Books tagged: 1960s fiction

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Scattered Pieces
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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When Katie's little brother is snatched in 1946 it tears her family apart. It's only through her friendship with the irrepressible Marilyn and Marilyn's handsome brother Tom that she navigates a lonely childhood. In college, studying psychology helps Katie understand her mother's mental illness and her own fears. And it leads to a client who may know something about her brother's disappearance.
Scholarship
Price: Free! Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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The Rocks Preparatory School for Boys lived in its own world. 140 odd boys and 16 teaching staff inhabited the school, mostly isolated from the outside world not just by the boundaries but also by the society they formed for themselves. Like all communities, most conformed, but some did not. A story of friendship and loss at a 1960s boarding school.
Stan by Me
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"CARPE DIEM! IDIOT." Follow Ollie Schurtz as he ventures back to his hometown of Havendale, Missouri for a Christmas holiday he won't soon forget. After losing his job and nearly being killed by his father, Ollie bends the ear of his childhood friend, Stan Tubbs. The two recall what it was like to grow up in Midwestern America during the 1940’s and 1950’s.
MOLOKA'I NUI AHINA, Summers on the Lonely Isle
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,540. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Julia Daniels, a Moloka'i pioneer woman of mixed blood, invites her grandsons Jeff and Ben to spend summers with her at her ranch on the east end. She shares the ranch with Chipper, an alcoholic war hero with a life estate bordering the swamp. The brothers roam a paradise of fishponds, waterfalls, pristine valleys, and mountains with herds of deer. Jeff meets the Kahuna Woman who freezes pictures of her enemies, the TS who seduces the Chief of Police, the man who refs cock fights in Kaunakakai, the sexy divorcee who lives in the Saddle Room, and the prodigal grandfather who returns to woo Julia. These characters help shape Jeff's sensibilities as he discovers the secrets of his grandmother's wild past in Honolulu and the intensity of her struggles on the Lonely Isle.
The Missing Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pregnant at 16, Mary Frances was expected to bear her baby secretly and forget about it. Years later, discovering that the home for unwed mothers she was driven to while blindfolded never existed, she returns to Pennsylvania to confront the driver, her mother. But her mother isn’t talking. To find her child, Mary Frances must unravel a conspiracy far more tangled than anything she can fathom.
The Delay of the Parousia
You set the price! Words: 84,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Aryl Vennuhel must live and find a meaningful coexistence with people he does and does not like. Set in the sixties the adoptive boy from India runs the gauntlet of experiences that only a North American parochial village offers.
Uncle Lester: Betrayal, Rape, and Revenge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lester Clark remembers the first girl he raped. They were out on a date. She started resisting him, calling him a “creep.” That flipped a switch in Lester’s head. She never reported him.Neither did the next nine to follow. Now, his niece Doris is a spirited girl who won’t give in to him. Will she be just another screw, or will she screw him?