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Daughters of Smoke and Fire

A Novel

by Ava Homa
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: political, war & military, contemporary women

The unforgettable, haunting story of a young woman’s perilous fight for freedom and justice for her brother, in the first novel published in English by a female Kurdish writer
 
Set in Iran, this extraordinary debut novel takes readers into the everyday lives of the Kurds. Leila dreams of making films to bring the suppressed stories of her people …

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Song from Faraway

by Deni Béchard
edition: eBook
tagged: literary, family life, war & military

A time warp into the strange and painful life of men past, present, and future.

The second time Andrew sees his half-brother, Hugh, is at their father's funeral. Andrew has little interest in the father with whom he grew up, but Hugh, who looks like a country-rock star, is fascinated by the life and writings of the reclusive man he hardly knew. When …

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A Song from Faraway

by Deni Béchard
edition: eBook
tagged: literary, war & military, family life

A time warp into the strange and painful life of men past, present, and future.

The second time Andrew sees his half-brother, Hugh, is at their father's funeral. Andrew has little interest in the father with whom he grew up, but Hugh, who looks like a country-rock star, is fascinated by the life and writings of the reclusive man he hardly knew. When …

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Children of the Moon

by Anthony De Sa
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: war & military, historical, literary

From celebrated author Anthony De Sa comes a raw and compelling novel of love, war and the heartbreaking effects of memory.

"'You must listen to my words. You must promise to tell my story the way I have shared it with you.'"

Tanzania, 1956. A Maasai woman gives birth to a child with albinism. The child is seen as a curse upon her tribe, and so begin …

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The End of Terror

by Howitt, Bruce
edition: eBook
tagged: terrorism, war & military, jewish

Ari Lazarus is a member of an elite Israeli secret agency, which hunts terrorists around the world and eliminates them.

After Israel has been threatened with being “wiped off the map” by Iranian leaders and generals, Ari and groups of Israeli Special Forces determine that the time has come to end terror once and for all. Together, they plan a se …

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Girl at the Edge of Sky

by Lilian Nattel
edition: Paperback
tagged: non-classifiable, war & military, literary

National Bestseller
Girl at the Edge of Sky is a unique, thrilling, sometimes terrifying novel based on the life and death of Lily Litvyak, a female Soviet flying ace and fighter pilot shot down behind German lines in the Second World War. From the bestselling author of Web of Angels and The River Midnight.

Lily Litvyak is no one's idea of a fight …

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Making it Home

by Alison DeLory
edition: eBook
tagged: war & military, family life, small town & rural

Tinker Gordon doesn’t want anything to change. He thinks that if he holds on tightly enough, his family, his tiny Cape Breton Island community, his very world will stay exactly the way it has always been. But explosions large and small—a world away, in the Middle East, in the land of opportunity in western Canada, and in his own home in Falkirk …

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