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Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,180. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Space Option. Categories: Fiction » Urban
A toddler will unsteadily wander about, picking up random objects. This acquisitive trait regularly results in attempts at items too heavy and too numerous. Walking, an act still in development, becomes overburdened. Inevitably things are dropped, sometimes hurting toes, or worse. Do we ever outgrow this impulse to acquire beyond our capabilities? 4 short stories, a series of American tragedies.
The First Christmas After the War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas, 1945. The terrible years of war are finally over and millions of American solders, sailors, and airmen will be reunited with their families in time for this glorious holiday season. Join the Coleman family as the years of non-stop worrying and being apart from one another finally come to an end, and each one prepares for what lies ahead following: The First Christmas After the War
Thanksgiving, 1942
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Take a trip back in time to spend the first Thanksgiving of WWII with the Coleman family and the return home the two older sons--Jonathan and Joseph--for a brief holiday furlough in the middle of their Army Air Forces training... and what they know will be their last Thanksgiving at home for a long while. Join the Coleman family during the days leading up to the first Thanksgiving of the war.
The First Christmas of the War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The Great Depression years finally behind them, the entire Coleman family of Pittsburgh has been looking forward to this Christmas for almost the entire year. But December 7, 1941 changed everything. The Coleman family members are determined to make Christmas, 1941, the first Christmas of the war, a memorable one before their sons head off to war.
Kaufman's Hill
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A PROFOUND AND INTENSELY MOVING BOYHOOD MEMOIR: Novelist Tim O’Brien says that “Kaufman’s Hill is among the most touching, sensitive, and spellbinding memoirs I’ve encountered in many years. Beautifully and exactly written, this book will surely reach into the hearts of its readers. I was deeply moved.”
The Nature of the Grave - A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery
Series: A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,690. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sarah Hawthorne had no idea her life was going to change when she met Nantucket police Lieutenant John Jarad. As Sarah explores John's family history, she reactivates interest in his younger brother's cold case disappearance. A great-uncle's surprising bequest brings family tensions to the surface, and John and Sarah must forge their investigative talents to solve a sinister island conspiracy.
The Choking Game - A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery
Series: A John and Sarah Jarad Nantucket Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Whistler, a seasonal stalker, is terrorizing the women of Nantucket. When the body of a missing nanny is found anchored to the bottom of Satan's Tub, police Lieutenant John Jarad fears that this year The Whistler is upping his twisted game. Mainland artist Sarah Hawthorne is fleeing her blistered past. She becomes the focus of a team of sexual predators. Is Sarah the fresh item on their menu?
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: Entangled
Series: Tommy Two Shoes, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,420. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Tommy’s friends and family always seem to have a problem that soon becomes his. When extortion screeches on his friend’s door, Tommy agrees to help. Although Uncle Aidan’s ghost throws obscure clues Tommy’s way, Tommy cannot stop the shakedown arriving on his own doorstep.
The Leigh Koslow Mystery Series: Books One, Two, and Three
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 220,800. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Digital “boxed set” of the first three novels in the USA TODAY bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mystery series! Set includes Never Buried, Never Sorry, and Never Preach Past Noon, originally published in paperback by Penguin, Putnam, Inc. (NAL/Signet).