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The Butchers Bill a 'Stretcher Bearer's Story' by Tony Yarwood
Price: Free! Words: 45,470. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The Butchers Bill a 'stretcher bearers story' begins with the Red Cross and how it took a dedicated enthusiastic Swiss businessman (not a government official or military person) with humanity in his heart to find a solution to help wounded comrades on the battlefield. The author and ex Paratrooper then describes his role as a stretcher bearer during the Falklands War in 1982.
The Brilliant Women Collection by Eve Merrier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies(5.00 from 6 reviews)
‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Team Ben: A Year as a Professional Gamer by Chris Fabiszak
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography(5.00 from 6 reviews)
From cramped basements to Las Vegas hotels, follow the journey of a few competitive video game players as professional gaming gained momentum in the late 2000s. This story takes the reader through a formative time in the author’s life, focusing on the unlikely hobby that gave him new purpose in the wake of the murder of his best friend.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex by Helen Digges Spivey
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
Confessions of an Instinctively Mutinous Baby Boomer and her Parable of the Tomato Plant by Marsha Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,330. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Roberts takes the reader on a captivating journey where real life collides with real miracles. Stories range from candidly intimate to wonderfully adventurous, each uncovering a puzzle piece. The picture that emerges reflects her life-affirming faith, part of her secret formula for happiness. A charming read, you feel as if you're with a trusted friend, sharing life lessons over a cup of coffee.
An Eagle's Sky: My Life as a Birdman by John Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,840. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a true story of a man, John Stokes, who wields his lifelong passion for birds and flight to overcome adversity to ultimately free himself and a one-winged Bald Eagle from its earthly bonds.
The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story by Emily Hawk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse(5.00 from 5 reviews)
“The Love of a Mother - A Daughter's Story” is an emotional story of a young girl and her need for acceptance and love from her mother. As a first-time author, Emily Hawk shares her story to encourage other young people to stay true to their heart, break the abusive cycle and go on to live a wonderful life.
Window to another World, Joyland Orphanage, The Philippines by Sarah Willmott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
‘Window to another World’ is a light-hearted collection of anecdotes from an orphanage mum’s experience in Mindanao, Philippines. All proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Joyland Orphanage.
Chalk Pits & Cherry Stones by Jean Hendy-Harris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a memoir about growing up in an industrialized riverside area of North Kent in the nineteen forties and fifties. It was a time of food rationing and shortages, air raid warnings and Doodlebugs, cheerful poverty and overcrowding where of necessity the local chalk pits and bomb sites became familiar playgrounds.
A Checkered Past by William Van Poyck
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
How to Say Goodbye by Chandra Jayne
Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A healing 9-11 memoir, "How to Say Goodbye" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2007, relates terrorism to family violence. For most people, 9-11 was purely tragic, but for one woman, 9-11 was a catalyst to healing suppressed grief from childhood violence and reuniting with a mentally ill father that she feared. Treatment for suppressed grief has skyrocketed since 9-11. It's time to heal America's Soul.
Pizzles in Paradise by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Twice Afflicted and Gifted: Balancing Bipolar and Breast Cancer by Marcia Weisbrot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What is it like to experience 2 life threatening illnesses? Marcia Weisbrot who has been diagnosed with both bipolar and breast cancer, shares her story of balancing a life with one, then the other and finally both, bipolar and breast cancer together. Her struggles and ultimate triumph form a compelling story with humor and grace that will touch your heart.
A Tough Cookie Christmas: a true tale of sobriety, the holidays and baked goods by Sean Paul Mahoney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Playwright and blogger Sean Paul Mahoney recounts his first holiday season sober. With a biting sense of humor and a ton of baked goods, can this former hot mess survive "the most wonderful time of the year"?
Sermon At Deadman's Bend by Charles Rogers
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Methodist(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Hiram Enlow was raised in Adams County, Mississippi, near Deadman’s Bend. As a young man he moved to Wilkinson County where he married Nancy Ann Enlow. He became a regionally famous Methodist Episcopal clergyman. This book tells his story from the time of his birth until he was granted License to Preach. It highlights Hiram Enlow’s early years as an exhorter.
The Blue Suit - (A 9/11 Memoir) by Michaela DiBernardo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This true story/memoir of a young, working mother in New York's financial district relates her experience as she becomes an eyewitness to perhaps the most tragic day in the City's history. Told in the third person, "The Blue Suit" provides a personal perspective of a collective experience, as well as a brief oral history of the weeks and months following, and the indelible mark left behind.
Here, There & Everywhere by Conrado Maleta' & Naama Sarid
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado Maleta'. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
A Cry for Justice by Daniel Cummings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The story of Daniel Cummings was highlighted and given national exposure 20 years ago on the Geraldo Rivera Show entitled “Spouses of Rape Victims... ” When the heinous crime of rape has been per¬petrated upon a man’s wife, and the culprit has been identified by the victim, and that identity made known to the agents of law enforcement, it is reasonably expected that justice will occur.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency by Blythe Tait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.