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The Forest of the Hanged
Series: Thurvok. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2019 by Cora Buhlert. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
Whenever one of the Rhadur is killed in a city they have conquered, 12 citizens chosen at random must die in turn. The Rhadur governor of Greyvault has been murdered and 12 maidens shall hang. One of those to be hanged is Lysha, childhood sweetheart of Meldom, thief, cutpurse and assassin. Meldom sets off to rescue her, together with his friends Thurvok, the sellsword, and the sorceress Sharenna…
Tea and Treachery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lady Violetta Chesterfield travels to Dragomir on a mission. Her fiancé, airship captain Nicholas Blackstone, has been captured and sentenced to death. Violetta is determined to save him. She visits Count Ostrowsky to beg for his life. The Count receives, though he has no intention of letting Blackstone go. However, he has no idea to what lengths Violetta is willing to go to save the man she loves
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.
Hostage to Passion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
En route from Spain to the New World, Dona Rosaria is taken hostage by the English pirate Sir Nicholas Harcourt, the infamous Black Falcon. Rosaria fears the worst, but Sir Nicholas proves himself surprisingly courteous – until he threatens to hang Rosaria, should her uncle fail to pay the ransom…
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
Angelique and the Burning of Montreal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In 1734 during a windstorm, a fire burned 45 homes and a hospital within three hours. Accused on the evidence of a 15 year old slave who claims to have heard Angelique swear that her mistress would not sleep in her bed that night, the novel details the discover of the motives for the accusation being upheld by the Prosecutor, Judges and court counsellors. Based on actual court records.