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An Innocent Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,210. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Innocence? Ignorance? Sometimes it’s hard to know which is more dangerous. When young heiress Jane Hervey arrives in Cornwall in 1861 she is completely ignorant of the double standards that governed Victorian public and private life. This is the story of her unwitting discovery of the facts of life – and love – and how it changes everything and everyone in her circle.
Wrongly Convicted
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,080. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
We all have a fear of being accused of something we didn’t do and being punished accordingly. When this happens the injustice can be infuriating, but usually the situation can be resolved quickly and peacefully. Sometimes, however, this occurs on such an unfathomably huge scale that it results in our freedom being taken away from us.
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.
The Memory of You Lingers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Baird the convicted rapist knows no peace. Ten years of haunting by the digital ghost of his victim, Frieda, have left him a basket case…but freedom awaits. If he can make it till tomorrow, his sentence will end, and the ghost will become vaporware. But Frieda has no intention of leaving quietly, and the going-away gift she has for Baird could be worse than the nightmare he has already endured.
The Amazing Adventures of Cholly Blake
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada
(5.00)
A newspaper’s grossly overblown account of a Great Lakes ‘sinking’ dramatically changes a humble sailor’s life in 1879 -- and turns him into a Canadian hero. The fantastical exploits of Cholly Blake include piracy, duels, treasure-hunting, a thrilling raft voyage, terror in a runaway balloon, visits to a vile “sweating den” -- and they nearly trigger an accidental "war" with the United States.
Sixes and Eights
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Author Jamel DuBois creates crime stories, soft and hard, displaying a range of situations wherein people find themselves in trouble with society and the law.
The Eternal Question
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Why are we here? I had a chance meeting with a strange old man the other day that claimed to know. His answer makes a frightening amount of sense.
S.O.S (Save our Society)
Price: Free! Words: 15,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
(4.00)
The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
The Rat
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 9,910. Language: Australian English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00)
A father drives into the desert with his young son, a small family on an exciting road trip to any police officer or petrol station attendant that looks their way. But this father isn’t the pleasant soul he acts for strangers. And it’s not suitcases weighing down the back of his sedan.
Dysfunctional Poetry 102 for Bedtime Reading
Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
The second volume of one hundred helter-skelter provocative short poems dealing with life and living at any age, any gender, any where, any time.