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Summer on a Mountain of Spices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life at a Catskill hotel in the last days of WWII and the first minutes of the atomic age.
Survivor's Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
David Karmi is a survivor of Auschwitz, Dachau, and the Warsaw Ghetto. He enured forced marches, starvation, and even persecution after the Allies freed him from the camps. This is a story of strength, courage, some luck - and an amazing man, told in his own words. It is the biography of a survivor.
Gray Gold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1943 in San Diego. Rationing was still new. Smuggling is something much older. Millions of people sought their fortunes in the wartime American west. Nicolas Guyon is among them. When a routine security job goes haywire, Nick must build a team from scratch to take on a powerful industrial giant. Luckily for him, there are scoundrels to spare on all sides of the booming black market world.
The General vs. the President | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Military
Summary of The General vs. the President From H.W. Brands MacArthur and Truman At the Brink of Nuclear War By Summary Station Truman relieving General Douglas MacArthur caused a bit of an uproar amongst the American public. His motives were to limit the conflict in Korea, resulting in his decision to remove MacArthur. General MacArthur was full of ego and flair...
To Fly, To Fight and To Save
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
It is the 1930s, and John Wilkins has been taught to fly by his ex-Royal Flying Corps father. He longs to fly in battle, but his Christian beliefs bring him into a pastoral role. When conflict looms in the shape of World War II should he continue to shepherd the flock, or should he apply for a pilot's job in the RAF Fighter Command?
A Letter to my Grandchildren
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 28,150. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Maria Sharp was born Maria Zdenka Besan in Croatia in 1941, just after the Nazis had invaded her country, and as a young child she witnessed 'events that imprinted themselves upon her soul forever'. Many years later settled in the USA, she has written this book for her two grandchildren to explain her origins and tell her family's story.
Growing Up Viking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,880. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by Hekla Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author recalls Iceland 1935, a simpler time and draws the reader into a childhood routine that had been virtually unchanged since the days of the Vikings. The enchanting legends of trolls and hidden folk of Iceland are interwoven with the hopes and fears of a child growing up amidst the hardships of daily life in this mysterious land of eerie landscapes, erupting volcanoes, gushing geysers.
Hunted: The World of the Changelings
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Before he ever met orphaned teenagers Maureen O’Malley and Sean McAndrew, Dubh Súile mac Alasdair was a man outside of time. Warrior, Druid, Prince, he has lived for over 1200 years, seen wonders and war, but it is the second great war of man’s twentieth century that threatens to bring him to his knees.
Crossing Paths with Professor Elie Wiesel
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Stories told by real people, they are living documents, telling us what it was like and felt like. On the background of Eastern European, twentieth-century Jewish history a description of Jewish life during the interwar years in Warsaw, Poland, the Poland that was under Nazi’s murderess grip and the faith of Jews surviving throughout Soviet Russia and Uzbekistan during WWII. The result, trauma.
Cassino, Conquest of the Mountain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,890. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
For Bernard Pawlowski the unfolding events on the 1st of September 1939 will change his life forever. For on this date, the Nazis invaded Poland - entire families would be erased and the country itself would disappear for decades