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Konflikt '47: Resurgence (Paperback): Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin Konflikt '47: Resurgence (Paperback)
Warlord Games, Clockwork Goblin
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The first supplement for the Konflikt '47 Weird World War II wargames rules, this volume presents a range of new material for the game, including: - New army list: The Japanese make their presence known on the battlefields of Konflikt '47. - New units: Options for troops and technology that can be added to the armies presented in the rulebook. - Special characters: Field the best of the best, elite men and women who may singlehandedly be the crucial element between victory and defeat. - New background: The history of the world of Konflikt '47 is detailed in more depth. - New rules: All-new means of waging war, including material previously published online.

The Moscow Offensive (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition): Dale Brown The Moscow Offensive (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition)
Dale Brown
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The Prague Sonata (Hardcover): Bradford Morrow The Prague Sonata (Hardcover)
Bradford Morrow
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Time to Kill (Paperback, Main Market Ed.): Jack Coughlin, Donald A Davis Time to Kill (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)
Jack Coughlin, Donald A Davis 1
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A disastrous chain of events causes havoc in the Middle East. The Sphinx, a symbol of Egypt's ancient history and power, is blown up by terrorists. A visit to Cairo by Iran's national soccer team ends in a bloodbath. Egyptian missiles sink an Iranian vessel in the Red Sea. Political forces are working behind the scenes to provoke a war between Egypt and its powerful neighbour, Iran - a war that would certainly result in an Iranian victory. At stake is nothing less than total control of the Suez Canal, through which most of the world's oil flows. Behind the plot is a sinister double agent known only as the Pharaoh, whose goal is to establish a fanatic Islamic regime on Israel's borders. To avoid a direct military confrontation with Iran, the US turns to master American sniper Kyle Swanson and his team, Trident. Using ruthlessly accurate targeted kills, they go undercover to teach the Iranian leadership a lesson, prevent a war that could strangle the world's oil supply and cause the death of thousands . . .

The Boy Made of Snow (Paperback): Chloe Mayer The Boy Made of Snow (Paperback)
Chloe Mayer
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In a sleepy English village in 1944, Annabel and her son Daniel live in the shadow of war. With her husband away, Annabel begins to lose her grip on reality. When mother and son befriend Hans, a German PoW consigned to a nearby farm, their lives are suddenly filled with thrilling secrets. To Annabel, Hans is an awakening from the darkness that has engulfed her since Daniel's birth. To her son, a solitary boy caught up in the magical world of fairy tales, he is perhaps a prince in disguise. But Hans has plans of his own and will soon set them into motion with devastating consequences. 'Original and unsettling - and just a little bit heartbreaking' Rachel Rhys, author of Dangerous Crossing

Wheels of Terror (Paperback): Sven Hassel Wheels of Terror (Paperback)
Sven Hassel
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Sven Hassel's ultimate tank warfare novel. 'This is a book of horrors, and should be left alone by those prone to nightmares. Sven Hassel's descriptions of the atrocities committed by both sides are the most horrible indictments of war I have ever read ... A great war novel!' Alan Silitoe Stationed on the Russian Front and now equipped with armoured vehicles, Sven Hassel and his comrades from the 27th Penal Regiment fight on remorselessly... All of them should be dead: life expectancy on the Russian Front is measured in weeks. But Sven, Porta, Tiny and The Legionnaire fight to the end, not for Germany, not for Hitler, but for survival. WHEELS OF TERROR is a sobering depiction of war's brutalities, and the violence and inhumanity that the history books leave out.

Canceled Memories - A Novel (Hardcover): Nazik Saba Yared Canceled Memories - A Novel (Hardcover)
Nazik Saba Yared; Translated by Nadine Sinno
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Set during the Lebanese civil war, this novel chronicles the splintering of the Al-Mukhtars, a Lebanese family whose love and trust for one another is strained by the increasing economic, social, and psychological tensions that surround them. Huda, feeling helpless as a housewife, pursues a career as a university professor and immerses herself in her work and students. Sharif, trapped in a static bureaucratic position, begins to resent his wife's success and slowly withdraws from his family. When their marriage dissolves, the couple fight over the custody of their adolescent daughter. In a patriarchal society that favors the rights of the father, Huda is powerless as her daughter is taken from her. Through the author's use of flashbacks, the reader witnesses the stark contrast between the young, idealistic couple and the older husband and wife, who have become increasingly isolated and disillusioned. Narrated through the voices of several characters, ""Canceled Memories"" depicts a Lebanese family seeking to maintain love and trust for each other despite the destructive and corrupting effects of war. Nadine Sinno's fluent translation introduces a wider audience to one of Lebanon's finest contemporary writers.

Good Evening, Mrs.Craven - The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (Paperback, Reprinted edition): Mollie Panter-Downes Good Evening, Mrs.Craven - The Wartime Stories of Mollie Panter-Downes (Paperback, Reprinted edition)
Mollie Panter-Downes; Preface by Gregory Lestage
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"Boldly published, beautifully designed, dazzlingly written. . . . Profound as Katherine Mansfield, restrained as Jane Austen, sharp as Dorothy Parker."--Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, "The Independent"

For fifty years, Mollie Panter-Downes' name was associated with "The New Yorker." She wrote a regular column ("Letter from London"), book reviews, and over thirty short stories about English domestic life during World War Two. Twenty-one of these stories are included in "Good Evening Mrs Craven"--the first collected volume of her work.

Mollie Panter-Downes writes about those coping on the periphery of the war who attend sewing parties, host evacuees sent to the country, and obsess over food and rationing. She captures the quiet moments of fear and courage. Here we find "the mistress, unlike the wife, who has to worry and mourn in secret for her man" and a "middle-aged spinster finds herself alone again when the camaraderie of the air-raids is over."

""Don't think I'm being stupid and morbid," she said, "but supposing anything happens. . . . You might be wounded or ill and I wouldn't know." She tried to laugh. "The War Office doesn't have a service for sending telegrams to mistresses, does it?""

Mollie Panter-Downes (1906-1997) published her first novel, "The Shoreless Sea," when she was seventeen, which became a bestseller. She wrote three more popular novels as well as articles, short stories, and the very popular column "Letters from London" for "The New Yorker."

As the Heart Bones Break (Paperback): Audrey Chin As the Heart Bones Break (Paperback)
Audrey Chin
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In Thong Tran's Vietnam, everyone is at war and no one is who they seem-not his adopted father, a French civil servant, not his Blood Father, the Viet Cong rooster master, not his pro-American journalist tutor. Like them, the boy from the Mekong Delta cannot escape the war. And like them, he too must create shades of himself to survive. But even a conflicted heart needs a home. Thong yearns for a true father and a cause to give himself to. He chooses independence, liberty and happiness-his tutor and the Viet Cong. Tragically, there's no independence, liberty or happiness at war's end. Re-invented as an American aerospace engineer, husband and father-the Viet Cong informer must spend another half a lifetime crossing the Pacific as a defense industry dealmaker before he can set down the bones rankling in his heart.

Johnny Got His Gun (Paperback): Dalton Trumbo Johnny Got His Gun (Paperback)
Dalton Trumbo; Foreword by Cindy Sheehan 1
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"Johnny Got His Gun" holds a place as one of the classic antiwar novels. First published in 1939, Dalton Trumbo's story of a young American soldier terribly maimed in World War I-- he "survives" armless, legless, and faceless, but with mind intact-- was an immediate bestseller. This fiercely moving novel was a rallying point for many Americans who came of age during World War II, and it became perhaps the most popular novel of protest during the Vietnam era.

Citadel Underground's edition of "Johnny Got His Gun" features a powerful new introduction by Ron Kovic, author of "Born on the Fourth of July", and also includes an introduction by Dalton Trumbo.

""Johnny Got His Gun" still remains the most powerful piece of writing to influence me after Vietnam. Upon my return from the war, and after all these twenty-two years spent in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the mid-chest down, I've read many writers that have influenced my life profoundly-- Hemingway, Conrad, Tolstoy, Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King-- but there has been nothing out of that body of great literature to compare to this book... "Johnny Got His Gun" remains the most revolutionary, searing document against was and injustice ever written." --Ron Kovic, from his introduction

"{This} is a terrifying book, of an extraordinary emotional intensity." --The Washington Post

""Johnny Got His Gun" is not merely a powerful antiwar document; it is also a powerful and brilliant work of the imagination... Mr. Trumbo has written a book that can never be forgotten by anyone who reads it." --Saturday Review

"A terrible story, remorseless, uncompromising... this book was a shocking and violent experience." --Herald Tribune

"There can be no question of the effectiveness of this book." --The New York Times

The Verdun Affair (Hardcover): Nick Dybek The Verdun Affair (Hardcover)
Nick Dybek
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The Atlantropa Articles - A Novel (Paperback): Cody Franklin The Atlantropa Articles - A Novel (Paperback)
Cody Franklin; Contributions by Joseph Pisenti
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#1 Amazon Best Seller! Dystopian Alternate History: An ambitious feat of engineering and a continent in crisis For fans of Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle and Stephen King's 11/22/63, comes an epic saga by YouTuber Cody Franklin (Alternate History Hub), with contributions from YouTuber Joseph Pisenti (Real Life Lore). In an alternate timeline, World War II never takes place. Instead, a plan is put into effect by Hitler and the Nazi party to drain the Mediterranean Sea. They promise fertile land, millions of jobs and endless energy. New land to be settled. Living space for a crowded continent. All of Europe came together and signed a treaty to realize this new world, it was called `The Atlantropa Articles' Nazism Survives in A New Europe: by promising to bring endless energy through hydro-electricity and employing millions to build the dams, fascism only cements itself as a mainstream ideology. Hitler is seen as a modern Napoleon, one of the greats for his time. Nazism never disappears. The Reich Remains Eternal: Two millennia later, the Reich run the world. Aryans have become a race of their own, out numbering their neighbors and ruling with a messianic passion towards Hitler. Europe has been united under the banner of the swastika. The Sea Is Gone, the Promise Failed: But the plan of a fertile lush land was never realized. The project took decades longer than anticipated. By the time it is completed, what they find is a salty barren world. Now the Mediterranean Sea is a desert basin known only as the Kiln. Southern Europe has been abandoned. This is where Ansel's story begins. A story of discovery, lies and false prophets. The Atlantropa Articles is an astounding science fiction, alternate history tale that will thrill and transport readers with its detailed world and startling intimacy.

Bridal Chair (Paperback): Gloria Goldreich Bridal Chair (Paperback)
Gloria Goldreich
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Beautiful Ida Chagall, the only daughter of Marc Chagall, is blossoming in the Paris art world beyond her father's controlling gaze. But her newfound independence is short-lived. In Nazi-occupied Paris, Chagall's status as a Jewish artist has made them all targets, yet his devotion to his art blinds him to their danger.

When Ida falls in love and Chagall angrily paints an empty wedding chair (The Bridal Chair) in response, she faces an impossible choice: Does she fight to forge her own path outside her father's shadow, or abandon her ambitions to save Chagall from his enemies and himself?

Brimming with historic personalities from Europe, America and Israel, The Bridal Chair is a stunning portrait of love, fortitude, and the sharp divide between art and real life.

The Thirty-One Kings - A Richard Hannay Thriller (Hardcover): Robert J Harris The Thirty-One Kings - A Richard Hannay Thriller (Hardcover)
Robert J Harris
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The Waiting Hours (Paperback): Ellie Dean The Waiting Hours (Paperback)
Ellie Dean 1
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THE NEW CLIFFEHAVEN NOVEL BY SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR ELLIE DEAN 'The Waiting Hours is a gem of a book, which will touch readers' hearts. Ellie Dean effortlessly evokes a sense of time and place, and revisits a fascinating part of wartime history in a story where strong women triumph over adversity, and it's never too late to find love.' Clare Harvey 'Ellie Dean's loyal readers will be thrilled with this new novel.' Helen Carey ******* Slapton Sands, 1943 War has not been kind to Carol Porter. It took her husband and baby, and with them her heart. At last she's found some peace, working as a land girl at Coombe Farm. But Carol's sanctuary, the whole local area in fact, is about to be disrupted. When Pauline Reilly hears Carol's news she's worried for her little sister. But as rumours about Slapton Sands reach Cliffehaven, Pauline can't help be more concerned for her only surviving son. And despite her sister-in-law Peggy's best efforts, nothing soothes Pauline's fears. As Carol prepares to face the impending upheaval alone her beloved mother, Dolly, swoops in to Slapton, and packing up Carol's life presents unexpected opportunities for them both: Carol looks to her future while Dolly confronts a ghost from her past, and they both have a chance to mend their broken hearts. The THIRTEENTH fabulous, heart-warming Second World War novel in Ellie Dean's bestselling Cliffehaven series (previously called the Beach View Boarding House series). Ellie's next novel - With a Kiss and a Prayer - is available to pre-order now in paperback and ebook. 'An immensely satisfying and entertaining historical novel.' Frost Magazine `Touching, poignant and warm storytelling' Hair Past a Freckle Blog `Saga fans will love The Waiting Hours and I would definitely recommend buying it as soon as possible' Shaz's Book Blog `I just could not put it down' Ginger Book Geek `The characters feel real and authentic' Anne Bonny Book Blog

Stolen Votes (Paperback): Joseph Guion Stolen Votes (Paperback)
Joseph Guion
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A group of Washington DC insiders plan to steal the 1986 Senatorial Election using murder, kidnapping and technology. A Disgraced former Navy SEAL and his girlfriend Beth become possible victims when they witness the murder of a computer programmer friend. Dan, The Cat, Haggery must regain his warrior persona lost in Viet Nam to thwart several attempts to murder him. His girl friend is kidnapped and he must use two SEAL buddies to fight off a massive manhunt. On Election Day his computer expert battles the scheme until The Cat is warned to stop or they will kill Beth. The SEALs must assault a well-defended building to rescue her and stop the plot.

Armstrong (Hardcover): H.W. Crocker Armstrong (Hardcover)
H.W. Crocker
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"The world has a new hero - actually an old hero reimagined - George Armstrong Custer, in this delightfully funny alternative history that's better, or at least happier, than the real thing." -WINSTON GROOM, bestselling author of Forrest Gump and El Paso "Droll satire, this is the West as it might have been if the Sioux hadn't saved us."-STEPHEN COONTS, bestselling author of Flight of the Intruder and Liberty's Last Stand "A good, old-fashioned yarn....There is much to enjoy in Crocker's book." - AUSTIN RUSE, American Greatness "If Custer died for our sins, Armstrong resurrects him for our delight. Not just the funniest book ever written about an Indian massacre, but laugh out loud funny, period. The best historical comic adventure since George MacDonald Fraser's Flashman." -PHILLIP JENNINGS, author of Nam-A-Rama and Goodbye Mexico "Crocker has created a hilarious hero for the ages. Armstrong rides through the Old West setting right the wrongs, and setting wrong the rights, in a very funny cascade of satire, history, and even patriotism." -ROB LONG, Emmy- and Golden Globes-nominated screenwriter and co-executive producer of Cheers "Crocker's Custer, a milk-drinking, sharp-shooting master of disguises, takes us on a series of uproarious adventures in the persona of Armstrong.... Armstrong is an extraordinary hero- a military strategist, a courageous fighter and some sort of dog whisperer to boot. He's also a dashing romantic with a knack for making women swoon....I'll look forward to finding out where duty calls Armstrong next." -- The Washington Examiner "I've thoroughly enjoyed Harry Crocker's latest, a satirical alternative history about Michigan's own George Armstrong Custer, simply and cleverly entitled Armstrong. In Crocker's world, Custer survived a butchering by Crazy Horse at the Battle of Little Bighorn and has become a Victorian paladin and celebrity, doing everything over the top and then some more beyond the top. Crocker knows his history, so his anti-history is knock-down, pain in the stomach, hilarious...Even within the slap-stick outrageousness, there lurk and hover very meaningful and subtle points and comments. In other words, Crocker has produced a fictional masterpiece." - BRADLEY BIRZER, the Russell Amos Kirk Chair in History at Hillsdale College "Action-packed and great for laughs... Fathers will love reading this book with their sons. Patriots will love it, too.... Prepare to delight in American history and heroism, unencumbered by trigger warnings." -- The American Thinker This is the kind of book young people should want to read, which will challenge them and widen their horizons. It is part history, part humor, part drama, and all-around entertainment." - JAMES ROBBINS, author of "Erasing America: Losing Our Future by Destroying Our Past." "A sly and funny revisionist take on an icon of the American West." - City Journal "The conservative novel of the year... Armstrong is a rollicking work of alternate history that doesn't sacrifice accurate details or historical nuance for the sake of your entertainment.... Armstrong's Custer is a hero to love and admire." -- GRACE HOUGHTON, The Conservative Book Club "H.W. Crocker has irresistible fun with George Armstrong Custer...a hilarious adventure." -- The American Spectator "If you like learning history while laughing, you'll like this book...marvelous satire." -- DAVID LIMBAUGH, #1 bestselling author of The True Jesus and The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama's War on the Republic What if Custer survived the Battle of the Little Bighorn? What if he became a gun-for-hire? And what if he made common cause with a troupe of cancan dancers, Chinese acrobats, an eyepatch-wearing rebel cardsharp, and a multilingual Crow scout? Eager to clear his name from the ignominy of his last stand - but forced to do so incognito, under the clever pseudonym Armstrong - Custer comes across evildoings in the mysterious Montana town of Bloody Gulch, which a ruthless Indian trader runs as his own personal fiefdom, with rumors of muder, slavery, and buried treasure. Armstrong is a rip-roaring tale of action, adventure, and hilarity as the ridiculously handsome, astonishingly brave, and highly susceptible milk-drinking cavalryman travels through the untamed West. The Custer of the West Series begins here - and it's a wild ride you won't want to miss.

The Moscow Offensive (Hardcover): Dale Brown The Moscow Offensive (Hardcover)
Dale Brown
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Peace - A Novel (Standard format, CD, Library ed): Richard Bausch Peace - A Novel (Standard format, CD, Library ed)
Richard Bausch; Narrated by Michael Kramer
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Italy, near Cassino. The terrible winter of 1944. A dismal icy rain, continuing unabated for days. Guided by a seventy-year-old Italian man in rope-soled shoes, three American soldiers are sent on a reconnaissance mission up the side of a steep hill that they discover, before very long, to be a mountain. And the old man's indeterminate loyalties only add to the terror and confusion that engulf them on that mountain, where they are confronted with the horror of their own time--and then set upon by a sniper.
Taut and propulsive--with its spare language, its punishing landscape, and the keenly drawn portraits of the three young soldiers at its center--"Peace" is a feat of economy, compression, and imagination, a brutal and unmistakably contemporary meditation on the corrosiveness of violence, the human cost of war, and the redemptive power of mercy.

Catch 22 (Hardcover, Reissued [New Ed.]): Joseph Heller Catch 22 (Hardcover, Reissued [New Ed.])
Joseph Heller; Introduction by Malcolm Bradbury
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A burlesque epic in the tradition of THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK, CATCH-22 exposes the absurdity of war by applying its own demented logic to America's involvement in Korea. The 'catch' is that soldiers have to claim to be mad in order to get out of fighting - but being capable of making such a claim automatically proves them sane. With a cast of magnificently larger-than-life characters who are rushed along at a breathless pace, for once this really is a novel it's hard to put down. CATCH-22 was made into a film.

Nocturne (Paperback): Diane Armstrong Nocturne (Paperback)
Diane Armstrong
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Few know the story of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Polish Resistance ...Even fewer know the stories of the children caught in it ...She closed her eyes and listened to the forbidden Chopin nocturne ...its magic hung in the air. It is Warsaw, 1939, and Elz'unia is an indulged teenager who longs for a heroic life filled with romance. But the outbreak of war shatters all her dreams. As bombs fall, she meets Adam, a taciturn airman whose fate becomes entwined with hers. In despair over the occupation, Adam joins the Polish resistance, then flies bombers for the RAF. Forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, Elz'unia learns that even children must create their own rules to survive. When the Ghetto defies the invaders, and later the entire city of Warsaw rises up, Elz'unia finds strength in ways she never imagined. NOCtURNE is a powerful and inspiring testament to resilience and courage in the face of cruelty and betrayal.

The Colonial Conquest - The Confines of the Shadow Volume I (Hardcover): Alessandro Spina The Colonial Conquest - The Confines of the Shadow Volume I (Hardcover)
Alessandro Spina; Translated by Andre Naffis-Sahely
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The Colonial Conquest is the first volume of Alessandro Spina's epic, The Confines of the Shadow, a sequence of novels and short stories that map the transformation of Libya, particularly the coastal city of Benghazi, under the pressure of Italian colonization. This volume is divided into three sections--The Young Maronite, The Marriage of Omar and The Nocturnal Visitor--which are set between 1912 and 1927. At its outset we find Italian soldiers solidifying their control over Libya's coasts, leaving Libyan rebels to withdraw to the desert and prepare for a war that would rage for over a decade. The readers is then led to explore the divided Libya of the 1920s, when an Italian governor ruled from Benghazi while Sidi Idris al-Senussi, the head of the Senussi dynasty and future Libyan king, governed from Ajdabiya. Voices from all sides bicker over whether to reconcile or fight, though many simply try to make space for whatever small pleasures life amidst political upheaval might allow. Employing a cosmopolitan array of characters, ranging from Ottoman functionaries, to Libyan aristocrats and Italian officers, Spina chronicles the colonial experience in Libya with breadth and feeling. Distinguished by an intimate understanding of East and West, this work and its companion volumes comprise among the most significant achievements of 20th century fiction and stand unchallenged as the only multi-generational epic about the European experience in North Africa.

Where the Poppies Weep (Paperback): James G. Longworth Where the Poppies Weep (Paperback)
James G. Longworth
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Manchester 1903, young James plays in the squalid streets, never imagining it's an apprenticeship to the horror of the forthcoming war, or its consequences. Volunteering later, he is sent to France and Ireland, where he learns to hate, and to endure, but also to love. Like millions of others, he must confront and overcome appalling difficulties simply to survive. Heartache and loss will make him stronger, innocence giving way to belief that he has to fight for what is right, when not all his enemies are obvious. The war over, torment continues at home as he re-adjusts to reality, until a final dreadful confrontation.

Tree Girl (Paperback): Ben Mikaelsen Tree Girl (Paperback)
Ben Mikaelsen
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They call Gabriela Tree Girl. Gabi climbs trees to be within reach of the eagles and watch the sun rise into an empty sky. She is at home among the outstretched branches of the Guatemalan forests.

Then one day from the safety of a tree, Gabi witnesses the sights and sounds of an unspeakable massacre. She vows to be Tree Girl no more and joins the hordes of refugees struggling to reach the Mexican border. She has lost her whole family; her entire village has been wiped out. Yet she clings to the hope that she will be reunited with her youngest sister, Alicia. Over dangerous miles and months of hunger and thirst, Gabriela's search for Alicia and for a safe haven becomes a search for self. Having turned her back on her own identity, can she hope to claim a new life?

Ages 12+

The Abbot's Tale (Hardcover): Conn Iggulden The Abbot's Tale (Hardcover)
Conn Iggulden
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