Books tagged: the blitz

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Our Time is Now - book one
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,840. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Romance in 1941 was not easy for anyone, and yet the passions of maturing teenagers were as powerful and vibrant as at any time, before or since. Rebelling against the conventional morality of the 1940s, Tommy and Mary’s discovery of their passion for each other took them on a journey of exploration of their powerful sensuality.
Vampires of the Sky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
It is the summer of 1940. William is a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force. Sofia is a girl meets in a pub shortly before he is to go back off to war. The time they have together is necessarily brief, but perhaps their love is the flame that will see them through the darkness to come. This is a short story.
Living Through a War
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Exorcising Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bob Booth. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Machen's "The Bowmen" was first published, many believed his tale of heavenly archers defeating WWI German troops was true. Here, Tim Lebbon & Simon Clark pay homage with Exorcising Angels, set during The Blitz of WWII, when (in the words of the Bishop of London) all of Great Britain needed to pray a "plea to the Heavenly Father for divine protection against these Swastikad angels of Death."
The Only Blue Door
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 128,170. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
September 1940 - Maggie and her young siblings are living in the East End of London with their mother, who goes into hospital to have a baby, leaving them with a neighbour. In a bombing raid their home is destroyed and the neighbour is killed. The children wander the streets until they are taken in by some nuns. But their problems are not over - they are sent as child migrants to Australia.
Fiamma
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 40,810. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
As Mark boards the plane to Europe, he fights against the realisation that he still loves a beautiful, enigmatic woman. He asks himself whether the terrible events in her past hold the key to her nature. Is she, as he fears, inescapably marked down for disaster – or have the Fates, at a very late hour, called on him to intervene?
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joyce Lovely grew up in Liverpool during World War 2, her family surviving a blitz which damaged their home and killed two thousand of their fellow Liverpudlians in a week. She and her young friends dreamed of peace and safety, but not as much as they dreamed about ice-cream. A charming memoir of a young woman’s childhood and coming of age.