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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.
Eu Me Lembro
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP
The Modern British Empire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
Swimming With Katrina
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Price: $1.99 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.
A Brief History of the Intertestamental Period
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ever wonder what happened in the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments? This compact reference guide will provide a cursory overview of the Bible's "time of silence".
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.
Un uomo giusto
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
La foto sbiadita sulla tomba di famiglia, ricordi tramandati da generazioni e il ritrovamento in soffitta di una cassetta di legno con foto antiche, danno lo spunto per scrivere questo libro, che vuole essere il racconto di un uomo giusto che fu dimenticato dalle istituzioni per la sola colpa di essere convinto del proprio ideale. A distanza di settantant'anni, dopo numerose interviste e la racc
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
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Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
Drifting
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Drifting is the story of Celesta Taylor as told through entries from her diaries. It relates her struggles as widow living on a farm in Quebec at the turn of the last century.
General Advice: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
OLDER GENTLEMAN'S DAY (Regency Life Series Book 2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Older Gentleman’s Day is Book 3 in the Regency Life Series and shows both the fun and stresses that an older gentleman faced every day in the early 1800’s. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows an older gentleman juggling the family finances while fulfilling a large list of social obligations and taking his seat in parliament.
Горячие дни холодной войны. Москва 1967-68
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 16, 2015 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Воспоминания сотрудника военного атташата при посольстве США в СССР о его работе и жизни в Москве в 1967-68 годах. Перевод с английского Boris Seaweed.
Steps Devil Queen Rola
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Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
قصه من العصور الوسطى عن مملكه انشائها رجل صالح وكانت الفتاه رولا هى اول ملكه لها وهى تقع فى اوربا الان
The Road to Appomattox
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Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Road to Appomattox is the story of Confederate General Lee's retreat from Petersburg, Virginia to Appomattox Courthouse. It describes the action of the ten days from April 3rd through April 12th 1863, the long march, the battles and skirmishes along the way and finally Lee's surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. It is a short book and not meant to be the definitive work on the subject.
Bowe Bergdahl: A U.S. Soldier imprisoned by the Taliban
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bowe Robert Bergdahl (born March 28, 1986) is a United States Army soldier who was held captive by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan from June 2009 until his release in May 2014. The circumstances under which Bergdahl went missing and how he was captured by the Taliban have since become a subject of intense media scrutiny.
Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.
Location of Eden: A New Discovery: A Latest Geographical and Historical Study of Eden
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Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Bible reveals two Edens – the spiritual Eden and the physical Eden. God, Adam, Eve and Satan all dwell in the spiritual Eden, as mythical symbols. There is also the physical Eden in which flowed rivers that continue to flow today. A careful inquiry into their sources would lead us to the actual location of Eden, the geographical entity.
The Admiral Graf Spee
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The captain of the Admiral Graf Spee requested 15 days to make repairs to his pocket battleship. The Graf Spee sustained damage after it was shelled by three British cruisers in Uruguay. In the end the German warship was forced to leave Montevideo by government officials of the South American country. Captain Langsdorff talked with Adolph Hitler before he scuttled his ship and took how own life.
Robert Burns - A Mini Biography
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
On 25th January 1759 Robert Burns, Scottish poet, songwriter and legend, was born. Burns Night and Burns Suppers celebrate his birth to this day. This book is a mini biography of Rabbie Burns, his life, including his numerous affairs and children, and his revered work. Quick to read, easy to digest and enjoyable, you'll be an expert on Robert Burns in no time.
Carnets de Résistance: La rose Blanche
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: French. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On ne parle pas ou rarement de la résistance des Allemands face à Hitler, mais plus souvent de leur passivité face aux violences du parti Nazi. Pourtant elle a résisté (l’Allemagne) certains Allemands dès le début du règne Hitlérien ont résistés ce fut le cas par exemple d’un groupe d’étudiants Munichois et entre autre de Sophie scholl et son frère Hans,Carnets de résistance en parle.