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An Alien Adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 302,620. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Scott is an Aircraft Technician. Frell is an alien, while also being a human. Together they combine their efforts to survive abduction by the Greys, an alien species that sees humans as a virus that deserves to be wiped-out. Scott & Frell, plus other members of Frell's off-world and secret colony, combine their efforts to fight a war beneath the surface of Mars and the Atlantic Ocean on Earth.
The Road of Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,510. Language: Russian. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“The Road of life” is an elegant novel about human freedom and possible compromise with society and government. It is also about love, based on this freedom. Historical accuracy, based on analysis of many historical resources, is combined with high aesthetic component of the text and intensive psychological description of the main characters.
The Sprog 2 Graduation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abandoned by the only two women he ever loved, Tony Ryan decides to concentrate on his career in the RAF. He is accepted for officer training, and succeeds at becoming a fighter pilot. Before too long, however, the upsets and obstacles of his earlier life seem almost trivial, compared to the shattering secrets he uncovers and the sheer evil he encounters while penetrating a ruthless terror cell.
Mission Accomplished
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When government cutbacks leave RAF pilot Steve Wilson without a job, he decides to invest his redundancy money in a family-run museum. But Steve has an ulterior motive: a mission that leads him to a remote Yorkshire Dales village to fulfil a lifelong ambition, unaware of the repercussions his actions will have on the villagers and his own family…once long-buried secrets come to the surface.
The Sprog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,080. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tony Ryan is a young intelligent man working on a building site in Yorkshire and he hates it. It’s the late nineteen fifties, a time when a two-year period of National Service was compulsory for young men on reaching the age of eighteen. Packing in the building job, Tony joins the RAF and is sent for basic military training.
Descent
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Thrown out of a Lancaster bomber at twenty thousand feet without a parachute, Squadron Leader Peter Crighton-Biggie has just four and a half minutes of precious existence left.
I Was a Cold War Penguin
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,210. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Firstly, you can blame it all on Biggles. You remember him, the eponymous hero of such literary gems as Biggles Flies Undone.” So begins the memoirs of Dafydd Manton. These tales of life in the RAF during the 70's and 80's range from the comic to the absurd and have to be read to understand what it was like to have been a “Cold War Penguin”.
The Saga of a Canadian Typhoon Fighter Pilot
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Hawker Typhoon despite numerous technical flaws, was the finest ground support aircraft in Europe during World War II. From his enlistment in Toronto through the final flights over Germany, this is the memoir of Jack Hilton, an RCAF fighter pilot, who successfully flew this challenging aircraft.
The Quiet Australian
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 76,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Teddy Hudleston was a pilot of immense talent whose wisdom and resourcefulness in war carried him up through the ranks of the RAF. He was knighted in 1963. This very private Edwardian was dubbed by the newspaper obituaries ‘the Quiet Australian’ for his unassuming manner. He has now paid tribute to him by writing this affectionate biography.
The Dawn is My Brother
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,950. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015 by Henry Williamson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"The Dawn is My Brother", first published in 1959, is a book of uncommon quality. Intensely personal and honest, brilliantly alight with the unaffected candour of its author’s personality – and his inborn literary skill – it is an infectiously cheerful autobiography, brimming with enthusiasm for the countryside and the open air, for the world of trees, plants and animals, for rivers, sea and sky.