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Those Were the Days
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,280. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A chronicle of growing up in small-town America in the 1950s, a magical time in a magical place.
Once Upon a Time in Seattle
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A collection of Emmett Watson's tales about his beloved city of Seattle. The more things change the more they stay the same; Past and Present seem little different in the city of Seattle.
The Bigg Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
(Dubois Files book #4) It was September of 1953. Jimmie, George and Cora were moving into the upper level classroom of their two-room schoolhouse, leaving their friends Laszlo, and George's sister Ruby, in the other room. But on the very first day of school, someone began yelling at Ruby! And then there was Mr. Bigg. Why did he act so mean?
Swing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Orphaned and the only caretaker for his crippled brother, Trey Cunningham works at the local soda shop after school. Though he’s the best dancer in town, the missing growth spurts and local bullies team together to obliterate his chances to find a girlfriend. When another orphan arrives in town, she seems the perfect partner’if she was allowed to dance. But the girl of his dreams hides secrets far
Quest for a Father
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is the 6th book in the 'Adventurous Quests' series of thriller novels set in the world of the 1950s, when people hadn't quite recovered from the war and were on the brink of being plunged into a cold war stand-off with Russia. 'Quest for a Father' takes Clemency and Andrew to Spain, at a time when recovery from war was even slower, and there were secrets and dangers round every corner.
The Animal King of Nineveh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The 1950's - imagine it, travelling from Iraq to Australia, and to most magnificently return - this is the fate of two brothers, and here is there story to read.
Going Widdershins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
It’s 1958, and unresponsive catatonic housewife Emilena Lamb is transferred from Bridgeton Psychiatric to Summerland, a residential facility for “female hysterics.” Here, treatment includes Nature worship and lunar observation, and the rules of modern medicine don’t apply. As Emilena comes out of her shell, her psychiatrist is forced to question whether science has all the answers after all.
Recycled Hero
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2018 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Busted-up soldier John Scully tries to regain control of his life by helping some stranded folks “From Away” regain the safety of their home planet.
The ABZ Affair
Series: Dubois Files, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,970. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
(Dubois Files book #3) George Harris liked writing messages in secret code. In August of 1953, he learned one that was tough to crack, and taught it to his sister Ruby, and then to his friends Jimmie Mosher and Cora Dubois. But someone listened in on their conversation and stole a coder. The children were playing games, but what were the adults up to?
The Hitchhiker
Series: Dubois Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
In The Hitchhiker (Dubois Files book #2), Cora's family gives a hitchhiker a ride. He didn't seem to speak English, and Cora's mother thought he was ill. Then Jimmie went exploring and found more than he expected. The hitchhiker was not only sick, but he wanted the children to help him. It took four of them to solve his problem.