Free biographies and memoirs Kindle books for 22 Dec 18

The Truth About Smoke and Mirrors

by Jillian Miller

Most families have dirty little secrets, but some families have dark, shameful ones. Brooklyn-born identical twin Jillian Miller assumed her family had neither, but at 18, after losing her virginity, she’s diagnosed with crippling depression and anxiety that would stay with her for thirty years.

When her troubled twelve year old daughter enters therapy for her own issues, Jillian takes her first pain pill. She was 41. It would set in motion a chain of events that would force her into the depths of addiction, and uncover in rehab her own trauma so terrifying that both she and her sister had buried it long ago.

Seven pill-filled years later, she decides to experiment with something as controversial as it is curing. Cannabis. It began to help her in ways she didn’t expect, and took her on a journey that she’d never thought she’d take. What follows is her story of hope and healing, and her willingness to be a voice of trauma, addiction, and recovery.

In Between the Cracks: The Vanished Women of Chillicothe, Ohio

by Elisabeth Young

During a fourteen month span in 2014 to 2015, six women went missing in the small Ohio town of Chillicothe. Their fates have been many with two of the women still unaccounted for today. Is there a serial killer running loose on the streets of this denigrated town? Or are drugs and prostitution and the crimes that accompany them the actual slayers?

RETAIL: and other things in life we want gift-wrapped

by Ric Bennett

4 Star review from Red City Review. An exploration of both celebrity and the everyday, RETAIL: and other things in life we want gift-wrapped is author Ric Bennett’s memoir – a reflection upon his earthy Midwest roots and his fame-tinged Angeleno adulthood. Soon after relocating from Michigan to California to pursue a career as a recording artist in the music industry, our hero Ric finds himself working at an upscale retail location in the heart of Los Angeles. Through Retail, Bennett juxtaposes his upbringing with lessons learned during his new life on the West Coast, all highlighted by amusing celebrity encounters from his time in Tinseltown.

Bennett’s reflections on his life’s journey are interspersed seamlessly with journal entries in a format that is compelling and immediately engaging. Bennett’s tone is conversational and humorous and – regardless of the subject matter – the treatment of his stories is tight and full of warmth. Bennett’s experiences range from rapturous to heartbreaking, but he maintains such a cheerful and optimistic voice so as to always keep the book feeling breezy and approachable. Hand-in-hand with this good-natured air is a casually philosophical current, and Bennett’s adventures are unfailingly accompanied with an insightful perspective. The result is a portrait of a life that is rich, involving, enlightening, and often sparkling with pure hilarity.

Bennett is a grand storyteller and, eschewing pomposity, his story feels honest, pure, and relatable; brimming full of timeless sentiments and of-the-moment documentation of our era.

Jane Austen: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of British Authors Book 2)

by Hourly History

Jane Austen

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Jane Austen wrote that in her novels she painted the world on a “little bit (two inches wide) of ivory,” working “with so fine a brush.” Her well-known books, such as Pride and Prejudice and Emma, display the power of this approach; her observations about human nature have proven so accurate and entertaining that her books continue to be beloved two hundred years after they were written.

Inside you will read about…

â?? A Young Writer Emerges
â?? Austen’s Romances
â?? Pride and Prejudice
â?? Jane’s Mysterious Illness
â?? Last Days and Death
And much more!

Jane Austen’s life contains the seeds of her novelsâ??the events, people, and places that inspired her as she created her stories. Here you will discover how Austen’s writing and life developed in parallel, from her teenaged Juvenilia to her unfinished last work The Brothers (published posthumously as Sanditon).


by Pat Dwyer


dark life

by karthikeyan k

In the world over all 40 million sex workers are there.they

are also humans but we are seeing sex toyies .no one to

interest to come do this activity .something behind that

we see the some real true of dark life .a life of

prostitute .
Prostitution is illegal thing but in some countries and

some cities approve the prostitution .in the world over

all 40 million people’s are invole prostitution .in overall

40 million people’s the age Between 13 to 18 at most 80

percentage females .no one come to interest to join the

prostitution.based in family situation and wrong guidance

Paradise Lost and Found

by J.T. Evergreen

I met Mark Stubbs on the Internet several years ago. During the course of our developing friendship, I began to suspect his childhood was a crushing experience. This unassuming gentle creature was subjected to relentless bullying which damaged his self-esteem to the point of being irreparable.

Through the grace of a higher being, Mark was introduced to horses. In his own words, he relates the defining moment that forever changed his life.
At the barbecue, they had two horses in a corral and let people have a go at riding them. I was a show-off, I’m afraid to say, and I rode Camenante around the corral, again and again. A man came to my parents and said, “If that was my child, I would do everything in my power to make sure he pursued riding because he’s a natural.

And so his parents did take this strangers advice. Recently Mark sent me notes of his life taken over several decades. I gave them to my editor who pulled these 32,000 words into a powerful novella which I am so very pleased to have been able to produce for my friend, this remarkable horseman and gentleman.

Marriage before Death: WWII Spy Thriller (Still Life with Memories Book 5)

by Uvi Poznansky

After D-Day, her photograph appears on the most-wanted Nazi propaganda posters. Who is the girl with the red beret? She reminds him of Natasha, but no, that cannot be. Why does Rochelle step into his life when he is lead by SS soldiers to the gallows? At the risk of being found out as a French Resistance fighter, what makes her propose marriage to a condemned man?

Serendipity: A Young Marine’s Love Affair with Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

by Herb Bailey

An autobiographical account of a young Marine’s two years in Gtmo before the Castro Revolution.

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