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The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,170. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Nineteen-year-old Bill Shunn is a man on a mission—a Mormon mission, that is, trolling for converts door-to-door a thousand miles from home. This riveting memoir—by turns hilarious, provocative, and thrilling—traces his accidental journey from that humble beginning to hunted fugitive and international terrorist.
Eighty Five Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
THIS IS THE BOOK OF SILKA SHAMROCK The story is of a young girl. From an Irish background, her father had run away from Ireland to England 1945 and signed up for the RAF, although he was only fifteen years old, had lied about his age, and was sent off to Singapore, his brother Mick came looking for him from Ireland
Samuel, Son and Successor of Rees Howells: Director of the Bible College of Wales - A Biography
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,380. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
Updated in 2017. In 1950, Samuel Rees Howells became the Director of the Bible College of Wales when his father Rees Howells was taken into glory and he led the work for the next fifty-two years; living a life of faith and intercession. The author invites us on a lifelong journey with Samuel, to unveil his ministry at the College, life of prayer and the support he received from staff and students.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 270,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Diana Inquest: The French Cover-Up is the gripping story of how a culture of corruption and cover-up was endemic throughout the investigation into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. It tracks the French investigation right from the initial minutes after the crash inside the Alma Tunnel through to the conclusion of the investigation by Judge Stéphan two years later, in September 1999.
A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,390. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
. These are stories filled hardships and disasters, mingled with blessings and joy, and through it all you will come to see how a six-year old girl who was lost, unloved and abused became a woman of great passion and inspiration.
Billy One Boy's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,540. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Second World War brought with it a global cataclysm that resulted in the death of more than 60 million people. During the onset of this grim period in history, a young boy begins his own journey; one that irrevocably changes the course of his life. This deeply affecting memoir lends an intimate glimpse into a world ravaged by war and the lives of people inextricably thrust into turbulent time
Long Legs and Tall Tales: A Showgirl's Wacky, Sexy Journey to the Playboy Mansion and the Radio City Rockettes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,570. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Long Legs and Tall Tales is a comic memoir about a naïve, goodie two-shoes, Midwesterner who tosses aside her conservative business suit and college education, leaves the safety of suburbia behind, and hesitantly sets off to become an international, sexy showgirl supreme. Follow her into her dressing rooms around the globe, as she learns to survive in the wacky world of entertainment.
Living in his Shadow, the Rocky Stallone story
Price: $14.42 USD. Words: 114,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Living in his Shadow is a two-part story about Rocky Stallone and it gives an accounting of events presented in chronological order covering the life and times of Rocky Stallone. Who was he you might question? He is the person who lived for the most part of his life being, mistaken for several Celebrities and got away with it.
Keep Sweet - Children of Polygamy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Best Selling Author, Dr. Dave Perrin, co-authored Keep Sweet with Debbie Palmer so that readers could understand what it would be like to be a young girl growing up in the polygamous Mormon community of Bountiful. The foreword was written by Jon Krakuer, author of Into Thin Air, Into the Wild, and Under the Banner of Heaven.
When the Going Gets Tough - Still More Adventures from a Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After four Canadian bestsellers in his "Country Vet" series, Dr. Dave Perrin is back with more accounts of his adventures as a veterinarian in the backwoods of southeastern British Columbia.
The Power of Faith When Tragedy Strikes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,370. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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Told through alternating chapters, this inspiring father-son memoir recounts a young man’s seemingly insurmountable quest to regain movement in every part of his body, and a father’s struggle to be the rock his son and family lean on in the face of their worst nightmare. Chris Norton was given a 3 percent chance of ever moving anything below the neck...
Brooklyn's Scarlett: Susan Hayward: Fire in the Wind
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gene Arceri's fascination with Susan Hayward began as a teenage usher at the Roosevelt Theatre on Flushing, Long Island. New York. And began to shape itself as an idea for a book when he began hosting a talk show over at PBS radio, in San Francisco.
A Distant Island
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
On the morning of September 11, 2001, Patrick Ashtre was a happily married man with a lovely wife, three children, and a house in Arlington, Virginia. He was a good father and husband and, looking into the mirror each morning, he was happy with the reflected image—but all that was about to change.
Roses For Mama: Memories of Our Precious Mother
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 140,540. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Mama was born on a farm near the small town of Port, Oklahoma in 1918. She lived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, The Jazz Age, The Dust Bowl Days, and the Roaring 20s. This book is about our family’s life experiences in the small towns of Cordell, Clinton and Oklahoma City, our heritage and our mother and the remarkable job she did raising her five children.
Vida de Monseñor Ronald Knox
Price: Free! Words: 132,900. Language: Spanish. Published: September 2, 2015 by Jack Tollers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Viejo amigo del Padre Ronald Knox, Evelyn Waugh escribió su biografía cuando falleció y, como es de esperar de un autor tan áspero como mordaz, no es esta una hagiografía, sino más bien el sencillo homenaje de uno de sus admiradores. Con más de trescientas notas, esta versión ayudará al lector a ubicarse en los tiempos de la Inglaterra de la primera mitad del siglo XX.
Ivica: A True Story of an Immigrant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The second son of a widow who works diligently just to keep herself and her young sons alive, John Ljuba dreams of seeing the world and having a life somewhere beyond the tiny coastal island he calls home.
39 Jours En Enfer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,970. Language: French. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Après plus de 35 ans de silence, la publication électronique permet à l’agent secret, matricule SP 004 (SanPietro), de raconter ses mésaventures pendant une opération avortée de la GRC visant à infiltrer et descendre un des plus grand Cartels de drogues. Abandonné par son partenaire et son officier de liaison, il est emprisonné et torturé à Barranquilla, Colombie, où il languira pendant 39 jours.
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For colorfully chronicles personal and intimate details of the last four years of the talented ‘50’s “blonde bombshell” star’s fascinating life.
Seventeen Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,250. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This series of seventeen stories focuses on the Barlow family, a family that epitomized the Mormon, polygamous lifestyle. It was led by Albert Barlow, a father of thirty-four children and a husband to three women for over fifty years. The seventeen living daughters of Albert's family here to tell their story. They have seen it all, they have experienced it all.