Books tagged: 1980s

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 114 results (Try using more keywords)

Trailer Trash
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,380. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Cody’s dirt-poor, from a broken family, and definitely lives on the wrong side of the tracks. Nate’s dad says Cody’s bad news. The other kids say he’s trash. But Nate knows Cody’s a good kid who’s been dealt a lousy hand. In fact, he’s beginning to think his feelings for Cody go beyond friendship.
A Private Place
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Coming of age
Abbie Hart feels like a fish out of water when she arrives at Miss Katherine's School for Girls. She soon finds herself in a sticky situation when she discovers she is sharing a room with two stepsisters who vehemently despise each other. Will Abbie escape being in the middle of a murderous rivalry that puts her life in danger or will her roommates' final confrontation also destroy her?
They Call Me Yankee Woman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,340. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What happens when a college-educated, Italian-American woman geologist moves to Texas to work in the oil fields? She gets a new nickname, fends off the advances of a coworker, finds oil, falls in love with an oil baron's son, sees too many tarantulas and scorpions, eats a lot of dust, and learns that she is stronger than she thought.
Inungilak
Price: $5.94 USD. Words: 143,440. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Inungilak is set in the 1980s. The Cold War is still hot, The Distant Early Warning Line is still protecting North America from nuclear attack, and the Russians are still up to no good. Naomi Solomon was a newly minted Ph.D. with a brilliant academic career ahead of her, a nice Jewish girl from Brooklyn who had never been off the pavement… and she was also an undercover C.I.A. agent.
Separation Anxiety
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 19,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Screenplays » Comedy
An English-speaking teen girl comes of age in Quebec during its push for independence; all the while her own family becomes unraveled. The political undertones reflect the political climate that was metaphorically dividing Quebec not only from Canada but from within, driving away English Canadians from their homes that they’ve lived in for generations.
Pietrov And Other Games
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,410. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A Russian scientists goes missing at the height of the Cold War. The Russians want him back. The British and the Americans want him to defect. This is the Cold War in divided Berlin during the 1980s, a chilling time, when the three great powers played their silly, and often reckless, games.
Four Minute Warning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Alternative history
Caught in a supermarket, when the nuke alarm goes off, Luke and David admit some unspoken truths to each other before the bombs fall. Tracy and Jimmy know you can't survive a nuclear war, even if civil defence leaflets and radio broadcasts claim otherwise. Two tales of love and loss and nuclear war of 5700 words or approximately 20 print pages altogether. Warning: Dark content, swearing.
Overdose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Camilla, a kindhearted but not fully competent young doctor, works in a psychiatric hospital in southern England. Having fallen under the spell of an enigmatic senior colleague, she is struggling to combine the demands of her job with pursuit of their illicit affair. After one of the patients in her therapy group takes a fatal overdose, Camilla gets involved in some tragicomic misadventures.
Talk of the Toun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Effortlessly capturing the religious and social intricacies of 1980s Scotland, Talk of the Toun is the perfect mix of pathos and humour as the two girls wrestle with the complications of growing up and exploring who they really are.
Five Boxes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015 by Hunter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
WINNER IN THE 2016 LAKELAND BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARDS (UK) - ZEFFERELLI'S PEOPLE AWARD Thirty years after leaving his home in the Lake District of England for life in Australia, Mark MacLean gathers five boxes of his youthful possessions and ships them back to Australia. Following on from his bestselling A Year Down the Drain, Mark MacLean’s new book is a hilarious reflection on life then and now.