Books tagged: prison escape

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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?
The Scapegoat
Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 127,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Newlyweds Cedric and Doris Asker sail for New Zealand aboard the Elingamite. But they become separated when the ship sinks near the Three Kings Islands with the loss of many lives. The Askers strive to overcome tragedy, disaster, business failure, and a wrongful murder conviction.
Two Killers on the Loose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Hit man Dick Blackwell escapes death row ahead of a hurricane. To elude capture, he assumes an old friend’s identity, hiding his role in the man’s death. Earl Madison, his former cellmate, also is on the run. Blackmailing his old pal Dick is his only hope to stay off death row. Walter Wellington, a young journalist, plays an unwitting role in reuniting the two killers and bringing one to justice.
Bread And Water: The Escape And Ordeal Of Two New Zealand World War II Conscientious Objectors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
New Zealand World War II conscientious objectors were treated harshly. Imprisoned for their pacifist beliefs, Chris Palmer and Merv Browne were held in military defaulters’ camps in the central North Island. To bring conditions in the camps to public notice, in 1944 Chris and Merv escaped to Wellington. This classic book tells of their audacious adventure and consequent punishment.