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A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past
By M.E. Cardona
Series: A Father's Gift: Stories From Our Past, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A collection of sixteen short stories that have been passed down from my father and mother. Some are true accounts about the history of my family, while others are strange, even frightening, and a few that will make you laugh. Enjoy! Update: New Low price and Volume Two will be released Fall 2013.
To Elsie With Love
By J. Wesley Sullivan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Mary E. Lowd. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
On their 49th anniversary, Elsie asked Wes to write the story of their marriage for her. The memoir that he wrote takes the reader on a journey from college days at the University of Oregon through WWII and into the years Wes & Elsie spent building a family together, bolstering their community, and exploring spirituality.
Fleshing the Bones
By Brooke Broadbent
Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
By Brooke Broadbent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
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.
Luzija's Story
By Kay Wright
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A true story of the trials and tribulations of a young girl growing up in war-torn Poland. An in-depth look into the life and times of a true heroine.
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.
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.
Edith B. Ziegenhorn Diaries - A Young Girl's Life In Claytonville, Illinois - 1914 to 1917
By Donald Enz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Art
Transcribed diaries of Edith B. Ziegenhorn. The diaries are from Feb. 1914 to Mar. 1917. Edith begins writing when she is fifteen and describes the daily life of family, friends, and the chores and hardships of living in the small community of Claytonville, Illinois. The editor left all grammar and spelling errors in to reflect the truth of her writing.
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.
The Four Little Ones
By Phillip McAbee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
During the Civil Rights era in Louisville, Kentucky raising children in the West End of Louisville presented a challenge to Eula and James McAbee. The Four Little Ones is a collection of memories of growing up during one of the most important periods in American history. With a mix of humor, pathos, clarity Phillip McAbee welcomes you to experience the McAbee family's daily life.
World War II Cusp Mendacity
By Solange DeVane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
World War II depicts another story of a traditional family,within two generations still enduring vivid painful memories as former Prisoners Of War (P.O.W.) A father passed on to his sons the same legacy as they became broken men aimlessly wandering around.
What's in a name By Johnnydod
By Johnny Dod
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Johnny Dod Copyright Johnny Dod 2011 Published at Smashwords A look at the origins of our last names, from the most common to the almost lost.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
The Making of Chassidim
By Sichos In English
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A translation of a letter sent by the Rebbe Rayatz to his daughter, Rebbetzin Chayah Mushka.
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!
The Sea is Wide - New Celts from Old Horizons
By Donald MacFarlane
You set the price! Words: 166,650. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book will give both sedentary and peripatetic readers a better informed sense of that part of their identity that is Irish or Scottish Highlander, whether they are still living in their original homelands or dispersed across the globe as a result of the nineteenth century diasporas.
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.
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
Ribbons in My Hair
By Rosalie Sneyd
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011 by Wharekohu Bay. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A charming and heartwarming memoir of growing up in New Zealand in the 1940s and 50s.