Books tagged: prison escape

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Gifts from the Gallows
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
Investigating an outlandish claim that condemned prisoners are surviving the hangman’s drop thanks to the prison doctor, detective and adventurer Blair Leigh finds herself torn between her feelings and doing the right thing in wartime London, 1916.
The Great Escape: The Inside Story of the Dannemora Prison Escape
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Written in his own unique style, Author Paul “Doc” Gaccione covers his experiences as a prisoner in this maximum security facility during the time of the Danemora Prison Escape.
How To Successfully Escape Your Country & Beat The Authorities When The Worse Scenario Becomes Reality
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This book will show you what it takes to escape your home country and cross international borders.You have found this expat guide book that can help you, or anyone, looking to run from the authorities be successful and start a new happier life.
The Mystery Bride and the Convict
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A South American dictator assumes office after assassinating his predecessor. He uses his new power to go after an old enemy--an American who has caused him problems. The man is arrested and sentenced to death because the despot wishes to confiscate his money and property. Moments before he facing a firing squad, he is informed of a proposition by a mysterious young lady who wishes to marry him.
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
The Midnight Express Letters: From a Turkish Prison 1970-1975
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The annotated letters that Billy Hayes wrote to his family, girlfriend, and friends during his 5 years in a Turkish prison, are the compelling raw source material from which Midnight Express--the worldwide best-selling book that became an Academy Award-winning film--is drawn. They tell Billy's story of both the events and the inner journey, with the urgency and intimacy of the moment.
Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
Ol' Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Jack. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
An innocent man is thrown into the nightmare existence of heavy labor, savagery and danger of a South Georgia prison farm. No one has ever escaped this hellhole overseen by a sadistic warden and a dog with a legendary reputation for never losing his man, Here's the real story behind the Blake Shelton country classic hit song, "Ol' Red." If you liked the song, you're gonna love this book!
The Big House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘It all involved a dame, of course.’ Murdoch finds himself in The Big House, framed for murder. He is offended by just about everything. After telling the warden he has been violated in the shower, Murdoch finds himself on the wrong end of Lucky Marvin. His plotted death becomes the distraction for a prison escape. Will the escape plan be foiled? And will Murdoch survive for another episode?
Traveler's Respite: Part I - Devolution of the Species
Price: Free! Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Honour amongst thieves proves to be a redundant concept for fugitives Thomas and Volrad, who argue in a strange and unsettling Bavarian forest over a bulging coin purse. Only one man leaves the woods alive to seek shelter in a remote inn where he hopes he will be safe from the police and whatever else lurks outside. Or what lurks within.