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A Skye Full of Stars - The Gannon Family Series Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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From war torn Scotland, where the Gannon family tree first took root, to the modern day southern shores of Alabama's Gulf Coast, a Skye Full of Stars is a story about the importance of family, and about how blood isn't always what it takes to make the strongest bonds.
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние ме­сяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внуч­ка, Мария Фет, подготовила сбор­ник этих рассказов под общим за­головком «Хранить вечно».
When Skies Have Fallen
Price: Free! Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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For many in war-torn 1944, love blossoms in the dance hall, and airman Arty Clarke is no exception. He’s a thinker and a dreamer; however, it’s not the beautiful, talented dancer in his arms—his best friend Jean—who inspires his dreams. For when his gaze meets that of Technical Sergeant Jim Johnson, Arty dares to imagine a different dance.
You're In The Navy Now
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When Alan Higgins joined the Royal Navy at the outbreak of World War II, he was not yet sixteen years old. But his youth could not save him from the horrors of war and he was soon serving aboard the cruiser HMS Edinburgh. On May 1st 1942, HMS Edinburgh was sunk by a German U-Boat in the icy Barents Sea but Alan miraculously survived.
With Gun & Gown
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,050. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Norman Friskney’s experiences as a young man were defined by two environments. The halls of Oxford University, where his studies were interrupted by the outbreak of WWII and the battlefields of southern Italy. His accounts of his experiences over the years include encounters with Harold Wilson, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and Edmund Blunden.
Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Joyce Lovely grew up in Liverpool during World War 2, her family surviving a blitz which damaged their home and killed two thousand of their fellow Liverpudlians in a week. She and her young friends dreamed of peace and safety, but not as much as they dreamed about ice-cream. A charming memoir of a young woman’s childhood and coming of age.
Thankful and Not So Thankful
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book tells the story of three Lancashire villages and their contrasting fortunes in the Great War. The stories of these villages and the triumphs and tragedies war brought to them have been researched by the author, who has painted portraits of some of the men who returned, and some of those who did not. A fascinating historical adventure.
War, Prison and Liberation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
Hitler’s Last Gasp
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » General
America faces grave danger: Hitler has devised a weapon that could kill millions. A German U-boat is making its way toward the US, carrying missiles that will release a deadly virus on the country. U-boat skipper Brinker, refusing to allow the Nazi hijackers to commit such atrocities, stages an uprising. But Nazi Commander Krantz has survived and will stop at nothing to see the weapon unleashed.
First Works: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Kelly Kusumoto has published five short stories on various websites across the globe. In his first self-published eBook, he brings each of these stories together and also includes three previously unpublished stories from his archive. Check out the early works of this emerging author who grew up in Los Angeles and is now pursuing a full writing career in New York City.