Books tagged: historical 1940s

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Antediluvian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles, a college student in the 1940's, is about to go to war. He has yet to tell his best friend, Hugo, his plans to enlist. He wonders how much their relationship might mimic that of the heroes in the Classic literature they study.
Joe Stepped Off The Train: and Other Stories
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A collection of short stories by new and established authors all with a war theme: how it affects people and changes lives. Stories to make you smile, to make you cry, to give you hope and to make you think. Every penny of author royalties will go to the work of War Child in supporting the most marginalised and vulnerable children and young people in conflict-affected parts of the world.
He Whistles for the Cricket
Price: Free! Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Miriam has always wanted a dog. But times are hard, and there's very little money left for luxuries after feeding the family and paying for medical bills. When her neighbor's dog has puppies, Miriam spends as much time as she can playing with them, and pretending they are hers. But when tragedy strikes, and only one tiny pup is left alive, it is up to Miriam to find someone to care for him.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Love Blooms in a Snowstorm: A World War II Inspirational Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,410. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This was 1942 and the country was at war. Enemy subs were a stark reality. Last year, on December 7, when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, the country was plunged into war. But then Tom’s V-mail arrived informing Shirley he would no longer write to her, that he was marrying Helen, his high school sweetheart. Shirley was heartbroken. So why did he stop in tonight?
Intermission Volume 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Brief historical fiction...comedy, sometimes less than more..one man 's thoughts about life and living. An occasional diversion into the land of "could have happened...".
Autumn Dreams
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,820. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Maggie arrives at her new teaching job, planning to board with a family she’s prepared to like. What she isn’t ready for is her landlady’s brother, Marshall, who seems to hate her on sight. Can she get past the wall Marshall has set up?
Invasion from the Sun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,110. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the summer of 1942, just a few months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese invade northern Baja California with their sights set on San Diego and Los Angeles. This is the story of the heroic efforts of the I Armor Corps, 9th Marines and the 10th Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers) to stop and hold the Japanese until help arrives.
A Lifetime to Celebrate
You set the price! Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » American
This story is about a Cajun family's journey through a lifetime of events that tests their courage, convictions, and human spirit.
Finding Out
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,670. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
2014 Readers' Favorite Gold Medal Winner - Fiction - Historical - Event/Era Category 2014 Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published Book Awards Honorable Mention Genre Fiction Amazon’s #1 Literary Fiction Best Seller, #2 Women's Historical Fiction Best Seller, #1 Women’s Fiction Friendship Best Seller, and #1 Single Women Categories Best Seller