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Autobiography of an Unknown Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,930. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The story of one man's life from his birth in war torn England in 1941, emigration to Namibia in 1951, school and University in Namibia and South Africa, creation of a major construction company during the Border War in Namibia, the company's collapse under apartheid and its effect on his family, making a new start as a contracts manager in the Far and Middle East and his retirement to Thailand.
Foxleaf Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013 by Cane Hollow Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Some of your favorite authors –you just don’t know it yet! This eclectic collection of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction features writers from the Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee. Mystery, fantasy, science fiction, inspirational –there’s something for everybody (and probably several somethings.)
Crash Position
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: Australian English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Liz’s dream job as a flight attendant soon becomes a nightmare–uncovering an industry-wide scandal, while battling to save her own sanity. Crash Position takes you around the world on a behind the scenes visit, revealing the secrets the airlines don’t want you to know.
'Alex Hamilton's phone call changed my life'
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
This is a story of human spirit,human bonds, love kindness and generosity...They say you are among the blessed people of God,when in your heart surges a sea of kindness and love,you desire to love & help every person around you....how does this sea come to be?...Khalil Gibran said 'generosity is giving you what i need more than you do',but why does man practice generosity at all in the first place
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,830. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Extreme Remedies and Other Stories collects short stories from Helen Hudson's long writing career along with autobiographical pieces that reveal how the concerns in her fiction intertwine with the concerns of her life. The characters in these stories grasp blindly in pursuit of empathy, a quality that is as vital to the giver as the receiver.
Voyages Through Life: The Story of John Dunlop Allison
Price: Free! Words: 50,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The true adventure story of life at sea in the 19th century, of wars and wives, of gold fever and greed, of death and disease, of storms and shipwrecks all over the world. John Dunlop Allison appears to have written his memoirs in 1909, as he approached ‘the allotted life of man, three score and ten’, which were discovered and transcribed over 100 years later by his great-grandson.
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
Finding Home: A Memoir of Arts and Crafts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,580. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Finding Home speaks to everyone who appreciates arts and crafts and the role they play making a home. In a series of twenty-six brief essays the author reflects on a range of topics-from rug hooking and macrame to tole painting, letter writing, calligraphy, card making, and porcelain painting.
Dreamers and Deviants - The First Three
Series: Dreamers and Deviants, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Dreamers and Deviants is a series of short stories with two arcs. The first being TK Charles' struggle to transition from a meathead Division One jock to write and publish a novel. The second arc revolves around memories spurned by his observations of everyday life. These memories revolve around his past as an athlete and businessman. The First Three - Hawaii Arrival, Broken Jaw, LuLu Trippin
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.