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True Stories

January 19, 2018

The books on this list reveal unbelievable events that actually happened; from incredible acts of bravery to unbelievable and touching stories of survival and faith of ordinary people going through extraordinary circumstances. 

"It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense"

—Mark Twain

1 The Miracle Man

The Miracle Man

Melissa | Religious

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Do you need a miracle? Well, you’ve come to the right place! These are true stories of lives transformed by the miraculous power of the Living God! I hope you will imagine yourself in their shoes, and experience the great love of Jesus, the Miracle Man. We’re not going to just fill our heads with information ABOUT Jesus. We are going to plop ourselves right down in the middle of each story. Imagine ourselves there. As if what is happening, is happening to us. As if what Jesus is saying, he is saying to us. What each person was thinking and feeling, and how each one connected with Jesus. Let’s dive in, sink deep, and soak ourselves in these accounts of Jesus reaching out to ordinary people, not so different from you and me. We will get to know Jesus, and receive, I pray, a miracle!

2 A Week of Unbridled Passion

A Week of Unbridled Passion

Nairda Doorf | Erotica

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"Colleen went to slip into something more comfortable, it might have made her more comfortable but it sure made things hard for me." A tale of love and lust in the 70s. Two people meet at a party and instantly fall in love. They have a brief but torrid affair and ignore all inhibitions as they explore their wildest fantasies and fulfil their deepest sexual desires. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad this is a moving true story of love, lust and desire.

3 I Trusted Him

I Trusted Him

Jennifer Smith | Biography

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Teen relationships are often controversial and severely misunderstood. In some cases these relationships can escalate into what is commonly known as domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV). The more tragic of these cases sometime lead to murder . As was the case for 16-year old Anna Lynn Hurd. This book, "I Trusted Him : The True Story of Anna Lynn Hurd," methodically documents the months and days leading up to her gruesome murder, a murder that no one in the small town of Northern St. Paul could have seen coming, or could they?

4 Becoming Mrs. G, A True Christian Love Story

Becoming Mrs. G, A True Christian Love Story

La Micia Genova | Religious

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Becoming Mrs. G is for any woman who is curious about what it truly looks and feels like to experience a ‘fairytale’ here on earth, leading up to your wedding day. God blesses those who follow His process despite how hard it may be, and La Micia openly shares about the good, the bad, and the ugly times on her way to becoming the wife God destined her to be. No matter where you are in life, this book will speak to your heart. Come with La Micia on her journey to becoming Mrs. G!

5 The Diabolic Labyrinth

The Diabolic Labyrinth

Cameron Carr | Biography

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A story about the first eight years of my life with schizophrenia. Homelessness, psychosis and so on. True story.

6 Christian Controversies: Seeking the Truth

Christian Controversies: Seeking the Truth

Scott S. Haraburda | Religious

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The author searches for truth and explores real world issues concerning Christians throughout history and today, and the future of Christianity in this ever-changing world. This book contains many facts and true stories, some you might recognize and some from the author's own life, as he logically discusses controversial subjects such as a Perfect Bible, sex, lying, killing, ethics, Christian leadership, Bible-thumping judgment, and women's rights. It is well documented and written in easy-to-understand language to arm you with the knowledge you need to discuss Scripture in an educated and meaningful way, and to develop a real-world perspective of Christianity; a must-read for all who profess to be Christian!

7 Converted on LSD Trip

Converted on LSD Trip

David Clarke | Self-Improvement

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This tells a true story of redemption. David Clarke was a former criminal in the 60’s. He and his elder brother we sent to prison for malicious wounding and carrying a fire arm without a license. After a bad experience on LSD he turns his life around and became a Christian turning his back on his life of crime. He educated himself by learning to read and became a Baptist minister.

8 Cover Me: Living, Loving and Learning Through Loss

Cover Me: Living, Loving and Learning Through Loss

Joy Basham-Lynskey | Psychology

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The true stories within these pages will show even the most skeptical that life is defined by how you allow yourself to believe it will be defined. The author describes the stories of three young boys’ journeys and the end of their journeys through lives that were cut far too short. If you have ever suffered the loss of a true friend, a soul mate, a sibling, or just a person in your life from whom you have learned. Then you will want to know how you can honor and remember that person in a way that will help your soul to heal as well. So relax, read this book, and learn from it what you may be desperate to find. Within these pages are the keys to help you begin the journey to loving, losing and then moving on to being the best person you never expected you may be.

9 Kenna - A Transgender Life

Kenna - A Transgender Life

Kenna Henderson | Biography

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The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.

10 A Reason for Living

A Reason for Living

Billy Casper | General Non Fiction

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A Reason for Living - Prelims to a Powerful and Compelling True Story of a Childs Fight for Survival from Abusive Parents

11 I Am Not My Brother's Keeper

I Am Not My Brother's Keeper

Amelia Bradford | Drama

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This is a true story about children hurt by their own parents. It's about not doing the easy thing, the common thing, and turning away, and it's about the long, hard, expensive fight to do what's right. It's a success story, too, (if that's the right phrase) about a family torn apart, about parents prosecuted, convicted and jailed and children given another chance. It's the story of a flawed justice system that, for all its errors, all its faults, in this case, did what we hope it will. It's about what the words - family, love and responsibility - really mean, and, most of all, it's an example for those of us who care about kids enough to do more than talk about it.

12 The Prisoner in Hell - A True Story

The Prisoner in Hell - A True Story

Peter Evans | General Non Fiction

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I moved to the USA in 1991/92 from the UK in 1997 I was sentenced to nine years in the Texas Penitentiary. This book contains facts concerning corruption and deception within the system & beyond. Although much will be hard to believe the factual reality only takes common sense and could only reach the conclusion that I was incarcerated illegally, but no-one will dare take my case because they fear the power of the system. I have been suppressed and so I present the true facts and let you the people be the Jury, I am sure that you will find the system Guilty. This book is deep but I have tried to make is as easy for you as I can, but I am not a writer and so there are many mistakes, please bear with me I have done my best. Love, Peter

13 True Ghost Stories

True Ghost Stories

Webmaster of www.trueghoststories.co.uk | General Non Fiction

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Download this FREE e-book that contains a collection of true ghost stories from around the world. Download it today!

14 Annie's Story Laid Bare

Annie's Story Laid Bare

Rachel Ellis | Erotica

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This is a steamy, sexy, real life story about a faithful, long term married woman, Annie from Bristol, England. Her life was turned upside down when she and her husband experimented with a threesome with a close friend. It is a story about when you play with fire you will get burned. It is a lesson in 'be careful what you wish for.' Annie's true story is a hot, roller coaster ride through a sequence of erotic encounters that eventually spirals out of control. Everything in life has a price.

15 The  Cancer Terminator  Part II: True-to-Life Stories of 100 Cancer Survivors

The Cancer Terminator Part II: True-to-Life Stories of 100 Cancer Survivors

Wang Zhen Guo | Health

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Download this FREE eBook, and discover how Western and Eastern medicine join forces to fight cancer. Includes the stories of 100 cancer survivors from around the globe, as well as focus on cancer-fighting Tian Xian herbs. Download it now!

16 Looking Back in Time

Looking Back in Time

Kevin Slater | Biography

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A true story of Kevin Slater's life growing up in foster and care homes. Kevin was born in Liverpool UK (Huyton).

17 When Johnny Comes Marching (Homeless)

When Johnny Comes Marching (Homeless)

Ken Smith | Business

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True story of the birth of the most successful shelter for homeless veterans in the United States. Over 40,000 veterans have passed through it's doors and this program was awarded a "Point of Light" for its innovative approach to a national disgrace.

18 Two Kyrgyz Women

Two Kyrgyz Women

Marinka Franulovic | Human Rights

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Inspired by true stories of victims of human trafficking. What would it be like to be physically, emotionally and sexually abused while being trapped in trafficking situation? What would it be like to be treated like a commodity, to be bought and sold?

19 A Rottweiler, Frank & I

A Rottweiler, Frank & I

Ian Miller | General Non Fiction

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Through a difficult but true story, this FREE e-Book addresses the question of whether it is possible to find humor in a terminal illness. Download it today!

20 Searching for Lydia

Searching for Lydia

B.H. Arias | Romance

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Based on a true story. A trip through one man's descent into insanity as he attempts to come to grips with the gorgeous ghost who has invaded his mind and will not let him go. A tale told in a loosely connected poetic, and romantic style during several deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan in diary-like vignettes as the author struggles to define this Love

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