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The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND TUDORS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing "History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND TUDORS".

DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about "CELTS AND TUDORS"

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 55 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
73 reviews

Enticing Eve: Scandalous Secrets, Book 2

by Tracy Goodwin

Book 2 in the #1 Bestselling Scandalous Secrets series Colin MacAlistair understands that the worst nightmares are conjured from truth. He is living proof of it. After learning a disturbing family secret, he flees England with one goal in mind: amass enough wealth to prove himself worthy of his beloved's devotion. Over the course of three long and bitter years, Colin indeed amassed a small fortune but his success came at a steep price ... his soul.Eve Weston's faith in Colin was shattered by his disappearance and her life turned upside down by the horrific events that followed. She survives, becoming strong, independent ... and betrothed. When Colin returns at last, Eve is determined to remind him of what he so callously discarded by forsaking her and ensure he will regr...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, Literature & Fiction, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Meals, Special Occasions, Humor & Entertainment, Pop Culture, Gay & Lesbian, Health, F
Size: 397 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND THE NILE RIVER: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing "History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND THE NILE RIVER".

DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about "CELTS AND THE NILE RIVER"

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written f...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Historical Study, World, Nonfiction
Size: 48 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About NORMANS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits Series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans presents "The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About NORMANS". This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about a range of subjects.

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.



This book covers a range of exciting topics including:

Who Were The Normans?
What? Why Wou...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 28 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND VIKINGS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing "History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND VIKINGS".

DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about "CELTS AND VIKINGS"

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written fact.

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Historical Study, World, Nonfiction
Size: 47 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Jackie Kennedy: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

by Captivating History

Explore the Fascinating Life of Jackie KennedyFree History BONUS Inside!Without a doubt, the name Jackie Kennedy draws multiple thoughts to mind; she is, perhaps, most well-known in her service as the first lady of the United States, as her husband, John F. Kennedy, took office as the president, and her role in restoring the White House. Then, of course, other people remember Jacqueline for her role in the fashion industry, particularly her pink Chanel suit and matching pillbox hat, which became a symbol of her husband’s assassination. Jackie is so renowned and beloved that she ranks as one of the most popular first ladies. In fact, Jacqueline was named in 1999 on Gallup’s list of Most Admired Men and Women in twentieth-century America. While she made major impacts on the White House, ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 105 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND FIRST WORLD WAR: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing "History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND FIRST WORLD WAR".

DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about "CELTS AND FIRST WORLD WAR"

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 48 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND ROMAN EMPERORS: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids (History Hits Book 1)

by Callum Evans

Welcome to the History Hits series!

Bestselling children's author Callum Evans is proud to presents TWO BOOKS IN ONE! Introducing "History Hits: The Fun Bits Of History You Don't Know About CELTS AND ROMAN EMPERORS".

DOUBLE the fun, and DOUBLE the learning!

This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about "CELTS AND ROMAN EMPERORS"

Perfect reading for any occasion and especially ideal for bed times, long journeys or for bonding with your child.


Fun Filled Learning for Your Child (and you!)

Every one of our books is lovingly researched, illustrated and put together to outstand, awe and inspire the reader. Our beautiful images help explain and enlighten each well-written f...

Genre: Children's eBooks, History, Ancient, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

The Hands That Built Manchester: The Diaries of Thomas Cliff 1782 to 1830

by Ian Stanney and Paul Garner

The Hands That Built Manchester is an edited version of the Diaries of Thomas Cliff 1782 to 1830. Against the backdrop of a city on the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, the Corn Laws, and the Luddites, the daily diary entries provide a powerful insight into the life of a real man, his family and a city....

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction
Size: 105 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

About the Jam, Darling: A Soldier's thoughts on Love and War told through Letters

by Virginia Aighton

This is a true story: a romantic, amusing and occasionally moving account of a soldier's personal experiences during the Second World War, as told through his letters to his sweetheart. Collated and edited by his daughter, these letters are full of intimate and fascinating detail about the real day-to-day experiences of the life, thoughts and hopes of an ordinary Lancashire lad in extraordinary times. Covering the period 1940 to 1945, Jim writes from the heart, and we follow this idealistic young man as he meets the challenges of wartime, with quiet courage, wit and growing wisdom.
After a brief prologue, the story is told through his letters, interspersed with photographs and factual details about the events unfolding on the larger stage, worldwide.
'It brought a tear to my e...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Military, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Essays & Correspondence, Letters & Correspondence
Size: 240 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

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by Stephen Peace

This is a one-act play based on a story from a man who was born on a slave plantation just before the end of the Civil War, freed under Emancipation, but sold by his uncle back to a plantation under a contract.The house servant is having an affair with the owner's son, but needs a husband. Buck is the perfect patsy for both of them....

Genre: Arts & Photography, Theater, History, Historical Study, Literature & Fiction, Drama & Plays, Nonfiction
Size: 71 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
822 reviews

Four Week Fiancé (Four Week Fiance Series Book 1)

by Helen Cooper and J. S. Cooper

**HOT NEW TWO BOOK SERIES**

What would you do if the hottest man on earth made you an offer you couldn’t refuse?

What if it was the offer of a lifetime? The sort of offer that would make you blush as he offered you whatever you wanted to make you accept. What if the offers were so spicy, so naughty, so scandalous that you wouldn’t even want to tell your best friend?

If you were me, you would say yes.

There are three things you should know.
His name is TJ Walker. He’s 28, hot as can be and he’s my brother’s best friend.
TJ asked me to be his fiance for four weeks.
I’m hoping to make the engagement real.

I know. I can’t believe it either. What am I thinking? There are so many things that could g...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Ethnic & National, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Regional U.S., Specific Groups, Travel, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Canning & Preserving, Cooking by Ingredient, Cul
Size: 564 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 1.00 / 5
1 review

Common Core Standards and World War II: A Literary Veteran's Day Observance

by Pat Scales

President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a five-star general and commander of the Allied Forces in Europe during World War II, established a committee in 1954 to plan a Veterans Day observance. This day honors all veterans of the United States and is held each year on November 11 with a somber ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. A wreath is placed on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and followed by a parade of colors. In 2015, the United States and the world will mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Victory in Europe occurred on May 8, 1945, but the official end of the war came when Japan surrendered to the United States on August 15, 1945. Some students may have family members who remember World War II, but most only know the hardships both at home and in foreign war zones thr...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Military, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 23 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
16 reviews

Franklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of FDR

by Captivating History

Explore How FDR Went from Almost Dying at Birth to leading the United States through the Great Depression and World War IIFree History BONUS Inside!As the thirty-second president of the United States of America, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is a common household name in both his home country and the world. Known as the man who led the United States through the Great Depression and World War II, Roosevelt was a leader and a statesman, a scholar, and a politician. Franklin D. Roosevelt is the only president to have served for three consecutive terms and voted in for a fourth, a fact that allows him to stand out among the long list of American presidents. Outside of his role as president of the United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt lived a full life. He was a father and a son, a husband and a car...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 108 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
10 reviews

Adolf Hitler: A Captivating Guide to the Life of the Führer of Nazi Germany

by Captivating History

Explore the Rise of Adolf HitlerFree History BONUS Inside!Was Hitler, as Ian Kershaw asked, a natural consequence of German history, or an aberration? Not that Hitler had been in hiding, waiting to attack. The Führer had actually been following an aggressive and savage foreign policy for almost ten years, and been named Man of the Year by Time magazine in 1938.This is not a book about World War II, but about the man, Adolf Hitler, one of the faces and names that still arouse the strongest feelings—repulsion, resentment, and even fanaticism—but one who also had a childhood and a youth, a father and a mother, and above all, a time when he was born guiltless, like any other human being. It is the road to madness—beginning that day in August of 1934 when he took over absolute power and ...

Genre: History, Historical Study, World, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 107 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
6 reviews

Churchill and Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Franklin and Winston

by Captivating History

Explore the Lives and Relationship of Two Great Leaders: Churchill and RooseveltFree History BONUS Inside!Two captivating manuscripts in one book:Winston Churchill: A Captivating Guide to the Life of Winston S. ChurchillFranklin Roosevelt: A Captivating Guide to the Life of FDRAny general biography of Churchill and Roosevelt will provide an overview of their greatest achievements, but Winston and Franklin had other goals and desires that are often ignored and forgotten. What were they? They both had a family—a childhood and children of their own—and a phenomenal political career. This book will examine their relationship as well as their individual lives.Some of the topics covered in the first manuscript on Winston Churchill include:Churchill’s Personal LifeHis Mental HealthChildhood...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 174 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
1533 reviews

The Substitute: The Wedding Pact #1

by Denise Grover Swank

The New York Times and USA Today bestselling first book in The Wedding Pact series by Denise Grover Swank.

Megan Vandemeer meant to tell her parents about her broken engagement, but a month and a half later she finds herself boarding a plane home to her wedding. Having stretched avoidance to its limits, it's time to come clean--a terrifying prospect since her mother is sure to blame her rather than her cheating, emotionally frigid ex. A couple of drinks and two Dramamine later, Megan finds herself spilling her sob story to the tall, dark, and handsome stranger in the seat next to her.

With only one week left to save his business, Josh McMillan boards a plane to Kansas City in a last-ditch effort, leaving the details to chance. An unexpected answer is delivered in...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drin
Size: 350 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
3 reviews

The Ninth Amendment: Key to Understanding the Bill of Rights

by Duane L. Ostler

The Ninth Amendment is the key to a proper understanding of rights in the United States. The founders created the Ninth Amendment to protect unlisted natural law rights as they were understood in their day. This amendment was never intended to allow future generations to create new rights. Rather, it was to safeguard the morality and natural rights of the founding generation. Unfortunately this understanding has been lost, and modern judges and scholars usually ignore this amendment, or misinterpret it. Indeed, the Supreme Court has rather strangely created new rights under the 14th Amendment's "due process" clause. This book calls for courts to return to the founders' intent regarding the Ninth Amendment. If they do so, confusion over such issues as abortion and gay marriage will simply d...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Professional & Technical, Law, Nonfiction
Size: 90 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
140 reviews

Memphis Black: Rockers of Steel

by MJ Fields

*** From USA Today Bestselling author MJ Fields***

From bedroom performances to center stage, Memphis Black’s dreams have come true.

Together with his band mates—Finn, River, and Billy B—he takes some time for fun in the sun in Miami while gathering inspiration to finish their first full-length album. Some down time before hitting the road to tour the country, spreading their kind of rock like an STD.

Tallia Priest, a preacher’s daughter grew up next door to Madison Black, her polar opposite and very best friend. Tallia has harbored a crush on Madison’s older brother Memphis for a lifetime.

A boy like him would never notice a girl like her, yet he did … once.

After a tough freshman year of college, Madison invites...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Professional Cookin
Size: 226 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
312 reviews

Hate F*@k (Forbidden Bodyguards Book 1)

by Ainsley Booth

*** USA TODAY TOP 100 BESTSELLER! ***
***AMAZON TOP 25 BESTSELLER! ***
The Complete Serial! Also includes two exclusive bonus epilogues!
Warning: This is just the start. This doesn't end well. And it's going to get much worse before it ever gets better.

Cole:
I push her buttons. I want to push them in the good way. Dirty, up-against-the-wall, my-hand-in-her-pants kind of way.
But that’s not possible, because I’m dark and she’s light, and we both know it.
So I push her buttons in the bad way, making her hate me.

Hailey:
If a genie granted me three wishes, I’d ask for Cole Parker to never look at me again, that I’d forget the dark promise in his eyes, and that just once, before he vanished from my life completely,...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Children's eBooks, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Baking, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Quick & Easy, Special Occasions, Hu
Size: 413 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
165 reviews

The Billionaire's Gamble (Dare Valley Meets Paris, Volume 1)

by Ava Miles

**Not a Standalone Contemporary Romance. This is a four-part mini-series with cliffhangers!** Perfect for fans of Melody Anne and J.S. Scott.Over one million readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling Dare Valley and Dare River series...come join the family. USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles of the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND presents a special fun, sweet, and sexy four-part mini-series partially set in Dare Valley and the City of Love herself: Paris.Self-made billionaire inventor and infamous bad boy Evan Michaels has lost the biggest gamble of his life in a poker game. For one month, he must live and work like a "normal" person in the small town of Dare Valley and give up his playboy ways. When Evan meets Margie Lancaster, his landlord and new boss, he's not so...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Computers & Technology, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Professional Cooking, Quick & Easy, Special Occasions, Humor & Entertainment, Movies & Video, Pop Cultur
Size: 91 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
14 reviews

A Long Journey: From Steam to Cyber

by Gracie Stathers

Set between 1840 and 2040. Four families from different parts of Europe, travel to the ‘ends of the earth’ and met up in the beautiful settlement of Akaroa South Island New Zealand. A story of love and betrayal and the desire to overcome no matter what comes their way.The age of steam is when the long journey begins in a time of great poverty. The families are forced by circumstances beyond their control to travel to the other side of the world, leaving behind family members, friends, and their beloved homeland.The journey takes us to the 1900s, when Hannah and Richard marry, bringing the four families together as one and leading the way into the 21st century when sailing ships and steam trains give way to the age of cyber technology...

Genre: History, Historical Study, World, Literature & Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Action & Adventure, World Literature, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Travel
Size: 180 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
516 reviews

Justice for Mackenzie (Badge of Honor: Texas Heroes Book 1)

by Susan Stoker

A member of the famed Texas Rangers, Daxton Chambers has dealt with more than his share of depravity. But the Lone Star Reaper takes evil to a whole new level, kidnapping and burying women alive. It's Dax's job to help keep San Antonio safe, but even with help from friends in various law enforcement agencies, the killer remains two steps ahead. It's hardly the ideal time for a relationship, but Mackenzie Morgan is too luscious to resist. Dax wants her--which makes her an instant target for his newfound enemy.

When the Reaper gets personal, it will take every ounce of Daxton's considerable skill and training to keep Mack alive.

**Justice for Mackenzie is the 1st book in the Badge of Honor: Texas Heroes Series. Each book is a stand-alone, with no cliffhanger ending...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Cooking by Ingredient, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Mea
Size: 262 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

A History of Male Psychological Disorders in Britain, 1945-1980 (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Alison Haggett

This book is open access under a CC BY license.Statistically, women appear to suffer more frequently from depressive and anxiety disorders, featuring more regularly in primary care figures for consultations, diagnoses and prescriptions for psychotropic medication. This has been consistently so throughout the post-war period with current figures suggesting that women are approximately twice more likely to suffer from affective disorders than men. However, this book suggests that the statistical landscape reveals only part of the story. Currently, 75 per cent of suicides are among men, and this trend can also be traced back historically to data that suggests this has been the case since the beginning of the twentieth-century. This book suggests that male psychological illness was in fact no ...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, History, Europe, Historical Study, World, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Professional Science, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 230 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
2 reviews

A History of Self-Harm in Britain: A Genealogy of Cutting and Overdosing (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

by Chris Millard

This book is open access under a CC BY license and is the first account of self-harming behaviour in its proper historical and political context. The rise of self-cutting and overdosing in the 20th century is linked to the sweeping changes in mental and physical health, and wider political context. The welfare state, social work, Second World War, closure of the asylums, even the legalization of suicide, are all implicated in the prominence of self harm in Britain. The rise of 'overdosing as a cry for help' is linked to the integration of mental and physical healthcare, the NHS, and the change in the law on suicide and attempted suicide. The shift from overdosing to self-cutting as the most prominent 'self-damaging' behaviour is also explained, linked to changes in hospital organization an...

Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Psychology & Counseling, History, Europe, Historical Study, World, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 280 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
1475 reviews

One Night Stand

by J. S. Cooper and Helen Cooper

**STANDALONE BOOK with no cliffhanger**

New Sexy Standalone from New York Times Bestselling Authors Helen Cooper and JS Cooper

It was only supposed to be one night!

We met at a wedding. He was hot. And I’d been in a year’s drought.

He smiled. We got drunk.We flirted. We hooked up. I left early the next morning without saying goodbye. It was only meant to be a one night stand. I didn’t want the awkward morning after moment. Not at all.

Then I went home for the weekend. And he was there. Sitting on the couch chatting to my dad. Turns out he was more than just a stranger. Turns out that my one night stand was about to cause a whole heap of trouble. Turns out that it never just stops with one night.

Readers sh...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, Literature & Fiction, Mysteries & Detectives, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Comics & Graphic Novels, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Quick & Easy, Special Occasions, Humor
Size: 221 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
361 reviews

Ruthless (Mob Boss Book 1)

by Michelle St. James

"From page one you're sucked into this corrupt, thrilling world. A masterful romance of deep dark suspense, complicated emotions, and exciting action." - New York Times bestseller, M.J. Rose

Two years out of college, Angelica Bondesan spends her time working as a barista, keeping in touch with her prodigal brother, and trying to figure out how to bridge the gap with her father, a wealthy real estate developer.

But all of that changes the night she’s kidnapped. Thrown into a windowless room, Angelica is positive there’s been some kind of mistake — until she meets Nico Vitale.

Gorgeous and frightening, Nico became the boss of New York City’s Vitale crime family after the execution style murder of his parents two years earlier. Since then he’...

Genre: Arts & Photography, Individual Artists, Fashion, Biographies & Memoirs, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Business & Investing, Industries & Professions, Personal Finance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Technology, History, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Mysteries & Detectives, Geography & Cultures, Biographies, Holidays & Celebrations, Sports & Outdoors, Manga, Databases, Microsoft, Software, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Culinary Arts & Techniques, Drinks & Beverages, Meals, Special Occasions, H
Size: 322 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 August 2017 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
3 reviews

Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History)

by A. Homei and M. Worboys

This book is open access under a CC BY license. The grand narrative of twentieth-century medicine is the conquering of acute infectious diseases and the rise in chronic, degenerative diseases. The history of fungal infections does not fit this picture; indeed, it runs against it - this book charts the path of fungal infections from the mid nineteenth century to the dawn of the twenty-first century, both in Britain and the United States. It examines how fungal infections became more prevalent and serious over the century, a rise that was linked to the increased incidence of chronic diseases and to social, technological and medical 'progress'. In 1900, conditions such as ringworm, athlete's foot and thrush were minor, external and mostly chronic conditions  irritating, but mostly self-limit...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Europe, Historical Study, Professional & Technical, Medical eBooks, Nonfiction, Professional Science, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 240 pages
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Donner Party: Anatomy of Catastrophe (Shit Doesn't Just Happen Book 3)

by Bob Mayer

“I wish I could cry, but I cannot. If I could forget the tragedy, perhaps I would know how to cry again.” Mary Graves. Survivor, the ‘Donner Party’

Every man-made disaster and catastrophe has at least six Cascade Events leading up to the final event, the catastrophe according to the Rule of Seven.

This is a quick read of the Cascade Events that led up to Cannibalism while the ‘Donner Party’ emigrated west to California

Bob examines the Rule of Seven, and how human error plays a role in many catastrophes. Nothing happens in isolation or as a result of a single event. Thus, by learning from history, we can gain insight into preventing a similar catastrophe in the future. The key to the Donner Party were the numerous tipping points where the ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 44 pages
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Dissecting the Criminal Corpse: Staging Post-Execution Punishment in Early Modern England (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

by Elizabeth T. Hurren

Those convicted of homicide were hanged on the public gallows before being dissected under the Murder Act in Georgian England. Yet, from 1752, whether criminals actually died on the hanging tree or in the dissection room remained a medical mystery in early modern society. Dissecting the Criminal Corpse takes issue with the historical cliché of corpses dangling from the hangman’s rope in crime studies. Some convicted murderers did survive execution in early modern England. Establishing medical death in the heart-lungs-brain was a physical enigma. Criminals had large bull-necks, strong willpowers, and hearty survival instincts. Extreme hypothermia often disguised coma in a prisoner hanged in the winter cold. The youngest and fittest were capable of reviving on the dissection table. Many d...

Genre: History, Europe, Historical Study, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Crime & Criminals, Science & Math, History & Philosophy
Size: 326 pages
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