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The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin
By Alex Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
The Stargate Chronicles: Memoirs of a Psychic Spy
By Joseph McMoneagle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,290. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joseph McMoneagle is now known as the best Operational Remote Viewer in the history of the U.S. Army's Special Project—Stargate. His intelligence collection results have never been surpassed and rarely equaled. This remarkable memoir chronicles his military career, his early life, and gives a wonderful birds-eye view into US Military politics.
An Acidental Relationship
By Roderick Heather
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
The Most Powerful Women in the Middle Ages: Queens, Saints, and Viking Slayers, From Empress Theodora to Elizabeth of Tudor
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This book will look at the ten most powerful women in the Middle Ages. It will explore how they managed to ascend the throne, what made their accomplishments so notable, and the impact they had on their respective societies after their deaths. It will also describe the historical background of these women, their cultures, and what about it helped or hindered their rise.
For Love, War and Plunder - The Life of Mrs Christian Davies, Foot-soldier and Dragoon
By Tony Matthews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of Mrs Christian Davies, who, while searching for her missing husband, became embroiled in the Nine Years War and the War of the Spanish Succession, fighting fearlessly as a foot-soldier and dragoon in some of the bloodiest campaigns in European history.
Ansaris of Yusufpur
By Mahmud Ansari
Price: Free! Words: 63,400. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
Zulu War Victoria Crosses
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Researched over four decades, this publication provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds which gained the Victoria Cross for 12 men during the Zulu War. With a useful bibliography. Also available in illustrated hard copy.
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
By EJ Fleming
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
Leaders who Changed the World
By Gordon Kerr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Limbless Landlord
By Brian Igoe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Footless! Legless, in fact, and armless too. Nothing to do with a state of intoxication, though - Arthur MacMurrough Kavanagh was was born with no legs or arms, and yet was a most adventurous traveler, a husband and father, an expert horseman, a first class shot, a noted yachtsman, an active local Justice of the Peace and administrator, and a Member of Parliament.. This is his story.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford
By Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 2 - Marriage and a Duel
By Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is the second in the Daniel O’Connell series of LiteBite Books. It takes us from the end of the last book in 1800, which was the year of the Act of Union between England and Ireland, to 1828 when at the famous Clare Election he was elected to Parliament. That election was the culmination of a series of Catholic electoral victories in Ireland, but these were, one might think, Pyrrhic Victory.
The Jane Gray: The Italian Prince and the Shipwreck That Forever Changed the History of Seattle
By Michelle Merritt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A tale of corruption, deceit, and hope: Funded by Prince Luigi of Italy, Major Ingraham set sail for the Alaska gold fields. Three days after the schooner Jane Gray departed from Seattle, the ship went down in a moderate gale – hardly a storm that should sink a “staunch and seaworthy” whaler in a “hatful of wind.”Of the famous men on board, only twenty-seven of the sixty-four survived.
Elizabeth I: A Short Biography
By Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A short and concise biography of Elizabeth I, discussing her reign and the events that happened during this period of history. This book also includes brief biographies of some of the key figures in her reign.
Oscar's Story
By Mark Tan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915)
By Instituto Martius Staden
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) ist ein autobiografischer Reisebericht über die Erfahrungen die Josef Maria Feichtner in Amazonien in der Jahrhundertwende als Kautschukhändler sammelte.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
By Danh Ba
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Cartea despre demnitate
By Alexandru Pătrașcu
Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
I PAPI - i pontefici e le profezie papali di Malachia - storia e curiosità
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: Italian. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
La copertina del libro Quante volte abbiamo sentito parlare delle profezie papali di Malachia? Esse vengono rispolverate ogni volta che si deve eleggere un nuovo pontefice, a maggior ragione in questa occasione, nel 2013, in cui la Chiesa cattolica sente l’approssimarsi di una sfida epocale, con il nuovo Papa Francesco che tutti sentono come vicino ai poveri.
Lust for Inca Gold: Second Edition
By Steven J. Charbonneau
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,700. Language: American English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
LUST FOR INCA GOLD is a masterful blend of history, biography, legend and storytelling, providing a definitive account of the Llanganati Treasure Story and much, much, more.