High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life

20 April 2017 | By Tiffany Jenkins | Filed in: true-story.

A few years ago, Tiffany Jenkins was detoxing behind bars at a Florida prison, incarcerated on 20 felony charges Now, she s clean and sober, a married mother of three As she found her way in her new life, she started sharing on social media as an outlet for her depression and anxiety She struck a

The Adventurer's Son

14 March 2018 | By Roman Dial | Filed in: true-story.

A brave and marvelous book A page turner that will rip your heart out Jon Krakauer n nIn the tradition of Into the Wild comes an instant classic of outdoor literature, a riveting work of uncommon depth I m planning on doing 4 days in the jungle It should be difficult to get lost forever

The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan

23 February 2017 | By Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller | Filed in: true-story.

n An emotional and sweeping memoir of love and survival and of a committed and desperate family uprooted and divided by the violent, changing landscape of Afghanistan in the early 1980s nBefore the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home Kabul, Afghanistan as peaceful, prosperous

't Hooge Nest

12 March 2017 | By Roxane van Iperen | Filed in: true-story.

Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog bestieren twee joodse zussen Janny en Lien Brilleslijper een van de grootste onderduikadressen in Nederland t Hooge Nest, een villa in het Gooi Terwijl de laatste Joden in Nederland worden opgejaagd gaat het leven van enkele tientallen onderduikers zo goed en kw

Officer Clemmons

01 August 2019 | By François S. Clemmons | Filed in: true-story.

Details the incredible life story of Fran ois Clemmons, beginning with his early years in Alabama and Ohio, marked by family trauma and loss, through his studies as a music major at Oberlin College, where Clemmons began to investigate and embrace his homosexuality, to a chance encounter with Fred Ro

The Orphan Keeper

14 June 2018 | By Camron Wright | Filed in: true-story.

Based on a true story nSeven year old Chellamuthu s life is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in India, sold to a Christian orphanage, and then adopted by an unsuspecting couple in the United States It takes months before the boy can speak enough English to tell his parents that

A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

15 October 2017 | By Jen Waite | Filed in: true-story.

What do you do when you discover that the person you ve built your life around never existed When it could never happen to me does happen to you n nThese are the questions facing Jen Waite when she begins to realize that her loving husband the father of her infant daughter, her best friend, the

Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

07 June 2017 | By Clinton Romesha | Filed in: true-story.

The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the thirteen hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell It doesn t get better To us, that phrase nailed one of the essential

Love as Always, Mum xxx

01 June 2019 | By Mae West | Filed in: true-story.

The true story of an abused childhood, of shocking brutality and life as the daughter of notorious serial killer, and master manipulator, Rose West nYou re twenty one years old Police arrive on the doorstep of your house, 25 Cromwell Street, with a warrant to search the garden for the remains of yo

Becky: The Heartbreaking Story of Becky Watts by Her Father Darren Galsworthy

10 February 2019 | By Darren Galsworthy | Filed in: true-story.

This is the heartbreaking story of the murder of 16 year old Bristol schoolgirl Becky Watts, a personal and heartfelt account of a crime that shocked the nation in a unique way and tore a family in two.A vulnerable and shy girl, Becky Watts was brutally murdered and dismembered by her own step broth

Where has Mummy Gone?: When there is nothing left but memories…

17 November 2017 | By Cathy Glass | Filed in: true-story.

The true story of Melody, aged 8, the last of five siblings to be taken from her drug dependent single mother and brought into care n nWhen Cathy is told about Melody s terrible childhood, she is sure she s heard it all before But it isn t long before she feels there is going on than she or the

The Diary of a Young Girl

07 November 2019 | By Anne Frank | Filed in: true-story.

Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank s remarkable diary has become a world classic a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit n nIn 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and he