Contemporary and Historical Fiction Books

Contemporary and historical fiction books by Patricia Furstenberg: contemporary war stories, thrilling action, WW2, and bestseller novels about human and canine heroes.

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Transylvania’s History A to Z: 100 Word Stories

Transylvania’s History A to Z: 100 Word Stories

A – Z, 100-Wors Stories are inspired by Transylvania’s history, from the Paleolithic Period to WW1. Each 100 Words Story is followed by a brief historical reference.

Transylvania’s unspoiled natural beauty, its tumultuous history, and the people who touched it are depicted in this book.
Written as snapshots, tall tales, and descriptive narratives, these 100-word stories are the espresso of creative writing.

“This book will take you on a journey through time.” (5 Stars, Bonnie Reads and Amazon Review)
“An informative history book and an imaginative and descriptive work of fiction.” (5 Stars Amazon Reader)
“An excellent read for anyone like me who loves history!” (5 Stars Amazon Review and on Paddy’s blog)
“You will always discover something new between the words.” (5 Stars Goodreads Review and on Miss Judy’s blog)
I bought the paperback version of Patricia’s book and was delighted by the photos and the short stories.” (5 Stars Amazon Reader and on Dawn’s blog)

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SILENT HEROES

Silent Heroes, When Love and Values are Worth Fighting for was chosen as one of 5 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime:

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Silent Heroes takes a fresh look at the War in Afghanistan, at the souls, the dreams and the inner beauty of those caught in it: soldiers, locals, and the land. For these reasons, Silent Heroes is a narrative that allows humanity to take first stage.

A group of U.S. Marines and their MWD, Military Working Dogs, are the last chance of survival for a small group of Afghan people, the survivals of a city of ten thousand inhabitants. The U.S. Marines fight with bravery to protect the civilians of Nauzad and to fend off the Taliban at Qala-e-Bost, thus protecting Bost Airport, a vital strategic point for the Allies. Faced with questions about the necessity of the war, with the trauma of losing their platoon-mates and the emotional scars of battle, the US Marines race against time in one last battle of eradicating the Taliban before it is too late.

What happens when an educated woman is prepared for the ultimate sacrifice in order to teach reading to the girls in her community? She leaves behind a daughter and a son whose lives become intertwined with those of the US Marines serving at FOB Day nearby. But the Taliban is infiltrated everywhere and is hard to differentiate between friend and foe. One thing is certain: the Marines can rely on their Military Working Dogs.

Silent Heroes is exclusive to Amazon in Kindle, paperback and large print. Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited.

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“The beauty of language is expertly navigated by Furstenberg. She weaves together the words in an almost poetic way. […] there were passages I reread just for the pure beauty of the words.” (Books by Jen)

Involving novel about life in Afghanistan… a flowing story. I recommend this to anyone who wants an involving and informative read.” (Emma B Books)

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*Silent Heroes is the ideal read for the fans of The Kite Runner and Dear John!*

What the readers of Silent Heroes say:

“Although this is a work of fiction there are truths to it that will tug at your heart. For anyone who has not read one of Patricia’s books then I would recommend this one.” (Amazon Review, Silent Heroes)

“The relationship between the dog handlers and their dogs was a highlight of the book. The dogs were given such strong personalities and their connection to their handlers was beautifully portrayed. The story revolves around these relationships and their importance.”

Intense, evocative and heart-wrenching narrative of destruction and hope.”

“This is my first ever military, Taliban, Marines novel and I thoroughly enjoyed it. This book is well researched, well written and very easy to follow.”

“A helpful and unique taste of the War in Afghanistan and helped to disseminate the information in a non-biased way.”

“If your looking for a fast paced read I really can’t recommend this book highly enough. It’s a definite must read.(Mani’s Book Corner)

“A book not to be missed.” (Amazon Review)

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JOYFUL TROUBLE

Take home an unbelievable and humorous true story of an incredible dog and how he found his true, yet unexpected calling. You will love the moving tale of Joyful Trouble, a dog whose love for humans went beyond any human-dog connection. When a Great Dane arrives in a Navy base nobody expects him to win everybody’s hearts, although breaking some rules along the way. With challenges arising along the way, who will stand up for this four-legged gentle giant?
A story that reads like a movie. A charming celebration of innocence loved by all ages.

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Take home an unbelievable and humorous true story of an incredible dog and how he found his true, yet unexpected calling during World War Two. You will love the moving tale of Joyful Trouble, a dog whose love for humans went beyond any human-dog connection – based on historical facts.

When a Great Dane arrives in a Navy base nobody expects him to win everybody’s hearts, although breaking some rules along the way. Yet when unexpected challenges arising, who will stand up for this four-legged gentle giant?
As many have said in their reviews, Joyful Trouble is a story that reads like a movie, it is a charming celebration of innocence, a read loved by all ages and all dog lovers.

What Joyful Trouble Amazon readers say:
“A beautiful and refreshing tale of friendship, loyalty, and love.”
“A real joy to read.”
“I loved the way Ms Furstenberg retells this naval story in the setting of a grandpa and his grandchildren spending time together.”

UK Amazon Bestseller in African Historical Fiction
UK Amazon Bestseller in Children’s eBooks, Historical Fiction
UK Amazon Bestseller in Young Adult, Historical Fiction
UK Amazon Most Gifted Paperback, Children’s

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Why dogs were indispensable during warfare
Amazing, true stories of WW1 dogs
British dogs of WW2, amazing, cute & incredible

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Patricia is currently working on a new contemporary novel with elements of historical fiction that will soon be added to her published books.

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