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The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
The Lone Pine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Dutchman Gerry van der Ham came upon the War Memorial in Bridgetown, WA, in 1981. Because of a chance encounter with one of the residents, he decided to make it his lifework to find the final resting places of the 46 men whose names are on the memorial statue. His quest took 25 years and was finished a week before Gerry died in 2006. Gerry van der Ham is our dad and this is his story.
Eccentric Explorers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,980. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
Tethered : Survival Guide For Those Left Behind In The Tribulation
Price: Free! Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
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SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THOSE LEFT BEHIND IN THE TRIBULATION If you are reading this little book AFTER Jesus Himself appeared in the skies – NOW is the time that you must make the decision about what the Truth is. Jesus warned the world through His prophets that this would happen for centuries. He has been giving us signs in the heavens, the Earth, the weather, the animal die-offs, the tsunamis etc.
Left at the Bay of Pigs and Other Sorrows: The Roots and Branches of the Kennedy Assassination
Price: Free! Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » American
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The Kennedy assassination, though a perfect crime or close to it, can be understood if not solved.
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A memoir of a European immigrant, surviving WW ll and growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y. Graduated the Merchant Marine Academy, spent life on 14 ships and was the first member of Texas Maritime Academy faculty as Associate Professor, into business as an Engineering Sales Specialist. Retired and then to graduate school, a career as an Executive Chef and finally to Tennessee as an addiction counselor.
Chimps with Nukes
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » War
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In this compelling article, Jim Morris, a Vietnam Veteran, points out that the individuals making war decisions are often not the ones carrying them out. With the realization that only one Congressman's son served during the Vietnam War, Morris explains that, "The people will lose faith in a leadership that expends their sons and daughters like used Kleenex, but sends its own to Harvard and Yale."
Pompey on Patrol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Pompey on Patrol is the true story of Roundsman Redmond Keresey and his equine partner of 17 years. Told by his great-grandson, William J. Keresey III, you'll discover the remarkable story of a horse who became the talk of the nation. Pompey's heroic police exploits were reported in newspapers across the country, and this four-footed officer entertained crowds as they watched in amazement.
Marching On: A General’s Tales of War and Diplomacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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This book provides vignettes of the author's experiences that will be of great interest to anyone interested in America's involvement in world affairs beginning with World War II to the present. As seen through the eyes of a participant, General Sumner tells his "war stories" in a most politically incorrect style.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » American
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My Eye In the Storm – Katrina Close Up is a memoir of the time I spent working as a Disaster Housing Inspector in 2005, after the most devastating hurricane of our lifetime hit the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Katrina. This is a story of the victims, the destruction, disaster workers, bad politics, and human behavior during a time when all aspects of life were pushed to the limit.
A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
Wildomar Cemetery History
Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Wildomar Cemetery, located at 21400 Palomar Street in the city of Wildomar, Riverside County, California, has been steeped in lore since it was established over 114 years ago in 1898. The author has traced the beginnings and outlines the major events to affect the cemetery. Information concerning burials of early settlers is included along with other interesting facts, discrepancies and mysteries.
Queen Jane July 10 - 19 1553 – The Road To The Throne
Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
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This book will assess the early years of the 1550’s during the later years of King Edward VI’s reign and the ensuing constitutional crisis that resulted in Lady Jane Grey’s accession as Queen which lasted only nine days and the crowning of Mary Tudor as Queen in July 19 1553. It will be looking at Jane's accession to Queen, her marriage to Guildford and her relationship with Northumberland.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » History » War
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The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on national security. Secretly flown out of Area 51, the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology developed a stealthy spy plane that still today remains the fastest and highest flying manned plane ever.