Books tagged: 1960s

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The Almond People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,320. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
What would you do for a miracle? Miracles are happening all over Calvin, Iowa. A strange cult known as The Almond People hands out magical blue necklaces, and within weeks the wearers of the talismans are healed of all their afflictions. The lame can walk; the blind can see. But there’s a catch …
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.
The Smokey Dalton Starter Bundle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 303,660. 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 starter bundle 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: $2.99 USD. 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: 109,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, 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.
Brightening Over Dillon's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 8, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Biographical
Memories of days gone by. 1960s semi-rural Ireland and a schoolboy’s view of life growing up there. Growing up in the sixties wasn’t always easy, with overcrowded houses lacking in running water, central heating and so on. School could be quite difficult too, with corporal punishment a major issue. But life was happy and there was little pressure on children to have this, that and the other.
Kerouac's Ghost
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Frankie McCracken is still recovering from the Psychedelic Sixties when, while working as a fire lookout in the Canadian Rockies, he finds himself wrestling with a miracle-worker who claims to be the late Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats. This kaleidoscopic coming-of-age novel arrives in 2016 like a note in a bottle from a distant world.
Beyond the Lines
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball
The Dream Girls are back with the same determination and resolve they displayed in Between the Lines. Even though Hattie suffers a devastating injury, her friends help her find a way to negotiate the challenges and focus on what truly matters, seeing their dreams become reality, no matter what the obstacles. A story of unwavering friendship and perseverance, Beyond the Lines will delight readers!