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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: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: My Jobs and Why They All Sucked by Leonard Stegmann
Yes, every one of them. In "My Jobs and Why They All Sucked" Leonard Stegmann shares the lifetime of misery that he laughingly calls his career. From his first job as a paperboy through his wretched and numerous employment incarnations, Leonard soon discovered that his jobs all had one thing in common: they all sucked. Join in on the fun as Leonard stumbles his way through an endless stream of [...]
 
Book: The Youngest Patriot (Interesting Characters of the American Revolution) by Gene Ligotti
The Youngest Patriot is the story, the first in the trilogy, of the coming of age of a young boy set against the turmoil of the British occupation of Long Island during the American Revolution. Elijah Churchill defies his father and joins the Continental Army at age thirteen. The story culminates with Elijah as the recipent of the first Purple Heart; designed and awarded by General George [...]
 
Book: The Last Boat by John F. Hanley
The Last Boat is the second novel by author John Hanley, and the follow up to Against the Tide The book opens in the middle of the greatest naval disaster in British history when the Luftwaffe bombs and sinks the hastily converted Cunard liner, HMT Lancastria. In the ten minutes of bombing and strafing, over 5,000 troops and civilians are blown apart by the high explosive bombs. These losses [...]
 
Book: The Betrayal (The Guernsey Novels Book 6) by Anne Allen
"An absolutely riveting read" Book Six of The Guernsey Novels is another dual-time story set during the German Occupation and present-day Guernsey and is likely to appeal particularly to fans of the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. 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 [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Waters (The Guernsey Novels Book 1) by Anne Allen
** Awarded Silver in the WishingShelfAwards ** Dangerous Waters is the first of The Guernsey Novels, linked but standalone stories, which will appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Tragedy seems to follow Jeanne Le Page around . . . Can she really go through it again and survive? She is lucky to be alive ... at sixteen Jeanne was almost killed in a boating accident [...]
 
Book: Echoes of Time (The Guernsey Novels Book 5) by Anne Allen
WINNER OF THE DIAMOND BOOK AWARD 2017 The fifth of The Guernsey Novels , Echoes of Time is a dual-time story set in the German Occupation and present-day Guernsey and is likely to appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society . Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years... 1940. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla. The Germans occupy Guernsey . All too soon Olive [...]
 
Book: Grow in Grace (Apostle John Series 2) by Susan Preston
Benjamin knows he is running away. Struggling to handle the worst disappointment of his life, he abandons all he knows, and seeks refuge in the hard physical work as a grape picker in a vineyard. But will his time away from family and friends lead him away from God? Or will it lead him back to his Christian faith? Rachel, the granddaughter of the Jewish papyrus merchant, has been raised to [...]
 
Book: Irish Lass (Jack Renouf Book 4) by John F. Hanley
July 1941. After the failure of Operation Ruthless, Lt Commander Ian Fleming, sends Sub-Lieutenant Jack Renouf to neutral Ireland to obtain a schooner and sail it to the S.O.E. base in Helford, Cornwall. It should be a simple task but there are forces in Eire which are far from neutral. Soon Jack and his small team are fighting the IRA and the Irish Navy. Later, they are sent to German Occupied [...]
 
Book: A Call Through Time by Tricia McGill
The Lord of Castlegrove Manor, heir to a vast fortune, is a studious History buff who loves reading about the years following the Roman occupation of Britain. Dissatisfied with running his extensive estate, a distraction from Bart's boredom is his erotic dreams. No woman but his dream lover will ever offer him the satisfaction he craves. During one of these dreams Bart wakes up miles from his [...]
 
Book: Five Steps by Tim I. Gurung
After losing his family in a freak accident, John had no desire of living and withdrew from the public by locking himself inside the house for a month. When he revisited the accident scene again, he found a memory stick that had five mysterious telephone numbers and decided to investigate them. It took him to Okinawa/Japan and introduced to Hirokaju-San, to Lhasa/Tibet and met Norbu, to [...]
 
Book: The Family Divided (The Guernsey Novels Book 4) by Anne Allen
The fourth of The Guernsey Novels, covering both contemporary Guernsey and the time of the Occupation. Likely to appeal to fans of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. One family, divided by death - and money - Andy Batiste, at loggerheads with his degenerate cousin, seeks to discover the truth of his family history. Why was his pregnant grandmother forced to flee to France? What [...]
 
Book: Diamonds For The Wolf (Jack Renouf Book 3) by John F. Hanley
It's October 1940 - You're 20 and still in love - Your island home is now occupied by the Germans - Caroline is in their hands and Rachel is trapped in France - Your best friend, Saul, works for Naval Intelligence - His boss is Lieutenant Commander Ian Fleming - His job is to set Europe ablaze - You've been training as a commando - You know how to start fires - You're Jack Renouf and - You're [...]
 
Book: Hidden In Plain Sight by Karen Batshaw
As Nazis expand their domination of the European continent, nearly sixty thousand Greek Jews mistakenly believe they are safe. Anna, a young Jewess from Salonika, has gone to live in Athens. Trained as a doctor, Anna knows if the German army invades, she will no longer be allowed to practice medicine at the hospitals. With great anguish, Anna masks her faith and her vocation to live as a [...]
 
Book: A Teacher of Time - Berlin Wall by Mary Maxie
Book 2 of the Teacher of Time series. Peter and Laurena have adopted Friedrich, who they met on their time travels to a German concentration camp in 1943. Friedrich takes the same portal to the past, located at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona. He ends up in 1974 Berlin, where he meets Mari, another violin student, whose family was trapped behind the wall when it was first [...]
 
Book: Murder Without Pity by Steve Haberman
Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family's history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls his Little Miseries. [...]
 
Book: The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado
The book is about a friendship that develops during World War II. What inspired you to write this book? It is based on a true story. Who are the primary readers of your book? Anyone who is interested in World War II history would hopefully find it interesting. How did you come up with the title? Mars is the greek god of war so a title like 'The Children of Mars' would be similar to 'The Children [...]
 
Book: The Battle for Tomorrow - A Fable by Dr. Stuart Jeanne Bramhall
A 16 year old girl is arrested for participating in an antiwar blockade and occupation of the US Capitol. Angela Jones pays an enormous price for her beliefs, when she is arrested during an antiwar protest and winds up in a juvenile detention facility. While there, she must fight for the right to live independently, in opposition to laws that require her to be released to a parent or guardian. [...]
 
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: Warriors and Kings - The Axe and the Akanor by Robert Cook Christenson
Who will save Banton from its occupation by the tyrannical Pyrans and rescue the beloved Princess Morgain from the evil-intentioned Lord Karn? Perhaps Len, the exiled Banton warrior, will return to defend his former homeland-but only if he can survive bloodthirsty herds of Satyrs, monstrous river beasts, and the savage Akanor, led by their powerful shaman Korondo. Although Len wields the [...]
 
Book: The Seeds of Time - Book 1 of The Crossing by Faith Mortimer
Englishman, Richard Barker, has everything he needs - a beautiful yacht, plenty of money and an exciting occupation. When disaster strikes he is shattered, and struggles to come to terms with his feelings of guilt and grief. At his darkest hour, help arrives from two unexpected and completely opposite sources. Into his life walk beautiful, serene Sorrel and the tempestuous and wilful Miranda. [...]
 
Book: Omega Force - The Human Factor (OF8) by Joshua Dalzelle
Captain Jason Burke is a man apart, and not just because he's the only of his kind for thousands of lightyears in any direction. The changes to his body and to his genetic code have made him faster, stronger, more able to survive in his dangerous occupation ... but they've also ensured that he'll never truly fit in with others of his species. He always assumed he would live and die with his crew [...]
 
Book: One Helluva Soldier by Phil Kline
One Helluva Soldier is the story of 21 year-old George Martin, graduate of Officers Candidate School Class of 9-A. In spite of being known as one helluva soldier to those who served with him, he was subjected to harassment from two other officers who pegged him as homosexual. This continued throughout his service as forward observer, and into a POW camp. One of the most dynamic stories told in [...]
 
Book: Through the Blinds by Amanda Clark
Through the Blinds is a poetic diary detailing the author's journey after graduating college in Dallas, TX then moving back East, to Burlington, VT. The author describes her stress from demanding entry-level jobs as well as her search towards a more permanent occupation. She also expresses her frustrations with difficult economic times. Additionally, Clark provides the reader glimpses into the [...]
 
Book: Angel in a Thorn Bush by Rob Fynn
Walk with an African adventurer, whose ancestors arrive in Cape Town when Napoleon is conquering Europe. Befriending Shaka, chief of the Zulu, they settle in Rhodesia, today's Zimbabwe. Deep insights and experience of living and fighting for survival through Colonial occupation to Nationalist 'free' Africa today. An extraordinary continent, that excites, inspires and baffles. Living in the [...]
 
Book: Seeing The Life by Sophie Dawson
Dassa and Micah begin their life together in Bethlehem with joy and tragedy. Joy of new friends, the birth of their son, and his tragic death at the hands of the king's soldiers. The hand of God moves them to Jerusalem where Micah is a scribe to the metal merchant Joseph the Arimethean. In the heart of Israel, they live the events occurring during the occupation by the Roman Empire. Tensions are [...]
 
Book: Clara's Heart (The Morgan Family Saga Book 2) by Ruth Kyser
Book 2 in "The Morgan Family Saga" series. Reece Morgan had always planned to return home and help run the family ranch after college, but after a difference of opinion with his father, he decides to accept a job in town. He's settling in well in his new occupation as a sheriff's deputy when the troubled granddaughter of the Bluecreek Ranch's foreman comes to visit the ranch. Suddenly Reece's [...]
 
Book: Living Without False Guides by Timur Kustarev
'False guides'? Here, this term does not mean what many of you think. ___ Have you ever heard such a term as "voluntary self-delusion"? It is something that happens to almost everybody, without people even realizing it. The reason is that there exist incorrect mental attitudes in our mind. These attitudes result in us getting ourselves entangled in illusions, setting unnecessary goals for [...]
 
Book: The Harrison - A Beautiful Place to Die (Madeline Donovan Mysteries Book 2) by Madison Kent
What will Madeline find on the mysterious third floor of the Harrison? Upon returning to America and her hometown city of Chicago, Madeline Donovan is anxious to establish a detective agency. While living in London for a brief period, she became immersed in the case of Jack the Ripper. Spending time in Whitechapel, she developed a keen interest in the solving of mysteries. She believes this [...]
 


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