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1. Very Long [163661 words]The Amarnan Kings Book 1: Scarab - Akhenaten by Max Overton [History]
2. Mid-Length [45243 words]The Seven Keys to Texas by T. R. Fehrenbach [History]
3. Long [116019 words]The Soong Sisters by Emily Hahn [History]
4. Mid-Length [40685 words]The Not Forgotten War by Nicholas Dick, Jr. [History]
5. Very Long [338400 words]Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans by T. R. Fehrenbach [History]
1. Very Long [290472 words]Fire and Blood: A History of Mexico by T. R. Fehrenbach [History]
2. Mid-Length [29867 words]The Paris Gun of 1918, and The Century Leading To It by John T. Cullen [History/Technology/Science]
3. Very Long [338400 words]Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans by T. R. Fehrenbach [History]
4. Long [73941 words]Still Waters by DONALD ALLEN KIRCH [History/Suspense/Thriller]
5. Mid-Length [40685 words]The Not Forgotten War by Nicholas Dick, Jr. [History]
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1 The Amarnan Kings Book 1: Scarab - Akhenaten
by Max Overton
  A chance discovery in Syria reveals answers to the mystery of the ancient Egyptian sun-king, the heretic Akhenaten and his beautiful wife Nefertiti. Inscriptions in the tomb of his sister Beketaten, otherwise known as Scarab, tell a story of life and death, intrigue and warfare, in and around the golden court of the kings of the glorious 18th dynasty. The narrative of a young girl growing up at the centre of momentous events - the abolition of the gods, foreign invasion and the fall of a once-... more info>> (Published: 2010)

Words: 163661 - Reading Time: 467-654 min.
Category: History
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2 48 Hours in America
by Mark Hollingsworth
  This is a chronological account of the events that changed the United States on Tuesday September 11, 2001. (Published: 2001)

Words: 2867 - Reading Time: 8-11 min.
Category: History/Politics/Government
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3 A 9-11 Time Capsule: The First 14 days
by Joan Bramsch
  We all experienced the horror of that terrible day, September 11, 2001, when Humanity's enemies set out to make a statement to the world. This Tribute is a compilation, a reprint of Empowered Parent posts during the 14 days following 9/11. Featuring diverse writers from around the globe such as Deepak Chopra & his son Gotham, parents from many nationalities, famous journalists, child psychologists, American Muslims, military personnel, and even children, this tribute captures the high emotions, ... more info>> (Published: 2002) EPIC eBook Award Finalist

Words: 35399 - Reading Time: 101-141 min.
Category: History
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4 An Epic Life
by Kev Richardson
  They travel half the globe to realise a dream, create a dynasty (Published: 2010)

Words: 66254 - Reading Time: 189-265 min.
Category: History/Mainstream

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5 Battlefields of the Civil War: A Guide for Travelers Volume II
by Blair Howard
  Here is a practical guide to touring the battlefields of the Civil War. The action is described as it happened at each location. You will hear the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, travel with general Sherman on his march through Georgia, suffer the horrors of the Battles of Seven Days and fight in the trenches around Petersburgh. Other chapters tell the stories of Pickett's Mill, Fort Pulaski, Pea Ridge, Kennesaw Mountain and many more. Finally you will follow General Lee's desperate retreat to... more info>> (Published: 2003)

Words: 81421 - Reading Time: 232-325 min.
Category: History/Travel

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6 Calamity Jane
by Martha Jane Cannary
  The true life story of the frontier scout Martha Jane Cannary, who was known as "Calamity Jane." Calamity Jane scouted for General Custer, delivered the mail for the Pony Express, went to Deadwood with Wild Bill Hickock, and ended her career as an entertainer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Shows. In this story of her own life she tells of her exciting adventures. This is a low reading level book with high interest for people seeking authentic narratives by historical women. (Published: 2006)

Words: 2061 - Reading Time: 5-8 min.
Category: History
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7 Commonwealth Universe: History: The Downfall: The Colonies: The Moonbirds
by Michelle Levigne
  K'reeth and her sister, K'rin, were named for the moonbirds -- sister raptor birds who shared parenting duties, one the nurturer, the other the hunter and defender. Orphaned by catastrophe and adopted by the High Mistrada of the T'bredi scholars, they were teachers, entrusted with all the gathered wisdom of the Ayanlak. Their bond of sisterhood was tested when K'reeth fell in love with the Wind Walker, Talon. Then it was strained when the new peace with the Na'huma invaders included a promise t... more info>> (Published: 2012)

Words: 114020 - Reading Time: 325-456 min.
Category: History

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8 Ed Wood: The Early Years
by Jean Marie Stine
  The Inside Story of How Ed Wood Jr. Became the Way He Was! The truth about this eccentric Hollywood genius at last--Ed Wood as the Tim Burton movie didn't show him--and as he didn't want you to know him. In this sure to be controversial book (the first of a projected two-volume biography), filmland journalist Jean Marie Stine (who knew Ed Wood and his inner circle personally) deflates the many myths Ed Wood, Jr. created about his own life, chronicles the youth, war years, and post-war years of t... more info>>

Words: 34219 - Reading Time: 97-136 min.
Category: History
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9 Epic Rivalry: Inside the Soviet and American Space Race [Secure]
by Von Hardesty, Gene Eisman
  When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in 1969, they personified an almost unimaginable feat?the incredibly complex task of sending humans safely to another celestial body. This extraordinary odyssey, which grew from the rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, was galvanized by the Sputnik launch in 1957. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of Sputnik, National Geographic recaptures this gripping moment in the human experience with a lively and co... more info>>
Category: History

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10 Fabulous Voyage Across The Ocean Sea
by Jay Prasad
  "The D'Avilas, a family of conversos from the south of Spain, whose lives are intertwined with that of Christopher Columbus, take part in his journeys in order to escape the Inquisition. Their narratives offer vivid impressions of the New World, and the enslavement and genocide of the native population." (Published: 2010)

Words: 148508 - Reading Time: 424-594 min.
Category: History

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11 Fire and Blood: A History of Mexico
by T. R. Fehrenbach
  The author of many critically acclaimed books, military historian T.R. Fehrenbach provides the reader with this exciting and timely history of the territory that is today known as Mexico. His book sweeps us from the great civilizations of the Olmecs and the Aztecs to the Spanish settlers who brutally claimed the land for their own, and from the political and economic revolutions of the nineteenth century to recent history with its government scandals. In this newly updated edition, Fehrenbach ex... more info>> (Published: 1973)

Words: 290472 - Reading Time: 829-1161 min.
Category: History
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12 Fractured Emerald: Ireland
by Emily Hahn
  Fractured Emerald: Ireland by Emily Hahn The author of The Soong Sisters and China to Me turns her observant and discerning eye to the oft-troubled land of Ireland. In a magisterial combination of historical research and keen personal observation on the scene, Emily Hahn gives us a view of the whole of Ireland and its history, from the legends of the great kings and the heroes of myth to the Saint who converted Ireland to Christianity many centuries ago and up to the present day. She details the... more info>> (Published: 1971)

Words: 131468 - Reading Time: 375-525 min.
Category: History

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13 From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath [Secure]
by Kenan Malik
  The # 1 international bestseller A Finalist for the George Orwell Book Prize“It would be absurd to think that a book can cause riots,” Salman Rushdie asserted just months before the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses. But that’s exactly what eventually happened. In England, protests started just months after the book’s publication, with Muslim protestors, mainly from immigrant backgrounds, coming by the thousands from the outer suburbs of London and from England&... more info>>
Category: History

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14 Historical Documents of the United States of America
by Ann Valentin
  There appears to be turmoil in every State and part of our country. It is important that each of us as a citizen know what our individual rights are, particularly under Federal law. A few of the significant documents that affect each of us has been gathered together for easy reference and so you may actually read them. If you read about a certain Amendment, now you can look it up easily on your device. This is all about citizenship. Let's be informed citizens!

Words: 17950 - Reading Time: 51-71 min.
Category: History/Reference

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15 Holocene Mysteries
by John T. Cullen
  What really happened during that early twilight zone of human existence--after the last Ice Age, but before people started writing things down? We live in an epoch called the Holocene, which began about 12,000 years ago, and of which we know relatively little except for the past 6,000 years since writing was invented. But there are mysterious megaliths around the world, and strange cities built by skull cultists who kept their dead around--and other evidence that all is not what we may think. Wi... more info>> (Published: 2009)

Words: 19723 - Reading Time: 56-78 min.
Category: History
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16 Jess
by Helen Goodman
  A young girl in the rural 1890s struggles for an education. She confronts poverty, discrimination, and tragedy to find fulfillment and love. (Published: 2010)

Words: 105310 - Reading Time: 300-421 min.
Category: History

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17 Letters of a Soldier
by Anonymous
  Real letters written by a French Soldier during the First World War. Touching letters written to his mother and other loved ones sharing his thoughts, feelings and fears from August 14, 1914 to his disappearance on April 6, 1915. (Published: 2006)

Words: 38080 - Reading Time: 108-152 min.
Category: History
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18 Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans
by T. R. Fehrenbach
  T.R. Fehrenbach is a native Texan, military historian and the author of several important books about the region, but none as significant as this work, arguably the best single volume about Texas ever published. His account of America's most turbulent state offers a view that only an insider could capture. From the native tribes who lived there to the Spanish and French soldiers who wrested the territory for themselves, then to the dramatic ascension of the republic of Texas and the saga of the ... more info>> (Published: 1968)

Words: 338400 - Reading Time: 966-1353 min.
Category: History
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19 Mr. Jefferson's University [Secure]
by Garry Wills
  In Charlottesville, Virginia, at the University of Virginia, there is today--beneath the irregular rhythms of modern student comings and goings--a severely rhythmic expression of the Enlightenment, a philosophy concretized in brick and timber. The play of one architectural element into another is meant to express the interconnectedness of all knowledge. It is Jefferson's last but not his least achievement, and one of the three things that he put on his own tombstone to be remembered by. In impor... more info>>
Category: History

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20 No Regrets: The Civil War Diary of David Day
by Pamela Cummings
  A rediscovered gem ... Originally published under the title My Diary of Rambles with the 25th Mass. Volunteer Infantry, with Burnside's Coast Division; 18th Army Corps, and Army of the James by King and Billings, Printers, in 1884. This edition contains an additional editor's preface and editorial comments. Although David L. Day was a "common" soldier he was without a doubt a highly individual member of the Union Army. His diary reflects this. He makes little mention of grand battles, great comm... more info>> (Published: 2003)

Words: 99122 - Reading Time: 283-396 min.
Category: History/General Nonfiction
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21 Nobody Turn Me Around: A People's History of the 1963 March on Washington [Secure]
by Charles Euchner
  History books record August 28, 1963, as the day when over a quarter-million people rallied in Washington, in the first-ever nationally televised demonstration�when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" oration. But as Charles Euchner reveals in Nobody Turn Me Around, the march�s significance is more surprising and complex than standard treatments allow. With rich oral histories from over one hundred participants�high-profile civil rights leaders but also or... more info>>
Category: History

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22 One Last Chase
by C. Wayne Winkle
  1899. When Micah Albright's only granddaughter, Addie, is kidnapped, he falls back on his experience as a U.S. Marshal to hunt down the kidnappers and bring Addie back. He fights the increasing effects of the cancer killing him to rescue her. When he confronts the kidnappers, he faces a question: Who hired them to kidnap Addie? (Published: 2011)

Words: 65540 - Reading Time: 187-262 min.
Category: History

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23 Scarab - Ay [The Amarnan Kings Book 4]
by Max Overton
  Tutankhamen is dead and his grieving widow tries to rule alone, but her grandfather Ay has not destroyed the former kings just so he can be pushed aside. Presenting the Queen and General Horemheb with a fait accompli, the old Vizier assumes the throne of Egypt and rules with a hand of hardened bronze. His adopted son, Nakhtmin, will rule after him, and stamp out the last remnants of loyalty to the former kings. Scarab was sister to three kings and will not give in to the usurper and his son. Sh... more info>> (Published: 2012)

Words: 167398 - Reading Time: 478-669 min.
Category: History

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24 Scarab - Horemheb [The Amarnan Kings Book 5]
by Max Overton
  General Horemheb has taken control after the death of Ay and Nakhtmin, and forcing Scarab to marry him, ascends the throne of Egypt. The Two Kingdoms settle into an uneasy peace as Horemheb proceeds to stamp out all traces of the former kings. He also persecutes the Khabiru tribesmen who were reluctant to help him seize power. Scarab escapes into the desert, where she is content to wait until Egypt needs her. A holy man emerges from the desert, and demands that Horemheb release the Khabiru so t... more info>> (Published: 2012)

Words: 159779 - Reading Time: 456-639 min.
Category: History

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25 Slave Narratives of Maryland
by WPA
  A collection of interviews with former slaves made by the U.S. Government's Work Project Administration during the Great Depression. (Published: 1941)

Words: 22088 - Reading Time: 63-88 min.
Category: History
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