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Disappeared Without a Trace Vol II: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island by James R Ashley
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1587 the first permanent English colony was settled in Roanoke Island, on the North Carolina Coast. John White, the governor of the colony, returned to England for supplies, but his return to the colony was delayed by the English battle with the Spanish Armada. When White was finally able to return to Roanoke Island in 1590, all the colonists had disappeared, never to be seen again, This is
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Swimming With Katrina by C Moretz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
When Presidents Turn On America by Ray Kania
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines by Amy Fernandez
Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » History » American
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide by Bryan Fitzmartin
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » American(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Hot Picks · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Assassination of John F Kennedy by Wong Y T
Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.
The First Auto Laws in the United States by Silas Flint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Stopping speeders by throwing logs in front of their car? Having a man walk in front of the car waving a red flag, to warn it is coming? Putting the initials of the driver on a piece of metal to act as his license plate? Giving a driver's license to anyone who has the use of both arms? These are but a few examples from this book of the first laws dealing with new-fangled automobiles.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This is an Awesome Summary of 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff... Summarized by J.J. Holt
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s by Ansel Hatch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature by Rhonda Denise Johnson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Hymns of a Raving Heart: The True Crime of S. Althea Berrie by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When Fannie Berrie, the wife of the handsome pastor and famous writer of hymns S. Althea Berrie, died after a long illness and a serious bout of convulsions, no one gave it a second thought. That is, until the 52-year-old widower suddenly wed the his pretty 19-year-old secretary less than two months later, and the siblings of the dead woman paid for an exhumation and autopsy.
War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War): March to Victory - Washington, Rochambeau, and the Yorktown Campaign of 1781, Developing an Allied Strategy, Allied Armies, Continental Main Army by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides an in-depth account of the most decisive operation of the American Revolution, examining how the Americans and French moved land and naval forces from Rhode Island to Virginia.
Where Were You The Day The World Stood Still by Gary Wonning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
We all have our story, where were you? Did some unforeseen event delay you long enough so you weren't there?
New Frontier Culture: Inside the Mind of John F. Kennedy by Michael N Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » American
New Frontier Culture is a biographical essay on the ideas, policy theories and career of John F. Kennedy. It shows the origins of Kennedy's ideas and examines how he adapted them to the political exigencies he faced during his tenure as president. New Frontier Culture is both an historical analysis and a remembrance. Readers may appreciate it both for the memory it evokes and for its insights.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King by Richard O Jones
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away