Books tagged: 1930s

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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 » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Murder at Eastern Columbia
Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Los Angeles. 1931. James Murray, clerk in the Junior Boy's department at the swankest new department store downtown, suddenly finds himself trying to solve the murder of his best friend before time runs out. "Murder at Eastern Columbia" is two novels in one: two parallel stories, featuring two heroes, working two murders in two different versions of 1930s Los Angeles.
Kings of the Comic Books
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1938, Steve and Curly look for work writing and drawing the early comic books. From disaster to triumph to fresh disaster, they struggle for a foothold in careers behind the scenes of the four-color adventures.
Hard News: The Coming of Age Story of a Criminal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Being a crook doesn’t mean a person is dishonest. Dishonest people are mostly elected or placed in positions of power that are above their emotional or mental quotients. People who only divert money, crooked or not, are honest about it. It’s the ones who want to control you that are the most dangerous. And you can recognize them in an instant. Resist them.