Books tagged: wartime

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When Times Were Bad: Those Good Old Days
Price: $6.62 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Granddad rarely had anything interesting to say these days. This was until he stumbled onto the subject of his youth growing up in a Yorkshire town during the Second World War. Suddenly, his world was alive with reminiscences of the past, resilient local communities and his eventful childhood during the war years.
Remembrance Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A brilliantly written tragic love story between Evna, the Welsh beauty, Les, the Welsh drunk and rebel, and Joe, the most beautiful man in the world, the kindest and sweetest. Their whole lives revealed from birth until death, including the turbulent times of the Second World War, during which people die and people survive. An enthralling tragic story of love and adoration
Marriage Can Be Murder (Dr. Benjamin Bones Mysteries #1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of World War II, Dr. Benjamin Bones is ordered to move to wild, beautiful Cornwall, trading his posh London office and stylish city life for the tiny village of Birdswing. Moments after his arrival, he and his wife are run down in the street. And while the villagers call his wife's death a blackout accident, Ben quickly deduces it was murder.
Love Conquers All
Price: Free! Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Hylton Smith. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » General
A young man responds to the needs of his country and leaves home to head for a training camp in the armed forces. Initially he is stationed only fifty miles from home, but it wasn't long before he ended up at the other end of the country. The unit was on the edge of a beautiful village, and it wasn't long before the new recruits got to know the local countryside and its residents.
Vanished Times
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Born in Switzerland before the Second World War into a large and colourful family, she endured hardship and hard work but also love and laughter, all of which are captured in great detail in this memoir.
A Glance in the Mirror
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Terence Kearey emerged from a wartime Home Counties childhood to enter the world of work at a time of upheaval, technological revolution and trade union militancy. The women in his life helped to shape it, carrying him through the trials of family life, many ups and downs and the occasional disaster. Now retired and at peace, Terence can look back peacefully on a turbulent, but mainly happy time.
A Stolen Childhood, Eleanor's Story
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 38,550. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Eleanor had experienced the dire psychological effects of alcohol and spousal abuse in her childhood home, but undeterred she overcame the emotional traumas and laid claim to international success as an author. Bad choices and living life her way failed. There was one very essential change required, one that she chose to avoid. Once done, her life became so much better.
When Life was Simple 1940's - 1950's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Life was simple growing up in the 1940’s and 1950’s. It’s an age of innocence and patriotism. It follows this young free spirited child through all stages of his life with none of today’s complexities and prejudices. Life is happy with fishing, basketball and lively adventures until girls are discovered.
Alice Davenport
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,640. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Alice had responsibilities for the younger children after their mother died and their Papa left for the Boer War. At a Victory Ball she falls for Captain Freddie Blackshaw and meets Karl, an Austro-Hungarian who becomes obsessed and determined to take her to Prague. WW1 comes and with her brothers fighting with the British, Alice finds herself stranded on the enemy side in deadly danger.
The Weeping Tree
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,600. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Young Flora MacDonald jumps from the balcony of an Edinburgh reform school and falls, literally into the arms of Andrew Stewart, a sailor on leave at the outbreak of WW2.They fall in love but the tides of war separate them. Flora and Andrew have only their faith in one another to help them but someone is intent on keeping them apart.