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Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
A Country without Memory by John Lesage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This work interweaves historical essays into a personal narrative of the American road. The author drove from Seattle to the East Coast, seeking out places related to the history of racial relations. In the spirit of Howard Zinn, this work will satisfy those exasperated with common portrayals of history.
The Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Site Research Manual: How to Find Productive Metal Detecting Sites by David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The secrets of site research finally revealed…Now you can quickly learn how to put your metal detector’s search-coil in the right place every time.
The Fortune of the Bourbons by Patrick Bernauw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 141,680. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand(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.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies by Ken Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
Anne Rice's Unauthorized French Quarter Tour by That Other Tour
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Anne Rice’s Unauthorized French Quarter Tour is a historical fiction tour which blends old New Orleans with present-day New Orleans. This tour only covers the Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches novels. Anne Rice’s notoriety as a writer began when Interview with the Vampire, the first book in the Vampire Chronicles, made its debut in 1976.
The Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland by Karen E. Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Eight generation genealogical chart of the Browns of Middleholm, Lesmahagow, Scotland with notes and some photos.
Tales from Annapolis by Rich Zino
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of 91 stories from 61 graduates of US Naval Academy from 1931 through 1994 relating personal experiences from their Midshipman days.
Rolling Thunder 1965/8 by Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The longest battle in the entire Vietnam War was “Rolling Thunder”, the strategic bombing offensive against North Vietnam carried out by the US 2nd Air Division.
The Madrid Uprising 1808 by Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,000. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 2 May 1808 the Spanish capital of Mardrid erupted into savage violence. The citizens of Madrid had had enough of the French army in thier city and were rising up to throw them out. Artillery blasted down narrow streets, cavalry charged across the plazas and infantry slaughtered each other in the narrow alleys. The Peninsular War had begun.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941 by Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: 2012 Army Leadership - Army Doctrine Reference Publication FM 6-22, Character, Presence, Intellect (Professional Format Series) by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,940. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is a capstone manual which describes the Army's view of leadership, outlines the levels of leadership (direct, organizational, and strategic), and describes the attributes and core leader competencies across all levels.
Night Train to Nisswa by Mary Buffington
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » USA
This is a true story about the 1916 Packard, Iowa train wreck and the effect it had on three families from Traer, Iowa - the Van Vlietes, the Kobers, and the Dunlaveys.
Я сказал: вы – боги… by Константин Соловьёв
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,080. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Монография посвящена истории «богочеловечества» - одного из направлений в общественной мысли и общественном движении России 70-х годов XIX века.
Little Known Tales in Texas History by Alton Pryor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,820. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This books has short stories about Texas history. The book also contains a list of the victims of the Battle of the Alamo.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen by George J Cole
Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
The Sieges of Gerona 1808 / 1809 by Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Gerona in 1808 the French for the first time ran into a Spanish army that neither ran away nor surrendered. The epic defence of Gerona lasted for over a year and saw the French throw everything that they had at the old walls around the city. The Spanish fought back gallantly, using their bare hands when they ran out of ammunition.