Books tagged: 1980s

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One Emma Way: If Houses Could Speak (Apan Series, Book 4)
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
If houses could speak, what stories would they tell? In this Book 4, Tiffany Apan offers two short stories that delve into the supernatural, one titled Snowflakes and the other called Roommates. One is a rather heart-warming story about a little boy who gets his Christmas wish, and the other about a young college co-ed who ends up with a rather unusual roommate situation.
Jimmy and Karen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,120. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
It's the early 1980s in Camden, London, two-tone and punk are pulsing in the air and everyone at school seems to be talking about the four minute warning. This is the story of a gay sixteen year old boy, Jimmy, and his best friend Karen. They are about to embark on their own adventures - love, politics, tangled friendships, parental problems, an attack on a nuclear base... but someone is watching
The Diary of John Banfield 1983-90
Price: Free! Words: 482,900. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00)
John Banfield retired from the teaching profession in 1983 when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved from Lincoln to Eccleshall, Staffordshire, to enjoy their retirement together. John began a diary which recounts their many and varied interests and culminates in his tragic death from cancer. Both mundane and moving, it will be of particular interest to his descendants.
After Last Call
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00)
Set in the 1980's, After Last Call is a suspenseful romance featuring a slowly unraveling murder mystery.
Old Snapshots Volume 1--Quirky Short Stories from Out of the Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.50)
They say every picture tells a story. Well these thirteen stories develop pictures. Old snapshots from a time that really isn't all that long ago, but now seems far, far away. Faded photographs from yesteryear come to life in the articulate writing style of author Jeff R. Lonto.
The Poop Phantom
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
It’s 1986 and sixteen year old Dee Dee struggles through the worst school year of her young life. With wry humor, she dodges nasty bullies, discovering her surprising inner strength.
Phoenix Reborn (Phoenix Series Book 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Find out what happens to Beth after the flames... (Sequel to Phoenix of the Heart) A phoenix by nature, Beth unknowingly runs headlong into the flames, having stirred the wrath of Lucas - a man whose abusive past will ruin them both. The rage he carries runs deep, and she must depend on Glenn to shield her from the firestorm she’s created. Will it be enough?
Stars and Flowers
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 145,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
During her many years as an outdoors columnist in the ’80s and ’90s, Evelyn Klahre Anderson spoke to political figures, Broadway stars, famous scientists, astronauts, recording artists, network newsmen, environmentalists, comedians, and even former presidents and their wives in her quest to learn the impact that plants and flowers had on the lives of these larger than life personalities.
The Tin Boat
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 91,620. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The central character of The Tin Boat is a boatload of children, a teenage boy and girl and three younger boys, on Lake Baringo in Kenya in 1982. They become very friendly with members of the Njemps tribe, and these friendships become important to them when they are caught up in the violence of coup attempt against the President. These events draw them into a thrilling and frightening adventure.
One Too Many
Series: The Rose Leary Mysteries, book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014 by Tough Prose Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rose Leary writes murder mysteries, but she never wants to see another real corpse. She tends bar to buy time to write in 1980s New York City, until her gruesome discovery of a murdered colleague derails those careful plans. Questions about guilt and innocence contaminate more than the crime scene. Danger edges closer, and she has to outwit the killer to save everything that matters most.