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Drop Dead Punk by Rich Zahradnik
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
The Blenheim Bomber Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The first book in this series tells the fascinating story and heroic reconstruction over two decades of the world’s only airworthy Bristol Blenheim bomber.
In the Fullness of Time: A History of the Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto by David Greig
Price: Free! Words: 73,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Church of Saint Mary Magdalene. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, is a leading anglo-catholic parish in the Anglican Church of Canada, known for its rich and influential liturgical and musical traditions. David Greig's history places the well known achievements in the broader context of a living Christian community.
An Erk's Progress by Robinson Taylor Walker
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
Atomic Bomb Saved Japan by Dong Lin
Series: Atomic Bomb, 5. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author create a new political writings form: a political affair written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, narrates Japanese army to use chemistry and biological weapon during at large-scale WWII, which caused Allies’ retaliation, demonstrates the atomic bomb saved Japan, but it caused nuclear arms and Cold War.
An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's Ring by Kerry L. Barger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » USA
On March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in America exploded in a rural Texas community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives. Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S. history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day. The event sparked changes that reverberated around the world.
The Great Southern Migration by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Beginning about World War I, with many problems at home and so much seeming to be offered in the North, scores of African-Americans left the South and headed to the big cities across the Mason-Dixon, among them, Chicago. Chicago provided, they thought, much that they couldn't get elsewhere. Thanks to their mass migration, the city, and Illinois, were vastly changed forever, and so were they.
Dandelions & Snails: A Journey From the Dark Days of War, to the Golden Fields of Peace by A.C Miles-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family
This is a retrospective view of Britain, during and after the Second World War. This true story tells of two families caught up in the futility of war on this planet. The story includes the dilemma of the conscientious objector and the bravery of the soldier. Poems are interspersed throughout the text, to accentuate the content, and also to add a touch of philosophical contemplation.
Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster by Gladys Hansen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
America's Fifth Revolution - A Federation of Nations by Dennis Cassidy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The United States has endured continuous revolutions since its conception: the Agrarian Revolution 1800-1850, the Industrial Revolution 1850-1900, the Social Welfare Revolution 1900-1950, the Technological Revolution 1950-2000 and the Information Revolution 2000-?
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s by Carolyn V. Hamilton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,870. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
El Joven Hitler 2 (Hitler adolescente) by Javier Cosnava
Series: El Joven Hitler. Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: Spanish. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Te hayas, lector, ante la novela que narra la infancia y primeros años de adolescencia de Adolf Hitler. Conocerás a Alois, un padre violento y alcohólico, a su hermanos, a sus profesores y un misterio, el de los demonios de la mente, que el pequeño Adolf deberá enfrentar para salvar su vida y mostrar su verdadera personalidad.
How Town Gas Came To Eton Wick by Dick Harding
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2015 by EtonWickHistory. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The story of gas distribution in Eton Wick long with what the Harding family did in the village between the 1920's and 1980's.
Same War Different Battlefields by Jean Goodwin Messinger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
Simple History: A simple guide to World War I - CENTENARY EDITION by Daniel Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Jump into the muddy trenches of World War I and on the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting weapons, tanks, planes & technology of combat. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33 by Claire Kinross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy by Joseph Plummer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Silent Heros of the Cold War by Kyril Plaskon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Magic, Religion & Cannabis by Steven Hager
Series: Opinions and essays. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Leela is the ancient spirit running through all things that birthed the universe according to Krishna. The word translates as "play, without profit or motive other than fun," and it's this vibration that all sacred clowns in history devoutly follow.