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The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
20th Century War and Misery. The suicide of Hitler’s niece, the assassinations of Malcolm X and Franz Ferdinand, the Battle of the Somme and Stalingrad, and the betrayal of Anne Frank – these are some of the stories you’ll find in Rupert Colley’s new collection of articles, The Savage Years: Tales From the 20th Century. Covering WWI, WW2, the Cold War, Soviet Union, Nazi Germany and much more.
The Carlswick Conspiracy
Series: The Carlswick Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
An adversary who won’t be stopped. A legacy that can’t remain hidden. When Stephanie Cooper joins boyfriend James Knox in New York for the final week of his band’s tour, she finds that The Fury’s new popularity has attracted unwanted attention. Now, as she traces the final legacy of a war time Nazi art liberator, she and James are forced into a fight for their lives.
Avenging Steel 2: The Nuclear Option
Series: Avenging Steel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Alternative history
April 1941... German troops have taken over Britain. Their King, Churchill and troops have retreated to Canada; the only front they are fighting is North Africa. James Baird, a Philosophy student in Edinburgh University, fights the battle the only way he knows how. He is drawn into the depths of the British Resistance, his fate decided by the S.O.E., Britain's MI-6. Code-name... 'Biggles'.
My Great Grandad Was a Soldier
Series: Crimson Cares. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
My Great Grandad Was A Soldier is a gentle introduction to a time in history – The Second World War. A young boy called Jacob discovers his great grandad's uniform and becomes inquisitive. With a foreword by Simon Weston C.B.E., this book, beautifully illustrated by Lynn Costelloe, is published in aid of ‘Care After Combat’ as part of the new CRIMSON CARES range of books.
Firewall: The Propagandist's Guide to Self-Defense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The freedom we cherish is illusory if our minds are shackled! Advertisers and political machines bombard us with propaganda every day. Follow a trained military propagandist behind the scenes. Learn how propaganda ordnance is crafted, launched and targeted, and the impact it has on our daily lives. Arm and equip yourself against even the most insidious attack on your free will.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
Daughters of Absence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
A collection of essays by daughters of Holocaust survivors. Despite the unique pressures of being the daughters of "survivors," the contributors have thrived and made the most of their lives, but not in stereotypical ways. Instead, they chose ways that combine compassion with courage, and success with celebration. The result is an uplifting and inspiring book from a group of very inspiring women.
The Case of the Ancient American
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Ancient American is the first story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who, after hearing a presentation at school about the work of a detective decide to form a club to solve mysteries. The story describes a bully, fishing, golfing, police work, a lemonade stand and bits of history revealed through the stories of an elderly man.
Jason's Helmet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Jason's helmet is the true story of a WW2 helmet's journey home from the Normandy battlefield. Roger Pillu found the helmet after a battle, picked it up and vowed to return it to the family to thank them for their sacrifice and his freedom. He kept it in safe keeping until the sixtieth anniversary of d-day. He wrote the letter to Jason's brother, 'we have the helmet of your brother. Come...'
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.