At the seaport of Marseille, the boarding ramp of the ship Altalena was
crowded by Jewish immigrants bound for the newly-established state of
Israel. Altalena was the former LST-138, one of the landing crafts used
by the Allied countries in the invasion of Germany-controlled France in
June, 1944. It was purchased by the US branch of Irgun for the purpose
of bringing arms, combatants, and civilians in the land of Israel. The
name Altalena was the nom de plume of Zionist leader Ze’ev Jabotinsky.

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The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado. $4.99 from Smashwords.com and Amazon.com

Written by Norbert L. Mercado, The Children of
Mars is novel about the Mercado family saga and an unusual friendship during the darkest days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.

72 Hours In Moscow by Norbert Mercado. $4.99 from Smashwords.com and Amazon.com
Written by Norbert Mercado, this novel gingerly presents that man does not live by bread alone, for he isn’t just matter as Marxism argues, but a tripartite being. The novel stresses that man is created in God’s image, has a purpose for living beyond society’s dialectics, and has a reverent desire for freedom, peace, and happiness.

After The Summer Rain by Norbert Mercado. $4.99 from Smashwords.com and Amazon.com
A novel about human struggle against the destructive power of nature. It also shows the unfaithfulness and selfishness of man, as well as his noble qualities, and presents the importance of faith in the midst of severe trials and sufferings.