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The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944 by Tim Wray
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Windows on the Zeebrugge Raid 1918: With Rare Photographs of the Mole by Rachel Shirley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Learn about the drama of the Zeebrugge Raid of 1918., inspired by rare photographs of the Mole and its coast.. An easy read of a disastrous event. With photos taken by German naval officers.
Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years by Don Axcell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
de Marisco: A family's journey through time by Margaret Nyhon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of a family whose journey through time has spanned the heights of wealth and power to the lows of adversity, and along the way has produced some remarkable people and an enduring spirit. But the Anglo-Norman blood of their ancestors still surged through the veins of the later generations, now named Marris. Their story also took them beyond England to Australia and New Zealand.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Welsh. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Pam fod cigfran y Modron yn crochlefain? Dim ond Prydeinwyr gyda rhyddid yn eu calon sy’n gwybod! Yn 43 OC mae Rhufain bron yn sicr o’u concwest dros Brydain – nes i Prasutagus, Brenin yr Iceni, ddigwydd cyfarfod caethforwyn o dras frenhinol llwyth yr Aedui yng Ngâl wedi iddi ddianc oddi wrth ei meistres Rufeinig. Newidiodd y cyfarfod hwn dynged Ynys Prydain am byth.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
Queen Elizabeth by Charles Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The life of Elizabeth represents, in English history, the longest and most spectacular period of a change in society. That change began before her. It was the change from a society directed, at any rate in theory, by a metaphysical idea, to a society directed, both in theory and practice, by nothing but he continual pressure of events. It is a change completed in our day.
Henry VII by Charles Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VII is less spectacular than his descendants, but not less interesting or even exciting. The first of the Tudors has been less written about than any (except Edward VI). He supplanted a dynasty and subordinated an aristocracy; he collected a treasure and created a fleet. But he created also the engine of monarchy.
Boudicca Activity Book by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.
A Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom by Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom is included in our Continuing Education Series to provide a useful study guide for children or for anyone who may be reading British royal history for the first time. Prepared in a simple and comprehensive way, it helps young readers and/or those without familiarity of the basic lines of royal succession.
Magna Carta Commentaries — 48 Stories Celebrating Little-known Facts about the Great Charter by Luan Hanratty
Price: $4.65 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » European
The Magna Carta has been called the most important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
Britain, a Christian Country: A Nation Defined by Christianity and the Bible, and the Social Changes that Challenge this Biblical Heritage by Paul Backholer
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 123,110. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
For over a thousand years Britain was defined by Christianity, with monarchs dedicating the country to God and national days of prayer that saved the nation in its darkest hours.
Celtic Christianity and the First Christian Kings in Britain: From Saint Patrick and St. Columba, to King Ethelbert and King Alfred by Paul Backholer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
Celtic Christianity is as exciting as it is intriguing, from the first native Christians in the British Isles, through to the great saints such as Patrick and Columba; coupled with the trials and triumphs of the historic Anglo-Saxon kings.
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 270,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up is the gripping story of how a culture of corruption and cover-up was endemic throughout the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. It tracks the French investigation right from the initial minutes after the crash inside the Alma Tunnel through to the conclusion of the investigation by Judge Stéphan two years later, in September 1999.
In Their Own Words by Rachel Vogeleisen
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,190. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book, the culmination of ten years of research, is a collection of portraits and testimonials recording the experiences of 21 women who volunteered during World War II, interviewed by the author. The accounts have been left as far as possible in the women’s original words, so that their voices can be heard clearly and faithfully.
Sprig of Broom by Susan Whitfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sprig of Broom is a coming-of-age creative non-fiction work about Geoffrey Plantagenet, a count, who marries King Henry’s daughter, Empress Matilda, and fathers the dynasty of Plantagenet kings. He has much to learn, and over the course of his life’s journey he develops a better understanding of himself, fathers a long line of kings, endures adversaries and faces the world of chaos around him.
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot by Cindy Wright
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Guy Fawkes is a very popular icon that is thrown onto bonfires every year on the 5th November, to remember it. Children all around the country stand and watch fireworks every year, all wrapped up from the cold of November.
Diana Inquest: Corruption at Scotland Yard by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 261,840. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book exposes high-level corruption in London’s Metropolitan Police Service following the August 1997 death of Princess Diana in Paris. Over the ensuing decade Scotland Yard - led by Commissioners Paul Condon and John Stevens - carried out one of the biggest and most wide-reaching cover-ups in its history.