Books tagged: 1930s

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Pat's Tavern
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
A personalized history of a Chicago neighborhood as I lived if during the 1930's, 40's and 50's as told through stories, poems and essays including photographs.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Medusa
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The prequel to Beginnings, this short book contains the notes on the police investigation into the Raven Siren's father - Arthur Mace. The book contains reports on Siren's mother, father and sister; all compiled by Frederick J. Barlow before he became a detective, and before he had even come across Siren.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 4
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, 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.
Toad and the Miracle at Croco Lake
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
There is a problem at Croco Lake. The exit channel to the river is blocked by a landslide and it only needs more heavy rain for the whole of the surrounding area to be flooded, including the local village. Toad however has a plan but can all the creatures be saved? And will they be in time? A second book in the series set in Africa in the 1930s.
Me 'n Norman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,260. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Growing Up
A sweet and often humorous collection of autobiographical stories about the childhood friendship of two young boys and their adventures growing up together during the 1930's Depression in a U.S. Naval shipyard town.
One of the Fourteen
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Francis Dexter arrives in London intending to atone for wrongs committed by his former self, Herbert West. A chance meeting in a pub leads to disturbing revelations by a veteran of the Great War, and forces Dexter to relive a terrible journey in the black region between death and life. (Herbert West Series supplement 4)
A Visit to Luxor
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Reformed necromancer Francis Dexter (formerly known as Herbert West) and his servant Andre Boudreau visit Luxor, Egypt in the year 1935. A climb up el-Qurn, the sacred mountain behind the Valley of the Kings, leads to an encounter with bandits, and with one who "was of the old native blood and looked like a Pharaoh." (Herbert West Series supplement 3)
St. Nicholas of Hell's Kitchen
Series: The Silencer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Christmas time in 1930s New York. After escaping through the chimney of an orphanage, Richard Blakemore a.k.a. the Silencer is mistaken for Santa Claus by one of the children and learns that the orphanage is under siege from both a gang of racketeers and a greedy landlord. Richard vows to help the children and their guardians, but his quest for justice leads him to uncover a much larger plot.
Quiet Falling
You set the price! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
Fact or Fiction
Series: The Silencer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York City, 1936: It's a rare evening at home for Richard Blakemore, pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But even though crime never rests, next month's Silencer novel doesn't write itself. Pulp fiction thrives on exaggeration and non-stop action. And as always, the question is how much of the Silencer's adventures are fact and how much is fiction?