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Ten From Four: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ten From Four is an eclectic collection of my works. Stories included are: A Time Called Home, Granny Fuhrmann And The Last Supper, Scam Of The Scandinavian, A Dog's Tale, The Courtship Of Ambrosia Snodgrass, Max Finnegan: Rogue Prince Of Pinconning, Worthington Manor, The Moose And Leo LeSander, Road To Chupadero, and Turning Points. Read samples of each at Four Moons Books on Smashwords.
How Canada Won the Great War
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For nearly 100 years Canada's role in ending WWI sooner than anyone thought possible has gone largely unrecognized. The Canadian Corp led by unlikely citizen soldier, Arthur Currie, became the premiere fighting force on the Western Front. Canadian soldiers hailed from hard scrabble farms and logging camps. Their natural survival and hunting instincts were exactly what the Great War required.
A Soldier’s Tale: Albert Money at the Battle of Aubers Ridge, May, 1915
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Series: Leadership, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
First-person account by British Army Private Albert Money of his experiences in one of the bloodiest and most futile battles of World War 1. Seriously wounded by machine gun fire he spent hours in No-man's land lying in a muddy ditch surrounded by the dead and dying, eventually crawling back to the British trenches. Casualties for the day, 10,000 men. Territory gained, not a single inch.
On the Road to Winterhaven
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas 1928. A mysterious man emerges from a blizzard and arrives at the hopeless town of Winterhaven. When he tries to rekindle lost hope, change the lives of the townsfolk and turn around the fortunes of the town, one stubborn problem remains: greed. Only the mysterious man can stand in greed’s way and save Winterhaven from eternal despair…
Anzac Spirit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: Australian English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Set in Gallipoli, ANZAC SPIRIT is about a sixteen year old boy, who went to war seeking adventure. What he found was the true horrors of war. It is also a story about mateship and the hardship faced by the diggers.
The Case of the Reluctant Agent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is 1917 and the Great War rages. Mycroft Holmes suspect an agents in Constantinople and wants to send Sherlock Holmes to investigate. When Sherlock refuses, Mycroft is shot and left for dead forcing Sherlock to uncover the turncoat agent. Holmes’ reluctant return to the Near East provokes bitter sweet memories and breath-robbing surprises, while Holmes hunts for the agent.
For Heaven's Sake Stop It!
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 850. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals
The exploits of carrier pigeon Cher Ami saving lives in The Great War.
Paris is Melting - The Gillis Ledgers Book I
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jake Gillis was a Marine in The Great War. In 1909, things took a turn for the weird. Mines clattered to life and burrowed underground. Tanks began to hover. Robotic infantrymen charged into gunfire without twitching. After being reassigned to the Navy’s Special Sciences Division, Jake got a front row seat as the world was introduced to a dimensional gateway known as the Altersphere.
Battlefield Colloquialisms of World War I (1914-1918)
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Series: Dictionaries, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
Battlefield slang is a colourful glimpse at the lives of British soldiers in 'The Great War'. Despite the horrors of daily life, they injected sardonic humour into everything. This book records for posterity the language of the trenches before it disappears altogether. Includes first hand account of Albert Money of the King’s Royal Rifles Corps who was wounded in action at Aubers Ridge in May 1915
The Value of Their Deaths
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A moving tribute to all those who served in the Great War, by award winning writer, Michael C. Madden. With their passing goes not our remembrance. (All author profits from the sale of this book are donated to the Victorian TPI Association)