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Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ahmed bin Hanbal was a noted scholar of Hadith (Prophet’s sayings) & Fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence). He authored the Musnad, a widely used collection of over 30,000 Hadith. He is the founder of the widespread Hanbali school of thought. He refused to change his rulings despite serious persecution by the ruler of the time, & is remembered as a courageous and dedicated intellectual of Islamic history.
Imam Shaafai
Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Imam Shaafai was a famous scholar of Arabic linguistics, Quran, Hadith & Fiqh. His original work, determining the guidelines for jurisprudence by integrating the perspectives of traditionalists and rationalists, was a highly valuable contribution to the field. He was also the founder of the Shaafai school of thought dominant Egypt, Saudi Arabia and southeast Asia.
Imam Malik
Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Malik bin Anas is the founder of Maliki school of thought. He is also the author of Al-Mautah, a collection of the Prophet’s sayings and religious rulings. The Maliki school of thought gained immense influence and spread into Arabia, Africa, and Spain. He is remembered as a true Muslim hero from the world of learning.
Imam Abu Haneefa
Price: Free! Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Abu Haneefa, a renowned scholar of Islamic law, is a remarkable Muslim hero from the world of learning. His juristic decisions have influenced the Muslim world for 12 centuries. His greatest feat is an unparalleled collective Islamic legislation, a futuristic effort to find Shariah solutions to everyday problems. The Hanafi school of thought has the largest following in the Islamic world today.
Umar Bin Abdul Aziz
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
Khalid Bin Waleed
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
Ayesha (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ayesha (RA) was a beloved wife of the Prophet Muhammad and a major figure in Islamic history. She was an exemplary wife, and played an important role in the education of Muslims. She is one of the most prominent religious women in history - a Muslim hero - and her life is a role model for women on how to lead a meaningful life both inside the house and within society.
My Life My Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 139,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016 by Kevin Paul Woodrow. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From Willie’s early life in the Caribbean, to becoming the singer in one of the top bands at that time, “Willie Wilson & The Down Beats,” who played the same German circuit as the Beatles, to becoming the oldest club DJ in Magaluf, Mallorca, Spain. Along with “Gerry and the Pacemakers” and “Little Peggy March,” Willie also counted radio presenters and movie stars among his friends - Read his story
In Hemingway's Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Hemingway's Room is not a literary overview of Hemingway's work nor is it a definitive biographical study, it is a collection of stories about one of the most adventurous hotel lovers the world has ever known gathered by a fellow hotel lover who could never get enough of Hemingway hotel stories when he heard them.
Etta "Granny" Nichols: Last of the Old-Time Midwives
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,840. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This book includes a detailed history of the Appalachian Mountains and its people dating back to 1835 in an area called Del Rio, Tennessee. A biography of Etta's life from her birth in 1897 up to her death in 1994 tells how her chosen profession of being a midwife led to National fame. Her story offers inspiration, showing how her caring and loving spirit touched everyone that knew her.
Roman's War : A Childhood Lost
Price: $7.68 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the true story of Roman, a young Polish boy whose childhood abruptly ends when he is taken for forced labour under the German Nazi regime. He needs to keep his wits as he builds secret airfields, helps many Jews escape certain death, collaborates with the resistance movement and finally unable to evade capture experiences both extreme brutality and the prospect of his own demise.
My War Is Not Over
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
My War is not Over by Harry Shindler and Marco Patucchi is a fascinating account of life in Italy during the Second World War. Set against the backdrop of already very well documented events; this story focuses instead on the detail and the minutiae of how ordinary people's lives were affected by the conflict.
Searching for the Real Frank T. Hopkins
Series: Horses from History, Book 2. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 91,990. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Did you enjoy the Walt Disney movie, Hidalgo? Do you want to know more about the human and equine heroes of this movie? Do you want to know more about where this 3,000 horse race in Arabia went and what really happened? You can discover the answers in this new biography of Frank T. Hopkins.
Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a Summary of Timothy Egan’s The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero From the National Book Award–winning and best-selling author Timothy Egan comes the epic story of one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America.
When Songbirds Returned to Paris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,510. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by FawkesPress. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Follow Cecily Gordon Lefort’s exploits as a British spy in France during WWII. The story of Cecily’s life is authentically recreated through the author’s discovery of war documents, letters, and archives.
Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a Summary of Michael V. Hayden’s Playing to the Edge American Intelligence in the Age of Terror An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both CIA and NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change
The Blind History Lady Presents: Albert Gonzales; New Mexico's Blind Man of Firsts
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Albert Gonzales came from a family that touched much of the New Mexico History from the 1850's on up through today. Albert, a blind attorney, and much, much more left his mark in New Mexico history with some of his legal cases involving Julius and Ethel Rosenberg and Reies Tijerina. Blinded in an accident, he discovered that any help or support for him as a blind man was almost non-existent.
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was principled gentleman Winston Churchill also the master of nasty tactics? You bet he was! With his back to the wall in 1940, & Nazi invasion imminent, not only did he use every trick in the book… it turns out he wrote the book! Churchill’s Secret Armies discloses the plethora of special forces, units, and departments, Churchill formed to “get the job done”, even if it meant dirtying his hands.
Aylmer of Balrath Barnewall of Crickstown Barnewall of Trimlestown
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Aylmers and Barnewalls came to Ireland in the late 12th or early 13th centuries and being able progressive men they were rewarded with grants of lands. They were also fortunate in their choice of wives who brought more lands. The descendants of both families served in official capacities and were granted titles and honours but being Catholics they forfeited much of their estates in the 1650s
The Blind History Lady Presents; George Tannehill
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
George Tannehill became a teacher at the Iowa College for the Blind in the late 1860's while a student, after losing his vision as a young adult. From then on, he was the math teacher that even his sighted peers in education wished they could be. His blind students were far better at college level math than most in the state of Iowa. George also was a politician, community builder and leader.

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