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All Around
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This true contemporary story reads like pages ripped from a dime novel. All-Around rodeo cowboy, Mac Griffith, is gunned down after a barroom brawl. The shooter is arrested and charged with murder. At the ensuing trial, a cast of truly colorful western characters parade to the witness stand. It is their testimony—what they have to say and what they are not allowed to say—
I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
“I Dreamed, I Ran, I Conquered” captures Filipino runner Ben Gaetos’ quest for his goals in life and his bumpy ride along the way. Ben’s adventures led him to dream of running a herculean race, considered by many as the world’s toughest, the Badwater Ultramarathon. At Badwater, Ben relived the struggle of David vs. Goliath, facing 135 miles of furnace-like heat, endless roads, and heavenly climbs.
Under the Old Railway Clock: Reminiscences of a time, a place, and a very dear brother, William Marshall
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
UNDER THE OLD RAILWAY CLOCK deftly illuminates for readers a time and place - England from the 1930S through to 2007. William Marshall was a sailor, hero, husband, father, gambler, coin collector, cook, flirt with the ladies... and a very dear brother.
Amerika? America! - From Immigration to Espionage
Series: Krutein Memoirs, Book 3 · Biography & Memoir. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Vol.3 of the remarkable autobiographical memoirs of Eva Krutein finds the family moving to California - in the 1960s! - with five teenagers! Suddenly Eva's narrative is interrupted by her husband, Manfred. His secret diary is quoted at length, revealing how his "ocean mining" job for Howard Hughes is really a secret spy project to raise a lost Soviet submarine from the floor of the Pacific.
Legacy: The Hemophilia of Yesterday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
Ralph Dean Rytting was diagnosed with hemophilia in 1943 at age sixteen. With the limited treatment available at that time, he endured debilitating bleeds. Yet he never let the disease crush his desire to be educated, work, and raise a family. Faithfully recording his thoughts and feelings, Ralph reveals how he overcame life's unpredictable challenges with faith, humor, and irrepressible optimism.
My View: A Short Collection of Poems
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
'Excellent and rather soulful poetry there, speaking as an amateur poet/songwriter on the autistic spectrum myself.' Alan Borgars, via Twitter (@watermelonalan) The two personal themes for this short collection of ten poems are Asperger’s syndrome and depression. Seven of the poems are about my Asperger’s syndrome and three are about my depression.
Standing In My Own Shadow
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is my autobiography, the story of a life not unlike many others, except that I have carried within me from my earliest days a mental illness which at its worst is terrifying and debilitating, and at its best is a dark cloud which spreads its shadow over every aspect of my life. I have been for most of my life in the grip of Depression.
A Sight Worth Feeling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(This is a nightmare I never thought I would dream. Oh wait, I'm not dreaming!) Malignant? “Did he just say malignant?” I looked up at my husband from the chair that was stationed in the center of the tiny examining room, and without uttering a word between us we knew what Dr. Nicolitz had said. He most definitely said, malignant.
The Real Story of the Exodus: Examining the Historic Truth Behind the Hebrew Exodus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The story of the Exodus is one of the defining tales in the Old Testament. It tells of how the bond between God and the Israelites was forged, through His rescue of them from slavery and their long journey to the promised land of Israel. In Jewish culture it’s the event that connects them to that land, and even today many people cite it as justification for Israel’s politics – sometimes even for
Broken Bones: New True Noir Essays From the Emergency Room by the Most Unfeeling Doctor in the World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New, blistering, darkly funny essays breaking bones. And fixing them. And the seamy underside of life in the emergency room, with its cornucopia of crazy cases, not just bone-centred ones. For example, the man who tried to eat his own thumb and the case of bleeding brains. Warning: 1. Broken Bones bears no authorized resemblance to any TV show. Rated R. Medical noir. With cussing. Don’t read it.
Pope Linus and the Formation of the Early Catholic Church
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,150. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The origins of the Catholic Church are as mysterious, cavernous, and deep as the ancient archives housed in the Vatican, the church’s capital in Rome. Over a billion Catholics believe that the line of Papal succession for Popes, stretching back nearly two thousand years, begins with Jesus Christ and his first Apostle, St. Peter. However, it is there that historians and theologians begin to greatl
Small Town Cop/Big City Crimes {A Man, His Dogs and a Badge}
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 151,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
The true story of a man that went the distance in Law Enforcement. His K-9 unit, his Dogs and his badge gave him the strength and courage to bring down the biggest of criminals. It might have been a small town but the crimes were anything but.
Jeffrey Dahmer, the Killer Cannibal: 100 Questions & Answers about the Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Murderer Jeffrey Dahmer kept a head in his fridge, hands & genitals in cooking pots, & body parts in his freezer. He also tried to create zombies for sex slaves. Dahmer came from a good family, had been to college, and was liked by neighbors, who called him “the nice, quiet, good-looking white guy”—even though a foul smell came from his apartment. How did such a man become a cannibal & a murderer?
The Algerian Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Christian-Yves Georges. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Algerian Stories – The Ghost in the Well; The Last Caravan; The Ancient Enemy and Mirage – recount four unique and memorable events from the author’s life as a child born and raised in Algeria. The poetic prose and beautiful illustrations bring these exotic tales to life.
Sarah's Tree
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Sarah’s Tree” is my story. I wrote it from memory and it’s as I remember it. While I have embellished parts of it in the hope it allowed the story to flow, it’s still the story my friend insisted I write, and now, I hope you will allow me to share it with you. Some of it is sad. Some of it might seem unusual, but hopefully, some of it will also make you laugh.
Paradise Found, and Lost: Odyssey in Chile
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Eva Krutein's adventure continues with the family's nine years in Chile, where they are warmed by the beauty of the land and the openness of the people. Eva is sensitive to social injustice and machismo, and senses the pending violence of revolution and counter-revolution. As in part 1 of the Krutein memoir, "Eva's War," we see important world events from a new perspective.
Emilia Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,120. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Clarke won the 2011 EWwy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her role as Daenerys. In 2013, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. She was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers in 2014.
Hugh Hefner - 1926 - Playboy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too."
Ian Somerhalder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Together with his The Vampire Diaries co-stars Candice Accola and Michael Trevino, Somerhalder supports the It Gets Better Project, which makes it a goal to prevent suicide among LGBT youth associated with The Trevor Project.
Justin Bieber - Biography
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,400. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Mallette posted a video of the performance on YouTube for their family and friends to see. She continued to upload videos of Bieber singing covers of various R&B songs, and Bieber's popularity on the site grew.