Books tagged: postwar

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Hiroshima Sunset
By John Kelly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
In 2007, self-publishing author, Amanda Blackburn accepts an assignment in Japan to help exonerate the name of a former soldier who served in the post-war Australian occupation army in 1946. The soldier’s damning exploits are revealed in a journal written by an unidentified veteran. A tender love story set against the background of Atomic devastation.
Why Rock the Boat
By William Weintraub
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction
In a tale reminiscent of The Front Page, Harry Barnes, a young reporter joins the Daily Witness where the managing editor, Philip Butcher fires journalists while clamping down on real news. To amuse himself Harry writes hilarious Butcher stories, which inexplicably appear in the Witness. When he falls for Julia, a reporter who is hot for rebellion, Harry is tempted to rock the boat all the way.
Over The Hills . .
By June Davies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
World War Two is over. Ellen Butterworth's sweetheart is demobbed from the Royal Navy and comes ashore at Liverpool. Brian is restless and ambitious, however, finding civilian life difficult. An urgent telegram from Ellen's younger sister, Jeanette, interrupts their wedding plans. Ellen rushes away from Brian, travelling through the night across country and over the Dow Hills back to her home town
The Changing representations of the Nanking massacre: its impact on historical truth
By Greg Mclellan
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Essay
The writings of soldiers and eyewitnesses of the 1937 Nanking massacre, along with post-war deniers and participants of Japan’s modern academic movement depicts the progressive and dualistic nature of Japanese society. This paper demonstrates the struggle for an accurate representation of the past that results from the socially and politically conflicted post-war Japanese state.
The Cursed Sun
By Paul Westwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
Two centuries after the Final War, civilization struggles to rise from the ashes of the new Dark Ages. An innocent man turned outlaw is forced on a journey across a desolated land, risking his life to deliver a warning to the growing Rebellion. The message he carries will change the balance of power, and with it, the hopes of humanity.
Once Again, Long Island
By L.S. Johnson
You set the price! Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Literary fiction. A wedding, a family history, and all things bitter and sweet. A nod to my own roots in post-war Long Island. First published in Transfer magazine.
The Threlfalls
By Barbara Phipps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction
In 1948, Charlie Fletcher, a Leeds publican and black marketeer, always has cash and ration coupons. He marries a young Irish girl, Siobhan, along comes daughter, Susan. With an alcoholic mother and a secretive father, Susan finds friendship with classmate, Jimmy, and his mother, Pauline, who she quickly learns to rely on through the hardships of life growing up during the 50’s and 60’s.
Cobwebs in Time
By Lois Fenn
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction
Murder, abduction, and family tragedy mixed with extraordinary psychic happenings give this story a fantastical quality as it follows in the footsteps of The Magic Mooncat. Lois Fenn has a wonderful gift for creating believable characters as she deftly interweaves the threads of this family tale to create a compelling yet comforting picture of rural life through the generations.
Godfrey: Book Two
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
Traveler
By Carlie Simonsen
Series: Traveler's Tales, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2013 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Category: Fiction
Traveler knows she must cross the Rubble by dusk. At dusk, the cannibals come out, and they will want payment. She doesn’t count on the gang living on the other side of the Rubble to deny her passage until evening arrives. And she doesn’t count on being the prize in a turf war between the two groups.