Books tagged: post war

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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.
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.
The Cursed Sun
Price: Free! Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Two centuries after the Final War, civilization struggles to rise from the ashes of the new Dark Ages. An innocent man turned outlaw is forced on a journey across a desolated land, risking his life to deliver a warning to the growing Rebellion. The message he carries will change the balance of power, and with it, the hopes of humanity.
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.
Dog Robber: Jim Colling Adventure Series Book I
Series: The Jim Colling Adventure Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 141,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
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World War II has just ended, and in the chaos of Postwar Germany, Private Jim Colling finds that the occupation affords opportunities for significant financial gain to a resourceful American soldier with the ability to speak the local language. Elizabeth Hamilton, a beautiful American civilian, enlists his aid to rescue her relatives from Soviet-controlled Poland, Colling reluctantly agrees.