Books tagged: 1960s

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The Last Meridian
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,640. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2017 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A telegram sets off a chain of events that destroys five lives. Nina Ferrer learns the boy she gave up for adoption sixteen years earlier has been arrested for murder, and hires a private eye to uncover the truth. She soon discovers her cheating husband is involved in another deadly plot, and now she can no longer look back; the present is riddled with deceit, and the future looks hopeless.
The Invisible Cipher - A Jagged Journeys' Novella
Price: Free! Words: 22,850. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Neil Gatlin’s bad choices and worse luck only multiply—even when he tries to make good. Will the deciphering skills he learned as a boy rescue him or lead to greater danger?
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.