Books tagged: 1950

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The Hayloft: a 1950s Mystery
Series: Gary Blanchard, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,100. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bobby sox, slow dancing, the communist conspiracy, bomb shelters--and murder. Gary Blanchard gets kicked out of one high school and goes to another--where his cousin died mysteriously six months before. Did Ralph fall from the auditorium balcony, or was he pushed? Gary gets help from two alpha girls, but communist hunters are about to wreak havoc in the community. And watch out for the principal.
Chasing the 400
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
The oldest of 10 plumber's children, sassy & sexy Vera wants to leave her working class Main Line neighborhood to get into "the 400"--1950's Philadelphia's Black Bourgeoisie. When hired as a department store model, she thinks she's on her way. Her brother Bobby dreams of college and a life different than his father's. Will the snobby son of their town's only Negro doctor ruin their plans?
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Ole and Nelse, those swedish brothers
Price: $2.13 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These two wild & crazy emigrant/immigrant brothers are learning that things are never as easy as they think they should be. These light hearted stories from 1930's to 1960's. They are funny poem-stories worded in old swedish slang, about life back then and including a political viewpoint poem about the war in Viet Nam.
Diamond Eyes- A Novella
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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16 year old Annabell Delancey has a controlling mother and a cruel father. Her only escape is dancing. Then one night, everything changes. Love blooms and strengthens faster than Annabell ever thought was possible. But the object of her new affections has a secret. A secret that could ruin everything... Love, danger and mystery all collide in the tale of a girl who's learned to never give up.
an Unexpected Friend
Series: Kids I Grew Up With, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Bob Jordan. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Games
Bobby was a lonely nine year old kid who needed a friend. He was the short kid in the neighborhood who loved to play sandlot baseball but was seldom invited. Today however a suprise was waiting for him. Not only did he get to play ball but he also discovered a best friend in the most unlikeliest place !
Young Archie and the railway robbers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
The book is set in the 1950s, and based in a Staffordshire town. Young Archie Martin is a ten year old boy and an only child. With his parents and their pet Welsh collie dog, Tam, they go on a visit to his Fathers friend’s house to help cut up a fallen tree. Going off looking for a sweet shop leads to a unexpected adventure and the capture of a criminal gang.
London Workhouse, Slums to South Oxhey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
London has managed to keep much of its character over time although much of its luster has been lost. The Victorians did more damage than the Great Fire of Lodon 1066, and the town planners, the village idiots, of the 1960s destroyed more of London, than the bombs in the Blitz.
The Road Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
Bigfoot's River of No Return
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Aliens arrive on Earth years before the birth of Christ. Murder, resurrection, defeat, and success give the aliens reason to set up their community in a very rural Idaho community. The aliens possess abilities to discourage detection,while openly interacting with humans. Bigfoot is finally exposed, only to eliminate the exposing human.