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Book: Ever the Patriot - Recollections of Vincent J. Riccio, World War II Veteran and POW by Candace Riccio Salem
Like many Americans, as soon as Vincent J. Riccio heard about the attack on Pearl Harbor he wanted to enlist in the military. This memoir recounts his experiences in the United States Army Air Corps as an Instrument Technician, Aviation Cadet, and Flight Engineer in World War II. It describes his escapades during training and deployment, the missions flown over Germany, the fateful events that [...]
 
Book: The Detroit Kid in the Forgotten War by John Robert McCauley
This story captures the forgotten conflict of World War II. The book sets during the Great Depression about eight years prior to World War II. The first section of "The Detroit Kid" is the story of young John trying to find his way during the depression while reaching for dreams and in the process learning the ways of men. This novel explores such issues as guilt, the acquisition of wisdom, [...]
 
Book: FOR EVERY ACTION There Are Consequences (Pepper Bibeau Mystery Book 1) by Gail M Baugniet
Everyone calls me Pepper. My full name is Kai-Ena Lehua Bibeau. Mom chose a baptismal name that reflected her Hawaiian ancestry. Uncle Fred picked the confirmation name for his own reasons. My dad, known for his easy wit, came up with the nickname. He died shortly after I turned four. That's when Mom moved the two of us across the Pacific to Wisconsin and I met Rick. At fifteen, I gave birth to a [...]
 
Book: Hamfist Over The Trail - The Air Combat Adventures of Hamilton by G. E. Nolly
Gold Medal Winner in Global eBook Awards! Now with a Glossary of Terms! It's 1968. Hamilton Hancock is the Distinguished Graduate at his Undergraduate Pilot Training class at Laughlin Air Force Base. He is on the fast track to become a fighter pilot, slated to fly an F-100, F-105 or F-4 in Vietnam. Then, the "needs of the service" intervenes, and he is assigned to fly one of the smallest, slowest [...]
 
Book: Guadalcanal - Starvation Island by Eric Hammel
Guadalcanal - Starvation Island - by - Eric Hammel - The Japanese defeats at Midway and Guadalcanal decided the outcome of the Pacific War. Guadalcanal was the classic three-dimensional campaign. On land, at sea, and in the air, fierce battles were fought with both sides stretching their supplies and equipment to the breaking point. The campaign lasted six months, involved nearly one million men, [...]
 
Book: Boots to Loafers, Finding Your New True North by John W. Phillips with Paul Falcone
Every military service member will experience three phases as he moves from a military career to a life outside the gate: transition, transformation, and integration. The foundation of "Boots" is built upon these three concepts. They provide the structure for the advice and guidelines I want to convey to you. You may experience each of these to different degrees depending on your wishes, [...]
 
Book: Triumph & Hope - Golden Years With the Peace Corps in Honduras by Barbara E. Joe
When the author announced plans to join the Peace Corps in her 60s, a male friend was skeptical, predicting her prompt return home, "by Christmas at the latest." But thanks to the welcoming folks of two towns El Triunfo, The Triumph, and La Esperanza, The Hope acknowledged in her book's title she extended her stay beyond the usual term and finally made peace with the tragedy of her son's untimely [...]
 
Book: We Came to Fight a War - The Story of a B-17 Radio Gunner and his Pilot by Jack Flynn
WE CAME TO FIGHT A WAR emanates from the heart, mind and memory of 85 year old Al Kotler, who was barely twenty when he climbed onto a fully armed B-17 in the dense, fog filled morning, in Foggia, Italy, having no idea whether he or his fellow crew members would still be alive by afternoon. Yes this is a war story a war story that takes the reader viscerally through heart pounding moments of [...]
 
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: Dodging Machetes - How I Survived Forbidden Love, Bad Behavior, and the Peace Corps in Fiji by Will Lutwick
WINNER OF THE 2012 USA BEST BOOK AWARD FOR MULTICULTURAL NON-FICTION - FINALIST IN THE 2013 ERIC HOFFER BOOK AWARDS AND THE INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS - Strap yourself in for a wild ride! "Dodging Machetes" is sometimes dramatic and thrilling, other times flat-out funny. And it's always compelling! Will Lutwick, a quirky misfit, gets an MBA at 22, but soon realizes he and the American corporate [...]
 
Book: Hot Air by Geoff Nelder
Erica is a nine-to-five office temp with flaming red hair, emerald eyes, and black lipstick. The highlights of her day usually include coffee meetings and intoxicated fumblings. An adventurer at heart, she hires a hot-air balloon ride for she and her boyfriend, complete with a champagne lunch. While in the air, she witnesses an unsavory crime happening on the ground below. The perpetrators spot [...]
 
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: The Army In The Valley by Valton E. Brown
The Army The Valley was written for those who consider themselves to be part of a rising New Generation of believer, who want to know why they do not fit into traditional structures or frameworks. With a focusing purely on biblical principles and moving away from any particular denominational teaching this book serves as a sign post to direct the seeking person to their place of destiny. This [...]
 
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: Harry's War by Ed Benjamin
Is this what DEATH looks like? Experience the raw emotions of air to air combat. Feel the tension as Harry flies against seven enemy aircraft. This book will place you inside the cockpit of an F-15 fighter as Harry must decide how to deal with incoming eight state-of-the-art Su-27 Iranian fighters. Even though he faces insurmountable odds, Harry chooses to stay and fight. The reader can feel his [...]
 
Book: A Practical Guide To SUCCESS in the United States Air Force by Rodney Phillips
Capturing measures taken to fulfill a successful career in the United States Air Force, Retired Chief Master Sergeant Rodney "Q" Phillips uses his experiences to guide the reader on a fantastic journey through personal and professional development. "A Practical Guide To SUCCESS in the United States Air Force" provides first-hand accounts of difficult challenges and describes the drive and [...]
 
Book: The Angel Corps - The Necessity of Putting Others First by Andy Boerger
"This is a self-help book about helping others" The Angel Corps shows how simple acts of service to others can map out our path to true happiness. Boerger's personal experiences, which range from picking up worms from broiling concrete paths, to the rescue of a woman from a horrific wildfire - and the lessons he draws from them - help provide answers to the most important quests that we all face: [...]
 
Book: Demented (The Life Of Ben) by Tracy L. Judy
Pushing the label "troubled teen" to a completely new level, "Demented" tells the story of William Benjamin. A troubled teen from the Deep South, Ben's view of the world and his way of handling his problems are unique, and deadly. Witness the path that he leaves behind from his point of view. "Demented" only begins to describe the life of Ben.
 
Book: Depression Carpenter by Java Davis
Depression Carpenter: A Road Trip through the Gulf States during The Great Depression - Coming of age, race relations, historical fiction - A young man, Jackson "Jake" Ferry, born into a privileged New York family, loses them in a car accident. Young and wealthy, he needs to justify his existence during The Great Depression. He is skilled in carpentry and drives around the Gulf of Mexico, working [...]
 
Book: Corps Vet - A Memoir by Dick Hrebik
"LOYALTY TO GOD, COUNTRY, AND CORPS" More than just a Marine's motto, Dick Hrebik takes these words to heart and lives the life he espouses. From the streets of Chicago to the jungles of Vietnam to law offices in Washington, D.C., Hrebik's moral compass and values guide him through the highs and lows of his life. Dick's courageous voice from the "Silent Generation," offers a unique insight into a [...]
 
Book: She Ruined Hitler by Richard Rubacher
Teaser: A French Jewish woman ruined Hitler's life by impersonating der Furher's demonic mentor. The opening shows a painting of the German warrior god Wotan. He bears a remarkable resemblance to Adolph Hitler the forelock and the mustache. The painting was done in 1889, the year Hitler was born. Rudolf Hess, the Deputy Fuhrer and second to Goering in the line of succession, approaches English [...]
 
Book: Soaring Hearts by A.L. Boyd
Will hearts soar when pigs fly? Alex's job working for his family-owned radio station once took him all over the city reporting on major events until the accident. His scars, both physical and emotional, cause him to withdraw into a self-imposed, semi-reclusive lifestyle. When his dad requests that he go to the world's largest hot air balloon festival, he has to find the courage to break his [...]
 
Book: A Walk Into Darkness by J.E. Gallagher
Marine Captain Mac McKenzie and his loyal team of special ops warriors pull off the mission of a lifetime; the rescue of two American hostages being held by Muslim insurgents in Iraq. By Presidential decree Mac and his men are ordered to Washington D.C. to entertain an offer that would change each of their lives forever. Follow these four men as they embark on top secret missions, working [...]
 
Book: Letters to Boot Camp by Hayden M Hodges
From July to Sept. 2014 all book sales will go to housing our homeless veterans here in the US. Check out http://www.gofundme.com/b34yes for more information. Thank you! Letters to Boot Camp provides the reader with a heart wrenching and awe inspiring look into the lives of a mother and her son as he made his way through Boot Camp on Parris Island. - "Once they're shipped out to Boot Camp, the [...]
 
Book: Love in the Air by Adam Mann
Two passengers find some common ground on a flight to Taipei. Charlie meets Sue-ling on trans-Pacific flight to Taipei after delays due to bad weather, and then further delays mean a long stop-over in the transit area at the airport. Charlie decides to stay at the Airport Hotel where he can get a shower and rest a bit, and is helped by Sue-ling who joins him as she too is delayed by the weather. [...]
 
Book: Chosin - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War by Eric Hammel
CHOSIN - Heroic Ordeal of the Korean War - Eric Hammel - Told from the point of view of the men in the foxholes and tanks, outposts and command posts, this is the definitive account of the epic retreat under fire of the 1st Marine Division from the Chosin Reservoir. The author first sketches in the errors and miscalculations on the part of the American high command that caused the Marines to be [...]
 
Book: Lady Ace by Sandra Farris
Kasey O'Brien's life has always been about airplanes; what makes them tick, what makes them fly. When her father's plane crashes into a Colorado mountainside, she takes over their failing air charter service and is determined to make it work. On a charter flight with a passenger on board to Oregon's Briar Meadows Ranch, the left engine of Cimmaron Air's Beech Baron freezes up on final approach. [...]
 
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: Greekscapes - Journeys with an Artist by Pamela Jane Rogers
I am an artist, although it took me many years to find the creative life I had always yearned to live. After a twelve-year marriage trying in vain to have a child, my depressed state of mind was beginning to take its toll. Only my paintings implored me to look inside and free up my emotional stalemate. What I found was not always pleasant, yet my persistence led to a brilliant painting mentor and [...]
 
Book: A Time for Warriors by John T Kirkpatrick
What if fate has left you as the chief magician in a land of faded magic, a land besieged by invaders? You feel it is your duty to help -- you want to help -- but your king, a practical old soldier barely hears you. So you strike out on your own to open a portal between worlds and import a band of warriors whose skill and tactics you know can help turn this war around. Is it your fault if the [...]
 
Book: I See Fear by Sandra Rains DeBusk
You comfortably breathe the air every day and never give it a second thought until one day you notice how much harder it is to take each breath compared to the last. A small city is under attack by our own government. The air, the water ... it has been poisoned a little at a time while the reactions of the people are documented. A small town in Southern Ohio falls victim to a Government [...]
 
Book: Stranger in the White House by Bryan Powell
Stranger in the White House is a sequel to Stranger in the Pulpit. Protagonist, Chase Newton is now married (to Megan Richards - Book One) and is a hot-shot investigative reporter with the New York Times, Washington bureau. Moments after an assignation attempt on the president and the vice president, Chase gets a phone call; it is from the vice president. He survived the attempt on his life but [...]
 
Book: An Airman's Convictions by Joshua L Hudgins
This book is based on actual events that took place while I was serving in the USAF. It covers my thoughts before, during, and after my confinement in Taylor County Jail in Abilene, TX. These poems reflect a United States Air Force Airman who finds himself fighting from within over his personal convictions on how he is living his life. As he becomes entangled in trouble with the military, he is [...]
 
Book: Captive Hero - Time-shift Heroes Series (Volume 1) by Donna Michaels
Marine Corps pilot, Captain Samantha Sheppard changes history when a test flight takes her back in time, inadvertently saving the life of a WWII VMF Black Sheep pilot. To preserve the timeline, she abducts the flying Ace back to the present and hides him at her secluded cabin in the Colorado wilderness. Convincing her sexy, stubborn captive he is now in another century proves harder than she [...]
 
Book: Jen Air - The Little Queen by John Coutelier
Science gives humankind the power to turn dreams and fantasy into reality... but sometimes dreams become nightmares. When punk guitar player Kaya Cade is attacked by a creature possessing superhuman speed and strength that takes the eyes of its victims, she believes she has encountered a faerie from ancient, dark legends - fierce guardians of their privacy who will hunt and punish those who [...]
 


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