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Look Away
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 255,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
The 14-year-old Confederate private and the young slave laborer knew each other before the war but would not have called each other friends. The soldier is struggling to stay alive day by bloody day but finds himself dragged into the slave's determined effort pry his young family out of bondage.
Raider Black Ops: Crisis Ukraine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,480. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War
Ukraine. A simmering cauldron of old hatreds between Russia and the West. Separatist rebels have an unlimited supply of guns, and the land is ripped apart by rival factions fighting for supremacy. This is a land where brother kills brother, and women can only watch and weep while a Russian invasion threatens.
The Ruins of Waadi Sharif: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » War
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,060. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
When Fort Sumter falls, nineteen-year-old Charlie Dickey convinces his father to let him join the Union army. The story traces Charlie’s Civil War service in the 4th Illinois Cavalry as General Sherman’s bugler, member of General Grant’s escort and fighting alongside African American troops.
Thunder on the Veldt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,670. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » War
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.
The First Shall Be Last
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,920. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Cincinnatus Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » War
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: Black Ops - Gitmo Getaway
Series: SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,280. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » War
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.
The War Within
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Explores the ravaging effects of violence on a spoiled young Yankee girl forced to depend on a hated Rebel to help her escape being sold into slavery.following the Civil War.
Vietnam Conscript
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,080. Language: Australian English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » War
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
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Nine wittnesses - a farmer's wife, a train driver, two boys who soon became men, a cattle truck - nine different aspects of history.
Three Brothers in Arms
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » War
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
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 22. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
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.
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Nonfiction » History » War
“The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme. Her Privates We follows the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Readers of both military history, and literary fiction, will continue to be haunted by its prose and insights.
Return to Coronado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,510. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Return to Coronado is a plot-twisting tale of treachery, courage under extreme duress, and young loves and losses, played out against a backdrop of war.