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Fiction » Literature » War
Purple Sunshine by Bob Calverley
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 159,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Literature » War(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Jimmy “Purple” Hayes’ psychedelic band is on the cusp of success. Drafted, he becomes a door gunner with a fondness for drugs and a surprising talent for combat. Back in the World, Gloria, his girlfriend, is running for her life. She has a photographic memory and secrets to die for, and Jimmy can’t help her. Mobsters, detectives, and the counter culture clash in this gritty look at the 1960s.
Kill the dove! by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 168,490. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
A tale of the revolutionary 1960’s. No novel has covered these religious, political, imprisoned and sexual experiences. Follow the love and betrayals of three radical anti-war and feminist activists: Jared, Aaren, and Char. Share Jared’s experiences in federal prison as the impact of the Vietnam war, sexism and the failure of traditional moral and spiritual value systems play out in their lives.
The Misfits of Monrovia by Paul Reidy
Price: Free! Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A UN volunteer is kidnapped by a band of child soldiers in Liberia during the 1997 presidential election. Responsibility for the discovery of his whereabouts falls on a small organization of hapless Irish aid workers, eccentric missionaries and well-meaning but ineffectual locals, leading to outlandish results.
There I Was by David Sherman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,850. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Men who have been in combat may or may not tell war stories. When they do they leave out some details and often change things as the stories can bring up painful memories. Marine vet of Vietnam Henry J. Morris sits down with his son twenty years after the war to tell about his experience. In a series of short monologues he tells his stories. Each is followed by a narrative of what really happened.
The Dawn - Volume II by Debra Milligan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 650,460. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The year is 1942. The French Resistance continues covert operations to achieve their ultimate goal: liberation. THE DAWN reveals the story of a French aristocrat, a US Army colonel, and the woman they love. It chronicles the dramas of the dark years in France, 1940-1944. The fierce need of the human will for liberty is pitted against the tyrannies of evil. The battle for freedom is joined.
The Dawn - Volume I by Debra Milligan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 462,700. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The year is 1940. France falls. The battle for liberation begins. Set within the many landscapes of France and England. THE DAWN reveals the story of a French aristocrat, a US Army colonel, and the woman they love. It chronicles the dramas of the dark years in France, 1940-1944.The fierce need of the human will for liberty is pitted against the tyrannies of evil. The battle for freedom is joined.
Theodora. The Justinian Wars by Andrew Muir
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 156,600. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Mondial. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Literature » War
When Rome fell in 473AD, Constantinople became the capital of the remnants of the Roman Empire. Virtually every province west of Greece had fallen to the Goths or barbarians and in north Africa to the Visigoths. This historical novel tells the story of Theodora, one time actress or vedette who became the wife of Flavius Justinian, four years before he became Emperor Justinian.
Unshed Tears by Edith Hofmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,060. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
This true-life novel was written in the aftermath of the Second World War and the author’s terrible experiences in a Nazi death camp. Only now has it been published for the first time.
Flying's Easy by Thomas Harrington
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
In the turmoil of Southeast Asia, aviator John Hale discovers that facing an armed enemy is easier than making choices about morality, money, friendship, and love. In the air, he foolishly feels invincible. Life on the ground turns out to be less simple, because he must evade foes and deceive friends. Flying is easy, whereas lying is even easier...and that’s what makes his life difficult.
Mùa Biển Động - Tập V: Tha Hương by Nguyễn Mộng Giác
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 267,990. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 14, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Nguyễn Mộng Giác Mùa Biển Động tập V: Tha Hương tiểu thuyết lịch sử ebook edition Kệ Sách eBook xuất bản - 2011 Smashwords phát hành ISBN 978-1-4524-3511-4
The Mobled Queen by Mojo Place
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,850. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Purple Ducks Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
It begins with the terrifying nightmare of a young woman, pregnant with her second child. It ends, nearly forty years later, with an old widow, a former queen, crawling amidst the wreckage of her city—her family butchered, an old age of slavery and abasement ahead.
The Chu Lai Jacket by Allen Glick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » General
Puller Hobbs, war weary veteran, wants to be a whole man again. But a piece is missing. When he finds the Chu Lai Jacket, a talisman of what forced this sundering of his psyche, he begins to remember his madness. Reliving his dark past is the only way into the future. Without the love of family and friends, he will be hopelessly lost. This is a story of the renewal every veteran deserves to find.
Winter's Coming, Winters Gone by Allen Glick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,190. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » General
These Marines might have been the kids on your block. But the treacherous jungle war marked them and estrangement at home set them apart. This is their tale of betrayal and broken promises, in Vietnam and America. It is also a story of reconciliation. Winter’s Coming, Winters Gone begins in Vietnam, carries the reader through the turbulent anti-war period, and concludes in Austin, Texas.
Marius' Mules III: Gallia Invicta by S.J.A. Turney
Series: Marius' Mules, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
56bc. As Fronto and his friends winter in Rome, trouble is brewing in the north. The tribes of Armorica, driven to desperate action by the harsh rule of Crassus, raise their standards in defiance of the Roman eagle causing a chain reaction that threatens everything the legions of Caesar have achieved. Can the general's commanders stamp out the fires of rebellion before the whole of Gaul is ablaze?
KIKU;Dance of Draconian Days by Marc Hagan
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 123,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Literature » War
From a review: Hi Marc! Just finished your book. It's very, very good - gritty and grueling at times, woven with gentleness of love and the harshness of trauma. First of all, let me say this: You do an amazing job creating the mood inside of the historical context. A fascinating story concept. It was tender, gripping, and painful. I carried images from your writings with me for days after.
Dead Soul (In Her Name: The Last War, Book 3) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Three years after the brutal first contact encounter with the alien Kreelan Empire, the human Confederation is desperate, and President McKenna orders the military to deliver a victory to give humanity hope. But the overwhelming firepower that they plan to bring to bear on the Kreelans may not be enough. For this time, Ichiro Sato and his companions face the deadliest Kreelan warrior yet...
Made in Myrtle Street by B A Lightfoot
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 111,950. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Three ordinary men whose camaraderie and humour helps them cope with the extraordinary years of WW1. The naive, and sometimes quirky, interpretation of life at home in a young daughter’s letters to her father, Edward. Liam’s letter from his wife, however, has a profound and disturbing effect. A quest for revenge against an alcoholic Major arises from the revelation of long held secrets.
Wake Island by Olin Thompson
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
The train is hijacked by the prisoners and they escape to form a renegade bunch which turn the Japanese occupiers into twists and turns trying to re-capture them. There are American Marines, Australians, and several Chinese captors who are very inventive. They are there for over two years and finally taken out to return to duty. Lively action, personal heroism, and life and death struggles.
Song of the Legions by Michael Large
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
‘Song of the Legions’ is the story of Napoleon Bonaparte’s Polish Legion, the forerunner of the French Foreign Legion. It is the great untold story of the Napoleonic Wars. It is also the true story of Ignatius Blumer, a half-Irish, half-Polish gentleman soldier, mercenary and pirate.
A Roman Peace in Briton: Blood on the Stone by Joe Tackett
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
Over two thousand years ago, in a vanished world in which gallant death and honor still holds sway, Gaius Julius Caesar is blitzing through Briton’s fierce, blue-painted warlords, exacting a heavy price in exchange for peace. Filled with dramatic scenes and historical personalities, A Roman Peace in Briton hooks with passionate storytelling and engulfs the reader in events of historical legend.