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The Irish Guards in the Great War: Volumes I & II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,740. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The greatest of all wars. As told by one of England's greatest poets. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918. Now Kipling's volumes on the First and Second Battalion are put together in one collection.
The Irish Guards in the Great War: The Second Battalion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,660. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
The greatest of all wars. As told by one of England's greatest poets. 'The Irish Guards In The Great War' is a classic of military history - Rudyard Kipling's memorable two volume account of how one regiment fought from 1914-1918.
The Last Enemy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,670. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Richard Hillary was one of the great heroes of World War Two. And 'The Last Enemy' is one of the best books to emerge from that epic conflict.
Napoleon and His Marshals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Napoleon Bonaparte bestrode Europe like a colossus. But what of his Marshals, who ably (or not) assisted him in his rise and fall? This classic work of military history examines the period of 1796 to 1815, from Napoleon’s victories in Italy up to the point of his defeat at Waterloo.
Irish History & Myth Series Box Set
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past, while its old druid practices are buried deep within its soul. Walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures while exploring the written origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church.
Iraqi Heat: Delta Force Scud Hunt in Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,290. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
One squadron from Delta Force arrived in Saudi Arabia in early February 1991, as part of the Joint Special Operations Task Force (JSOTF). The hunt for SCUD missiles was hard; due to the mobility of these launches. These mobile launches needed to be found fast and eradicated. An operation was quickly drawn up for Delta Force and the SAS to enter the desert and seek out SCUDs.
The Autobiography of a Seaman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
Lord Cochrane’s autobiography tells the story of one man whose wit and planning enabled the capture of many enemy ships but whose fearless determination afflicted the rest of his life.
Sniping in France: Winning the Sniping War in the Trenches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
In this absorbing account Major Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of those duels, the genesis of scout sniping, the ruses invented to lure an enemy out into the open, and the founding of the first British army sniping school.
FBI Diary: Home Grown Terror
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Global Publishing Group LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » North America
Former FBI agent recounts the riveting true story of the largest manhunt in the western United States.
Money: From Barter to online Banking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,360. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book describes the evolution of money from simple bartering to the invention of coins and on into the modern world of internet money which we never even see. It shows how societies created new forms of money to meet their needs and how this in turn shaped the society itself, driving changes in how people lived their lives and the expectations they had of themselves and their governments.
Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic: Personal Accounts of the 1906 Disaster
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Almost five decades of exhaustive research by Gladys Hansen, Official Archivist Emeritus of San Francisco, makes Earthquake, Fire & Epidemic the definitive discourse on one of the most devastating natural disasters in American history. The book includes narratives depicting the firefighters, military personnel, and first responders whose extraordinary efforts helped establish order out of chaos.
Illustrated Antidisestablishmentarianism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 206,700. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Nearly 200 full-page, full-color illustrations. To dislodge an enemy's foothold, you have to know it is one. Ben Franklin warned against governments "formed with the seeds of their own dissolution." Something destructive is growing up in America today. It's up to us to root out that country-killer.
Anne Boleyn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 127,430. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A daredevil beauty stakes all and loses in the great game of kings and kingdoms… Henry the Eighth was wedded to a total of six wives. E. Barrington tells the romantic history of the most beautiful and vivid of them all - his second wife, Anne Boleyn.
america's fifth revolution A federation of nations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The United States has endured continuous revolutions since its conception: the Agrarian Revolution 1800-1850, the Industrial Revolution 1850-1900, the Social Welfare Revolution 1900-1950, the Technological Revolution 1950-2000 and the Information Revolution 2000-?
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
-- Christ told us not to swear at all. -- Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing is a confession that you are no longer equal. -- Oaths are always religious rituals invoking the authority of a deity. Just who are the gods that you now worship? -- Can a perjury oath signature be any different?
Mahabharata Adiparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
Nararating the Koran: Was it Written as Propaganda for Jihad?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
From a scholars point of view this book narrates that the Koran was most likely written as propaganda for jihad in the late 7th century. My view is that Islam never really was is a "holy book" nor a "holy religion" until about the 9th or 10th century when jurists repainted Islam after jihad was over. Much of the Koran is a cult although not all of it.
Palace of Justice
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » European
Paris is hungry, restless, and fearful in the autumn of 1793. Amid distrust and anxiety, police agent Aristide Ravel must stop a ruthless killer who is terrorizing the city. Ravel soon learns, however, that hunting a murderer who leaves headless corpses on the streets, paralleling the victims of the guillotine, is a task that will lead him to dark secrets and echoes from an even darker past.
American History A Day at A Time – June
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the June installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $3.99 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.