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Ice Cream, Gasmasks and God
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Mereo Books. 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 Mereo Books. 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: $4.95 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.
On Wing and Water
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Leslie Colquhoun was a man who flew high in more ways than one. Enlisting with the RAF at the start of World War 2, he had no sooner got his ‘wings’ than he was plunged into the thick of battle. His daughter Jane, has written this affectionate portrait of her ‘modest, gentle’ father, a man who was also exceptionally courageous and skilled.
A Teenagers War
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This book is a tribute to my Uncle Jim, Private James Watson 14428202 5th Black Watch, 51st Highland Division. All the stories are true as they are based on War Records, Soldiers Diaries, conversations with Veterans of 51st Highland Division and family and friends.
The Modern British Empire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
History and Mystery, Oh My!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,540. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Step back in time with History and Mystery, Oh My! All the stories in this anthology are set at least fifty years before publication. Find out why Caruso's tailor could never claim the famous tenor as a client. Walk with Caravaggio under the dome of Santa Maria del Popolo. Learn why Flash Gordon stopped filming.Turn a page and lose yourself in Victorian London, or tangle with WWII spies.
Drie Hoofden op een Kussen - Nederlands
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: Dutch. Published: January 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
De Amerikaans-Joodse jongen David Kerzner voorziet als kind al voor de Tweede Wereldoorlog de enorme vlucht die televisie zal nemen. Hij heeft een droom: Fabriceer en verkoop televisie om de wereld te verbeteren.