Books tagged: post war

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A Clifton Morning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 360. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A short story of an amusing incident, that happened to my Brother at his House on the Clifton estate in Nottingham.
There is a Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,830. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
It is a hot, airless New Year's Day in the remote South Island of New Zealand when Tony Addington miraculously encounters his Blountmere Street neighbours, Fred, Lori and Paula. They dedicate themselves to finding four former child migrants and to helping them discover their families, as Tony had his. All the while clouds of danger and intrigue are thickening. There is a time ...
Catatopia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Scientists discover the cure for infertility using feline DNA, but complications arise.
OPO The Peace Monster
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
What if 'Jaws' had been a dolphin? A remote post-war New Zealand community is invaded by a lone dolphin who becomes a huge tourist attraction. Fearless, totally trusting, Opo causes a massive outbreak of harmony. For some she promises economic profit, for others she is a prophet of peace and a few feel threatened … When Opo is killed the locals conspire to cover it up. But her legacy lives on.
The Good Doctor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Durpey-Allen Publishing Ltd Patrick G. Allen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr Thomas Eliot, just arrived from Europe at the end of the Second World War, gets his first post at Leicester in the UK. As an enthusiastic young man, he is full of fresh ideas. Nevertheless, he sees the people around him coping with life while the rationing is still in force causing a lack of good food.
The Devil in the Woods
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Beelzebub, a mutated teenager who looks like the devil of a geneticist’s son, Augustus, mutilates a cow, his life becomes threatened when his father’s friend, Michael, calls for hunters to catch the beast.
Bittersweet Legacy: Lorette and the Wilde Thyme Hotel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Heartbroken and abandoned by a soldier, a young woman struggles to run an old hotel that she inherited in post-war England. When she meets local lad, Jake Elliott, she is swept off her feet. Uncovering a sinister secret in the cellar, they embark on a mission to track down a young POW who hid out in the hotel during the war.
The Best in Blountmere Street
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Paula Dibble is the most privileged and best-dressed girl in Post-War slum Blountmere Street. She is also alienated and lonely. It makes Paula the least likely person to develop the strength of character she later needs to survive her journey into womanhood.
Gibbin House
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During World War II this Hampstead villa was a refuge for artists and intellectuals fleeing the continent. But when the former beacon of hope becomes a prison for the four men who remain exiled there, the mysterious arrival of a young mute woman with secrets of her own, tests the men's perception of love and loss, and their ability to forgive the past in order to live again.
The Village on the Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Parkrow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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Delightful stories of childhood in an English village in the fenland.