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Diamond in the Dark: Leaving the Shadow of Abuse by Phyllis Hain
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
A remarkably honest memoir of abuse, lies, and murder. Phyllis Hain's ultimate escape from a life of domestic violence into the role of survivor and advocate is an inspiration for anyone. With frank description and southern humor, Phyllis tackles the best and worst of her life experiences.
Driven: When Obstacles Take Center Stage by Magetta Chantiloupe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Driven is about betrayal, deception, abuse, infedility and abandonment. Driven can be a panacea on how to overcome extreme difficulties by determination, the will to overcome and desire to succeed. Driven tells how she fought to keep her family of five off the government's payroll by having four jobs, each feeding off each other enabling her to go from poverty to become a successful entrepeneur.
Thirty Men & a Girl: A Singer’s Memoirs of War, Mountains, Travel, and always Music by Elisabeth Parry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 176,750. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
This is a wonderful book, tracing the life of an extraordinary and inspirational woman - her wartime experiences, travelling throughout the Middle East during the War performing for the troops with a small orchestra, and becoming a WW2 forces sweetheart. Then follows her post war career as an opera singer, Elisabeth Parry's fascinating memoir fills an important gap in British operatic history.
Princess, More Tears to Cry by Jean Sasson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
The Space in Between: A Story about Nina by Diane Eklund-Abolins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The Space in Between tells the true story of a Latvian woman whose life is impacted by two world wars and a revolution. She experiences much personal tragedy but manages to retain her belief that most people are good.
Trees Tall as Mountains (The Journey Mama Writings: Book 1) by Rachel Devenish Ford
Price: Free! Words: 103,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Family
For eight years Rachel Devenish Ford has been writing about her not quite normal life at her blog, Journey Mama, telling stories about her days with characteristic honesty and humor. Now for the first time, this writing is captured in book format in the Journey Mama Writings Series.
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West by Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,520. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Extraordinary Women of the Rocky Mountain West brings us the real women who homesteaded, worked the ranches, built the cities, ran the businesses, brought art to the frontier, founded the institutions, preserved human history and natural wonders, fought against racial and gender discrimination, and advanced the cause of equality for women.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die by Ernest McIvor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,710. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The fascinating true life story of an extraordinary Ukrainian woman who grew up in war-torn Europe in the 1940s, surviving a genocidal Nazi occupation of her homeland, slave labour camps, and Allied bombing raids. After the war, Lida was given the opportunity to start a new life in a distant land, and overcame many obstacles to achieve her greatest desires - success, happiness and security.
Black Raspberries by Jeanine Collins Malarsky
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 116,320. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Plagued by religious friction, violent fights and a belief, "the grass is always greener,"my peripatetic parents dragged their five children in search of the next good farm. From upstate New York to the Mississippi Delta, to the hills of Ohio and West Virginia their dreams led us forward to disillusion and defeat. I was the middle child, unwanted from birth and over-looked while growing up.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's by Barbara Erakko
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 126,850. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Alzheimer’s & dementia, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
elsie nurmi begins school in minnesota speaking no english yet becomes a u.s. protocol officer escorting dignitaries such as astronaut borman abroad on air force two. when diagnosed with alzheimer's, she begins a dreaded-yet transcendent-journey. as she becomes increasingly nonverbal, her daughter explores psychic communication proving soul-to-soul communication and love are never lost.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle by Jean Sasson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
The Search for Lady Godiva by Robert Hendry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Lady Godiva’s naked ride through Coventry as a protest against oppressive tax entered history! Did it really take place? Historian and Godiva descendant Robert Hendry offers compelling evidence from 1000 years ago that it did! Discover the social and religious background to this famous event and unravel the mystery of where she was laid to rest. 120,000 words + 100 illustrations, appendices.
Love Me; A Look into A Life of Abuse, Sex, Drugs, and Bipolar Disorder by R.W. Swartz
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Love Me is the story of a beautiful, intelligent young girl with high hopes never realized. Kassi’s confused adulthood was the end result of childhood sexual, physical and mental abuse — leading to bipolar disorder and a life of drug use, prostitution and self-destruction. Her story is also a lesson about the indifference of our society.
Life is beautiful - No matter what ! by Jayne Cloutier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
" Life is beautiful - No matter what " traces the ups and downs of a young Swiss girl as she struggles through a difficult childhood and into womanhood. Armed only with advice from her beloved grandma, she encounters deception, rejection, cancer, and heartbreak. The book follows her as she travels around the world in search of healing, both for her illness and for her scars on her soul.
Charlotte Bronte's Thunder by Michele Carter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 214,750. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Charlotte Brontë, author of 'Jane Eyre,' spent most of her life concealing a secret. Like a wizard or magician, she could conjure thousands of anagrams in her mind and then hide them inside the pages of her writing. In her childhood, this talent was a novelty, but later her secret code took on immense proportions and serious consequences when she wrote about corruption and murder in her township.
Vodka On My Wheaties by Ann Lloyd
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 153,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011 by John Guevin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Vodka On My Wheaties" is like no other book you have ever read. The events that have happened to Ann Lloyd are only seen on the silver screen, but all of her stories are non-fiction. Her book reads like a novel even though it's an autobiography. "Vodka On My Wheaties" is filled with a humorous potpourri of real life happenings for a wide range of people to enjoy.
Punished for Purpose by Lauri Burns
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 191,320. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Punished for Purpose is a compelling true-life story of abuse, hardship and inspiration-the vivid tale of a beaten child turned prostitute who experiences a life transformation when 13 people intercept her life and change it forever.
Broken Birds, The Story of My Momila by Jeannette Katzir
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,970. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
World War II has long since ended,and yet Jacyln and her siblings grow up learning to survive it.Having lived through the Holocaust on the principle of constant distrust, their mother, Channa, dutifully teaches her children to cling to one another while casting a suspicious eye to the outside world.When Channa dies the contents of her will will force her children to fight . . each other.