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The Persian Nightingale
Price: $9.99 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.
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
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth
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?
Ireland's Ancient Gods
Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. 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. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
The Fall of Denmark (1940) - part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1940 Hitler’s Germany launched an unprovoked attack on little Denmark. The campaign was meticulously planned and over in hours. It saw the first ever use of paratroops in war, the first German amphibious landings of the war and the threat of terror bombing of cities and towns.
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Stirling and Trossachs From/To Glasgow
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » European
A self-drive touring guide from Glasgow to Stirling and the Trossachs. Written by Andrea Middleton, an official blue badge guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself on a journey to Stirling and the Trossachs as if you have your own personal Scottish tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend, unlike other guide book
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
High Priests of Hell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
You may think you are familiar with three of the most important Biblical figures: Abraham, Moses and St Paul. You may have a Hollywood image in your head of noble, heroic men, inspired by God and doing his holy work. Think again. It's time to discover the sordid truth.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
The Secret Castle: The Key to Good and Evil
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book starts in the ancient Castle at Mora De Rubielos, in Spain. This Castle has a XIIIth century winding staircase, leading to the dungeon, with secret Masonic symbols engraved on the vertical side of most steps and on the walls. The author made attempts to save the stairs (and the engravings) from the destruction of time and wear, but also to understand the meaning of these symbols.
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.
The Year of Jubilee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 410,420. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In June 1863, the African American community of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania watched as Confederate soldiers invaded the free soil of their state and threatened the freedom that they had fought so hard and so long to establish. Although faced with certain death or enslavement if they were captured, the community stood fast, and heroically came to the defense of the Keystone State in an hour of crisis.
In the Shadow of Empires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
War Stories: Beirut 1982
Series: Confessions of a Network News Producer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Ronin Robot Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The question is, how many mistakes can you make in a war zone and remain alive? Veteran network television producer Terry Irving--winner of 4 Emmys--tells the truth about how he covered War in Beirut. Covering the news is easy. Staying alive when you clearly have no idea what you're doing is HARD. With personal photos and links to YouTube videos.
Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray and Loch Awe
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » European
A self-drive touring guide from Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray. Written by Andrea Middleton, a blue badge guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself on a journey to Oban as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend, to make the area come alive, unlike standard guide books.
Who is the Real John Wilkes Booth?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014 by Mountain Springs House mspringspub@gmail.com. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west, Nonfiction » History » North America
John Wilkes Booth murdered Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre and was killed in Garrett's Barn, Virginia by Sergeant Boston Corbett. But what if the body wasn't John Wilkes Booth? Nate Orlowek believes the body in the barn that day may not have been John Wilkes Booth. So who was the man in the barn that day?
Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Roger Williams' Little Book of Virtues, religion writer Becky Garrison delves into the life of her 11th and 12th great-grandfather to uncover the untold story behind this forgotten pioneer of religious liberty.
A Glass Half Full
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Esther Pinskier began life in Warsaw, Poland in January 1926 - 13 years before the start of World War II. Despite the back story, Esther's positivity and descriptions of life in post-war Paris, Australia and other parts of the world make this a fascinating read and in important social history document.
Our Name Wasn't Written - A Malta Memoir (1936-1943)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,680. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.60 from 10 reviews)
This is the memoir of a young mother struggling to feed, clothe and house her family on “the most bombed island on earth” — Malta, during World War II. Written by two generations of eye-witnesses to the destruction wrought on the strategically vital island of Malta by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.