Fiction
I must take a chance on the truth eventually becoming known through this testament, otherwise history will call my bastard step-daughter a virtuous princess, while I and my daughters are vilified. Already I have heard the tales of "Cinderella" rampant in the kingdom, turning that scamp into a martyr among milkmaids and saint for scullery girls.
Inferno: An Inquiry into the Willingham Fire
By J Bennett Allen
Price: Free! Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Lynn Allen. Category: Nonfiction
Cameron Todd Willingham refused to walk to his execution. To his last moment he proclaimed his innocence of the arson that claimed the lives of his children. While much has been written of the trial, conviction and execution of Willingham, Inferno is the first exploration of the possible causes of the fire that cost three children, and eventually, Willingham himself, their lives.
Martyr
By Emmaline Westlund
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Destruction Productions. Category: Fiction
Long ago, a woman could be convicted of witchcraft simply for breathing, it seems. MARTYR is a slightly modern take on the old, familiar witch hunt story. Appropriate for most audiences old enough to know about death.
One Blood
By Qwantu Amaru
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
A supernatural curse torments a group of people unaware of their hidden connections. Set in and throughout Louisiana, the story takes the reader on an epic journey from the 1800′s to the early 2000′s.