Nonfiction » History » American

The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
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
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy. The little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow and her behavior with the farmhand Harry Cowdry, who helped take care of his boss in his last days. When the coroner got wind of the scandal, he started the investigation.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
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
MY DAY IN DEALEY PLAZA The JFK Series
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
A new generation of JFK assassination researchers visit modern day Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas, to see what remains of one of the most infamous sites in American history. The visit is covered step by step; every angle and inch of the Plaza is looked at, in the same order and lay out as it was for President Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy, when they were in Dealey Plaza some 46 years before.
The St.Louis Gateway-An epic.
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
Read this exciting and prescient story of westward identity and expansion. If you want to know how America was experienced and expounded you'll love Gateway, it is a lesson and in-depth revelation of what the city, the translocated and many facilitations and founders found the city as keeper and transpirers for the future of America as a continent. You'll be Impressed and gain insight...
Jonathan Dickinson's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This narrative of a shipwreck on the Florida coast in 1696 and the suffering and heroism of the survivors.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 2)
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
At The Middle of the Bridge ~ Turn Left or Turn Right (Part 1)
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A pictorial history of the "Y-Bridge City" (Zanesville), and Muskingum County, Ohio. Learn about the founding fathers, and follow the growth and development of the area from 1803 through the 1970's - All in pictures. It's one thing to read the history, but it's even better to SEE it. Enjoy 324 pages of sketches, pictures, and vintage photos of early Muskingum County and its growth.
American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: 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 their 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
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » American
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
The Indian Battles of the American West
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The government used harsh tactics to bring the Indians under its control. The Navajo were starved into submission and forced to march hundreds of miles to a Reservation. No promises made under any treaty were fulfilled completely. Yet the terms restricting the Utes activities were enforced to the letter.
Al Pueblo de Centro América. Manifiesto de David
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Manifiesto de Francisco Morazán al Pueblo de Centro América, durante su estancia en la ciudad de David, Panamá.
Inside the Wire: An Alternative View of the Vietnam War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: American English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
The majority of American troops in Vietnam were not involved in the shooting war. They did have their issues however. Written over 30 years ago, this series of anecdotes takes you through two years in the life of one such soldier, from being drafted until after being discharged. From the Local Draft Boards to Nixon’s War on Drugs, it’s all here.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.