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Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
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.
American History A Day at A Time - January
Series: American History A Day at A Time, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in colonial American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day.
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines
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.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
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?
Los Mayas y el Conocimiento Interior
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,660. Language: Spanish. Published: December 4, 2014 by Rubén González. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » American
Los autores, Rubén González e Inés Martín nos acercan a las enseñanzas y a la sabiduría que la enigmática cultura maya dejó plasmadas en sus leyendas, estelas y monumentos y que transmiten un mensaje dirigido al desarrollo espiritual del ser humano de cualquier época.
Million Dollars Worth of Nerve
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Twenty-one African Americans Who Helped to Power Black Bottom, Paradise Valley and Detroit's Lower East Side
Divided We Fall: The Confederacy's Collapse From Within - A State-by-State Account
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The Southern war for independence was ultimately lost on the battlefield, but the collapse of the home front was equally decisive. The Confederacy’s downfall was hastened by Southern opposition that took many forms: secret peace societies, Unionist guerrilla bands, spy networks, draft resistance, a rising tide of desertions, enlistments in the Union army, food riots, and states' rights dogma.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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
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.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
Coney Island Odyssey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
In this memoir, the author has captured the spirit and breadth of Jewish folklore, which once existed in the life of Coney Island. From the struggle of his parents; his father who paid dearly for his citizenship through an era in the thirties; his mother who attempted to decorate a dismal six family walk-up; and to himself who passed through a difficult Bar Mitzvah.
The First Auto Laws in the United States
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.
Childhoods in Valley County, Idaho 1904-1941:Five Accounts
Price: Free! Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Five auto-biographical accounts of childhoods in rural and small towns in Valley County, Idaho. The first by a woman who remembers her wide-eyed, most significant life dreams as a fourteen year old; written in a lyrical and highly descriptive style and ending in a haunting, wrenching manner. Four accounts of young boys living through the Great Depression years with vivid descriptions.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
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.
Battlefield Angels: The Daughters of Charity Work as Civil War Nurses
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the largely unknown work that the Daughters of Charity performed as nurses during the Civil War. They were the only trained nurses in the country at the start of the war and as such, their services were sought after by both the Union and Confederate governments.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Letters of Wars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this eBook are actual war letters written from World War I and World War II from one family that were cherished for over 90 years. Two wars but the theme was the same, these boys just wanted to come home. I hope you enjoy reading these letters as much as I did when I typed them. I kept the words and spelling exactly as they were written. Photos, V-Mail, postcards and more are included.