Books tagged: 1980s

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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.
Gang Of Losers
Price: Free! Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Gang of Losers is a heartfelt and offbeat novel about 16 year-old Theo Hanlon's efforts to make it as a musician and form a band. Set in the summer of 1983, the novel captures the excitement of growing up and experiencing the intoxicating lure of music, sex, alcohol and independence for the first time.
I am Akbar Agha
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by First Draft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Akbar Agha’s memoir tells a story of war, friendship and political intrigue. The story starts in the trials of the 1980s jihad. Akbar Agha offers a sometimes-critical account of the post-1994 Taliban administration and reveals his role in the Jaish-e Muslimeen opposition group post-2001. He ends with an analysis of the problems afflicting Afghanistan and a vision for its political future.
Learning to Kiss Girls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Tulabella Ruby Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
It’s 1984, and Helen Blumenstein, age 14, wants to learn about kissing girls. She’s scared of being different. Helen will have to find her own voice and decide if she is brave enough to be exactly who she is supposed to be, even if that means being a little bit queer.
Where The Heart Is
Series: Never Forget, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » General
Book 5 of the Never Forget saga. Ellie and Viva are now successful businesswomen, battling to keep their marriages, families and careers. In the greedy 1980s, can these two young women really have it all? Or will sacrifices have to be made?
The Laws of Gravity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Punk
Author Lisa Ann Gallagher recounts her early adulthood in the Detroit Punk Rock scene of the 1980's-1990's.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
Expect It When You Least Expect It
Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Short story about a teen during the mid 1980's and his job at a local grocery store.
Luck Runs Out At 55 Miles Per Gallon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
This YA short story by Thomas Howe follows the tale of Hank Nichols as he maneuvers his way through 1988 high school life. Adapted from the classic Grimm fairy tale "Hans In Luck".
Another Throw of The Dice
Price: Free! Words: 101,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It is the mid-eighties when a group of expatriates from Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, the United States and Japan meet and form friendships in a small country in the tropical south Pacific. Developing friendships with local people help to establish familiarity with the culture and lifestyle of the society. Over time, past lives are glimpsed and are woven into the fabric of the narrative.