Books tagged: prisons

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The Art of Doing Time
Pre-release—available May 26, 2018. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This book is a blueprint on how to survive and stay out of the Penal System.
Executables
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,240. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
After ten years of brutal prison labor for a crime she didn't commit, Tori Jennings now faces an even more unbearable prospect: freedom. But just because she’s free doesn’t mean she has a future. As an Executable, she has no money, no rights, no citizenship. No laws protect her. And the second she steps off penitentiary grounds, she becomes prey for hit-men legally hired by the victim's family.
Avenge Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by Unmoored Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A TV host shoots for ratings nirvana with the perfect combination of murder victim, death row inmate, and celebrity executioner . . . A ferocious entrepreneur isn't about to let some Ivy League punk run roughshod over his ambition . . . An aging hit man stumbles into the company of a long-reformed ex-felon slated to die . . . Enter the world of Executables with these darkly humorous stories.
Checkmate (The Eternal Dungeon: Sweet Blood #4)
Series: The Eternal Dungeon, 5.4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Split apart from their closest loves and friends, a small group of prison-workers seek to abolish the use of torture against prisoners in the queendom's royal dungeon. Time is running out, for the deadly High Seeker has already flogged and executed prison-workers who opposed his policies. Do the reformers have enough time and skill to bring about radical change in the dungeon?
The Parthian Shot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,200. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Primary School Teacher Liz Wright has it all; a successful career, a rich husband, a son at University, a daughter at one of Sydney’s most prestigious private schools, a house, a boat, a swimming pool and a good friend living next door. That is until she is caught travelling through customs with two kilos of heroin in her suitcase...
Beijing And Beyond: Eating (And Spending) Our Way Through China, With Personal Reflections On China’s Coming-Of-Age Criminal Justice System... And Of My Fellow Travelers, 1981
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
This photograph-rich memoir recounts a three-week trek through China's criminal justice system in 1981, just emerging from the destruction of the Cultural Revolution. You'll visit some seldom-seen institutions, like prisons and reform schools, but also meander through amusing commentary on what it is like to travel with 30 "well-heeled" professionals with an inflated sense of their own importance.
Cell-mates (Life Prison)
Series: Life Prison, side story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Sentenced to life in prison, Tyrrell didn't have many opportunities for bed-play . . . unless he could count what the guards did to him as "play." So his future seemed brighter when he was paired with a cell-mate he'd been eyeing for a long time with affection and lust. If only Tyrrell could keep from becoming his cell-mate's latest murder victim . . .
Silent Screams From Prison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Emotions run rampant in prison. Nothing is ever the same once you go behind the walls and fences. Barbed wire is forever in your memory. "Silent Screams From Prison" is an emotional journey of an inmate and his time behind the wall.
Feeling the Unthinkable, Vol. 2: War and Democracy- War on Democracy
Series: Social Justice. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,430. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professor Donald Gutierrez's essays and reviews on social justice have been collected in a passionate appeal for sensitivity, change, and most importantly action in confronting government abuses and social inequity. Vol.2 focuses on problematic areas of America's democracy such as militarization, war, prisons, and political rhetoric. It includes the book-title essay "Feeling the Unthinkable."
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.