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The Blue Zone By German Mora
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Set in the near future, Mate, a special agent from the GiW team, struggles herself about facts of her past. Is the world ready to know her most kept secret? This is the story of a brave girl, who has... More > to fight her most deeper fears, and to go trough an incredible transformation that will change her life forever.< Less
The Financier: A Novel By Theodore Dreiser
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (/ˈdraɪsər,... More > -zər/; August 27, 1871 – December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist of the naturalist school. His novels often featured main characters who succeeded at their objectives despite a lack of a firm moral code, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Dreiser's best known novels include Sister Carrie (1900) and An American Tragedy (1925). In 1930 he was nominated to the Nobel Prize in Literature.Dreiser was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, to Sarah Maria (née Schanab) and John Paul Dreiser. John Dreiser was a German immigrant from Mayen in the Eifel region, and Sarah was from the Mennonite farming community near Dayton, Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Dreiser< Less
The Pictures; The Betrothing: Novels By Ludwig Tieck
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On Board the Tirpitz: A Historical Novel By Larry R. Sherman
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Merriam Press Historical Fiction HF8 (First Edition, 2014). The hero, Gerhard Traeger, a gunnery officer in the Kriegsmarine, and heroine, Elaine Fabian, a French widow, are fictional characters in a... More > story about real ships in a real war. Gerhard is serving on the Scharnhorst when the war starts and in 1941, after a successful sortie in the Atlantic, followed by a training accident, the ship is laid up and Gerhard is transferred to the Tirpitz. Elaine follows him to Norway, where they have a charming love affair while the Tirpitz rarely ventures from the safety of the Norwegian fjords due to fuel shortages. Populated with many real and fictional characters, On Board the Tirpitz provides an interesting glimpse of life in Germany's World War II Navy. 31 photos.< Less
Poland Interrupted: A Journey: A Novel By Gordon Snider
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Merriam Press World War 2 Fiction Series. Poland Interrupted follows the tumultuous life of Kaz Kowinsky, a boy who comes of age in Krakow following the Great War. When Germany invades at the start... More > of World War II Kaz goes to Gydnia attempting to reach his naval unit but is turned back by German tanks. Then taken prisoner, beaten, and barely escapes with his life. He returns to Krakow where he joins his best friend in the resistance movement. They spy on the Germans, smuggle food and arms to the partisans fighting in the nearby Tatras Mountains, rescue a famous Jewish mathematician from prison, ambush trains. Not all goes as planned. Kaz becomes a fugitive and flees into the Tatras Mountains where he continues to spy on the Germans. Germany is finally pushed back by the allies and slowly retreats from Poland, only to be replaced by Russians who are more brutal than the Germans. Kaz has lost everything and soon realizes that his only hope for survival is to stow away on a ship and flee his beloved country.< Less
Poland Interrupted: A Journey: A Novel By Gordon Snider
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Merriam Press World War 2 Fiction Series. Poland Interrupted follows the tumultuous life of Kaz Kowinsky, a boy who comes of age in Krakow following the Great War. When Germany invades at the start... More > of World War II Kaz goes to Gydnia attempting to reach his naval unit but is turned back by German tanks. Then taken prisoner, beaten, and barely escapes with his life. He returns to Krakow where he joins his best friend in the resistance movement. They spy on the Germans, smuggle food and arms to the partisans fighting in the nearby Tatras Mountains, rescue a famous Jewish mathematician from prison, ambush trains. Not all goes as planned. Kaz becomes a fugitive and flees into the Tatras Mountains where he continues to spy on the Germans. Germany is finally pushed back by the allies and slowly retreats from Poland, only to be replaced by Russians who are more brutal than the Germans. Kaz has lost everything and soon realizes that his only hope for survival is to stow away on a ship and flee his beloved country.< Less
Secrets of the Big Bush: A Novel By Rhonda Lewis
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Racial pressures in Oklahoma cause young Willie Edgerston's parents to migrate to Liberia. From Monrovia, the nation's capital, he witnesses the hostile relationship between Americo-Liberians and... More > tribal communities; learns a dark secret of the Transatlantic Slave Trade from a mysterious 166-year-old eyewitness; risks life and limb when the Germans bomb Monrovia in 1918; escapes from wild animals and violent villagers. He journeys to an unknown ancient city and on to the subterranean habitat of Divine Mother Africa; participates in a mind-blowing coming of age ritual; witnesses a 1,000-year-old warrior priestess’s departure for the afterlife, and more…< Less
The Shoemaker’s Daughter: A Novel By Helen Martin Block
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In 1939 Aron is a soldier in the Polish Army. Captured by the Germans his valued skills as a shoemaker protect him until his true identity is revealed. Shipped back for slave labor and certain death,... More > fate reunites him with Gitel, the woman he has long pursued. Midst escalating violence they marry, and soon Gitel has a child. Their decision to hide with the girl jeopardizes the safety of others and the choice they are forced to make turns into tragedy. The Shoemaker’s Daughter is a sensuous groundbreaking story of two poor Jews whose passion and bravado help them elude the Nazi net of terror. But even after being hidden by honorable Poles and the liberation there is still no safety. Now they must chance a dangerous escape to freedom. Gitel carries a precious secret that may derail everything they have fought for …… and time is not on their side.< Less
The Shoemaker’s Daughter: A Novel By Helen Martin Block
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In 1939 Aron is a soldier in the Polish Army. Captured by the Germans his valued skills as a shoemaker protect him until his true identity is revealed. Shipped back for slave labor and certain death,... More > fate reunites him with Gitel, the woman he has long pursued. Midst escalating violence they marry, and soon Gitel has a child. Their decision to hide with the girl jeopardizes the safety of others and the choice they are forced to make turns into tragedy. The Shoemaker’s Daughter is a sensuous groundbreaking story of two poor Jews whose passion and bravado help them elude the Nazi net of terror. But even after being hidden by honorable Poles and the liberation there is still no safety. Now they must chance a dangerous escape to freedom. Gitel carries a precious secret that may derail everything they have fought for …… and time is not on their side.< Less
The Haute Noblesse: A Novel By George Manville Fenn
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Manville Fenn (3 January 1831, Pimlico – 26 August... More > 1909, Isleworth) was an English novelist, journalist, editor and educationalist.Fenn, the third child and eldest son of a butler, Charles Fenn, was largely self-educated, teaching himself French, German and Italian. After studying at Battersea Training College for Teachers (1851–54), he became the master of a national school at Alford, Lincolnshire. He later became a printer, editor and publisher of short-lived periodicals, before attracting the attention of Charles Dickens and others with a sketch for All the Year Round in 1864. He contributed to Chambers's Journal and Once a Week. In 1866, he wrote a series of articles on working-class life for the newspaper The Star. These were collected and republished in four volumes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Manville_Fenn< Less

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