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Battle of Grunwald by Teresa Kaminski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Teutonic Order - military religious order was formed at the end of the 12th century in Acre to provide care for pilgrims of crusades. With Christianity forces defeated in the Middle East, the Order moved to Eastern Europe. After Polish Duke Konrad I of Masovia asked the Teutonic knights for help in the Prussian Crusade, in the next years the order dishonestly extended its power on the Polish terr
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.
Magna Carta: The Tax Revolt that Gave Us Liberty by Chris Berg & John Roskam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The Magna Carta is a founding document of individual liberty, the rule of law, and parliamentary democracy. In this accessible and engaging book, Chris Berg and John Roskam explain what the Magna Carta is, where it came from, and why it matters.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia by John Ashtone
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.
Diana Inquest: Who Killed Princess Diana? by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 292,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive, evidence-based book is the most shocking, revealing, yet factual work written on the 1997 Paris car crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed. It contains strong evidence showing the assassination of Princess Diana was carried out by the British intelligence agency, MI6, on orders from senior members of the British royal family.
The Hammer of the Scots by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba by Agostino Inguscio
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Palace of Justice by Susanne Alleyn
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
Diana Inquest: The British Cover-Up by John Morgan
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 274,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
The explosive evidence in Diana Inquest: The British Cover-Up blows the lid on the events that took place in the 24 hours following the death of Princess Diana in 1997. In disturbing new findings - based on documentary evidence withheld from the 2007-8 inquest jury - the book reveals that Princess Diana's UK post-mortem samples were switched prior to toxicology testing.
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts) by Laura Morelli
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
Saxo Grammaticus on Slavic Pre-Christian Religion: The Relevant Fragments from Book XIV of Gesta Danorum by Stanislaw Sielicki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Duke Henry the Lion, King Waldemar, and Bishop Absalon answer the Pope's call for the Northern Crusade to Christianize Baltic Slavs. Being successful in achieving their goal, and having subdued the Slavs, they witness the strange and unusual temples, statues, customs, and divination rituals of the Wendish Slavs.
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog by Boak & Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
For Love of a Dangerous Girl by Hank Cox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
A true story of timeless love... Innocent, young Charlotte Corday assassinates the radical leader Jean Paul Marat hoping to save her beloved country from the violent turn the revolution had taken. Adam Lux, an idealistic young member of the Revolutionary Convention, is so awed by her courage and beauty that he demands to join her in death — a demand that is granted. Love blooms amid bloody chaos.
Dear Hanna: A Biography of Pacifist Martin J. Zimmer Based on His Letters from the Eastern Front during World War II by Rudolf A. Zimmer
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 165,250. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Dear Hanna - is a rare eyewitness account of the plight of both civilians and soldiers affected by the military operations in the mud and freezing temperatures of the Eastern Front during WW II. Hanna’s husband, Martin J. Zimmer, is a pacifist who, through his observations, reveals a profound understanding of what it should mean to be human.
Lockington Crash at the Crossing by Richard M Jones
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 26th July 1986 a train derailed after striking a van at an open level crossing in a remote East Yorkshire village. The resulting carnage killed nine people, injured 42 and left dozens of survivors and families reeling from the shock for the rest of their lives. Now for the first time the full story of that tragedy can be told.
Greta Nissen Norwegian Star of Stage and Film by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Greta Nissen's career took a nose dive with the advent of sound motion pictures. The transition to sound came quickly in 1929 and there was little time for actors and actresses who weren't prepared for the new medium. Greta's biggest problem was her thick Norwegian accent. If not for this flaw she might have become one of film's greatest early stars. My e-book chronicles her stage and film career.