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Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
It Happened to Us - Mark II
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These are the stories of the `boys' of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment who served in World War II in Malaya and Singapore in the defence of Australia. After Singapore surrendered, anti-tankers were allocated to various POW work parties. Collectively their stories cover a broad range of the experiences endured by all Aussies in Japanese POW camps. These 109 stories have been told for young of today.
It Happened to Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
These stories are primarily about 4th Anti-Tankers and their service in WWII to defend Australia against invasion by the Japanese in Malaya and Darwin. It's for relatives and friends and other POWs who either died in captivity or who didn't talk about their experiences very much. And also for people who would like to know what life was really like in those long tedious years of war and internment.
Faith Under Fire in Sudan
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,590. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Biography
“Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan. It will mobilize them to support the brave missionary movement of Frontline Fellowship in that suffering part of the world – suffering for the sake of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.” Dr. D. James Kennnedy, President of Evangelism Explosion Author of “What if Jesus Had Never Been Born?”
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness-on-Solway to Wallsend (West to East)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 2. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,550. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from west to east, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
The Warriors Macabbee (The story of Channukah)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,680. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a historical story about Mattathias and his sons the Macabbees. Its during the reign of the evil greek king Antiochus IV who in 165 BC concured holy land and try to force their people to convert to their gods/beliefs. The holy land was ravaged, people murdered woman and children made into slaves and the holy temple destroyed. The Macabbees fight back and against astronomical odds and won
Delta Force: Tango Uniform
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Delta Force Scud Boulevard follows a Delta team deep behind Iraqi enemy lines during the first Gulf War on a mission every bit as eventful as the famed SAS Bravo Two Zero patrol. One squadron from Delta arrived in Saudi Arabia in early February 1991 as part of the Joint Special Operations Task Force.
Delta Force: Jericho One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Delta Force has earned itself a near mythical status since its inception. Delta or the ‘Unit’ as it is also known, has been at the heart of a vast, if hidden, global war waged by America's special operation forces. They are part of dismantling, in what U.S. General David Petraeus, the former NATO commander, has described as “an industrial-strength insurgency”.
From Baron To Battler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The story of Dr CUD Schrader and his family who migrated from Schleswig-Holstein to Australia in 1853. Included is the diary of his son Ludwig written in 1873-74 and extensive information about members of the family with family trees for several generations. This book is a companion volume to 'The Schrader Letters' and gives more information about the family, their lives and their homes.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.
A Drop in the Night, The Life and Secret Mission of a WW II Airman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Read the true account of a WW II Airman assigned to a top secret mission. "A Drop in the Night" preserves the story of Liberator flight engineer Royce Fulmer, a participant in "Operation Carpetbagger." His crew flew their missions at night, deep inside Nazi territory, dropping spies and supplies to aid the Resistance. Told in part in his own words, you will be inspired by this unique man's life.
The Schrader Letters 1871-1896
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Schrader Letters give a wonderful insight into the triumphs and struggles, loves and hates, quarrels and makeups, birth and deaths of the family of Dr CUD Schrader in rural NSW. Covering a period of twenty five years, from 1871 to 1896, the letters are a rich social history of the time as Australia moved towards nationhood.
Traveling Asia: Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour of Tokyo, Taipei, and Hong Kong includes over 90 pictures from several tourist sites and historic locations. A brief history or small amount of information is given before each group of pictures. Photos include various temples, a fishing village, Taipei 101, both Tokyo towers, and more.
The Hidden Masters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Who are the Hidden Masters? It's time to enter the world of secrets. It's time for the Illuminati, the secret society that has fought for millennia to liberate humanity from the slavery of the archons, the secret princes of the world. Read explosive inside information about the true Illuminati by a current member.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Diary of a 1st & 6th Airborne Paratrooper (1940-1950) : The Greatest Generation
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Bert Childs was with the 1st Airborne Division when they made their debut jump in North Africa. He was almost shot down on the way to Sicily and became one of the first recruits into the 6th Airborne Division in 1943. With them he dropped at Pegasus Bridge, battled the Bulge, jumped the Rhine and fought through northern Germany to meet the Russians on the Baltic Coast. These are his memoirs.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions
Churchill's Secret Armies War Without Rules: Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,810. 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.