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By GOLD AWARD Winning author Rich DiSilvio
Tales of Titans Vol. II, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, and misdeeds, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways.
This handsomely illustrated series offers readers brief biographical overviews and cogent analysis, while the quasi-fictional scenarios transport readers into a fascinating past, whereby putting flesh on the bones of several titans and offering glimpses into their hearts, minds, and actions.
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a rooming house? Has the piping-hot real estate market got you calculating tenants into your mortgage repayment plan? Then read on, as our heroine describes her memories of growing up in her family’s rooming house in a swanky West Toronto neighborhood, surrounded by a cast of eccentric characters.
Many people think it’s tragic to grow up in a poor neighborhood, but the author assures us it is equally tragic growing up in a rich neighborhood, when you are poor.
Together, a mother and a daughter gather their memories of a life full of happiness,...
FORMERLY PUBLISHED UNDER THE TITLE: 'A LADY IN FRANCE'
At seventeen, Jennie Goutet has a dream that she will one day marry a French man and sets off to Avignon in search of him. Though her dream eludes her, she lives boldly—teaching in Asia, studying in Paris, working and traveling for an advertising firm in New York.
When God calls her, she answers reluctantly, and must first come to grips with depression, crippling loss, and addiction before being restored. Providence takes her by the hand as she marries her French husband, works with him in a humanitarian effort in East Africa, before...
In 1976, one of the most notorious murder scenes played out in Ft. Worth, Texas. Cullen Davis was one of the richest men in Texas and his second wife, Priscilla Davis, with whom he was divorcing, was shot in their mansion. Also shot and murdered were her twelve-year-old daughter and her thirty-year-old boyfriend, Stan Farr. Priscilla and two other people said it was Cullen. The culprit was wearing a wig so his identity was somewhat hidden but not completely.
Cullen was arrested in the early morning hours of August 3, 1976, at his girlfriend's house. He later went on trial for the murder of...
Buy "History's Most Insane Rulers" and you will receive a free 2-book boxed set that contains "The History of Alexander the Great" and Mythology Stories: Tales from Norse, Old German, Hindu, and Egyptian Mythology." See the link for these ebooks inside.
Few mixtures are as toxic as absolute power and insanity. When nothing stands between a leader's delusion whims and seeing them carried them out, all sorts of bizarre outcomes are possible.
Whether it is Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim I practicing archery on palace servants and sending out his advisers to find the fattest woman in the...
They never knew how he did it. Few composers write more than one or two symphonies in their lifetimes. Beethoven spent a year on his shorter symphonies but more than six years on his 9th Symphony. But Georg Philipp Telemann composed at least 200 overtures in a two-year period. Over his lifetime Telemann's oeuvre consists of more than 3,000 pieces, although “only” 800 survive to this day.
He was not the only person whose productivity defied all reason. Greek scientist Archimedes discovered mathematical phenomena that weren't confirmed for 17 centuries. Isaac Newton invented classical physics...
For those who like a small bit of homicide as part of a rocky romance! Here we go: more murder, mayhem and mystery: Five classic TRUE tales of homicide from the files of Alan Hynd (1903-1974), one of the foremost American true crime authors of the first half of the 20th Century.
Here are five gems, all true and all told in the macabre irreverent style of the late Alan Hynd, who looked upon the human condition with both disbelief and a dark sense of humor. You'll be horrified one minute, laugh the next, and end up shaking your head at what husbands and wives can do to each other.
When physical disability from combat wounds brought about Jim Stockdale's early retirement from military life, he had the distinction of being the only three-star officer in the history of the navy to wear both aviator wings and the Congressional Medal of Honor. His writings have been many and varied, but all converge on the central theme of how man can rise with dignity to prevail in the face of adversity.
Bilbury Pudding, the seventh in The Young Country Doctor series, is a collection of stories, reminiscences, essays and anecdotes about life in the English village of Bilbury in North Devon. All the well-loved characters are here: the Doc and Patsy, Thumper Robinson, Patchy Fogg, Peter Marshall and Frank and Gilly at the Duck and Puddle public house. But there are many new faces too. Some of the stories are poignant, some contain a message or two and some are just old-fashioned funny. There are the usual wonderful descriptions of the Devon countryside and, as a bonus, Bilbury Pudding...
As Seen On Investigation Discovery's "Epic Mysteries"
"A true crime murder mystery that will leave you gasping for breath"-- Steve Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of BOGEYMAN and NO STONE UNTURNED
"A doozy of a murder"-- Suzy Spencer, New York Times bestselling author of BREAKING POINT
Burl Barer, with co-author Frank Giradot, has hit yet another home run with this crime story. A smart and well-written who-dunnit tale.-- Cathy Scott, Los Angeles Times bestselling author of THE KILLING OF TUPAC SHAKUR
Frank Rodriguez, a much-loved counselor of troubled teens, lies dead on the...