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The Burton Agnes Disaster by Richard M Jones
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
On an autumn day in 1947, a truck laden with German prisoners-of-war and their English guards approached a level crossing in a sleepy Yorkshire village. At the same moment, an express train was thundering towards the crossing. For some reason the soldier behind the wheel of the truck did not stop. The scene was set for a terrible tragedy.
In and Out of Sync by Dave Mullan
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
When the second therapy for his prostate cancer failed, NZ Methodist minister Dave Mullan did another evaluation of his life. As you do. Remembering how much the family had appreciated his father’s prodigious effort in producing his life story, Dave decided to write more than the short stories of The Saga of Wasp.
Summer Breeze by Briana Jade
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Silver Jade Ink. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The summer sunshine. An amusement park. An all-too-serious child and her whimsical father. Skee Ball, that old wooden roller coaster, and the summer breeze, making memories to last
Sem Medo do Parkinson by João Pedro Belo
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Alentejo, montes de prazer... Um estado de alma marcado pelo recolhimento de um quarto e a liberdade de um livro.
Desertos by Adriel Amaral
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 13, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Às vésperas de seu 28º aniversário, Adriel recebe da organização em que trabalha – a ONU – uma proposta para iniciar sua carreira internacional, no Sudão. Apesar da depressão, que o assombra há anos, aceita o desafio. Na África, continente contaminado pela guerra e pela pobreza, seu estado psicológico se agrava.
A Pocketful of Monkey-Nuts by Joyce Taylor
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Joyce Taylor grew up on the banks of the Severn in the years during and after the Second World War. As Joyce grew up she was expected to pull her weight around the house. Now entering her 80s, Joyce has painted an enchanting portrait of family life in a rural English community in the 1930s and 40s.
A Normal Life by Aura Angel
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Parental love was in short supply when Aura Angel was growing up. Her father would beat her at the slightest excuse, and when he left home her mother took over, using brooms and kitchen implements to make sure the blows hurt.Now, in her forties, she is at peace with herself.
Short Stories from a Boat Kid The Photograph and 13 other Summer Stories by Ron F Kinsella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Readers / Chapter Books
It's the 1960's, and there's three major battles going on, or so it seems: NASA is in a race for the moon; The Beach Boys are trying to top the charts; and the Boat Kid is busy battling the perils of the sea, navigating relationships, and dealing with life in general. You'll surely enjoy reading the predicaments he finds himself in—both serious and humorous—in these personal, short stories.
Diary of a Farmer’s Wife in 1908 by Jeanette Gribble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a diary of a farmer’s wife written in 1908 by my great-great grandmother whom lived in central Pennsylvania and spoke Pennsylvania Dutch. Minerva was a proud woman that went to church every Sunday, even if her husband didn’t. Hauling ice during the winter and using that ice to make ice cream during the summer is one example of their day’s events. I hope you enjoy this diary as much as I.
Ecstasy of the Deep by Tony Buxton
Price: Free! Words: 137,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The astonishing autobiography of an Englishman who spent his whole life chasing his dreams. Most of them were either underwater exploring far off unknown reefs in Asia and the Pacific or living it up with the rich and famous who shared his passion for diving. Tony Buxton’s charmed life takes him from the French Riviera and Rome in its 1950s and 1960s heydays to years operating an underwater touris
Scooter's Tale: A Rescue Cat's Story by Trisha Faye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Scooter’s life changes when he is abandoned by his feral mother. Rescued by humans, he joins a household of rescued animals. Calicivirus strikes & his life is threatened again. Surviving the disease, and seeing the family grow, he shares his tale – to help other rescued cats. 100% of the author's proceeds of this ebook benefits rescued cats in the DFW Metroplex and Cats of Angel’s Meadow
Como Um Sonho Muda a Vida by Maria Helena Paes
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Estendi-me vestida sobre uma cama, que entretanto abriram, ao pé da janela. Podia observar as estrelas. Veio-me à mente o meu cunhado. A neta dizia que ele era uma estrelinha no céu. Ia ter outra estrelinha a acompanhá-lo em breve. Quão difíceis e dolorosos são estes momentos.
Doze Anos num Ilha by Georgina Oliveira
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 47,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 9, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Dum lado a imensidão da água, do outro uma cidade de sonho”. Esta foi a visão maravilhosa, à chegada. Mas o que a protagonista aí viveu foram doze anos sofridos, dos quais resta a memória, vertida em catarse nestes fragmentos de história de vida.
Two Fat Ladies and Hercules Tom: The Story of the Australian Giant Family by Terence Fitzsimons
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Clara, Anna and Tom Snell, from Gippsland, travelled the world as the Australian Giant Family, and were acclaimed as the most famous and familiar figures in Australia during the late 1800s. Following their ‘discovery’ in 1886 by Max Kreitmayer, proprietor of the Melbourne Waxworks, they appeared as ‘prodigies’ at various venues in America, Great Britain, South Africa, Ceylon and New Zealand.
A Burmese Heart by Y.M.V. Han
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Burmese Heart is an engrossing account of surviving history as told through the eyes of Tinsa Maw-Naing: a former political prisoner, daughter of a Prime Minister and wife of guerrilla leader. It is also the story of a country and its people - revolutionaries, intellectuals, martyrs, innocent bystanders - who are perpetually caught in the violent cycles of politics, a history silenced until now.
Looking Up at the Great Depression: Funny Things Happen on the Way to Decorum by George L. Andersen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,520. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Elderberry Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Sociology
The author, George L. Andersen, was fortunate enough to be born into the "Great Depression" to a family starting from scratch in "Fish-town"-a poor area of Philadelphia, PA. Today such a start is considered a major handicap; but then, the values and beliefs of all the adults there, were those that made possible the "Greatest Generation."
Under the Influence of Evil - A Brutally Abusive Childhood Exposed by Darlene Deacon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Isolated from the outside world, Darlene had no idea how brutally abusive her life was. She just thought it was normal. Her mother, Jean, beat her from infancy, mentally abused her, and later sold her to men to use as they pleased. All the while, Darlene suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father since a toddler as Jean looked the other way. Leaving home as a young teen, Darlene ended up in
Titans of The Muses by Noreen Nash & Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
A fascinating, heretofore unseen portrait of two of the most noteworthy cultural figures of the 20th century. Jean Renoir, one of the foremost film directors of all time, and Henry Miller, topping the list of most controversial figures in American literature, were both close friends of Noreen Nash and her husband, Hollywood “Physician to the Stars” Lee E. Siegel, M.D, and yet the two men had never
Biografía Espiritual de un Discípulo Iberoamericano by Jose Becerra
Price: Free! Words: 51,290. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Spiritual biography of Vicente Beltrán-Anglada (1915-1988), an accepted disciple in a Second Ray Ashram of a Master of Wisdom. In Spanish. Un relato cronológico de sucesos significativos en la vida discipular del místico catalán Vicente Beltrán Anglada (1915-1988).