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In Their Own Words
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 31,190. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book, the culmination of ten years of research, is a collection of portraits and testimonials recording the experiences of 21 women who volunteered during World War II, interviewed by the author. The accounts have been left as far as possible in the women’s original words, so that their voices can be heard clearly and faithfully.
Anca's Story - a novel of the Holocaust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Three young children smuggle themselves into Auschwitz in search for their mothers. * "Probably the most powerful ending to a book I have ever read.” * “I haven't been so emotionally affected by a book before in all the years I have been reading.” * “Harrowing and gripping. This novel was so different from every other I've read about the Holocaust.” Verified reviews.
Restoring My Father's Honor: A Son's Crusade
Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 23,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Master Sgt. Bill J. Stanley had only known victory in his 17 years of military service. From the bloody beaches of Normandy France to the carnage of the Korean War, Bill was a combat soldier who exemplified honor and courage. But the day came, at the height of the Cold War in 1958, when Bill would face a battle waged not with guns, tanks and military might; but with greed, power and money.
Keep Forever
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
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. Translated by Alex Lane.
Faith in the Darkest of Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
* BASED ON CHRISTIAN MORALS * For Becky Lewis, life isn't fair and God doesn't love her. Her military husband left her and their children with nothing. His commanding officer , Captain Reese Simon, comes to visit, to play a taped story her husband left for them to listen to. Can Reese help Becky realize God still loves her or will it take an extreme crisis to show her she's also saved?
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: 71,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00)
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 Mereo Books. 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 Mereo Books. 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.