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Rumours: The Memoir of a POW in WWII
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2009 by Pleasure Boat Studio. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Chas tells of the treatments of prisoners by Germans vs. Italians, of tensions among prisoners, of the kind of work the men did and the kind of food they ate. Some of the stories are humorous, filled with the small joys. Others are tense and frightening: getting into a fist fight with a guard, being discovered in an escape attempt, standing before a firing squad.
The Old Lady of the Lake - Stories from the Obey River Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
A charming collection of fictional stories based on local folklore of the Obey River Valley, Clay County, TN. The names of all the locations are historically correct, as are the overviews of the local history surrounding the area but by and large, the main characters are fiction. If you are a historian or a genealogist, don’t look here unless you are bored on a rainy day!
Who Stole the Train?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This short, nonfiction semi-biographical story from WWII tells of an Army Officer and five enlisted men racing the Russians to capture a Japanese experimental laser cannon. The weapon is located on a cliff overlooking the Sea of Japan. Read this entertaining account to find out who ultimately won the race and the extremes they went to in order to complete their mission!
Like a Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Czech paratroopers make a night-drop into their Nazi-occupied homeland during WW II. Their objective? To kill the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany. They accomplish their mission against insurmountable odds, then seek safety in the catacombs of an ancient church. When confronted by an entire SS regiment, their chances of escape are slim to none.
Cocky's Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,780. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
“Not since Kirk Douglas’ memoir, The Ragman’s Son, has a memoir spoken so clearly to “The Greatest Generation.”” Night Owl Reviews Through humor intermingled with drama and with nearly total recall, Bert Clayton tells the story of struggling his way through life, joyful, triumphant, sometimes crushed in the process.
Buttermilk Moon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,300. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1944, fifteen-year-old farm boy George Cooper goes on a Texas-sized mystical journey to find his father, lost in the Second World War.
A Terrorist's Mirror
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A non-fiction story of a Chief Warrant Officer of the US Army taking his wife on a trip through a free fire zone in Vietnam to act as bait for an ambush. The success of the trap depended upon complete secrecy, and needed to appear logical and genuine to the North Vietnamese. Find out how they pulled it off.
LOST LETTER
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,270. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
RT Rating: 4½ Stars Category: MAINSTREAM FICTION Publisher: BOOKSURGE Published: March 2009 Type: Mainstream Fiction Mulligan's stunning debut is impossible to put down. Using a series of flashbacks, it tells a beautiful love story and builds to a dramatic conclusion that touches the heart and soul. Summary: When Mary's mother, Maggie, reveals that she has cancer and only a short time to l
Seven Half Crowns
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 45,180. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Evacuated in 1940 from the Liverpool to a small town in Wales, Fred and his younger brother Marty found life far from easy. Desperately homesick, Fred was unable to settle. Worse, it seemed no one really cared. He, his brother, and the other evacuees, were an inconvenience, except to those who actually seemed to enjoy making life even more unpleasant for them.
Dad Was a Carpenter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK AWARD. Six months after his father died of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Kenny Kemp cleaned out his dad’s stuffed-to-the-gills garage. What he found were fond memories, bittersweet recollections . . . and one amazing discovery that would change his life forever.