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The Gallows Land
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Western
Four months after the death of his young wife, Roy Boone drifts west, alone, into the parched and barren desert of the Arizona Territory. Having sold his farm and virtually all his possessions, Roy is a man desperately escaping his own grief. With no real destination, he wanders aimlessly, desiring only solitude and contemplation.
Hangman's Wages
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Germany in the Middles Ages: Executioner Ulrich finds his workload doubled, when he is ordered him to hang Anna, a thief caught stealing during an execution. Ulrich feels sorry for Anna, but orders are orders. So he leads her to the hanging tree. But as he places the noose around her neck, Ulrich finds that she touches his heart like no one before her. But how can he save Anna from the gallows?
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.
A Fatal Pickup
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 102,780. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On an October night in 1944 on the outskirts of London, a young soldier who had deserted from the US Army and his teenage partner hijacked a hire car and robbed and brutally murdered the unsuspecting driver. The case made headlines on both sides of the Atlantic. Edna Gammon has now pieced together the full story.
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.
Black Denim Lit #6: The Girl in the Glass Case
Series: Black Denim Lit Monthly. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Black Denim Lit #6 "The Girl in the Glass Case": Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders for free through BDLit.com. This month Christopher T. Garry edits together 124 pages of bold, intriguing new fiction from Kelly Schrock, Zack Miller, Ethan Fast, Geoffrey W. Cole, Matthew Di Paoli, M.T. O’Byrne, Benjamin Schachtman and T.D. Edge
The Star of Amalore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Kirian awaits his execution with but one hope remaining for survival: that he will be chosen as a companion by the Star of Amalore. When the Star denies him, Kirian hears her refusal as the toll of the gallows-bell, not realizing that a deeper intrigue is at work and that he has been chosen for service after all—for service that may yet grant him life, if it doesn’t kill him first.
Leopold & Loeb Killed Bobby Franks
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
One of the most sensational crimes of the twentieth century took place when two wealthy young men decided to commit the perfect crime. Travel back in time to learn of how they planned their dastardly deed. From the carefully laid out plans for ransom and the brutal murder of a young boy, these two young men chose path which weaved through the courtroom with America's most famous attorney.