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Harry Fleischer Detroit Purple Gang Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The January 1945 murder of Michigan State Senator Warren Hooper made national headlines in the US. The politician was en route to his home in Albion, when he was ambushed after leaving the state legislature in Lansing. Shot multiple times he was left in his burning vehicle to die. The Purple Gang and Fleischer were involved in extortion, bootlegging, kidnapping, and various other illicit deeds.
The Axeman's Accomplice. The True Story of Margaret Reardon and the Snow Family Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The 1847 murder of the Snow family on Auckland’s North Shore was a horrific crime that shocked the Colony. There were multiple murders, body mutilations and suggestions of cannibalism, arson, false accusations, perjury and a violent attack on a witness. The Snow family murders remain one of New Zealand’s most sensational crimes.
My Personal Bucket List
Price: Free! Words: 21,560. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
I'm almost 75 years old, and I have just been asked by a close friend if I have completed or at least made a 'Bucket List'. The truth is I had never thought about it. In fact, until it came out as a film a couple of years ago, I had no idea what a 'Bucket List' was. After a little research I have come to the conclusion that the term 'Bucket List', is a list of goals you would like to achieve.
Opening up Hidden Burma: journeys with - and without - author Dr Bob Percival
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A unique anthology of insightful and quirky travel tales from enigmatic Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) spliced with heartfelt biography and loving reminiscences about Australian author, walking guide and Burmaphile Dr Bob Percival. "Above all else", writes Lucas Stewart, "this book poignantly reminds us all that even in the silent corners of the world, there are lives worth remembering."
The Las Vegas Mob Murder Of Singer Barbara McNair's Husband Rick Manzie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Barbara McNair wed her manager Rick Manzie in a quiet ceremony at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas. Several years later, on December 15, 1976, Manzie's body was found dead in the basement of McNair's 20-room Las Vegas mansion. My e-book examines several theories about Manzie's demise. Barbara's career was badly damaged after she signed for a package containing heroin, that was intended for Manzie.
Pathway to the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Doreen Kerry's lifelong passion has been to lose herself in the romance of the movies, a passion she shared for many years with her late mother. Now she imagines herself travelling back with the aid of H G Wells' time machine to meet and perform with the stars, from Judy Garland to Katharine Hepburn and from Humphrey Bogart to Clark Gable.
The Chairfather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Visit 50 prostrate personalities. Lunch with the late litterati. Gnosh with the gone glitterati. Candid photos. Spicy interviews. Luminaries who haven’t spoken for 100s of years. You’ll never believe what they say. Fascinating facts, scandalous stories & gossip. Posterity has never been so present. The passed have never been more alive! Book your table reservation with the fallen famous.
Donald Trump: A Short Biography 45th President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Former real estate mogul and television personality, Donald Trump, became the President of the United States in January of 2017. This is his story.
Samuel Chioccoli Brooklyn Bookie Murder, Inc. Gangster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Three thugs murdered Samuel Chioccoli on the night of November 30, 1939. They left his body on a roadside near Port Washington. It was quickly discovered by three fishermen. In the meantime they disfigured the corpse to make it appear as if the body had been run over. Chioccoli was a devoted family man by day and a hoodlum in the evening hours. His refusal to fence stolen jewelry led to his death.
Noodling In the River of Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Wibbla Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Business
This is the first of a 12-part series that began in a diary kept during my rapidly (practically self-growing) business that developed chiral (optically-active) ingredients for the skin care industry thirty years ago, a business that slowly slipped away from my control because of me ignoring clear signs as revealed in a paroxysm of event-timing on that hay-ride as to where I was really heading.
A Transformative Journey Out, Beyond, and Back: My Evolving Relationship with Tradition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,180. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2018 by Thomas Fenton. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes how he bucked his Irish-Catholic childhood Tradition and went on on a transformative journey as a Maryknoll missionary with cross-cultural and inter-religious ramification, into realms of spiritual growth beyond imagining. And a successful search for his Dad that marked his whole life. And back again to savor the joy of sharing these riches with one and all.
100+ Black Women in Horror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2018 by Iconoclast Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Containing the biographies of over one hundred black women who write horror, and seventeen interviews, 100+ Black Women in Horror is a reference guide, a veritable who’s who of female horror writers from the African Diaspora. It is an expansion of the original 2014 book 60 Black Women in Horror.
Cipherman ~ An Experience that Can Change the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Fiction » Biographical
Biography of an exceptional contemporary. A discovery that we still need to find explanation for and a sad truth of honorable solitude of genius. Bravery of sacrifice in the face of unknown and a humble life in exchange for a peaceful conscience. The story of a loyal man facing the truth that most of us cast aside in fear to be considered insane.
La luz al final del túnel
Price: Free! Words: 39,170. Language: Spanish. Published: February 20, 2018 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Ciudad de México, octubre 2003, 113p., tamaño carta. Fondo: DEMAC. Serie: Premios DEMAC. Concurso: Biografía y Autobiografía, 2003-2004. Publicado: Sí Fuente bibliográfica: López Martínez, Maribel. La luz al final del túnel. México, DEMAC, 2004, 132p.
Le grand secret de Sade. Un changement radical d´interprétation de sa vie et de son oeuvre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: French. Published: February 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Nouvelle explication de la vie et de l´oeuvre de Sade partant de données historiques connues mais negligées par les biographes à cause d´interêts et préjugés.
Robert "Big Bob" McCullough Al Capone Associate Illinois Horse Racing Official and Murderer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"Big Bob" McCullough was questioned by Senate investigator George B. White at his plush Cedar Lake, Indiana residence. McCullough had admitted threatening crime expose' reporter William Drury. However he only went so far as admitting that someone had beaten him to killing Drury. McCullough lived a long life. He died in a Florida nursing home when he was 97. My book examines his criminal career.
Blessed Buky - Life & Travails of A Queen
Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a life story of my late queen - Oluwabukola Yetunde Idayah Mary. I called her 'Mama', named her 'Blessed Buky ' and coded her Greatmercy'. All for reasons so amazing. I feel her life's story and travails worth sharing with the world - I mean her loving and caring heart, her worldview and struggles, her feminine spirit and Charisma, her virtues and values, and then her pains and tears.
The Horseman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ray Taylor was a truck driver for 20 years before taking up racehorse training. He went on to become one of the most respected and successful trainers in South Australia, training hundreds of winners who did most of their training along the beach.
Total Immersion: Ten Years in France
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Total Immersion shares with you the fun, faux pas and frustrations of the expat experience in rural France whilst running a business, bringing up children and generally grappling with life in a foreign language. It's the sequel to 'Heads Above Water: Staying Afloat in France'.