- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Fiction » Literature » War
Fury of the Tiger (World of Blood and Tanks, Book 1) by Eric Meyer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
June 6, 1944. The Allies have launched the most ambitious and dangerous mission of the war. An operation that must secure a beachhead or risk the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives. Pitched into this hellish scenario is Sergeant Josh Grant and his Sherman tank, Minnie Mouse. Fighting through the corpse-littered Omaha Beach, the crew of Minnie Mouse is confronted by the full horrors of war.
The Hard Way by James Boedeker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: American English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
With a drunken abusive father and a hapless lazy mother, Jonah grew up dirt-poor in the Wyoming wilderness as part of the white-trash Childress clan. He learned life’s lessons the hard way, vowing to save his little sister Gail from their hell on earth. Along came Kevin O’Malley, a Congressional Medal of Honor soldier, impressed with Jonah and wanting to rescue both children. But at what price?
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: $1.99 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...
The Postmaster and the Spider by John Draper
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » USA
Spring 1865--Thinking his war is over, Sevier Russell returns to his home in East Tennessee to find Hawkins County in shambles. A guerrilla leader runs the town, night riders threaten his family, and a string of brutal murders points to someone who is using the chaos for their own ends. It seems that when the armies stopped marching, the killing got personal.
History of the Unnameables by Jay Johnson
Series: Conspiracy of the Unnameable, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,020. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War
Working in a germ warfare and nanotech lab has several drawbacks. Injecting yourself with your own experiment is only one of them... A missing scientist. A decimated energy lab. An old lover bent on revenge. A game of online espionage.
The Declaration: Tales From a Revolution - South-Carolina by Lars D. H. Hedbor
Series: Tales From a Revolution. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,140. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by Brief Candle Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War(3.00 from 1 review)
A hardworking tobacco farmer in the Carolina Uplands, Justin Harris wants only to provide for his family. The outbreak of revolution turns his life upside down, and he cannot anticipate how even his seemingly most inconsequential actions will touch the lives of generations yet to come. Through crushing setbacks and hard-won victories, Justin’s perseverance serves as a gift to his descendants.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Hammer of ISIS by Eric Meyer
Series: SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
ISIS is on the rampage, and the slaughter of the innocents has begun. The Islamists are on a violent mission to create a Sunni Islamic Caliphate across Iraq and Syria. A Caliphate that could turn the Middle East into a vast field of corpses. Everyone agrees they must be halted, before their blood-soaked crusade becomes unstoppable. The problem is passed to the Navy Seals.
His Lordship's Arsenal by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Matthew Burlock is a brilliant, eccentric judge, faced with the facts of a bizarre ritual murder. In the run-down Delrose Hotel, two men are found half-eaten by flames: one tied to a cross, the other tied up on the bed, with African lioness masks laid next to him. The police say it is a homosexual murder, but Burlock disagrees. A strange connection between Burlock’s exotic past and the murder is..
The Legend of Little Eagle by Florian Rochat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
Hélène Marchal discovers that she owes her life to a US aviator, John Philip Garreau. In 1944 in France, he had acted in a heroic way, sacrificing himself to avoid the destruction of a house with his almost uncontrolable plane. Hélène's mother, then a child, was inside. Hélène goes to Montana. She will piece together the life and journey of a young man nicknamed Little Eagle. A story on destiny.
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.
Raider Black Ops: Crisis Ukraine by Eric Meyer
Price: $2.99 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.
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.
Thunder on the Veldt by Daphne Olivier
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 by Joe Ellis
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 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.
SEAL Team Bravo: Black Ops - Gitmo Getaway by Eric Meyer
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 by R Gaston
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.