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The Bunker
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
An older Canadian gentleman is intrigued by an online text ad posted by a 'prepper' supply company. He decides to enter the subterranean-living contest. After all, with plenty of food, water, oxygen and entertainment, what could possibly go wrong 207 yards underground? Approx. 4400 words. If this tale were a movie in the US, it would probably be rated PG-13 (language, marijuana, adult themes).
Life After Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is the story of a man that has been behind bars for the last forty years. This is his story about how he copes with society once he is released. Feel this man's anguish as he tries to make it in the free world. It also stirs debate as to whether a murderer can ever really be rehabilitated.
Women in Solitary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Women in Solitary presents the powerful testimony of six women who were imprisoned in solitary confinement in New York State prisons. This ebook is a forceful telling of a previously untold story and illuminates women's experiences of solitary confinement in the rest of the country.
Journeys into Darkness and Light
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Erin Go Bragh Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An emotional short story collection that sets tragic characters against terrible odds. Most of them triumphed over their despair, or accepted their demise with superhuman courage.
4 Walls - The Internal Effects of the Prison Archetype
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Can architecture work as a means to influence the human mind through spatial rehabilitation? The concept of incarceration is a mystery to many worldwide. Since these institutions are closed spaces, there is limited access of what goes on behind those walls. This piece will bring prisoners down to a human level and challenge your perception of the reality of the impact and ongoing cycle created.
Cell Block Tango
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Mr. Layke is in solitary confinement. However, he is not alone. He is never alone...
Eureka Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,590. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Inspirational
Set in Pittsburgh's notorious Riverside Penitentiary, this coming-of-age story follows the life of young Oliver Priddy as the combined forces of blackmail, violence, harsh prison conditions and a beautiful college professor converge on him and turn his ivy league prison upside down.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(5.00 from 1 review)
Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.