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Too Early for Flowers: The Story of a Polio Mother
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY PUBLISHED MEMOIR: Too ambitious for her small Illinois town, Iris is determined to see the world with Washington, DC as the first stop, right before WWII. Her plans are curtailed when she marries a handsome young soldier and they have two boys. Tragically widowed and back home, her younger in braces from polio, Iris prepares herself for the challenges ahead.
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of personal stories by victims and veterans of World War Two in the Pacific. Feeling that these stories deserve to be preserved as historical evidence of the suffering and heroic actions of civilians and military alike, Ronny Herman de Jong, a survivor herself of Japanese prison camps, gathered and edited these stories for your edification.
Red Sun Over Panama
Series: Paul Jarvis, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
As Angels Weep
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Throughout occupied Europe, amidst tyranny and terror, common people gathered around their kitchen tables and plotted treason. It was a crime against the state to save a life. “The Three Angels” are the stories of three of the survivors hidden during the Holocaust by these quiet heroes. They remain anonymous. We must be content to know they existed, and stood against a great evil. EPub format.
Pennies In The Grass
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 91,690. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of a Liverpudlian woman who reluctantly followed her husband to Vancouver, Canada, in the 1960s in pursuit of a better life. The book deals with the author’s experiences as a child in England growing up in the Great Depression of the 1930s and World War II, the many challenges to her health after she sailed to Canada, the sadness, stresses and struggles of a homesick immigrant.
A Secret Life
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Christian » Historical
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage.
Heavy Water: A Detailed Collection of Information Regarding the Norwegian Factory Sabotage
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
After a not-so-swift landing, a group of commandos are set out to find and destroy a heavy water plant in Nazi-occupied Norway. The stakes have never been higher. Surviving, alone, will be a challenge for this small group of men. This book will keep the reader on the edge of their seat with every word. "Failure was not a sufficient option."
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
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The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
An Undesirable Marriage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Originally 'An Impossible Marriage' - this is a 2nd and revised edition). "Can I whet your appetite?" With those words Ruth approaches Sam. Will he resist this offer from a glamorous stranger and will he taste his first White Lady? It's 1920 on a cruise ship bound for Singapore. Skirts and hairstyles are short and it's life at close quarters. Can love and courage overcome the obstacles.
Boomerang Will Not Return: A Novel of Time Travel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
It was supposed to be a simple mission--deliver six nuclear missiles back to the United States onboard the most advanced Stealth bomber in the world. What no one expected was an aerial phenomenon that catapults the plane and its crew from the present day to the year 1942 into the heart of Nazi Germany. The pilots trapped in time now have a new mission: to save history at any price.