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Pat's Tavern
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
Finding Faith: The Historical Jesus in the Undisputed Paulines
Price: Free! Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Though its title may sound academic, this book is written for anyone wanting evidence for Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. This book presents the evidence for Jesus in a way that any reader can access. Whether you’ve lost your faith, or you’ve never had it, or even if you have faith but want to be more certain about it, this book will help you.
Ghost People Compendium
You set the price! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Some background and history about literal Ghost People. It does not cover the extreme stigma that seems to be associated with the topic but does give some practical applications and implications.
Through A Black Iris
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 153,270. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Following the Cairo to Cape Town route in a quest to see more of his continent and motherland, the author used public transport from the City of Pharaohs in Egypt to Cape Town and back up through the mountains of Lesotho and then home to Zimbabwe.
Various History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 149,350. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Greek
English translation of Aelian's "Various History" with updates and accompanying Greek text.
The Magna Carta Story: The Layman's Guide to the Great Charter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
The layman's guide to Magna Carta and a good story too. The relationships, arguments, bad behaviour, and civil war around the imposition of the Great Charter on King John, and what happened afterwards. Why is it considered so important after 800 years, and what did it actually say?
The Thin Place
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,190. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
A mysterious glen. An unsolved crime. An ancient terror. Retired professor Henry Newcombe is called in as a special witness when a man is found dead with Old Norse runes carved into his body. He soon finds himself investigating an ancient mystery with terrifying significance.
Curious Histories of Nice, France
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 26,870. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » European
Would you like to get more enjoyment from your stay in Nice? Are you curious about the events that shaped the character of this intriguing city by the sea? Yes? Then this book is for you. In it you will: • Meet Nice's unlikely heroine. • Follow the city's path to becoming French. • Find out why Queen Victoria travelled with a donkey. • Learn about traditions at the heart of Niçois culture.
International Conference on research Trends in Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Business and Management Studies: Conference Proceedings
Price: Free! Words: 96,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Presenters outline their work under the following main themes: psychology, pedagogy, business, history, philosophy, law, jurisprudence, sociology, environment sciences.
Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
What better way to really understand a region than by learning its history and listening to its stories? In this book, I’ll share with you some of the intriguing tales that I’ve discovered about that magical place known as Provence. From cicadas to dragons, and Nostradamus to Buffalo Bill, this book is filled with informative and entertaining stories about the south of Franc