War

Her Touch by Alexa Riley

Her Touch by Alexa Riley

Adult Fiction, Erotica, Military Fiction, New Adult, Romance, War
Her Touch by Alexa Riley eBook DownloadEli Strong got out of the military and all he wanted to do was get better. He never expected that the officer he was living with would have a daughter who tested his honor.Maggie Drummond has been moved around more times than she can count, and starting at a new high school sucks. But when a wounded Marine comes to live with her and her dad, suddenly Maggie figures out what home is.She’s forbidden fruit, and he’s trying to not to taste… But desire can only be denied for so long. Circumstances keep pulling them back together, and something truly unforeseen happens. Overnight, Eli becomes a guardian and Maggie his ward.Will Eli keep his hands off Maggie? Will Maggie like it if he doesn’t? Will the two of them break the law because it f
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

Cultural, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, War
The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck eBook DownloadThree women, haunted by the past and the secrets they holdSet at the end of World War II, in a crumbling Bavarian castle that once played host to all of German high society, a powerful and propulsive story of three widows whose lives and fates become intertwined an affecting, shocking, and ultimately redemptive novel from the author of the New York Times Notable Book The Hazards of Good Breeding.Amid the ashes of Nazi Germany s defeat, Marianne von Lingenfels returns to the once-grand castle of her husband s ancestors, an imposing stone fortress now fallen into ruin following years of war. The widow of a resister murdered in the failed July 20, 1944, plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, Marianne plans to uphold the promis
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Cultural, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, War
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See eBook DownloadLi-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea. There is ritual and routine, and it has been ever thus for generations. Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate—the first automobile any of them have seen—and a stranger arrives.In this remote Yunnan village, the stranger finds the rare tea he has been seeking and a reticent Akha people. In her biggest seller, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, See introduced the Yao people to her readers. Here she shares the customs of another Chinese ethnic minority, the Akha, whose world will soon change. Li-yan, one of the few educated girls on her mountain, translates for the stranger and is among the first to reject the rules that have shaped her
In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

European Literature, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, Mystery, War
In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen eBook DownloadWorld War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy. The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham’s middle daughter, Pamela, whom he furtively loves. But Pamela has her own secret: she has taken a job at Bletchley Park, the British code-breaking facility.As Ben follows a trail of spies and traitors, which may include another member of Pamela’s family, he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling, history-altering agenda. Ca
A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, War
A Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner eBook DownloadWartime intrigue spans the lives of three women past and present in the latest novel from the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life .February, 1946. World War Two is over, but the recovery from the most intimate of its horrors has only just begun for Annaliese Lange, a German ballerina desperate to escape her past, and Simone Deveraux, the wronged daughter of a French Resistance spy.Now the two women are joining hundreds of other European war brides aboard the renowned RMS Queen Mary to cross the Atlantic and be reunited with their American husbands. Their new lives in the United States brightly beckon until their tightly-held secrets are laid bare in their shared stateroom. When the voyage ends at New York Har
Brighter Than the Sun by Maya Banks

Brighter Than the Sun by Maya Banks

Contemporary, Military Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, War
Brighter Than the Sun by Maya Banks eBook DownloadSearing action and passion ignite the latest KGI novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Darkest Before Dawn.The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can’t...As the last unattached member of the Kelly clan, Joe is more than ready to risk life and limb on any mission he’s assigned to, but when it comes to love, he’ll keep his distance. He’s content to watch his brothers become thoroughly domesticated.Zoe’s had nothing but heartbreak in her life, and she’s determined to start over with a complete
The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff

Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, War
The Orphan's Tale by Pam Jenoff eBook DownloadA powerful novel of friendship set in a traveling circus during World War II, The Orphan's Tale introduces two extraordinary women and their harrowing stories of sacrifice and survivalSixteen-year-old Noa has been cast out in disgrace after becoming pregnant by a Nazi soldier and being forced to give up her baby. She lives above a small rail station, which she cleans in order to earn her keep… When Noa discovers a boxcar containing dozens of Jewish infants bound for a concentration camp, she is reminded of the child that was taken from her. And in a moment that will change the course of her life, she snatches one of the babies and flees into the snowy night.Noa finds refuge with a German circus, but she must learn the flying trape
Tortured by Nicole Williams

Tortured by Nicole Williams

Military Fiction, Romance, Sociology, War
Tortured by Nicole Williams eBook DownloadWhen he left for a twelve-month deployment, she knew it would feel like forever before they saw each other again. She didn’t realize how right she was.When Lance Corporal Brecken Connolly gets taken as a POW, Camryn hopes for the best but steels herself for the worst. In the end, steel was what she needed to survive when he didn’t. She moves on the only way she knows how—gilding herself in more steel.Years go by. She builds a new life. She leaves the old one behind.Until one day, she sees the face of a ghost on the news. Brecken seems to have risen from the dead, but she knows she can’t perform the same miracle for herself. While Brecken was held in a torture camp for the past five years, she’s been trapped in her own kind of pr
The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky eBook Download

The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky eBook Download

Art, Fiction, Historical, War
The Fortunate Ones by Ellen Umansky eBook DownloadOne very special work of art—a Chaim Soutine painting—will connect the lives and fates of two different women, generations apart, in this enthralling and transporting debut novel that moves from World War II Vienna to contemporary Los Angeles.It is 1939 in Vienna, and as the specter of war darkens Europe, Rose Zimmer’s parents are desperate. Unable to get out of Austria, they manage to secure passage for their young daughter on a kindertransport, and send her to live with strangers in England.Six years later, the war finally over, a grief-stricken Rose attempts to build a life for herself. Alone in London, devastated, she cannot help but try to search out one piece of her childhood: the Chaim Soutine painting her mother had ch
Wheels Up by Annabeth Albert eBook Download

Wheels Up by Annabeth Albert eBook Download

Contemporary, Romance, War
Wheels Up by Annabeth Albert eBook DownloadTheir love is forbidden, but their hearts aren't listening to rules and regulations.Lieutenant Dustin Strauss is a reformed man. No longer a twentysomething hell-raiser, he's his SEAL team's new XO-and a man with a secret. Or seven. He's kept his bisexual identity under wraps for years, along with his kinky side and a fondness for the military-themed semianonymous hookup website Joe4Joe. His latest chat buddy is more than a sexy online distraction-they're taking their very not-safe-for-work relationship into real time.Petty Officer Wes Lowe has a smart mouth, a take-charge attitude and an uncanny ability for making things go boom. The life of an enlisted man isn't always enough to satisfy him, but one wild, no-questions-asked weekend with h...