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Crazy Rhythm
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Seattle, 1950, private eye Gunnar Nilson comes upon the body of a small-time hustler, Rune Granholm, shot with his own gun. A close friend of Rune’s dead brother, Gunnar looks for answers. Then a paying client prompts him to move on: a wealthy young lady has been receiving menacing phone calls. The cases appear to be connected, but how?
My Life On Request - Pieces of Me
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Richard Alexander's My Life On Request - Pieces of Me is an account of the author's early years growing up in the Home Counties during the fifties. This is a poignant and personal account of post war boyhood surrounded by three brothers and a much younger sister, although Penny does not feature hugely in this masculine take on family life.
Shadow Detachment
Series: Shadow Detachment. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Supersoldiers behind enemy lines in 1950 North Korea get more than they bargained for when hunting a Soviet werewolf.
Anna
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Orphaned at seventeen, Anna arrives in Dublin to live with her estranged grandparents and alcoholic uncle. She receives a mixed reception and the tension in her new home is unrelenting. Just why does Grandpa despise her so much? Set in the 1950s, Anna is a coming-of-age tale about a young girl's journey into womanhood as she discovers herself amid the atmospheric streets of Dublin City.
Martin Model 262 Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Project of 1950
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
The Martin Model 262 was an unorthodox turboprop VTOL fighter proposal designed to fulfill the same requirement as the Convair XFY-1 Pogo and Lockheed XFV-1 Salmon. This ebook features a comprehensive text and 56 high resolution images of the Model 262 and related designs, including plans, artist's impressions, and color profiles of these amazing secret naval aircraft projects of the 1950s.
Trouble in Rooster Paradise
Series: A Gunnar Nilson Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » North America
Oldster PI Gunnar Nilson tells the story of a case he handled in Seattle, 1950. A client hires him to find the killer of a young beauty who worked at Fasciné Expressions, a “rooster paradise” where pretty girls charm male customers into spending big. The heady fragrance of perfumed female can make it tough for a guy to think clearly, especially when the killer is breathing down his neck.
Lucky With Words: The Definitive Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
During the 1950's, Arthur K. Mill must weasel his way through high school and a low paying paperboy job while dealing with increasingly crippling conflicts. This edition also includes bonus essays exploring themes within the story.
Lucky With Words: Part 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,800. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Following graduation in 1956, Arthur K. Mill must learn to adjust to a life of honesty as a series of hurdles make it increasingly difficult to do.
Stopping Inertia
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Only weeks away from her final exams, Inertia receives a call from Aunt Betty telling her that her mother's life rests on Inertia's shoulders. Sifting through her mother's past, she finds an old journal detailing Grace's intense affair with a gypsy named Reynaldo, which resulted in a curse that continues to threaten her. Inertia must quickly save her mother and all of those around her.
Crônicas ... essas velhas histórias
Price: Free! Words: 47,320. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Essay » Sociology
O autor traz reminicencias de sua vida campeira do sul do Brasil nós anos 50 e 60 do século XX, "urbanoíde" e profissional.