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Book: A Secret Life by Lee Carver
The German Army of World War II rips Karl Von Steuben from his family and privileged life, forcing him to conceal his American sympathies and Jewish heritage. Stripped of every tie to his home country, he determines to escape. As he crawls to the Siegfried Line, only he knows the hiding place of gold ingots melted from the jewelry of death camp prisoners. Wounded after assuming the identity of a [...]
 
Book: Anna's Bear - 5 Days of Moral Conflict And Pursuit, Nazi Germany, 1939 by O.W. Shumaker
Winner: Lyra Award for Best Historical Fiction Germany. 1939. Young Inga Salzer hardens her heart and prostitutes herself to the Nazi Lebensborn program which drives toward the expansion of the Aryan race. Now pregnant by an SS officer, she proudly anticipates offering her "sacred child of good blood" to the Third Reich. Fifteen year old Max Drexel immerses himself in the brutal sports of the [...]
 
Book: The Vengeance Squad Goes To Germany by Sidney W. Frost
Sometimes a man must break a promise to keep one ... Chris McCowan vowed to love, honor, serve, and protect Angela, but she's gone missing. Long silences aren't unusual for the MI6 agent, but something feels different this time. He remembers his promise to never look for her if she disappears, but that doesn't stop the worry. When the cyber security guru stumbles across a clue, he's forced to [...]
 
Book: Queen of the Bremen - The True Story of an American Child Trapped in Germany During World War II by Marlies DiFante
It is 1939 when five-year-old Marlies Adams travels with her family on a transatlantic journey from America to Germany so that her mother can visit her terminally ill father. As the SS Bremen leaves New York Harbor with Marlies and her family as passengers, Marlies has no idea that what is intended to be a three-month stay will turn into a seven-year struggle to stay alive in a living hell. No [...]
 
Book: The Charmed Life by John Miles
Marysville, California in 1948 has most anything you want: booze, dames, gambling. But as private eye Gene Harlow and his new pal, Police Lieutenant Pinkton Finkelstein soon learn there is a lot more to the story such as: a serial killer on the loose, a lady who is sure that her husband is about to kill her and even a suspected soviet spy. They are all on a collision course and in the end who [...]
 
Book: In the Shadow of the Mill by Cornelius Clarke
The Norfolk coast, a landscape of beauty. Scarecrows and windmills dot the horizon, masking a past filled with murder and intrigue. Tommy and Sarah, friends from the same street, go on holiday with their mothers to a sleepy village of cobblestones and gas lamps. Across the field at the back of their holiday home stands a derelict windmill - Sefton Mill. The very mention of which sends the locals [...]
 
Book: Pokerface by Brady S. Moore
What will you do when the chips are down? Set in 2030's Las Vegas, Pokerface follows the lives of mobsters, performers, street hustlers, cops, vigilantes, and casino employees as they all attempt to coexist and hide their dirty secrets from one another. It is a cautionary tale of deception, revenge, greed, forbidden love, and the struggle for power in the corrupt streets of "Sin City".
 
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 [...]
 
Book: Iced Diamonds (The Persephone Cole Vintage Mysteries Book 2) by Heather Haven
In late December, 1942, Persephone (Percy) Cole, one of Manhattan's first female PIs, has been hired to find out who killed a Santa Land elf and left the body in the storefront window of a swank 5th Avenue jewelry store. Was it the spoiled heiress whose big buck handbag was found on the scene? Or was it the rat who broke out of the big house to settle a score? Shortly after, the corpse of the [...]
 
Book: Track 9 by Sue Rovens
After a catastrophic railway accident leaves a trail of carnage and devastation in its wake, the small train station in Rain, Germany is shuttered. Six months later, Gary and Grace Wolf, returning home after their belated honeymoon, find themselves trapped inside the now defunct terminal. What they discover within its walls leads them to make harrowing decisions. What they learn about each other [...]
 
Book: A Fragment of Destiny (A Christopher Sheppard Adventure) by Richard Turner
In 1918, a German U-boat on a clandestine mission to the United States vanishes at sea. Ten years later, Christopher Sheppard finds himself thrust into a deadly race to find the truth about the missing submarine and why someone is willing to risk it all to stop him. From New York, to Europe, to Greenland, Sheppard must keep one step ahead of a man, blinded by grief, who will stop at nothing until [...]
 
Book: Oh sh!t, you're black! by Lawrence D. Elliott
Is there a difference between racism and just having a prejudice? In this collection of humorous anecdotes, the author explores an important question. Picture this...you're on the phone with a guy you've never met. He has a strong and rugged sounding voice. You envision he's six feet five, muscular, and handsome. A perfect specimen of maleness! Then, you're shocked upon meeting him. He's actually [...]
 
Book: The Family that went to War by Gordon Smith
In1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight. This saga follows their journeys through Gallipoli and the Western Front. The saga also covers time in Egypt, England and France away from the fighting. This is a story of a family and how it was [...]
 
Book: Reanna Reloaded by Edward Vogler
A Secret Weapon in the Wrong Hands... It is 1950, and the Iron Curtain has darkened the European stage. Veteran CIA agent Jim Wilson is tasked with rescuing German scientist Derrick Schneider, who must be brought safely back to the United States...in only five days, he will be transported to Moscow, and if the Russians get him, they will break him for information about a weapon that would allow [...]
 
Book: Across Great Divides by Monique Roy
Across Great Divides is a timeless, World War II story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler comes to power in 1933, one Jewish family refuses to be destroyed and defies the Nazis only to come up against another struggle confronting Apartheid in South Africa. Sixteen-year-old Eva and her twin sister, Inge, witness their lives in Berlin [...]
 
Book: LANCASTER BOMBER HAMBURG RAID by Warne Wilson
This short read - 6800 words - is based upon research, the author's hands on knowledge of flying, and his lifetime interest in Lancasters. VIEW THE SHORT VIDEO INTRO. https://vimeo.com/238765205 - As an 11 year old on VJ Day, the day peace was declared at the end of World War Two, the author can remember the scene in Ballarat's main street in Victoria Australia; joyful crowds dancing, tram bells [...]
 
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: Mathison by Leela Dutt
This story is told to a baby girl born at the beginning of the 21st century, and traces her ancestors for a hundred years. One of her great-grandfathers grew up in Kolkata in an ancient family home, another was a Jew who fled Nazi Germany. The narrator is a computer program which is being created in an artificial intelligence research unit at Cardiff University, where the baby's mother works in [...]
 
Book: The Cannon King's Daughter by David Stroebel
Read the book that caused a firestorm in Germany that was featured in der Spiegel news magazine. With the help of three elderly relatives, American author David Stroebel discloses the unrecorded banishment in 1874 of his great-grand mother Engelbertha Krupp, daughter of Alfred, from Essen's premier steelmaker and compelling officials to acknowledge Alfred's third, and illegitimate child, Wilhelm [...]
 
Book: Sewing Can Be Dangerous And Other Small Threads by S. R. Mallery
Winner of the Reader's Favorite Gold Medal! > > > History, Mystery, Action and Romance All Rolled Into One, Amazing Collection These eleven short stories range from drug traffickers using hand-woven wallets, to a U.S. slave sewing freedom codes into her quilts. From a cruise ship murder mystery with a quilt instructor and a NYPD police detective, to a couple hiding Christian passports into a [...]
 
Book: When We Were Brave by Karla M. Jay
In WHEN WE WERE BRAVE, we find a conflicted SS officer, Wilhelm Falk, who risks everything to escape the Wehrmacht and get out the message about the death camps. Izaak is a young Jewish boy whose positive outlook is challenged daily as each new perilous situation comes along. American citizens, Herbert Muller and his family, are sent back to the hellish landscape of Germany because of the DNA [...]
 
Book: Christmas Stories from my Heart by Lawrence D. Elliott
What if your greatest gift for the holidays was a roof over your head, food on the table, or the kindness of strangers? Lawrence D. Elliott is an author and a contributor to the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. He's also a contributor to The Huffington Post (now known as HuffPost). Lawrence has also been interviewed for The Wall Street Journal Radio Network. Lawrence is a [...]
 
Book: Refugee - Rolf must put the war's carnage behind him and learn to love again by Reece Pocock
One man's journey from tragedy to find happiness. By prize winning author Reece Pocock - Essential reading for fans of #Ken Follett, #Raymond Khoury and #Clive Cussler. Refugee is a moving, stunning piece of literature that enthralled, entertained and enchanted me from the very first page. Aimee Anne. Rolf Krieger was left devastated after WW2. Now a refugee, he immigrates to Australia. There he [...]
 
Book: Remembrances - A British and American Tale by William Lee Burch
Two families with widely differing perspectives, and more than 5,000 miles apart but destined to share in a common bond, struggle with hard times, personal problems, and war during three of the deadliest decades in human history. This adventure, set amid constantly changing historical events, will test the souls of these families but prove that tenacity, laughter, and the undeniable spirit of [...]
 
Book: Hitler Here by George Thomas Clark
HITLER HERE is a well researched and lyrically written biographical novel offering first-person stories by the Fuehrer and a variety of other characters. This intimate approach invites the reader to peer into Hitler's mind, talk to Eva Braun, joust with Goering, Goebbels, and Himmler, debate with the generals, fight on land and at sea and in the air, and huddle in the death camps as, everywhere, [...]
 
Book: You Are My Sunshine - A Holocaust Novel. Book two of the All My Love Detrick, series by Roberta Kagan
A child's innocence is the purest of all. In Nazi Germany, Helga Haswell is at a crossroads. She's pregnant by a married SS officer who has since abandoned her. Left alone with the thought of raising a fatherless child, she has nowhere to turn -- until the Lebensborn steps in. They will take Helga's child when it's born and raise it as their own. Helga will now be free to live her life. But when [...]
 
Book: The Bride's Trunk - A Story of War and Reconciliation by Ingrid Dixon
Do you like books that bring history to life? Then you'll love The Bride's Trunk , because it's a page-turner, a true story of love and reconciliation in the aftermath of World War 2. Beautifully told, it stays with you long after the last page is sadly turned. Imagine you must decide the rest of your life in one evening. This is the momentous choice facing Minny, a young woman who has grown up [...]
 
Book: Blogging der moderne Weg zum Reichtum (German Edition) by Laura Maya
Bloggen - der moderne Weg zum Reichtum - "Geteiltes Wissen ist gewonnenes Wissen. Wissen, das ihr gewonnen habt, gehort immer euch." Eine Geschaftsperson lebt von Auftragen und bemuht sich um die Gewahrleistung der Kundenzufriedenheit. Indem er seine Erfahrung an seine Mitarbeiter weitergibt, vergrossert er sein Kundenpotential und erweitert sein Geschaft. Diese Philosophie gilt auch fur das [...]
 
Book: Hand-Me-Down Bride by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
To help her impoverished family, Sophie agrees to marry a wealthy older in far off America. Less than twenty-four hours after she arrives in German's Mill, Pennsylvania, events have taken a far stranger turn than anything she could have imagined. Set in Post-Civil-War Pennsylvania, this tale of an arranged marriage is as much family saga as romance. Sophie is a sensitive young woman struggling to [...]
 
Book: The Master and the Maid (Heaven's Ponds) by Laura Libricz
She's lost her work, her home and her freedom. Now, harboring a mysterious newborn, she could lose her life. In 17th Century Germany on the brink of the Thirty Years War, 24-year-old Katarina is traded to the patrician Sebald Tucher by her fiance Willi Prutt in order to pay his debts. En route to her forced relocation to the Tucher country estate, Katarina is met by a crazed archer, [...]
 
Book: The Chalk Circle - Intercultural Prizewinning Essays by Tara Lynn Masih
Winner of a Skipping Stones Honor Award, a Benjamin Franklin silver medal award, and a ForeWord Book of the Year Award Editor Tara L. Masih put out a call in 2007 for Intercultural Essays dealing with the subjects of "culture, race, and a sense of place." The prizewinners are gathered for the first time in a ground-breaking anthology that explores many facets of culture not previously found under [...]
 
Book: The Great War - Escape To Liberty by David Wilson
"The Great War: Escape To Liberty" gives an account of four separate prisoner-of-war escape attempts and the trials and tribulations they encountered on their journeys to the frontier and how they were pushed to the extreme limits of their endurance. Miracles, luck, coincidence, Providence it doesn't matter much what you call it certainly plays an important part in successful escapes. Without it, [...]
 
Book: THE GREAT WAR - ESCAPE TO FREEDOM by David Wilson
Five successful escapes from Prison Camp during the First World War are narrated in "The Great War: Escape To Freedom". There is an element of chance and risk about an attempt to escape from an enemy's country which is bound to appeal to anyone with a trace of sporting instinct. The prisoner is often harassed by hunger, tortured by the cold, weakened by privation, depressed by misery, overwhelmed [...]
 
Book: Double Spy by Peter van Wermeskerken
Synopsis: Double Spy is my autobiography as a double agent in East Germany and the Netherlands, from March 1967 to September 1970. While I visited a young woman in Chemnitz, two men approached her, wanting to see me. Soon after, we spoke, and they recruited me as a spy for the HVA (intelligence service of the Ministry of State Security, the STASI). Back in the Netherlands, I immediately reported [...]
 
Book: Desperate Pursuit in Venice by Karynne Summars
When New York Private Equity partner Kataryna Taylor pursues the acquisition of a successful Italian biomedical company, she meets and falls in love with Luca Romano, a member of the existing shareholders. Kataryna and Luca engage in a sensual love affair, which includes erotic encounters neither one of them has experienced before with such intensity. But danger and a family drama wait around the [...]
 


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