Once a Soldier
Score: 5
From 29 Ratings

Once a Soldier


  • Author: Mary Jo Putney
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1403205 Bytes


A Regency series debut from the New York Times bestselling author whose “endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight” (Sabrina Jeffries). As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her.  Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her match.  Two of a kind, too bra...

We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young
Score: 4.5
From 172 Ratings

We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young


  • Author: Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore & Joseph L. Galloway
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Genre: Military
  • File Size: 6381939 Bytes


New York Times Bestseller: A “powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read” (Col. David Hackworth, author of About Face).  In November 1965, some 450 men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Harold Moore, were dropped into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was brutally slaughtered. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and Albany constituted one of the most savage and significant battles of the Vietnam War. They were the first major engagements between the US Army and the People’s Army of Vietnam.  ...

Once a Soldier
Score: 3.5
From 77 Ratings

Once a Soldier


  • Author : Mary Jo Putney
  • Publisher : Zebra Books
  • Release Date : 2016-07-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781420140934


Once a Soldier Book Description :

"Putney's endearing characters and warm-hearted stories never fail to inspire and delight." --Sabrina Jeffries Rogues Redeemed As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel and meets her. Knowing herself to be too tall, strong, and unconventional to appeal to a man, Athena Markham has always gloried in her independence. But for the first time in her life, she finds a man who might be her match. Two of a kind, too brave for their own good, Athena and Will vow to do whatever it ta...

Once a Soldier

Once a Soldier


  • Author : Benjamin Blackmore
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-06-21
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1074565479


Once a Soldier Book Description :

An extremist cult is threatening Seattle. Can an ex-soldier put aside his own demons to stop them? Ex-military contractor Harper Knox has taken over his family's farm in eastern Washington, ripped up the cherry trees and planted grape vines, hoping that the wine life will ease his PTSD-riddled soul. But he still has nightmares, and he's still diving into the dirt every time a kid sets off a firework. Desperate to taste battle again, he accepts a bodyguard gig in Seattle protecting a doctor involved with controversial AI research. Sometimes the only way to deal with the fire is by jumping back into the flame. Things go bad quickly, and Harper and Italian mercenary Francesca Daly join forces to make things right. Technology and religion collide as the ...

We Were Soldiers Once       and Young
Score: 4
From 81 Ratings

We Were Soldiers Once and Young


  • Author : Harold G. Moore
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781453293591


We Were Soldiers Once and Young Book Description :

New York Times Bestseller: A “powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read” (Col. David Hackworth, author of About Face). In November 1965, some 450 men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Harold Moore, were dropped into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers. Three days later, only two and a half miles away, a sister battalion was brutally slaughtered. Together, these actions at the landing zones X-Ray and Albany constituted one of the most savage and significant battles of the Vietnam War. They were the first major engagements between the US Army and the People’s Army of Vietnam. How these Americans pe...

Once I Was A Soldier

Once I Was A Soldier


  • Author : Daniel Kemp
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-07-02
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798663243865


Once I Was A Soldier Book Description :

Francesca Clark-Bartlett, wife of the American Democratic Party's presidential nominee, seeks more power than she already has. Meanwhile, the attractive yet naive Melissa Iverson wishes she had never inherited her family's vast fortune. After they both become entangled with a 44-year-old, womanizing British intelligence agent, the two women find themselves in a web of deception and mystery. Threatening letters, dark family secrets and connections to persons of power all tell them that the path they tread is wrought with danger. Daniel Kemp's Once I Was A Soldier is a thriller brimming with international intrigue, and a story of poignant self-reflection. NOTE: This is the large print edition of Once I Was A Soldier, with a larger font / typeface for e...

Once a Soldier  Even Parachute Regiment Training Couldn t Prepare Him for the Ordeals He Would Face   On and Off the Field of Battle

Once a Soldier Even Parachute Regiment Training Couldn t Prepare Him for the Ordeals He Would Face On and Off the Field of Battle


  • Author : Phil Tomkins
  • Publisher : Mereo Books
  • Release Date : 2014-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1861511752


Once a Soldier Even Parachute Regiment Training Couldn t Prepare Him for the Ordeals He Would Face On and Off the Field of Battle Book Description :

Travis’ father was a failed soldier, a coward and a heartless bully who tried to disown his son. Now Travis is determined to shame him by becoming the soldier his father could never have been – through joining the Parachute Regiment, the élite of the British Army. His restless urge to prove himself takes him from country to country and from army to army, where he battles with enemies both external and internal until he is finally able to put horror and tragedy behind him and find honour, love and peace. ‘The sounds of the battle were like some crazy symphony, orchestrated by a mad composer and led by an even madder conductor who had decided to play all his heavy brass instruments at the same time and all of his percussion, bass drums pounding ...

One Was a Soldier
Score: 4
From 81 Ratings

One Was a Soldier


  • Author : Julia Spencer-Fleming
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2011-04-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429920246


One Was a Soldier Book Description :

On a warm September evening in the Millers Kill community center, five veterans sit down in rickety chairs to try to make sense of their experiences in Iraq. What they will find is murder, conspiracy, and the unbreakable ties that bind them to one another and their small Adirondack town. The Rev. Clare Fergusson wants to forget the things she saw as a combat helicopter pilot and concentrate on her relationship with Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne. MP Eric McCrea needs to control the explosive anger threatening his job as a police officer. Will Ellis, high school track star, faces the reality of life as a double amputee. Orthopedist Trip Stillman is denying the extent of his traumatic brain injury. And bookkeeper Tally McNabb wrestles with guilt over...

Anatomy of a Soldier
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Anatomy of a Soldier


  • Author : Harry Parker
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release Date : 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780571325849


Anatomy of a Soldier Book Description :

Let's imagine a man called Tom Barnes, aka BA5799, who's leading British troops in the war zone. And two boys growing up together, riding a prized bicycle and flying kites, before finding themselves estranged once foreign soldiers appear in their countryside; and the man who trains one to fight against the other's father and these infidels. Then include the family and friends who radiate out from these lives, people on all sides of this conflict with most everyone caught in the middle. But then imagine not how they see themselves but as all the objects surrounding them do -- their shoes, a helmet, a trove of dollars, a drone, that bike, weaponry, a bag of fertilizer, a medal, beer glass, a snowflake, dogtags, or a horrific explosion that ties them al...

Hal Moore

Hal Moore


  • Author : Mike Guardia
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480445710


Hal Moore Book Description :

The definitive biography of Harold G. Moore, hero of the Vietnam War and author of the bestselling memoir of the battle at Ia Drang. Hal Moore, one of the most admired American combat leaders of the last fifty years, has until now been best known to the public for being portrayed by Mel Gibson in the movie We Were Soldiers. In this first-ever, fully illustrated biography, we finally learn the full story of one of America’s true military heroes. A 1945 graduate of West Point, Moore’s first combats occurred during the Korean War, where he fought in the battles of Old Baldy, T-Bone, and Pork Chop Hill. At the beginning of the Vietnam War, Moore commanded the 1st Battalion of the 7th Cavalry in the first full-fledged battle between US and North Vietn...

Heart of a Soldier
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Heart of a Soldier


  • Author : James B. Stewart
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-11-24
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1439188270


Heart of a Soldier Book Description :

From Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart comes the extraordinary story of American hero Rick Rescorla, Morgan Stanley security director and a veteran of Vietnam and the British colonial wars in Rhodesia, who lost his life on September 11. Heart of a Soldier is the extraordinary story of war, love and comradeship, danger and heroism, told by a Pulitzer Prize winner who is one of our finest writers. When Rick Rescorla got home from Vietnam, he tried to put combat and death behind him, but he never could entirely. From the day he joined the British Army to fight a colonial war in Rhodesia, where he met American Special Forces’ officer Dan Hill who would become his best friend, to the day he fell in love with Susan, everything in his remarkable life...

A Soldier and A Liar

A Soldier and A Liar


  • Author : Caitlin Lochner
  • Publisher : Swoon Reads
  • Release Date : 2019-02-19
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250168269


A Soldier and A Liar Book Description :

In a world on the brink of war, four superpowered teens must learn to work together for peace in Caitlin Lochner's action-packed debut novel, A Soldier and A Liar. Lai Cathwell is good at keeping secrets. As a Nyte, a supernaturally gifted teenager who is feared and shunned by the ungifted, this skill is essential to survival. Orchestrating her own imprisonment to escape military duty has only honed her ability to deceive others. But when rebels start attacking the city, Lai is dragged back into the fight with a new team of Nytes. Thrown together with Jay, a self-conscious perfectionist consumed by the desire to be accepted; Al, a short-tempered fighter lying for the sake of revenge; and Erik, an amnesiac hell-bent on finding his memories and his pla...