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The Secret Life of Captain X: My Life with a Psychopath Pilot by MrsXNomore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Marriage to an airline pilot seemed a dream come true. She ignored the red flags, abuse, continually hearing “You’re so lucky to be married to him!” Never empathic, putting them in serious debt, he promised to fix things. Instead he divorced her. When she uncovered his prostitution habit, he left her, taking their child. The horror finally ended when she realized he was a socialized psychopath.
Book of Steven by Steven Petersen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,740. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Here’s my promise to you. Everything you read in these pages is my true lived experience. I’m sharing my life with you so you will be able to see what I see, know what I know, and understand what I believe. I guarantee you that, at some points along the way, you will reject my words. You’ll reject what I say out of hand. I know you will. I know that my story seems crazy.
THE CALLING - A Kentucky Country Doctor and his Registered Nurse Wife Become Medical Missionaries To Haiti by Robert Johnson, MD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
The compelling story of a troubled teen who found his manhood and his calling treating the wounds of those who fell in the killing fields of Korea. After years of medical practice in rural Kentucky, he and his RN wife find spiritual growth and redemption in serving the poor of Haiti while founding MISSIONS OF LOVE, Inc, an international mission in partnership with the Haitian government.
The Pinball Theory by Howard McKay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011 by Steve Wright Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a British man who overcame difficult early years to enjoy a successful engineering career in Asia. Following divorce, he also developed a successful bar and restaurant business. He was also a keen amateur sportsman, musician and singer. He now lives in the Philippines.
At Home in Many Worlds by Sr Jane Fell, MMS
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
“At Home in Many Worlds” is a memoir by Sister Jane Fell, a Catholic Medical Mission Sister who devoted nearly 50 years to providing health services primarily to rural communities in emerging nations. Missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Ghana, Uganda, and the United States are recalled with several photos. Sister Jane’s missions include countries making headlines today.
My Villa by Antoine R Rahil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Moving to a new land out of choice is one thing. Forced to flee and never being permitted back to your homeland is quite another. Rahil weaves his melodic memories of growing up in Palestine, his early life as a refugee in Egypt, and later, his daring move to Canada, alone. “I felt that my wings were not good enough to fly.”
Just an Ordinary Woman by Myriam Donin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My life is curiously riveting, not because it involves wars or celebrities, quite the opposite. I'm just an ordinary woman, who thanks to unwise decisions and some plain old bad luck, has spent the last forty years stumbling from one disaster to the next. This is my story.
Horncastle's Suitcase by Graeme Horncastle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,510. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
My life growing up on the West Coast NZ in a poor farming family of 12. A quick paced read that takes you into my personal life- my alcoholic father, making do out of nothing, finding wealth in business, losing a daughter to cancer, attempted suicide, depression, alcoholism, and coming back out the other side to an amazing family and supportive friends. Still here and I want to make a difference.
George Bailey's Got Nothing on Me: A Narrative History of the Holliday Family by Cy Holliday
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Growing up on a traveling carnival surrounded by Damon Runyan and O Henry characters has proven to be a wonderful life. The author’s grandfather, father, and mother provided him a firm foundation for all of life’s challenges. From Broadway to carnival midways to the Atlantic City Boardwalk, these stories speak of a simpler time, but the life lessons are as applicable today as they were then.
The End of Schooling by David H M Wright
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,530. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
How much the prosperity of both individuals and nations would burgeon if only more funding could be provided for education is a popular contemporary view.
Sterling Place; a haunted house by William Jervis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
a true story of a huanted house set in brooklyn new york where the author grew up and set out on a spiritual journey that brought him full circle with the death of his brother and how that house twenty years after leaving it, still had it's hooks in his family.
Love Letters From My Mother by D.C. Potter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Years passed and as I finally reread the letters I saved from my mother, I relive my teenage years with honest clarity, as if it were yesterday. This is a coming of age memoir written with the hope of finding love lost. I am shocked and disappointed by the outcome ~ but I remain hopeful.
Driving Ambition - Memoirs Part One by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
From a childhood of poverty in a London slum to command of one of Her Majesty's Ships, the first part of this tale takes us through three wars and to most of the world's oceans, with a happy ending.
A Sailor's Story - Autobiography of Vice Admiral N. Krishnan, Padma Bhushan, P.V.S.M.,D.S.C., Indian Navy (1919-1982) by Arjun Krishnan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,580. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Vice Admiral Nilakanta Krishnan (1919 - 1982) was one of the most decorated officers in the Indian Armed Forces. Flamboyant, charismatic, and a dynamic leader of men, known as 'the Sailors Admiral', this is his story, one that is inextricably linked to the story of India and India’s Navy, spanning 40 years from the Second World War to the 1971 Indo-Pak war that resulted in the birth of Bangla Desh
Fill The Cup - Memoirs Part two by Charles Wylie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,470. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
From the opening fiery interview with a Commander-in-Chief the second half of this tale roams through events at sea, in NATO and UK Headquarters, and to transition into a civvy street of finance, gasp-making charity work and a family life never without drama of some kind or another. It has a happy ending.
My Wild Ride: The Untamed Life of a Girl with No Self-esteem by Susan Bump
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 119,900. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013 by All Star Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"I am the daughter of the town drunks in a small town in upstate New York and this is my story. Life started off well enough. In the beginning there wasn’t even a hint of the chaos that would eventually swallow us all." My Wild Ride is the life story of Susan Bump, which is ultimately a story of triumph. The former California trainer overcame a severely dysfunctional family to...
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan by John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story by Danny Naten
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
Tales and Travels of a Teacher in Thailand by Jeff Sparks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned with the tedium of life in cold UK, Jeff Sparks is drawn to Thailand’s tropical climate and the people’s joi de vivre. For over two decades he and fellow ex-pats work together as English teachers, building new lives in the Land of Smiles to varying degrees of success. Humour and surprise accompany the teachers throughout their adventures, both in the classroom and upcountry.