Books tagged: 1960s

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The Cult of Mao
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,820. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » General
The small golden lights emerged from my hands and mouth, lighting up the space around me. They swirled in the air, pulled by the currents of wind, before reforming and coming together. The lights returned to me like a million fireflies and swarmed in a tall column over each of my upturned palms. “What am I?” I said out loud.
In the Wings: My Life with Roger McGuinn and The Byrds
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Consistently involved with and at the center of the drama and success of the Byrds, Ianthe McGuinn tells the story of the exploding rock music scene in 1960s Los Angeles. Ianthe's memoir of being a young and beautiful Latina from Tucson getting a crash course in love, loss, sex and drugs, marriage, and motherhood while being immersed in the aureate and vagaries of celebrity.
Ten Visions of the Fab Five
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What if you could lead a fantasy life, I’m talking big as it gets. Nothing could top being a fifth Beatle, at least til you woke up. Just because you don’t remember doesn’t mean it has no effect on you. Especially when that dream continues every night for years on end.
The Invisible Cipher - A Neil Gatlin Thriller
Series: Neil Gatlin Thrillers. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 26,630. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
In a world where secrets hide in codes, a terrible fate rests in the quiet echoes of the night. Neil Gatlin's bad choices and even worse luck only multiply when he stumbles upon a murder. Now he’s in a fight for his life trying to decipher clues to the hidden truth before others’ lies and deception entangle him for good.
The Bed and Breakfast Murder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mrs. Emma Quinn happily accommodated early season guests at her bed and breakfast in the quaint village of Howth, Ireland, until one gets murdered. The arrival of Chief Inspector Desmond Joyce of County Dublin’s Garda Siochana throws suspicion everywhere. After being questioned by Inspector Joyce, Emma’s heart flutters, and not just because she wonders if the killer sleeps under her roof.
Smokey Dalton Boxed Set: Books 1-3
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 303,640. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Called “an outstanding series” by Booklist and “triumphant” by the Chicago Tribune, Kris Nelscott’s Smokey Dalton mysteries boast numerous awards, including finalists for the Edgar and Shamus awards. This bargain-priced boxed set includes the first three books in the series: A Dangerous Road, Smoke-Filled Rooms, and Thin Walls.
"A Trip at Granny's"--a short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recollections of a young boy in the late 1960s of his hip grandma who liked to throw parties in her big old house in an urban residential neighborhood. When she hosts his uncle’s college graduation party, the boy inadvertently finds out the fruit punch is spiked. Then the adventure really begins. Going to Grandma’s house was never quite like this.
The Trees Will Clap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Fruitbearer Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General
With a few quick strokes of a fountain pen, young Yvonnah loses everything familiar, including her name. Clinging to her half of a wishbone that holds a precious promise, she embarks on an often bewildering life. Told from a child’s perspective and intertwined with nostalgic adult recollections, Lacey remembers with comical inquisitiveness her life on the rural Delmarva Peninsula in the 1960s.
The Malcolm X Story Retold: In Search of the Blessed Community
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
This small book is a poetic retelling of the Malcolm X story, in which his life is reframed as a spiritual quest. The book provides a contrast to almost fifty years of writings that focus primarily on unraveling the complexities of his political beliefs and sorting out the details of his intense life and his tragic death by assassination.
No Going Back
Price: Free! Words: 109,370. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Historical » General
It's great to meet someone from home. Andy Horan is delighted when he discovers that he and Martin Prendergast grew up on neighbouring farms, albeit forty years apart, in the West of Ireland. However, he is baffled as to why his attempts to get to know Martin better are rebuffed.