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One Nation Under God: Country and Faith through a Grandfather's Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,970. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
A grandfather speaks about his love of country and faith - formed in family, marriage and career - and where he sees both as he reaches 75. He addresses his concerns for America; its move away from its’ Constitutional principles formed through a belief in ‘The Creator’ and the need to ‘rethink’ and ‘modify’ – to pick a path back to ‘The Creator’ and government ‘by the people and for the people’!
Escape Velocity
Price: Free! Words: 52,750. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Jesse Winter is a smart, young staffer at City University of New York who has a knack for finding himself in difficult situations. When a group of students from CUNY's award-winning—and highly controversial—investigative journalism program uncover an elaborate, decades-old lie that underpins the massive wealth and clout of a Polish political family, Jesse's life begins to unravel.
Seaton's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,960. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
War comes to Seaton when a Japanese submarine beaches on its shore. When the prisoners are incarcerated Kitty sees her chance to do something for the war effort. She meets Dr. Robert Anderson who is engaged in secretive work and with whom she falls in love. But who's side is he on? Pacific war, secret liaisons, the spy game and the quest for liberation in Europe weave through Kitty's story.
The Katyn Forest Massacre: Polish POWs Killed by Stalin and the Soviets in 1940 - Documents about the Controversy, Madden Committee Report, Coverup of Soviet Involvement, Nazi Accusations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
This special ebook provides a unique collection of government documents and reports about the notorious Katyn Forest Massacre of 1940. It includes the famous Madden Committee report which placed the blame for the atrocity on the Soviet Union.
Saying Goodbye to Warsaw
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,510. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Like many young girls, Abigail loves to chase butterflies and happily teaches children to make daisy chains. Unfortunately, Abigail has committed a heinous crime. The year is 1940; the place is Poland; Abigail happens to be Jewish. Along with half a million other Jews, Abigail and her family are forced to live in the bombed out ruins of Warsaw. Will the uprising be enough to save Abigail’s spirit?
Leaving Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Essay » Sociology
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A train breaks down in the snowy Polish countryside. The jungle awakes. On a cruise ship, paranoia strikes. Fairy godmother magic comes from an unexpected source. A blackmailer makes a mistake. A young father leaves town. A neighbor's death reveals a dark surprise. All this and more in Leaving Home, a collection of twenty short stories, flash fiction, and travel essays by Melinda Brasher.
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.
Eva's War: A True Story of Survival
Series: Biography & Memoir · Krutein Memoirs, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,720. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » War
Danzig, a Free City between the Great Wars, then seized by Hitler in 1939, is threatened by Soviet troops as Eva Krutein flees with her daughter in January, 1945. It is the beginning of a harrowing year of privation, defeat, moral quandaries, growth and, finally, healing. This compelling account of the hardships and horrors of war remains throughout an uplifting family odyssey.
Babcia - opowiadanie po polsku
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: Polish. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
„Babcia” jest szóstym opowiadaniem z serii Na Rozdrożu. Opisują one historie niekoniecznie prawdziwe, lecz całkiem prawdopodobne. Wszystko zależy bowiem od wyobraźni czytającego. Niektóre osoby nie wierzą absolutnie w nic, do nich nie jest skierowany ten tomik opowiadań. Ktoś natomiast, kto posiada choćby częściowo rozbudzoną wyobraźnię, potrafi zrozumieć o co w nim chodzi. Autor
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.