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Book: Central Ohio's Historic Prisons (Images of America) by David Meyers
With the opening of the Ohio State Reformatory in 1896, the state legislature had put in place "the most complete prison system, in theory, which exists in the United States." The reformatory joined the Ohio Penitentiary and the Boys Industrial School, also central-Ohio institutions, to form the first instance of "graded prisons; with the reform farm on one side of the new prison, for juvenile [...]
 
Book: The Phantom Lady of Paris by Calvin Davis
The Phantom Lady of Paris? I knew her well. On the other hand as I later discovered I didn't know her at all. The woman did everything wrong. She did nothing wrong. She was a Jezebel, deceptive in every way. I've never known a more honest and straightforward person. During our relationship, she kept me constantly jittery and perturbed. The happiest days of my life were those I shared with the [...]
 
Book: Donkey Walloper - A Coppers Tale Part II by Stephen Place
Donkey Walloper ( A Coppers Tale part II) a rollercoaster ride through the streets of Bradford in the vice squad dealing with drug dealers, prostitutes and pimps. Onto the Mounted Branch riding police horses at football matches, riots, pop concerts and the streets of Yorkshire. Hilarious stories about changing the guard at Buckingham Palace and being presented to the Queen Mother. Very honest, [...]
 
Book: Dodge City - A Coppers Tale Part I by Stephen Place
A Hard hitting honest story of a young lad from Bradford who joins the Policeforce as a young cadet and goes onto become a police constable. Often very funny, tragic and very realistic. The life of a young policeman dealing with the day to day problems of policeing a multicultural large city centre known fondly as Dodge City.
 
Book: Riots Of Passage by Jason McGathey
"Whiskey, women, and duct tape - what else is there?" asks my latest handwritten message, tucked into the silverware roll. But this is only the latest outrage. "We've got a BOY playing with a table cloth!" the old man shouted earlier, before leaving. In this highly anticipated follow-up to his memoir "One Hundred Virgins," the author continues to document in riotous fashion life on a major [...]
 
Book: Writing Fight Scenes by Rayne Hall
Dear Author, This book will help you to write a fight scene which is entertaining as well as realistic, and leaves the reader breathless with excitement. You may be clueless about fighting matters, as many authors are. The book will show you step-by-step to write plausible fights and avoid blunders. On the other hand, you may be a skilled martial artist, a military historian or a combat veteran. [...]
 
Book: Failed Moments by A. Robert Allen
Patrick Walsh relives his Failed Moments in two past lives in order to salvage his modern day existence. Can he correct the mistakes of his past? Patrick travels back to: The French Caribbean in 1790- Just Before the Slave Revolution Biracial plantation owner Patrice Beaumont is known as a "kinder" slave master committed to ending slavery, but his actions don't back-up his words. Is being the [...]
 
Book: Against All Odds by R. A. Lang
Against All Odds takes you on a worldwide adventure filled with unexpected events, impossible and sometimes life-threatening situations including romance, tragedy, being shot at, ambushed, voodoo, cholera, Venezuelan riots, oil site evacuations, attempted murder escape from a crazed Kazakh psychopath, the KGB and more!
 
Book: The Inventor, a tale of Old San Francisco by Steve Bartholomew
The year 1880: Young Jeremy Fantom has decided he hates his job as reporter on the San Francisco Bulletin. He especially dislikes having to cover riots and rabble rousers like Denis Kearney and Mayor Kalloch. His viewpoint begins to change when he encounters a strange inventor and his beautiful daughter, Hollyhock. Is her father, Mr Worrell, a crackpot or a genius? Or does that even matter?
 
Book: Know Thy Neighbor by R. M. Strauhs
What would you do if you woke up one day to find the world you once knew no longer existed? One urban family struggles to survive in a world gone mad as America is attacked from all sides: sleeper spies, power blackouts, starvation, riots, marauding gangs, and foreign invaders. Worst of all, no government! Forced into survival mode, the family flees the city to the family farm, where they end up [...]
 
Book: Ancient Enemy Book Three - Kicking Bots by Vijaya Schartz
Dr. Melissa Campbell, researcher at the San Francisco Center for Disease Control, requests help to protect her precious vaccine, one that could end the deadly alien plague. She didn't expect a crazy renegade like Bennett for a bodyguard. She hates military types, and this genetically enhanced super-soldier is pure testosterone, hot-headed, quick-tempered, impulsive, and downright impossible. But [...]
 
Book: When Killers Cry by Katherine Edwards
It's 1981 and South Africa is in the grip of apartheid. The ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is stepping up violent retaliation; detentions, strikes and riots are increasing daily. Reporter Hannah Smith, stumbles into a quagmire of political conspiracy when she begins investigating the deaths of black activists and dissidents. What she learns puts her life and that of her friends and family [...]
 
Book: Racing With The Rain by Ken Puddicombe
Racing With The Rain: A fast moving rain cloud in an otherwise clear sky triggers a sudden downpour and people run for cover. Is it possible to outrun the rain? Can one ever really escape the past?Guyanese born and Canadian naturalized Carl Dias will find out as he returns for his father's funeral. His visit will bring him in conflict with a government that is facing threats from an expat group [...]
 
Book: There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will .... by Mike Lord
This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia. Mike Lord was born in London within the sound of Bow Bells, just as the WW2 was about to explode. He was evacuated to the country as a small boy and then was brought up in Berkshire. His family moved to various places, including three years in Singapore from 1948, which involved [...]
 
Book: The Connected - Switch from Credit Crunches to Creative Income - Breaking into the Wealth Zone of the Super-economics by Ritchie Felix
Right now, from Berlin to Bangladesh, from New York to Tokyo and Bahamas to Bamida - technological revolution is shattering down great institutions, norms and cultures that were once held at very high esteem. Jobs are flying out from factories into homes and across the borders in remote village close to ends of the earth poles. Great cities that experienced riot or strike last in early 1900s are [...]
 
Book: Up From Down - A True Story Of Recovery From Addiction by Ted Adamson
Up from Down is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a Swat team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard, gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its real-world [...]
 
Book: Murder Without Pity by Steve Haberman
Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family's history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls his Little Miseries. [...]
 
Book: THE END, MY FRIEND - Prelude to the Apocalypse by Kirby Wright
Paris Hilton and Lady Gaga are dead. So is the President. Psytrance parties rage as Palm Springs burns. Police and fire departments are gone. Marital Law is imposed to deal with the riots but the military is overwhelmed when Mexicans storm the border to reclaim California. Warlords battle private security forces for control of coastal towns. Power, gas, and water are luxuries. Hummers and motor [...]
 
Book: America Libre by Raul Ramos y Sanchez
After years of anti-immigrant backlash, anger seethes in the nation's teeming barrios. The crowded streets bristle with restless youth, idled by a deep recession. When undercover detectives in San Antonio accidentally kill a young Latina bystander during a botched drug bust, riots erupt across the Southwest. As the inner-city violence escalates, Anglo vigilantes strike back with shooting [...]
 
Book: The Mundane Collective (Magic and Revolution Book 1) by TB Löklund
Michi is a young man in the sprawling Andean city of Tikunaku, the chaotic capital of a global empire ruled by a cruel magical elite: the Imperial Magocracy. Everyone born with magical powers is co-opted into the elite and trained to serve in the magical bureaucracy, ruling over and dominating the non-magical majority: the mundanes. Attached to his friends and family, and sympathetic to the [...]
 
Book: The Memoirs of Daniel Stanton by David Loehmann
It is 1969 and the Viet Nam war is at its height. Daniel Stanton is 19, confused and insecure about his future and sexual identity. Born into a family of wealth and power he decides against following family tradition and enlists in the US Navy. Robert Berman, a 26 year old college graduate whose deferment from military service has expired, meets Daniel at boot camp. Impressed with his gentle [...]
 
Book: Upon Release From Prison - A True Crime Story of Redemption (Roll Call) by Glenn Langohr
Overzealous Narcotic Detective Pincher, on paid leave and under investigation, starts using drugs, and then is hired again as a Narcotic Detective in L.A where he steals heroin from the evidence locker until he is reeled in by the Mexican Mafia and the Hollywood Madam. B.J, just released from prison, struggles not to look back at the Criminal Justice System that tried to kill him. Inspired to [...]
 
Book: Exodus (Foundation Trilogy) by Lawrence Cramer
Following the discovery of "wet tunnels" linking the majority of the world's oil wells together, combined with the now vividly apparent oil shortage, panic among the global populous ensues. Violent riots become commonplace as the critical infrastructure, previously dependent on the black gold, grinds suddenly to a halt. The citizens of the United States cry out for government intervention and a [...]
 
Book: Nurses and Their Patients - Acts of Courage and Conviction (Nursing in the Neighborhoods - Stories of Patients, Families, and Their Nurses) by Lois Gerber
You don't have to be a nurse to enjoy these 14 short stories about situations I've encountered in my 40 year community health nursing career. They are about everyday people meeting important life challenges. Some of the characters will remind you of persons you know. All of the stories are fictionalized components of patients, families, and nurses I have known. You will meet Nadia, who fought [...]
 
Book: A Wave From Mama - The Slavery and Beyond Series by A. Robert Allen
A former slave gets his dream job working on the Brooklyn Bridge project, but becomes a pawn in a battle involving the gangs of Irishtown and the corrupt Metropolitan Police. Will his special physical abilities help him survive or will his awkward social deficits prove to be too much to overcome? 1863 Weeksville, Brooklyn The free Black community of Weeksville becomes home to an unusually small [...]
 
Book: The World's Suburban Survival Guide - How to be prepared for any man made or natural disaster by Rocco Spinelli
The author having lived through 3 real disasters, the Northridge quake, the Malibu wildfires and the Los Angeles riots brings REALITY and his first hand experience to the reader. This book was written for the novice & in the format of a "Easy Check Guide". It will teach the reader about the four pillars of survival. Shelter,Water, Fire and food. A clear breakdown of the tools and skills necessary [...]
 
Book: Gladiator - A Shocking, True Crime Story into the Most Notorious Super Max Prison (Prison Killers - Book 3) by Glenn Langohr
"Gladiator is a raw, breathless descent through the inner circle of theCalifornia Penal Hell. Fraught with detail that only someone who'sbeen there could know." ~ Phillip Doran, Producer of many TV shows and author of A Reluctant Tuscan - Notorious mobster, Bat, in prison, is marked for death for not paying street taxes... Prison guard Hernandez has a hit out on him for staging gladiator wars... [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. Winner of the BRAG Medallion 2018 When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, [...]
 
Book: These Fragile Things by Jane Davis
Life can change in a split second. And nothing you can do will stop it. 'Very occasionally a story jumps out at you with a raw burst of originality and thought-provocation that goes deeper than most, leaving you pondering the issues and plot lines unfolding in front of you. That story is These Fragile Things.' ~ Lorraine Devon Wilke, Author As a London suburb reels from riots in neighbouring [...]
 
Book: After the War (Friends of my Enemy Book 2) by Autumn May Birt
Peace is not what it seems... ***Jump into the series with book 2 - no need to read book 1!*** How do you remove a war hero from power? Known as the Lady Grey, her leadership won the apocalyptic war that ravaged Europe. But now in 2068 and three years into the official peace, the alliance she's maintained with the seven ministers who rule Europe falters under the lack of an external threat. They [...]
 


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