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Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
The Infinite Character of King Arthur: His History and Legend, His Camelot and Avalon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Essay » Literature
Despite all the efforts that exhausted the search for Arthur through the centuries, he has managed to escape history. Since not only is there lack of evidence to support who he really was, can there be proof of his actual existence?There is some reference to Arthur through archaeology, myths and recorded history, however, there are many inconsistencies throughout them all. Disentangling the truth
Empress Wu Zetian
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 5. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 7 reviews)
Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Tacitus meets modern archaeology in this exciting non-fiction tale!
Lincoln's Family: The True Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction
In his field, a farmer impregnated Nancy. Nancy’s caretaker offered a drunk five gallons of whiskey to marry her. Thomas Lincoln married Nancy and moved his bride into a horse shed. Thomas would be gone for months looking for work, leaving Nancy to take care of herself. With Thomas away, Nancy met a man and fell in love. He impregnated Nancy and when the baby was born, she named him Abraham.
Costa Rica: Remarkable Tales from this Super Vacation Spot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by James J. Brodell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
A.M. Costa Rica, the Central American country’s English language newspaper, celebrates its 16th anniversary with a compilation of original news reports geared to the needs of foreigners living here and those elsewhere with personal or business interests in this vacation paradise. Each seeks to tell something new or original about the vacation and retirement mecca.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
Hog Driver: A-10 Thunderbolt II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This fast-paced, high-octane story blends action in the air with action on the ground as the A-10 acts as a guardian angel to beleaguered allied forces fighting hard in the 'Stan'. Fighting a War against a battle hardened enemy in a hostile climate.
Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
The Spy Within: Larry Chin and China's Penetration of the CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,960. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » North America
Written with a novelist’s panache, this is the true story of the Chinese spy who penetrated the CIA, and for 30 years revealed America’s intelligence secrets to his masters in Beijing. Larry Chin, the CIA’s top Chinese linguist, was China’s top spy. “A successful cloak-and-dagger reenactment of the FBI sting that exposed a Chinese-American double agent in 1985, “ said Kirkus.
The Bronx Three Memoirs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake - Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam
Series: Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Hidden History Beneath Folsom Lake is a five part series of books. The Rattlesnake Bar to Birdsall Dam book includes many photos and maps showing the old Rattlesnake Bar Bridge, water canal features of the North Fork Ditch, remnants of the Birdsall Dam that diverted the North Fork of the American River into the NFD, and the spectacular waterfalls of Knickerbocker Creek.
Passing Strangeness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
A Poor Man's Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(4.00 from 1 review)
Richard Ford was an agricultural worker who should have disappeared into obscurity, leaving no record of his existence save a slight hollow in an English churchyard. But he left a significant voice of his time of poverty in the annals of the Houses of Parliament, when he was interviewed by government inspectors looking into the effect of the new Poor Laws in 1837. This is the story of his life.
Mary Queen of the Scots: A Play in Three Acts
Series: The Legendary Women of World History Dramas, 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Plays » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The tragic story of Queen Mary Stuart comes to the stage in this compelling period drama focusing on her life, loves, and reign. Perfect for community theatre and educational settings. Includes timeline and bibliography. Run time: 60-80 minutes.
Shipwrecked for 13 days on a coral reef
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Being shipwrecked on a reef in the west indies can be a thrilling brand of fun — once you know you’re going to survive.