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Call to Arms: Modern LGBTQ+ fiction of the Second World War
Pre-release—available November 1, 2017. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 97,680. Language: English. Published by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seventeen stories, thirteen authors, a second war. Once again Manifold Press's writers explore the lives of LGBTQ+ people and their war-time experience in cities, towns and countryside across the world. Amidst war and peace, in the thick of violence or in an unexpected lull, these stories of the Second World War take the reader far and wide, from loss and parting to love and homecoming.
Big Bang Serenade
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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Not even a war could stop Issac. In the backdrop of the Second World War. A private sits at his typewriter, and he needs peace and quiet to finish his tale. Not even an atomic blast will stop this writer from getting to the end of his tale.
Saving Grace: Healing Ruby Book 3
Series: Healing Ruby. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
In the third volume of the Healing Ruby series, Ruby, Matthew and Henry are swept onto the jungle peninsula of Bataan in the Philippines as the Japanese begin their assault in the Pacific. New enemies emerge, testing their strength beyond anything they could have ever thought possible. Can Ruby and Matthew find their way back to each other, and survive the onslaught of the Japanese assault?
World War II in Antwerp, Belgium. - Experiences of a Young Boy.
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In a series of anecdotes I describe my experiences living in Antwerp, Belgium during the German occupation of WW II. I was 7 years old when the war broke out and 11 at the end. While I experienced some of the hardships of that era, I also have memories that made me think of it being an "adventure". Realizing now the darkness of that era, I apologize for the lighthearted tone in the book .
Lilli Chernofsky
Pre-release—available January 23, 2018. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
With war at their doorstep, Lilli Chernofsky flees Lithuania with her brother Aaron and a group of yeshiva students. Along with other Jewish refugees, Lilli makes a home in the ghettos of Shanghai. Though they managed to escape the horror in Europe, they are now faced with starvation, subhuman conditions, and violence at the hands of Japanese soldiers in Shanghai.
Viktor Frankl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / lifespan development
Viktor Frankl Understanding the Life and Teachings of One Resilient Man Who Made an Enormous Impact on the Evolution of Humanity By Dr. Ruth Carr If you have ever seen the movie, The Sound of Music, you would know that indeed, “The hills are alive…” in Austria. Austria is a beautiful country with a rich and vibrant history. Many famous people have come from the hills of Austria including...
London Spies
Series: Phyllis Bowden. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London Spies is a book of historical fiction set in London, England at the end of World War II. Phyllis Bowden, a secretary at the American Embassy, is catapulted into the limelight when the Military Attache is arrested for espionage and her boss assumes the position. The arrest throws suspicion on everyone at the Embassy so Phyllis starts asking questions. Bombs, black-out balls and pink gin.
We Don't Talk About That - A Riveting Story of Survival WWII
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Millions of women were abused and raped during the final stages of WW II, and while the attitude among many survivors is "We don't talk about that," this woman has found the courage to place her memories on record. This book describes the author's life for ten years under Nazi rule, ten years under Communism before escaping to the "Golden West". Another ten years later she contemplated emigrating.
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Summary of The Nazi Officer’s Wife From Edith Hahn Beer Summary Station This book begins with a preface that explains that the story is a true one. Edith Hahn Beer fled from the Gestapo by living under a false identity in Nazi Germany. In 1997, she sold her archive of wartime documents, including letters and pictures, which eventually made their way to the United States Holocaust Memorial...
Summary of Guernica From Dave Boling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
Guernica From Dave Boling Summary and Analysis By Summary Station Historical fiction is one of the most interesting genres of fiction that you can get into, especially if you are interested in history. Many authors who are working on historical fiction novels put a lot of time and research into the art, and they make sure that everything that they are doing is historically accurate...