Books tagged: 1930s

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Equinoctial Gales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,130. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Equinoctial Gales is set in Wellington, New Zealand in 1939. The story spans the six weeks between the Spring Equinox and Guy Fawkes day in the suburb of Kelburn. It portrays a neighbourhood of people who, like the plants in their gardens on the steep hills and against the wind, are each struggling to become established in some way.
Within These Bonds
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Will Evelyn be able to find her way to a better life? Or will her hopes be shattered once again when all is not what it seems. In the 1930’s, men carved out their realm on parcels of land on the Alberta frontier. With their wives and families, they coped with poverty, hard work and loneliness.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 2
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead and nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet and live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life as a private investigator isn't all big cases, excitement and arch enemies. Follow the day to day musings and activities of Nicolette Mace taken from her online blog.
Some Christmas Camouflage: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
On a snowy December evening during the Great Depression, a high-spirited college student impulsively decides to do some spying on a quiet classmate—with unexpected results. A short story both funny and touching, in which mischief brings about a small Christmas miracle. "Some Christmas Camouflage" is a short story, approximately 9,400 words long.
Dear Mother
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Pregnant at sixteen, Sarah draws on the strength from her dead mother to help her face the obstacles her life throws at her. This strength gives her the determination to move forward into an uncertain future as she becomes a mother herself.
Kingfish Ascendant Book One: The Rise of Huey Long
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Before his inauguration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is assassinated in Miami. On a train to Washington D.C., Sen. Huey Long devises a plan to take FDR’s place. Turmoil erupts when he claims to be the true heir to FDR, challenging the political establishment. The army is called out as violence spreads. Will the nation survive the chaos, or turn to the fiery populist from Louisiana as a savior?
Memories of a Ballplayer: Bill Werber and Baseball in the 1930s
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Rich in anecdotes and humor, Bill Werber's Memories of a Ballplayer is a clear-eyed memoir of the world of big-league baseball in the 1930s. Originally published by SABR in hardcover in 2000 and in paperback in 2001, the book is still in print, but now also available as an ebook.
ePulp Sampler Vol 1
Price: Free! Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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This action packed ePulp anthology unleashes 5 new tales inspired by the pulp magazines of the 1920s - 1940s. They are not for the faint of heart. Things will get intense and stuff on these pages can't be unread. But whether you're a nostalgian, dieselpunk, pulp fan, fantasy and sci-fi aficionado, or ebook spelunker, there's something in this collection for you to explore. Sample them all.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
The Fiddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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The glamorous scene of the 1930's Grandeur Hotel is all that anyone can talk about. But with a mysterious fiddle player and an odd service man, who knows what is really happening at this elite hotel? And will it ever be discovered? Start to unravel the conundrum that surrounds this hotel in the very first of this short story series.