Books tagged: 1960s

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Bilbo's Bend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Author Aleshia Brevard transitioned from male to female in 1962, not long after sex change surgery, as it was called then, became available. In the years since, she has often wondered what life as a boy might have been if gender reassignment had not been possible. This novel is her answer.
The Dirty Dubliner - A Dan Delaney Mystery
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 76,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In the case of The Dirty Dubliner, the previous Commissioner who had covered up the investigation of a child murder has been relieved of his duties and his reputation of brutal, personally motivated murders as well as contracted assassinations are exposed.
Fred Trump Builder of Trump Village
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Real estate
Fred Trump began his career as a builder of single family homes in the 1920s. For a time he was a supermarket owner in Woodhaven. He started this profitable venture during the Great Depression in 1933. Fred sold out to a supermarket chain and by World War II he was constructing homes for the U.S. Navy from the northeast to Norfolk Virginia. He expanded his work as a builder after the war ended.
The Lock of Indian Springs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Champlain Avenue Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
The Lock of Indian Springs grabs us with an unforgettable narrative voice that draws us into a young boy’s life—and leaves us longing for more. It’s 1960, school is out for the summer, and rural Mississippi yields plenty of excitement for a boy and his friends—play, life’s adventures, dangers, and dilemmas—all experienced and told from the charming point-of-view of eleven-year-old Vern.
The Draft Dodger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,500. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
In 1969, young men of draft age faced two choices: either fight an unpopular war in Vietnam, or immigrate to Canada. This is the story of a young man who chose Canada.
The Devil's Porridge Gang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
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1969. In a town where nothing happens, a gang of kids uncover a kidnapping plot. In the days following the excitement of the moon landings, a group of criminals plan to kidnap the son of a Government rocket engineer - but they don’t expect a gang of kids to get in the way...
Dirty Weekend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
1966. Four seventeen and eighteen year-olds from South London – Carol-Anne, Jeanette, Terry, and Mark – head to Brighton, intent on a weekend of seaside fun. Dancing, drinking, and sex are high on the agenda, and not necessarily in that order. The world is changing fast and freedom is all very well, but brings with it endless complications. Especially as each of the teenagers has a secret...
First Snow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The chance discovery of an old school photo rekindles long-forgotten memories (short story, 1160 words).
Just for Kicks
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: British English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A semi-auto biographical novel written by a South London Rocker known as, ‘GR’, this book looks at the dangerous and exciting 1960’s. Whilst others cringed at their antics, both Mods and Rockers were out to enjoy themselves. It was just that the adult world didn’t seem to appreciate their ideas of fun!
Boys and Girls Together
Series: Father Columba Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,930. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Become immersed in the backdrop of the 1960s Nashville as an undercover Father Columba once again rides to discover the truth behind a tragic death. Along the way, Father Columba discovers a hidden lover’s secret, Nashville’s country music scene, and nuns on roller-skates in Boys and Girls Together.