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Rock's First Diva
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Arlene Smith was only 16-years-old when she became the first female rock star to emerge from the world of R&B, fronting her group, The Chantels. She forged a trail later traveled by Ronnie Spector and Diana Ross.
The Last Relicuin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,870. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the 22nd century, twelve percent of the world's population chooses history. Safe inside the guarded borders of living museums, museum dwellers resist attempts by Metro leaders to seize their lands and force them back to the cities. Crossing borders into the 12th, 18th, and 20th centuries, The Last Relicuin follows three generations of a family torn between history and the future.
Evita
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
In 1935 Evita travels to Buenos Aires, a bustling city of eight million. It’s the train ride of her life. An actress job leads to the stage, films and radio soap operas. Famous already she meets the dashing Colonel Juan Peron. Soon enough she’s his lover, companion and trusted adviser; together they dazzle Argentina.
Un viitor luminos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth & Tribute
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » American / General
Part memoir and part minutia, The Funky Chicken: Memories, Truth, & Trivia is the author’s fond remembrance of growing up in rural Western Maryland in the 1950s and early 1960s tending her family’s flock of Plymouth White Rocks. The story is nostalgic, heartwarming, a bit comical and fun, yet sometimes sad. A bonus is the extensive trivia portion of the book, rife with “all things chicken.”
BACKPACKING IN 1952 with an Aussie through Scotland, Scandinavia and Western Europe
Price: Free! Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1952 I went on a 2 month backpacking tour through Scotland, Scandinavia and Western Europe, a distance of 4.284 km of which 1.897km I hitch hiked by various means. My tour would not have been possible without the use of wonderful Youth Hostels in which I stayed virtually every night. In those years there were no i phones and my camera only had 8 exposures to a roll of film.
C.I.A. GUATEMALA 1957-1959: MY WORK AS AN AGENT
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A young contract agent's description of his role in Guatemala following the 1957 assassination of Pres. Castillo Armas who had led the C.I.A. backed revolt against the popularly elected President ,Jacobo Arbenz. It underscores efforts of the U.S. to assure that the next president would continue to support U.S. interests in the area.
The Lion Mountains
Series: Faraway Lands. You set the price! Words: 40,610. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A heartwarming tale of the bonds and differences between two cultures. A young English girl travels to Sierra Leone and the country and people capture her heart. 'A delightful book, funny and poignant' Reader's Review
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 and represented by Docs2eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Might Could Be
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,770. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
From Keely and Colt, the saga of the Culhane family continues with siblings Selena Culhane Colson and Hepburn Culhane as they make choices, define their lives and face the tragedies and triumphs during World War II and in post-war and pre-civil rights era America.