Joan's eBooks          Founded 2016

   

Joan's eBooks makes available books in eBook format to readers worldwide. These are generally books that are no longer available in printed format, or books that have never been published in printed format. The purpose is to preserve history by keeping available knowledge from the past before it gets lost in time.

The eBooks are compatible with eBook readers and computers in the form of desktops, laptops and tablets. They are delivered by email and can be sent to any reader worldwide who has an email connection.

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Ebooks available for ordering on this site

Skeleton Coast
The book written by John H Marsh about the dramatic rescue of survivors of the wreck of the Dunedin Star during WW2 (Now in its 14th edition/reprint)
Heidelbergers of the Boer War(1981)
Written by Ian Uys - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle referred to the Heidelberg Commando as the 'corps de elite' of the Boer forces, and well he might have for the Heidelbergers fought in every campaign in which the Transvaal forces were engaged from 1850 to 1902. This book has long been out of print. Now republished in eBook format (2017) after being updated by the author with addition material being included.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - approx 313 pages Out of print book that is now available in eBook format
For Valour - The history of Southern Africa's Victoria Cross Heroes(1973)
Written by Ian Uys - This is the well-known reference work on Victoria Crosses that was published in 1973 and has long been out of print. Now republished in eBook format (2017) after being updated by the author with addition material being included.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - approx 400 pages Out of print book that is now available in eBook format
The Pacific War
Written by Bill Brady - The Pacific War is about engagements that changed the course of the war in the Pacific, culminating in atom bombing. A strategic action that saved millions of lives. This book has never been published before and is only available in eBook format. First published in 2017.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally
Above Board and Under Cover --- Previously out of print but now available in eBook format.
Written by Ivor Little - An autobiography of Ivor Little, who started as a rebel at school, and ended up as a Captain in the Merchant Navy, a Captain in the South African Navy, a lecturer at the Naval Staff College, a military attache on diplomatic service, and a senior player in the diplomatic transformation of South Africa at the end of Apartheid.
Penquins,Potatoes& Postage Stamps - eBook version
Written by Allan B Crawford - This is an amazing book that records the developments on the Island of Tristan da Cuhna and how their history has been encapsulated in various series of postage stamps. Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - The PDF version of the book is 297 pages and contains 370 images. Out of print book that is now available in eBook format
Commanders in Chief - The American Presidents and their armed Forces
Written by Ian Uys - Biography of all the US presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump
This book has never been published before and is only available in eBook format. First published in 2016.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - approx 500 pages
RMS Titanic biographies
Written by Ian Uys - The biographies of passengers and crew give an insight into how people reacted when faced with a titanic life-threatening event. Their lives before and during the cataclysmic sinking is chronicled, as well as what happened to the survivors.
This book has never been published before and is only available in eBook format. First published in 2016.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally
Victoria Crosses of the Anglo-Boer War
Written by Ian Uys - The Victoria Cross was the highest commonwealth medal for bravery in the face of the enemy. Their citations provide records of courage which cover the entire war and give an insight into the conditions prevailing at the time.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - approx 200 pages Now available in eBook format.
Oceanos Survivors' Stories
Written by Ian Uys - Survivors stories from a shipwreck off the South African Wild Coast where the passengers were abandoned by the crew when the ship started sinking
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally - approx 180 pages. Now available in eBook format.
The Knysna Castaways
Written by Ian Uys - Historical romance novel set in the Cape Colony in 1800
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally. Now available in eBook format.
The 10:20 to Grahamstown - Blaauwkrantz Bridge Railway Disaster
Written by Ben Bezuidenhout - Historical account of a railway disaster that impacted on the lives of citizens of Grahamstown, South Africa.
Ebook format that can be delivered to readers globally. Now available in eBook format.
Books publicised on this site
No Pathway Here
The book written by John H Marsh about the annexation of the Prince Edward and Marion Islands by South Africa in Dec 1947
South Africa and the War at Sea
A booklet written by J H Marsh of interesting ships calling at Cape Town
eBooks shortly to be released by Joan's eBooks
Life and Culture of the Southern African Bushman by Ian Uys - New book only available in eBook format
Fight to the Bitter end by Ian Uys
Mastermind by Bill Brady


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