|Book: The Dandelion Clock - A wish to end all wishes. The war to end all wars. by Rebecca Bryn
Families torn apart by the Great War. When war is declared in August 1914, Bill, a farm boy brought up in a village on the Duke of Buccleuch's Northamptonshire estate, is plucking up his courage to ask his sweetheart, Florrie, to marry him. Florrie has given up her dream of being a dancer to bring up her siblings and protect them from their violent and abusive widowed father. For her, marriage to [...]
|Book: MURDER AT GALLIPOLI - Battle of Gallipoli by David Wilson
"Murder at Gallipoli" relates the strategy and action of the Battle of Gallipoli with an account of the work of the Field Ambulance. It points out the weaknesses of the campaign and questions if the war should ever have taken place and why lessons had not been learned from previous similar campaigns. It also examines the conduct of the Generals.
|Book: BIGSBY A GENERAL STORY by David Wilson
"Bigsby A General Story" is a short humorous fictional story whose main characters are two Generals from the British Army who meet up with a General from the French Army during a fictional war. They are members of the aristocracy who enjoy good food and wine. It tells of their humorous exploits and their excuses for not venturing near the battle front. It finally tells of the heroics of Bigsby in [...]
|Book: Daring Masquerade by Margaret Tanner
By the time Ross Calvert discovers Harry Martin is in fact Harriet Martin she has fallen in love with him. Realizing she has failed in her final effort to protect her shell-shocked brother, she puts a desperate proposition to Ross. Marry her and she will give him an heir. Ross accepts, even though he is still infatuated with his former fiancee, Virginia. On his honeymoon they meet again. With the [...]
|Book: BIGSBY - DIPLOMATS IN NEPAL by David Wilson
"Bigsby: Diplomats In Nepal" is a fictional and humorous short story of two Special Field Marshals on an ambassadorial visit to Nepal. They had been invited by the King in recognition of their bravery in saving the lives of Gurkhas in Gallipoli. The book follows on from my previous short story "Bigsby A General Story".
|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: Blue Rider by Lily Ennis
When Marie's grandmother dies and leaves a suitcase full of paintings Marie is thrust into a world that pre-dates her grandmother, Margaret. She believes it's possible that Margaret may not have had the same father as her siblings and Marie's search for her true lineage leads her to question the importance of family. Mary Bell returns in a sequel to Scarlet Runner. The aftermath of the Waihi gold [...]
|Book: THE GREAT WAR - FIELDS OF BLOOD - ACTION ON THE WESTERN FRONT by David Wilson
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, on 28th June 1914 in Sarajevo and the diplomatic crisis that ensued triggered the events that led to the First World War. In this book I have tried to collate from old writings a selection of the major battles that took place on the Western Front, including The Battle of The Somme, The Battle of Marne, The Battle [...]
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