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The Convict By Jake Green
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An inside look of the thoughts of a wrongly convicted man. What he sees, hears, and does is meant to be a punishment, but in reality it gives him the time to think about his actions beforehand and... More > the things that led up to his conviction. He comes to a conclusion that all of us must learn.< Less
The Convict By Lindsey Power
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Life as a convict in colonial New South Wales has been hard for Jesse Morgan. Accused of a crime he didn't commit and betrayed by people he thought were his friends, the life of ease he knew came to... More > an abrupt end. After more than seven years of hard labour in the colony of New South Wales, Jesse is sent to work at Hillcrest, the home of Major George McKenna and his daughter Isabelle. With less than three months left of his sentence, he is determined to keep out of trouble. But that is before he lays eyes on Isabelle McKenna. The attraction is mutual and their friendship grows into love, each knowing that they should not be pursuing this doomed romance but unable to help themselves. Jesse knows that as a penniless ex-convict he would never be allowed to marry Isabelle. As the time looms for Jesse to leave, ghosts from the past threaten to complicate matters further. Isabelle's only chance is to try to convince her father to let her marry Jesse or she knows she will never see him again.< Less
Convictions By Jacob Snow
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Convictions is a story following a struggling defense attorney, Oliver, through a trial in which he defends a man named Edward. These two polarizing characters clash as Edward’s apathetic... More > nature leaks into Oliver overtime, creating a mixture of inner-conflicts in him.< Less
Convicted By Tendau Ramis
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A short story of three British uni students are on holiday and end up causing accident. It's a short story that was written for a competition with themes of betrayal.
Convict Nobbys By Noel Davies
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In Convict Nobbys, Noel Davies looks at the fascinating story behind the convict construction of "Macquarie's Pier". From the first charting of Nobbys Island in 1770 through the many years... More > of construction, this book brings to life the characters and events which have left a lasting impression on the land and seascape of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.< Less
Convict Nobbys By Noel Davies
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In Convict Nobbys, Noel Davies looks at the fascinating story behind the convict construction of "Macquarie's Pier". From the first charting of Nobbys Island in 1770 through the many years... More > of construction, this book brings to life the characters and events which have left a lasting impression on the land and seascape of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.< Less
Convict Queen By Marina Oliver
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Molly Morgan, a Shropshire lass, was transported to the new penal colony at Botany Bay in 1790. She survived with the help of her lovers, and stowed away to come back to England, one of the few... More > convicts to manage this. She was transported a second time. Later, because of her wealth and good works she became known as the Queen of Hunter Valley.< Less
The Convict A Tale By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
A Convict Pioneer By B.G & P.C. Smith
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The life and times of Cooper Smith, A Convict Pioneer who lived from 1827 to 1871. He was a convict transported from England to Van Diemen’s Land in 1845, to serve 12 years hard labour in the... More > British Penal Colony which is now Tasmania, Australia. The untold story of our great great grandfather a convict pioneer. He spent time in Avoca, Buckland, Butler Point near Bicheno, Cascades, Castle Forbes Bay, Fingal, Franklin, Hobart, Hobart Prison Barracks or Tench, Victoria Huon, Lenah Valley, Lucaston, Rokeby, Impression Bay, Long Point Maria Island, New Town, Lagoon Bay and Launceston in Tasmania, clearing the land and building the infrastructure for future generations of Australians to enjoy.< Less
Irony of Conviction By Daniel Archer
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Ex-Homicide detective, David Riley, has moved on after the trial to convict Damon Gyle of his political crimes has ended. But there are others of a similar nature who have fallen into the same... More > disfavor as Gyle, and they exist to stir up trouble in the world. David is accompanied by an Israeli national and an Italian priest as he tries to keep up with all their antics. Only now he has prophetic episodes where he experiences the fate of mankind as it heads inexorably toward disaster. It now rests upon his shoulders to puzzle through the clues to figure out just what tragic event is about to happen and how to stop it before it’s too late.< Less