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McGilvray's Escape and Other Tales By Francis R Denson
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McGILVRAY'S ESCAPE describes the fortunes and misfortunes of an escaped convict on the run from pursuers; PUSSY BATES RETIRES is about the final adventure of a cat burglar; THE ORANG BULE relates to... More > the chance meeting between an attractive (married) nurse and a Caucasian consultant in Jakarta; THE NURSE reflects the story of the Orang Bule as seen from the perspective of the Orang Bule himself; TAKEN FOR A RIDE details the (true) sequence of events following a riding accident; THE DRIVING MIRROR describes a weird consequence of fitting a second-hand mirror into the car; LOTTERY PARADISE is a fantasy story about a lottery winner; A STRANGE ACCIDENT describes a hilarious sequence of events (true) when two friends are in a hurry to get home in their car.< Less
Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways By Judy Dodge Cummings
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Sometimes, an intolerable situation calls for a drastic measure—fleeing for freedom. Whether you’re a slave seeking freedom to the North or a convict swimming for your life in a... More > shark-infested canal, the urge to be free drives your every move. In Great Escapes: Real Tales of Harrowing Getaways, readers ages 9 to 12 meet five ingenious fugitives and freedom seekers who all shared one common goal: escape. The setting, dialogue, plot, and character in these narrative nonfiction tales are drawn from historical documents and presented in a compelling way to appeal to both avid and reluctant readers. The book introduces the themes of slavery, the Holocaust, communism, and the Cold War to 9 to 12 year olds.< Less
Les Miserables. Vol. 1. Fantine: Edition de Luxe (Illustrated with 75 Vintage Engravings of 19th Century Artists). Detailed Table of Contents By Victor Hugo et al.
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19th century France. The ex-convict Jean Valjean becomes a force for good in the world but cannot escape his dark past. Police inspector becomes suspicious when Valjean - now a wealthy factory owner... More > - forces him to free a harassed prostitute whose beauty brought her nothing but abuse and poverty. They meet at the trial... According to the author: "The book is a progress from evil to good, from falsehood to truth, from bestiality to duty, from hell to heaven". The exceptional edition decorated with 75 illustrations of 19th century top French artists who raised simple drawing to a level of most inspiring art. Detailed Table of Contents helps readers navigate to specific parts of the text. A film with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway was based on that novel. Includes 75 unique illustrations relevant to the book.< Less
On a Cold Wind By Michael P. Dunn
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The story of Caralynn (Carly) Adrasteia, an agent of EarthGov Security in the late twenty-second century. As an Enhanced Human, a group of humans engineered to have superior physical and mental... More > abilities, she is subject to hatred and discrimination while continuing to work for the improvement of her people's situation. Along with her partner, Special Agent Murphy Greenfield, she is assigned to track down two escaped criminals who threaten a newly established colony. One of the criminals, Efhram Bartok, is also an Enhanced Human who wants to incite a revolution and lead the Enhanced Humans to freedom. There is a link between Carly and Bartok, one that only Carly's division director knows.< Less
Evil Stalks Mind of a Madman II By Valerie Bowen
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Caleb Talbot, one of the most terrifying men alive, has left behind a bloody trail. Since his prison escape Caleb has done everything in his power to remain a free man. His heinous murders are so... More > evil they are making Charles Manson look like a girl scout. As Caleb’s illness evolves he has little or no patients for individuals that cross his path. Murder and mayhem has become a way of life and he won’t stop until he gets his ultimate revenge…the bitch that goes by the name of Katrina. Michael and Jameson the law enforcement officers in charge of ending the murder spree, continue to hunt down the cold blooded murderer. Their frustration weighs heavy on both men, as the search for the psychotic killer continues to come up empty. They know it’s only a matter of time before Caleb completely snaps. Due to a twist of fate, one of the surviving victims joins Caleb on his road to revenge. Can Michael and Jameson put an end the killing before Caleb gets his ultimate revenge?< Less
The Dead Forest By Deanna Chrystal
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Terry and her friends had planned the end of the summer camping trip for months, deciding that this time, they’d go to Black Bear Forest. It would be a long hike to the camping area, but for... More > Terry and her friend, Amy, it would be an adventure. They were avid campers, and expert hikers, but nothing could have prepared them for the horror they were to face within the compounds of that forest. Not only did escaped convicts confront them, but bad became worse, when they found themselves stalked by something else. Something unnatural, that’s only instinct, was to kill.< Less
LOCKDOWN By David Trotter and R Kay
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What's it like to be locked up? LOCKDOWN will let you know. This is an exchange of letters and short stories between R Kay and David Trotter when the latter was sentenced to several years in... More > prison. The letters follow the chronological progression of anger and depression of a young man in jail, compared to another young man on the "outside." The short stories were the driving motivation behind this exchange, their method of escaping their confines, to free their minds and direct their time towards self improvement. These letters and stories, in both fact and fantasy, are the honest uncensored reality of their lives. LOCKDOWN is available for purchase at production costs with no profits going to the authors. (combined Fiction and Non-fiction)< Less

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