Books tagged: presidential assassination

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Fifteen Dollars' Guilt
You set the price! Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Darkwater Syndicate, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Some find their life’s calling in a flash of insight, or through sleepless nights of toil. For others, it takes an act of kindness. But when one man’s charity helps another realize his calling is to end a third man’s life, what then? And what is one to do when the intended victim is the president of the United States?
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
Promise of Joy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 187,340. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
In The Promise of Joy, with his Vice President Ted Jason and his wife Beth Knox dead at the hands of an assassin, newly elected President Orrin Knox contends with a game of one-upmanship between the Soviet Union and China. The United States, guided by Knox’s inflexible will, begins to assist rebels seeking to break away from their Communist overlords...
Come Nineveh, Come Tyre
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 207,800. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Classics
In Come Nineveh, Come Tyre, China and the Soviet Union are waiting and watching for any sign of weakness from the untried Ted Jason, survivor of the assassination attempt that took the life of Orrin Knox and catapulted him into the Presidency. Ted Jason has been thrust into this position of power—is he up to the challenge of leadership in such a time of crisis?
The Lincoln Stalker
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
A chance discovery of journals on an Indiana farm from an individual who knew Abraham Lincoln for over 45 years, sheds some light on a few aspects which hadn’t been covered before. Thorton Andrew Davis VIII, the great-great-great-great-great grandson of the man who wrote the journals partnered with noted author Steve Akley to present these stories to the public for the first time.
Garcia's Paradise
Price: Free! Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
CIA Agent, Mark Calvin, uncovers the greatest secret in American history, the assassination an American President while fighting against the drug Cartel. Betrayed by the Central Intelligence Agency he realizes he is marked for death. Desperate, he confronts his own victim to discover the amazing secret of a President assassination.
Number Two: A Special Edition Destroyer Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by Warren Murphy Media. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Accidents happen. The Vice President has seen enough of them: he’s seen the economy crash, foreign policy bungled, and civil liberties destroyed. When he gives speeches, he puts his foot in his mouth so often his tongue should have “welcome” printed on it. But when the accidents start turning deadly, a plot to assassinate the VP is discovered. ...Time for Remo Williams and Chiun!
White Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,370. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
White Lies is a political thriller of 200 pages, mixing fact and fiction. The story, involving a plot by extremists to overthrow the government, begins six months before the 2012 Presidential Elections, with, in the background, the re-election campaign of the first African-American President.
Killing President Garfield - How a Schizophrenic Changed American History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 233,300. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
To schizophrenic Charles Guiteau his Divine Inspiration to “remove” President Garfield was real to him even as he dangled from a rope. Garfield’s agony is chronicled elsewhere. This focus is on the delusional world of his shooter. Some actions are fictionalized to dramatize the actual story. It took Guiteau five tries to shoot Garfield and there were at least seven attempts on his life.
A Night of Horrors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
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A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.