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SHARIAH by Ray Bradbury
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,280. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
A STORY ABOUT LIFE LIVING UNDER THE IMPLEMENTED LAW OF SHARIAH. AND THE PUNISHMENT ONE CAN RECEIVE IF THEY STEP OUT OF LINE. IT CAN BE VERY HARSH. AND NO FOREIGNER KNOWS BETTER THAN I DO ABOUT IT. BECAUSE I SUFFERED PRISON AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF IT.
Death in the Black Patch by Bruce Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In 1906 Kentucky, Wes Wilson’s tobacco crop is his life’s blood. Wes is determined that nothing—not the devious tobacco buyer; the ever-present Night Riders; or the cousin hiding a deadly secret—will stand in his way. The secrets and lies smother Wes the longer he takes to decide what to do with his crop. The conflict erupts and soon rages out of control with a result both surprising and tragic.
Lincoln Raw: A Biographical Novel by DL Fowler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,570. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
A melancholic poet weathers tragedy, abuse, and self-doubt to keep a sacred promise. Included in the Lincoln Collection of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.
Harriet and I by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 118,770. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Biographical
Harriet and I tells the story of Nachiketa Krishnamurti, a boy raised in India by his paternal grandmother who, among other things, teaches him to speak with snakes. His father, Jiddu, is a well-known Indian mystic who rarely visits. His mother, the famous Swedish actress, is never discussed.
A Restless Wind by Shahrukh Husain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,360. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
After ten years as a Muslim in Britain, human rights lawyer Zara Hamilton finally seeks answers to the questions that have haunted her. When she returns to Qila, her world is shatteringly different, her aristocratic family mired in complications and far-right politics on the rise. Amid the unrest, Zara seeks the key to her mother's secret as contemporary resentments clash with a harmonious past.
The Dream - Behind The Smile - The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile · Thailand Books. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
The Dream takes up the story of Lek, her family and friends from two years further down the line. In the past, it has always been Lek who issued the ultimata, but the story opens with her having received one and it throws her. She is offered the fulfilment of her oldest dream, but can she take it? The fulfilment of any dream requires sacrifices, but is Lek prepared to make them?
Turmoil by Juneau Rigging
You set the price! Words: 115,830. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Chester Turmoil was born wealthy, trained as an electrical engineer and obsessed with achievement. His entrepreneurial instincts are shaped by public service ambitions. His single-minded push to re-shape the world to be what he thinks it should be finally crashes headlong into the reality of the world as it is, changing the world for him and all the people important in his life.
The David Chronicles by Uvi Poznansky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 197,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
The David Chronicles is the story of David as you've never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version, the one he never allowed his court scribes to recount. In his mind, history is written to praise the victorious--but at the last stretch of his illustrious life he feels an irresistible urge to tell the truth. Rooted in ancient lore, his is a surprisingly modern memoir
Stepping Stones - Behind The Smile - The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile · Thailand Books · Wales, Welsh and Celtic. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Stepping Stones picks up the story of Lek, her family and friends in the village of Baan Suay four years on from where The Lady in The Tree finished. Lek and Ayr are still looking to expand, but especially Lek's career in the political arena, where she finds evidence of disturbing activity.
Gang of Eight: The First Tee by Darby Winterhalter Löfstrand
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 158,830. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Biographical
Eight men. One game. Twenty-five years. Life ... where friendship and golf intersect. This story, based on true events, will resonate with anyone who loves the game and cherishes those friendships made on, and off, the course.
Yenni ... a Life Between Worlds by Eugenia Jenny Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
A tale of survival… after losing everything, leaving everything behind, what is left are the truly civilised, profoundly human values the author carried within her when all outward accoutrements have been destroyed
Le Papillon Vert by Philippe Meyrignac
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 125,840. Language: French. Published: September 13, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Charles-Marie de La Condamine (1701-1774), chevalier de Saint-Lazare, membre de l’Académie des sciences et de l’Académie française, est un peu l’inspirateur de Jules Vernes, de Tintin, et d’Indiana Jones… Grand voyageur en Méditerranée, au Pérou, en Amazonie, et Guyane, il découvre le caoutchouc, le curare et le meilleur quinquina.
Last Mountain Dancer by Chuck Kinder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
From Booklist Colorful enough to inspire Michael Douglas' character, Grady Tripp, in the movie Wonder Boys, Kinder starts with the most interesting West Virginian available: himself. Suddenly, in pendulum swings between searing self-doubt and thoughtless bravado, Kinder is biting the neck of a high-school tormentor, or he is making love in a deserted chapel to a young girlfriend....
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls) by Judith A Grout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
The 16th Song by David Powell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
The 16th Song is a book about a young man making mistakes and how the mistakes follow him despite his success as a song writer. Set mainly in the turbulent Paris if the late 1950's, it tells of how random acts of violence, unconnected with the victims, can distort a life forever.
The Samurai Poet by Travis Belrose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,780. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical(3.00 from 1 review)
Ishikawa Jozan wanted nothing more than to be a samurai like his father and grandfather. When an act of overzealousness costs him his position, he tries to serve his lord as a Confucian scholar. Once Ishikawa becomes entangled in political intrigues beyond his control, he discovers that the life of a hermitic literati can be just as dangerous as that of a warrior.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 · Thailand Books, Book 3 · Wales, Welsh and Celtic. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,450. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
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