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Book: A Private War by Stephen Hazlett
Thomas Kindred left his war behind in 1968, the day he left his Saigon base and became a deserter from the United States Army. Thirty years later, he's living the life of an exile in Canada. To him, his former country no longer exists. Suddenly his world is turned upside down when he receives a call from Rick Goody, his closest friend from his long ago Army days. Goody believes his life is in [...]
 
Book: In Our Duffel Bags - Surviving the Vietnam Era by Richard C. Geschke, Robert A. Toto
They were young, and they were fighting a war no one wanted to fight. They chose to serve their country despite these challenges. In In Our Duffel Bags , authors Richard Geschke and Robert A. Toto narrate the stories and the experiences of what junior army officers faced as citizen soldiers during pre-voluntary military service from 1969 to 1972. This memoir provides an inside view of the [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: ROLLING THUNDER - An Historical Novel of War and Politics (Wings of War Book 1) by Mark Berent
Rolling Thunder is an historical novel about the decisive role politics played during the Vietnam War. Its characters range from men in the field to the Pentagon and the White House. Fighter pilots and Special Forces warriors try to do their best but are hampered by President Johnson, Secretary of Defense McNamara, and their staff members who despise the military. Only one aging USAF general, who [...]
 
Book: Good Afternoon Vietnam - A Civilian in the Vietnam War by Gary Wilhelm
Good Afternoon Vietnam This is the story of a civilian technology engineer working with the Marines in DaNang, Vietnam, in 1968 and 1969. Wilhelm arrived in a blue suit and tie from a military chartered plane and finally found his back way to the USA for a company that resisted ending his work term and allowing him to come home. A Civilian Working in a War Zone The position was working with the [...]
 
Book: Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors - Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam by Robert Sholly
"The best book I have ever read about combat in Vietnam!" - Major General Thomas P. Lynch, USA (Ret.) Winner of 21 national awards, this is Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and retired U.S. Army Colonel, Robert Sholly's compelling story of his first year in combat. This book is a powerful and moving account of a highly-decorated battalion's journey through extraordinary times. This action packed story [...]
 
Book: Make Love Not War by Margaret Tanner
Make love, not war was the catch cry of the 1960's. Against a background of anti-war demonstrations, hippies and free love, Caroline's life is in turmoil. Her soldier brother is on his way to the jungles of Vietnam, and her draft dodger friend is on the run and needs her help. A night of passion leaves her pregnant with the boss' baby. What will she do now? More importantly, what will the boss [...]
 
Book: Once There Were Sad Songs by Velda Brotherton
In the summer of 1985, Mary Elizabeth flees a fanatic husband and a cult-like life to search for a meaningful existence. Camped in Ouachita State Park she falls in with three scruffy motorcycle bums after one of them rescues her from some young hoodlums. That one, despite all his nightmare memories, teaches her the true meaning of love and changes her life forever. Steven, a Vietnam vet and war [...]
 
Book: Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel by John Podlaski
In 1970, John Kowalski is one of many young, naive teenage soldiers sent to Vietnam to fight in an unpopular war. Dubbed "Cherries" by their more seasoned peers, these newbies suddenly found themselves thrust into the middle of a terrible nightmare. On-the-job-training is intense, however, most of these teenagers were hardly ready to absorb the harsh mental, emotional, and physical stress of war. [...]
 
Book: Solo Vietnam (Flying Solo Series Book 2) by Jeanette Vaughan
French Cajun Aviatrix. A-4 Skyhawk pilot. Vietnam. Nora Broussard dares to earn her wings gaining liberty. Despite the heroics, her heart remains unrequited and broken. When she finds out her star-crossed lover is now free, yet thousands of miles away from New Orleans flying bombing missions in Vietnam, nothing will keep her away. The U.S. government won't let her fly combat in a war zone, so she [...]
 
Book: Beneath the Bamboo - A Vietnam War Story by Jonathon Jones
Excerpt: "I watched two point men take a 50-caliber machine gun bullet to the head, and watched the third being grabbed and taken behind enemy lines. Two of the enemy soldiers, which we often referred to as gooks, quickly came after me. As I quickly mowed them down with my automatic rifle, I crawled backwards away from the enemy gunfire, using my helmet to push sand in front of me as I went, [...]
 
Book: don't mean nothin' - A soldier story of Cambodia and Vietnam by Robert C Marsett
Fresh from high school young Bobby Marshall enters the Army and soon finds himself in the raw world of war that is Southeast Asia during the Vietnam conflict. His exploits on the ground and in the air make up the graphic story of what Vietnam was for the small cadre of Army aviators that crewed the famed but little understood OV-1 Mohawk. Join Bobby as he matures from a typical teenager to a [...]
 
Book: Quang Trung - The Tay Son uprising and the role played by Le Ngoc Han by Mike Lord
Vietnam is in the news again, so let's hope it does not revert to this: At the end of the 18th century villagers in Vietnam were in revolt against the oppression, land seizure and hardship caused by feudal landlords. Three brothers from a small village, Tay Son in the south of the Vietnam start an insurgency movement and begin by overthrowing the corrupt Nguyen dynasty in the south, and then the [...]
 
Book: Distant War - Recollections of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia by Marc Phillip Yablonka
A freelance journalist's observations and recollections of Southeast Asia, in the decades following the Vietnam War. Part exploratory journalism and part unofficial history, Distant War combines photographs, interviews, and personal insights from people on both sides of the conflict to reveal a side of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia that few Americans have ever seen. Marc Yablonka pulls back the [...]
 
Book: Vietnam Bao Chi - Warriors of Word and Film by Marc Phillip Yablonka
Bao Chi brings together interviews with 35 combat correspondents who reported on the Vietnam War. They wrote the stories of Vietnam, captured the images and filmed the television coverage of their fellow servicemen on the battlefields from the Mekong Delta in the south to the DMZ in Central Vietnam, from the Tet Offensive in 1968 to the fall of Saigon in 1975. They were men like Dale Dye, who [...]
 
Book: Mrs. Lieutenant - A Sharon Gold Novel by Phyllis Zimbler Miller
When newly married Sharon Gold suddenly finds herself in the unfamiliar culture of the U.S. Army during the unpopular Vietnam War, she realizes she must quickly adapt to this alien world. If she does not learn to "fit in," the consequences could have a severe impact on her husband. The women's friendship she unexpectedly experiences turns out to be her lifesaver.
 
Book: Legends Live On - Vietnam War, Desert Storm, and Berlin Wall Eras by Richard Samuel Baty
Jennifer Haraldsson Sherman is now a Wife and Mother. She is also an Army Nurse serving in the Washington, DC area. With Vietnam heating up, she is uncomfortable thinking of the young Americans who will be going there to fight and die. She feels an obligation to once again serve her country, but she knows she will have to get the approval of her family first. In Eastern Germany, Jennifers old [...]
 
Book: Salt & Sacrifice by John Carlyle O'Neill
Exiled for their beliefs, the faithful have been imprisoned deep inside the salt mines of ancient Rome. For the empire, salt is a symbol of life and prosperity; for the Christian slaves who mine it, its only meaning is death. Barbaric persecution and cave-ins threaten to stamp them out entirely, but beyond the shafts their outlawed religion is growing more quickly each day. Against the backdrop [...]
 
Book: Daughters of Deliverance by Lorry Lutz
In 1886, thirty-one year old Katharine Bushnell gives up her medical practice to work with women living on Chicago's Hell's Half Acre and in the brutal lumber camps of Wisconsin. Her love for God and passion to see women released from bondage lead her to risk her own freedom and reputation for their sakes. Secretly, she visits these women to learn first-hand of the daily trials and torments they [...]
 
Book: Fancy by David N. Walker
There have been examples of strong women throughout history. Fancy is such a woman, living in the Civil War era. When her mother dies giving birth to her baby sister, ten year-old Fancy steps in to run the household and nurture the baby. At fourteen, Fancy has to step up another notch when her father leaves her to run the farm while he serves in the Confederate Army. She has just planted her [...]
 
Book: A Shadow Life by Leta McCurry
Run, Laney, run. That's what Mama said she should do if something really bad happened. Well, what just happened is worse than Mama could have imagined. Now Laney, terrified, covered in blood and alone, is on the run from the law. Assuming another's identity, Laney hides in plain sight and builds a safe and near-perfect new life. Safe and near- perfect, until three people from the past show up [...]
 
Book: A Room of My Own (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
Virginia, the young daughter of a wealthy doctor's family, sees her life forever altered by the Great Depression. Forced to give up her own room so that relatives can move in, her resentment at those circumstances is altered as she helps her father, who spends his spare time giving medical attention to the people of "Soo City." Soo City is a makeshift camp near the Soo Line tracks. But her [...]
 
Book: The Fishers of Paradise by Rachael Preston
"unputdownable!" Susie Moloney, author of The Thirteen As Egypt Fisher learns, there's a power to be mined in keeping secrets, and lies quickly take on a life of their own. 1930. The boathouse community of Cootes Paradise is under siege. The squatters' shacks that line the shores of Dundas Marsh stand in the way of an ambitious politician's "City Beautiful" plans. When a handsome drifter settles [...]
 
Book: Trail of Deceptions by Beverly Mendenhall
The ward of a fanatical preacher, Jade Morgan is desperate for freedom. When a shiftless gambler befriends her and stands wrongly accused of taking her innocence, she weds him, demanding a divorce when they arrive in Weaverville, California, where a job awaits her. Rand Hollilday attempts to prepare Jade for a life of independence during their journey. As her spirit blossoms, so does her [...]
 
Book: Racing With The Rain by Ken Puddicombe
Racing With The Rain: A fast moving rain cloud in an otherwise clear sky triggers a sudden downpour and people run for cover. Is it possible to outrun the rain? Can one ever really escape the past?Guyanese born and Canadian naturalized Carl Dias will find out as he returns for his father's funeral. His visit will bring him in conflict with a government that is facing threats from an expat group [...]
 
Book: North Sea Shells by C J Richardson
When German shells hit Hartlepool in 1914, the lives of everyone in the small coastal town are changed forever. With letters from the Front being the only contact she has with husband, George, and both parents now dead, Martha, a naive, young mother, is forced to stand on her own two feet and rebuild her world. Will she stay faithful to her husband while he fights in the trenches? In her struggle [...]
 
Book: The Recluse Storyteller by Mark W. Sasse
The twins, beckoned by an ominous streak of light across the sky, climb Harper's Hill to encounter an apparition of their missing father. The reverend stands on a muddy ridge, the barrel of a rifle in his neck, looking down on a Vietnamese village, scarred by war and regret. The brash terrorist, Red Hat, desperately tries to walk away from life unscathed and unattached. The stories haunt Margaret [...]
 
Book: Man Hunt by David R. Gross
Tom Tobin, an illiterate hunter, trader, rancher, Indian fighter and sometimes U. S. Army guide, led a small detach-ment of soldiers to hunt the Espinosas. He tracked them down, used his Hawken 54 caliber rifle to kill them at long range then cut off their heads. He returned to Fort Garland with the grisly trophies but refused the huge reward for killing them. The era of the Mountain Man, the San [...]
 
Book: The Reach of the Banyan Tree by Mark W. Sasse
Chip Carson intended to marry a young Vietnamese woman until a tragic accident lands him in prison, forever altering the outlook of their relationship. As he struggles to cope with his strained love, a mysterious stranger appears bearing a journal about Chip's grandfather who parachuted into French Indochina at the end of World War II. As the words in the journal reveal a life that Chip never [...]
 
Book: Beyond Ultra by Robert Wright
Novelist Robert A. Wright gives readers a bold espionage thriller in his debut historical fiction novel, Beyond Ultra, a book that examines the complex relationship between fathers and sons, and what happens to nationalists and hardliners during times of war. World War I gives Karl Hoffman an opportunity to escape his rigid Prussian heritage and create a new life with childhood sweetheart Pilar [...]
 
Book: Every Step of the Way by Kit Domino
1952 in West London. A time of coffee bars and jukeboxes, Teddy boys and gang fights. As Christmas approaches, sixteen-year-old Beth Brixham has so much to look forward to. No more school, her first job, her first boyfriend. Instead, her world is thrown into darkness and chaos as the Great Smog descends over London, leaving in its wake a trail of death and disruption and changing Beth's life [...]
 
Book: Love Finds You in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin by Pamela S. Meyers
It's 1933, and beautiful Lake Geneva is already well established as a resort town and summertime playground for Chicago's wealthy. Local girl Meg Alden aspires to be a reporter, a job only given to men. One of the two reporters on staff at her local newspaper in Lake Geneva has just quit his job to move away, and Meg sees this as her opportunity to break into the business. That is, until Jack [...]
 
Book: No Commitments - A Novel by Val Sharp
Set in the era of the Vietnam War, this is a love story between a young man and woman caught up in the throes of that time. CLAY STONER: Annapolis graduate, navy pilot, born and raised in the Ozarks, he's a fun loving, carefree jet jockey - until he learns he is actually going to have to bomb real people. MARIANNA HAIZET: Daughter of a renowned Swiss banking family, sheltered in boarding schools [...]
 
Book: Stone Lord - The Legend Of King Arthur, The Era Of Stonehenge by J.P. Reedman
In Southern Britain, the Giants Dance stands alone on the Great Plain. For 500 years its massive trilithons have remained unruled by any chief. With invaders from distant lands attacking Britain's shores to steal its precious tin, another king must be chosen-this is the Quest of the Merlin, high priest and shaman. He brings together U'thyr Pendraec, the Terrible Head, and the beautiful Y'gerna, [...]
 
Book: The Mobster's Daughter by Julie Ann Mally
The life and times, the highs and lows of a true Mobster's Daughter. This is the autobiography of Judy Giannotti, co-authored by her daughter. Everyone always thinks a Mobster's life is glamorous and exciting and filled with riches, and for awhile it can be, but there is a darker side. And this book delves into what happens when the law catches up and the champagne stops flowing. Look for the [...]
 


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