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The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve by Betsy Thorpe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Russia's Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words by Helen Azar
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Letters and diary entries of Russia's last imperial family, just prior to their execution.
Haunted Copper Country: The History & Ghost Stories of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula by Lisa A. Shiel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » History » North America
From ghosts of the copper mining industry to kissing specters, Haunted Copper Country whisks you away on a whirlwind tour of Michigan Keweenaw Peninsula. A brief history of each location provides insight into the origins of the haunted tales, many never before published and culled from the author's interviews with witnesses and ghost hunters. Explore the spooky side of the Keweenaw—if you dare.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations by Lynn Michelsohn
Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.
The Real Military Volume One of Two by Howard Loomis
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles by Tatyana Fedulova
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
The Dead Media Handbook by Tom Whitwell
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
American History A Day at A Time - January by Paul R. Wonning
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,530. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
This frontier history includes the following stories: January 1, 1673 - Regular Mail Delivery Begins January 6, 1759 - George Washington Marries Martha Dandridge Curtis January 7, 1698 - Fire Destroys Jamestown Virginia January 14, 1639 - First Connecticut Constitution Adopted In Hartford, Connecticut January 31, 1620 - Virginia Colony Leaders Request More Orphans for Workers
The Holy Scripture New Testament - Book Three: Letters To The Churches by Allison Casi
Series: The Holy Scripture New Testament Books, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 and represented by World Domain. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
WORLD DOMAIN is very pleased to present this most excellent Book Three: Letters To The Churches. This book starts with 1 Corinthians and finish through 2nd Peter, in a much needed easy to read format with a help-finding index at the end. And beautiful poetry too, added to give you uplifting moments as you read God's beautiful Book on Life Itself...
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations” by Thomas J. Strang
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Reference
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
My Auntie Zoya by Tania Senko
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » History » European
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines by Amy Fernandez
Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » History » American
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory by Caroline Gaden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Traveling the U.S.: East Coast History by Randall J Morris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Over 125 photos with basic history. Featured locations include: the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Jamestown (with excavation photos), Gettysburg, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, and more.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Murders His Wife by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
The Persian Nightingale by Madelina Forbes Mitchell
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888 by Dale Maley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors by James David
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.