Free history Kindle books for 12 Jul 18

Will’s Journey: Angels of the Appalachians Book 3

by Deanna Edens

When Annie, a recent college graduate, moves into an old farmhouse up Black Hollow Road, she develops a friendship with an elderly man named Will. As they prepare for an upcoming celebration, Will shares significant stories about his life that transports Annie on adventures that encompass historical events such as surviving the Elkhorn Flood of 1901, being stranded with the Lost Battalion in the Argonne Forest, witnessing the collapse of the Silver Bridge, and the tradegy that forever changed Marshall University.

Tales from the past and from the present are woven together to ultimately offer readers a compelling picture of life in West Virginia, including occasional visits from the heavenly realm.

Will’s Journey (Angels of the Appalachians Book 3) renews the stories of Annie, Will, Erma, Pearl, and of course, Hank. If you enjoyed Angels of the Appalachians or Erma’s Attic, you are invited to explore this story that spans across decades. If you haven’t read the other books, don’t fret, because you will still find yourself wishing to call on the fine folks of the Appalachian Mountains to meet some of the angels who live there.

It’s time to kick off your shoes, relax for a spell, and meet the fine folks who make West Virginia so gloriously wild and wonderful.



How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State’s Journey to Global Dominance

by Michael Rank

Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group?

Turns out it has.

In this new book by #1 best-selling author Michael Rank — himself a native Iowan — he discovers how this underdog state

— Saved billions of people from starvation in the 20th century

— Created Silicon Valley in the 1960s and inspired the startup culture of egalitarianism and hoodies

— Decides who will win the presidential election every four years

— Was the multicultural center of America and hosted more utopian communes and transcendental meditation centers than any other place in the United States

— Created the General American English accent spoken by all actors and broadcasters. People the world over are learning to speak like an Iowan, even if they don’t know it

This book tells the story of Iowa’s outsized influence on global events, but it is more importantly about how an underdog can defy the odds and truly make a lasting impact on the world.



An Americanâ??s Guide to Understand the Troubles of Northern Ireland

by David B McCoy

Short, concise, and informative, In Your Hand Digital Books take less than 60 minutes to read and are only $3.99 each.



A History of the War of 1812

by Rossiter Johnson

The offender, says an Italian proverb, never forgives; and it is a singular fact that the deepest resentments and the most implacable hatreds are not those arising from a sense of injuries received, but from injuries inflicted. The victim of a deliberate wrong seldom treasures up a purpose of revenge, or demands anything more than a restoration of his rights; but the oppressor always hates those who have escaped from his oppression.
That wise old philosopher, Ben Franklin, who died within seven years after the acknowledgment of our country as a separate nation in 1783, foresaw, even then, what did not take place till more than twenty years after his death. He declared that the war which had just closed in the surrender of Cornwallis was only the war of Revolution, and that the war of Independence was yet to be fought. When, in June, 1785, George III. received John Adams as United States Minister at his court, he said: “I was the last man in the kingdom, Sir, to consent to the independence of America; but, now it is granted, I shall be the last man in the world to sanction a violation of it.” If the King was sincere in this declaration, he must have hadâ??as Lincoln said of himself when Presidentâ??very little influence with the Administration; for, almost from the first, there was systematic disregard of the rights of the new nation, with an evident purpose to humiliate her people and cripple their commerce…



THE 1997 ASSASSINATION OF GANNI VERCASE IN MIAMI, FLORIDA.

by PAT DWYER

IN 1997 FAMOUS FASHION DESIGNER GANNI VERCASE WAS ”TRAGICALLY” GUNNED DOWN IN MIAMI FLORIDA. HIS ASSASSIN WAS ANDREW CUNANAN WHO HAD BEEN ON THE RUN FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR WEEKS. WHETHER HE KNEW VERCASE PERSONALLY AND WHY HE KILLED HIM ARE BIG ”QUESTION” MARKS. ANDREW WAS CRISSCROSSING THE COUNTRY KILLING THEN LEAVING THE SCENE QUICKLY TO ESCAPE THE DRAGNET FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT. HE LEFT BEHIND A TRAIL OF EVIDENCE ALL POINTING TO HIM AND HE ALSO AND WAS THE SUBJECT OF THE BIGGEST MANHUNT IN U.S HISTORY. WHO REALLY WAS ANDREW CUNANAN AND WHAT MADE HIM GO ON THIS SPREE? QUESTION LINGER? THIS BOOK EXPLORES HIS LIFE AND LIFESTYLE AND MAKES AN EFFORT TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT ANDREW THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO ANSWER AS HE WAS QUITE MYSTERIOUS AS ARE HIS ACTIONS. iN FACT EVEN PEOPLE THAT KNEW HIM QUITE WELL ALL GIVE VARIED ACCOUNTS AS TO HIS PERSONALITY, ACTIVITIES AND REASON FOR THIS BEHAVIOR. HE WAS AND IS QUITE AN ENIGMA. THIS BOOK IS EASY TO READ AND RELATE TO AND IF YOU TRUE MYSTERIES YOU WILL LIKE THIS BOOK. ALSO SOLD IN PAPERBACK.



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