Books tagged: 1940s

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The Old Lady of the Lake - Stories from the Obey River Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A charming collection of fictional stories based on local folklore of the Obey River Valley, Clay County, TN. The names of all the locations are historically correct, as are the overviews of the local history surrounding the area but by and large, the main characters are fiction. If you are a historian or a genealogist, don’t look here unless you are bored on a rainy day!
The Remarkable Life of Kitty McInerney: How A Poor Irish Immigrant Raised 17 Children in Great Depression New York
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The true story of a poor Irish immigrant who raised 17 children in Great Depression New York. Kitty McInerney’s life rode a wave of social and political transformation that would come to define modern America. Poor, burdened, and uncelebrated, Kitty McInerney is remarkable for her unrelenting faith, her unique, individual struggle and for exemplifying the American immigrant experience.
Our Time is Now - book one
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,840. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2010 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Romance in 1941 was not easy for anyone, and yet the passions of maturing teenagers were as powerful and vibrant as at any time, before or since. Rebelling against the conventional morality of the 1940s, Tommy and Mary’s discovery of their passion for each other took them on a journey of exploration of their powerful sensuality.
The Golden Age of Flying Saucers: Classic UFO Sightings, Saucer Crashes and Extraterrestrial Contact Encounters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,330. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2010 by New Paradigm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
(5.00)
This informative, fast-paced, Gosh-wow joy-ride through the Golden Age of American flying saucer history profiles contactees Richard Shaver, George Adamski and Truman Bethurum, as well as famous events like the 1947 UFO crash at Roswell, New Mexico. Includes more than 20 photographs, an extensive glossary, a recommended reading list, and seven "Flying Saucers Year by Year" reference fact pages!
The Losing Role
Series: Kaspar Brothers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Literature » War
(4.60)
In the last winter of World War II a failed German actor, Max Kaspar, is forced to join a desperate secret mission in which he must impersonate an enemy American officer. So Max cooks up his own fanatical plan -- he'll use his false identity to escape tyranny and war and flee to the America he'd once abandoned. The Losing Role is the first book in the Kaspar Brothers series.
Dear Mrs. Gray
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,260. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Romance » General
Dear Mrs. Gray is not just another story about overt heroism and life in the U.S. during World War II. From Warren's brushes with fame and reflections on life at Camp Wolters, to Violet's stories of survival on the home front, their love and devotion is expressed through letters to each other. Dear Mrs. Gray is a diary, love story and history lesson that delivers.
It's a Marvelous Night for a Moondance
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
1997. When choreographer Mac MacKenzie falls for Johnny Chandler the pair begin reliving events that involve a pair of teenage lovers and Texarkana's Phantom Moonlight Killer. Mac and Johnny learn their Forties counterparts met a violent death fifty years earlier. Events could repeat themselves unless Mac and Johnny find a way to confront the past and embrace the present.
Familiar Shadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
~ Spring Ebook Sale ~ Love... Valor... Enduring memories... Twelve-year-old Luke “Skeets” McLendon and his best friend, Will Sheffield, fall for Lydia Powell, a beautiful, recently orphaned girl their same age. When his aunt, Tweeve Huggins, assumes temporary custody of Lydia, Skeets' life becomes complicated in more ways than one and he soon learns a painful lesson about love and loss.
Tales of the Red Panda: The Crime Cabal
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.67)
Even the united remnants of Toronto's defeated underworld could not resist the city's masked protectors. But when they join with the murderous might of some of the masked man's deadliest foes, can even the Red Panda match the strength of... The Crime Cabal? All-new adventure and heroics in the style of the Golden Age of Pulp Fiction!
One Hot January
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,500. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00)
My name is Joe January. I was a private investigator from the South Bronx, circa 1940. Was once described as an indignant Humphrey Bogart. Who am I to argue? The difference between Bogie and me is that I was the real McCoy.In truth, I'm no Joseph Conrad, but I wrote every word on these pages. This is my story; but make  no mistake, it's anything but make believe. I know, it reads like science