Books tagged: 1957

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Misery Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,410. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2009 by Vicann Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Murder, suicide, rape, witnessed through the eyes of an angry teenager. Follow Vance Remke as he discovers shocking family secrets and befriends a bootlegger, who teaches him humanity and coal mining. But the bootlegger's daughter hates Vance and threatens his life. He fights to keep his girlfriend and kills a child to stay alive. Vance brings justice to his enemies but at what price?
Memory Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Memory Lane, America’s newest theme park, promises to provide its guests with “golden memories.” Alice hopes Memory Lane will provide her with a week of personal healing and family bonding. Instead, Alice and her cousins Patrick and TJ find themselves struggling with psychotic bullies, with the pain of young love, and with a shocking family secret that was, perhaps, better left in the past.
Music of the Spheres: An Unfinished Journey
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rain bounced off the bonnet of the car, the wipers working at a furious speed did little to improve my vision and reflected my inner agitation. Orange patches of light shed a comfortless glow on the road. As the red traffic lights loomed in the mist, I applied the brakes. Nothing happened. I pumped the pedal, and panicked."
Waite For Midnight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Vivian Waite has spent her entire life pretending to be someone else. As a KGB mozhno in 1957 Florida, she seduces whomever her novator and would-be paramour Viktor Petrov has targeted for her. Her life is changed dramatically, however, when a small oceanographic firm in Florida discovers a dangerous breach in the American coastal defenses exposing a secret.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Prom Dreams, A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Why can't Paula go to the prom and will her boyfriend decide to take another girl?