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Iron Maiden: An Alternate History Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jared Diamond's COLLAPSE inspired this alternate history that takes place during the American Civil War, and tells the story of eight people who come together after the battle between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia. They trick the government into buying more Monitor-class ships.
A Childs War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the 1940 London blitz, George Ryland, a skilled engineer, and his wife Edna lose the style of life it took them years of struggle to obtain when they are bombed out of the house they own in a pleasant suburb. The nostalgic story of their small son Alex is set in the apparent calm of Oxford. Alex reacts with a mixture of hope and anxiety coloured by a selfpreserving humour ....
A Wonderful Woman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This brief memoir describes aspects of family life during and after the Second World War. It is offered in memory of my mother, Rose, a truly wonderful woman. Nowadays, similar living conditions are often portrayed in TV shows where a family may suffer a month in such poverty. My wonderful mother coped for ten hard years and ensured that her three children survived, and often thrived.
Put the Billy On
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010 by Dr David Reiter. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Gives us insights into what it was like to grow up in Australia in the before and during WWII. The story is mixed with undertones of delightful humour and fading innocence. Historical events are artfully compared to the tensions in the speaker’s own life. Invites us to reflect on how far we’ve come, and the precious things that may have been that may have been lost on the way.
The Cyclist - A World War II Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by Fingerpress. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
"Brilliantly executed..." "A haunting and bittersweet novel" Nazi-occupied Aquitaine, 1943: A beautiful young woman is found murdered in the shadow of the Bergerac Prefecture. The Chief of Police suspects a German Security Police Major of the crime. His actions result in a desperate trek towards neighbouring Switzerland, pursued by the German Sicherheitspolizei. A gripping wartime story.
Ghost & Mystery Short Stories
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book includes three fascinating and thought provoking ghost, mystery or unusual short stories written by award winning author Don Hale.
The Ghost of Cape York
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The story begins during the Second World War on the shores of Australia's Cape York Peninsula, when a scouting Japanese Air Force Zero sights a Coastwatcher's hut. He attacks but receives crippling return fire from below. Over sixty years later the Coastwatcher's grandson and his friend while exploring this area makes an unusual find which connects him to his grandfather's wartime experiences.
Dreamscapes #1 - The Boxers
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Series: Dreamscapes, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Boxers" a young protagonist is displaced by war and finds himself in the care of an ex-boxing champ. He and the other children housed in the old mansion are taught the skills of the sport that becomes a pivotal role in their survival as their lives progress.
Letters from India 1932-1945
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Set against the backdrop of momentous world events, the letters--vivid, perceptive, compassionate,witty and informative--draw the reader into a world which remains forever fascinating.
Our Multimedia Home in the Stars - For B/W eReaders
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You set the price! Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mashups
Eight different worlds of the multiverse dance and collide like a vinaigrette shaken quickly.