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Black Sheep and Gold Diggers
By Barry Allan
Price: Free! Words: 58,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The personal stories of two men, Richard Venvill and Joseph Allen who were transported to Australia as convicts. Both were pardoned for very different reasons. The book spans the years from 1830 to 1902 and follows them through their convict years, the settlement of Port Philip, the beginnings of Melbourne,the gold rush,and other events that affected their lives.
Living in Paradise
By Heather Hughes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When John and Heather decided a move to the country would be the perfect lifestyle change, Heather had no idea what an adventure lay ahead. Tossing aside her high-heeled shoes, this management consultant stepped into a world she was ill-prepared to handle. 'Living in Paradise', was interwoven with abundant challenges and demanded skills she had not intended to add to her resume!
A Sky Full of Challenges
By Joseph Dobronski SR.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,050. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Extraordinary test pilot, Joe Dobronski colorfully tells his experiences flying early to recent jet aircraft in a way that is engaging for everyone and captivating for pilots. You will learn about many unique challenges encountered in the successes and tragedies of fighter development during the "Golden Age of Aviation." All proceeds are sent to Catholic Missions.
I'd Trade Him Again: Wayne Gretzky & Peter Pocklington
By Terry McConnell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
THE TRADE! 25 years later, in the annals of professional hockey, no incident has resulted in such furor, such angst among Canadians as did the decision by team owner Peter Pocklington to trade Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky to the Los Angeles Kings. Pocklington's biographers focus on the relationship between the two men, today and during the heady heydays of the five-time Stanley Cup champion team.
El Judío - Salvador de la Raza Negra
By Enrique Alves
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: Spanish. Published: March 15, 2012 by Cornelius McQuillan. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
El Judío narra la historia de un hombre converso no solamente del Judaísmo al Catolicismo sino también de un niño tímido y delicado hasta ser un valiente y santo varón. Jacobo nació en un pequeño arrabal de Severne de Alsacia Francia, pero llegó a ser responsable por la evangelización del continente africano.
Blessings of Failure: A Transylvanian Memoir
By Judit Gellerd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
A memoir of a Transylvanian physician, a child of communism where failure was guaranteed. In a stubborn pursuit of realizing her parents' failed ideals, she keeps changing careers and countries. She excels in three professions, only to lose each as her inner quest drives her toward an ever-changing vision of becoming. Paradoxically, her freedoms and successes have come from failures.
Franciscan Footprints: Pilgrimage to Assisi, Forth From the Garden
By Gloria Pearson-Vasey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,260. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Franciscan Footprints compiles spiritual reflections and inspirational stories in two books. Book I describes a pilgrimage to Assisi in verse and photo imagery. Book II relates the poignant life stories of Third Order Franciscans illustrating courage, perseverance, and the attainment of peace.
Living Beneath the Radar; A Nine Year Journey Around the World
By Jeffrey Crimmel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,920. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
This is the story of a young man who had a desire to travel and see the world. This nine-year journey gave him the opportunity to see our planet with different cultures and religions. The experience changed how he sees the world forever. Journey with the author and see what the world was like from 1970 to 1979.
Séjour en Silésie: 1940 - 1945
By Arthur Evans
Price: $5.11 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: French. Published: March 12, 2012 by Writer's Block Author Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Séjour en Silésie est un livre par Arthur Evans CBE, dans lequel il raconte ses expériences de son temps, entre 1940 et 1945, dans le camp de prisonniers de guerre, Stalag VIIIB.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
By Jean Sasson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
Memoirs of an American Family in Occupied Japan
By John and Marion Allison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,050. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a unique account by two Americans of their experiences in the vastly different culture of post-war Japan, during an exhilarating time of renewal, with insights into the economic reconstruction of Japan, and the common bonds of humanity that transcended the cultural divide.
After The Bombs - My Berlin
By Heidi Sieg-Smith
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This recollection begins with the life of a German family at the beginning of the First World War and continues with their struggles in the aftermath of the Second World War. After the war Berlin was mostly rubble and the Cold War was heating up. The Berlin Blockade and the construction of The Wall placed the city in the center of the Cold War.
Take What You Got And Fly With It
By Jennifer Kathleen Gibbons
You set the price! Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Essay » Literature
From Preface: I always wanted to have something out there in the world published; I always thought I would walk into Borders and find a book of mine there. But Borders closed, the world changed... Now I had to get something out there before I was forty.the art of reinvention doesn't have to be overly dramatic.. it's about being who you are.
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One
By Dan W.Griffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Hailed by one reader as "The funniest (they) have ever read" while Andy McNab, author of the acclaimed war memoir 'Bravo Two Zero' wrote simply, "Buy this book (or else!)" Visit the author's website for a chance to win Volume Two, or download the 'London 2012 Olympic Jubilee Special Edition' to your device now! If you enjoyed this, please leave a comment. If you didn't... then please do not!
Spirit of the Stones: A Retrieval of Earth Wisdom
By Amalia Camateros
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Earth shares the spirit of its wisdom with us at all times. All we have to do is stop, be still and listen to the silent voice of the EarthSpeak! In this true story, the author completes an ancient Earth assignment as a “secretary to the stones” to tap into the vital storehouse of wisdom to access the wealth of knowledge crucial to living in resonance with ourselves, our planet and beyond.
Tales of Bien Hoa
By Robert Chappelear
Series: Tales of Viet Nam, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Always wanting to be a fighter pilot, Bob Chappelear volunteered for a second tour of duty in Viet Nam. This is the story of that second tour. It is a telling of what it was like to fly the A-37 Close Air Support Fighter. This airplane was "the worlds smallest fighter, the fastest gun!" The airplane only weighted roughly 6000 pounds but the gun shot 6000 rounds a minute.
Chasing Semolina, love and the perfect pasta dish
By Piero Manno
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What happens when a chef in a California town decides to open his own restaurant against the wishes of his domineering, superstitious, and hopelessly old-country mother?
A Tree Change...at any age--and the risks/rewards in meeting a man on the Internet!
By PATRIA CANNING
Price: Free! Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Patria and Jack moved to a hobby farm in a beautiful Australian valley, life seemed to get better every year. With Jack constantly affirming his happiness and gaining Australian citizenship, his trusting partner was dumbfounded to discover he had covertly resurrected an old romance and that Stella was coming from USA to share his life, saying, 'I will share my toys, but not my man'!
Trucker
By Merlin Sprague
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Prisoner of War (POW) #74324
By Robert Stermscheg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Real heroes aren’t born. Rather, they are ordinary people who have risen to meet seemingly insurmountable challenges in the face of adversity. What really defines a person is the way they face those obstacles and overcome them. We don’t have to look to Hollywood to find examples; in fact, we need look no further than our backyards. My backyard, that is. My father, my dad, John Stermscheg, is such