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Dirty
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
MC Flux, AKA Carl Rodney Thomas, is a top drum and bass MC. Talent-spotted for top clubs, he was soon the MC of choice. But Flux has spent plenty of time on the dark side and dicing with the law. This is his raw, colourful story, written with the help of his close friend Peter Spence. Vivid and explicit, this is not a story for the faint-hearted.
Shifting Gears
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,660. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
That 1977 banana-yellow VW camper bus just sat there facing the road looking out at us as if asking, "What took you so long?" She was beautiful in all of her dusty, rusty "I've seen better days" splendor. We had talked for the past year about buying an old VW camper bus.
Pleasant Valley Lost
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 138,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Set amid the turbulent times of the late 1960s, Pleasant Valley Lost chronicles the last days of a family dairy farm condemned to destruction by a federal dam project. As the family struggles to find a new home and build their future, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves into Pleasant Valley, ruthlessly destroying a community and its history.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
Swimming Against the Tide
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 151,330. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fascinating manhunts, gruesome murders, violent encounters and heart-rending tragedies - as well as plenty of amusing and not-so-amusing incidents. George Raven looks back on a colourful career as a police officer in Essex for thirty years.
Mike Resnick’s Worldcons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,820. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of articles, from 5-time Hugo winner and Worldcon Guest of Honor Mike Resnick, about the Worldcons he attended—and with an introduction by Worldcon Guest of Honor and Nebula Grand Master Robert Silverberg.
Survival Manual: A Memoir of Near Death, Illness and Survival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,470. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This memoir is my story of how I survived a near fatal illness, had many surgeries, spent almost 30 days in hospital, lived on pain killers and survived against all odds. During those days I recall many of my adventures in TV news covering stories around the world for NBC News. In some ways,it may inspire others to keep going when everything seems darkest.
Shipwrecked in Paradise
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For some the call of adventure is just too much. Julie Waterman never had a quiet life. One of 7 children, her life was always busy. At 23 she was running a cleaning company, employing over 400 people. But at 35 a new challenge beckoned. After buying a yacht, Julie gave it all up for an once-in-a-lifetime voyage across the world, single-handed.
To Africa with a Dream
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Boissevainbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
In the late 1950s, Opus Dei sought to begin apostolic work in Africa. A group of young women from various countries moved to Kenya with the aim of starting a school, one open to women of all races and beliefs, the first of its kind. Olga Marlin, who was one of those young women, tells the story of how the women’s faith in their mission was sustained despite obstacles and ultimately bore fruit.
A Small House in France
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A magical holiday to rural France with their children had sowed the seeds of a daring plan for Brenda and Ray Barrington - to spend the early years of their retirement buying and restoring a cottage in the French countryside for use as a maison secondaire. Their budget and time were limited, but their enthusiasm and determination were boundless.
Time Grooves and Travel Records
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
These are some of the stories of my life – just your average Englishman (pommie) – beginning from birth, childhood, schooldays, adolescence and then service life with its world travels, through to leaving the Royal Air Force and England to re-unite with my family in Australia after almost five years. It continues on with my life and travels again during and after my (officially) 21 years of marria
Family Matters
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 40,930. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Su Gutteridge’s grandmother Florence married Frank Ginns at the beginning of the 20th century and they soon had two children. But Frank’s health was being ruined by drinking, and when he became ill and died at the age of only 28, she married a local churchwarden, William Gutteridge. Su has now written this intriguing dramatized account of years gone by after researching early years of her family.
The Way It Was
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir of a depression baby whose formative years were on the home front during World War II and whose college experience enabled him to live the American Dream.
A Memoir: Healing Childhood Emotional Wounds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Our childhood emotional wounds mold us into the wounded adults we become. We can never step into the fullness of our calling if we are controlled by the lies we believed as truth. Life’s events molded him into the wounded adult he became from his childhood emotional wounds. Follow the spiraling path that led to near disaster. Journey with Bruce down a road to healing.
The Journey That Never Was
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 105,230. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Back in the early 1960's, as two young women in their twenties, they drove one of the first Minis right round the world, and made it home in one piece. The pair survived and the journey took 2 years. This, half a century on, is Jeanne’s enthralling account of the round-the world adventure which at the time was simply swept under the carpet.
Forgiveness
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Macky's unfolding life brought insecurity and inner turbulence. Disturbing thoughts overshadowed her strong intuitive self, heightened during four decades of debilitating painful cyclic migraines. She is coming full circle, gaining insight into how words and actions, have overloaded her sensitive body. Spiritual healing has taken place as a natural course of her continued trust and belief.
Isolated World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 42,340. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When she was two years and ten months old, Susan Eastwood scrambled up on to a table. She fell, sustaining two black eyes and a broken nose. It was only months later that her parents realised that the fall had also rendered her completely deaf. Since then Susan has had to learn to survive in a world and overcome her sense of isolation.
The Dancing Debutante
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Elfrida Eden was born into a distinguished family – her uncle was a Prime Minister, Sir Anthony Eden. As one of the last true ‘debs’ she mingled with the stars. She auditioned for Judy Garland and turned down Norman Wisdom’s offer of a film role. She also turned Sean Connery down when he made a pass at her at a party after being cast as James Bond.
A More Simple Time: How Cycling Saved My Soul
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
By twist of fate cycling became more than a hobby. It became my beat. As America's top journalist covering US cycling (1989-96), I watched the rise of extraordinary athletes from Linda Brenneman, Alison Dunlap and Dede Demet to Steve Hegg, Bobby Julich and Kent Bostick. They shared their quests, one pedal stroke at a time. It's a ride to the Atlanta Olympics that changed my life and saved my soul.
You Can't Cook a Dead Crab and Eat It
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Imagine spending 85 days living in a popup tent camper while driving 8,000 miles around the American West in search of a place to call home. We didn't imagine it. We lived it. This is the story of that journey. An unforgettable time when we taught our daughters an important lesson: When your life isn't going the way you envisioned, take control and make your life what you want it to be.