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A Yorkshire Family Genealogy. Family Trees from Yorkshire
By Peter Knowles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A Yorkshire Family Genealogy contains 13 Family Trees with thousands of names,dates,births,marriages and deaths of families from the West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Including some of the families who emigrated to the USA and Australia. All the families are connected to each other through married and together they make up A Yorkshire Family Genealogy.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
By Jack de Yonge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Secrets of the Royal Detective - The first Victorian & Edwardian bodyguard
By Don Hale
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
During the reign of Queen Victoria, the monarchy received numerous threats and attacks by terrorists and foreign agitators. This story is about the first Royal Bodyguard - who was my great grandfather James Wood, a former soldier, and detective superintendent of police in Manchester, England. James had expert knowledge of firearms and explosives and was appointed to protect visiting Royalty & VIPs
The Inventor’s Fortune Up For Grabs
By Suzanne Beyer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,140. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1913, Art Hadley invented the expansion bracelet and amassed considerable wealth. When Art's children died, his fortune was up for grabs. Told from that of the attorney, who negotiated a $1.8 million settlement, and one of the heirs he represented - this true story tells how a group of cousins, could unite and journey on a six-year odyssey of setbacks, divisive stubbornness and victories.
Diagonal Ties: A family history in Wales and the North East of England
By Susan Lewis CBE
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,380. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Sixth Element Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Diagonal Ties is a fascinating account of one family’s connections throughout the generations with both the North East of England and the South of Wales. Susan Lewis CBE relates the tale of her search for ancestors with humour, an eye for detail and an intriguing insight into life during the times in which they lived.
Threshold: A Memoir
By Faith A. Colburn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
How does a family survive, generation after generation, across race, through time, despite distance? How do communities sustain themselves in the face of enormous change? THRESHOLD provides a pattern gleaned from one American family's struggle to thrive, against the odds.
Letters From Paris
By DeMar Southard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a short personal history in the form of letters written by my mother while we lived in France for a year and a half in 1959 and '60. As the editor, I've added a few comments and clarifications, but for the most part, the letters tell, all by themselves, an interesting narrative of a young woman, wife, and mother struggling to raise a family of three young children in an unfamiliar setting.
At My Father's Knee: Chronicles of a Buckhorn pioneer family
By Janet Clarkson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,020. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
"This book was born from the stories my father told me and my adventure of growing up in a freer time. I realized from a young age how fortunate I had been to have exposure to such a varied experience and I wanted my children to know these people when my dad and I were gone. Cast your memory back and enjoy." ~ Janet Clarkson
Genealogy Simplified - How to Make a Family Tree, Do Ancestry Search, & Trace Family Heritage Like a Genealogist. 75 Free Websites & Resources Included
By Cathy C. Schrack
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy Simplified is designed to help you trace your heritage and discover family roots you may not know you had. You will learn the basics of how to begin gathering information, where to look, how to assemble a family tree and the do's & don'ts about genealogy in an understandable way. You'll also learn many helpful tips & tricks and common mistakes people make & how to avoid them.
Burma, Her Story
By D. Dalton
Price: Free! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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This is the true story of an air force fighter pilot who illegally smuggles his fallen friend's pet dachshund, named Burma, home to his parents across the Pacific Theater during WWII.
Dr Markham's Antipodean Voyage
By Tudor Winter
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Too sensitive to be published in its day this Journal has taken five generations and some 170 years to surface for publication in its full glory. On the 28th of June 1841 Dr Thomas John Markham left Liverpool England on board the 467 ton Ship, Livingston. Dr Markham had left his home and family in Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland to be the Ship’s Surgeon Superintendent on the voyage.
The Children of Mars
By Norbert Mercado
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Written by Norbert L. Mercado, The Children of Mars is novel about an unusual friendship that took place between a Filipino guerrilla and a Japanese Captain in the darkest days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944
By Lili Ludwick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
7th Cousin....Lizzie Borden
By V. L. Dillon
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Lizzie Borden, after research, I found is a 7th cousin, 3 times removed. I have always had a fascination about Lizzie Borden and have read about her over the years. When I found we were related, I just HAD to know more and try and figure out the murders. I think I have really figured out this who-dunit using little known Borden secrets.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
By Don Hale
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Odyssey of Courage
By Etha Gray
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Odyssey of Courage was born while I was sitting at the feet of one of the most revered woman of my life, my grandmother, Mrs. Cordelia Angelique King. Her dignity and pride were unsurpassed. Her passion and joys were her God, her husband, her children and her four-dot Levi Garrett snuff which she enjoyed most of her eighty years. She instilled character, morals and values in each of us.
From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years
By Stanley Harder
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A valuable reference for descendants and genealogists, "From Prussia to Russia to North America: 300 Years" documents the early history of the Anabaptists, the Mennonites in Prussia, and in the New Russia. A concise history of the Mennonites in the Ukraine, it includes documentation of the southern Minnesota Quiring, Siemen, Harder, and Sawatzky families of the Mt Lake and Butterfield vicinit
Genealogy Genealogy Research For Beginners Introduction To Genealogical Records And Techniques Lessons 1-7
By Pollyann Lewis
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Genealogy is a passion. Do you have a passion that you just can't live without? Genealogy can be very addictive, so if you don't think you will mind turning your house into a library, staying up all hours of the night doing a genealogy search for that illusive Uncle Ben, this book is for you!
Remember Wen?
By Rodney Foster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Remember Wen?" is an autobiographical collection of poems and short stories recounting the boyhood memories of Rodney Foster. As an introduction to a greater cross-section of people to Trinidad and Tobago society, Foster records his experiences as a person born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago and asks us to recall our own memories and experiences as we read his work.
Ishmael, The Arhcer
By Yibniyah Hawkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Blessed are the seeds of Abraham. These are the sons of Abraham, Isaac and Ishmael. The brothers were born to lead a people; one born free and the other of a slave woman. The Scripture gives no account of Isaac are Ishmael having animosity toward one another. These two men were promised to receive great things from Yahweh their Heavenly Father and their seed will be a blessing for all nations.