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The Dallas Handshake
Price: Free! Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It is 1968, and most of America is thinking about the upcoming presidential election. Not Agent Richard Cox. His only concern is getting out of Ohio. Richard hates his life and career as an investigator at the Bureau of Responsible Masturbation. Filling out reports on auto-erotic asphyxiation is not what he signed up for when he became an agent.
Stevie-girl and the Phantom Pilot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,460. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What would you do if a phantom needed your help? When a small plane crashes behind Jase's rural home, strange things begin to happen. But no one believes him. After all, there's no such thing as a ghost, right? Then he sees his classmate, whose nickname is Stevie-girl, about to enter the legendary haunted house. He knows if anyone can help him solve the mystery, she's the one.
With a Little Help
Series: Tales from the Eastern Shore, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Donny Wilson's act of desperation ends when Jake Sanders saves his life. It becomes a new beginning as he finds in Jake more than friendship, more than affection, more, even, than a lover; and with the help of their mutual friend Maggie, Donny discovers things about himself he never knew. But his history is about to rediscover him, with fury burning in its heart and hatred curdling its soul.
The White Marmon is Parked in Front of the Opus One Cabaret
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Blood was on the killing chute of the Swift Slaughter House though Gitta and Frieda did not see it as they licked their lollipops. In a seedy bar in East Berlin, 1960, a Jewish woman who was in Dachau listens to the theme from the film “The Third Man” being played on the piano.
Demon Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016 by Jezebel Jorge. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A teenage girl comes to terms with her abusive childhood by seeking emancipation in order to find her first love and embrace her powers as a witch.
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.
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Reader's Guide to the Harper Lee Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Included in this new guide to To Kill a Mockingbird: a biography of author Harper Lee, a look at the book's context and literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and an examination of critical questions and essay topics. This is the definitive guide to To Kill a Mockingbird - concise, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and easy to read.
Bagging The Bunny
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & 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.
Murder at Newberry's
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A woman who waitresses at the five and dime during the 1960s is accused of murder.
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.