Books tagged: battle of the somme

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Kill by Cure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,360. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
‘Kill by Cure’ is a gripping story about a deadly and nefarious plot set in the past, present and future, a time hopping mystery adventure packed with war, conspiracy, betrayal, friendship, danger, excitement, rhymes, riddles and clues. Can you work out who’s behind it all before the characters do? Can you decide who the villains are before they are exposed? Special pre-order price.
Walter Tull: First Black WW1 Officer & Famous Footballer.
Series: WW1 Military Teenager Series., Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: British English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
During WW1, Walter Tull became the first (British-born) black Officer to lead white troops into battle. He fought in many major battles and was awarded the British war medal, Victory medal and was recommended for the Military Cross. The adversity he faced in his early life, helped him overcome obstacles on his rise to the top. Walter was also a professional footballer for Tottenham Hotspurs.
Beating for Light: The Story of Isaac Rosenberg
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
From his upbringing in the slums of Whitechapel, to his futile death in the killing fields of Europe, the author explores the evolution of a writer, Isaac Rosenberg, whose war poetry is now widely acknowledged as among the finest ever written.
The Officer's Whistle
Price: Free! Words: 24,720. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Simon is in his last year at prep school and always seems to be in trouble. He finds solace in the History lessons and a homework assignment leads to his father digging out an old trunk that holds secrets of a distant relative who fought in the Great War. Looking through it, Simon traces the story of Tom Beal, who signed up to fight in 1914 and Simon finds an old whistle. What story does it hold?
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
And in the Morning: Somme, 1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(3.00)
The diary of a boy caught up in the enthusiasm and horror of the First World War. "A compelling, fascinating, and ultimately disturbing book that is not to be missed." Library Journal. "A terrific addition to a social studies or history curriculum." Booklist "…joins other outstanding novels about the First World War as an invaluable resource." Quill & Quire