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Book: Red Fox in the Heather by Robert N. Story
The year is 1898. In the small coal mining town of Birtley, in northeast England, a sixth child is born to Jonathon and Elizabeth Witherspoon. He will be the first and only boy in a family heretofore under the management of five sibling sisters. It is an auspicious start to a challenging youth, but his birth is much more than that. It is the beginning of Percy Stanley Witherspoon's eventful life [...]
 
Book: Code Name Sonny by K.E. Pottie
It's a WWII spy thriller. A true story as told to me by my father. There is a twist as the book alternates between past and present, whereas the past comes to life in the present. It's 1942. Joe is representative of many young American men of his generation: America and its Allies are at war with the Germans and the Japanese, and this New Hampshire teenager wants to be in the thick of it. Joe got [...]
 
Book: Dear Cedric . . .Based on a true story of WWII by Patricia Mashiter Cooper
It is 1940, the Blitz is raging over London and other key cities in Britain and tens of thousands of children are being evacuated to safe havens, both within the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Patricia is six-years-old when she is squirrelled away in an evacuation school located deep in the heart of Shropshire. She is left there with the promise from her parents that "the war will be over [...]
 
Book: Painted Tree - Two Novellas by Judith Victoria Douglas
Two stories: Both set in 1941-45. IN BLOOD THERE IS NO HONOR A crime that leads to extremes in blood-for-blood vengeance. A southern family struggles through the consequences of a chance occurrence, a crime unplanned. We are privy to their sorrows begun with the opportunistic kidnapping of beautiful fourteen year old Tessa, granddaughter in the three generation household. The staunch and [...]
 
Book: Tom - A Life Saved ~ Lives Lost! by Goffinet McLaren
In the middle of the night you bail out of your stricken plane over Nazi occupied Europe during WWII. You don't know if you've landed in Germany, or somewhere else. A local farmer comes along. He doesn't know if you are a Nazi, posing as an Allied airman; You don't know if he is a member of the Resistance who might help you. Later, hiding in a Resistor's safe-house, imagine your fear at the sound [...]
 
Book: And One Stayed Home by Janice Roane and Ripley Roane Jr.
In the 1940's life was completely different than it is now. This book follows the lives of 5 boys as they begin their journey to adulthood. Everything seemed beautiful until Pearl Harbor is struck and soon these boys are cast into a darkness they never dreamed would ever happen. Their families are torn apart and it will take every ounce of courage, love and will for their country and loved ones. [...]
 
Book: Aurora's Sentinel - Conflict and Diplomacy on an Arctic Frontier from Russian America to the Present by Jonathan M. Nielson
This is a sweeping narrative history of the evolution of Alaska from Tsarist colonial outpost to its place today in the forefront of America's strategic calculus for defending the continent. American acquisition of Russian America in 1867 was dramatic confirmation that the United States intended to be a continental and Pacific power. As America's first non-contiguous territorial acquisition, the [...]
 
Book: Liverpool Connection - Unbroken Bonds - Annie's Story by Elisabeth Marrion
The Unbroken Bonds Series - Annie's Story - Annie and her friends leave Ireland in 1926 young and optimistic, hoping to find a better life in Liverpool. Only things do not turn out the way they had imagined. Annie falls in love, marries and starts a family of her own. But with the onset of World War Two comes tragedy and loss, testing Annie's strength to the limit. Little does she realise that [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
Christy Award winner ! "Her rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publisher's Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told [...]
 
Book: Letters from the Good War - A Young Man's Discovery of the World by Hugh Aaron
The letters herein, some one thousand of them, are a day-to-day three year account of what happened in the life of a young enlisted man serving in the Naval Construction Battalions - the Seabees - during World War II. They take the reader from the first day of boot camp, to various training camps around the U.S., to the Southwest Pacific and back home.
 
Book: The Good Doctor by Daniel Parker
In the final months of World War Two, Germany staggers toward defeat. Maria Hanselman, one of the only female surgeons in the country, is forced into duty by the SS when doctors near the front are found dead or missing. While she works to save Germany's soldiers, she must keep from losing the lives of her medical team, and herself, before the end comes.
 
Book: GOOSE HUNT by Dennis Ogden
Sixty-four years have passed since the end of WWII and the rampart walls of the former Jewish Ghetto, TEREZIN, have yet to divulge all the secrets they were built to hide. That is until graffiti dauber Briney Ruza begins having connections with the walls she paints on. Each graffiti is posted on social media as part of her own cheeky game. One particular painting catches the interest of ageing [...]
 
Book: How Angels Die by David-Michael Harding
In the darkest days of World War II, when France found itself at the mercy of a brutal dictator, the frontlines of resistance may just have been in the grasp of a few good women. How Angels Die, the epic work of historical fiction by author David-Michael Harding, delivers a highly inventive and uncommon take on the French Resistance that is certain to appeal to anyone who relishes a blood-pumping [...]
 
Book: Searching for Gertrude by D. E. Haggerty
While growing up in Germany in the 1930s, Rudolf falls in love with the girl next door, Gertrude. He doesn't care what religion Gertrude practices but the Nazis do. When the first antisemitic laws are enacted by the Nazi government, Gertrude's father loses his job at the local university. Unable to find employment in Germany, he accepts a position at Istanbul University and moves the family to [...]
 
Book: Look Mom - I Can Fly! Memoirs of a World War II P-38 Fighter Pilot by Robert Vrilakas
In the mid-1920s the sound of airplane motors would cause the entire inhabitants of author Robert "Smoky" Vrilakas' small Northern California village to dash outside to look up at the sky. Overhead would be a Ford Trimotor passenger plane droning off toward some unknown destination, a sight almost as awesome then as watching a manned satellite pass over in space today. The author, then a young [...]
 
Book: HENRY - A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America by Katrina Shawver
When Katrina Shawver met the eighty-five year old Henry Zguda, he possessed an exceptional memory, a surprising cache of original documents and photos, and a knack for meeting the right people at the right time. Couched in the interview style of Tuesdays with Morrie , Henry relates in his own voice a life as a champion swimmer, interrupted by three years imprisoned in Auschwitz and Buchenwald as [...]
 
Book: The Soldier's Homecoming (Heartsong Presents) by Linda S. Glaz
Joe Huntington Is Finally Home After long years away at war, Joe is determined to start his life anew. But it isn't easy. Settling into his Michigan hometown at last, he doesn't expect to come face-to-face with the girl who got away and is still holding a grudge. Feisty dance teacher Victoria Banks has always stood on her own two feet. But everyone needs help sometimes. It's tempting to share her [...]
 
Book: The Betrayal (The Guernsey Novels Book 6) by Anne Allen
Treachery and theft lead to death - and love - 1940. Teresa Bichard and her baby are sent by her beloved husband, Leo, to England as the Germans draw closer to Guernsey. Days later they invade 1942. Leo, of Jewish descent, is betrayed to the Germans and is sent to a concentration camp, never to return. 1945. Teresa returns to find Leo did not survive and the family's valuable art collection, [...]
 
Book: TALES TO COUNT ON by S. R. Mallery
Curl up and enter the eclectic world of S. R. Mallery, where sad meets bizarre and deception meets humor; where history meets revenge and magic meets gothic. Whether it's 500 words or 5,000, these TALES TO COUNT ON, which include a battered women's shelter, childhood memories, Venetian love, magic photographs, PTDS fallout, sisters' tricks, WWII spies, the French Revolution, evil vaudevillians, [...]
 
Book: The Music of Us (Still Life with Memories Book 3) by Uvi Poznansky
In 1970, Lenny can no longer deny that his wife is undergoing a profound change. Despite her relatively young age, her mind succumbs to forgetfulness. Now, he goes as far back as the moment he met Natasha during WWII, when he was a wounded warrior and she a star, brilliant yet illusive. Natasha was a riddle to him then, and to this day, with all the changes she has gone through, she still is. [...]
 
Book: Back from 44 - The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few - A Story of Heroism in the Skies Over Western Europe by Nick Cressy
Back from 44 - The Sacrifice and Courage of a Few. Nick Bentas, Staff Sergeant US Army Air Force, finds himself in a severely crippled B-26 Marauder, trying to return to base, he remembers the different times in his life that led him up to this point. From enlistment to basic training to saying goodbye to his new wife, he remembers his deadly missions around France Germany and the wider [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Waters (The Guernsey Novels Book 1) by Anne Allen
** Awarded Silver in the 2012 WishingShelfAwards ** A contemporary romantic mystery, Dangerous Waters is the first of The Guernsey Novels - Tragedy seems to follow Jeanne Le Page around . . . Can she really go through it again and survive? Jeanne is lucky to be alive at sixteen she was almost killed in a boating accident which brought heart-breaking family tragedy. Now, fifteen years later, [...]
 
Book: Finding Mother (The Guernsey Novels Book 2) by Anne Allen
Prepare to be swept away by a heart-warming tale of family relationships and love - Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love Who is she really? Nicole is about to find out as she searches for her real mother; the woman who gave her away at birth. With her marriage in tatters, she sets out from England: travelling to Spain, Jersey and Guernsey before the extraordinary story of her real [...]
 
Book: Guernsey Retreat (The Guernsey Novels Book 3) by Anne Allen
The latest page-turner offering mystery and romance from the Award-Winning Author of Dangerous Waters - Two violent deaths. Separated by time, but with a fatal connection A man loses his father. A young woman loses her mother. Both in tragic circumstances that lead, when they meet, to surprising revelations from the past. Louisa needs to find the father she has never known, to warn him of [...]
 
Book: The Bridge of Deaths by M.C.V. EGAN
On August 15th 1939, at the brink of World War II, an English plane crashed and sunk in Danish waters. Five deaths were reported: two Standard Oil of New Jersey employees, a German Corporate Lawyer, an English member of Parliament, and a crew member for the airline. Here is a conceivable version of the events.
 
Book: SHOT DOWN - The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth by Steve Snyder
Belgium ... February 8, 1944 ... Shot Down and Alive For the first time, the full and complete story of the B-17 Flying Fortress Susan Ruth is shared in unbelievable detail . Author Steve Snyder's story of his father, Lieutenant Howard Snyder, and the Susan Ruth crew, provides in-depth details about many aspects of World War II few understand or know about including the: separation for young [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Time (The Guernsey Novels Book 5) by Anne Allen
WINNER OF THE DIAMOND BOOK AWARD 2017 Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years 1940. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla. The Germans occupy Guernsey. All too soon Olive realises she has made a mistake. Her life changes when she meets Wolfgang, a German officer- however there's a price to pay. . . 2010. Natalie Ogier returns to Guernsey to escape an abusive relationship - only to be [...]
 
Book: No Tears Tomorrow by Tony Nash
From Norfolk to Normandy - a family goes to war. The 16-year old twins, David and Emma, in the carefree world of the mid-30s, joke about becoming spies. To Commander Gregory, head of what will become the SOE, espionage is no joke, and he already has his eye on them. Despite strong opposition from their father, they and their younger brother, James, and their Belgian friend, Nicole, become major [...]
 
Book: The Storm (The Lady of the Pier Book 3) by Effrosyni Moschoudi
Two worlds. One haunting. One love that won't let go. When Sofia falls in love, a mourning spirit begins to haunt her... The Storm, a World War II romance, is the concluding part of the trilogy that merges the stories of Sofia and Laura into one. Now, redemption seems finally possible... BRIGHTON 1988 - Sofia does her best to get over Danny, but The Lady won't leave her in peace. The spirit [...]
 
Book: Hitler, Stalin and the Destruction of Poland by Nick Shepley
In 1939 a stunned international community absorbed the news that Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia, hated and implacable enemies, had signed a non-agression pact. The treaty between them contained a hidden clause, one which divided Poland between the two murderous regimes. This ebook explores the Nazi-Soviet division of Poland and the fate of the Poles and Poland's Jews. It also explores the Soviet [...]
 
Book: Mission Over Indochine - A WWII Story of Courage, Honor and Sacrifice by A. J. Padgett
Mission Over Indochine is the coming of age story of a young man from the Indiana who's life exemplifies the courage and humanity to which all men aspire. Through the darkest hours, pushed to the limits of endurance, his faith comforts, restoring his determination to live and make it home. It is a story of a young man who overcomes enormous obstacles with valor and dignity, a lesson for this new [...]
 
Book: Amongst My Enemies by William F. Brown
Inside a rusting German U-Boat are millions in gold bars, stolen art, and a secret that could tear NATO apart. The KGB, the CIA, Nazi SS hitmen, even the Israeli Mossad - everyone is willing to kill for it, but only former US Airman Mike Randall knows the truth in this Cold War spy versus spy thriller. After his B-17 crashes in East Prussia in the winter of 1945, Randall finds himself in a Nazi [...]
 
Book: The Cat Connection by Lawrence Matthews
A memoir with surprising twists and turns, this book is the true story of a man with multiple careers and discoveries. Weaving his tale among experiences with a lifetime of cats, he takes us places such as the pilot's seat of his airplane as he fights to get home in terrible weather, and deep in a cave under a Virginia mountain where he discovers a section never explored by man and uncovers a [...]
 
Book: Francesca of Lost Nation by Lucinda Sue Crosby
A Must Read Novel - a romantic adventure Winner of Five Literary Prizes / Author selected as one of "50 Authors You Should be Reading" by The Authors Show online media outlet This romantic adventure is "funny at times and filled with little pearls of everyday wisdom, it is as much a romantic suspense as it is a perfect little capsule of a time gone by. It is a book about love of all kinds - [...]
 
Book: Separation (Lives Apart - A World War Two Chronicle Book 1) by Carole McEntee-Taylor
While the Germans overrun Europe and threaten to invade Britain in the early months of the war, the lives of several individuals and their families are changed forever. Joe Price: A young soldier, newly called up and recently engaged, should be safe in Suffolk, but instead finds himself in France, fighting the Germans in the Battle for Calais. Peggy Cooper: Joe's fiancee and trainee nurse, faces [...]
 
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