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A Thousand Faces
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
“Dietrich stared at the Guardian in disbelief. His heartbeat quickened. The Guardian knew everything—everything about him. His past—everything he had ever said or thought or felt—or done.”
Hannah
Series: Yanan Melo's Short Stories, I. Price: $1.52 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Hannah, a young communist hides from Nazi soldiers in World War Two. Throughout her final hours, she falls in love, conquers fear, and discovers the truth behind death.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
The Unforgettable World Cup: 31 Days of Triumph and Heartbreak in Brazil
Price: Free! Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 2014 World Cup brought with it excitement, drama, artistry and disappointment -- both on and off the field. This e-book from The Wall Street Journal collects dispatches from our coverage of the sights, sounds and culture of the world's favorite sport as seen in Brazil, its spiritual home.
Swimming at Villa Hugel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,380. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Post World War II Germany was Mary Hanford's world as a young American girl. She was the "fly on the wall" witness to events designed to take down the Krupp empire, which had been major money behind Hitler. Her lawyer father was part of the team that took over the Krupp mansion -- Villa Hugel . In this enchanting memoir, Mary reveals what happened as she saw it through her eyes as a young girl.
A Doctor in Auschwitz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
With the Nazi invasion of Hungary underway, the German army was determined to round up as many Jews as they could and place them into concentration camps. “A Doctor in Auschwitz” is a harrowing tale of survival. It follows one Jewish doctor who was spared and forced to perform experiments on his fellow prisoners. This is a first-hand account of his often brutal assignments, sparing no details
Staring Down the Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Ellie Fischer's parents are persuaded to open their German home to Jewish refugees during World War II, the consequences of that single decision drastically change young Ellie's life forever.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Dumb Deutsch: Absurd German Language Errors (auch für deutsche Leser geeignet)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever ordered leather cheese? Have you ever told your cab driver that your hotel is located on One-Way Street? I doubt it. But English speakers trying to speak German say bizarre things like this all the time and I, for one, feel their pain. Acutely, even. They are speaking Dumb Deutsch. And they have no one else to blame but themselves.
The People Under the House
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Very few escaped the death camps of Nazi Germany. Of those who survived, nearly all had been successfully hidden by friends. A handful had no such friends and co-conspirators, but managed to stay alive through a rare combination of wits, intuition and luck. Werner Hellman was one of the latter. This is their story, completed by Dene after Werner’s death.