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Starfall ~ A Stan Wade, LA PI Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Stan Wade, young, LA-based PI, gets a new, but secret, assignment from his number-one client, Walt Disney. The elder cartoonist and filmmaker wants Stan to investigate a death at Edwards Air Force Base. But Stan uncovers much more than a suspicious death…putting his own life—and the lives of those closest to him—in danger.
Sicilian Quilt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
For Val at 19, the summer before our rebellious 1960s is a pivotal moment. Annoyed by gender roles, estranged from a housebound mother and conventional sister, she’s deeply attached to her father, the driving force behind a covert system that keeps the wrong ethnics out of posh Grosse Pointe. Her new sex life flaunts taboos, and her pursuit of family secrets leads to a life-altering confrontation.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
The Daytona 100-1959
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
The Daytona 100 - 1959 tells the story of the only open wheel auto race that was contested at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Johnny Cool
You set the price! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
it is 1959, Johnny went to the private party. He is a cool guy. Sandra toward him to dance. Later during the streetcars race, the stranger guy pushed Johnny at the cliff to the never ending vortex. he closed his eyes. he went to the heaven and wanted a challenge to win to go back to his life. if he win.
Visiting Mary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Emotions, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
(Chosen by 4 newspaper editors in Texas) Days before Christmas in 1959, a 10 year old daughter and distraught mother walk to visit the mother's best friend Mary. While the mother tells Mary she is packed and ready to leave her husband, the saddened daughter listens and suddenly finds a framed photo of her once happy parents in Mary's parlor. Mary convinces the mother to.....
A Trophy For Arvie
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
They were the best of friends in 1959. Entered into a marathon consisting of three revolutions around the town common. Preston and Arvie agreed to end on the same foot - Preston stumbled to the ground and Arvie the victor returned to assist his friend. His demonstration of unselfishness was that of a true human being. Arvie died in a helicopter crash in Vietnam in 1969.
Harbor Delights
Price: Free! Words: 124,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Max Miller ventures to Grays Harbor in 1959 to see an old flame, Sharon Rose. He tries to help Sharon, who has been in an abusive relationship and is plagued with guilt over her mother's attempted suicide. Max also becomes obsessed with treacherous Nancy, a type of Circe, who uses him to incite her boyfriend's jealousy. As a result, Max places himself in great peril on the North Beach.
Misery Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,320. 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?