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La noche que Himmler conoció a Borges
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Price: Free! Words: 76,520. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heinrich Himmler, Comandante en Jefe de las SS y mano derecha del Führer, es capturado al finalizar la guerra mundial. Tras la revisión médica en el cuartel general de Lüneburg, donde está retenido, aparece en una celda. Allí recibirá una visita inesperada.
Norah and Emma
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Norah and Emma's lives are played out in London during the politically turbulent years 1900 to 1945, an era of radical politics encompassing women's struggle for the vote, two world wars and the rise of fascism and communism. One is a political activist associated with Pankhurst and Mosley, while the other pursues a mundane career in the prison service. How their lives cross in this maelstrom of s
Beating for Light: The Story of Isaac Rosenberg
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From his upbringing in the slums of Whitechapel, to his futile death in the killing fields of Europe, the author explores the evolution of a writer, Isaac Rosenberg, whose war poetry is now widely acknowledged as among the finest ever written.
Gang of Eight: The First Tee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 158,830. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Eight men. One game. Twenty-five years. Life ... where friendship and golf intersect. This story, based on true events, will resonate with anyone who loves the game and cherishes those friendships made on, and off, the course.
My Life Beyond the Grave: The Untold Story of Vlad Dracula
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
" I have outlived my entire family and have lived to see a time that one could not think possible. I am Vlad Tepes Dracul and I am here to tell you my story." A fictional memoir steeped in historical fact and pop culture, this is the story of Dracula, and how he came to be such an iconic figure. Told from Dracula's point of view and presented like a memoir, it is unique in its execution.
Mummy Where Are You?
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 152,410. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014 by Endeavour Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Bestselling author Jeanne D'Olivier tells the heart-wrenching and compelling story of one woman's journey across the world to try to protect her son from child abuse. When the very system set up to protect children, turns on the mother and child, she is forced to go to extraordinary lengths to keep those in power from seizing her son and giving him to his abuser.
YENNI ... a Life Between Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
Le Papillon Vert
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Dying to Live: An Amish Man Fakes His Death to Find His Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Based on a true story, one August night in 1996, an Amish man starts a bloody trail across the bedroom floor next to the double bed where his young wife sleeps soundly and disappears into the night. He is missing and presumed dead.
Last Mountain Dancer
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
From Booklist Colorful enough to inspire Michael Douglas' character, Grady Tripp, in the movie Wonder Boys, Kinder starts with the most interesting West Virginian available: himself. Suddenly, in pendulum swings between searing self-doubt and thoughtless bravado, Kinder is biting the neck of a high-school tormentor, or he is making love in a deserted chapel to a young girlfriend....
To Sharazad Whereever You Are
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,410. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
The story of a woman who is married to a man who she believes is a traveling merchant, but is in reality, is the brutal dictator of a foreign kingdom.
Digging the Vein
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Digging the Vein is the stark, tragicomic debut novel from critically acclaimed novelist Tony O'Neill (Sick City, Down and Out on Murder Mile). It tells the autobiographical tale of a young man who arrives in Los Angeles following a brief-but-succesful career in music, only to succumb to the negative pleasures of heroin addiction. With an introductory essay by James "Million Little Pieces" Frey.
I, Putin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,230. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
I, Putin is a multi-award-winning, Amazon Kindle Top 100 best-selling, original, historical fiction novel about Vladimir Putin. What decision is so harrowing that it changes Russian President Vladimir Putin forever? Discover what motivates the man behind Russia. Is he the cold, ruthless leader you know, or is he...human?
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,640. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
Jo
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Cursed because he could foresee, but never prevent death, Jo Bailey discovered how to make money using his curse, and eventually used that money to start a church. This is the story of Jo as told by the people who loved him, as well as by the people who hated and tried to kill him. It is a fictional work in the guise of reality.
Liams revansch
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: Swedish. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Liam föds med en extraordinär talang för att spela trumpet och spås en lysande framtid. Hans uppväxt kantas av svårigheter och han blir sviken av de personer som står honom närmast. Liams tröst blir trumpeten och de enda stunder han känner sig riktigt trygg är när han får spela på sitt instrument.
Saturday Night Dance Club
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Price: Free! Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
The Samurai Poet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,770. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, the Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya
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Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 ยท Thailand Books, Book 5. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,010. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?