Books tagged: biographical

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The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Solpadol
Price: Free! Words: 27,220. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Solpadol is a story about self-destruction, drug dependency and unrequieted love. Taking place over the course of a single day, Solpadol is another semi-confessional, semi-fictional piece of work that blurs the lines between fiction and reality. This time, love is the overwhelming theme of the narrative, with much of the day revolving around a single conversation.
Aussie Larrikins
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: Australian English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This is the first part of a 4 part series about the life of a larrikin Australian man. He grew up in a large, but poor Catholic family in a small town in central Victoria, Australia. Pete is the eldest of 5 boys and this story is about the true Aussie spirit and adventures.
El Rey Del Mar (The King of the Sea)
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fernando Alberto Ruiz, AKA El Rey del Mar, may have been the world's most famous (or infamous) drug lord. But even after a Hollywood film, not many know the true story of his wild life. The drugs. The violence. The mermaids. 2900 words.
Asylum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
In the Asylum are those desperately trying to seek self-identification. Looking inwards combining our unique chemistry with a world that we ourselves have defined. ’Asylum’ will take you on a poetic journey of my own introspection that expresses euphoria and depression. And sometimes something in between.
Encounters with Angels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
A collection of real encounters with real angels. The Lord wants people to know that He is a loving God and He will provide for them. • Meet Mercy, Joy, Felicia and others. • Discover Christmas angels and Warrior angels. • Learn more about angels Gabriel and Michael. • Enjoy their antics and different personalities.
Gentle Sweet Reminders
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2015 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
I am an activities coordinator in a beautiful care home in rural Dorset. This little book of poetry contains many trips down memory lane as well as touching on grief and the demon which is dementia. It is a roller coaster ride of emotions, memories and observations taken from my own journey through life. Grab your tissues, hold on tight and enjoy the trip!
BLACK DOG... A Marriage in Ashes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Susan and Tom had it all… Tom handsome, solid and successful; Susan beautiful, artistic, reckless and lovable but Susan was bipolar. Moving to Hong Kong, they left the black dog behind until Tom met OI Mei. Susan’s black dog jumped back onto her shoulders. Fatally. Stricken with guilt and grief Tom was desperate for forgiveness. But how can the dead forgive?
SILENCE in the PASTURE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Carmen grows up at their homestead with both the beauties and the harsh realities of farming. As Carmen matures into adolescence, she is faced with loss of her father that leaves her feeling vulnerable. When her mother dies, Carmen leaves to face a cruder and colder reality. Eventually at the age of eighteen when she is free and the world, at last feels hers to embrace.
The Queen and the Courtesan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Henriette d’Entragues isn’t satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France, she wants a crown too. All she has to do to achieve her ambition is to give Henry a son, and whatever it takes through intrigue and conspiracy to set him on the throne. But despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with Marie de Medici.