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Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Wildomar Cemetery History
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Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Eleanor - a requiem
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,060. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beverley, England: 1342. Fourteen years after her death, Lady Eleanor’s spirit still haunts a former Templar knight. Before the day is out, Geoffrey Jolif must lay that ghost to rest, or die in the process.
Bride Price
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Series: African Memoir, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 69,030. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Mosaique Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of intrique and ingenuity set in Africa, Bride Price tells the true story of Ian Mathie and his foster daughter, Abélé. When a hated and feared man demands to marry Abélé, Ian is forced to rely on his wits and courage to find a way within the rich traditions of the area to set a fair 'bride price' that the man would refuse to pay. Beautifully written with sensitivity and authenticity.
Six Years From Home
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six Years From Home tells of the events and atrocities a young American boy experienced when he was caught in Yugoslavia (Croatia) at the outbreak of World War II.
Masthead Lookout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
After the Galaxy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Captain Dave Shoemaker's account of the crisis on the Fishing Vessel Galaxy ranks as one of the great stories of sea survival. No one knew of the plight of his vessel, 30 miles southwest of the Pribilofs, the remote fur seal islands north of the Aleutian Chain; even if they did know, rescue units were hours away. Their circumstance was hopeless, yet 23 of 26 men and women would ultimately survive.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming
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Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(5.00 from 1 review)
When an ancient text surfaced in 1871 describing a disaster similar to the sinking of the Island of Atlantis and a man resembling Jesus Christ living over 4,000 years ago, scholars quickly deemed it a fraud and later a hoax. Nevertheless, a closer examination into the manuscript, now being called the Oera Linda Book, provides ample evidence to refute their conclusions.
My Eye in the Storm - Katrina Close Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Memoirs of World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Unexpected Odyssey: Danzig to Tennessee
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.75 from 24 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
A Soldier's Journey Through Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,760. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The Journey: A poignant picture of an innocent time. A narrative commencing in the 1930's detailing the trials and tribulations of a newly wedded young soldier of the Indian Army. "Only the Jouney is written...not the Destination."
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
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Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
That's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
That’s War is a diary of the authentic experiences of Lt. William Arthur Sirmon from January 1, 1918 to November 12, 1918. In this account of a regular soldier in the 82nd Division, 325th Infantry, you are led through ten chapters of a heartfelt, attention-grabbing journey across the beautiful, yet run down, terrain of France. He became highly honored soldier of World War One.
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed At All
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Why would anyone think Jesus never existed? Isn’t it perfectly reasonable to accept that he was a real first century figure? As it turns out, no. Employing research from historians all across the theological spectrum, NAILED shows how the evidence points to a messiah transformed from a purely literary, theological construct into the familiar figure of Jesus – in short, a purely mythic Christ.