Books tagged: iron curtain

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Silent Shadows
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Historical » General
The division of Germany into two separate countries during the Cold War disrupted many lives, leaving many in the East to become the victims of a vicious system. Anni struggles to come to grips with memories of those who sought to oppress her and vivid recollections of a passionate love affair that ended with her escape to the West.
Snapshots...Growing up Behind the Iron Curtain
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,410. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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While this is Eva's personal story, it reflects the minutiae of everyday life in post war Hungary until the 1956 Revolution when thousands felt compelled to flee to the west to seek a freer life in democratic countries such as Canada. Eva kept her stories free of political bias so you, the reader, may draw your own conclusions.
Famepunk: Part 1: US Open 1987
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Famepunk is a fast-paced, funny novel set in a fictional version of women's professional tennis history. The story opens in New York at the 1987 US Open, where a brash, yellow-eyed local unknown has just toppled a tournament favorite in an early round. On the trail of the mystery girl's story, reporter Ellen Nagoya discovers a world of danger, desperate tragedy, and love.
No Place for an Honest Woman
Series: Casey Collins Counterterrorism Thrillers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Junior diplomat Kathryn “Casey” Collins sits in Cold War Poland. In April 1986, she's a sitting duck. East Bloc spies are trying to trick secrets from her. Gaddafi's terrorist surrogates are killing Americans in Europe as the US Air Force readies its bombers to raid Libya. Chernobyl's meltdown will soon shower her with radioactive fallout. Casey must choose sides. A wrong decision means death.
Famepunk: Part 2: Middlemarch
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 289,620. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Middlemarch is the sexy, funny, epic, teen lust-filled second volume of FAMEPUNK, a new novel for adults of all ages…A story of women in close contest--and closer embraces--taking professional tennis and primitive fantasy to their limits in the post-Cold War era.
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.
Letters To The USA From Communist East Germany
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I am publishing some of the texts of letters and cards I received from an East German finance student in the years from 1984-1991. As far as I know "Dana" is now living in Berlin, married since 1989. Her letters show a brightness and curiosity about life and culture. A child of socialism, she was deeply curious about life in capitalist America. Yet she felt a duty to produce a child for the state
The Berlin Affair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Marianne Tucker, still emotionally wounded from being jilted at the altar, starts her life anew in Berlin. Working as a Foreign Service Passport Officer at the American Consulate, she encounters her runaway ex-fiancé and tangles with the woman who had destroyed their lives.
Camping with the Communists: The Adventures of an American Family in the Soviet Union
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The ultimate road trip! This inspiring memoir follows the Gildens as they camp their way across 3,800 miles of the Soviet Union in the adventure of a lifetime. Join them as they struggle with the Soviet bureaucracy, go face to face with the KGB, steal toilet paper, smuggle a diamond, and say "Nyet!" to the border guards. "Camping" is a page-turning narrative that will amaze and delight you.
Life Will Have its Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
The lives of two women behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl outside their building. The girl, who looks like she just stepped out of a photograph from the 40’s, offers little to explain who she is or where she came from. When events come together to reveal her true identity, pieces of a tragic past reemerge to alter the future of everyone involved.