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Book: Our Gun - The incredible true story of the South African war and Krupp Number Four. by Geoff Michael Lawson
This is a lot more than a story about a gun. Centered around the Western front of the Anglo-Boer war and taking seven long years to research and write, this is a story of political deviousness, ineptitude and military heroism that will knock your socks off. Usually, we don't know where an old artillery gun has been or what has happened to it, so it's historical value is limited. In this case [...]
 
Book: Forgiven - A historical novel by Geoff Michael Lawson
1899: Forgiven is a tale of two lovers. Divided by class and unable to speed up their marriage, Richard yearns for adventure and volunteers to fight in South Africa, leaving Rachel under a cloud. Neither are prepared for what happens next. As one near death experience is followed by others, the veneer of adventure is quickly erased. Captured, Richard pines for Rachel and home. Rachel patiently [...]
 
Book: Episode by Tracey Morait
Alisha Dainton has severe epilepsy, so she's used to having seizures. Sometimes she even has weird visions and hears strange noises. After a particularly bad episode on holiday in Cyprus, what she sees and hears makes her think she s going mad: who is the beautiful girl with the see-through eyes, multi-coloured hair and rainbow and the half-woman, half-bird creature singing by the hotel pool, and [...]
 
Book: Waltz with Destiny (Destiny Series Book 4) by Catherine Ulrich Brakefield
As Hitler and his Nazis march across Europe... The splendors of Detroit's ballrooms spin Esther (McConnell) Meir around like a princess in a fairy tale Here she meets junior engineer Eric Erhardt. But will Eric abandon his playboy ways for Esther? When war comes to America's shores, Esther questions whether she has the grit to carry on the McConnell legacy. Meanwhile, Eric comes face to face with [...]
 
Book: Just Like Sunday on the Farm - Crawdaddy Remembers the Nam and After by William C. Crawford
45 years after the War, Crawdaddy finally reveals a ton about his tour as a grunt and a combat photojournalist. He shares ribald military humor, chilling combat sagas, and battle photos. The latter portion of the book shifts to the recent present when he reunites with some fellow Army journalists and they roam America in search of compelling photo images. In the process, the friends develop a new [...]
 
Book: Little Miss HISTORY Travels to Hyde Park, Home of FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT - Presidential Library & Museum by Barbara Ann Mojica
Step inside the house where FDR made history! WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUTTHE LITTLE MISS HISTORY BOOK SERIES... "...Turning the pages is like visiting an interactive museum and taking a journey through each milestone. Little Miss History "travels" and so do we, enjoyably so - and I am sure to the bookshelves of many fans of this delightful series." - Amazon Reviewer - "This is a series not to [...]
 
Book: Headless World - The Vatican Incident (Sequel to the Avatar Syndrome) (Avatar Trilogy Book 2) by Stan I.S. Law
"The Pentagon's most diabolical plot for world domination." Bryn Symonds, writer, Montreal - The HEADLESS WORLD pits the traditions and beauty of the Vatican against the cold mechanical might of the American War Machine. The whole world is the playing field. Join Anne, the heroine of The Avatar Syndrome whose mystical powers seem to grow to astounding degree; her husband Peter who developed the [...]
 
Book: Crown Hunt by R. M. Morgan
In the Korean War, S. Korean soldiers unearth the ancient Silla treasure containing billions of dollars worth of precious stones, gold and a crown worth millions. Some of the soldiers under strict secrecy, smuggle the treasure to the U.S. Fifty years later the secret is out. People begin to die giving up information on where the treasure is kept. The S. Korean government wants the treasure back. [...]
 
Book: 'As Far as I Can Remember' - A Bouquet Garni of Memoirs, 'Off the Wall' Short Stories, Quirky Verse and, For Good Measure, Two Endings! by Terry Ward
Set in a world that has now disappeared and written with great good humour, As Far as I Can Remember, provides a frank and honest account of the real-life adventures, mishaps and close encounters experienced by a boy as he grows into manhood. Complete with some bizarre short stories, extracts from the author's novels and some pertinent verse, there is much to enjoy, and indeed, ponder about in [...]
 
Book: Between Cancer and Capricorn by Terry Ward
Doffing my rather battered hat to LP Hartley, I can confirm that the past is indeed a different country and things are done differently there. Delve into my post Second World War novel, 'Between Cancer and Capricorn' and you will discover just how different. For example, there is a remarkable absence of political correctness and 'ealth and safety. Sex is as popular as ever, but only acceptable on [...]
 
Book: TRIBES by Mia Frances
Alex is taking her sisters and their kids to her camp in the Adirondacks when the unthinkable happens. The country is being attacked and they must seek immediate shelter. Greeted by guns and bullets when they try to find refuge, they hide in a cave to avoid the fallout. When her sisters leave to look for their husbands, Alex is left to care for the kids. It's a 35-mile hike to her camp through [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun - A Story of Love, Survival and Joy by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of eye-witness accounts of the barbaric way the Japanese treated their prisoners during WWII, men and women alike. Camp survivors describe gruesome details of cruel punishments, diseases and malnutrition, interspersed with hope and a sense of humor. Veterans of the U.S. Navy remember the bloody battles from Pearl Harbor to the bombs on Hiroshima [...]
 
Book: Secret Worlds - A True Story of Deception, Illusion and Intrigue by S. Green
True story by a woman with the spirit of a warrior. A Purple Heart Vietnam veteran, whose military path was carefully orchestrated by others without her knowledge. She found herself straddling a precarious and dangerous line separating two worlds, often falling between the cracks in the system where shadow forces operate. In that place she was free to move invisibly. No one in her split reality [...]
 
Book: Invasion - A Star Runners Universe Novel by L.E. Thomas
Nat Hodges' life as he knew it ended the day the Zahl Empire invaded his world, Tarrafa. Sweeping through the initial defenses in a matter of days, the Zahl destroy everything Nat had ever known. Traditions and customs are outlawed. Living in a homeworld occupied by an oppressive force, Nat faces the choice of fighting a seemingly hopeless battle for the past or succumbing to the overwhelming [...]
 
Book: Sinagiri - Rajah Kasyapu and the Frescoes at Singiriya by Mike Lord
Book your next holiday to Sri Lanka, and when you get there head straight for Singiriya! The story is set in 5th Century Sri Lanka - Taprobane as it was then called. A princess from Eritrea becomes the fourth wife of the Raja of Taprobane. The story relates her journey by land and sea, escorted by her brother, from Assaba to Puttulam, and their adventures on the way, even being attacked by [...]
 
Book: Blue Rider by Lily Ennis
When Marie's grandmother dies and leaves a suitcase full of paintings Marie is thrust into a world that pre-dates her grandmother, Margaret. She believes it's possible that Margaret may not have had the same father as her siblings and Marie's search for her true lineage leads her to question the importance of family. Mary Bell returns in a sequel to Scarlet Runner. The aftermath of the Waihi gold [...]
 
Book: Fire in the Mountain by Lily Ennis
Set against the backdrop of an erupting volcano in New Zealand's North Island, Lana wrestles with her recent grief, for survival on the mountain and her future with a man whose past she was once part of. Woven through her narrative is Alfred's story and the theft of war medals, and which Lana finds herself enmeshed in, further threatening her life. Follow Lana as she tries to extricate herself [...]
 
Book: Battleground (Unification War Trilogy, Book 1) (Black Fleet Saga 7) by Joshua Dalzelle
This war was inevitable. After two brutal, bloody struggles for their very existence against implacable alien foes, humanity is victorious, but not at peace. As distrust and accusations consume the political discourse between the two major factions, the Eastern Star Alliance military has already begun executing small raiding missions into United Terran Federation space. The Federation fleet, [...]
 
Book: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: Seaton's War by Lily Ennis
Seaton's War is a story of love, secrets and lies set in a sleepy New Zealand town in the latter half of WWII. When a Japanese submarine beaches the residents are shocked that the Pacific War has come to them. To some the event brings opportunity for personal gain or for genuine war work. For Kitty Williams it is a chance to prove she can do more for the war effort than knit socks for Red Cross [...]
 
Book: Dark Harbor House by Tom DeMarco
Bring together a wonderfully varied mix of characters in a once-grand Maine island summer cottage, leave them to their own devices over the course of a long, idyllic summer in the late 1940s, and you have all the ingredients for a fine comedy of manners. Author Tom DeMarco starts with a simple little love story, weaves in tantalizing details of the old mansion's not totally respectable history, [...]
 
Book: Zero Day - China's Cyber Wars (Logan Alexander Series Book 3) by T. L. Williams
For readers who enjoyed Tom Clancy and James Patterson thrillers, CIA veteran T. L. Williams unfolds a chilling and highly conceivable scenario in his latest novel, ZERO DAY: China's Cyber Wars. Moving between Chongqing, China and Langley, Virginia, this fast-paced spy thriller revolves around a plot by the Chinese government to seize the edge on global power by undermining the U.S. economy. [...]
 
Book: WHERE HOPE DARES - The Gift of Prophecy by Rebecca Bryn
Epic, thought-provoking, post apocalyptic adventure. When Kiya, a young mother and healer, is kidnapped to fulfil an ancient prophecy, Abe must choose between his friends and mankind's immortal souls. Two very different, isolated cultures clash and Kiya is raped and taken north across the High Atlas Mountains to a brutal, pagan High Priest intent on war at any cost. Raphel, Kiya's storyteller [...]
 
Book: The Dandelion Clock - A wish to end all wishes. The war to end all wars. by Rebecca Bryn
Families torn apart by the Great War. When war is declared in August 1914, Bill, a farm boy brought up in a village on the Duke of Buccleuch's Northamptonshire estate, is plucking up his courage to ask his sweetheart, Florrie, to marry him. Florrie has given up her dream of being a dancer to bring up her siblings and protect them from their violent and abusive widowed father. For her, marriage to [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet - A Coming of Age Historical Romance by Lloyd R Free
OFFICIAL ONLINEBOOKCLUB REVIEW - Free's incredible imagery is prominent throughout the novel . . . The character development of the main characters and many of the side characters is outstanding and it was impossible to put down . . . THE PRAIRIES BOOK REVIEW An engaging coming-of-age story written with subtle humour and great panache... "This book is definitely one of my favorites of all times [...]
 
Book: Retaliation (Earth Reclamation Force Book 1) by Martin Wallace
Newly re-edited - When Earth is invaded by creatures from another world, the fallout leaves a world dead from nuclear fallout, human survivors flee to space for survival looking for haven to re-group, re-arm and retaliate against their aggressors. These surviving humans call themselves the Earth Reclamation Force (ERF), a militarized space force working hard to survive and gain any advantage over [...]
 
Book: Shock Waves (The Kurgan War Book 10) by Richard Turner
In the final chapter of the Kurgan War series, bitter foes are forced to work together to defeat a new enemy that threatens to overwhelm and destroy both species. With time running out, Michael Sheridan and Alan Cole venture deep into Kurgan history and mysticism to find a way to halt the Thlazians before all is lost.
 
Book: Crossing The Border by Kevin W. Bates
In 2057 amid rampant violence the U.S. is on the verge of war with the Lost Land. Determined to destroy the Lost Land, U.S. President Amos Carpenter closes the Lost Land border and hatches a secret plot to nuke the Landers into submission. But Peter Gillen and Rose Horne are determined to reach the Lost Land. With official border crossings sealed, their only hope is an overland trek through the [...]
 
Book: A Sea of Fear - A Novel of Time Travel - Book 3 of the Harry and Meg Series by Russell F. Moran
You're Five-Star Admiral Harry Fenton, who President Blake calls the greatest fighting admiral in American history. Along with your Navy Commander wife, Meg, you lead your carrier strike group against the worst enemy the country has faced since World War II, a small nation that is intent on destroying the world's shipping industry. The seas of the world have become scenes of plunder, pillage, and [...]
 
Book: Daisy Grey - An unforgettable story set in 19th Century Oxfordshire by Lilly Adam
Set in the nineteenth century, ten-year-old Daisy Grey is delighted to be moving to Oxfordshire with her parents to start a new life. Daisy's father has at last found the perfect new home, in Lavender Farm, to rent, wanting nothing more than to farm the land and provide a decent life for his family, after living in a run-down cottage for years and struggling to earn a living as an odd job man. [...]
 
Book: The American Crusade - A Political Thriller by Mark Spivak
A power-hungry vice president, a bad batch of shady intelligence, and a sinister plot to destroy Western civilization. Just another day in America. On May 1, 2001, a group of radical Islamic terrorists crash a Boeing 737 jet airliner into the Mall of America and Vice President Robert Hornsby knows his moment is coming. The attack kills three thousand American citizens and throws an entire nation [...]
 
Book: Rivalry (War of Nytefall Book 3) by Charles E. Yallowitz
Seeking the pleasure of revenge, an ancient rumor will reveal herself to be a deadly legend. Lurking within the shadows for centuries, the Vampire Queen has been drawn to the conflict that surrounds Clyde. Only whispers have been spread about this elusive figure, who has amassed a kingdom that can rival Nyte and Nytefall. All that she is missing is the strongest vampire to crown as her king. In [...]
 
Book: A Ruby Beam of Light (Dark World Chronicles Book 1) by Tom DeMarco
The world has gone dark. Nothing works. Cars and trucks and airplanes and guns and bombs are nothing more than paperweights. A mysterious disturbance propagated onto the earth's magnetic field has the effect of inhibiting all explosions. It has repealed most of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, leaving the world as it was in your great great grandparents' time. The villain (or hero, [...]
 
Book: The Sword of Kaigen - A Theonite War Story by M. L. Wang
"Fantasy and martial arts aficionados alike should enjoy this emotionally supercharged novel about love and loss, which pierces readers' hearts with the precision of a samurai's razor-sharp blade." - Blue Ink Starred Review - "The Poppy War's darkness meets The Last Airbender's Elemental Magic... I haven't been so emotionally moved by a book in a long while." - JC Kang, USA Today Bestselling [...]
 
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