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Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol. 1
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Eurasians at the Grassroots - Vol.1 is a collection of short stories regarding Eurasians and the memories of Eurasians. Its purpose is to collect and publish stories as a collective work about Eurasians, by Eurasians and for Eurasians. There are stories about Eurasians contributed from Malaysia, Singapore, as well as from Australia, The Netherlands and USA.
Le secret de l'épine
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Romain a neuf ans lorsqu’un soir, à Belle-Île-en-Mer, son grand-père habituellement si distant lui dévoile la fierté de sa vie : il possède une épine de la Sainte Couronne de Jésus Christ. Ce n’est que quelques années plus tard que Romain, jeune adolescent un peu perdu ayant reçu l’épine en héritage, se pose les bonnes questions : est-ce une vraie ? Se moquait-il de moi ?
Land of my Ancestors
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
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Land of my Ancestors is a collection of poems inspired by the author's research into her farming and mining roots in Teesdale, Weardale and the Upper Pennine region of England. Voices found in documents, the landscape and scraps of memory are brought to life to weave together the threads of a family linked by love, loss, pain, hope and travel.
One If By Land, Two If By Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
How did your ancestors arrive in America? By land migration or across the sea? This book guides you through easy to follow instructions to discover your roots and avoid the pitfalls and dead ends that frustrate and halt even the most experienced genealogists. What are some of these secrets? Learn how to use the Internet to your advantage and how to pinpoint information that relates to you.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Surviving The New World -The Beginning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,770. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Beginning… RAVEN WILSON was about to turn sixteen when the world went mad. Suddenly life comes at her so fast that she can’t seem to keep up. Forced to move to a huge family bunker in the Tennessee hills, she and her family see neighbor turn against neighbor as the world economy crashes. Nothing surprises RAVEN more than when she finds love as the world falls apart around her.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
The Sapphire Pendant
Series: Clifton Sisters. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Jessie Clifton only wants one thing: The Sapphire Pendant, an heirloom her father sold years ago. When offered an opportunity to win the pendant back by charming an eligible bachelor, the hotheaded tomboy impulsively accepts. She soon regrets her decision when she learns that her target is Kenneth Preston, a man she's hated for years.
Every Picture Tells A Story ~ Book Two
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
A collection of short stories by Karin E. Tupper. There is magic in a photograph. Sometimes that magic speaks to me and I feel that I know the story it truly wishes to tell. These are some of those stories. I hope you'll see the spell that I did through my words...
George Washington Keefe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.