Books tagged: stories based on actual happenings

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Tales and Conversations Vol 2
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 45,960. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
I hope these tales and conversations somehow, hold your attention for so long that they become longtime friends of yours.
Truckin' Up!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015 by Four Pawns Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Donna Carver gives us a funny and interesting look at the trucking industry and the trucker’s CB radio slang. From the passenger seat of a 'sure enough store bought large car', she's 'stylin and profilin', checking out the 'seat covers', watching the 'bushes for bears' as she gets the ride of her life.
Kiss The Handcuffs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Goodwill Phiri and André Jorge had no desire to share their hard-earned goods with the Authorities and the Border Guards. The route to avoid the snares of using the known border crossings leads them to the snares of the unknown shortcuts. Apparently, there’s more than one way of skinning a clumsy cat. Or is there?
Million Dollar Winner: Short Stories and Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
You are the pilot of a small plane who discovers his forest is cut down… You fight a cougar, yet have no wounds… You and your wife’s retirement home on a lonely west coast island is violated… You walk a historic wooden railway trestle with thousands… You’ve won the lottery -- Yee haw!
Grandpa Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
It all started one day, when BJ and Darrian giggled at me and made fun of how I started so many things that I said to them with the phrase, " When I was a boy .. ". But Grandpa Stories is not about being their grandpa so much as a collection of stories of how I was lucky enough to grow up to be their Grandpa. I have always loved great story telling and I hope you do as well
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.
A Fighter Pilot's Story: An Inspirational Journey from Failure to Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Mark LaVerdiere always had a goal. From his first trip into the air with his father as a young boy, he followed his dream of becoming a Fighter Pilot. Some dream of being a Fighter Pilot; a select few strive to become one. This book will strengthen you to move in the midst of challenges and encourage you to kick your fears to the rear and reach for the stars. Come along on the journey; be inspired
Haunted House in Singapore: My True Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Ghosts and spirits are thought to cross into the house through a road that leads traffic directly into the front entrance of a home. For years, I lived in such a house in Singapore and the stories I tell have happened and will continue to be bizarre for many including my encounter with a local vampire. Read on if you dare - I have lived through it all….
Writing Group Stories
Series: Stories Written at Pomona Writers Group, 2010 Stories. Price: Free! Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
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During 2010 I fell into a hole with my writing. A notice in a local magazine advertised the Pomona Writers Group which meets each Tuesday morning at Pomona Community House calling for new members. I decided to attend. These weekly meetings have become a Godsend for me to reignite my writing ambitions.
True Tails
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Winner of 6 National Book Awards, its the never-before-told story of a boy who discovers he can “hear” the thoughts of birds and animals—tiny insects to the largest living creatures today, whales—and “speak” back to them with his mind. Its “tails” describe the miracle that is life, as the animals’ clearly sentient behavior in response to him and as witnessed by others.