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Falling Umbrella Hunter Night: A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
JULY 1940. Europe has fallen. While the world trembles, the village of Ballanaul, in the west of Ireland, is preparing to defend itself against all comers. Tom Toomey, would-be poet, is armed and waiting alongside a retired policeman, three schoolboys and a mysterious blow-in. With any luck, Tom will impress Peggy; the local beauty. And if some potcheen helps him along, all the better.
The Madonna of Dunkirk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,830. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
350,000 stranded soldiers on one beach, and a crazy old woman on the other who thinks she can save them if she sits on a certain pew in the ruins of an old church. For off the wall characters, that's just the beginning.
Commando
Series: Combined Operations, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,310. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1940 and the British Expeditionary Force is caught ill prepared for the onslaught of the German Blitzkrieg and its deadly panzers. Caught in the desperate retreat to Dunkirk, Tom Harsker, son of a World War 1 ace, discovers he is a natural soldier. Escaping to England and with complete disaster narrowly averted, Tom is selected to join the newly formed Commandos.
Blood and Blitzkrieg
Series: Joe Dean. Price: Free! Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Set in France and Belgium in World War II, 'Blood and Blitzkrieg' tells the harrowing story of Joe Dean, a young Australian lieutenant, as he discovers love, fear and hatred in the cauldron of the German invasion of 1940.
The Tower at Petite Vigne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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When a German construction unit arrives at the French village of Petite Vigne to build a flak battery, its inhabitants are forced to face the war they had kept at bay for four years. Will they settle for an undeclared truce with the occupiers? Opt to resist? Or will collaborators rise from their midst?
Norman A Journey Through Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From the 1920's to the swinging 60's and beyond. From the cold Atlantic Waters to the beaches of Normandy. From Sumatra and the Japanese surrender to Africa, this book follows Norman's true and remarkable story over 90 years. We meet Winston Churchill and Royalty. From Vera Lynn to Princess Margaret. Norman's journey will take you through an amazing period of drama in war and peace.
Heroes of the RAF - No.43 Squadron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,710. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Real Life Accounts of Fighting in the Air from 1916 to the 21st Century. This book looks at the heroic men (and more recently women) who have fought with the squadron over the years. It details their exploits in battle, their life with the squadron and in many cases their subsequent careers in the RAF.
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
on the Trail of the Real St George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.