Books tagged: war and politics

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Voices in Wartime Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Poetry, essays, interviews from witnesses to war. Soldiers and civilians give voice to the trauma, suffering, and longterm damage caused by war, and the need for the nation and community to accept the challenge of healing the wounds of war. Contributors include Jonathan Shay, Brian Turner, Jonathan Schell, Emily Warn, Wilfred Owen, Chris Hedges, Andrew Himes, etc.
Soldier of Misfortune: George W. Bush's War in Iraq
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Analysis of the war in Iraq as it entered its middle stages in 2004 and 2005. Investigates the war's mistakes, poor reasoning, and catastrophic consequences. Analyzes why the Iraq war was misdirected from the start. Important reading for people interested in the United States' misdirected foreign policy: why the war occurred, how to correct the mistake, what to do as we look ahead.
Astra: Synchronicity
Series: Astra, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,980. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
In 2310, humans persecute psions and hunt them to extinction regardless of guilt; Magnius Zoleki is one of them. He has everything a fifty-year-old man could want -- except for the psionic assassin trying to kill him. The last thing he needs is to get mixed up in an ugly interstellar war, but in order to escape the clutches of his nefarious mentor, he’s willing to risk it or die trying. Book 1.
The Jenkins of Baltimore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » War
Baltimore's early history played out as an American saga! One of the few literary glimpses into life in early Baltimore. The Jenkins family, their business ambitions and political perspectives come to life in this well-researched debut novel. Losses, loves, and loyalties play on the reader’s imagination as readers are taken from development of the B&O Railroad through the Civil War.
Shades Of Grey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
In a world where technology reigns, where the lines between corporate rule and government action blur, a dark dynasty rules. Those few who rise up against these powers run the risk of madness or death. Those who do not die lose the humanity they wish to save, or become just twisted as those they wish to overthrow. Morality in this world is nothing except for varying Shades of Grey.
Sangin - A Glance through Afghan Eyes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,430. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The British Army handed over responsibility for Sangin District to US Marines in late 2010. Set in the heart of Afghanistan's Helmand Province, UK forces left that troubled town after four bloody years fighting against a determined and ruthless insurgent threat. This is the story of Sangin as it was in the summer of 2009, told from a foreigner's perspective, but seen through Afghan Eyes.
Astra: The Reckoning
Series: Astra, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A year ago, Magnius Zoleki struggled with a life of boredom and an unhappy marriage. These days, he'd take those problems in a heartbeat. If the looming war with the Xuranians doesn't tear apart what remains of his sanity, Amii Martin will. Book 2
General Order No. 28
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Official Proclamation, United States Army: General Order No. 28. Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 15, 1862:
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
Infiltration
Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Why would anyone want to take and hold twenty square miles of territory on the Arizona border, kill every person there, hold it for forty-eight hours, and the leave without an observable trace? The central character, Rand, his senescent aunt, Mary Jo are thrust into the world of homeland terror by a homeland attack and must deal with it, all the time wondering why. Rand discovers the answer.