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Secret of The KU Catacombs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The steam tunnels winding their way under the Kansas University Campus have mystified students, faculty, and law enforcement from the time that the first tunnel was dug. University officials now keep the tunnel entrances a secret, and this tale exposes the main reason why.
Eldridge House Disappearances
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Eldridge Hotel is a 4-story structure made of brick and concrete with limestone sills. It is one of the tallest buildings in Lawrence, Kansas. Founded by Colonel Shalor Eldridge, the hotel developed a mystic all its own. Twice burned to the ground, first by the notorious Sheriff Jones and then by Quantrill, it sprung up anew, taller, grander, and more mysterious than ever.
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Man Who Tamed Lawrence is an historical fiction tale about a remarkable, Negro police detective who rose to prominence a Lawrence, Kansas in spite of a climate of widespread discrimination and segregation.
EDGERLY
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Price: Free! Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Fictionalized true account or Civil War intrigue.
Monumental Providence - Legends of History in Sculpture, Statuary, Monuments and Memorials
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,870. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Public statuary as we think of it, first appeared in this state in the mid-1800s inspired by a European idiom. These masterpieces flourished and the resulting statues, monuments and memorials that are now scattered throughout the City of Providence stand as a testament to the people, places and events that have had a profound impact on the shaping of the history of Rhode Island.
The New York Mob Vol I: When the Irish Ran New York 1840-1917
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Tammany Hall was a political organization who mobilized poor Irish immigrants into a powerbase to run New York city from the American Civil War to WWII. And although Tammany gave New York its first public welfare system, it did so at the expense of a level of political corruption never seen before or since. This is the story of the rise and fall of Tammany Hall.
Disappeared Without a Trace Vol II: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1587 the first permanent English colony was settled in Roanoke Island, on the North Carolina Coast. John White, the governor of the colony, returned to England for supplies, but his return to the colony was delayed by the English battle with the Spanish Armada. When White was finally able to return to Roanoke Island in 1590, all the colonists had disappeared, never to be seen again, This is
American History A Day at A Time – March
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Swimming With Katrina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
When Presidents Turn On America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
The Sanibel Island Lighthouse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A specialized history of Sanibel Island, Florida, 1513-2014. Features the history and operation of the Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Well-illustrated
American History A Day at A Time - February
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Bushwhacked at the Flora-Bama
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The fascinating true story of the iconic bar on the Alabama-Florida Line...with patriarch Joe Gilchrist.
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
American History A Day at A Time - January
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Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines
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Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.