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Over The Hills . .
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,120. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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 Tower at Petite Vigne
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
When a German construction unit arrives at the French village of Petite Vigne to build a flak battery, its inhabitants are forced to face the war they had kept at bay for four years. Will they settle for an undeclared truce with the occupiers? Opt to resist? Or will collaborators rise from their midst?
News on the Home Front
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Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set against a worldwide canvas that includes New York, Paris and Germany "News on the Home Front" tells the story of two women who have been friends since their childhood in West Lake, Maryland. The world war has torn apart their lives leaving each trying to find a way to put it back together. It's been a difficult few years with rationing and shortages starting to take their toll.
Bubblegum and Suckers: A Children's Book for Adults
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Free bubblegum and suckers to everyone! Fudge and Cookies for all! Free health care, free drugs, free everything! Nobody pays and Everyone Benefits!" cry the children. In this short story coming on the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, idealists grapple with reality, and youngsters take on old fogeys for the future of the country.
Following the Troops: Life for an Army Wife 1941-1945
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012 by Eres Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My mother loved to tell stories about her life and I loved to listen. When I grew up and had an opportunity to publish her World War II adventures, I asked her to write these stories for a collection I was working on for Honno, the Welsh Women’s Press, Parachutes & Petticoats.
The Carol Singers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It isn’t a Christmas card that plops on Alice’s doormat, but a letter from the council.
Christmas Wonderland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - When Samantha Noelle was talked into replacing her friend as Santa's helper at a department store she was less than thrilled with the divinely handsome store manager who laughed at her in her green elf costume. Sam would have liked staying out of Mr. Giovanni's way, but his precocious young daughter was going to show them both how much they all needed one another.
Yankee Determinism
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
"To Whom It May Concern…You will be escorted off these premises between midnight and dawn on the…" Naturally they weren’t giving him long to decide or prepare; they never got push-back. But, then, he wasn’t like everyone else. Even so, he still had to consider the three teens he was grandfather, and now, father to. He'd gotten his fill of war long ago, apparently the sheriff hadn't. So be it.