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The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
The Butterfly's Cage
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
(5.00 from 1 review)
'The Butterfly’s Cage', is the heart wrenching, inspiring true story of a young Pakistani woman’s flight to freedom. Suffering abuse, tyranny and disownment as a result of refusing to submit to the abuse received by not one but two violent husbands, Shahnaz opens the doors to a hidden world, illustrating how cultural values can allow human rights violations to prosper.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
The true story of a female convict transported to Van Diemens Land aboard the Rajah in 1841. She married a seaman known as Handspike Jack Tregilgus and together they pioneered the settlement of central Queensland. They built the first hotels at Taroom and Rolleston, then moved to Rockhampton where she ran bushranger-friendly hotels before she died at the age of 52.
The Woman who Rewrote History
Price: Free! Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(4.00 from 1 review)
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Testing the Waters (Fifteen &...What!?)
Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » History of sex
(4.00 from 1 review)
Planning her own pregnancy at the age of fourteen was more than a mistake. This choice would soon lead Elizabeth to the darkest places that life has to offer; emotionally, physically, and spiritually. She raises her family as a productive and healthy teenage mom for three years. Until the unthinkable happens. A mothers most horrific nightmare.
Grandma's Motorcycle
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
My Motorcycle describes a grandmother's humorous and unsuccessful attempts to ride a motorcycle. Even after professional lessons and assistance from motorcycle cops, the skill to stay upright eludes her. After a thousand miles of falls, road rash, and burns, the grandmother reflects on her failure.
Bottled
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
It was message-in-a-bottle day at the Charlotte headquarters. Sidonie Fery's is chronicled in detail. More of the usual Psecret Psociety madness. A transcripted 1200-word short story.

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