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Lou's on First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This intimate portrait of Lou Costello (1906-1959) offers a rare look at one of the most talented comedians of all time. Starting in the 1930s, Costello attained enormous fame touring the burlesque circuits with straight man Bud Abbott (1895-1974). Their live skits (including "Who's on First?"), radio programs, and films such as One Night in the Tropics and Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein.
From MTV to Mecca
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 157,230. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In the early 1990’s Kristiane Backer was one of the very first presenters of MTV. For years she lived and breathed the music scene, gaining a following and becoming a darling of European press. In this very personal memoir Kristiane tells the story of her conversion and explains how faith has given her inner peace and the meaning she sought.
An Angel's Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A sweet compilation of a woman's fond memories as she looks back on her life.
Break Out From the Lock Up
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 41,140. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Where is the worse restaurant ever? I think I have discovered the cleverest Keep Out sign in the world. Changing trousers used to be easy but not if you mean Cargo Pants.The sophisticated art of queue guessing requires some skill and much of luck to to get it right. What is the one time thing Volkswagen Polo does not need? And other helpful tales.
Verne Sankey Kidnapper and Bootlegger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Verne Sankey kidnapped businessmen in St. Paul, Minnesota and Denver, Colorado. He aspired to abduct athletes Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey. Sankey, an Iowan by birth had drifted north to South Dakota and Saskatchewan before returning to the United States in the late 1920s. It was considered likely that Sankey had inside knowledge of the Lindbergh baby's kidnapping as plans were found at his hideout.
Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
In Spring 2010, with her world scaled down to an 18-foot sea kayak and the 1,200 mile ribbon of water called the Inside Passage, Susan Conrad launched a journey that took her north to Alaska. On the way, she forged friendships, lived her dream, and discovered the depths of her own strength and courage.
Legends of Rock & Roll - Elton John
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
One of the greatest performers of the past 40 years, Elton John has sold over 200 Million albums worldwide. He is the only person in the history of rock and roll to place a song in the Top 40 for every year for a span of 25 years (1969 - 1995.) The Legends of Rock & Roll series is written to honor the great people who have provided us with the music of our lives.
Chicago's Touhy Gang Rival of Al Capone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Touhy Gang was based in Chicago but carried out robberies of Federal Post Office mail trucks in various states. Two of their most prominent heists were in Charlotte, North Carolina and Sacramento, California. The majority of the Touhys were incarcerated by the time J. Edgar Hoover personally led a raid in Chicago in late 1942 that rounded up several of its members who had escaped from jail.
Legends of Country Music - George Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
George Jones has been called the greatest Country Music singer of all time. This book is about George Jones, his life, his ups and his downs. It is a brief biography but I include all of the major points in the life of this great musician. But even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years.
Legends of Country Music - Johnny Cash
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Country
This book is about Johnny Cash, his life, his ups and his downs. It is a brief biography and I include all of the major points in the life of this great musician. But even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. Johnny Cash defined a music genre for more than one generation.
Blood Stained
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 148,970. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This biography, based on David's personal confession never before seen or heard by the public, unravels a chilling yet thought-provoking true story.
It's Always Friday
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 114,300. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2016 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Youens' worked in film insurance. His work took him around the world, from Switzerland to Singapore, involved him in multi-million-dollar claims and brought him into contact with an array of Hollywood stars. It's Always Friday is a light-hearted account of his adventures before, during and after his career in film insurance.
Memories of a Ranch Wife
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,760. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Lottie Evans Woods was born in 1917 into a ranching family in far west Texas. Living far from any towns, or even neighbors, she learned self-reliance and problem-solving at an early age. These skills have served her well as a partner to her rancher husband, a mother of five children, and an avid quilter, seamstress, gardener, observer of nature, and reader of great literature.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Doors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Welcome to another in the Legends of Rock & Roll series. This, like the others, is a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Doors. The Doors were one of most intense and radical rock groups of the Sixties and their legacy can still be felt today, 40 years later. Their career was short, only about 6 years, but they fit a lifetime of music into those 6 years.
Legends of Rock & Roll - The Four Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This is, like the others, a mini-biography of one the greatest of American bands, The Four Seasons. This book is about the group, but even more importantly, it's about the music. This series is my way of honoring the people that have brought so much joy to our lives over the years. Come with me for a walk down memory lane as I review the life of the guys who made up the Four Seasons.
Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Ri'Ra' Ruckus
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author (Agent 33) goes to the official Liverpool FC bar in uptown Charlotte for the Europa League match with Villarreal (at Anfield). After the game, he heads downstairs and finds an open seat at the bar, as a Cinco de Mayo party commences. The man to his right helps supply a nice 'replacement' conversation. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 2,000 words.
Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: A SEAL's Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Carl Higbie was a member of the the Navy Seal team that captured the Butcher of Fallujah, only to later be accused of prisoner abuse. "A true David and Goliath story, this is Carl’s ultimate triumph over a politically motivated group of military leaders who forgot what they swore to uphold—the Constitution." - Lt. General Paul Vallely (retired)
Letters From The Attic: Step behind the scenes of the 'Jack Rogan Mysteries'
Price: Free! Words: 32,340. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
What goes on in the mind of a thriller writer? Where do authors draw their inspiration from? What you always wanted to know ... Step behind the scenes of the Jack Rogan Mysteries and discover the intriguing world of an international historical thriller writer.
Our Friend, Precious “The Bobcat”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,670. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The Wilsons, a family of wildlife lovers, don’t know what they’re in for when they adopt an injured bobcat that appears in the backyard of a residence. They find surprises nearly every day as the young bobcat invades their lives and their hearts. They soon learn that Precious was domesticated and de-clawed, so she can never be returned to the wild. Where Precious came from is still a mystery.