Page-turning WWII historical fiction following two young Americans--Sam and Rebecca--as they fight to survive and save others from the Third Reich.
The True Tale of World War I Conscientious Objectors Alfred and Charlie Fattig and Their Oregon Wilderness Hideout
by Paul Fattig
A story of patriotism, loyalties, mountain men and a nation at war...a history lesson as relevant today as ever.
The Goats of Santo Domingo
by Robert McEvilla
(Adventure and Romance in the Dominican Republic)
Central School Junior Police
by Bill Everett
(Memoir of a Federal Agent)
The Devil's Horshoe
by Gary A. Best
(A WWII Air Story)
The Story of One Marine: The World War I Letters and Photos of Pvt. Thomas L. Stewart
by James Gregory
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Summer is very much here in the Northwest, bringing with it some of the hottest temps we've seen in quite a while. And looking at the weather map, it looks like we're not alone. Seems like a perfect time to find a cool spot, grab an ice cold drink, and settle in to a good book.
Speaking of which...we've got some great new titles for you to consider. For example, two of our newer books were chosen as finalists in this year's Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year awards
--Follow Apollo, by Richard Craig Anderson, and
The Long Goodbye, by Michael Archer. And we're proud to announce that
The Long Goodbye won first place in the War & Military category...Congrats to both authors!
In addition to these two fine books, we also have New Releases for WWI and WWII buffs, fans of historical fiction, Americana and even some new books for children under our Paloma Books imprint. Plus two regional titles covering the history and people of the Northwest. A little something for everybody!
So, from all of us here at Hellgate Press, we hope your summer is off to a great start! Thanks again for your continuing support.
Harley B. Patrick
HOT OFF THE PRESS! - NON FICTION
BEGGING FOR CHOCOLATES
A Story of World War II Italy
Italy, November 1944. The "forgotten front" of the European war has the Allies bogged down in mud, snow and ice before the formidable Nazi Gothic Line north of Florence, and Italian natives are desperate. Advancing steadily towards Italy are the forces of Tito and Stalin...
Or How to Survive U.S. Army Basic Training and Live to Write About It
Khalid Saleem is a young, African-American Muslim growing up in a mostly typical suburban family, who, in 1998 at the age of seventeen, makes a major decision that will affect the rest of his life in ways he could not even begin to imagine. Without consulting his parents, he joins the U.S. Army-the "Green," as he calls it. And it turns out to be the best decision he could have possibly made.
A USAF Pilot's Memoir of Gunnery School and Flying the Storied F-86 F
Edward K. Mills II
In the spring of 1957, Edward Mills was awarded the silver wings of a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. Because he finished first in his pilot training class, he had his pick of assignments. To his unbounded delight, on the list of openings was one that he, and many other brand new, single-engine jet pilots, coveted above all others: the opportunity to fly the storied North American F-86F Sabre...
This is Sara Janet Shaw's loving tribute to her husband John Robert, a farm boy from rural New York who served in WWII where he was awarded the Bronze Star, studied Korean, Chinese, and Japanese at Georgetown University after the war, and went on to serve as an interpreter/interrogator with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War...
The year 1968 proved to be the defining year for the U.S. Marines fighting in Vietnam. One month after the New Year, the Tet Offensive shook the world. Just prior to that, the Marines were besieged at Khe Sanh, and would be so for 80 days. Set in both Vietnam and Stateside,
The President's Sandbox vividly recalls the dire events of early December 1967 through May 1968...
EAST TO MEET THE ENEMY A Novel of World War One Aerial Combat
Northwest France. August 1918. Seven American airmen of A Flight of the 15th Pursuit Squadron are "on loan" to the British, sent to fly and fight over the Western Front. Their life expectancy is measured in days and their mission becomes survival...
"Paul Fattig offers more than a lively memoir with Up Sterling Creek...He takes us on an entertaining and highly informative 'people and places' journey through Southern Oregon's historic Applegate Valley...Touching, informative and humorous..."
--Duncan McDonald, Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism and Communication, University of Oregon
The Amazing People, Places & Stories of Southern Oregon
Southern Oregon is rich with amazing tales about its people, locales and events. Historian Dennis Powers has been researching the area for nearly twenty-five years, all while writing hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines and local radio. With continued reference to our area's prime reporters and historians, the 140 stories selected for this volume connect where our "past meets present" and contain a treasure trove of historical gems.
Helicopter Rescue Missions During the Early Years of the Vietnam War
Scott Harrington / Joe Ballinger
During the early years of the Vietnam War, several small cadres of men served their country and their fellow comrades-in-arms from a remote airbase cut out of the jungles of northeast Thailand. The base was named Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, but the men assigned there had a special name for it: "Naked Fanny."....
The World War I Diary and Letters of Elmer O. Smith
Edited by John DellaGiustina
In 1917, U.S. military forces deployed to France and contributed significantly to the Allied defeat of Imperial Germany along the Western Front in 1918. "The War to End All Wars"--World War I--was the largest, most destructive war in human history up to that point. This book places Private Elmer O. Smith's war diary and letters into historical context, describing how a typical American soldier underwent rigorous training and then fought bravely with his unit against a determined German army foe in the brutal conditions and carnage of the Western Front....
In the tradition of Catch 22 and M*A*S*H, Each One a Hero stretches the limits and dynamics of military service. In July of 1967, a rebellious college dropout finds himself serving with the Eleventh Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam. He is not your prototypical draftee...
It's 1989, and Nick Becker has left a promising career as a big city newspaperman to fight for his family's old farmstead in Northern Michigan. While Nick chases stories for the local paper, he also digs through five cardboard boxes of old letters, photographs, and documents left to him by a recently deceased aunt. There he discovers the extraordinary lives of his grandparents--Col. Joe Becker and Anna Johnson Becker, whose lives unfold...from the deadlocked World War I trenches of Alsace-Lorraine into the most decisive battle of the "War to End All Wars."
American merchant ships in the Mediterranean Sea are attacked and plundered by Barbary pirates, their crews enslaved and ransomed by Tripoli's vicious ruler, Yusuf.
But President Thomas Jefferson has a new navy, which he deploys with orders to confront and crush Tripoli.Disaster strikes, however, when Yusuf improbably captures the mighty 36-gun frigate Philadelphia and her 300-man crew...
Winner: Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award-War & Military
In the closing hours of the defense of Khe Sanh Combat Base, the longest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War, Tom Mahoney inexplicably walked away from his platoon, unarmed, and was shot to death by enemy soldiers hiding nearby. His fellow Marines made several desperate attempts to recover their well-liked comrade, but were finally forced to leave him behind-though never forgotten....
"...An exceptional book on many counts. It is very well researched and generously documented. As it is largely autobiographical, the book conveys to the reader a significant you-are-there quality. Plus, there is an element of mystery to this story, which covers more than four decades..." -The VVA Veteran
Richard Craig Anderson Finalist: Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award-Mystery
Follow Apollo, the long-awaited sequel to
Cobra Clearance, Levi Hart puts courage before safety as he leads a team of counter-terrorist operatives out to nab Yuri Bogrov, a billionaire psychopath who threatens to reveal the facts contained in documents stolen from the Vatican Secret Archives...
Follow Apollo is a gripping thriller with a kick-ass protagonist. I'd trust Levi Hart and his team to have my back any day."-Janice Gable Bashman, Bram Stoker nominated author of Predator