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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: Windswept Shores (A Survivors Love Story) by Janice Seagraves
Inspired by Robinson Crusoe, Castaway, and Lost, Janice Seagraves began thinking about a story with a couple stranded on a deserted island and falling in love. Then her muse grabbed a hold of her and wouldn't let go. The story came to life as the characters dictated their adventures to her. The hero became an Australian surfer with a thick Aussie accent, and just like Janice, the heroine is from [...]
 
Book: Suicide Survivors Tell You The Truth About Suicide - Near-Death Experiences of Suicide Survivors by John J. Graden
Suicide Survivors Share Jaw Dropping Stories of their Near-death Experiences FROM THE AUTHOR: These are suicide survivor profiles taken directly from media interviews. These are not stories from the author, but from the actual survivors. What they describe is what they experienced. The goal was to reveal what actually happens in suicide as told by survivors in their own words. Learn First-Hand [...]
 
Book: Code Name Sonny by K.E. Pottie
Joe got his wish in the spring of 1944. In Code Name Sonny, a first novel by author Ken Pottie and editor Freda Danzig, the writers take readers on a thrilling journey, zigzagging back and forth between Sonny's World War II experiences and Jack's modern day investigation into his dad's war service, as the latter tries to unravel mysteries by tying together pieces of historical recollection with [...]
 
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: 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: To The Survivors by Philip G Henley
An apocalypse threatens human kind. A highly infectious, lethal, genetic, virus is detected that attacks mankind and mammals. The Government must act, and whilst the authorities struggle to find a cure, they have to plan for the worst. As the disease spreads it is not clear how many will, or will not, survive, nor what the survivors will have to do to live. They will have to cope with their grief [...]
 
Book: The Survivors Book I - Summer by V. L. Dreyer
THE SURVIVORS: A tale of love, hope, and humanity set against the backdrop of post-apocalyptic New Zealand. The world changed overnight. A deadly virus struck, killing billions outright and reducing many more to harmless, hapless zombies. Only a handful of unlucky souls were spared, thanks to a rare genetic immunity. Now, a decade after the virus devastated humanity, cities that once teemed with [...]
 
Book: All I Can Do Is Stand by Aleja Bennett
This book teaches us a lesson of life. The author shows us all along that life is worth living even in the hardest hours only if you choose to stand. All along this book, the author shows us examples on how she survived a very difficult life. In here, you will find a testimonial on how a person can turn all the terrible circumstances and incidents into an experience of growth and self [...]
 
Book: The Golden Peacock by Lauren Beth Grossman
Author Rainee Allen had success with her first novel, but is now under a deadline to write a second one. While experiencing writer's block, she comes across an identification card of a Holocaust survivor with whom she shares a birth date (with a thirty-year difference). Determined to find this woman and tell her story, she travels to London where Jana Lutken lives. To her sad surprise, Jana is [...]
 
Book: Soldier, Please Don't Die by Renee Lewiston
A true story and must read for the soldier considering suicide. This book provides real-world reasons why suicide is never the right choice, including the devastating effects on those you leave behind. Its goal is to give hope and pull someone back from the brink - to live until another day when things will look better.
 
Book: He's Never Lied to Me Yet by B. A. Braxton
Recluse Carmen Polychronopoulos is referred to as the "ice queen" by her senior high school classmates. But Carmen's dark secrets are the reasons why her friends are so few. A compassionate burn survivor named Elliot Sharples hatches a plan to take her away from her abusive father and help her to start life over again in another town. He's Never Lied to Me Yet offers a thrill ride of emotions for [...]
 
Book: The Man in the Shadow - He Touched Me Where it Hurt by Cheryline Lawson
Sarah and Emily are sisters. Regina is their cousin. The girls spend their summer vacations with their grandparents every year. As the girls grew older, strange things began to happen with their grandfather and Grandma Rose felt helpless. Days and nights, the girls had to play hide and go seek to escape their grandfather's grip. Sarah, the older one, got to experience his violent behavior one [...]
 
Book: Falling Into The Abyss by Jesse MacGregor-Jones
A tale of child abuse, suicide and survival. An account of surviving the worst things life can throw at you and coming out on the side, changed for the better and able to look at life with new eyes and a new perspective. This is my story. I'll take you from the the time I've shared my life and my journey with thousands of fans through my blog at butchramblings.com and now I tell the whole story, [...]
 
Book: Breaking My Silence - Confessions of a Rat Pack Party Girl and Sex-Trade Survivor by Jane McCormick
"Breaking My Silence", is an unembellished non-fiction memoir about Jane McCormick's life and her survival from child abuse, domestic violence, prostitution, and human trafficking. It is co-written by Jane McCormick and Patti Wicklund, that is an absolute must read for everyone desiring to protect and prevent other innocent lives from being negatively impacted by the very perpetrators who [...]
 
Book: Lotta Bipolar Bits - Survivors Diary Of Living Bipolar (My Bipolar World) by Sylvia Meier
Oftentimes with Bipolar disorder our lives simply don't make sense. It becomes commonplace to live them instead in bits and pieces for living them more than a moment at a time, living with bipolar syndrome more than a moment at a time, is simply too much. "Lotta Bipolar Bits: Survivors Diary Of Living Bipolar" continues on where "Bipolar Bits: Manic Madness To Depressive Depths" left off. Meier [...]
 
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: INNOCENCE LOST - A Memoir of Surviving the Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo by Daisy Darlene Combs
The odds of a woman surviving the attack of a serial rapist and murderer are slim. The odds of two women surviving the same serial killer are much less. The odds of those two women knowing each other as best friends are next to none. Yet, in this memoir, Innocence Lost, you'll read about Daisy and Lisa - best friends who were raped by the same California serial killer, Joe DeAngelo. Amazingly, [...]
 
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: 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: Coming Out Of Egypt (The Egypt Series Book 1) by Angela Joseph
When Marva accidentally kills her father while trying to protect her younger sister June from him, she anticipates a new beginning far from "Egypt" where they once lived. But her new life is fraught with fear and anxiety. She has become the detective's chief suspect, her teenage sister is too beautiful for her own good, and her supervisor wants to teach her more than her job requires. In [...]
 
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: Where Children Run - A true child abuse story (Pischke Twins Book 1) by Karen Emilson
Twins David and Dennis Pischke's lives change forever when their father dies, and a man damaged by the war arrives at their farm near the isolated town of Moosehorn, Manitoba. Boleslaw Domko quickly works his way into their lives and their mother's bed. "Where Children Run" opens with one of their earliest memories the day Domko throws their infant stepsister against the wall. In this first-hand [...]
 
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: 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: 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: ADHD The Shiny Nickel Survivors Guide by Laurie Pailes-Lindeman
Life of an adult with ADHD is nothing short of movie credits flashing through your brain over and over. Now Imagine how difficult that could be to live with every day. This book is to show how everyone is involved in the process of finding a balance between your life and theirs. At the end of the movie you get to walk out of the theater. People living with ADHD do not. Understand, love and [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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