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Homefront
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Homefront...takes on the Iraq War and the complicity of the common citizen. Set in the United States, the story is told through the words and thoughts of one family and some members of their circle. A year after losing their son during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the novel presents the family’s questions and doubts." -Ron Jacobs, Counterpunch
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Dangerous Rainbows
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Price: Free! Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The coalition and the empire have been at war longer than anyone of any age can remember. Alquin, a young and ambitious empire general, makes his way through the ranks while dealing with enemies both internal and external as he tries to defeat the coalition. Unable to compromise in his ideals while eternally seeking what has been torn from him, his life-and-death struggle continues undaunted.
The Conquest of Oila
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fiction of US militarism in Iraq and greater Oila.
The Name on My Wrist
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2009 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
James, middle-aged, is given to one-night flings with younger men in whom he searches for someone he lost long ago. A random comment by his latest catch draws his mind back to the past, to a boy he once loved so fiercely, a boy drafted and sent to fight in Vietnam. A boy lost in the war. A boy James has never forgotten. WARNING: This is a very sad little story. It's also one of my best IMHO.
Poems for Paula
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
"It is the sheer diversity of Tom's work that takes your breath away.This is graphically illustrated by the first poem. 'The Det' takes you to a situation that, thank God, most of us have never had to face, and leaves you wondering how you would have coped. Less bravely, then and afterwards, I suspect. Sally Patricia Gardener..Author of ' Lillian's Story '
I'm a Soldier...get me out of here !
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Tom's poetry is Raw,Emotional,Funny,and at times sad enough to bring out the tissues. He always tells it 'Like it is' and it is always from the heart. Tom has this gift of writing from 'Other people's shoes' as well as his own.His life in the Military has inspired many of the Soldier/War poems and his fight against Cancer reflects the sadness and trauma of this terrible illness. 'Warts and all'
In the Wake of the Boatman
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,180. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis--he is one. As he drowns in expectations and disappointments, the matter of who he is—who he truly is—eludes him. Except for one thing: He’s a freak. He has to be. It’s the only answer that makes sense. In the Wake of the Boatman is a brilliant drama, stirringly and sensitively told, about the elusiveness of identity.
Warmasters: Classic Treatises on the Art of War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,190. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A collection of classic texts on war and strategy. Sun Tzu's "The Art of War", Niccolo Machiavelli's "Art of War", and Karl von Clausewitz's "On War". Preface gives brief biographies.
Staying Sane in an Insane World
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 148,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A factual, highly researched, witty and occasionally satirical overview of the last 2 millennia of mankind's many myths, superstitions, legends, and lies, portrayed in easily understandable concepts, brilliant analyses, and humor, taking a critical, insightful look at how strange and gullible human kind currently is and has ever been - by acclaimed author-psychologist, R. V. Riccio.