Books tagged: 1940s

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Doing My Part
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
When Helen Marshall’s mother is hurt and can’t work and her favorite cousin ships off to fight in World War II, Helen takes a job at a war factory to support her family. When she steps up to help a mysterious German immigrant, she realizes the true sacrifices of war.
Nothing But a Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Henry Cranston is the Voice of radio. His deep tones resonnate the news, the drama and sports over the air waves all day long. His deep tones captivate Gracie Alexander, a succesful fashion designer. After a chance meeting they can heardly get each other out of their minds but will their love stand the tribulations of World War II
Runaway Nudist-book 1 Nudist Series
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In a prequel to Undercover Nudist, murder once more turns up at Oak Grove Nudist Camp. Suspect number one is Barbara Bassett, self-proclaimed thief—"not a robber, they're violent!" who turns up at the camp while looking for a place to hideout from a would-be partner in crime.
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.
Moonbeams From A Jar
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
This is a fictional novel about two brothers growing up in West Tennessee in the 1940's. There are unique small town characters and an intriguing murder mystery. Read about the process of cotton picking, hog killing, gardening and more.
The Ghost of Nan Clarks Lane (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013 by Adrenalin Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Other
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It’s 1940 and twins Jimmy and Patrick are off to catch frogs in the North London countryside. But as the day unfolds, Jimmy realises that the ghost of Nan Clarks Lane may be more than just a story. (Also contains Chapter One from the full length novel A Shirtful of Frogs.) Suitable for both adults and children aged 10+
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
Everything Sucks #2, The Hog House
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
A '50s diner, a dime novel series, and a secret identity. This is Gary's life.
The Sixty-third Anniversary of Hysteria
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Literary fantasy inspired by the Surrealist artists Remedios Varo and Leonora Carrington in Mexico 1941. Published by Lisa Mason in the acclaimed anthology, Full Spectrum 5 (Bantam, Ed. Jennifer Hershey).
Freaks Want Love Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
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Life can be hard. Finding love can be harder. Finding it when you are deformed can be a daunting task. Follow the story of Cougar Johnson - a boy with a birth defect who lives a secluded life on the family farm until the day he decides to step out into the unknown and experience life and hopefully find love.