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The Trail Drivers of Texas: Interesting Sketches of Early Cowboys
by Hessian Publishing

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English

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Publication Date

November 01, 2016

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<b><h2>“Absolutely the best source there is on the cattle trail.” Walter Prescott Webb</h2></b><br /><br />J. Marvin Hunter’s <em>The Trail Drivers of Texas</em> is a brilliant collection of first hand accounts of men and women who lived on the trail and range in the Old West. <br /><br />In total there are over two hundred different accounts from Texans in the nineteenth century. From the humorous to the deadly, the thrilling to the everyday, each of these stories are remarkably individual, depicting a Texas before the advent of the railroad.<br /><br />Hunter explained that “These pages sparkle with the lustre of deeds well done by a passing generation, and it is our purpose to keep bright that lustre, that it may not pale with the fleeting years.”<br /><br />Many of the major events and figures of Texan history are covered within this monumental work, from members of the Texas Rangers to old cowboys, from the gun slinging towns to travelling the Chisholm Trail.<br /><br />"For 60 years, <em>The Trail Drivers of Texas</em> has been considered the most monumental single source on the old-time Texas trail drives north to Kansas and beyond ... Because of its vast volume of raw material, expressed in the words of those who lived the life and rode the long miles, students of cattle industry history regard it with high respect, even awe." Elmer Kelton, <em>Dallas Morning News</em><br /><br />J. Marvin Hunter was an author, historian, journalist, and printer who founded the Frontier Times Museum in Bandera, Texas. His books include <em>Pioneer History of Bandera County: Seventy-five Years of Intrepid History</em>, <em>The Bloody Trail in Texas</em>, <em>Old Camp Verde, the Home of the Camels</em>, a reference to Jefferson Davis's 1850s camel experiment in the Southwest, <em>Cooking Recipes of the Pioneers</em>, and <em>Peregrinations of a Pioneer Printer</em>. He edited and compiled <em>The Trail Drivers of Texas</em> which was published in 1920. He died in 1957.
Above Suspicion: The True Story of Serial Killer Russell Williams...
by Alan R. Warren

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English

Pages

110

Publication Date

February 11, 2017

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Young girl’s panties started to go missing; sexual assaults began to occur, and then female bodies were found! Soon this quiet town of Tweed, Ontario, was in panic. What's even more shocking was when an upstanding resident stood accused of the assaults. This was not just any man, but a pillar of the community; a decorated military pilot who had flown Canadian Forces VIP aircraft for dignitaries such as the Queen of England, Prince Philip, the Governor General and Prime Minister of Canada.<br /> <br />This is the story of serial killer Russell Williams, the elite pilot of Canada’s Air Force One, and the innocent victims he murdered. Unlike other serial killers, Williams seemed very unaffected about his crimes and leading two different lives. <br /> <br />Alan R. Warren describes the secret life including the abductions, rape and murders that were unleashed on an unsuspecting community. Included are letters written to the victims by Williams and descriptions of the assaults and rapes as seen on videos and photos taken by Williams during the attacks.<br />
Conquer Your Dreams: A Sailor's Diary That'll Propel Your Dreams ...
by Jagadhees Thirumoorthy

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English

Pages

258

Publication Date

January 13, 2017

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All your dreams can be conquered only when you start believing in yourself and don't let the negativity around you to overwhelm you. Regardless of what your current level in life is, you have the potential to achieve anything and everything that you desire. It doesn't matter where you are from, what matters is where you are heading to. And this book will help you steer your way towards your dreams. <br /><br />Once you start believing in yourself and start working on your dreams, the universe would equip you with all the necessary tools and lessons that you require. But you must be prepared to receive it. There is always a positive side to every seemingly difficult situation. There is always a take home lesson in the encounters of everyday life.<br /><br /> Instead of furnishing a generic 'to-do' list or the number of steps to achieve your dreams, the author takes you on a journey of his life time as he sails across the oceans of the world and reflects on his present and past situations. The ebb and flow will indeed help you Conquer Your own Dreams and hatch your own success stories.<br /><br />This Sailor's Diary teaches you to:<br /><br />Defeat your self-limiting beliefs and make your mind invincible<br />Stay motivated perpetually amidst all challenges and adversities<br />Capitalise on the power that resides inside you to achieve whatever you want<br />Make better lifestyle choices and stay fit - mentally and physically<br />Side-step criticism and rejections and keep moving towards your dreams<br />Be grateful to life and the universe for taking care of you<br />Spread positive energy wherever you go
Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years
by Chase F. Robinson

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

April 03, 2017

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Religious thinkers, political leaders, lawmakers, writers, and philosophers have shaped the 1,400-year-long development of the world's second-largest religion. But who were these people? What do we know of their lives and the ways in which they influenced their societies?<BR />  <BR /> In <I>Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives</I>, the distinguished historian of Islam Chase F. Robinson draws on the long tradition in Muslim scholarship of commemorating in writing the biographies of notable figures, but he weaves these ambitious lives together to create a rich narrative of Islamic civilization, from the Prophet Muhammad in the seventh century to the era of the world conquerer Timur and the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II in the fifteenth.<BR />  <BR /> Beginning in Islam’s heartland, Mecca, and ranging from North Africa and Iberia in the west to Central and East Asia, Robinson not only traces the rise and fall of Islamic states through the biographies of political and military leaders who worked to secure peace or expand their power, but also discusses those who developed Islamic law, scientific thought, and literature. What emerges is a fascinating portrait of rich and diverse Islamic societies. Alongside the famous characters who colored this landscape—including Muhammad’s cousin ’Ali; the Crusader-era hero Saladin; and the poet Rumi—are less well-known figures, such as Ibn Fadlan, whose travels in Eurasia brought fascinating first-hand accounts of the Volga Vikings to the Abbasid Caliph; the eleventh-century Karima al-Marwaziyya, a woman scholar of Prophetic traditions; and Abu al-Qasim Ramisht, a twelfth-century merchant millionaire.<BR />  <BR /> An illuminating read for anyone interested in learning more about this often-misunderstood civilization, this book creates a vivid picture of life in all arenas of the pre-modern Muslim world.
Tony Robbins: 33 Life and Business Mastery Lessons (Motivate Your...
by Lucas Davidson

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English

Pages

33

Publication Date

February 12, 2017

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<h2>Life and Business Mastery Strategies(Free "The RPM Method: A Summary") </h2><br /><br />Prepare yourself for a motivational experience that will have you ready to start immediately. Simply reading this book will be enough to make you understand why you need to change and how to begin but that is not where your journey ends. This is only the first step. Every journey truly starts with that one step.<br /><br />Inside each of us is someone just waiting for the moment to break free of all that binds us. Tony Robbins shows you how to turn the key that opens the door to your future. His teachings and the “unstoppable you” philosophy he embraces are contagious. His energy alone will make you want to get up and do something, to take some sort of action.<br /><br />As you read through this short eBook, you will start to realize some of what you are missing out on and begin to question the methods you have been using to guide your life. You will ask yourself why you haven’t done this before. You will come to see so much was inside you but you just never knew it was there. <br /><br />Your world will begin to change right before your eyes. Neighbors, friends, and family will see the new you. They will be inspired and want to learn your secrets. You will find new ways to achieve all you’re your dreams. When you look back at your former self you will wonder how and why you wasted so much time uncovering the winner within. <br /><br />Tony Robbins hold seminars and has a team of experts in the fields of psychology and motivation to assist him in inspiring you to achieve all you want in your life. He coaches individuals on a one-on-one basis in addition to the seminars for thousands at once. No one person is too big or too small for Robbins. His clients have ranged from former US Presidents to business leaders to professional athletes.You need this book.<br /><br />Preview Of Things You Will Learn....<br /><br /><br />Who is Tony Robbins?<br /><br />Learn 33 of his most important life lessons<br /><br />Get and understanding of how to start your day with a ten-minute routine<br /><br />Learn the Tony Robbins RPM method<br /><br />Learn how to set life goals<br /><br />Learn how every day you can get one step closer to your life goals<br /><br /><br />You too can do what they have done. You can be that guy or gal who has it together. The one who accomplishes all the tasks they intend to in a day or a week. You can set life goals and meet them if you learn the discipline Tony teaches and practice it every day. Make his rules part of your life, make it a way of life. <br /><br />Don’t sit back any longer getting frustrated because you did not get enough done today. Don’t wonder when your ship will come in, make it come in. You don’t have to struggle with the never-ending pursuit of the next paycheck if you make your plan and stick to that plan.
The White Light: A Limitless Reality
by Helena Steiner-Hornsteyn

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English

Pages

211

Publication Date

October 01, 2016

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<p>Do medical miracles happen? Is there such a thing as Divine Intervention? Do angels exist? Is there an afterlife and could it affect our lives here and now? What is the White Light and how can I find it? Can it help me? The answers to these questions can be found in <em>The White Light — A Limitless Reality</em>.</p><br /><br /><p><strong>Helena Steiner-Hornsteyn</strong> has come to the realization, through her own experiences and encounters with the supernatural, that there is an extended reality that we have not yet dared accept in this world that is so full of control and limitation. She has lived through miracles, met angels and had other extraordinary spiritual encounters and feels that her experiences, as well as the experiences of others happening all over the world today, are proof enough that there is an existing reality that we have been made to ignore.</p><br /><br /><p>She was born with a gift of healing but early on refused to accept her gift and instead had to start her spiritual path from the very beginning — learning step by step what was possible and what was not. After more and more spiritual encounters, her awareness expanded and she soon became part of a world that has so many more possibilities than what we have been made to believe.</p><br /><br /><p><em>The White Light — A Limitless Reality </em>is full of extraordinary true stories of exciting spiritual insights and new revelations.</p><br /><br /><p><strong>Rev. Dr. Helena Steiner-Hornsteyn</strong> is an inspirational teacher, lecturer and a leading authority in the field of personal transformation and healing of body and mind. She was born in Sweden and lives in the United States. She works internationally.</p>
Collins English Dictionary
by Collins UK

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English

Pages

2340

Publication Date

October 23, 2014

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<p>Not suitable for all Kindle devices. Please see below for compatibility with your Kindle device. Set as your dictionary of choice for Kindle and look up words while reading ebooks.</p><p>Compatibility & Functionality<br />If you have any issues with this, please contact dictionaries@harpercollins.co.uk<br />• Setting as Default Dictionary works on all Kindles except Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle for Android and any of the Kindle apps, including Kindle for PC and Kindle for Mac<br />• Headword search works on all Kindles except Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, including Kindle for Mac and Kindle for PC<br />• Basic Text Search works on all Kindle devices including Kindle Fire<br />• Kindle dictionaries are compatible with Kindle for iPad / iPhone (version 4.0+)<br />• Very limited functionality in Kindle mobile apps - not recommended.</p><p>Where indicated above you have the option to change your default dictionary setting to this much larger compatible dictionary which will allow you to look up definitions when reading ebooks written in English. Check that your device supports this functionality.</p><p>Features<br />• all elements of the dictionary entries are displayed<br />• pronunciation symbols (IPA) are shown<br />• cross-references to other entries are hyperlinks for quick navigation<br />• entries contain hyperlinks to related words<br />• looking up inflected forms of a word (plurals, past tenses, etc.) is supported</p><p>The dictionary draws on Collins extensive language databases and reintroduces many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players, including words previously only found in the official Scrabble word list. Everyone will be drawn in by evolving definitions, new, rare and quirky words.</p>
California Coast Trails; A Horseback Ride from Mexico to Oregon
by J. Smeaton Chase

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English

Pages

201

Publication Date

November 01, 2016

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<b>In 1911, J. Smeaton Chase, embarked on a journey across the length of the Western United States.<br /><br />Traveling upon horseback he spent the next two summers venturing along the coast from Mexico to Oregon.</b><br /><br />His fascinating <em>California Coast Trails</em> record in impeccable detail those journeys. <br /><br />Riding through this spectacular landscape Smeaton Chase immerses the reader in the beautiful cañons, the varied and stunning flora and fauna and the captivating people he meets along the way.<br /><br />The first section of his journey takes Smeaton Chase from Los Angeles to San Diego, accompanied by his reliable horse Chino and his friend the painter Carl Eytel. The next year Smeaton Chase explores the northern section of the Western United States through Oregon.<br /><br /><em>California Coast Trails</em> is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the western coast of America in early twentieth century or anyone wishing to take their own journey along the route that Smeaton Chase took over one hundred years ago.<br /><br />“The high point of the book - as it was the high point of his <em>paseo</em> for Chase himself - is the Santa Lucia Mountains and the Big Sur Country. Even though Chase saw it as we never can, before the highway, when the land was still dotted with isolated ranches accessible only by trail, before tourism, exclusive resorts and the advent of the weekend backpacker had made their numerous marks on the land and on the spirit of the place - even with all these changes, those who travel the backcountry can still see this truly magical place much as Chase saw it.” <em>The Double-Cone Quarterly</em><br /><br />J. Smeaton Chase was an English-born American author and traveler. He has become an integral part of California literature: revered for his poignant descriptions of landscapes. He died in 1923. His book <em>California Coast Trails: a Horseback Ride from Mexico to Oregon</em> was first published in 1913.
Murder By The Books Vol. 1: Horrific True Stories
by RJ Parker Ph.D.

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English

Pages

895

Publication Date

August 07, 2014

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SAVE $15 BY PURCHASING THIS SET OF BOOKS. <br /><b>From Bestselling Author RJ Parker, a 900 page, 3 in 1 True Crime Boxed Set. Read for FREE using your KindleUnlimited membership</b><br /><b>Serial Killers Abridged</b><br />The ultimate reference for anyone compelled by the pathology and twisted minds behind the most disturbing of homicidal monsters. From A to Z, and from around the world, these serial killers have killed in excess of 3,000 innocent victims, affecting thousands of friends and family members. There are monsters in this book that you may not have heard of, but you won't forget them after reading their case. This reference book will make a great collection for true crime enthusiasts. Each true story is in a Reader's Digest short form. <br /><b>WARNING: There are 15 dramatic crime scene photos in this book that some may find disturbing</b><br /><hr /><br /><b>Cold Blooded Killers</b><br />The author delves into the gritty, gruesome details of the most notorious Cold Blooded Killers the world has ever seen, like Edmund Kemper who decapitated his mother's head; used it as a dartboard, had oral sex with it, and then cut out her voice box and placed it in the garbage disposal. Michael Alborgeden who at the age of 14 just couldn't take the humiliation anymore and killed his father. School shootings we are all too familiar with as it's happening much too often. Read about Columbine and Virginia Tech in this book.<br /><hr /><br /><b>Parents Who Killed Their Children: Filicide</b><br />What could possibly incite parents to kill their own children?<br /><br />This collection of "Filicidal Killers" provides a gripping overview of how things can go horribly wrong in once-loving families. Parents Who Killed their Children depicts ten of the most notorious and horrific cases of homicidal parental units out of control. People like--Andrea Yates, Diane Downs, Susan Smith, and Jeffrey MacDonald--who received a great deal of media attention. The author explores the reasons; from addiction to postpartum psychosis, insanity to altruism. Each story is detailed with background information on the parents, the murder scenes, trials, sentencing and aftermath. <br /> <br />"These are 3 books that you will want to keep in your library to read and read again. Every day we are faced with the news of another serial killer or a senseless murder. If for no other reason, read these to stay aware of the dangers that face us, and to watch out for those that may not can watch out for themselves. There are many stories told in this collection, each one horrific. Mr. Parker is a no nonsense writer, he gives the facts (as hard as they are to read) in a straight forward manner. A great deal on this box set." -- <b>Amazon Customer</b><br /> <br />"I love how these books are packed full of facts and details but also have that wonderfully descriptive quality of fiction that makes me lose myself in the story. Several of these stories have stuck with me and I find myself revisiting them time and again as well as sharing them with other readers. I heartily recommend not only for the content, but the economical price as well." -- <b>Kelly Sons</b><br /><br /><h2>NOTE: Murder by the Books, Vol. 2 released on February 22, 2017.</h2>
Empower Now: True Stories from 14 Young Minority Professionals
by , Rickey Harvey Jr.

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English

Pages

92

Publication Date

February 17, 2017

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Empower Now tells the true stories of 14 young minority Black professionals and their journeys to success. Through both obstacles and victories, they were able to fulfill their dreams.<br /><br />In their stories you will find helpful tips, inspiring quotes, and life lessons coming from individuals in various fields including Medicine, Education, Engineering, and Dentistry. Just like they are fulfilling their dreams, you can too! It’s time for you to be empowered now!

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