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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: Islamic Leaders - Their Biographies & Accomplishments by Saul Silas Fathi
In less than a century after Muhammad's death, Islam swept through Asia, Africa and Europe, dominating an area larger than that of the Roman Empire at its peak. This book represents 3.5 years of effort, researching and editing hundreds of books and internet sources, resulting in an authoritative biography of 420+ Islamic leaders, during the past 1,500 years.
 
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: Blue Ring Assassins - Out of the ashes comes ruthless killers by Stephen Cohen
Berlin 1939 - 1943 From the smoking ruins of a bombed Berlin brothel, three shocked and injured female survivors are taken to a secluded training facility by Nazi officer, Gruppenfuhrer Watler Schellenberg. They're not there for official business but for medical treatment. Trained by the SS officer in all aspects of espionage, the women are desperate to survive. They turn the tables on their [...]
 
Book: Legends over Generations by Ashraf Haggag
goodreads.com/book/show/36586774-legends-over-generations?from_search=true - People contributed to various life aspects such as science, politics, literature, arts, social activities and so many other fields. These genius minds put a keen interest in every phenomenon right from when they were young. The zeal, passion, dedication, hard work and efforts they put into their work helped them discover [...]
 
Book: Famous People - What Their Lives Reveal by George Pan Kouloukis
Famous people's lives reveal that the good and bad seasons in their lives alternated from good to bad and vice versa according to a certain pattern. More important is however, that not only the famous people's, but also the ordinary people's lives alternate according to the same certain pattern. That means we can know how our own seasons alternate in our life, so that we can take advantage of it. [...]
 
Book: Star Power Astrology by Suzan Hayden
This is not just another book on celebrity sun signs. Star Power Astrology helps readers decode their spiritual DNA and gain life-changing insights by comparing their personal charts to the charts of luminescent stars. Noted astrologer Suzan Hayden merges traditional astrology with today's pop-culture celebrity enchantment. Her stellar book gives readers a peek behind the astrological velvet [...]
 
Book: Prayers Gathered Along the Way - A Memoir Captivating Compelling Letters to God (Journey Conversations) by Christine Walters
The author shares her deepest thoughts and communications from her journey conversations with God. Prayers Gathered Along the Way is a compelling, gripping, and mesmerizing collections of letters and conversations that takes you through a journey of prayers collected for the heart, mind, and soul for the purpose to help others who are going through heartache. This book is intended for healing, [...]
 
Book: Ghost Marina On the Mississippi by Dexter James
The novel is all about the disappearance of some high-profile boats, their crews and passengers, but there are also some haunting moments in the story, a kind of Stephen King meets Clive Cussler. The novel flips between modern day and World War II, centering around a man's search for his grandfather, a U.S. Seaman, whose demise was categorized as 'missing in action'. But how could that be? During [...]
 
Book: Dancing Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona by Michael Bivona, CPA
From Buenos Aires to Paris to New Orleans, Mike and Barbara Bivona have traveled and danced throughout the world. And in this memoir and travelogue, these two dance aficionados share their adventures and experiences. Ballroom dancers for more than twenty years, the Bivonas have traveled extensively while honing their dancing skills and meeting fellow dancers. Dancing Around the World with Mike [...]
 
Book: Painted Tree - Two Novellas by Judith Victoria Douglas
Two stories: Both set in 1941-45. IN BLOOD THERE IS NO HONOR 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 respected family's roots in Louisiana started before the Civil War, [...]
 
Book: Murder Under The Big Top by Heather Haven
Up and coming circus performer, Jeri Deane, finds a young clown strangled inside a beloved lion's cage. The town sheriff's threat to close down the Big Top won't stop her from finding his killer. Beneath the spangles and sawdust of the canvas sky, Jeri uncovers deceit, treachery, and secrets more dangerous than any death-defying trick in the circus. Even she has much to hide. If the Big top [...]
 
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: Intrusion (A Relative Invasion Book 1) by Rosalind Minett
WAR THREATENS AT THE VERY SHORES OF HOME . . . WITH RUTHLESS HITLER IN EUROPE AND DEVIOUS COUSIN KENNETH AT THE DOORSTEP. A fateful rivalry is born . . . Lonely Billy's excitement at having a playmate turns to dismay. Frail, artistic Kenneth is hideously devious, Uncle Frank is an outright bully and Billy's parents fail to see further than Kenneth's porcelain looks to his darker soul. Those very [...]
 
Book: Roll Call, A True Crime Prison Story of Corruption and Redemption by Glenn Langohr
A true account of the author's drug dealing past that turned into trumped up organized crime charges over a bad business deal with the fabricator of Custom Craft Harley Davidson's. Another true account of how the corrupt California Prison Union used terror tactics with then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger relating to the 3 Strikes Law. Harvard lawyer Daniel Morris has since confirmed it with, "A [...]
 
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: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers 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 through the eyes of [...]
 
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: 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: 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: A Minute After Midnight by Fergus O'Connell
A minute after midnight, June 6, 1944. U.S. Lieutenant Richard Groves stands on a ship bound for the Normandy coast. Below, his men try to catch what sleep they can. A few days earlier Richard discovered he was in love with Sheila, an English girl. But now he faces his first time in combat. Told minute by minute through one full day, in both flashbacks and moving forward to the present day, 'A [...]
 
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
I'll come for you. No matter what. I'll find you, and we'll be reunited. When Gertrude is forced to flee Nazi Germany with her family, Rudolf is left behind. Despite the distance, he remains devoted to her. Even after her letters stop. Eight years pass before Rudolf is finally able to follow Gertrude to Istanbul. Their reunion should be inevitable, but Rudolf can't find Gertrude. He stumbles upon [...]
 
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
"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: TALES TO COUNT ON by S. R. Mallery
From Award-Winning Author 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. > > > An Unforgettable Collection 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, PTSD, sisters' [...]
 
Book: A Relative Invasion - The trilogy by Rosalind Minett
In this coming-of-age wartime trilogy, the relationship between two young cousins mirrors the emotions that led Hitler to power: the desire for territory and dominance. 1937 London. With WWII on the horizon, the Wilson cousins meet and trouble begins. Well-meaning Billy is no match for talented but devious Kenneth, who begins his invasion of Billy's life. As the Wilson boys jockey for adult [...]
 
Book: The Music of Us (Still Life with Memories Book 3) by Uvi Poznansky
From USA Today Bestselling Author, Uvi Poznansky, comes a passionate wartime love story: 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 [...]
 
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: 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." Reader This romantic drama is the second of The Guernsey Novels, a series of stand-alone books by the award-winning autho r Anne Allen. It will appeal to fans of the best-selling novel The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love... Who is she really? [...]
 


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