Books tagged: 1950s

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Prayer Preyer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Fifty years of obstacles have kept Jerry Curtis from locating Father Lockhart. Now, he’s found the priest and is determined to take his revenge for the crime committed against him all those years ago.
The Sprog 2 Graduation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,380. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Abandoned by the only two women he ever loved, Tony Ryan decides to concentrate on his career in the RAF. He is accepted for officer training, and succeeds at becoming a fighter pilot. Before too long, however, the upsets and obstacles of his earlier life seem almost trivial, compared to the shattering secrets he uncovers and the sheer evil he encounters while penetrating a ruthless terror cell.
Done Growed Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When we last left the Mackey Family their lives were in a state of turmoil. Divorce, alcoholism, racism, death, puberty, what WEREN'T they dealing with? Now, the apron strings are cut we will find out! Done Growed Up, the second book in my Apron Strings trilogy, settles us back into the lives of our beloved characters from my first novel.
A Year in the Life of Emilie Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,940. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
"A Year in the Life of Emilie Jones" is a glimpse into the life of '50s housewife.
The Edge of Nowhere
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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Follow Calvin, and his motley crew, as they live for the moment, howl at the moon, chase after love, and eventually fight to protect their turf.
Double Feature
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956: Judy is the designated town slut of Stillwater Creek. After getting thrown out of a sock hop at the local high school, Judy winds up going to the movies with bad boy Hank instead, where a science fiction double feature is playing. However, before the first reel of the second movie is through, the night is interrupted by a very real invasion of flying saucers from outer space…
Lovers' Lane
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956. After a sock hop at the local high school gym, teenagers Betty and Cody drive out to Lovers' Lane together. Betty knows only too well that good girls don't go to Lovers' Lane with boys. But Cody is her one true love and besides, he swore that he'd love her forever or may he be struck down where he stands. But then, an alien invasion shows Betty just what Cody's word is truly worth…
Five Miles to Paradise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Five Miles to Paradise continues the saga of Leah and Sheriff Heck Waterstim. Set in the delta farm country of Lafayettah County, the story picks up where Pale Moon Over Paradise ended. Will Heck and Leah survive the evil, waiting for them in the lonely, forsaken backwaters of a Mississippi swamp? Only time will tell.
Living with Twelve Men: a mother in training
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
A day after their wedding in 1949, Denny whisks his new bride, Betty, to the boys’ dorm on a college campus in Nebraska, where they are to serve as houseparents and role models. The strict church-based campus prompts the young wife to act smarter than she thinks she is and holier than she knows she is. Betty learns lessons as a surrogate mother to 11 young men that prepares her for the real thing.
A Collection of Quests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.