Seemingly the only person left alive after the holocaust of a war, a young girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must somehow escape.
- Author:O'Brien, Robert C.Summary:
- Author:MACLEAN, AlistairSummary:
Seven men and women are parachuted onto a mountain in wartime Germany; their mission - to rescue an American General from Gestapo HQ.
- Author:Oksanen, Sofi, Rogers, LolaSummary:
From the internationally acclaimed author of Purge comes a chillingly suspenseful, deftly woven new novel that opens up a little-known yet still controversial chapter of history: the occupation, resistance, and collaboration in Estonia...
- Author:Kerr, JudithSummary:
In 1933, nine-year-old Anna is too young to worry about Adolf Hitler and about being Jewish in pre-war Berlin. Suddenly, however, everything changes..
- Author:Mallinson, AllanSummary:
The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make...
- Author:SCOTLAND, TomSummary:
Memoirs of a West Australian-born "Pathfinder Force" pilot who served in the RAF in Italy during World War Two. The author recounts his experiences in flying over sixty combat missions to mark targets for bombing raids.
- Author:Deary, TerrySummary:
"The facts behind these stories are true. However, they have been dramatized to make them into gripping stories, and some of the characters are ficticious."
- Author:REEMAN, DouglasSummary:
Drama and excitement at sea involving a flotilla of five British motor torpedo boats.
- Author:Jack HigginsSummary:
Surviving a helicopter crash, Ellis Jackson is taken prisoner in Vietnam and placed in a special camp designed specifically for brainwashing. His beautiful Chinese "instructor", Madame NY, seduces him into confusion, but...
- Author:BRUNE, PeterSummary:
The Kokoda Trail is part of Australian military folklore. This is the story of the Kokoda Campaign, portrayed through the eyes of the Australian soldiers who fought the battle.
- Author:Minot, SusanSummary:
Tells the story of two extraordinary young women: Esther, a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to commit unspeakable acts, and Jane, an American journalist traveling in Africa, hoping to give a voice to...
- Author:GREEN, HilarySummary:
It is 1924. The theatres of war are North Africa and Italy . All eyes follow the front, but behind the scenes a messier war continues, an improvised game of snatched triumphs, terrible mistakes and tortuous uncertainty.
- Author:DEAN, Marjorie MSummary:
Author's spirited account of the exploits of a group of land army women during WWII in Britain.
- Author:FINDLEY, TimothySummary:
In 1915, Robert Ross, a young Canadian, enlists in the army as an officer. His experiences of a training camp, of the trenches in Europe, and the ever present threat of death are vividly retold.
- Author:Wells, H. G.Summary:
In The War in the Air, the astonishingly prophetic vision of H. G. Wells reveals how one invention can change the world. Before the World Wars, Wells predicted that airplanes would be used for bombing, that urban areas would become...
- Author:INNES, HammondSummary:
A novel set during World War Two and proposing an attempt by Nazi agents to secure a new type of diesel engine which would give them air superiority.
- Author:LUDLUM, RobertSummary:
Stephen Metcalfe's spy network is dismantled by the Nazis. Stranded in the midst of war-torn Europe without a contact, orders, or a contingency plan, he is possibly the only hope for the dwindling remains of the free world
- Author:HARRIS, A.M.Summary:
After three years of war, the tall man knew the shell-pocked ground in Korea as well as he knew the Blue Mountains of his home outside Sydney. The tall man had to organize more missions, to send more patriots behind enemy lines, but...
- Author:J.G. FarrellSummary:
In the Spring of 1857, with India on the brink of a violent and bloody mutiny, Krishnapur is a remote town on the vast North Indian plain. For the British there, life is orderly and genteel. Then the sepoys at the nearest military...
- Author:LOANE, BillSummary:
A dramatic true story of survival in the north Kimberley region of Western Australia after the MV Koolama is attacked and bombed by three Japanese float planes in February 1942.