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Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
Benson's Bad Boys
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
True stories of murder and mayhem from the Old West. Benson, Arizona was founded as a railroad town in the San Pedro Valley in 1880 when Geronimo still roamed the valley and terrorized settlers and travelers. Benson never received the notoriety of its neighbor Tombstone, but the wild behavior of the Wild West—shootouts, saloons, hangings, fights—all happened in Benson.
Father's Day: History in the Making
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
No other day in American history is so precious to the men who raised us. But there once was a time when no one in America ever recognized the love, sacrifice and devotion our fathers give us. This is a story of how one determined woman changed the course of history in order to honor the men who love us.
Alpha Listing of William Owen (1611 – 1702) Family Line
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook is a an alphabetical listing of William Owen (1611-1702), originally from England, and came to Barbados around 1635. He took the Freeman's Oath in 1651 in Braintree, Massachusetts. The complete document is titled, "William Owen (1611 - 1702) & Elizabeth Davis from England to Massachusetts and Some of Their Descendants."
Defeating Terrorism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book would show you how to identify a would-be terrorist and teaches you what you can do to limit their operations or to stop the growth of terrorist cells within your community. Again, this book would let you know that although the intelligence officials, and the police play a bigger role in fighting terrorism, it cannot be done by them alone.
Getting Rid of Swilling's Mills
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » American
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Swilling’s Mills was one of hundreds of tiny communities sprouting up in the scorched soil of the American West in the late 1800s. Most of those rowdy, untamed towns died off quickly. “Jumpin’ Jehoshaphat, the name of this village should be tarred, feathered, and run out of town on the back of a mule,” said Grover Jeffries, the owner of the mercantile store.
The Sky Fell on Alabama
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Fiction » Historical » USA
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A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Fanny Marion Jackson Coppin: First Black Female Principal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » History » American
From a slave born in Washington D.C. to the namesake of a Maryland State University, Fanny Coppin was a world-class teacher. My book is a historical overview of her life and accomplishments. This book is the second in my Forget Me Not series.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Doug West. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The new nation, the United States of America, doubled overnight in size with the purchase of a vast tract of land west of the Mississippi River known as the Louisiana Purchase. Come take the journey with these brave men and women as they explore this brave new land.
The History of the Chicago Gangsters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The early days of Chicago's organized crime began in 1850 with Michael Cassius McDonald as the original crime boss and The Black Hand. "Big Jim" Colosimo, Johnny "The Fox" Torri and Al "Scarface" Capone followed as the boss of bosses. Prohibition brought gangland war to Chicago. Capone fought for territory and the St. Valentine's Day Massacre was the beginning of the end for Capone.
From George Washington to Donald Trump, to Hillary Clinton: Interesting Quizzes About US Presidents
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016 by Brian Mulipah. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical, Nonfiction » History » American
There was once a US President so rich; he donated all his presidential salaries to charity! You know who that is? Hint: It wasn’t George Bush.
True American Ghost Stories: A Thrilling Collection Of American True Ghost Stories, Scary Haunted Houses And Chilling Unexplained Happenings
Price: Free! Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Phenomenology
Maybe you are a believer of ghosts and you want to prove that they are real. Or maybe you are not a believer and you wanted to prove everyone else wrong? Whatever your reasons are, if you decide to use one, be careful...
Lincoln's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Nonfiction » History » American
How does a motherless boy of an impoverished, illiterate farmer become the greatest President in the history of the United States? This full-length play follows the early life of Abraham Lincoln and his startlingly rocky road to greatness. A great play for a high school theatre or a young community theatre.
Sequoyah: The Man Behind the Legend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Sequoyah. His name is infamous for creating the Cherokee written language. But who is the man behind the legend? Dive into the past of an amazing man who persevered to live a life beyond his disability and difficulties.
Richard Lighthouse Ebooks Blocked from Archive.org
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
This short technical paper describes the deliberate deletion or blocking of file records at the Internet Archive (Archive.org). Richard Lighthouse has published more than 100 ebook titles over the last four years, and his ebooks are carried at many of the major ebook retailers in North America. However, not a single ebook or even a reference to his name can be found on the Internet Archive.
Ebooks Published on Smashwords & Lulu by Richard Lighthouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
This ebook is a summary listing of published work by Richard Lighthouse on smashwords.com, which currently has 52 works, and lulu.com, which currently has 66 works. A few titles have been archived or retired at these websites. Some of these ebooks are also available on Apple iBooks, BarnesAndNoble, Kobo, Google Play, Amazon, and other websites. 16930 County Road 831, Pearland, Texas 77584.
A Carta do chefe Seattle ao presidente dos Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Nesta edição Ilustrada e Comentada você conhecerá um dos dos mais famosos e belos textos ambientalistas já produzidos. Conheça a história da famosa carta do Chefe Seattle e leia o texto que vem acompanhado de imagens espetaculares da paisagem norte americana, onde os fatos ocorreram.
Carta del jefe Seattle al presidente de los Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: Spanish. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
La Carta del Jefe Seattle es, sin duda, un hermoso canto a la naturaleza, que provoca emociones elementales e inefables en el lector. Cuando lo hallé por vez primera, lo leí y releí para sentir las palpitaciones de esa sabia y reposada voz, emergida del contacto más puro y primigenio con el mundo natural. Se trata de un libro electrónico que hay que ver
Chief Seattle's Letter to The American President
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will meet one of the most beautiful environmental texts ever written. It was elaborated based on the oration spoken by Chief Seattle, patriarch of the Duwamish and Suquamish Indians to Isaac Stevens, governor of the Washington Territory, at the site of the present metropolis of Seattle