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The Accidental Hero
By Joshua Graham
Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Dawn Treader Press. Category: Fiction
Ruthless hitman confronts his destiny in a startling tale of redemption.
Outcast
By Leslie Claire Walker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010 by Secret Fire Press. Category: Fiction
A singer of songs can make people feel and know. Beautiful things. Things people wished they could un-feel and un-know. But not if the keepers of secrets imprison him. The warden sends for him every day. The warden tells him stories he can never repeat. One day the stories will end and so will he. With bonus story "Treasure."
Lowlifes
By Robert Pratten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction
San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so.
Dans l'asile de nuit, suivi de 'Lettres de ma prison'
By Rosa Luxemburg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,210. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay
Rosa Luxemburg répugnait à la tiédeur. S'emparant d'un fait divers (l'empoisonnement mortel d'une centaine de miséreux par de la nourriture avariée), elle dénonce la logique d'un système qui assure dans le même temps la prospérité indécente d'une poignée de privilégiés et jette dans la misère noire une frange croissante du peuple. Un texte d'une actualité brûlante.
Murphy Blue
By Linda Hahn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction
When a crime is committed nearby, Murphy is the logical choice to take the rap. The law thinks so and the neighborhood agrees. Nicholas is horrified when charges are filed and does his utmost to get Murphy safely off the hook. But safety is not to be for the poor, hard-luck bastard Murphy, who's on the superhighway to death row.
Blood
By Jack Remick
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,260. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction
Ex-mercenary Hank Mitchell gets five years hard time for stealing a tubful of women's underwear. In prison, Mitch finds the peace he needs to write his own story—a saga of family deception, sexual obsession, and contract killing. Now his time is up and his family want him out and back in the killing game …
Phillip's Clown
By Robert Beck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,370. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
A prologue to a longer tale. A novel of courage and sacrifice. A drama of love and lost hope renewed. A story of a boy who fears his life is running out of time, a man with a second chance, and the bond they form in the time they share... Sometimes you must give your life, to get it back...
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Gain by Violence
By R. J. Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
On July 2, 1948, three inmates attempted to break out of the most-feared and most-inescapable prison in the world: the Annokea Federal Prison in Bixby, Georgia. Their plan was perfect. They seized one of the main cellblocks in minutes. They took three guards hostage. They made a deal with the warden. Soon they would be on the road to freedom. And then it all began to fall apart.
Judas Kiss
By Karen L. McKee
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,160. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction
Deena Hunter, rising-star Assistant Deputy Warden, investigates a death everyone says is a suicide. Events conspire against her and send her into the arms of her police contact, the one man she let get away for all the right reasons – reasons that haunt him to this day. Being alone in a prison is always dangerous and Deena’s search for the truth endangers not only herself, but everyone she loves.