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Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival by Elena Nikitina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
"An astonishing, inspiring true story of abduction, war and survival" - Brian Whitney, author of SUBVERSIVE. In the fall of 1994, 21-year-old Elena Nikitina disappeared. Drugged and kidnapped by a group of Chechen gangsters, she was taken to Chechnya and held in a tiny room. Through eight horrifying months of captivity, and the outbreak of a genocidal war, all that kept her alive was hope.
We're Queer And We Should Be Here by Darryl Telles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Darryl Telles's sexuality is as important to him as his passion for Tottenham Hotspur, yet like other gay football supporters, he has had to endure decades of abuse from homophobic fans. Homosexuality is still so reviled that there is not a single `out' gay player in the top four tiers of the Football League. This is the story.
Only Time - A Memoir of Twin Flames by Shannon Addison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Shannon and Jack met when they were just twelve and thirteen years old. It was love at first site for them their attraction was magnetic. But it was not their time to be together and the universe conspired to keep them apart. This is a True story of Twin Flames reunited after forty long years apart. A Memoir of their lives before they met, how they met and beyond.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition by Fridtjof Nansen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
Passport To Life by Annie Pool
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Annie believes that there's a ticking time bomb inside her. It's a powder keg of emotion that's just ready to explode. She has been desperately longing to turn the page after her incurable cancer diagnosis. But there's a painful story locked inside her; it's one that has been killing her for nearly thirty years.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50 by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
The Queen of Blood and Seduction by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Culua: My Other Life in Mexico by Samantha Wood
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young Australian woman travels to Mexico, her mother's homeland, on a search for identity. What begins as a visit to her enigmatic grandmother becomes a quest to find out what it means to be Mexican. As she learns to embrace Mexico verdadero - the real Mexico - she discovers a people who give a new meaning to larger than life, and the invincible bonds between family, food, and the spirit world.
Mirror Image Shattered: A Twin’s True Story by Madeleine Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
This is a true story spanning almost 50 years, fuelled by events that are unique and horrifying. But my incredible story may offer insight on how the mind works under extreme conditions. A page-a-day diary between 1977 and 1988 has been used as part of the account. Certain readers may find some of the content unsettling.
Sex Celebrities and Spy Cameras by Paul Nichols
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Paul Nichols took a job as a night manager in a top London hotel, he was hoping to meet a few A-list celebs along the way. He wasn't disappointed. He had no idea that he would also have to play detective, deal with theft and cover up several sex and drugs scandals. An entertaining account of life behind the scenes at a millionaires' hotel.
Dark Ops: An Anonymous Story by Commander X
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Over a decade after Anonymous first appeared, it has grown from a small band of hacktivists to a Global Collective with organized National Cells in half the countries on Earth & 2.5 million dedicated participants worldwide. Dark Ops explores four years in the history of the global and viral meme of revolution called Anonymous, as it continues to battle the forces of evil bent on world domination.
Michael The Archangel by Michael Spears
Price: Free! Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eschatology
These are the complete works of Saint Michael the Archangel, sent here to save us from self-destruction. This book contains a complete cosmology, the difference between good and evil, the origin of the universe, the meaning of life, the unity of all religion, the road to world peace, and the ultimate fate of the human race. The answers you seek are within.
Turbulent Times & Clear Skies by Nazie El Masry & Jane Warren
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
As a senior aeronautical engineer with Britain's airlines in the 60s, 70s & 80s, it was engineer and playboy Nazie El Masry's job to keep these man-made birds in perfect condition. Turbulent Times and Clear Skies is the story of his exploits in the most glamorous industry of all, as he defeated the odds to build an aviation business of his own.
Bad Choices Make Good Stories - Going to New York by Oliver Markus Malloy
Price: Free! Words: 67,510. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Becker and Malloy LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Oliver, a teenage hacker living in Germany, meets Donna online. She's an American girl living in New York. After chatting and talking on the phone for months, he finally decides to surprise her with a visit. But he soon finds out that things are not what they appeared to be, and that this visit will change his life forever.
A Charmed Life in Ceylon by Tony Buxton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
The author's fascinating adventures in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) in the early 50's portray an adventurous lifestyle that most of us dream about, but would be impossible today. He set himself up as an underwater guide attracting the wealthy and famous to this new sport. They repaid him by inviting him to their homes in Europe where he experienced a lavish lifestyle he hardly knew existed.
I Swear By Almighty G-G-G-God by Nick Clements
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Nick Clements became his criminal father's worst nightmare by becoming a mould-breaking young copper. This is the story of how it happened, rich with humour and horror, danger and excitement. Above all, the memoir tells of a young man's determination to escape his past and prove himself as a fearless representative of the law.
Unexpected America by Wanjiru Warama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Unexpected America is a mainstream memoir which reads like a thriller. Wanjiru Warama leaves Kenya in a huff and heads to the United States for a year’s sabbatical. From the first day, she realizes she has to learn to live all over again in a new culture she knows nothing about.
All Aboard! Memoirs of the MacDowell Sisters, Sweethearts of the Air by Edith & Grace McDowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Deep7Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In an era before their gender was allowed to vote, two sisters blazed trails in business and entertainment, touring North America and earning their way: as public stenographers, war correspondents, secretaries to senators, journalists, musicians and early radio celebrities - bringing native Hawaiian music to the mainland as The MacDowell Sisters, “Sweethearts of the Air”.
Rosa Mexicano: A Culinary Autobiography (With 60 recipes) by Josefina Howard
Price: Free! Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Mexican, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is not just a cookbook. It is the Story of how a self made, independent woman became one of the most important pioneers in fine Mexican food dinning in the United States. The recipes are the ones that made Rosa Mexicano NYC famous and from there a whole chain has grown to more than 14 restaurants internationally and growing.
Enjoying the Adventure of the Long Haul: The Faith-Adventure of an Ordinary Kiwi by Jack Guerin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,990. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The Faith journey of an ordinary Kiwi (New Zealander) and his adventures with his young family in New Zealand and eight Asian nations.