Books tagged: 1970s

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My Gypsy War Diary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018 by Gabriel's Horn. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
They came under cover of darkness, their guns pointed at my elderly neighbor and only friend, demanding Milo's Bible.  And with the break in, an old story came out--young love, betrayal, blackmail, a treasure stolen and stolen again, a tale of vengeance and a life lived in secret. And there I was, caught between hidden treasure and Tabitha's band of gypsies who would stop at nothing to get it.
The Chameleon From Hong Kong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Growing up in an expat-filled enclave of Hong Kong in the mid 1970s, Clint Khatib is an independent, thoughtful teen who loves music, movies, geography, and imagination. Oh, and he thinks he might be invisible. A reluctant encounter with a high-tech chameleon costume, a free-spirited grandmother, and an underage meditating faux-swami propel him on a journey spanning 2 decades and 4 continents.
The Flip Side of Love
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Prism Book Group. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the unsettled days of 1972, music is the steady focus of Ruth’s life and the high point of each college day. But when her happiness derails in the span of a few seconds time, Ruth is left to piece together a life that becomes fraught with confusion and emotional turmoil.
The Short Stories of Steven Arnett
Price: Free! Words: 39,160. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
This introduction to the writings of novelist Steven Arnett provides a good illustration of its flavor and diversity. It includes several stories that fall into the thriller/suspense genre, and many others as well. Besides this collection, Mr. Arnett is the author of four novels: Winners and Losers, Death on Lake Michigan, The Labyrinth, and The Summer of Robert Byron.
Me
You set the price! Words: 29,460. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
The saying "If you can remember the 70s, you were there" unfolds as four former bandmates of the rock group The Aspirations have their lives changed forever by the war in Vietnam and draft lottery. All of that is only a prelude to what they will encounter during the turbulent decade when the Me Generation seemed to say: "Ask not what you can do for anyone else. Ask what they can do for you."
Conjoined at the Soul
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Randy’s sophomore year is shaping up to be one to remember—if he can just live through it.
Winter Gets Hot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
​Spies, Lies and Murder: Film at Eleven! Will Emily's investigative diligence uncover the murderer and bring justice for those who entrust their stories to her? Find out in this eagerly anticipated sequel to Winter in Chicago!
Fast Punk
Series: Beautifully Unbroken (TM), Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Brooklyn, New York is where it all begins. We are all teenagers. My cousin Pete is the youngest. He plays guitar while my brother, Benny, keeps time on percussion. Mickey rips it out on the horns while I take the lead on vocals. I will take you on the crazy journey of how four Caribbean-American teens make it out of the hard-knock Brooklyn tenements to become Fast Punk.
Sweet Caroline
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,130. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Two babies, CAROLINE, daughter of working class parents Jack and Maureen who struggle on the breadline, and WILLIAM, son of comfortably affluent Charles and Helen, are born within days of each other. Eighteen years later a chance encounter brings them together. But following a series of malicious interventions and misunderstandings, Caroline decides to steer clear. Is the relationship set to fail?
Bait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A camping trip in the Belgian Ardennes takes an unexpected turn when three students cross paths with a fugitive in the forest. As they are forced to make choices, they discover the ambiguity of their own motivations.