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The Secret Agent of Sarajevo
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
A coming of age story set in the uncertain weeks leading up to WWI. Stanley (Stanislav) a disaffected and naïve young Bosnian-Englishman is recruited by the British Secret Service. He infiltrates the Black Hand assassins planning the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the dominant Austro-Hungarian Empire. Can he stop the assassination? Or will he in fact pull the trigger and start the war?
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Fate and Asparagus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Biographical
As a young boy grows up, his grandfather’s wartime stories become darker and more complex. What really happened on 10 September 1914, when German troops overran the Belgian village of Haacht, and how can we ever make sense of the past?
The Rorke's Drift Test
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,410. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This is a story that had to be told because it is the stuff of legend. The British Lions rugby tour of Australasia in 1914 was filled with drama and controversy, and produced arguably the greatest performance ever displayed in a sport arena. The Rorke’s Drift Test is still regarded as the greatest rugby match ever played. The work includes biographical tributes to the 26 British participants.
1917 Eagles Fall
Series: The British Ace, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The battle of Arras is about to begin and the new German fighters will rule the skies in what will become Bloody April when the Royal Flying Corps begin to lose pilots and crews in huge numbers. 41 Squadron become the one hope on the Arras front and Bill, Gordy and Ted have to fight for their lives against the new Albatros and Baron Manfred Von Richthofen. A graphic snapshot of the war in 1917.
Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
1914 First Blood
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 54,790. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It is 1914 and Lieutenant Tommy Gunn is a young infantry lieutenant in the Sherwood Foresters, just back on leave from India as war is declared in Europe. The men find themselves floundering in the freezing mud of the trenches and facing an implacable German foe, Tommy and his fellow soldiers begin to realise that this is going to be a long war.
Gateways
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,430. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In the midst of a devastating war, pacifist politician Caryn Hallom finds herself trapped with a member of the enemy's royal family, and seizes on the opportunity to try to negotiate an end to the fighting. Little does she know that a new faction is about to enter the conflict, armed with a frightening magical weapon ... or that it will be led by the one person who knows the truth about her past.
1914
Series: The British Ace, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The story of a young soldier who joins the cavalry to fight in France in 1914. After the horrors of a cavalry charge against machne guns he transfers to the R.F.C where he becomes a gunner and observer. Eventually he becomes a pilot and shows a flair for aerial combat. Set against the backdrop of England in 1914 it shows the contrast between life in England and the brutal war in Flanders.
Quotations From Chairman Oba-mao
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The Little Red Book for a New Generation of Socialists! The Democrats! ... Quotations for every occasion. The apology tour, the lies about Obamacare. Even some choice Michelle blunders! Fun at parties! The answer to every leftie argument!