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Charles C. Ryrie: The Man, His Ministry, and His Method
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Systematic
Charles C. Ryrie is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century, and this book is dedicated to investigating his life and writings. It examines the formative years of Ryrie’s childhood, his education, and the influential figures in his life. It surveys the important roles in which Ryrie ministered, and concludes with a description of the theological method he employed.
A Florida Bird Dog ~ Rex
Price: $2.95 USD. (Free until June 10!) Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This short non-fiction eBook is a snapshot of the late 1920’s - 30’s in Florida through its Boom, Panic and Bust. It is entwined with a child’s love of a bird dog who loves to hunt quail. From a ruined Easter feast, brought on by the book's hero, Rex, to losing their home and starting over in the woods without running water, they faced each situation with a "can do" innovative attitude.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 $2.99 USD. (40% off until June 12!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Arctic Sven — Finding Ki
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a young EMT / school teacher who found inner harmony on the Appalachian Trail
Chemists Lead Such Interesting LIves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,160. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book follows the growth of Massey University through the eyes of a chemist and his colleagues. This is not a stolid ponderous account but through anecdotes focusses on the humour in a chemist’s life. There were fires and floods, chemistry demonstrations that go astray, squabbles over grades, robberies, and challenges as the age of the computer begins and above all else there are the people
Adventurers Against Their Will: Extraordinary World War II Stories of Survival, Escape, and Connection-Unlike Any Others
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
2013 Global Ebook Award Winner: Nonfiction Biography Sorting through her parents belongings after their deaths, Joanie Holzer Schirm discovered an extraordinary lost world. Hand-written on faded and brittle stationary, stamped by censors, were 400 letters from 78 correspondents-along with carbon copies of the letters her Czech father had sent to them during World War II. An unforgettable story!
Burning at Both Ends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of my short stories and the most popular of my blog posts, including My Tattoo, The Time I Knocked out Somebody's Teeth, and The Czech Girl Story.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Lester Levenson's Secret Comeback - Will I am
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Fiction » Inspirational
“Masters really help when you ask and Angels work upon request!” was Karin's revelation after having written complaint letters for years to a famous Indian sage. An answer never came, but years later her life was saved miraculously and a personal messenger sent to her. In her spiritual journal she describes these experiences and her amazing intuitive insights about two modern American masters.
We Stopped Forgetting: Stories from Sami Americans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by ČálliidLágádus/Authors’ Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
During the immigration period of 1880-1940 an unknown number of Sámi people (the indigenous people of Northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia) left Sápmi (Samiland; “Lapland”) for North America alongside Nordic peoples. The storytellers in this book give moving accounts of the history of their ancestors and tell their own stories of cultural revitalization.
The Courage to Rise Again: A Journey from Tears to Testimony
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 and represented by MMCC Forensic, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
The Courage to Rise Again is a riveting account of the life of artist Bertha Harris. This masterfully written book unveils struggles, laughter, relationships, secrets, and triumphs. No matter what we face, God is able to bring us through it and give us victory, regardless of how hard the tests and challenges. Illustrated with numerous photos and paintings from key times in her life.
The Biscuit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had walked about seventy five feet, when I came upon something in the middle of the median. There in the light from my flashlight was what appeared to be a human leg. The leg was from mid thigh on down to the foot. It was fully clothed with pants, sock and shoe. It looked like it had been surgically amputated. It looked fake so I had to touch it to be sure it wasn't a joke.
The Sins of Parents
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Otswakae Rampedi is a young man who has an incessant nagging feeling about his absent father. He wants to know who his father is, to discover his origin and know his ancestral lineage. But his mother is unrelenting and will not tell him her secret and his persistence on the matter drives a wedge between them.
Hope in the Valley
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Feb. 08, 2022!) Words: 18,120. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Hope in the Valley is a memoir written by Elizabeth Fischer and her husband, Kevin. At 26 years old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma cancer which flipped everything she knew upside down. From medical uncertainty to eternal promise, these pages are an intimate look at the life of Elizabeth and the Hope of Christ above everything the world could throw at her.
Jim Paul's What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / commodities, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
This is a Summary of Jim Paul and Brendan Moynihan’s What I Learned Losing a Million Dollars Jim Paul's meteoric rise took him from a small town in Northern Kentucky to governor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, yet he lost it all in one fatal attack of excessive economic hubris. Paul and Brendan Moynihan revisit the events and examine the psychological factors behind bad financial practices
The Return of Saturn
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
This is the story of Heinz and his journey through life. His travels will take him to five continents. Eventually settling in his dream destination Australia, he describes locations and everyday life in his new country. Work will take him to more locations around Australia and South East Asia, but personal problems make his life a misery. Finally, fate will take him to a new start in Thailand.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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...
Hanging By Threads: Part Two
Price: $4.99 $3.99 USD. (20% off until June 08!) Words: 51,800. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Hanging By Threads: Part Two (Volume II) is the amazing story of our blue water adventure. Containing tips and tricks for sailors, this is the story that the media never told the public.
Running With Ghosts: A Memoir of Surviving Childhood Cancer
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture
Author Matt Tullis reminds us that surviving childhood cancer can be a challenge as formidable as fighting for your life—and more enduring. As an adult,he began to be haunted by the memories of all the friends and caregivers he’d left behind on the cancer ward of Akron Children’s Hospital and decided to seek them out. A beautiful true story about friendship, loss and closure.
Robert "Big Bob" McCullough Al Capone Associate Illinois Horse Racing Official and Murderer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
"Big Bob" McCullough was questioned by Senate investigator George B. White at his plush Cedar Lake, Indiana residence. McCullough had admitted threatening crime expose' reporter William Drury. However he only went so far as admitting that someone had beaten him to killing Drury. McCullough lived a long life. He died in a Florida nursing home when he was 97. My book examines his criminal career.