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City Stories
Series: Anthology, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Love, terror and 21st century life! From the heart of cosmopolitan Liverpool come nine thrilling views of modern living. Blood-drinkers, killers and secrets. Old sorrows and new beginnings. The light and dark of human life set against the glittering backdrop of a reinvigorated city. City Stories. Tales of life today.
The Altarpiece
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In the suffocating atmosphere of the Third Reich, art becomes a political issue. When the renowned modern artist Dietrich Junger is condemned by Hitler, his daughter Anke finds herself abandoned by the two men she loved most. One is dead; one has fled. “Boyd has written a novel of impressive depth and human warmth.” —Heidi Gearhart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History, Assumption College.
Worth Fighting For: My Life as a World War II Spy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Excite-Lite Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
For over 60 years, Frank Weishaupt kept a secret from his family and friends. Then at a class reunion in 2009, he was asked a simple question - “What did you do during World War II?” Frank replied, “I was a spy.” Take a trip back in time with a young man thrust into responsibility and maturity by loyalty to his country in a time of war.
Omaha !
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 19. Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: French. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
2004. Un survivant d'Omaha la sanglante a décidé de revenir sur les lieux. Tout au long de sa vie, le vieil homme a cherché à comprendre pourquoi il était le seul survivant dans la barge qui l'avait amené sur la plage. Pourquoi lui !
Auschwitz Escape - The Klara Wizel Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the tender age of 16, Klara Wizel had a picturesque life with a loving and supportive family. There was no way to know that the Holocaust was creeping toward her and that soon this young Hungarian Jew would be fighting for her life due to the most notorious doctor of the 20th century, Dr. Josef Mengele. Hers is the only story on record of having been selected for death then escaping.
No End Save Victory
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Europe is at war and the outcome is not certain. President Roosevelt has to balance a nation against war with the defense needs of the nation. Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Myles Finucane is recuperating from an assassination attempt when FDR calls on him for another sensitive project--security for the exiled Duke and Duchess of Windsor in The Bahamas. Finucane's war starts early.
Escape From Clark's Creek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » USA
Grover Gilfillan decides the prospects of war are a better choice than staying in his abusive, corrupt heritage of depression era West Virginia. His goal is simple, escape poverty and obtain an honorable life. The Navy appears to be a good choice and his meeting with co-ed Judy Perman further fuels his dreams. But ,is she the catalyst for his downfall?
Remember Wake
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » General
Based on a true story. . . December, 1941—Tiny Wake Island is under attack. This compelling novel of World War II tells the true story of the civilian men captured on Wake and enslaved in Japanese prison camps and the women they left behind.
Doing My Part
Price: Free! Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
When Helen Marshall’s mother is hurt and can’t work and her favorite cousin ships off to fight in World War II, Helen takes a job at a war factory to support her family. When she steps up to help a mysterious German immigrant, she realizes the true sacrifices of war.
The No-No Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
Tai Shimoda’s family has lost everything. Like many other Japanese-Americans at the start of World War II, Tai’s family has been forced to leave their home and move to a desolate camp surrounded by barbed wire. When Tai’s brother joins the No-Nos to protest their treatment, Tai must decide where he stands.