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Book: Eva Gore Booth, The Other Sister - The Remarkable Sybling of Constance Markievicz by Brighid O'Sullivan
Why would a wealthy Anglo/Irish woman choose to leave the splendor of her large exquisite family home nestled in the lush green hills of Ireland, her own private gardens, and a fairy tale palace where everyone loved her, to live in the slums of Manchester? By the late 19th century, Europe was not only a battlefield, but living conditions of many European cities were only slightly better to those [...]
 
Book: Assata Shakur - A 20th Century Escaped Slave by Barbara Casey
In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal [...]
 
Book: Living the Velvet Revolution by Sunny Lockwood
Czechoslovakia's 1989 Velvet Revolution overturned its communist government within days. Learn about that dramatic political upheaval from the people involved with it. Defiant students, cautious parents and a world-weary dissident reveal what revolution feels like to those who help make it. Vivid yet sensitive writing brings the inside story alive and reveals fascinating behind-the-scenes details.
 
Book: Letters to Ethan by Sharon F. Svitak
"Sharon Svitak, a native San Franciscan, mother of two grown children, and recently widowed, began writing letters to her grandson, Ethan, to work her way through the painful loss of her husband. But what began as an outlet for her grief became a project to pass on to her heirs some of the good memories of her thirty-four year marriage. A published writer of articles and essays, Letters to Ethan: [...]
 
Book: From Barren Rocks...To Living Stones by Jon Magee
From Scotland to East Anglia and internationally in Australia and America all ages are riveted by this story. The unique style of using the journey back to England as a frame to tell the deeper story is proving to be a great enticement to those of East Anglia as their acts of kindness are revealed. Helen Eadie, Member of the Scottish Parliament, writes in the forward "Jon . . . provides insight [...]
 
Book: Forebears by John Needham
When Jay Harding is given his grandmother June's diary after her death he discovers a vivid picture depicting one Englishwoman's life from childhood during the dark times of wartime Britain up to the present day. But he's already learned dark secrets. Prior to her passing his grandmother had told him the story of her forebears beginning in the early optimistic years of the twentieth century, [...]
 
Book: Loretta Summer - Summer Reads Collection by Catie Hayes
1950, in the summer heat, Loretta arrives in a small town with a suitcase full of money and her divorce papers. Immediately she is mistaken for a small time Hollywood actress, Alice. Handsome cattle rancher Beau Denehy catches her eye. But what man would want a woman like her, with a past that Loretta can't seem to shake? Climb into her Chevrolet with the window down and enjoy the ride through to [...]
 
Book: The Left-Handed God by I. J. Parker
During the battle of Freiberg 1763, an officer falls. The dying man begs young Ensign Franz von Langdorff to deliver a letter to his father, but Franz, subsequently severely wounded himself, returns home a cripple, unable to honor this promise or support his impoverished family. The letter, however, holds a deadly secret, and someone is willing to kill for it. Before the debt of honor can be [...]
 
Book: Hitty and Her Next Hundred Years by Jody Provost
See the 1930s through the eyes of Hitty, a little wooden doll who experiences an amazing array of adventure and historical events as she lives with characters from all walks of life in this book. Find an underground hot spring; survive an earthquake; even meet a mythical (or is he?) legend! Simplicity and storytelling at its best, this book will make you laugh, make you cry, and want to know more [...]
 
Book: Infiltration (A Relative Invasion, Book 2) - Two boys, one family, a world at war by Rosalind Minett
The invasion intensifies . . . In 1940 London, the blitz forces the Wilson family into evacuation. Billy has been evacuated before but this time his manipulative cousin Kenneth comes too. Although they're separately billeted, a family tragedy brings a new threat to Billy's territory from Kenneth. This time it's one that will affect both of them, permanently. The image of the secretly seen Cossack [...]
 
Book: Desert Ramblings - Arid Ebbs of Consciousness by Kit Clayton
If you have ever desired to stand at the peak of a mountain, and feel the power of Earth whispering to you, this anthology is for you. If you have ever felt a soft breeze which evoked you being able to see messages being blown by, these poems will have meaning for you. Spaces and places have deeper universal meaning, and by opening our soul and allowing it to look and listen, and then to see and [...]
 
Book: The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: Pretty Words - from a tale-spinner's heart by Harlow Clark
A deep and thoughtful collection of poems and two essays written over the course of three years about life, love, and the random and sometimes poetic thoughts that float through my brain. I'm a storyteller at heart, and I don't consider what I've written any more than flinging together pretty words in hopes that I'd hit a few heart strings and touch someone's life for the better. These poems are [...]
 
Book: The Age of the Female - A Thousand Years of Yin by Richard Andrew King
The Age of the Female: A Thousand Years of Yin highlights the profound and extraordinary ascent of the female in the modern world, placing her center stage in the global spotlight as presidents and leaders of nations, titans of industry, corporate executives, military generals, media magnets, doctors, lawyers and a whole host of other prestigious titles normally associated with the male. Why has [...]
 
Book: The Garden on Sunset (Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels Book 1) by Martin Turnbull
Have you ever wanted to climb into a time machine and visit Hollywood during its heyday? Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the [...]
 
Book: Critical Failures in Europe - A tale of survival in Paris, and when everything goes wrong on the road by Tom Meitner
This is the fifth book in the "2-Hour Upgrade" series - designed to give you practical, actionable advice to improve your life quickly and easily. The middle of the night. Beauvais, France. No way out, and zero knowledge of the French language. This is where my wife and I were in October 2012. We had spent two weeks on the road, and our time in Paris had come to an end Or did it? With one simple [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to ELLIS ISLAND (Volume 6) by Barbara Ann Mojica
A journey begins with leaving one place and venturing forth toward a new one. Millions of immigrants left their homelands in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to seek the promise of a better future in America. Why did they abandon their homeland? Some fled from political oppression or slavery, others sought work or the possibility of acquiring land to farm. Those who entered the Great Hall [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum (Volume 5) by Barbara Ann Mojica
Where can you explore life on a submarine, an aircraft carrier, and outer space all in one place? At the INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum, visitors can watch war movies, view actual WW II planes, and explore the Growler nuclear submarine. The USS Intrepid served: in WW II, the Vietnam War, during the height of the Cold War, and as FBI headquarters for the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. [...]
 
Book: First Century Close-ups by Roger Penney
Stories based on incidents or characters described in the Gospel narratives of the New Testament in a style which gives the reader a clearer awareness of what was happening and a deeper understanding of the people involved. In particular they help the reader to see Jesus with greater vividness than ever before.
 
Book: More First Century Close Ups by Roger Penney
Short stories based in first century Palestine during the Roman occupation. People and events concerning the life and work of the Lord Jesus. Insights into the characters and personalities of people at that time, from High Priests to brigands, citizens, peasants, fishermen and soldiers. Historical fiction - not your usual Bible stories.
 
Book: Mollie's War - The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe by Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, Cyndee Schaffer and Jennifer G. Mathers
The 150,000 women who served in the Women's Army Corps are now seen as the undersung heroes of the Second World War. This memoir describes the life of a WAC enlistee who would serve in England when it came under attack, France immediately after the Allied invasion, and Germany after VE Day. From her experience in basic training in Daytona Beach to the climactic moment when she saw the Statue of [...]
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: The Game Changers - How To Date Men In The 21st Century by Dahmenah M. and Charyn Gant
This book gives you 12 GAME CHANGERS that gives you tips on How to Date Men and helps you improve your self-esteem, dating life, femininity and how not to let men hurt your feelings. Also, how the small things you do while dating makes all the difference if you're looking for love. You may think you know How to Date Men but if you haven't dated for awhile it's time to try something new. "This [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Growing up in Honolulu with the Pacific Ocean as his backyard, Duke Kahanamoku learned to swim and surf at a young age. By his early twenties, Duke's lightning-fast swimming won him a place on the 1912 United States Olympic team and a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle race. Over the years Duke struggled with racism and financial troubles, but by the end of his twenty-year Olympic career, he [...]
 
Book: Claimed by the Vampire King - Complete: A Vampire Paranormal Romance - Tale of the Century Bride by Susan G Charles
This 2 book, historical vampire romance series contains some violence with sexual situations. Recommended for ages sixteen and up. Contains loads of action, romance, and drama too... Are you looking for a new kind of vampire paranormal romance with a strong feminine hero? A coming of age paranormal romance thriller? A new adult romance set in a historical background? Then definitely read on. In [...]
 
Book: The Boy Who Kissed The Sky by David Haynes
George Roberts believes that when he was nearly four years old he flew; not in an airplane, helicopter or other man made device and not exactly like a bird but he flew nonetheless. Join him sixteen years later as he takes a road trip across Europe to find the only person who can help him do it again the only problem is, that person has been dead for three hundred years. Humour, love and kismet [...]
 
Book: Trusting Desire (Gilded Passions Book 1) by Alice Langdon
What if the one thing that could save you -- was the thing you feared most? Naive, destitute and alone, Ellie Baker's world crumbles when she's kidnapped and forced into a brothel to repay her father's mistakes. Betrayed to the core, Ellie vows to never trust another man even Gabriel Peterson, her favorite childhood friend. Gabriel can't get past his mother's brutal murder. Drinking, gambling and [...]
 
Book: SNAP - The World Unfolds by Michele Drier
SNAP, a multinational celeb TV show and magazine, is the holy grail for Maxie Gwenoch. When she snags the job as managing editor, she's looking for fame, fortune and Jimmy Choos. What she finds is a media empire owned by Baron Kandesky and his family. A family of vampires. They're European, urbane, wealthy and mesmerizing. And when she meets Jean-Louis, vampire and co-worker, she's a goner. The [...]
 
Book: Through the Baltic Looking-Glass by Lara Biyuts
Steampunk. Edwardian mystery. Set in Europe in 1912, the novel "Through the Baltic Looking-Glass" is written in the form of travel notes by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. A Stenbock-like figure, by his origin and his dabbling in literature, Oscar Graf is much hotter, more active and pragmatic than Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) whom he was friend with, [...]
 
Book: Romantic Road by Blair McDowell
When Lacy Telchev buries her husband she finds herself in treacherous waters. Igor, much older than Lacy, had secrets. Suddenly, Lacy is being chased across Europe by men who believe she can lead them to those secrets. Evading her pursuers with the aid of a chance acquaintance, the handsome and mysterious Max Petersen, Lacy travels across Germany, Austria and Hungary, to a shattering discovery in [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: Voyagers by Philip Spires
Voyagers is a set of short stories loosely based on a theme of travel. In Brunei, a teacher discovers his future, while an Australian couple are initiated into a new culture. Memories of Vietnam come all the way home, while an aid worker in Sri Lanka seeks advice. A cultural tour of Italy turns on aesthetics and a dream journey to Turkey becomes less than wondrous. In the old Yugoslavia, a group [...]
 
Book: The Red Serpent by Larry Merris
It was Jean Marchaud's dogged persistence that got him into trouble more than any other trait. Persistence turns into obsession when his world is shattered by unspeakable tragedy, his sense of well-being shaken to the core by unexplained events and a force so invasive it has tainted every level of government, business, and religion worldwide. Now a race to stop the bloodletting begins. In bizarre [...]
 
Book: The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell
'I chanced upon a novel I read as a child. Re-reading The Year of the Horsetails by R. F. Tapsell (1967), I realized where my interest in nomadic warfare began and, with Bardiya - Tapsell s siege-engineer, outsider hero - something of the origins of Ballista. Tapsell was a superb historical novelist, and some enterprising publisher should put his works back in print for a new generation. Set in [...]
 
Book: The Seeds of Time - Book 1 of The Crossing by Faith Mortimer
Englishman, Richard Barker, has everything he needs - a beautiful yacht, plenty of money and an exciting occupation. When disaster strikes he is shattered, and struggles to come to terms with his feelings of guilt and grief. At his darkest hour, help arrives from two unexpected and completely opposite sources. Into his life walk beautiful, serene Sorrel and the tempestuous and wilful Miranda. [...]
 
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