Books tagged: women during wartime

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There Lived in Baghdad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,360. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Against the background of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, the story follows the life of two people. Sameera Begum lives in Baghdad at a time when it is being bombed to smithereens. Mike Pettee, a young marine in the United States Army is on his way to Baghdad, to see action in his first war. This is a story of these two people. Two people whose lives moved on paths destined to meet at a crossroad
The Sight of You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A short story selection from Dancing in Combat Boots. A World War II mother steels herself for a reunion with the prisoner-of-war husband she hasn't seen in four years.
Saturday Night Dance Club
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Pearl's young world is shattered when Papa orders her to leave home. She takes with her the secret of catching Papa in the pantry with the maid. Pearl finds a job in the city. On weekends she heads downtown to the Canteen to volunteer as a "suitable young lady" to dance with the boys in uniform. Pearl considers this her patriotic duty --until Will sweeps her into his arms and heart.
It's Just Lola
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,750. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Born in1894, youngest daughter of a Peruvian landowner, Lola was seduced at an early age and forced to leave her father’s plantation. Twice widowed with three children by age 21, Lola braved German U-boats off the coast of South America in her quest for security and happiness. Lola lived a life of drama and hardship from the Andes to San Francisco, but she never gave up and never stopped loving.
Under Fate's Wing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A six-year-old girl is abruptly ejected from her idyllic life in Estonia into the chaos of Hitler’s collapsing Germany, where her heroic mother braves impossible odds to assure their survival. Failing to outrun the advancing Soviet troops on foot would mean a one-way trip to Stalin’s Gulag.