Books tagged: 1980s

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Happy Families
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,640. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
With her preschoolers gone for the day, Julie's classroom was peaceful and orderly - words that didn't describe her life. Devoted as she is to her work, a privately-run co-operative is its own little world. In it Julie often finds herself threading a hazardous path through parental games and conflicting wants.
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.
Blasters of Forever
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
1984: Screenwriter Simon St. John makes his living writing toy tie-in cartoons and dreams of getting his screenplay produced. When Simon invents the time travelling cops Blasters of Forever, a portal opens inside his living room and none others than the Blasters of Forever hop out. They explain that they are from the future. But the evil Doctor Chronos, their sworn enemy, is real as well...
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.
Images of Broken Light
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
On a cool night in December of 1980, four shots ring out on the Upper West Side of Manhattan—and for millions of people around the world, and three New Yorkers in particular, nothing will ever be the same again.
The Gaslite Motel
Price: Free! Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
A crippled, anxiety-ridden Philosophy student becomes a tourist-motel night clerk in suburban Orange County in the early 1980s, working for a stern entrepreneur from Taiwan and an alcoholic couple who manage the day shift. They are later replaced by an Evangelical Pentecostal couple. Together they witness crime, vice, love and grace in a world that refuses to be simplified.
Dangerous Boys
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,370. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2018 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Coming of age
All they had was each other…and nothing to lose… Dangerous Boys by Greg F. Gifune.
Murder on the Fly
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
San Francisco, 1981. Danger is in the air and nothing is as it appears. But then, neither is Riley. Knowing that police-detective-turned-exterminator Riley has what is needed—knowledge of both two- and six-legged vermin—an old flame draws him into a perilous search for the mastermind behind the most devastating insect outbreak in the nation's history.
Half
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 2 in the Psychotic Break Series, Half begins where “5150” left off. Ethan moves to a halfway house where he befriends an eclectic assortment of recovering mental patients. He falls hard for one, and together they plot a romantic escape from the mental health system.
The Perfect Teresa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,950. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Teresa obsesses about a high school talent show gone wrong. So when an unemployed Aztec god offers to send her back to 1988 to re-do the show, she figures, how hard can it be? But changing the past won't be easy without Wikipedia. And she soon finds that, in trying to make things better, she may end up making things much, much worse. A time-travel comedy full of 80s pop culture references