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Hunting for Tamara
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Masked gunmen massacre a prominent Iraqi family in Baghdad. Dr. Liam Casey, a trusted family friend who had served in Iraq, is recruited by U.S. Army Intelligence to find Tamara Najib, the lone survivor. Following a bizarre trail of clues left by a dead soldier, he finds himself plunged into a web of terror. There are those who are intent on keeping the truth hidden.
Between the Two Rivers: A Story of the Armenian Genocide
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2010 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
After seeing their family murdered during the Armenian Genocide, Mannig and her sister struggle to survive on the streets of what is now eastern Iraq, fighting with other children for camel dung to trade for bread. One day a handsome philanthropist offers them sanctuary in an orphanage … A moving memoir of the author's mother. Revised 2nd Edition.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
There Lived in Baghdad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against the background of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the story follows the life of two people. Sameera Begum lives in Baghdad at a time when it is being bombed to smithereens. Mike Pettee, a young marine in the United States Army is on his way to Baghdad, to see action in his first war. This is a story of these two people. Two people whose lives moved on paths destined to meet at a crossroad
The Bunker below Believers' Palace: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Lieutenant Nixon is a bitter, frustrated naval officer serving his time as a staff weenie in the International Zone. Bored with the monotony of war, he ventures to a secret bunker below one of Saddam Hussein’s former palaces with a quirky German named Hans. The Bunker below Believers’ Palace is a 3,400-word (~15-page) short story about the mystery behind Saddam’s toppled dictatorship.
America Goes On: A Novella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A young veteran of the Iraq war drives across America while struggling to find his place in the country he just defended. Confronted with complacent attitudes and narrow minds, he realizes his fellow citizens don’t even understand America is at war, let alone respect his sacrifice.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
Raid Night
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Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
The Circle
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 117,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Circle is a political intrigue story that reflects recent world events and their aftermath. The characters are caught between circumstances of their cultures and politics of the times, players who are not what they portray: naïve and cunning, loyal and duplicitous, sentimental and appetite driven.
Beneath a Persian Sun (a John Dee tale)
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Series: John Dee Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
The year is 2003 and the place is Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. forces have invaded and looting has rampaged across the city. Into this chaos arrives a mysterious figure dressed in gray and his companion, a history professor. The two venture into the depths of the National Museum in search of an ancient relic. "Beneath a Persian Sun" is a short story of dark historical and religious fantasy, and horror.