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The Last Enemy by Richard Hillary
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.
Bernice and John: Finally Meeting Your Parents Who Died a Long Time Ago by John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
"Bernice and John" is post-war Oklahoma history as seen through the eyes of a petroleum geologist who graduated from OU in 1935, and his highly perceptive wife who, upon being given a diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 47, decided to go to college. Part memoir and part social-political commentary, B&J makes a powerful argument for Oklahoma as the model of our evolving nation,
Reminiscences of a Rambling Railroader by Grattan Price, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,010. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
A rare glimpse of military railroad service in Europe during WWII, with the 709th Railway Grand Division. The author describes growing up in Virginia and his military service as Master Mechanic of the 709th during their tour of duty in France, Belgium and Germany. Told in a captivating manner, he details his experiences in WWII and his emotions during routine and dangerous wartime events.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth by John Morgan
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
A Brief History of Ex-General Edwin Walker -- Part One by Paul Trejo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker was the only U.S. General to resign his commission in the 20th century. He led Federal Troops to racially integrate Little Rock High School in 1957, but after he resigned from the Army in November 1961, he led a riot against Federal Troops to keep Ole Miss University racially segregated in 1962. His role in the saga of the JFK assassination is of interest.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam by Jennifer Heath
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Gladiators by Ben Hubbard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq by Matt Zeigler
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War by Lt.(jg) Bill Starr USNR
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
The Cotswolds - Not Just a Pretty Place by Christopher Knowles
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
The Cotswolds is a region in the west of England famed for its wonderful scenery and gorgeous villages. This book is out of the ordinary because it describes in depth a selection of the most interesting places, many of which are unknown except to the conoscenti. It is the only written companion you need to get the best out of the area.
Niall of the Nine Hostages - Celtic Twilight by Oliver Hayes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,290. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
In this book historian Oliver Hayes goes back to the original legends, old manuscripts and seeks to disentangle fact from legend to reveal the true character and career of that greatest of early Irish High Kings - Niall of the Nine Hostages.
The Irish Guards in the Great War: Volumes I & II by Rudyard Kipling
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.
From This Valley by Mike Taylor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
These essays are mostly a backward look at my teen years in the 60’s in Red River, New Mexico, working for my folks and grandfolks (Taylors, Carnetts, and Grindstaffs) when we owned the Red River Laundry, the Green Mountain Lodge, and Patrick’s Sport Shop. The hope is to pass along the fun and joy I had of knowing this valley, its people and visitors for more than six decades now.
Factions and Pyramids by Nicholas Abson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The world order is structured in three levels; factions, authorities and collectives. Symbolically, it is a triangle, but more accurately a Pyramid. Factions are the power at the pinnacle, the authorities the instrument of power beneath and the collectives the builders of value at the base. It is a feudal arrangement, little different from the past, merely of greater sophistication.
Rising: Stories of the 2013 Alberta Flood by Taylor Lambert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,530. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Examining one of the largest natural disasters in Canadian history as never before—through the eyes of the people it directly affected—Taylor Lambert's new book Rising puts a human face on a catastrophe while exploring the history of Calgary and southern Alberta. One quarter of the author's proceeds benefit The Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund.
Revealing Mistaken Identities by Anita Belle
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Revealing Mistaken Identities presents the War on Drugs from the perspective of the black woman who was the attorney for 7 of the 8 cases that sued the CIA for its role in distributing imported illegal drugs into America's segregated black neighborhoods. This book reveals the CIA's motive for drugging black communities, that is, to cover up that certain African-Americans are biological Jews.
Princess, More Tears to Cry by Jean Sasson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
3 Hours in Siberia by David Hobson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Myths and Legends by John Pemberton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Many ancient legends in circulation, either through verbal story-telling, ancient script or paintings, have assisted the human race in understanding the complex world we live in, even if they have been embellished over the years.