Books tagged: women in war

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Poisoning the Nest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,680. Language: Australian English. Published: October 20, 2017 by Black Cockie Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Jack Kelly signed up, the war was meant to be over by Christmas. It was supposed to be an adventure, a chance to escape his life for a little, something to tell the grandkids about. But it wasn’t the adventure they promised, and heroism is more complicated than it seems in stories. While stories cover painful memories.
Hidden Figures: Katherine Johnson | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Katherine Johnson: One of the Black Woman Mathematicians Who Worked with NASA on the Space Race By Summary Station Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson is one of the most important pioneers from the American space movement. She is a physicist and a research mathematician who has calculated orbits and trajectories for historic space missions.
Marine: Outside the Wire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,670. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by wickedpublishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Lance Corporal Lara Grayson, or Gray to her brothers, has been stationed at a base camp in Jelawur, Afghanistan. She’s a dog handler, her partner, a German Shepard named Zabba, tracks down Taliban insurgent fighters and IEDs. They take daily patrols, and when engaged in a firefight, they’re usually short lived. But not everyone on either side will come out alive. Tabatha Steel, a war reporter has
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
Angel of Song (Master of Illusion Book Three)
Series: Master of Illusion. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,790. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From award-winning author Anne Rouen comes the third novel in the Master of Illusion series. Angel of Song is a historical romance set in France during the Great War. In the hell of trenches, the Allied soldiers sacrifice their lives to hold their posts against insurmountable odds. Looking for inspiration, the French believe they've found a secret weapon from an unlikely source, the Angel of Song
Temperance's Trial - Part 1 of the Virtues and Valor Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,230. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Olivia Kimbrell Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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MARIE GILBERT and her elder brother flee from Vichy France after the Gestapo arrest her father for suspicion of aiding Jewish children to escape the oncoming fascist front. Once in London, Marie is recruited into an experimental all female cohort dubbed the Virtues, a collection of seven extraordinary women with highly specialized skills.
In Kindling Flame: the Story of Hannah Senesh 1921-1944
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This is the gripping story of a young woman who is an icon of resistance to the Holocaust and an enduring symbol of courage. Born in Budapest in 1921, Hannah Senesh dreamed of becoming a writer. But she was Jewish, and by the time she was a teenager, the Nazis were coming to power in Europe. In 1939, at just18, she left for Palestine. Later she returned on a rescue mission that cost her life.
Belle Boy: A Sister in the Rebel Ranks
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Samantha Anne's brother, Johnny, goes missing-in-action while fighting for the Confederate army, she takes on the responsibility of finding him herself. Lucky for her, she grew up tagging along with Johnny and his friends, doing things a proper Southern Belle should never do. These skills come in handy as she disguises herself to join the rebel ranks.