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Why Henry VIII Got Fat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn where some famous 'big' people went wrong with their diet and lifestyles. It can really help us today.
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor
Price: Free! Words: 272,180. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Port of Long Beach. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
Traveling the U.S.: San Diego
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This photo-based tour includes over 85 photos from the following San Diego locations: the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Sea World, Cabrillo National Monument, Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and the USS Midway.
Traveling the U.S.: Utah
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This photo-based tour of Utah includes over 60 pictures from the following historic locations: Salt Lake temple, Utah State Capitol, the Beehive House, the Lion House, Temple Square, several important LDS buildings, a railroad town (Echo, UT), and Park City (with the Utah Olympic Park.)
American History A Day at A Time – August
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the August installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the history of the American colonial frontier.
Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Benjamin Franklin: The First American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » North America
Ben Franklin was a writer, scientist, inventor and political leader. He was one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the U.S. He organized the first lending library and volunteer fire department. He established universities and hospitals. He also flew a kite in a thunderstorm to show that lightning was electricity. Learn more in this short bio
Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,080. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps. This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes.
Trouble in Rooster Paradise
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » North America
Oldster PI Gunnar Nilson tells the story of a case he handled in Seattle, 1950. A client hires him to find the killer of a young beauty who worked at Fasciné Expressions, a “rooster paradise” where pretty girls charm male customers into spending big. The heady fragrance of perfumed female can make it tough for a guy to think clearly, especially when the killer is breathing down his neck.
American History A Day at A Time – July
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the July installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition presents the story of the American colonies.
Don Carlos Buell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
Don Carlos Buell was likely removed from command of the Union Army in Kentucky because of political motives. My ebook considers editorials in the New York Tribune that demanded a true account of how Buell was relieved of his command following the Battle of Perryville, in 1862. Documents relating to the Buell Commission and the general's court martial were suppressed by the War Dept in the 1860s.
A History of Surgery at Cook County Hospital
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,060. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » North America
This book looks at a unique and unparalleled collection of individuals who together achieved something noteworthy. It is more than a history of a building on Chicago’s west side—it is an inside look at the people who made Cook County Hospital a center of top-flight medical education and world-class care through the years.
Fitz John Porter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Fitz John Porter worked for 15 years to have his officer's rank restored, and his reputation vindicated, after he was found guilty in a court martial. Porter ascended the military ranks after graduating from West Point in 1845. On August 30, 1862 he was ordered by a superior to bring his troops forward at the Second Battle of Bull Run. My e-book documents Porter's disgrace and final restoration.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
Lakeview Memories: Growing up in Lakeview in the 1920s, 30s & 40s
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Lakeview, an iconic neighborhood of New Orleans, is one of the newer areas of this historic city. Its oldest residents can still recount the beginnings of Lakeview with fond recollections.
Boston Corbett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
I have written an e-book about Boston Corbett using 19th century sources, primarily old newspapers from New York City, Philadelphia, and upstate New York. Corbett led a tortured life after he took responsibility for John Wilkes Booth's murder on April 26, 1865. He preached regularly as a member of the Methodist Episcopal faith. Yet he was often reminded that he disobeyed orders and was no hero.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
FBI Diary: Home Grown Terror
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Former FBI agent recounts the riveting true story of the largest manhunt in the western United States.
March to Disaster: Major General Edward Braddock and the Monongahela Campaign - Fort Duquesne, George Washington, Indian Attacks on American Colonies, Anglo-American Troops
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 129,200. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study This thesis posits that the leadership of Major General Edward Braddock led to the defeat of the force that he recruited, trained, and led against Fort Duquesne in July 1755.