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Fractured Spirits: Hauntings at the Peoria State Hospital
By Sylvia Shults
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Dark Continents Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In Fractured Spirits, Sylvia Shults brings a passion for paranormal investigation to her adventures at the haunted hotspot that is the Peoria State Hospital. Ghost hunting groups, sensitives, former nurses, and ordinary people share their stories with her, their voices resonating to create a panoramic view to rival the vista of the Illinois River.
Letters to Lyla
By Bob Fields
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
Steamboats on the Tar
By Ronald Kemp
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
By J H Ellison
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
By Amy Crimi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
REVOLUTION OR EXTINCTION
By Mark Krangle
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An unmasking of the NSA-dominated MIC,
Eyewitness to History: A Personal Journal
By Robert Schrage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Author Robert Schrage has a lifetime of stories and memories of many of the events that have defined America in the last forty years including the Impeachment of the President of the United States, the execution of a most evil man, the most controversial election in history, inaugurations including the first African American President, and election history too strange to believe.
America the Great Series: The Federalist Papers (Revisited)
By J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A look back at the documents and papers that our founding fathers generated to educate the doubting public as the validity of the United States Constitution.
Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
By Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Andrew's Angels: A Common Thread
By Nancy Pelletier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
TWA 800:Accident or Incident?
By Kevin E. Ready
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,330. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Was the TWA 800 airliner disaster an accident or act of terror. This insightful, in-depth analysis of the facts and possible alternative answers to the deadly crash.
American Myth: art, information, and the wisdom of women in a threatened democracy
By Elizabeth Langley
Price: Free! Words: 151,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
A compelling interdisciplinary look into American well-being, our connection to the land, the role of information, and the need for feminine insight. The struggle between who we are and who we want to be is conveyed through the narrative of an earlier enlightenment, a dying Dream, and our empowered potential through creative endeavors and balance between individual pursuits and community building.
Chicano Manifesto
By Armando Rendon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
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.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to Excalibur, the Sun, the Moon, and Mother’s Day, Volume 40
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 40. Price: Free! Words: 63,820. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the final volume of the 40 volume series on an introduction to Cryptology. It covers the news articles significant for May 2013 and ends with publication on 5/13 of 2013, which is the anniversary of when the Virgin Mother was seen on 5/13 of 1917. It's also Sunny Leone's 32nd Birthday.
The Joy of Life
By Mary Beth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
A biography of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt 1858-1919
The Sword Of Liberty
By Loren Enns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,270. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The novel unfolds as American Spec-op warrior John Laurens is called to the island of St. Croix for the execution of a secret will. At the reading, Laurens finds himself identified as the only remaining descendant of America's greatest hero. As such, he is charged with leading America back from the edge of a government spawned financial disaster, by unleashing the Constitution's greatest power!
"Fools, Drunks, and the United States": August 12, 1941
By Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of America on August 12, 1941, four months before Pearl Harbor. Isolationism was still strong, FDR was hammering out the Atlantic Charter with Churchill (to the fury of America Firsters), the Japanese were ready to kick off a war, most Americans were more interested in baseball and radio shows than in a distant conflict, and Congress decided to keep the draft - by one vote.
Great Delaware Sports Book
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
What's your Delaware sports IQ? That's the question Delawareans are asking each other with the publication of the book, THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK. THE GREAT DELAWARE SPORTS BOOK is the only book ever devoted the sporting heritage in the First State.