Books tagged: stories based on actual happenings

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Stories That Uplift and Inspire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stories That Uplift and Inspire is an anthology of Christian short stories designed to encourage and entertain readers. Some stories deal with serious issues such as addictions, recovery and codependency. Others depict the pain involved in life events as giving up a child for adoption, racial prejudice and not knowing a biological parent, while the story “And Mama Never Found Out” is humorous.
Tales From The Cuckoo Club Archives Vol. 1
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Series: The Cuckoo Club Archives. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five short stories of paranormal adventure with a common alternative history theme: - All Roads Lead To The River - King Of The Sea - Kittens In The Emu Field - The Ballad Of Charlemagne's Clerk - William Rufus
True Tails
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Winner of 6 National Book Awards, its the never-before-told story of a boy who discovers he can “hear” the thoughts of birds and animals—tiny insects to the largest living creatures today, whales—and “speak” back to them with his mind. Its “tails” describe the miracle that is life, as the animals’ clearly sentient behavior in response to him and as witnessed by others.
Writing Group Stories
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Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group, 2010 Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » General
During 2010 I fell into a hole with my writing. A notice in a local magazine advertised the Pomona Writers Group which meets each Tuesday morning at Pomona Community House calling for new members. I decided to attend. These weekly meetings have become a Godsend for me to reignite my writing ambitions.
Haunted House in Singapore: My True Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Ghosts and spirits are thought to cross into the house through a road that leads traffic directly into the front entrance of a home. For years, I lived in such a house in Singapore and the stories I tell have happened and will continue to be bizarre for many including my encounter with a local vampire. Read on if you dare - I have lived through it all….
A Fighter Pilot's Story: An Inspirational Journey from Failure to Success
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Mark LaVerdiere always had a goal. From his first trip into the air with his father as a young boy, he followed his dream of becoming a Fighter Pilot. Some dream of being a Fighter Pilot; a select few strive to become one. This book will strengthen you to move in the midst of challenges and encourage you to kick your fears to the rear and reach for the stars. Come along on the journey; be inspired
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
Grandpa Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Million Dollar Winner: Short Stories and Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
You are the pilot of a small plane who discovers his forest is cut down… You fight a cougar, yet have no wounds… You and your wife’s retirement home on a lonely west coast island is violated… You walk a historic wooden railway trestle with thousands… You’ve won the lottery -- Yee haw!
Kiss The Handcuffs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Goodwill Phiri and André Jorge had no desire to share their hard-earned goods with the Authorities and the Border Guards. The route to avoid the snares of using the known border crossings leads them to the snares of the unknown shortcuts. Apparently, there’s more than one way of skinning a clumsy cat. Or is there?