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In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Cockpit with Chuck Yeager is the first volume in Passion for Flight, a series of short biographies (20,000 words or less) regarding notable pilots who inspire young and old alike to take to the skies. Brig. Gen. Charles Elwood “Chuck” Yeager was the first person to break the sound barrier, on Oct. 14, 1947.
German Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
A German-American US Army officer is fighting in Europe during World War 2. Through an unfortunate series of events involving his brother's capture, he discovers a strange but useful skill. Passed down from his ancestors, Carl is learning to use the unique ability to save others, but will it get him in trouble himself?
The Return
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,940. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
March 1945. Tom Mueller, a POW in Nazi Germany, finally makes a "home run" after four long years in captivity. His London debrief retells his amazing odyssey of capture, escape and heartbreaking recapture. He astounds everyone when he agrees to lead a covert team back into Germany to carry out a desperate rescue mission. Tom’s return to Nazi Germany in its dying days reveals a hidden agenda.
Back Part 2: Into the Jungle
Price: $4.64 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Back Part 2 follows the modern-day trekkers as they go deep into the Laotian jungle heading to the Ho Chi Minh Trail, looking for what Mark’s grandfather, Spike, left behind at the end of his 1968 Special Forces mission. Along the way they are confronted with dangers, historical and modern, before they are captured and tortured by people they have offended, when they desperately need to escape.
Back Part 1: Across the Fence
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 50,790. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A covert 1968 Special Forces mission to the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos, led by Spike Miller, who gives his grandson, Mark, a combat journal and asks him to recover something he left behind in the jungle. Mark, his friend Brad (an ex-US Marine) and a group of NYU students prepare to backpack into the tri-border jungle of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia to find what Spike left behind.
Im No Hero
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I’m No Hero is an autobiography of Captain Charlie Plumb’s life; it is the story of the Vietnam POW’s who faced an isolated world of degradation, loneliness, tedium, hunger and pain; most significantly, it is a story of hope, for it deals directly with how the techniques used by the POW’s just to survive are the same techniques you and I apply in daily life.
Günther Rall: A Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Gunther Rall, fighter ace and NATO general, waited fifty years before authorizing this first biography that chronicles almost a century of his life and coincides with some of the most dramatic moments in the history of the twentieth century.
Catalyst
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Captain Griff Avery of the OSS discovers a spy among his ranks and all the evidence is pointing to the woman he loves as that spy. While trying to ferret out the traitor, he uncovers a plot by a rogue Nazi General to bomb New York. Under suspicion himself, with the help of a B-17 crew and a group of reckless fighter pilots, Avery wages his own war in a race against time to
Ray and Ami
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
World War II was one of the most momentous periods in the history of the world. All Americans were deeply affected by the war, and each individual played his or her part in the effort to secure victory against Fascist tyranny. Charles “Ray” Woodworth and Amaryllis Rogers were two ordinary Americans caught up in the maelstrom of war, and this true story chronicles their experiences.
A Long Road Home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.