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Murder at the Narrows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
James A. Wiley was found dead on his boat in the Delaware Canal in 1866. After a brief investigation, the constable and county deputies tracked down a suspect. The suspect was a colorful figure who told tall tales of his adventures in the Civil War, his career as a criminal and his half-dozen marriages. He tried to escape the prison and when he could not, he tried to escape the hangman's noose.
Deadly Double, An Adaline and Genevieve Adventure
Series: An Adaline and Genevieve Adventure. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Adaline and Genevieve, Victorian lady detectives, take on a case involving mistaken identities, sex, adulteries, murders, a young lord falsely accused of murder and piracy wrapped together. Hired by the mother of the accused man to prove his innocence. How will our Victorian lady detectives unravel this multifaceted mystery and be able to prove the young man innocent before he hangs?
A Trip To the Gallows in East Tennessee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,470. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This book gives the actual account of murderers that received the death penalty with the facts of the case and the events of the hangings. The facts are real with the actual names of the victims and the perpetrator. The hangings listed here cover a period of about forty years in East Tennessee.
Death Minus Hours
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
His father has been in jail for twenty years, the last few of these on death row for killing his aunt—his father’s sister—a murder that he did, indeed, commit. His execution is set for the following morning, and he has finally agreed to see his son.
The ANC's Cemetery Of Governance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Business
Maybe, changing the constitution regarding private property ownership, is not as important - and maybe high-time, as reinstating Capital punishment. Think of those dusty lonely ropes, begging for company...
A Hanging Offense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Too late for the California gold rush, Frederick plans on making it to the Helena gold fields in time to make his fortune. The west feels foreign to him. He beds down in a rocky area after a day of long, hot travel on his bay mare. Frederick wakes to find his horse stolen and Helena still many miles away. A battle with the hostile land, for his life, lies ahead of him.
Gunfighters and Hooligans of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,940. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaw, is a character unique in our national history, and one who has been seen in many other countries than this. The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, John Westley Hardin, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in our history.
Deranged Justice: The Law & Lunacy of Bartow Grover Nix
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 7th, 1919 Bartow Grover Nix was hanged for a double murder in Columbus, Georgia...questions continue concerning the prosecution of the case...was it done properly; was Nix even sane. Nearly a century later, Bartow's great nephew reviewed the case with fresh eyes...what he found led to a compelling tale...of the nature of southern justice...in the early 20th century.
The Hanging
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency
In this thrilling short story by Katherine Anne, a young man is forced to atone for the murder of his mother. Now that he's come of age, it's time for him to pay up. It's a life for a life, but can this daring teen escape execution with the knowledge of what really happened on the night of his mother's death? Or will he die like the killer he claims he's not?
The Three Faces of Steve: Or, The 100% and Absolutely True Story and Not At All Made Up Adventures of the Life and Times of the 22nd and 24th President of the United States, Stephen Grover Cleveland
You set the price! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Historical » USA
An Exercise in Fictional-Non-Fiction of Three Incidences in the Early Days of the Life of a Dead President -- That Being Stephen Grover Cleveland