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Hollywood Sauna Confidential by Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,270. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author Jeanne Rejaunier was one of five young women who shared weekend saunas in Hollywood for five years with several men who are often cited as co-conspirators in the Kennedy assassination. Here, Rejaunier challenges accepted assassination views and writes of experiences with two other prominent figures connected with JFK and Lyndon Johnson.
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.
London Deco: Introduction by Gregory Edwards
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
'London Deco: Introduction' is an essential introductory volume for the London Deco series of ebooks by Gregory Edwards. 'London Deco: Introduction' attempts to answer the questions: “Why is London not Regarded as an Art Deco City?” and, at least as far as London is concerned, “What Makes a Building Art Deco?”. It also has a directory of British Art Deco Artists and Designers.
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI by Freya Hardy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
Boarding on the State by John Haden
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Boarding On the State is a candid account of the survival and growth of England's State Boarding Schools, written by a former Head/Principal of King Edward Vi School, Louth and of Wymondham College. It is published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boarding Schools Association and the 25th of the State Boarding Schools Assoication in 2015/6; is it both a good read and an accurate account.
World War II U.S. Posters: Volume 1 'Keep Your Mouth Shut' by A. Kennedy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 440. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
During World War II there were certain major propaganda themes pursued by the Office of War Information (OWI). One of the most important themes, especially at the start of the war, was managing vial information such as ship sailings and troop and war material movements. The most popular slogan was ’Loose Lips Sink Ships.’ This book is about that theme and divided into four sections of posters.
Under Fate's Wing by Hillevi Ruumet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A six-year-old girl is abruptly ejected from her idyllic life in Estonia into the chaos of Hitler’s collapsing Germany, where her heroic mother braves impossible odds to assure their survival. Failing to outrun the advancing Soviet troops on foot would mean a one-way trip to Stalin’s Gulag.
The Pitch That Killed by Mike Sowell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Pitch That Killed is widely considered one of the best baseball books ever written. A great pennant race, an historically important season, and a tragic on-the-field death make for one of the most compelling chapters in the annals of baseball history, as vivid today as when it all unfolded, thanks to the meticulous research and lively writing of author Mike Sowell.
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.
By Day and By Night - The B17 and Lancaster Bomber Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The third book in the series tells the amazing story of America’s B-17, the Flying Fortress, and Britain’s Lancaster Bomber, the most renowned bombers of World War II.
Against All Odds - The Guinea Pig Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
The second book in this series follows the history of the ‘Guinea Pig Club’, founded by the brilliant plastic surgeon, Sir Archibald McIndoe.
The Blenheim Bomber Story by Errol Kennedy
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 7,850. 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: Japan, 5. Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 16,290. 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.
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.
What Is Radioactivity? The Basics by Rhythm Prism
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Radiation, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In January of 2016, North Korea announced it had tested a hydrogen bomb. Whether or not this technology is part of the North Korean arsenal, it is part of our world. What Is Radioactivity? The Basics explains, in simple terms, the principles of the atomic and hydrogen bombs, the implications of nuclear energy and the history of atomic science. This is a remarkably easy read for the non scientist.
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.