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War Brides
Helen Bryan

Lake Union Publishing, 2012

The National Bestseller With war threatening to spread from Europe to England, the sleepy village of Crowmarsh Priors settles into a new sort of normal: Evacuees from London are billeted in local homes. Nightly air raids become grimly mundane. The tightening vice of rationing curtails every comfort. Men leave to fight and die. And five women forge an unlikely bond of friendship that will change their lives forever. Alice Osbourne, the stolid ...


The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
Dan Jones

Viking Adult, 2014

The author of the New York Times bestseller The Plantagenets chronicles the next chapter in British history—the historical backdrop for Game of Thrones The crown of England changed hands five times over the course of the fifteenth century, as two branches of the Plantagenet dynasty fought to the death for the right to rule. In this riveting follow-up to  The Plantagenets , celebrated historian Dan Jones describes how the ...


War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love
Rebecca Frankel

Palgrave Macmillan Trade, 2014

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler’s command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left ...


Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth
Michael Savage

Center Street, 2014

In his trademark in-your-face style, bestselling author and top conservative talk-show host, Michael Savage has a lot to say about the state of the country in STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR. According to Michael Savage, OUR NATION IS IN REAL TROUBLE and the seeds of a second conflagration have been sown. Not between the states - but between true patriots who believe in our nation's founding principles and those he believes are working every day ...


Sebastian Junger

Twelve, 2011

In WAR , Sebastian Junger ( The Perfect Storm ) turns his brilliant and empathetic eye to the reality of combat--the fear, the honor, and the trust among men in an extreme situation whose survival depends on their absolute commitment to one another. His on-the-ground account follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Through the experiences of these young men at war, ...


Galactic Empire Wars: Emergence (The Galactic Empire Wars Book 2)

Raymond L. Weil Publications LLC, 2014

USA Today Best Selling Author                                     Aliens have destroyed the Earth . They left behind eighteen million survivors who will never forget what has been done to their world. They turn to Mason Randle, who will do everything in his power to see that the Human race survives. Earth can no longer support life . The Moon, Mars, and the asteroids now provide safe havens for the ...


Tarkin: Star Wars
James Luceno

LucasBooks, 2014

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . . Bestselling Star Wars veteran James Luceno gives Grand Moff Tarkin the Star Wars: Darth Plagueis treatment, bringing a legendary character from A New Hope to full, fascinating life. He’s the scion of an honorable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician ...


War, 2011

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War God: Return of the Plumed Serpent (Volume 2)
Graham Hancock

Peach Publishing, 2014

The conquistador Hernán Cortés is hell-bent on conquering Mexico for the Aztecs’ gold. Having destroyed the Maya at Potonchan, Cortés now marches on Tenochtitlan, the Golden City of the Aztecs, wrapped in the aura of a returning, vengeful god. His small force of just five hundred men will have to defeat the psychotic emperor Moctezuma and the armies of hundreds of thousands he commands. Cortés expects that the warlike Tlascalans, ...


The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Steven Pressfield

Black Irish Entertainment LLC, 2012

A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. hat keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identif ies the enemy that every one ...


War of the Living (The Fall Book 3), 2014

In the early days after causing the end of the world, Kell McDonald was just trying to survive. Time passed, and along with others, a new world grew. Society began to be rebuilt. Years have passed since the mutated organism known as Chimera caused the dead to rise, and on the ashes of the old world, terrifying new forces have come into play. No longer simple mindless beasts, some of the undead have evolved, becoming stronger, smarter, and ...


The Synchronicity War Part 1

Dietmar Arthur Wehr, 2013

This four part series is now available on Amazon. Be aware that Part 1 has a cliffhanger ending. After almost a century of peaceful exploration and colonization of space, the United Earth Space Force stumbles across a shockingly xenophobic alien race that has more and better armed ships and refuses all attempts at contact. As the outgunned Space Force is driven back in battle after battle in what appears to be a war of extermination, one ...


World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Max Brooks

Three Rivers Press, 2007

“The end was near.” —Voices from the Zombie War The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once teemed with upwards of thirty million souls to the most remote and inhospitable areas of the ...


The Wars of the Roses
Alison Weir

Ballantine Books, 1996

Lancaster and York. For much of the fifteenth century, these two families were locked in battle for control of the English throne. Kings were murdered and deposed. Armies marched on London. Old noble names were ruined while rising dynasties seized power and lands. The war between the royal houses of Lancaster and York, the most complex in English history, profoundly altered the course of the monarchy. Alison Weir, one of the foremost authorities ...


The Omega War: Post-Apocalyptic Intense Action Packed Novel

POWER of ONE, 2014

A hundred years have passed since EVERYTHING fell apart, but WE SURVIVED, as we always do. Now we face an even greater threat: the SUBJUGATION of the human race by forces from beyond our stars. Welcome, to The Omega War. (You DON'T necessarily need a Kindle Reader to buy and read this book. It's available for immediate reading with your Amazon virtual cloud reader) As we struggle each day to survive, we remember through the stories ...


The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914
Margaret MacMillan

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe from 1900 up to the outbreak of World War I.   The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had been the most ...


Mail Order Tiger Bride Wars: A Scorchingly Hot BBW Shifter Romance, 2014

A TOP 10 SHIFTER ROMANCE! WILL I EVER GET MARRIED? That’s the perennial question plus-sized Ellen Moss has been asking herself lately. Maybe, in addition to her (over)weight, it’s because she has a tendency to babble senselessly when she’s nervous in front of a guy – which is all of the time. Maybe it’s because she’s one-quarter tiger shifter, and nobody wants that muck in their genes. But when her bitchy younger sister, ...


War For The Heart, 2014

*********** Christian Romance*************** Lanie was 18 when she lost her parents in a tragic accident. Then Connor, the boy she loved, chooses to leave for the military when she needed him the most. Ten years later, Connor returns to town after Lanie has spent the last decade doing everything she can to forget the pain of her past. She is not ready to face the one man who destroyed the last bit of love she had. Captain Connor McKinley ...


The War of the Worlds
H. G. Wells

Tribeca Books, 2013

H. G. Wells' best-selling classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS


On War
Carl von Clausewitz

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012

Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian soldier, military historian and military theorist. He is most famous for his military treatise Vom Kriege, translated into English as On War. This volume has been translated from the original German by Colonel J.J. Graham.



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