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The Ruins of Waadi Sharif: A Novella
By C. M. Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When the Taliban invaded Swat District in the year 2008, the government of Pakistan yielded control without a fight, leaving the residents of Swat to fend for themselves. Blending elements of the Bildungsroman, the war story, and the revenge tale, The Ruin of Waadi Sharif is the story of how three young adults respond to this occupation of their hometown.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Just days before President Lincoln’s assassination, Charlie Dickey rejoices with family and friends over Union victories, but Lincoln’s death shatters hope. Charlie has spent nearly three years fighting to save the Union and mourns the loss a brother and brother-in-law. He has also fallen in love with a southern belle, but the chaos of war threatens to become permanent.
Thunder on the Veldt
By Daphne Olivier
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
As war clouds gather over South Africa, Melinda Bellingham, daughter of a Johannesburg mining magnate, learns the shocking news that her father's suicide has left her penniless. When a relative offers her a home, she says goodbye to Jack Cartwright, the Australian digger she loves, and sets off for Ladysmith, unaware that the small town will soon be under siege.
Romance of Three Kingdoms (part2) - The dawn of heroes
By john ben
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The world confused conflict has been already started, each influenceses are extending his/her own site, the heros reveal a time of Cape to arrive, and they are the hopes that rescues this chaotic.There is the wiser to deeply strive for forethought, there is also the warrior to can win myriad people, so, these freshman's strength makes an effort in this chaotic to exist......
The First Shall Be Last
By Joe Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Popular mystery writer Joe C. Ellis's World War II novel, The First Shall Be Last will be available for free for a limited time at Smashwords.com. THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is both a poignant love story and a realistic portrayal of the brutality of war. "Haunting, captivating, compelling, THE FIRST SHALL BE LAST is a powerful mystery that grips the heart." -- Nancy Haddock, Berkley Books novelist
Insurgent: Book 2 of America's Future
By Charles Sheehan-Miles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,280. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In a small town south of Charleston, West Virginia, Corporal Jim Turville meets a young ballet dancer who dreams of moving beyond her small coal mining town. As the young couple grows closer, their love and their lives will be at risk as insurgents move to disrupt the town with shocking violence.
SEAL Team Bravo VI: Black Ops - Guantanamo
By Eric Meyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A small unit operation inside Colombia results in the death of a politician, a man guilty of living off the cocaine trade. The Colombians ambush the four Navy Seals, led by Chief Petty Officer Kyle Nolan, and condemn them to a speedy execution. There is an island in the Caribbean, the US Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Home to the most notorious of America's enemies.
Arisen, Book One - Fortress Britain
By Michael Stephen Fuchs
Price: Free! Words: 48,720. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
A world fallen - under a plague of seven billion walking dead A tiny island nation - the last refuge of the living One team - of the world's most elite special operators The dead, these heroes, humanity's last hope, all have... ARISEN
The War Within: Post Civil War Culture Conflict in West Texas
By R Gaston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Explores the ravaging effects of war on three different characters.
The Mad Game: Christmas Present 1913
By Chris Cherry
Series: Love and War, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A little coffee-time accompaniment to the novel The Mad Game: William's Story.
Vietnam Conscript
By Merv Ryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The Australian author has drawn on his experience and knowledge to present a drama of one woman and two young men - one militant and aggressive, the other a pacifist, who are conscripted and sent to fight in the jungle. The story of forced conscription to war in peacetime and its aftermath for generations is shown in compelling detail.
Echo Six: Black Ops 7 - Tibetan Fury
By Eric Meyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An intelligence failure condemns Echo Six, an elite NATO SpecOps unit, to walk into a bloody trap inside Kashmir. Outnumbered and outgunned, they are forced to retreat under heavy fire. Airlifted back to Afghanistan, Lieutenant-Commander Abe Talley is aware they need time to rebuild. Time to train replacements for those men whose bodies they left behind in the snows of Kashmir.
Riding the Drone
By S. A. Barton
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'Nobody gets blown up in the Air Force,' the legless Army vet who hung out in the public library all day used to tell him. Find out if that's true or not. "Riding the Drone" is a very short story of about 1150 words.
Babylon Smiles - An Iraqi Heist Novel
By Weston Ochse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It’s the end of 2003. Billions of American dollars have been given to Iraq to refund their economy. Flown into Bagdad Airport, this money is transported by anonymous military trucks to banks in all the major cities. This money is unaccounted for. No one really knows all the details. So it only makes sense that someone might have a better idea about where the money should go...
Articles of the Holocaust
By Karen Lesley
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Nine wittnesses - a farmer's wife, a train driver, two boys who soon became men, a cattle truck - nine different aspects of history.
The Movement of Crowns Series
By Nadine Keels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
The Movement of Crowns, an epic fiction series of royalty, romance, war, and hope. An indomitable princess. A beautiful prankster. A young, untried king of a powerful Realm. Their destinies are entwined in the kingdoms they call home, and an epic journey awaits each of them, after which they'll never be the same.
Three Brothers in Arms
By Georgiann Baldino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the American Civil War soldiers joined regiments with family and friends. Men went into battle surrounded by fellows they knew, trusted and loved. But in battles like Shiloh, which is depicted in this story, some units lost a third of their men. This story gives a personal account of what it was like for these "Brothers in Arms."
Beauty and the Brigadier
By D.L. Jackson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When the Cold War meets apple pie, sparks will fly. Can a has-been supermodel and one-star general find common ground, or will the date be over before it starts?
Michel Cabieu
By Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 22. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Ce pourrait être un conte et c’est une histoire authentique. A Ouistreham, une bourgade assurant la garde de l’estuaire de l’Orne au temps de la guerre de sept ans, il fallait se garder continuellement des incursions anglaises. Il s’en fallut de peu que la cité ne soit prise.
The Street Boy
By Ibrahim Oumarr Jalloh
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Written in a simple, plain and beautiful language, The Street Boy narrates the story of Sierra Leone’s eleven-year civil war. Events of the war are beautifully narrated as the protagonist moved from one place to another and as he grew from childhood to adulthood.