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What Were You Thinking?
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 93,240. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Written in her perspective, the child chronicles her life from toddler to teenager, then young adult. When her two alcoholic parents were so inattentive to their toddler that a pedophile uncle found his way into her life, while the adults partied in the next room… When her parents put him into her child’s bed when he was home from a tour at sea in the merchant marine…
Pressing My Luck: A Doctor's Lottery Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 2001, Dr. Shirley Press won 56 million dollars (17.5 million take home) in the Florida Lottery. In her memoir, Pressing My Luck, Dr. Press takes readers on a tour of her life and looks back on how the lottery windfall affected it. With insight and candor, Dr. Press recounts her decisions, daily struggles as well as post-lottery observations on family, friends and life in general.
Below the Peacock Fan: First Ladies of the Raj
You set the price! Words: 93,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
When the British ruled India, four Victorian women find themselves in a disturbing land, experiencing extremes of decadence amid crushing poverty. Emily Eden, Charlotte Canning, Edith Lytton and Mary Curzon followed husbands or a brother who were appointed Viceroys. In this compelling slice of colonial history we see how India marked them with its heat, mutinies and lascivious secrets.
From My Point of View
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,330. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
law enforcement by nature is aggressive. to maintain order it has to be, and it takes a person with strong conviction to be effective in this role. at the same time, the power of this authoritative realm is quite intoxicating and can create a false impression of oneself and others quite easily.
Where the Road Leads
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 52,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
One woman's journey through love, loss and family drama in three countries.
Drunk & Crying on Stilts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,680. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Drunk & Crying on Stilts is a birds-eye view of an unforgettable family out of whack, told through the eyes of a pugnacious child who holds out hope that one of the TV families she worships will one day adopt her. Part nod to her drunken but well-intentioned father, and part trip through her mother's demon battleground, Payne is a master at blending heartbreak and hilarity.
Facing up to it
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013 by The Author Incubator. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
One woman’s transformational journey from craving acceptance to accepting herself.
Elsie at Ebb Tide: Emerging from the Undertow of Alzheimer's
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.
A Broad Abroad in Iran, An Expat's Misadventures in the Land of Male Dominance
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
It’s July 1977, in Esfahan, Iran, one year before the bloody start of the revolution, and two years before the U.S. Embassy take-over, when expatriate Dodie Cross finds herself in a strange world, some­where between the Old Testament and the Space Age. Her life takes on twists and turns as she tries to acclimate to the soaring changes in temperature and altitude, culture and attitude.
Blond Today Bald Tomorrow: living life with alopecia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Stephanie Weed, a free-spirited teenager, had lived a carefree life when baldness became her reality. Diagnosed with alopecia—a skin disease resulting in hair loss—Stephanie lost her eyebrows and eventually all of her hair. Both poignant and comedic, Blond Today Bald Tomorrow, is the true story of Stephanie’s struggles as she learns to cope with being hairless for the rest of her life.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
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.
Наши в Лондоне или Исповедь гастарбайтера
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: Russian. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Легко ли покинуть обжитое место и начать жизнь с нуля в новой стране-без знания языка, без документов и денег? Какие препятствия будут ждать вас на пути к успеху? Вам придется столкнуться с обманом и предательством, пренебрежением и открытой враждой...
A Quintessential Love Affair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,020. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A Quintessential Love Affair is a wonderful omnibus or sampler of this New Zealand author's work during her years in Australia.
A Day in A Life
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Janet Andrews has enjoyed a happy and fulfilled life, as packed with adventure and drama, love and laughter as she could have wished. But it has not been a carefree one. As a young woman she developed an acute form of multiple sclerosis, which has progressed until Janet, now in her sixties, is largely paralysed with the exception of partial movement in one arm and hand.
The Esther Vice House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
During the Spring of 1929, a terrible accident changes the life course of Esther Clark, a young teacher in rural Indiana.
Still Having Fun: A Portrait of the Military Marriage of Rex and Bettie George 1941-2007
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Published by Westview, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This remarkable biography of a military marriage which lasted from 1941 until 2007 includes everything from letters written in war zones to photographs that chronicle the lives and romance of Rex and Bettie George. Written by their daughter, Candace George Thompson, after their deaths, "Still Having Fun" is a moving testament to the character and resilience of American military families.
The Search for Lady Godiva
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.
The Blows of Yesteryear: An American Saga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
We recall a family of real but largely forgotten women in American history. All were descendants of Elizabeth Taylor and Peter Blow. Their lives were full, far-flung and unscripted, emblematic of the nation’s course over five generations. Our women are mostly fortunate in love, and marry good men. They are motivated. They know death, even murder; and they live with slavery and its aftermath.
The Worst Country in the World
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1801 a Dorsetshire widow ups sticks and travels across the world with her five children to settle in a penal colony called New South Wales, then commonly regarded as the worst country in the world. Two hundred odd years later her descendant sets off to Australia to discover the story behind this extraordinary voyage.
Dragons and Butterflies 2: War With Her Father
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by SDS Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
#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.