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Speed Kills: Who killed the Cigarette Boat King, the fastest man on the seas?
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,180. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Ocean racing superstar Don Aronow loved it when writers called him a living legend. His life of adventure is well known. It is his death that baffles police. He was afraid of nothing, no one. In his final hour, when a stranger talked about killing, Aronow laughed. He felt no fear until he lowered the window of his white Mercedes and looked death in the face. And then it was too late. —Miami Herald
Flowers for Mrs. Luskin
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,650. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. VIEW “SAMPLE” A True Story A Millionaire Has An Affair. His Wife Throws Him Out. She Gets The Mansion, The Business, The Cash. His Parents’ Business. His Parents’ Cash. She Gets Shot And Doesn’t Know It. The Bullet Disappears. He Goes To Prison. His Parents Flee The Country. He Weds The Other Woman Behind Bars. Has There Ever Been A Case Like This? —The Miami Herald
Stuff Like Marbles 'n Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An anthology of memories and musings that may have you laughing hysterically, crying uncontrollably, or melting with deep, abiding affection. At times having you wonder if such things could be true, while triggering, or perhaps more accurately, spontaneously exhuming similar memories of your own. Yeah, they're true, like Garrison Keillor's powder milk bisquits are pure, mostly.
My Life at Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,280. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In his autobiography, Marcus Geerts, Master Mariner, eloquently describes his love of the sea, his upbringing in South Africa, joining a training ship at 13, followed by a merchant navy career sailing throughout the world, being part of Convoy PQ2 to Archangel where he was iced in, joining Task Force 'O' for Operation Neptune on D-Day and completing 50 round trips to pick up and disembark troops.
A Bucket of Warm Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A small village in Central Africa which promised adventure lured us from Canada. Flying medavac flights over uncharted jungle and teaching English to highly motivated teenagers - what could be better? The promise was fulfilled and much much more. But at the end, deep in the jungle, we were saved by the very people we had come to help.
Folie A Duex ( Madness of 2 People)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Due to mitigating external circumstances, Joe and Helen are forced to travel the world at short notice. A packed Suitcase; passports and cash are always at hand. Throughout their travels they come into contact with 'Off shore' Bankers, Illegal drug manufacturers and an array of colourful bedfellows all of which beggars the Question: will the relationship survive?
Turn Around: Life's Testimony
Price: Free! Words: 43,230. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Let me take you on a journey with me through sexual abuse to reality check and a conclusion you will never forget. Gain insight on living with mental illness. My struggles are my own but I cannot honestly take credit for my triumphs. This is not a clinical study and I have also included excerpts from "Whispers", my personal diary.
Crohn's Disease: My Life, My Journey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
At the age of 23, Leslie Myers, young and in love with life, was suddenly afflicted by Crohn's disease. Journey with her as she tells her tale of pain and triumph; sorrow and joy; tears and laughter—but more than anything else—the love and happiness that has kept her glued together for so many years. The story of Leslie Myers is heartbreaking, uplifting, and best of all, very true.
Snowbird
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 72,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Andrew Richard Barnes was the man who flew the very first shipment of cocaine for the Medellin Cartel into the United States, and continued the dangerous trade for almost a full decade. He survived crashes and gunfire, treachery and betrayal. He also became the target of a determined assassination attempt by the Panamanian dictator, Manuel Noriega - and lived to tell the tale...
Something In Your Hand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Eunice takes you on an exciting journey of discovering your true identity in God. Using her own life, she tackles issues that are close to every woman's heart: love, rejection, beauty, single parenting, forgiveness & more. An inspiring, enjoyable and authentic story which will drive you to tears and laughter and give you hope to begin again.
Broken Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,220. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When a 96-year-old Polish man, Konstanty Dzier┼╝ek, asks Joy Mawby for English lessons, little does she think that he will take her on a journey through the twentieth century. Interwoven with Konstanty’s colourful memories of pre-war Russia and Poland are his own memoirs which record his adventures during and after the war.
The Anglo-French Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
As the sun rose on the 7th May 1429, Joan felt that her whole life had been in preparation for the epic event that was about to unfold. The day before, she had directed her confessor to stay close to her on the morrow, as blood would flow from her body.
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Biography of SP Malhotra
Price: Free! Words: 78,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / food industry
He became head of his family and business when he was only fifteen. Orphaned at nineteen, rendered homeless by Partition at twenty-one, Satpal Malhotra arrived in Pune at 8.30 pm on the 13th of November 1947. In three days time he had rented a shop, set up a business, and even made a profit.
Powered On
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Indigo River Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
Powered On is the true story of Sarah Churman's amazing transition from a life without natural hearing to a new world of sound. Nearly three decades after being born profoundly deaf, an advancement in technology allowed Sarah to hear the voices of her own children clearly for the very first time. In this deeply personal work, she reveals what it means to experience both sides of a disability.
Guarding bin Laden: My Life in Al-Qaeda
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Originally published in French, this well-reviewed 2010 memoir by Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard provides an unparalleled account of life in the heart of al-Qaeda in the run-up to 9/11. ‘Bin Laden’s former bodyguard delivers a breath-taking account’ Tele et Vous 15 September 2011 ‘An intriguing glimpse of life inside the al-Qa’ida chief’s lair’ Sunday Times 19 April 2010
Byron: The Impossible Hero
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
George Gordon, Lord Byron became famous because of a poem - then became notorious because of his private life. Those who have never read a line of his poetry think of him as a dashing lover whose mistresses included his half-sister, and half the women in Italy. This short biography follows him from London to Venice and on to his death fighting for freedom in Greece.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk
Price: $1.77 USD. Words: 30,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk recounts the author's early days on the San Francisco punk scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's.
Lemonade Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This meaningful biography—from the hand of a now-polished diamond in the rough—is nothing short of what all hopeful foreigners come to U.S. shores to achieve. Lloyd S. Daley has managed to overcome obstacles, resolve brutal memories, educate and hoist himself into a solid, contributing citizen. Lemonade Life is a tell-all of what it is really like growing up on the uneven playing field of life.