Books tagged: 1980s

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Maggie’s Milkman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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'I’m voting Tory me, I’m Maggie’s Milkman.' Meet Mal, a young, handsome milkman whose reputation as a capable lover quickly spreads around the South Wales valley where he lives. But will his lothario lifestyle survive the plans that Thatcher has for the coal mining industry or will his support for the Tories come back to haunt him?
Son of a Preacher Man: Growing up in the Seventies and Eighties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,150. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Sin will take you farther than you want to go, keep you longer than you want to stay, and cost you more than you want to pay. Rodney Jetton grew up in the Seventies and Eighties as the son of a Southern Baptist preacher. Being a pastor’s son can be challenging, and his autobiography does a great job of providing us with a candid and sometimes humorous look at what goes on after the Sunday sermon.
Life Will Have its Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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The lives of two women behind the Iron Curtain take an unexpected turn when they discover a young girl outside their building. The girl, who looks like she just stepped out of a photograph from the 40’s, offers little to explain who she is or where she came from. When events come together to reveal her true identity, pieces of a tragic past reemerge to alter the future of everyone involved.
Phoenix of the Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,770. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Warning: This humorous–but tragic–love story set in the 1980s is guaranteed to please & tease all your emotions. Devoted teacher, Beth Lynn, falls hard for Scott Reiner, also known as The Keeper of the Lighthouse. He enters her world through the most unlikely of places–her computer. The handsome stranger rescues her from humiliation & his unconditional love becomes the catalyst for Beth's journey.
Signs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Signs is a magical story in which two young adults who had known one another in childhood are reunited during their sojourns in Europe. It follows the extent to which their lives are unfulfilled until their accidental reunion. Throughout the book both characters notice objects around them that communicate their own thoughts and feelings.
Bartender Wanted
Series: The Rose Leary Mysteries, book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Tough Prose Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rose Leary tends bar in 1980s New York City to subsidize her writing career. When someone keeps killing women at her job, Rose suspects she's next. Despite official warnings to leave sleuthing to the pros, she struggles to find the murderer in a desperate race to save herself and her work. Smart and stubborn Rose brings her sharp wit to the search, defying her fear with dark humor. And cocktails
Miss Understanding
Series: The Misadventures of Robin Jane, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
All's fair in love and war. Armed with only two suitcases of clothes, a bead-dazzler and her giant brain, Robin Jane attempts to solve her dating dilemma by traveling to another country.
5150
You set the price! Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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A tale told by a young madman, 5150 is a firsthand account of a descent into madness, institutionalization, escape, recapture, and eventual release. The young protagonist haunts the gritty underbelly of the San Francisco Tenderloin in the 1980's. Psychosis and cigarette smoke intertwine in a coffee-ringed world of hairspray, dyed black hair, hobos, and hospital gowns.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Five
Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,610. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Daron's ongoing tale of coming out and coming of age in the 1980s continues. The pressure cooker that is the tour bus has been affecting everyone, but will it ultimately fuse the band together or crack them apart? The final leg of the Moondog Three 1989 tour hits Toronto, the midwest, with New York City still to come. Daron and Ziggy have learned a lot about each other, but is it too late?
The 8th Million Way to Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia.