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Dragons and Butterflies: War With Her Father
By Marie Jensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
#2 in the Jean Ridgeway series from Marie Jensen. Jean's battle with her abuser becomes a war, & there can only be 1 winner. But in adolescence, she must also face family, boyfriend & school issues, deceit, jealousy, heartbreak & tragedy. In the end, her physical and mental well-being are threatened, as her visions of the future become as heart-wrenching as her experiences of the past & present.
Swimming Upstream: A Memoir
By Constance Richardson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living in Paris with titled relatives one year, and then in a small college in Vermont the next, the author was already learning to swim upstream in this memoir that covers Richardson’s life from the early 1950s into the 1970s.
Remember Me?
By MMonaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
‘Where is John? Did he intend to desert her?’ These questions haunt Mary as the date for her husband’s return from Australia passes without any contact. Supported by her faith, her family, friends and colleagues, she is able slowly, painfully, to move on. This candidly recounted, moving story will resonate in the lives of readers, inspiring many to move beyond their own dire circumstances
Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon
By Mary Albanese
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,090. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A young upstate New York woman begins an adventure of a life-time as she moves away from her safe and conventional path. She is unable to resist the excitement and challenge of a chance to become a geological explorer in Alaska, where she maps remote wilderness areas and journeys to the depths of her own heart.
Transcending Illusion: Theadora’s Journey Through Time
By Thea Ivie
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The journey in search of truth, God-realization and ascension has been a long and winding road. In Transcending Illusion,” author, Thea Ivie shares her inspiring spiritual biography with such rich detail and lively storytelling that she has created an inspiring page-turner - a pure pleasure to read.
Doctor Miss Sahiba
By Norman Miller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Dr. Adelaide Woodard was a nurse who fell in love with the ability to serve those who needed care most. In 1915, Dr. Miss Sahiba (as she would later be called) would join the North India Mission to serve in a country where women could not seek care from male doctors. This story will have you captivated as Woodard shares her love for India and those who shared with her that culture.
Dragons and Butterflies: Just Like Her Father
By Marie Jensen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
UK #1 Kindle School-Age Bestseller from Marie Jensen. 1st of 6 books charting the life of Jean Ridgeway, an abused child who survives. A victim to start with, she worked through her issues. Her past haunted her for many years. Time is a great healer. Pain and suffering can give you inner strength, or break you. Once you have read Jean’s story, you will understand more about courage and cowardice.
The Price of Wisdom
By Kate Townsend
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 81,900. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Kate Townsend grew up with such a profound sense of rejection that she plunged into a self-destructive life of promiscuity and alcoholism. This is her story of the painful climb back to peace and self-esteem. She grew up unloved by her father, resented by her sister and looking for an escape route. She turned to the wrong kind of men for affection so Kate’s mission was to heal her broken heart.
Sophia Grantham aka Kezia Tregilgus
By Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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 Days I Knew
By Lillie Langtry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
She was the most sought after professional beauty in Victorian London, the favorite of artists, photographers and the literati. She soon caught the eye of the Prince of Wales and became his acknowledged mistress. But, realizing that her relationship with the future king of England could not and would not last forever, she became a stage actress and in no time
Death Valley Madam
By R. B. Griffith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of a woman during the Great Depression who left her family farm in Missouri, at the age of 16 to make her way in life in San Francisco. Instead of finding legitimate work, however, she worked as a prostitute and then a madam -- for the next 60 plus years.
At Home in Many Worlds
By Sr Jane Fell, MMS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
When the Meadowlark Sings
By Nedra Sterry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Born in 1918 in Fort Benton, Montana, Nedra Sterry has crafted a powerful memoir of life on the Montana prairies and a childhood defined in equal measure by poverty and grace, hard work and family ties. The daughter of hailed-out homesteaders, Sterry grew up in a succession of very remote one-room schoolhouses in northern and central Montana, where her mother, a teacher, eked out a living.
Love Me; A Look into A Life of Abuse, Sex, Drugs, and Bipolar Disorder
By R.W. Swartz
Price: $4.35 USD. Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
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.
Приветик с Альбиона (Letters to the girls) - in russian
By Anna Tomkins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: Russian. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a book written in Russian by a Russian. Hi from Britain, Letters to the Girls is based on the real life experience of a young woman, who left her native Russia to follow a childhood dream to live and find love in England. Every week she would send a letter back home to her three best friends: Joana; Irina and Natasha.
Dr. Sara Josephine Baker: The Woman who Saved Hundreds of Thousand of Babies
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,250. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
Sara Josephine Baker grew up questioning everything. She also grew up doing a lot of things that only boys were supposed to do. Soon Dr. Jo began questioning the way people raised their babies. At first no one listened, but when people started listening, their babies stopped dying. Read the exciting story of how Dr. Sara Jo Baker saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of babies.
Gas Drilling and the Fracking of a Marriage
By Stephanie C. Hamel
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
After receiving an offer to lease the farmland of her idyllic childhood summers for natural gas exploration or “fracking” (a process that may harm the environment), scientist Stephanie Hamel saw her strong convictions rattled by dreams of instant wealth. This honest yet light-hearted memoir will strike a vein for anyone who has agonized over their role as steward to the earth’s resources.
Madam Courage
By Martin Kari
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,130. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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Life is beautiful - No matter what !
By Jayne Cloutier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: 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.
A Woman Denied... The Early Years
By @1Rebone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,060. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
Simon Bushie had always wanted a little boy to complement the two girls he already had. When his wife Evelyn conceived, it became the happiest day of his life. Everyday he rooted for a boy. But when the baby came, it came with mixed gender. A staunch traditionalist that he was, Bushie was determined that the baby would be a man like him. He went on to register the baby as a boy, naming it Raymond.