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The Wicked Lady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
The Wicked Lady is a 350 year old legend of a lady highwayman. Her name was Katherine Ferrers who lived at Markyate Cell, Hertfordshire. One night she was shot and mortally wounded, rode back to Markyate where she died and was buried in Ware, Herts. Her ghost is said to haunt the area still. The legend is retold along with the life of the Katherine Ferrers and the truth revealed.
Twain and Eddy: The Conflicted Relationship of Mark Twain and Christian Science Founder Mary Baker Eddy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
It was a coincidence of history that brought together one of America’s fastest-growing religious movements and its most famous humorist. Christian Science, which became the First Church of Christ, Scientist, started from nothing in 1866 and by the turn of the century had become a force to be reckoned with. Hannibal, Missouri’s Mark Twain had also made his mark, becoming a celebrated international
SURVIVING BRIGITTE’S SECRETS
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 90,510. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A unique and true story of how Saskia's mother, Brigitte, survived the holocaust and her own experiences as the child of a holocaust survivor in circumstances that will surprise many readers.
The Journeys of Joyce & Peter
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Journeys of Joyce and Peter is a detailed and personal account of the lives of two special and unique people – Peter and Joyce Peeters.
Wisdom of the Legends
Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary persons show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.
French Connection Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,140. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
In the early 70s, a young cop discovered how narcotics detectives were stealing confiscated drugs and reselling them to the dealers, so got involved in a secret investigation that put not only his life but the lives of his family and friends...and even his sanity...in jeopardy. This is his story.
I Choose Hope
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,010. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain), Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Being told by doctors at the age of five that she would die in her teens, Nikki Abramson learned how to live in the present. Mentors taught her how to overcome challenges and obstacles through faith and believing in the power of positivity. Nikki addresses what it is like to want to 'fit in' with society through her struggles as an international adoptee and battling serious rare disabilities.
Firelight of a Different Colour: The Life and Times of Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,740. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014 by Signal 8 Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
When Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing threw himself to his death from the terrace of Hong Kong’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel in 2003, he was the greatest star of his generation in the city. At the forefront of almost all the cultural changes Hong Kong saw during his lifetime, Leslie came to embody the unique spirit of the city. Firelight of a Different Colour commemorates a life that continues to inspire.
MS Madness: A "Giggle More, Cry Less" Story of Multiple Sclerosis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,880. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
Life with multiple sclerosis can be daunting, but Yvonne shares her giggles at the bizarre world she has unwittingly entered and the new perspectives it has given her on life. MS Madness makes us realize that with a sense of humor, we can survive anything.
There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
There’s Fungus on the Mushrooms – or, if something can go wrong it will! The autobiography of a man who lived through turbulent times in Asia, Africa and then back to Asia. There’s horror, humour and excitement and most of all enjoyment all in one package!
If You're a Princess, Where's Your Crown?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
If You're a Princess is an introductory guide to royalty. With quick looks at the Kings and Queens of Europe, Africa, and Asia, the book will show you more than just the British royals. If You're a Princess also explains what titles and orders are and just what the difference between a Prince and a Crown Prince is.
"You Know You Are a High School Teacher When ..."
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Within these pages the reader will find the mostly true ramblings, mid-life musings, and occasional opinion offerings of a secondary teacher. Teachers of teenagers might resonate with the stories, future teachers might gain insight before entering the classroom, and non-teachers might get a glimpse into the classified life of a certified teacher. Hopefully, all readers will find humor and hope.
The Legacy of John Holt: A Man Who Genuinely Understood, Trusted, and Respected Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by HoltGWS LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Remembrances about the life and ideas of John Holt, a school reform advocate and best-selling author who became the secular founder of the homeschooling movement. Holt is a pivotal figure in American education whose ten books and work continue to inspire both schoolteachers and homeschoolers to help children learn in their own ways.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 230,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
All About Mother Teresa
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her life time, Mother Teresa received numerous honors and awards for her hard work with the poor and downtrodden people. She was the recipient of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
Aspies Alone Together- A Survival Guide for Women Living with Asperger Syndrome
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book is my autobiography as an undiagnosed Aspie until the age of 32, as well as a survival guide for female Aspies.
A Boy From Down East
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,170. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Growing up in eastern North Carolina in a small rural community during the 1950’s and 1960’s was the best possible childhood you could wish for. Family, church, friends, school, and working on the farm was the center of my world. This is a collection of stories of my childhood. I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I have enjoyed remembering them.
Valuable discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Life of a Push Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An Inspirational Autobiography By Sharina Jones In this compelling and inspirational book, author Sharina Annette Jones shares her life experiences following a shooting incident which left her paralyzed as a very young child.
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.