Books tagged: genealogical mystery

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The Eleanor Simmons Story
By Thomas Stearns
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A true-life genealogical mystery and its solution. Details a two-year hunt to identify the heirs to a $1M Massachusetts estate, tracking the day-by-day efforts of a professional genealogist and crew as they struggle to identify a woman who lived in a close community for 80 years and never discussed her family. Will appeal to genealogists and researchers, anybody curious about assumed identity.
Family Ghosts
By Sarah Quick
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA
By Richard Hill
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
"Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA" is Richard Hill's true and intensely personal story of how he pieced together the long-kept secret of his own origins. This highly suspenseful book is a page-turning saga of personal detective work and the first book to chronicle the paradigm-shifting application of genetic genealogy to adoption search.
A Necessary Fiction
By Jane Emerssen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 125,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
Laura Driscoll's uncomplicated life is thrown into confusion when she discovers her father lied to secure an advantageous marriage and advance his career. Determined to uncover the secrets of his past, Laura's single-minded pursuit of answers leads her to make choices that have far-reaching consequences both for herself and those who love her. Sometimes it is better not to know the truth.