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The Arrival

By Max Edwards 13  (booksie.com)

In an alternative 1963, the smaller states across the Iron Curtain are suddenly and unexpectedly called to battle as the western powers engage in a brutal war against the USSR. Colonel Leskinen emerges as the sole survivor of a conflict in north-eastern Finland, and by some miracle, finds his...

Short Story | Updated Dec 11, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Military,Conflict,Cold,Finland,Europe,Soviet,Union,Ussr,Russia,20th,Century,Khrushchev,Communism,Capitalism,Nuclear,Nato,Iron,Curtain.

raymond_paulson

The Reflection Of The Snow

By Raymond Paulson  (booksie.com)

It's 1944 and Finland has just been attacked by the Russians. Four Dornier Do 17 bombers are sent to bomb Russian air bases but one gets shot down. Only two members of the crew survive. They face hard hitting questions and these questions will ultimately decide their fate as the cold Russian...

Short Story | Updated Nov 26, 2014 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Finland,Bombing,Wwii,Survival,Snow,Death,Cold

drwink

Between The Cartwheels

By Drwink  (booksie.com)

In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. Between the Cartwheels is the sequel to that cartwheel, his...

Book | Updated Sep 29, 2012 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Adventure,Africa,Europe,Israel,Greece,Italy,France,Spain,Morocco,Portugal,Switzerland,Ireland,Northern,Scotland,Britain,England,Great,Belgium,Holland

pdlodge

Overnight To Helsinki

By Pdlodge  (booksie.com)

Richard finds a routine overnight ferry journey from Stockholm to Helsinki more eventful than he imagined when he stumbles across a blackjack game with a mysterious dealer...

Short Story | Updated May 8, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gambling,Violence,Cards,Blackjack,Casino,Cruise,Ship,Ferry,Adventure,Action,American,Finnish,Finland,Sweden,Stockholm,Helsinki,Card,Game,Risk,Surprise

The Tree Atop Yksinaisyys Hill

By Adam Andexler  (booksie.com)

Fictionalized "folk tale" of how I met my girlfriend.

Short Story | Updated Apr 15, 2012 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Finland,Fiction,Creative,Writing,Short,Story,Romance

tarja

I'm Not There

By Tarja  (booksie.com)

Ada moves to Danby and falls in love with a mysterious gorgeous man with a limp, who is immortal. ***not a vampire book!!!!! btw not edited at all

Novel | Updated Mar 3, 2010 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Romance,Immortality,Pain,Hurt,Darkness,Fordidden,England,Finland,Sweden,Nightwish,Gothic

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