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Edge of Disaster
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Mining
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.
Lowcountry Hurricanes: South Carolina History and Folklore of the Sea from Murrells Inlet and Myrtle Beach
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two true tales of joy, tragedy, and survival tell of South Carolina coast residents battling Hurricanes near Myrtle Beach. In suspenseful "The Flagg Flood," three Flagg family generations struggle desperately against a historic 1893 hurricane's fury at Huntington Beach. In the charming reminiscence "Every Sixty Years," a Murrells Inlet family faces two major storms with strength and courage.
The Great Gale of 1871
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
Series: Regency Life, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
Series: Regency Life, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
Series: Regency Life, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Dit boek gaat over de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin. Er wordt gesteld en beargumenteerd dat Turpin een Zwarte Piet figuur was en dat zijn terechtstelling een met regelmaat opgevoerd ritueel was, dat deel uitmaakte van de rituele cyclus van het jaar. Tevens worden nieuwe ontdekkingen onthuld over het geheime leven van John Wilkes Booth, de man die president Abraham Lincoln vermoordde.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
A Woman's Deadly Wrath Vera Stretz' Murder Of Dr. Fritz Gebhardt New York City November 12, 1935
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Vera Stretz was a self-confessed killer who believed that she had shot her philandering lover for a good reason. She thought he deserved to die after he vowed to divorce his wife and marry her. He continued to see other women for sex. It is uncertain if Vera was attacked before she shot Dr. Fritz Gebhardt around three a.m. on November 12, 1935. She was tried for first-degree murder for the crime.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
The CIA Guide for Discrediting Ebook Authors
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This short ebook describes a method concocted by the CIA PsyOps group for discrediting ebook authors that are critical of the agency. Basically, it involves posting placeholder ebooks on websites, such as amazon, smashwords, and then later inserting the author's stolen work and a “history” of revisions onto the hacked website. See the movie "Sirius" by Dr Steven Greer, M.D. - free at Netflix.
Grammaire de la carte
Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Proposed Twin HeS 011 Tailless Delta “Focke-Wulf 3x1000B”
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
It was Hitler’s eagerly anticipated twin jet Heinkel-Hirth HeS 109-011 powered tailless medium range bomber project. Capable of carrying one 2,205 lb bomb 621 miles at 621 MPH.
The Land Of The Rulers
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.