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Alexander Hamilton Biography: The Real Life of The Founding Father And Crafting The US Constitution
Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Alexander Hamilton was the architect of the US Constitution. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States a little more than two centuries ago. Hamilton was one of the public figures, along with George Washington, to craft and enforce the US Constitution, claiming independence from Great Britain. Hamilton's life is a subject to a lot of debates...
Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life. biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. In this groundbreaking work, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods.
The Morris-Jumel Mansion Anthology of Fantasy and Paranormal Fiction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
You’ll find 14 tales featuring the Mansion, and its inhabitants over close to 300 years, from the Revolutionary War through the time of Madame Jumel and Aaron Burr, to the present, and even beyond. This anthology features tales of romance, science fiction, mystery, historical fiction and time travel and the just plain supernatural. You’ll never see the Mansion the same way again after reading this
Twelve Worlds, One Book
Price: Free! Words: 40,520. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
This eBook is a collection of original student writing crafted by Ms. Amy Balogh's ESOL students at Chattahoochee High School during 2015-2016. This anthology reflects students' efforts in a yearlong writer's workshop integrated into their course. Genres include essays, poetry, short stories, microfiction, plays, memoirs, monologues, and speeches.
Massacre on Prospect Hill: The True Crime of Francis Lloyd Russell
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Hamilton, Ohio, was a notorious hide-out for Chicago gangsters in the era of Prohibition, and they brought with them vice and violence. The city's most horrific crime in that time had nothing to do with bootleg whiskey or fancy women, but with a hard-working bachelor trying to take care of his sick brother's family. He loved them so much, he would rather see them dead than homeless.
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
The Gas Fume Fugitive: The True Crime of Charlie King
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Late one fall night in 1929, the barber Charlie King opened the gas lines of his Hamilton, Ohio, home and left his five sons and wife sleeping in the deadly fumes, then hopped on a freight train heading north. In spite of a heroic effort by police and neighbors alike, Ethel King and four of her children died in the tragedy. It was a year before he would show up behind a barber chair 250 miles away
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy. The little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow and her behavior with the farmhand Harry Cowdry, who helped take care of his boss in his last days. When the coroner got wind of the scandal, he started the investigation.
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
West End Kid: Tales from the Forties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General
An imaginative collection of 9 short stories about a group of kids growing up in Hamilton, Ontario during World War Two. This coming of age collection captures the spirit of the times and reflects the age-old challenges facing every generation.