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Angels & Skunks: Highlights From the Life of Michele Roby Eastman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Michele, born 2-2-1970, grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana with her sister and two brothers. Though born last she quickly maneuvered her way to a position of power at the head of the family. It was NOT a hostile takeover. This story is witness to the life she loved, a remembrance of childhood stories, growing up in middle America in the 70s-80s, and a reflection of the many legacies she left behind.
Jack the Ripper: The 1888 London East End Serial Killer
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Ripper’s murderous serial killings must certainly go down in the history books as one of the great unsolved mysteries of all time. Therefore, anyone that thinks he can do better than the police of the time or the numerous writers after, read on and put your ability to the test and see if you can close the book on the infamous Whitechapel murders to your satisfaction.
Buried But Not Yet Dead: The Vampire Myth
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
It is largely from Romania that vampirism as we know it originates. Long standing folklore fueled largely by superstition therefore created the first vampire beliefs. The 2nd development in vampirism was through the efforts of the Roman Catholic Church. Then came the literary vampire where the focus became not to frighten people to death but to entertain them.
Shattered Dreams - The True Story of A Young Woman Too Young To Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 117,290. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Shattered Dreams is a true story of one young womans heartbreak when told that she had just months to live due to complications giving birth to her baby boy.
Celestial Girl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is a Life Mystery, based on the life of a girl named Annie.Her life begins when she is transported throughout the stars and enters her mother's womb just before the start of the birthing process.She grows up throughout the traumas of World War 2,and has a few narrow escapes during this time. She meets and is seduced by an older man when she is only 16. A dream reveals she is a living Angel.
Nerves of Steel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,640. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story about my mother, Dr. Shi Ming Hu, and her extraor-dinary journey from China to America, her heartbreaking separation from her husband and family, her lonely days of struggle, her re-markable accomplishments, and a profound love for her children and friends that transcended time and space.
Easy - Stories From An Effortlessly Created Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Consider the possibility that everything is much, much, much easier than it seems... Easy is a series of stories from the life of the author, Jennifer Manson, describing her effortless path to living her dreams. Told with wit and humour, the lessons encapsulated here can be applied with ease and success in any life.
China: Don't Go There Until...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
If you are thinking of going to China to teach or travel then don’t – not until you have read this book. The book may entice you to go or it may persuade you to stay. Either way if you are interested in China and wish to advance far beyond the tourist guide view, then read this book.
When Rupert Murdoch Came to Tea: A Memoir
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,900. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Wayzgoose Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Essay » Author profile
This is acclaimed linguist and author David Nunan’s fascinating account of growing up in the Australian outback in the 1950s and 1960s. (Publisher’s note: Spellings and vocabulary are Australian English; a glossary of terms that may be unfamiliar to North Americans is provided at the back of the book.)
Broken Family Bonds: Poems and Stories from Victims of Parental Alienation, 2nd Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,260. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Divorce and children, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Parental Alienation is a form of psychological abuse/domestic violence, where one adult deliberately destroys the relationship between the children and the other parent or grandparent. This book is dedicated to all the families who suffer from the abuse of Parental Alienation. The stories are real. The poems are real. The hurt and anger are real.
Alexander & Anna
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 47,810. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
the factual biography of a 19th century new zealand pioneer farmer, his immigrant parents, and three children from his marriage to a radical swedish christian. business success, mystery, murder, war, tragedy, & treachery all feature.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
Faces of War: Iraq, the Road to Heaven or Hell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
One young American soldier, a Mortuary Affairs specialist, went to Iraq to bring home fallen soldiers and almost ended up a fallen warrior himself. This is the true story of Michael Foster, his team, and their time spent on the battlefield and in the mortuary retrieving and processing the corpses of allies and hostiles, strangers and friends -- and it is the story of those who can no longer speak.
One Moment: A Memoir of Loss, Stillbirth, Faith, and Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,730. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
"One Moment" chronicles the author’s experience with sudden loss in her personal life and inside her classroom. It is also her memoir of growing up in West Virginia, daughter to a working single mother for part of her life. Clearly, it is the loss of her granddaughter to stillbirth that dominates this memoir and helps inform the public about a little known epidemic.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol I:The "Big Jim" Colosimo Era
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Jim Colosimo began the 1890s as a newsboy, bootblack, and a thief. After becoming a skilled pickpocket at 18, Colosimo acquired a “stable” of girls and became a pimp and before long owned a string of 100 bordellos, gambling joints, and opium dens. He was now king of the Levee pimps and led them in their war against the Chicago's Morals' Squad. Here is his story.
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Letters Home: The Story of an Air Force Wife
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
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In the 1970's, Glenda met the love of her life, Michael, a Sgt. in the Air Force. She left her family and all that was familiar to follow him to Italy where they married. During the next eight years, they were sent to Italy and Germany where their lives were filled with adventure, travel, hardships, and homesickness as they experienced the magic of Europe together.
Searching for Walter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Walter Bloy, an ex-merchant navy officer, died in 1947 shortly before his son Stephen's second birthday. It was only in 2009, after seeing a television documentary about the role of the Merchant Navy in the North Atlantic convoys of World War 2 that Stephen was inspired to research and write his father's story.