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How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
Voices on the Wind
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015 and represented by LHA Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Eva’s South African-born mother dies suddenly at home in Sydney, Eva, in her first year of teaching, travels to Johannesburg to fill in the stories of her Lebanese ancestors.
What Women Want
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Why aren't your relationships working? Because you can't figure out what women want! Throw away all your misconceptions about woman and let an expert reinvent your dating life.
Passing Along A Dream - The Story Behind the Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
“Passing Along A Dream” is the true story behind the first Center Lovell Inn Essay Contest. Bil and Susie Mosca spent twenty years at the Inn and then began the search for a new innkeeper through a unique essay contest. The winning essay and a sampling of the entries are included. The winner and current innkeeper, Janice Sage tells of her dream and how fate stepped in and brought her to Maine.
In the Warlord's Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dr. Richard Lewis seeks to serve Afghans while living in cities and a village with his family. Together they experience the joys and challenges of life and medicine both before and after American troops arrive in the country.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Call Me Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Me, I'm from a family of 19 kids, the middle one. I have grade 2 education therefore i don't read and write so good. We grew up poor and I was always hungry. I was told that I was ugly and stupid. (as told to a ghostwriter)
Man of a Million Fragments: The True Story of Clay Shaw
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 405,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A biography of Clay Shaw, the New Orleans man implicated in the assassination of President Kennedy. It tells of Shaw’s life as playwright and telegraph employee, public relations man, his service during World War II, his spectacular career at the International Trade Mart in New Orleans, life as a gay businessman and CIA information source, through his arrest, trial, and ongoing litigation. Unique!
Kill the Dutchman! The Story of Dutch Schultz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Birdye's Books LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The true story of the gangland execution in 1935 of Dutch Schultz, the Beer Baron of the Bronx and king of Harlem's numbers racket. The author shows how the roots of the crime ran from the Lower East side to Park Avenue penthouses and ultimately to City Hall itself. “One of the essential reads on the larger subject of the Prohibition era and its criminal legacy." - T.J. English
Los guerreros de la libertad (La guerra civil en El Salvador)
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 65,170. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
La Guerra Civil salvadoreña, fue una guerra impuesta por el conflicto Este - Oeste. El relato histórico aquí publicado es el único, hecho desde el punto de la derecha hasta el momento. La obra resulta profética al consumarse la derrota electoral de ARENA anunciada por el autor en septiembre del 2008, antes de las elecciones el 15 de marzo de 2009. El genero de la obra es histórico testimo
Sailin' South
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
With sextant, sumlog, and a lot of luck the author and his wife set sail in quark, the 29’ sloop they built from a hull-and-deck to chase the sun. There was plenty of fun and excitement as King Neptune toyed with little quark. A few life-long friendships were forged along the 14,000 mile odyssey. Columbus was right; the earth is round.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Love Poured Out for Viet Nam
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 by Living Stones Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Chester and Mary Travis were Christian & Missionary Alliance missionaries to French Indo-China (today known as Viet Nam) between 1925-1975. They experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life. One of the aims of this book is to share the unusual experiences and their unshakable faith in their Lord and Saviour.
I Cheated Death!
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Greta's story of racism and prejudice, sexual exploitation, personal and business setbacks; but God was faithful to keep her safe and in His will to serve Him all the days of her life!
Picture Perfect?
Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Parenting
Picture Perfect? is an honest, soul-bearing memoir that pulls back the curtain on the story behind a family picture that went viral. With inspiring candor, Kordale Lewis describes his struggles with childhood sexual abuse, a drug-addicted mother, suicide, the trials of teen fatherhood, and more. His story provides a bold challenge for readers to redefine their own meaning of a perfect family.
The Adas 2015: The Ada Cambridge Biographical Prose Prize, The Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize, The Young Adas Short Story Prize and Graphic Short Story Prize.
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This ebook volume of the Ada Cambridge literary awards anthology contains the short-listed and winning entries for three of the prizes: Biographical Prose Prize, Poetry Prize, and Young Adas Short Stories. The print edition, available for loan or purchase at any Hobsons Bay Libraries branch, also features two entries for the Young Adas Graphic Short Stories.
Entering the Race to the Moon - Autobiography of an Apollo Rocket Scientist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,830. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the autobiography of a rocket scientist during the early years of NASA’s Apollo Mission to the moon. This writing describes four chapters of his life. Three were significant in U.S. history; early school integration in the deep south, a period of brutality in the Marine Corps, and the race to land a man on the moon. A fourth chapter includes short stories of his Sea Scout adventures.
The Eleanor Venture: A Memoir by Eleanor Carlson Flanders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Eleanor Venture tells a coming-of-age story informed by The Dust Bowl and the Great Depression—two events that create hardship in the author’s early years. Eleanor Carlson, oldest of seven and spunky farm girl, forges her unique path into adulthood. A fearless seeker of new places, people, and parties, hers is a humorous, blunt, and self-analytic woman’s voice in the “Greatest Generation.”
My Thai Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
We all have a dream of how we would like our life to be, but most of us compromise and settle for far less. I was guilty of the doing the same. Stuck in a rut. A burnt out and washed up police detective who drinks and smokes too much and was just letting life pass me by, hoping one day it would all change and life would get better.
The Incidental Muslim
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
The Incidental Muslim is an honest, witty and heartfelt collection of columns and new musings by writer Amal Awad on growing up in Australia as a hybrid identity, with a look at career, life, love, feminism and her love of storytelling (even though Hollywood just can’t get their portrayals of Muslims right).