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Rating: 5.00 / 5
29 reviews

There's a LION Under My Bed: A Life of Adventure and Intrigue (Quinn Matthewson Biography Books Book 1)

by Quinn Matthewson

REVIEW: Fascinating and incredible biography from a cross between James Bond, Louis Leakey, Columbo and Indiana Jones.

Behind the scenes - exploration, the remote world, crime, secret agents, tribes, rebel wars and more!
At age 21, Quinn Matthewson was the youngest member in history of the Adventurer's Club of Chicago and a distinguished military graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Follow Quinn on his adventures across the globe, and behind closed doors. Amazing stories, unbelievable situations, incredible peril - yet he lived to tell the tale

For a sneak peak at this great biography, click the cover of "There's a LION Under My Bed - Book 1...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies
Size: 312 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 05 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
11 reviews

An American Adviser in Vietnam: My Story

by Lt. Col. (Ret) Joe A. Putnam

In 1967, Joe Putnam, fresh out of officer training school, is shipped overseas to Vietnam as part of President Johnson’s American Adviser program. Putnam would be one of the American soldiers advising the South Vietnamese Army on how to conduct a war against the North Vietnamese Army and their allies in the south, the Viet Cong. This plan would supposedly keep the Communists at bay without actually getting the U.S. into full-fledged war in Southeast Asia.In his military memoir, now retired Lt. Col. Joe A. Putnam perfectly captures the action, the people, the battles, and of course the mixed feelings of a young man far away from home in a foreign land.Most of all, even now, Putnam wonders why he survived numerous harrowing episodes when others did not....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 238 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 02 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
10 reviews

George Washington: A Captivating Guide to an American Founding Father Who Served as the First President of the United States of America

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating Life of George WashingtonFree History BONUS Inside!One day at Mount Vernon, a young boy climbed into a window, fell, and hurt himself. George Washington, who had advanced rheumatism then, called for his servant to help. When the boy recovered, Washington asked why the boy had come in. The servant told him the boy wanted to get a look at the president. Washington then asked to see the boy. “You wanted to see the president, did you? Well, I am George Washington.” “No!” retorted the boy, “You are only just a man. I want to see the President!”This is the history of George Washington who was a president, a general and a Founding Father of a new nation. But, most of all, it is the story of George Washington the man. Many of the anecdotes related herein are tru...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 109 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
10 reviews

The Good Will Son

by David S Libbey

The Good Will Son is a memoir by the son of two orphans from the Good Will Home in Hinckley, Maine. David’s father, deeply affected by his experience as a Marine in WWII, was excessively passive and introspective. His mother – molested as a child by her alcoholic father – found religion and carried her faith to extremes. David moved from a life with a religious fanatic to hell as an Army enlisted man in Vietnam. When he returned from war, he returned to an ungrateful nation. He found comfort among the hospitable people of the South while attending college in Memphis. After college, he joined the Marine Corps and became a helicopter pilot – eventually flying President Reagan in Marine One and commanding a helicopter training squadron. This memoir contains forty-four stories that co...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Professionals & Academics
Size: 151 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
9 reviews

The Smell of War: Lessons from the Battlefield

by Roland Bartetzko

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 132 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
8 reviews

CROSSROADS: A personal journey through the depression years and WWII

by Winifred Franklin

‘Crossroads’ is an up close and personal true story of Winifred’s life. It takes you through her amazing experiences of growing up in England; with various accounts of her life in early childhood and her youthful romance; as well as the hardships endure by the many struggling families during the depression years and World War 2. The subsequent effects had a substantial impact not only on her life but on the people all around her. This book is set to become a 20th Century sensation, for not only is it a literary gem, but it also has great historical value for those interested in what life was like for a struggling family living in Britain during the 1930’s and 1940’s. It would certainly make for a great mini-series for its depiction of the various characters created from that er...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 228 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

The True Story of Saint Patrick of Ireland

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Europe, Nonfiction
Size: 21 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 October 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson

by Guy Gibson

A definitive new edition of a classic memoir, published in association with the RAF Museum, complete with more than 100 photographs and notes from leading historians.Guy Gibson was the leader of the famous Dambusters raid and Enemy Coast Ahead is a vivid, honest account, widely regarded as one of the best books on World War II. It is also an insider's account that sets down in clear, honest detail the challenges that the RAF faced in the war against Germany’s Luftwaffe.Tragically, Gibson died in September 1944, when his Mosquito crashed near Steenbergen in the Netherlands. He was aged just 26. This new book has been published to mark the 75th anniversary of his death and includes an introduction by James Holland, a historian and broadcaster; notes by Dr Robert Owen, the Official Historia...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, UK, World, Professional & Technical, Transportation
Size: 536 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Marching Orders

by Don Mance

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity
Size: 34 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Still Standing: A soldier's journey through PTSD

by S. Foster

This is essentially the story of my life. The invisible wounds that haunt us. I hope that this book is an inspiration to those who read it. In writing this book I have been told is extremely therapeutic although to be honest I am just now starting the task at hand. I live my life daily in mental and physical pain, but I consider myself fortunate to have traveled the journey. There are others that are far worse off than me and others better off than me that is just the way it is. All of them however are the bravest and most selfless people you will ever meet. This book isn’t proof read it is from the heart, It is raw, a former soldier telling his story in the hopes to inspire others. I have left my name and everyone except my wife’s name out to honor their privacy. There will be grammar...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Nonfiction, Parenting & Families, Self-Help & Counselling, Self-Help, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Alfa Romeo – Passion for driving.

by Ernie Ruben

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Home & Garden, Antiques & Collectibles
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 29 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

George Washington Carver: Man of God, Man of Purpose

by Julie McDonald

There are many books that have been written about this amazing man! As far as I am concerned, there can't be too many. His story is a personal favorite of mine, and a man I greatly admire. In this 30-40 minute read I have focused more on his early years growing up, his college experiences, and his faith in Christ than on his many accomplishments and scientific achievements....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 24 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

History's Greatest Conquerors: Genghis Khan (World's Conquerors Book 1)

by Walter J. Scott

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Asia, Nonfiction
Size: 67 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

The Ghosts We Leave Behind

by Al Barrera

Some call them killers--hard men from the other side of the planet sent to collect the heads of their enemies and make peace with a gun.Freedom follows, along with all of its problems. Choice, and a lack of it. A world without the easy answers that come from being in a uniform.And the space where the two worlds collide. Where a man tries to reconcile the person he’s become with the one he was. A new kind of battlefield, where the ghosts of his past change everything he’s ever known....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 352 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 September 2019 onward  

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Rating: 5.00 / 5
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Needle in a Haystack: True Story of a Holocaust Survivor

by Paula Agauas

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History
Size: 1.67 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

To Russia...And Back: An Ordinary Man's Extraordinary Journey

by James Pitts

For more than 45 years, James Pitts kept his family in the dark about an incredible chapter in his long life.With Britain fighting a desperate war against Nazi Germany, on the day before his 18th birthday James walked into a recruiting office and signed on as a Telegraphist Air-Gunner in the Fleet Air Arm.That was the beginning of a three-year journey that was to see James leave the paucity of his London home and embark on an adventure that was to take him to the United States, Canada and the Soviet Union. On the way, he survived three plane crashes, lost his best friend in a tragic wartime accident and fought the Nazis in the skies over the Norwegian fjords. Then he was sent on what Winston Churchill described as the 'worst journey in the world' - through the unforgiving Arctic waters on ...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 212 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Eight, True, Short Stories of Daring Slave Escapes: Tales From the Underground Railroad

by Julie McDonald

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Children's eBooks, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 29 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Becoming Private Dickens: A Walk in Her Boots

by Jackie Dickens Walker

Join One Woman On Her Journey To Becoming A Soldier! In 1980, Goldie Hawn as Private Benjamin captivated audiences with her comedic depiction of Army life. In one of those audiences was Jackie Dickens, a recent high school graduate who left the theater on a mission to join the Army. After what seemed to be a twist of fate and some quick decision-making, Jackie found herself signing on the dotted line—and breaking the news to her parents. She soon set off for boot camp, a 12-week journey full of physically and mentally draining challenges and a few hilarious missteps, a journey during which she would learn an entirely new way of life, a journey during which she would become Private Dickens. What Makes This Story Worthwhile? Jackie was not the first woman to join the Army and her story may...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 32 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

If You Can't Pay Attention, Take Notes: A Navy brat reflects on Brathood, the first line of defense, and why you don’t wash the chief’s coffee cup.

by Shelia Watson

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics
Size: 102 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 09 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Living on Borrowed Time

by William Horton

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History
Size: 136 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

In The Footsteps of War: The Definitive Edition

by Ni Bell

This book is a collection of real stories written by real people whose lives have been touched by war. Authors include His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, The British Prime Minister The Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Angelo Marcos and Terry Waite CBE alongside veterans from World War II, Afghanistan, Pakistan and families and individuals who have been affected by various wars and conflicts. Organisations that have written for the book include World War II Valor In The Pacific National Memorial Hawai'i, The Commonwealth and War Graves Commission, The Royal British Legion and Yad Vashem. This year choose to remember. Support our service men and women. By speaking out and asking questions we can educate, inform and learn. This is a non-profit book intende...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction
Size: 204 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
3 reviews

Semper Fi, Padre: The Mathew Caruso Story

by Aaron Elson

During the epic breakout from the Chosin Reservoir, Marine Sgt. Mathew Caruso, assigned as a chaplain's assistant, heroically saved the life of Chaplain Cornelius "Connie" Griffin at the cost of his own life. on December 6, 1950. Six days later, in New England, Mathew's son was born. Fourteen months after that, his father's Silver Star was presented to little Danny Caruso in a ceremony that made national headlines. In 1953 the Caruso Memorial Chapel was dedicated at Camp Pendleton. Two years after that, Mathew's remains were repatriated and his brother John, himself a Marine, served as his burial escort by train from San Francisco to Hartford, Connecticut. "Semper Fi, Padre" is a story of sacrifice and heroism, but it is also about the effect a death in combat, any death in combat, can hav...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 176 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 September 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Kaiser Wilhelm II: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Kaiser Wilhelm II* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Kaiser Wilhelm II was the last of the German emperors who reigned over the German Empire and Prussia. He was a man who thought himself to be quite adept at foreign affairs and diplomacy. The truth was, however, that this man’s talent seemed to lie in being able to alienate entire countries after only one meeting with government officials or monarchs. Inside you will read about...✓ Born with a Disability✓ The Year of the Three Emperors✓ Leading Germany to World War I✓ The Last German Emperor✓ Wilhelm’s Exile and World War IIAnd much more!Despite the fact that he was one of the sparks that lit the fire of World War I, Wilhel...

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, History, Europe
Size: 36 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Boathouse to Botswana

by Nick Green

Inspired by Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential, So, you like Land Rovers? is a culinary journey through the pressure and long hours of the front-of-house. Henry Green takes the reader with him on a fascinating and sometimes very funny journey through 25 years' worth of anecdotes, from the riverbanks of Oxford to the deserts of Namibia's Skeleton Coast and the UNESCO Heritage swamplands of the Okavango Delta....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Humour, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies, Travel, Africa
Size: 265 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Always Leave An Airman Behind: A Real Story of Surviving The Crab Leadership Culture

by Ellis Franks

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 482 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Three Journeys to Patagonia

by Nick Green

Aged 18 in 1990 Henry Green did three jobs to save up enough money to fulfill his lifelong dream of visiting Machu Picchu: Night-fill in Budgens, barman at the local pub and tour guide at the nearby Blenheim Palace. The first journey to South America, which began a lifelong love affair, began the following year and saw him turn 19 in the Rio Carnival.Since then he has climbed volcanoes, swam in frozen lakes, been held up at knife point and gun point by guerrillas, and traced Bruce Chatwin's steps all the way to Butch Cassidy's log cabin.Henry Green’s candid and sometimes hilarious diaries from 1991, 1998 and 2009 reveal a changing Patagonian and South American scene through the eyes of a boy becoming a man....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Sport, Biographies, Travel, Latin America
Size: 257 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

More Ghost Files (Mike Covell Investigates Book 2)

by Mike Covell

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, History, Europe, UK, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Occult
Size: 295 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 06 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Tinsmith: Sam Grabsky's Story

by Samuel Grabsky

This is the story of Samuel Grabsky, in his own words, as he describes his journey, arrival, and attempt to succeed in America. An immigrant, he came to the United States not once, but twice, from Warsaw, Poland, at the beginning of the twentieth century. The book also contains a remarkable letter written by his son, Eddie, and sent home from the Army during the Second World War....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 03 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Combat Medic, My Story

by David L. F. Barber

My father wrote his story and never published it. He passed away in 1991 and 2016 year marks 25 years since his passing and 50 after he left for Vietnam. To complete his goal and share his story this is being published to honor the memory of the good people who have been witnesses to war. A collection of David's personal stories from Vietnam during 1966 - 1968. From training, his transition to Vietnam and time in combat. To his time in the Civil Affairs unit living in the villages with the Montagnard, providing medial care between ten villages. By the time he left the Civil Affairs unit, the north Vietnamese had placed a bounty on his head.Enjoy the Vietnam experience from a fresh prospective....

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Biographies
Size: 69 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 October 2019 onward  

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

The Soundtrack of an Ordinary Life

by Alan Allsop

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Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Historical
Size: 331 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 September 2019 onward  

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