Books tagged: historical biography

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Waiting for Grace
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Based on a TRUE story Finally, she speaks … After three hundred years of silence, Virginia’s only convicted witch finally speaks! And the story she tells varies substantially from the rumors and wild speculation that have passed for truth concerning Grace Sherwood’s famous 1703 witchcraft trial.
The Woman who Rewrote History
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Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
The Archer Prism: reflecting Sir John Harington
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,670. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Fictional autobiography of an important, little known Elizabethan. John Harington regards Jeffrey Archer, bestselling novelist & peer, as his modern counterpart. By comparing Jeffrey's extraordinary life with his own, he seeks to understand his own actions and relationships. Sir John was Queen Elizabeth's favourite & sauciest Godson. A famous, controversial writer, he invented the flush toilet.
Sarah Ballenden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
She was the chatelaine, the mistress of the Hudson's Bay Company's officers' mess at Upper Fort Garry in Rupert's Land, Canada in the mid-19th Century. And she was native born. To some of the Europeans at the post it was an intolerable situation.
Atocha Farewell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,870. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“Atocha Farewell” is a book about two lovers, who have a destiny, and a bond, unknown even to them until an accident sends the heroine, a very successful romance writer into a coma.
Restless Spirit - The Story of Rose Quinn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Rose Quinn died in an asylum less than a year after being committed by her brother for refusing to live with the man she had been forced to marry. The story remained a family secret for three generations. This is the story of Rose and how her family brought her story to light in the 21st century, a testament to her and others who suffered this cruel fate.
Poet Under a Soldier's Hat
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
An historical biography of a British Officer during the last years of the Raj.
Vincent Szabo: Journey of a Hungarian Revolutionary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,330. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Hungarian Revolution forever changed the West’s perspective on Communism. The intensely interesting story of Vincent Szabo shows why the Hungarians eventually revolted against their government. Many make their way to America—and lead successful lives.
Anatomy of a Ponzi: Scams Past and Present
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / investing
Bernard Madoff, Tom Petters and others amassed fortunes in massive Ponzi schemes, ruining unsuspecting investors, unaware their investments were connected to these criminals. The biggest Ponzi scheme of all time is about to collapse. Find out exactly where and when, and how to escape the carnage.
Umar Farooq - The Great Caliph
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dr Mohammed Abdullah Pasha's biography focuses on Umar Farooq's ten years as caliph - which saw the rapid growth of Islam as a religion and a genuine force for good. Using the Qur'an as his guide and based on the principles of equality, justice, freedom, and respect, Umar Farooq's achievements were frequently innovative and radical, including the introduction of arguably the world's first welfare.