Books tagged: evacuation

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Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
Series: Annalea, Book 1 · Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Whirl of the Wheel
Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.08)
Three children whirl back in time through an enchanted potter’s wheel into the reality of evacuation in 1940s Britain . . . Whirl of the Wheel pulls feisty Connie, her brother Charlie-Mouse, and school pest Malcolm into dangers on the homefront and towards a military operations secret that will save their home. The children hit trouble when Malcolm fails to return to the present day.
Seven Half Crowns
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Evacuated in 1940 from the Liverpool to a small town in Wales, Fred and his younger brother Marty found life far from easy. Desperately homesick, Fred was unable to settle. Worse, it seemed no one really cared. He, his brother, and the other evacuees, were an inconvenience, except to those who actually seemed to enjoy making life even more unpleasant for them.
Unfaithful Servant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Brilliant, disgruntled CIA officer Jack Harris avenges the death of his military fiancé in a fast paced thriller. Jack’s clever technique applied to strategic targets in the U.S. is discovered by his childhood friend, FBI agent Frank Warren, who invokes a blood vow to learn why and wherefore. A compelling read with a surprise ending.
Hitler's Ear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,520. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00)
The true story of one of the three-and-a-half million evacuees, mainly children, who were evacuated from British cities and the Blitz at the outbreak of World War 2. A vivid, detailed insight into both the lighter and darker sides of life as a wartime evacuee far from home and family.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Noncombatant Evacuation Operations (FM 90-29) Security, Logistics, Psychological (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Noncombatant Evacuation Operations Field Manual (FM 90-29) covers the evacuation of noncombatants (civilians) under nonemergency conditions.
The Hurricane Lover
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A journalist enlists the help of her meteorologist lover in the hunt for a con artist using chaos as cover for murder and identity theft during the epic hurricane season of 2005. This smart, sexy thriller incorporates the fascinating science of megastorms and actual emails exchanged by officials during Katrina, Rita and the greatest disaster management goat screw in US history.
Disaster Response: Staff Officer's Handbook with Observations, Insights, and Lessons - Comprehensive Information on Military Response to Natural Disasters, Emergency Management, Terrorism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a uniquely valuable, informative, and up-to-date guide to military emergency management response, covering all aspects of defense support to civilians in times of crisis.
Evacuation Day: A Science Fiction Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Peggy Osterhouse walks into Grenville Groceries, she expects Mr. Grenville to follow her to the evacuation like all good citizens. After all, Mr. Grenville and his special talents will be needed on the trip. But Mr. Grenville has different ideas, especially for dealing with a construct like Peggy Osterhouse. And he’s not afraid to use them! "Evacuation Day" is a short story.
Every Last Mother's Child
Price: Free! Words: 374,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
(4.00)
How do you evacuate a planet of Seventy Five Million beings, those who are of flesh and blood, as well as those that are cybernetic? That is the question “Every Last Mother’s Child” poses, when an asteroid field is disturbed, and threatens to destroy the planet of Trena.