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MilSpeak Books is the nonprofit publishing division of MilSpeak Foundation. MB is dedicated to providing a venue for creative literary works written by military people. Your purchase of an MB title will go directly toward supporting MilSpeak Foundation programs.

MilSpeak Foundation, Inc., a 501c3 NPO, exists to raise awareness about creative works by military people to a more visible and influential position in American culture by developing new audiences, creating new avenues for delivery, and encouraging creativity among military people. Through writing, creating art and performing, military people preserve the history of everyday military life, learn about stress management benefits of participating in the Arts, and increase civilian understanding about military life.

Forthcoming releases:

Vietnam Veteran Gentle Culpepper
Coming of age novel - from Watts to Vietnam

LETTERS OF WAR: To a Son at War
Lawrence C. La Croix
A Vietnam Veteran shares his correspondence with his son at war in Iraq.

Illustrated by his sister, Pat

Plus, memoir by WWII Veterans, and more....

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War Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
War Stories, 27 short stories written by veterans, touches upon every aspect of military life from hard-corps combat to making love after being blown up by a mortar. Illustrated by veteran Robert Wilson. Edited by Sally Drumm and Sally Shore.
MilSpeak: Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends Writing the Military Experience
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 167,500. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This collection of true stories is a great volume (for the living room or the class room) to get the conversation started about the wartime experience and military life. What are our troops and their families really enduring to answer the call to duty? Revisit the Korean War and Vietnam War on your way to the Gulf Wars as you learn about military life in the words of those who live it.
Nightmare In Norway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A momentary encounter with a Norwegian beauty sends Sandy Gilmartin, engineer and reluctant spy, on a journey from the groves of Orange County, California to the snowbanks of Norway. Will drifting into a life of espionage and romance lead Sandy to the secret of becoming the hero of his own life?
Mayhem in Mazatlan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,470. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Vicky Armstrong, 48-years old, is broke & living in a VW van in California after her husband leaves her for another woman. Vicky changes her life and seeks revenge. Her quest for justice takes her to Switzerland in this dramatic tale of murder, romance and international intrigue.
Korean Echoes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,310. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Korean Echoes draws the reader into piecing together a puzzle, each piece a small measure of the Korean War soldier's world, a world wholly embedded in the deepest design at the heart of human experience, embedded as if words were shrapnel.
Weapons of Cain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
WEAPONS OF CAIN, a memory-vision of Vietnam, is the spellbinding story of Lieutenant Joseph Tompsen, whose tour of duty in Vietnam introduces him to street-wise villagers who become his family and to military cohorts who become his antagonists. As he faces life on death’s terms, one shattering moment will forever change his world and theirs in this tale of loss and redemption.
The American Letters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,650. Language: French. Published: March 29, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
The American Letters is a first-hand account of travels to a French village for an international convention of towns with the name “Beaufort.” Fresh lessons about customs and attitudes from hosts who know the true meaning of “hospitalité.” Completely bilingual text in English and French. Great resource for learners of either language.
The Westering
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The 21 short stories crafted by Tom Sheehan in THE WESTERING tell of the pioneering of those who came from many countries, many customs, many cultures, and brought much of that mix with them to create the American West as we now know it. THE WESTERING has been nominated for the 2012 National Books Award in Fiction.

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