Books tagged: 1950

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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.
Herbie's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the outside, Herbie’s Diner is just another run-down greasy spoon with bad coffee and overcooked fried chicken, but Johnny’s about to learn that appearances are deceiving. Soon, the coffee’s run out, and there’s a bevy of killers, swindlers, femme fatales, and other types straight out of a private eye flick, looking to put him down for the dirt nap. Only this isn’t the movies.
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.
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.
The Crash Of TWA Flight 903 Cairo, Egypt August 31, 1950
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Egyptian movie star Camelia was given a spectacular funeral in Cairo after the awful crash of the TWA Constellation which took her life. The actress was among 55 persons who died on the 4 engine plane. The TWA propeller plane was similar to one used by U.S. President Eisenhower. Lockheed built the 947A from 1943-1958. My ebook profiles the plane's passengers, the crash aftermath and its causes.
1950s: The Decade of Perfect Housewives, Cadillacs & Zombies
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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The 1950s was the perfect time to raise a family... it was also a period in which it was considered bad manners to talk about zombies. You just had to kill them and get on with your daily life.
Bagging The Bunny
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A personal account of growing up during the idealistic 1950's and entering adulthood during the 1960's is provided through true stories about people who use wit, half-wit and a sense of adventure to tackle life's challenges. Hilarious failures and uplifting successes show that everyday activities provide people with opportunities to paint their lives brightly and boldly.