Books tagged: 1940

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The Old Ghosts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The British Isles are the most haunted places on Earth. Ghosts shimmer through stately homes and humble cottages alike. They linger at lonely crossroads and walk the ancient trackways. But few people know much about them. In the stories in this book Barbara portrays exactly how Boggarts, Banshees, Co-Walkers, the White Lady and the Old Hag really behave.
Painting in the Dark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,070. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
'His masterpiece to date,' said the Guardian. An old woman has dark secrets in her past, when she and her sister were intimates of Hitler & Goering. During the 1997 Election, as Tony Blair sweeps to power, art dealer Gottleisch and his evil helper Ticky think she has hoarded her sister’s valuable paintings. They're determined to get them, whatever it takes. 'Exceptional,' said Booklist.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Ole and Nelse, those swedish brothers
Price: $2.13 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These two wild & crazy emigrant/immigrant brothers are learning that things are never as easy as they think they should be. These light hearted stories from 1930's to 1960's. They are funny poem-stories worded in old swedish slang, about life back then and including a political viewpoint poem about the war in Viet Nam.
Crimes in the Key of Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nobody cares who killed a down-on-his-luck piano player...except his brother, who happens to work for the crimefighting detective Sister Mayhem. Tearing up the underworld with her network of operatives--the Order of No Mercy--Sister Mayhem pulls out all the stops to solve the case and catch the killer, unless she becomes the next victim first. Don't miss this thrill-a-minute pulp crime saga.
Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Blood and Blitzkrieg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Set in France and Belgium in World War II, 'Blood and Blitzkrieg' tells the harrowing story of Joe Dean, a young Australian lieutenant, as he discovers love, fear and hatred in the cauldron of the German invasion of 1940.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
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In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
The Lutheran Ladies Circle: Thanks for Leaving
Series: The Lutheran Ladies Circle, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Eccentric Aunt Ula ditches the Lutheran Ladies crowded car to National Convention for a train trip to her past. She’s collecting pieces of her life. Her story of “running away” at sixteen is molded by a deeply human cast of characters as she struggles to grow up under the cloud of WWII, strict nuns and the cussing pipe fitters. She soon discovers what’s “over and done” doesn’t always stay that way