Books tagged: 1940s

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A Dandy Little Game
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Set in Chicago during World War II, Bill McCulloch's gritty narrative explores the vagaries of luck and love against a backdrop of class and religious prejudice, criminal menace, and Midwestern humor.
Exuberance Is Beauty
Price: Free! Words: 96,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Oregon, 1940s: Eve Miller, a young war widow, rebels against womanhood in the post-war era. Eve is enlightened as she succumbs to the temptation of an adulterous affair. In its aftermath, Eve Miller’s life unravels and leads to violence and moral isolation. Exuberance Is Beauty, is a contemporary interpretation of Adam and Eve’s biblical allegory and Eve's repentance for her sins of the flesh.
You Did What?!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Growing up in 40s Britain was a lot different than it is today. A memory-laden read for those familiar with the period, an eye-opener for those who have grown up with safety shoes, goggles and warning signs, and can't believe anyone could survive without them.
Fred Trump Builder of Trump Village
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Fred Trump began his career as a builder of single family homes in the 1920s. For a time he was a supermarket owner in Woodhaven. He started this profitable venture during the Great Depression in 1933. Fred sold out to a supermarket chain and by World War II he was constructing homes for the U.S. Navy from the northeast to Norfolk Virginia. He expanded his work as a builder after the war ended.
Letters from the Pacific: A World War II Romance
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 272,500. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
This is the story of Jane and Chuck Flynn, five years married and actors by profession, who give up their happy life in Hollywood to serve their country.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
The Dark Leopard: Mouse Trap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Rachel Black is known to millions for many reasons—her hit movies, her glamorous lifestyle, and her reputed romances with Hollywood’s leading men. But Rachel also leads a secret life far away from the hot spotlights as the terror of criminals, saboteurs, and spies ... because with the donning of a mask and risking of her life, Rachel is the Dark Leopard, Hollywood’s glamorous detective star.
All That We Have Is Our Soul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » New adult
The Fates may have missed their mark. Theo's life is in 1940 and his soulmate is in 2014. This couldn't be happening. Is he doomed to never be with his soulmate, or will the Fates find a way to make this right?
A Filly Called Honey Gal “Sequel to A Wolf Called Ring”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: American English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Filly Called Honey Gal is the story of a young boy in the 1940’s, growing up in a rural environment with his best friends; his horse Honey Gal and his dog Ring. The story chronicles their exciting and sometimes dangerous adventures. It is a heartwarming story of a red blooded American boy and his childhood with Honey Gal & Ring by his side in an era long past.
Turning Points
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 99,720. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her mother dies, 10-year-old Carys Bowen's father sends her to live with her aunt proving, in Carys' mind, that she isn't good enough. Auntie Mary suspects that Carys' dad was 'fooling around' while his wife was dying. The story follows Carys' life from 1944 to 1958, through her transition from child to young woman and her job as a nanny. Will Carys be able to put the past behind her?