Books tagged: french resistance

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A Packhorse Called Rachel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Historical » General
A story of courage, fear and defiance based on the authors own experience. A Pack Horse Called Rachel is the remarkable tale of a girl of twenty, daughter of a Jewish father, caught in the extraordinarily brutal world of France in 1944. Rachel moves through the pages of the book with her faithful dog Nourse, as her work with the Maquis based in the Auvergne takes her perilously close to danger.
We Were Dancing on a Volcano: Bloodlines and Fault Lines of a Star-Crossed Atlanta Family 1849-1989
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 107,260. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A richly illustrated, compelling saga and biography, this unsentimental social history tracks the adventures of more than five generations of families that made their mark on both Atlanta and Paris. The narrative highlights one grandmother's brave work with the French Resistance in World War II and her untiring efforts to successfully help her only son escape from Nazi prisoner of war camps.
The Eighth Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,110. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
alan bradin sees his french wife gunned down in front of him. he sees the face of her killer. a few days later at her funeral he sees the murderer again but nobody will believe him and he can't persuade the police to take action. a year later alan sets off again to find the murderer and bring him to justice. helped by his wife's sister he uncovers a web of intrigue going back to the war.
The Tower at Petite Vigne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
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?
Splendor from Darkness
You set the price! Words: 389,720. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by The Wessex Collective. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
a novel about the North African campaign in World War II and then the French Resistance, but also much more: a novel showing human nature on the edge, how human love can spring up and triumph under the most trying and desperate situations, a novel with well over a hundred characters that display the entire range of human nature all perfectly delineated with telling and convincing detail.
The Chapel of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A single door securely locked, two sealed windows, a chapel on the hill. At the base of the altar is sprawled the first corpse, the remains of a young woman. Behind the altar is the leathery cadaver of a young man, his head flopped over his shoulder. A case for Chief Inspector, Maurice Pruvost, and Professor Jacqueline Mouchot, internationally-acclaimed forensic anthropologist at the Sorbonne.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 294,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A saga set in Europe during WWII following the interwoven lives of those who meet through Heronfield, a convalescent hospital. Life in the skies during the Battle of Britain, with the French Resistance, on the Home Front, in the push from D Day to final victory in Europe. Loyalty and love, anger and hatred, loss and betrayal - the characters of Heronfield bring the history of WWII to life.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Captain Griff Avery of the OSS discovers a spy among his ranks and all the evidence is pointing to the woman he loves as that spy. While trying to ferret out the traitor, he uncovers a plot by a rogue Nazi General to bomb New York. Under suspicion himself, with the help of a B-17 crew and a group of reckless fighter pilots, Avery wages his own war in a race against time to
The Juno Letters
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 91,660. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » War
Letters discovered in a tin box hidden in the foundation of a small cottage in Normandy reveal a terrible secret. Antoine's world was collapsing. His beautiful Marianne, his precious daughter Ariele, missing. The lives of hundreds - perhaps thousands - of allied soldiers preparing to storm Juno Beach on D-Day literally are in his hands.
Shattered Sky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Fisher House Foundation has joined with author Paul Byers to issue a special edition of Byers’ new World War 2 novel, Shattered Sky, as a benefit to the foundation and the men and women of the armed forces they serve. 50% of all sales of the Fisher House edition of the ebook, Shattered Sky will go directly to the foundation to support their programs for the families of America’s service men