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Fiction » Literature » War
The American War by Stan Washburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
When a high school student, Eddie, is caught demonstrating against the Viet Nam War, he is drafted and whisked off to 'Nam. He is posted to a firebase overlooking a small village whose inhabitants harbor mixed sympathies. Eddie and his company proceed to play out the inevitable and tragic absurdity of the conflict.
Blind Scorpion: Iran's Nuclear Sting, Books 1, 2 & 3 by Mike Wells & Farsheed Ferdowsi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » War
Dr. Ross Shaheen, a U.S. citizen and the developer of a Top Secret computer program for simulating nuclear weapons, is lured into lecturing before an elite group of scientists in the country of his birth: Iran. It turns out that the program—called BLIND SCORPION—is the key to completing Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program.
The Trap by Dan Billany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
Lieutenant Michael Carr’s peaceful life in a Cornish village is shattered with the outbreak of the Second World War. Under an unrelenting sun, harried by German tanks, Michael’s life with Elizabeth, suddenly seems unbearably out of reach… Can Michael survive the war and make it home to Elizabeth?
We Came from Konigsberg by Max Overton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
January 1945, and the Soviet Army is poised for the final push through East Prussia and Poland to Berlin. Elisabet Daeker and her five young sons are in Königsberg, East Prussia, and have heard the stories of Russian atrocities. They seek to escape to the perceived safety of Germany. This is the story of their struggle to survive, of the hardships endured at the hands of Nazi hardliners...
One Day in June by Colin Beazley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,790. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A young man who had long dreamt of becoming a pilot, leaves his home in London and joins the RAF. This novel follows his life as a navigator in a Halifax bomber during WW2, his brushes with death and his part in dangerous SOE missions. Years later he returns to the French countryside to find his wartime sweetheart and learns of the terror that had befallen her quiet village.
Show of Force by Charles D. Taylor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,580. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As the two largest, most powerfully equipped naval fleets in history move slowly toward each other near Islas Piedras–an American missile site in the Indian Ocean that threatens Russia's grip on the Middle East–two men stand in the darkened control rooms of their ships. David Charles and Alex Kupinsky are worried because, as the admirals, they may be responsible for all-out nuclear war.
Searchlights and Shadows by Martin Turnbull
Series: The Garden of Allah. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,220. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
The dark days of Pearl Harbor loom over Los Angeles, and posters warn Hollywoodites that loose lips sink ships. MGM screenwriter, Marcus Adler, needs to come up with a sure-fire hit. Gwendolyn Brick dreams of opening her own dress store, but it threatens to drag her back into the orbit of Bugsy Siegel. Columnist, Kathryn Massey survival depend on a place nobody’s heard of: Las Vegas.
Case White by Thomas Sullivan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,880. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
No work of fiction or nonfiction has done what CASE WHITE does in this monumental new novel by USA Today Best-selling author Thomas Sullivan. Set in the era of two world wars, this comprehensive work weaves together the bizarre mythology and eccentric beliefs that explain how a nation went insane for 12 years. Told through the compelling lives and loves of a pair of very unique characters.
Leo Tolstoy's 5 Greatest Novellas Annotated by Andrew Barger
Series: Tolstoy Short Works, Tolstoy Short Works #2. Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 118,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » War
After reading War & Peace, Dostoevsky put the book down and said, "The fool hath said in heart there is no God." Yet, Tolstoy's shorter novels (i.e., novellas) are filled with the war, adventure, tragedy, and Russian tradition that inhabit the longer novels of the Russian bear of literature. Andrew Barger, editor of the best selling anthology, "Leo Tolstoy's 20 Greatest Short Stories Annotated."
Hid Wounded Reb by J.L. Salter
Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Literature » War
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
Destiny by Don Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Mountainview Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Literature » War
When World War II hits Walter Brewer's family in the worst possible way, he is torn between his love for two women, his family, and his country.
Sky Lark by Joseph F Ledwidge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,270. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Summer 1914 Irish Nurse Emily Halpin marries Charles Eyre. He enlists with Emily’s brother Tom and friend William bound for France. Soon Tom is killed, followed by the disappearance of Charles. Frantic with worry and determined to find Charles, Emily and best friend Jane join the Nursing Corps. Her efforts to protect the men in her care irrespective of their nationality almost led to disaster...
Look Away by John A. Peak
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.
Journal of a Cavalry Bugler by Georgiann Baldino
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.
Insurgent: Book 2 of America's Future by Charles Sheehan-Miles
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.
Vietnam Conscript by Merv Ryan
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.
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. 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...
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916 by Frederic Manning
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.
The Christening by Gary Dennis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Literature » War
'The Christening’ is a landscape of the heart. It is a rollicking great read about a girl, a guy, a baby and a Spitfire. It has love and hate, war and peace, betrayal and redemption, the hand of God ... and drinking Guinness. Based in Ireland during the Second World War, it’s a musical with action, drama, romance and magic.
Escape From Clark's Creek by Charles Petterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Grover Gilfillan decides the prospects of war are a better choice than staying in his abusive, corrupt heritage of depression era West Virginia. His goal is simple, escape poverty and obtain an honorable life. The Navy appears to be a good choice and his meeting with co-ed Judy Perman further fuels his dreams. But ,is she the catalyst for his downfall?