Books tagged: netherlands

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Journey of Honor A love story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A Journey Through the Refiner’s Fire Disowned, she came to America anyway. Attacked and left pregnant by a vicious mob, she still pressed on. Finally, in spite of being accused of theft by the vilest of her attackers, Giselle tries to remain as upbeat and uncomplaining as a prairie wildflower as she travels on to Zion. Thoroughly disillusioned with the ugliness and cruelty of slavery in the Sou
Bobbing to the Baltic
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
The Tower Clock Stopped
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Nonfiction » History » European
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
Sailors, Scientists, Spies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Sailors describes the lives of two Spanish naval officers. Jorge Juan and Antonio Ulloa, chosen in 1735 by Philip V to represent Spanish interests on a French expedition to South America. Their experiences on this journey and their later contributions to eighteenth-century Spain were remarkable, from ship design to canal building, mining, dangerous sea patrols to naming the base metal platinum.
3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,620. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Rafi and Dimitri have been friends for a quarter century. Now they love the same woman. But it’s not that simple… 3 Through History: Love in the Time of Republicans explores the question no one asks. What brought each character to the pivotal moment? In this turn-of-the-century love story, history has a front-row seat.
The Bridge: A short story
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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A broken down truck blocking a bridge over the river in rural Holland leads to an unexpected encounter between a Dutch woman and an English holiday maker. Could this middle-aged, bearded man really be the young soldier she had fallen in love with when he dropped from the skies to capture the very same bridge 30 years ago?
WhereSheGoes - Chronicles of a Modern World Nomadess
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,890. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
WhereSheGoes is an epic journey of self-discovery detailing one brave young woman’s adventures, with innocence and wonder as her only companions. She travels abroad with reckless abandon in this inspiring account taken directly from her diaries. Her solo quest encompasses love on the run, fun in sand, snow, and water, and the personal revelations that can only come from global exploration.
Courage Born of Faith
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"Courage Born of Faith" is a radically comprehensive story of a Dutch family which survived the NAZI yoke during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. Hiding and feeding Jews was the right thing to do, but HARD, since survival was never guaranteed for the one offering aid or the Jew. The author, Edward Boersma, did a compelling job of telling this compelling story.
So Far
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,860. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by David Vernon. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
He said, “but I’d like to see more of you.” I nearly laughed. This was the phrase which my girlfriend and I had identified months earlier as an indication that a man might like to see, not just more, but all of you, preferably in bed. Nineteen short stories from master story-teller, Thea Biesheuvel, explore many themes — love, loss, assimilation, war and the resilience of the human spirit