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The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
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Series: A Two-Dollar Terror, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his home and left his four sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away.
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
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Series: A Two-Dollar Terror, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
When the farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy after a long illness, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy, but the little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow. The scandal that rocked Southwest Ohio in 1917 includes an exhumation of the body, three trials, one hung jury and a prison break.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
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Series: A Two-Dollar Terror, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Early one winter morning in 1903, Sam Keelor of Hamilton, Ohio, awoke with a cooper's hammer in his hand dripping blood and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. This "novelette" length true crime story details the family quarrel that led to the mess and the delivery of turn-of-the-century justice.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Eisenhower was once a night supervisor at a creamery? JFK had a pony named 'Macaroni?' Carter's favorite vegetable is egg plant? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 4th of four volumes.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Zachary Taylor to Grover Cleveland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Zachary Taylor may have died from what he ate on the 4th of July? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? Ulysses S. Grant had a horse named 'Jeff Davis?' Grover Cleveland kept imported fish? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The 2nd of four books.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to James K. Polk
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
George Washington had a dog named Tipsy? Thomas Jefferson never lost a tooth to old age? Andrew Jackson liked to eat 'Old Hickory Nut' Soup? James K. Polk kept a 4,000 page diary? These and other odd tidbits of trivia are found in this volume which among other things covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets and their favorite books. The first of 4 volumes
An Occurrence at Brice's Crossroads
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
“I was going to bike down to it”, she said, “but then you would have missed it. That horse buggy from the 1830's was remarkably eerie didn't you think?” Eerie? Haunted! Supposedly – if you believed the sign - it was Jackson's personal transport to Washington after his election. He traveled alone – wife died from the campaign. Politics must have once been bitter; the buggy was still seething..
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
America's War and Peace Cycles;1686 to Present, With Projections
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the only cycle analyses and study of America's war peace history, from colonial times and Indian battles to the present of the 09-11 attacks and America's invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Periods of war are followed by periods of peace, and they have occurred in regular periods, which I have defined as 'time fractuals'. War and Peace periods, their pivotal turning Times are Predictable!
Bad Ass Presidents
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Ever wanted to know more about the American Presidents, but were unsure where to look? Bad Ass Presidents follows the life of America's warrior Presidents. Forget Bush, forget Obama - They're a bunch of pussies compared to these guys.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
Space Pioneers Sputnik Rockets And Satellites
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Killing President Lincoln
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Have you ever wanted to know more about history, but don't have time for the long version? This book brings you a short account of the Lincoln Assassination. In less than 60 minutes you will meet the key players, learn the pertinent facts of Booth's plot, and discover the fate of the individual conspirators.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of the Las Vegas Strip from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Killing the Presidents: Presidential Assassinations and Assassination Attempts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Killing The Presidents offers a brief and fascinating look at the Presidents who lost their lives, the motives and mental states of the assassins, and the reactions of the public to the shootings.
Una breve reseña de la doctrina de la cabeza en la Iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día
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Price: Free! Words: 11,160. Language: Spanish. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Breve historia del desarrollo de la teología de la cabeza [headship theology] en la iglesia adventista.
Equality And Justices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
It has long been my belief that the greatness of America has arisen in large part out of the diversity of her peoples. Before the war, peoples of Japanese ancestry were a small but valuable element in our population. Their record of law-abiding, industrious citizenship was surpassed by no other group.
Palmer Park: A History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book takes its reader on a tour through the history of Palmer Park, located in the Carrollton neighborhood of New Orleans at the intersection of South Carrollton and Claiborne avenues. This work explores the history of the park, created in 1902, tracing back to its origins as a square in the original town of Carrollton through the present.