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The Emperor of Ice-Cream by Gary M. Almeter The Emperor of Ice-Cream by March 26, 2019 $4.99 86,570 words Sample 20%
In The Emperor of Ice-Cream, Gary recounts all the little moments - moments he never thought could or would be important - he had with Grandpa to try to understand who Grandpa was. He - with an astonishing blend of his signature humor and a reverence that only comes from a boy who loves his grandfather - then examines how his understanding of those moments has evolved after moving to the big citi
Canadian Memories - My First Motorcycle by Matt Chatelain Canadian Memories - My First Motorcycle by March 25, 2019 $0.99 9,640 words Sample 20%
My first motorcycle story embodies all manner of mishaps, idiocies, and notable events which happened during the two years that I owned a Kawasaki 350cc triple. It's hard to believe so many stupid things can have happened to me but they did. Even better, I survived, so now you can benefit from my (in)experience.
Luigie LoBue Yonkers Pizza Parlor Owner And Heroin Smuggler by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Luigie LoBue Yonkers Pizza Parlor Owner And Heroin Smuggler by March 25, 2019 $2.99 2,730 words Sample 5%
Luigi LoBue was a Genovese crime family member who's best-known as a smuggler of heroin into the U.S. LoBue and his associates were part of a large arrest made by federal agents and local police in 1961. Following their convictions they appealed to the U.S. District Court of Appeals in New York. Born in 1908, LoBue was linked to mobsters Vincent Mauro, Frank "Frankie the Bug" Caruso and others.
Stranger than Fiction: A Skeptic's Journey by C.E. Martin Stranger than Fiction: A Skeptic's Journey by March 25, 2019 $2.99 22,480 words Sample 20%
A lifetime of supernatural stories from a former investigator and USAF veteran.
Smuggling With Jesus by Hank Cooper Smuggling With Jesus by March 25, 2019 $7.99 58,830 words Sample 20%
Hank Cooper’s captivating story,based on true life events, will keep you on the edge and give you an inside view of the dark and dangerous world of drug smuggling and addiction. This honest account of his years spent on the wrong side of the law will work as both a cautionary tale and an interesting read for everyone.
Uganda God's Generals: The Pioneers by Eddie Sempala Uganda God's Generals: The Pioneers by March 24, 2019 $7.00 145,600 words Sample 9%
This book will inspire those with a desire to become missionaries.
The Last Train from Berlin by Christel Hoverkamp The Last Train from Berlin by March 23, 2019 $4.99 60,610 words Sample 20%
The Last Train from Berlin is an account of the life of Marianne Hofmann, born May 28th, 1917 in Berlin Germany during the height of World War l. Marianne struggled through World War ll finding employment for the German military, then an internment in a Russian prison camp. Marianne moved to New York City. She married, purchased a well-known delicatessen.
Does My Wall Have A Window?: Living a Hellish Nightmare with Undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder by Rev. Dr. Wayne Driver, CD., PhD Does My Wall Have A Window?: Living a Hellish Nightmare with Undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder by March 22, 2019 $8.95 125,500 words Sample 20%
One man's 'normal' may be another man's 'nighmare'. As if living with abusive parents wasn't bad enough, I was a sickly child who was bullied in the neighbourhood and at school while living a hellish nightmare with undiagnosed bipolar disorder. If you know anything about this disease, you know the rollercoaster ride it can take a person on...
Anthony Porcelli Genovese Soldier by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Anthony Porcelli Genovese Soldier by March 22, 2019 $2.99 2,430 words Sample 5%
Anthony Porcelli was one of eleven defendants convicted in Manhattan Federal Court in a smuggling conspiracy. Ring members were found guilty of smuggling more than $150 million of heroin into the United States. The syndicate was operative from the mid-1950s until the 1960s. In November 1991 Porcelli was serving time on a narcotics conspiracy charge. He was linked to an interstate gambling ring.
The Boy With Shoes: A Kenyan Childhood by Hillary Lisimba Ambani The Boy With Shoes: A Kenyan Childhood by March 22, 2019 $2.99 38,810 words Sample 20%
The Boy with Shoes is about life in the 1980s in Mbale, a small town in Western Kenya. Hillary Lisimba Ambani is growing up with a strict disciplinarian mother whom he calls Thatcher who beat the hell out of him for every infraction he did or did not commit. In The Boy with Shoes, Hillary tells us how it was to grow up in that era, a time that set pace for the 21st Century middleclass.
Linus Torvalds - Τα λόγια είναι εύκολα. Δείξε μου τον κώδικα. by Ανοικτή Βιβλιοθήκη Linus Torvalds - Τα λόγια είναι εύκολα. Δείξε μου τον κώδικα. by March 22, 2019 Free! 3,990 words
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The Chronicles of a Journey: And the Stories Along the Way by Ray A. Vincent The Chronicles of a Journey: And the Stories Along the Way by March 22, 2019 $9.77 181,230 words Sample 10%
The narrative non-fiction follows the author—from birth to age seventy-one. Born in a log cabin, in Mud Lake, QC. At age thirteen, the large family of twelve must relocate. They move to Sudbury, Ont. A stressful period of adjustment follows...
The story of Quickword by Rev. Mac. BSc. The story of Quickword by March 22, 2019 $1.99 3,950 words Sample 20%
My wife and I decided to produce a board game based on words, that we had designed. It really was the road less traveled by and this story tries to summarize the journey. There were wonderful moments and sad moments and in the end we had to accept defeat. We learned lots of things along the way, and even today it still stands as a good word game.
Alluring Words of Robert Frost : Robert Frost Quotes by Sreechinth C Alluring Words of Robert Frost : Robert Frost Quotes by March 21, 2019 $1.95 12,330 words Sample 20%
In the book ‘Alluring Words of Robert Frost’, we have the poetic words of this most quoted Nature’s poet.
My Mother's Last Journey by Paul Kariuki My Mother's Last Journey by March 20, 2019 $3.00 9,370 words Sample 20%
This is the first story in a campaign run by Tumaini Cancer Initiative, an organisation I founded, dubbed “Tell Your Story” that hopes to share untold cancer stories with the world. All proceeds from the sale of this book will go to facilitate other Kenyans to tell their untold Cancer stories of survivorship, treatment and loss on video and text media.
My Runaway Angel by Rev. Mac. BSc. My Runaway Angel by March 19, 2019 $1.99 2,690 words Sample 20%
This is the dramatized but true story of an old teacher who bumps into two runaway students in the weekend. In trying to find a solution and not lose track of the students, the teacher gets some time with the students, and with one in particular, begins to understand more of the circumstances that lead to the current situation. The teacher is left with considerable empathy for the student.
Theodore Roosevelt: The Inspirational Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt; Cowboy, Politician, and Creator of the Bully Pulpit by Patrick Bunker Theodore Roosevelt: The Inspirational Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt; Cowboy, Politician, and Creator of the Bully Pulpit by March 19, 2019 $3.99 5,160 words Sample 10%
Theodore Roosevelt The Inspirational Life Story of Theodore Roosevelt; Cowboy, Politician, and Creator of the Bully Pulpit By Patrick Bunker Theodore Roosevelt was the 25th President of the United States of America. This was only one of the many major accomplishments this man made in his productive life. The story of Roosevelt’s life has inspired many people to make great accomplishments...
Steve Jobs The Inspirational Life Story of Steve Jobs; Creator of Apple Computers, Technological Visionary, and Student of Enlightenment by Patrick Bunker Steve Jobs The Inspirational Life Story of Steve Jobs; Creator of Apple Computers, Technological Visionary, and Student of Enlightenment by March 19, 2019 $3.99 4,820 words Sample 10%
Steve Jobs The Inspirational Life Story of Steve Jobs; Creator of Apple Computers, Technological Visionary, and Student of Enlightenment By Patrick Bunker Everyone in the world knows who Steve Jobs is. He is one of the greatest people of our times. The man is unfortunately dead and gone, but the legend still lives on. This book was created to teach people about the life of this great man.
Stephanie Miller  Understanding the Life and Teachings of Stephanie Miller; Actress, Radio Personally, Political Activist, and American Patriot by Dr. Ruth Carr Stephanie Miller Understanding the Life and Teachings of Stephanie Miller; Actress, Radio Personally, Political Activist, and American Patriot by March 19, 2019 $3.99 7,810 words Sample 10%
Stephanie Miller Understanding the Life and Teachings of Stephanie Miller; Actress, Radio Personally, Political Activist, and American Patriot By Dr. Ruth Carr Stephanie Miller is a woman with many talents and impressive experiences. She is not only intelligent and sharp, but she also maintains an air of comedy and lightheartedness in all situations, no matter how bleak they may be.
Robert Gates: The Inspirational Life Story of Robert M. Gates; Boy Scout, Scholar, Secretary of State, and One of Americas Most Influential Leaders by Patrick Bunker Robert Gates: The Inspirational Life Story of Robert M. Gates; Boy Scout, Scholar, Secretary of State, and One of Americas Most Influential Leaders by March 19, 2019 $3.99 7,230 words Sample 10%
Robert Gates The Inspirational Life Story of Robert M. Gates; Boy Scout, Scholar, Secretary of State, and One of Americas Most Influential Leaders By Patrick Bunker Robert Gates is a very influential American leader who has held a multitude of important responsibilities throughout his life. He possesses the ability to excel in any area that he applies his focus to
Cruising Beyond Our Dreams by Donald McClintock Cruising Beyond Our Dreams by March 19, 2019 $9.99 105,430 words Sample 20%
In January 1974 Donald McClintock decided to build a sail boat and sail to the Caribbean. His plan was to build a vessel over a five year period, then take a 5-year early retirement to cruise in a place of Endless Summer.
Joseph Ragone Genovese Soldier by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Joseph Ragone Genovese Soldier by March 19, 2019 $2.99 2,650 words Sample 5%
Joseph Ragone was part of an intricate narcotics/heroin operation that flourished in metropolitan New York in the mid-1950s. Ragone associates, i.e. Frank Borelli, Angelo DeGeorge, etc., continued their narcotics syndicate activities into the early 1960s. In April 1951 Ragone was also linked to a bookmaking network in Yonkers. A huge stash of drugs was discovered in a Long Island City apartment.
Nelson Mandela The Inspirational Life Story of Nelson Mandela; Law Student, Revolutionary, and President of A Unified South Africa by Patrick Bunker Nelson Mandela The Inspirational Life Story of Nelson Mandela; Law Student, Revolutionary, and President of A Unified South Africa by March 19, 2019 $3.99 7,090 words Sample 10%
Nelson Mandela The Inspirational Life Story of Nelson Mandela; Law Student, Revolutionary, and President of A Unified South Africa By Patrick Bunker Nelson Mandela is one of the greatest larders to ever walk this earth. He has taught the world many important lessons and even though he is dead, his life will be remembered for years to come.
Monuments Men Rose Valland by Patrick Bunker Monuments Men Rose Valland by March 19, 2019 $3.99 7,270 words Sample 10%
Monuments Men Rose Valland By Patrick Bunker Rose Valland was an ordinary French citizen whose actions made an extraordinary impact during World War 2. Rose was a member of The French Resistance, but her acts of fearless bravery made a positive effect on countries all over the world. This is the story of an ordinary woman who proved that one person can make an enormous difference
The Monuments Men George Stout by Patrick Bunker The Monuments Men George Stout by March 19, 2019 $3.99 7,340 words Sample 10%
The Monuments Men George Stout By Patrick Bunker George Stout was born in Winterset, Iowa on October 5, 1897. Winterset is located in the south western region of Iowa and it is a destination that contains some historical significance. There are many landmarks that are over 100 years old in Winterset and it is also the birthplace of the famous western actor John Wayne.
The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World by Damon West The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World by March 19, 2019 $9.99 105,350 words Sample 20%
The true story of a well-raised kid, a three-year starting quarterback, a young person filled with potential…until a shocking addiction took hold.
Some Topics in Immigration, Refugees and Exchange Programs Applications by Dr. Hidaia Alassouli Some Topics in Immigration, Refugees and Exchange Programs Applications by March 17, 2019 $15.00 7,730 words Sample 20%
This report covers some topics in immigration, refugees and exchange programs applications as it is important topic nowadays and people needs more clear idea among all confusing information published in internet.
I was born at a very young age by Bob Francis I was born at a very young age by March 17, 2019 $2.99 197,980 words Sample 20%
This is, as far as I'm concerned, a true account of my life, growing up in a small town in south-east England. I’m no saint and I regret that I’ve hurt people in my life, not least of all myself by being a complete idiot at times, but I like to think I’ve learned something, even if it was the hard way. It’s been a rough ride but I have had some fun. Bob Francis. March 2019.
Genovese Soldier Salvatore Maneri And Lucky Luciano's International Narcotics Syndicate by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Genovese Soldier Salvatore Maneri And Lucky Luciano's International Narcotics Syndicate by March 16, 2019 $2.99 2,350 words Sample 5%
Salvatore Maneri was a career criminal who was heavily involved in the narcotics ring masterminded by Charles "Lucky" Luciano. The organization flourished multi-nationally in the late 1950s before it was broken up in 1960. Maneri was a soldier in the Mafia, a close associate of both Genovese and Lucchese operatives. His closest mob cronies were Vincent Mauro and Frank "Frankie the Bug" Caruso.
The Least Likely Criminal by Panoply Publishing, LLC The Least Likely Criminal by March 15, 2019 $6.99 52,760 words Sample 15%
What would compel a devoted Mormon mother of three and wife of a high-profile criminal prosecutor to deliberately and repeatedly break the law? When Cindy McDonald learned that marijuana was the only thing that would help her son, she had to make a decision no parent should have to make: to illegally obtain the cannabis that would save her son's life.
Craving Normal: An Ordinary Life Veers Off Track...Way Off by Michele Miles Gardiner Craving Normal: An Ordinary Life Veers Off Track...Way Off by March 15, 2019 $7.99 56,400 words Sample 5%
Living in a rock hut on a nude beach. Staying in a religious commune. Facing an angry man with a gun. Riding camels. Hiding freaky health food lunches from lucky Twinkie eaters. Michele didn’t experience these things living in the suburbs of San Francisco. Then came the counterculture revolution. Her entire life changed.
Relative Man: the Music of Ionel Petroi, in conversation with Ivanka Stoïanova by Ionel Petroi Relative Man: the Music of Ionel Petroi, in conversation with Ivanka Stoïanova by March 15, 2019 $5.99 18,550 words Sample 8%
Born in Yugoslavia into an ethnic Romanian family, raised in Serbia, groomed in the Paris music circle before relocating to New York, if anything, provide a strong metaphor for Ionel Petroi's "Musique Relative." What came first the relative identity or the music? I
Selections from Across Two Novembers: A Bibliographic Year by David L. Faucheux Selections from Across Two Novembers: A Bibliographic Year by March 15, 2019 $3.99 64,210 words Sample 20%
A masterful abridgement of the 2017 Across Two Novembers, this book preserves the erudition, poignancy, and occasional quirkiness of the original. It cuts out the lengthy bibliography and some of the daily journal entries, but one is never left wondering what might be missing when a day is skipped. Mentions and fine reviews of dozens of books share the stage with the more personal details.
Mike Tyson by Patrick Bunker Mike Tyson by March 15, 2019 $3.99 6,570 words Sample 10%
Mike Tyson The Inspirational Life Story of Iron Mike Tyson; World Championship Boxer, Entertainer, Father, and Teacher By Patrick Bunker Mike Tyson became famous in the boxing world in the 1980’s and then became a world famous celebrity in the 1990’s. He is one of the greatest boxers to ever live and he is also a very unique athlete. Many people are aware about the battles Mike has fought...
LeBron James by Patrick Bunker LeBron James by March 14, 2019 $3.99 4,240 words Sample 10%
LeBron James The Inspirational Story of the Basketball Career and Life of LeBron James By Patrick Bunker In the history of professional basketball there have only been a few players that could be considered as superstars. When people think about the superstars of basketball, they think about Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Magic Johnson.
Adventures of A Country Boy In the City: A Memoir by Oluwole Komolafe Adventures of A Country Boy In the City: A Memoir by March 14, 2019 $2.99 161,460 words Sample 15%
ADVENTURES OF A COUNTRY BOY IN THE CITY: A MEMOIR chronicles the life of Oluwole Komolafe, a boy from a small African village who goes on to become quite an accomplished man. His journey is an inspiring one, with plenty of good messages from which potential audience members could learn many things.
Johnny Carson by Patrick Bunker Johnny Carson by March 14, 2019 $3.99 5,800 words Sample 10%
Johnny Carson The Inspirational Life Story of Johnny Carson; Comedian, Magician, and King of the Late Night Talk Show By Patrick Bunker During the short history of television there has only been one man who will be remembered as being king of the late night talk show. This man’s name was Johnny Carson and he was best remembered for his role as the host of “The Tonight Show"
John Cleese by Patrick Bunker John Cleese by March 14, 2019 $3.99 7,810 words Sample 10%
John Cleese The Inspirational Life Story of John Cleese; Comedian, Public Speaker, and The Movie Star Who Helped Introduce Monty Python to the World By Patrick Bunker John Cleese was born on October 27th, 1939 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England. He was the only child of Muriel and Reginald Francis Cleese. His parents earned a modest living. His father worked as an insurance salesman
Willie Robertson by Patrick Bunker Willie Robertson by March 13, 2019 $3.99 7,290 words Sample 10%
Willie Robertson The Inspirational Life Story of Willie Robertson; Duck Commander CEO, Reality Television Star, and National Role Model By Patrick Bunker Ever since Willie Robertson put out his first hunting videos, the world wanted to learn more about the man’s life. The world’s wish was granted when Duck Dynasty began to air on the A & E Network.
Si Robertson by Patrick Bunker Si Robertson by March 13, 2019 $3.99 6,470 words Sample 10%
Si Robertson The Inspirational Life Story and Hilarious Adventures of Si Robertson; Duck Dynasty Star, Family Man, and American Military Veteran By Patrick Bunker Si Robertson has made many significant accomplishments during his long life. He proudly served The United States of America in the Vietnam War before perusing a career in The United States Armed Forces.
Phil Robertson by Patrick Bunker Phil Robertson by March 13, 2019 $3.99 7,850 words Sample 10%
Phil Robertson The Inspirational Life Story and Hilarious Adventures of Phil Robertson; Football Legend, Duck Dynasty Star, and Creator of Duck Commander Inc. By Patrick Bunker Phil Robertson is an extraordinary American who enjoys hunting and spending time with his family. Phil has many talents and he has found success in a diverse range of different areas in life.
Jase Robertson by Patrick Bunker Jase Robertson by March 13, 2019 $3.99 7,140 words Sample 10%
Jase Robertson The Inspirational Life story and Hilarious Adventures of Jase Robertson; Duck Commander COO, Faithful Family Man, and Creator of the Triple Threat Duck Call By Patrick Bunker Duck Dynasty has become a cultural phenomenon in America in addition to a wide range of other countries across the world in a relatively short amount of time. Jase Robertson is a star of Duck Dynasyt
The Winds of Time: An Analytical Study of the Titans who Shaped Western Civilization by Rich DiSilvio The Winds of Time: An Analytical Study of the Titans who Shaped Western Civilization by March 13, 2019 $6.99 255,640 words
"The Winds of Time" is a historical tour-de-force of Western Civilization by Rich DiSilvio. With masterful style, DiSilvio paints a fascinating historical canvas with the flare of a consummate artist. Key figures and the primary cultures that shaped the Western world are candidly analyzed, revealing both the dark and luminous sides of mankind. Written "From and For a New American Perspective."
Angelo Loicano Lucchese Mob Figure by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr Angelo Loicano Lucchese Mob Figure by March 13, 2019 $2.99 2,560 words Sample 5%
Angelo Loicano was a former helper in the construction industry. He was also a member of the Young Mafia or Black Hand. Eventually Loicano's East Harlem gang did as much as $2,000,000 per year in illicit drug sales. By 1946 one of its ringleaders sold as much as $140,000 in only two months time. Loicano and six associates were arrested on Long Island in 1958. It was the US' largest drug syndicate.
Geronimo by Patrick Bunker Geronimo by March 13, 2019 $3.99 7,850 words Sample 10%
Geronimo The Inspirational Life Story of Geronimo; Warrior, Leader, Intellect, American Patriot, and Historical Native American By Patrick Bunker “Once I moved around like the wind. Now I surrender to you and that is all.” Geronimo’s words of March, 1886, spoken in Mexico to General George Crook were intended to end approximately twenty-six years of savage warfare
General Patton by Patrick Bunker General Patton by March 13, 2019 $3.99 7,860 words Sample 10%
General Patton The Inspirational Life Story of General George Smith Patton Jr.; Strategist, Olympian, Soldier, and American Patriot By Patrick Bunker No one is remembered quite like General Patton for their strength, ferocious determination, skill, severity, and leadership. With a near lifetime in the military with unmatchable experience
Bill O'Reilly by Patrick Bunker Bill O'Reilly by March 13, 2019 $3.99 8,120 words Sample 10%
The Inspirational Life Story of Bill O’Reilly; Reporter, Author, and One of America’s Most Well Known Patriots By Patrick Bunker After his time spent at Harvard, O'Reilly was hired by Roger Ailes who was the chairman and CEO of the Fox News Channel. Ailes hired O'Reilly to be the anchor on 'The O'Reilly Report' in October of 1996. The show was later renamed 'The O'Reilly Factor' after a friend
Bill Gates by Patrick Bunker Bill Gates by March 12, 2019 $3.99 4,580 words Sample 10%
The Inspirational Life Story of Bill Gates; Businessman, Inventor, and the World’s Most Remarkable Philanthropist By Patrick Bunker Since the early 1990’s Bill Gates has been responsible for some of the most important advancements in the evolution of humanity. His business functions have produced some of the greatest technological advancements
Ben Carson by Patrick Bunker Ben Carson by March 12, 2019 $3.99 7,900 words Sample 10%
The Inspirational Life Story of Ben Carson M.D.; Doctor, Humanitarian, and One of Americas Top Political Leadership Figures By Patrick Bunker Life is a twisted event. Sometimes, the hand a person is dealt can truly bring a person to their knees and deny them the pleasures of seeing blue skies and rainbows. For some, that denial fills their bellies with a raging fire
The Eternal Spring A Simple Amazing Life by Sai Bhaskar Reddy Nakka The Eternal Spring A Simple Amazing Life by March 12, 2019 Free! 22,150 words Read a sample
The Eternal Spring is a reminiscence of a simply amazing life. Interesting to read and capture the life of a middle-class family. One life is worth, the experiences and memories extend one's life into an eternal spring.