Books tagged: 1980s fiction

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Getting Sideways
Series: Full Throttle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,340. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Being sent to live with Race was the best thing that ever happened Cody. Then a speedway wreck nearly ruined everything. A chance to build his own car seems like a great distraction-until Cody realizes he'll have to live up to Race's legendary status. But without his dad's permission, that's the least of his worries. Now he has to keep Race in the dark until he can convince his dad racing's safe.
The Popcorn Prophecies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Everyone knows girls can't tell the future. Everyone, that is, except Julia Sharpe. She starts fortunetelling with popcorn kernels (it's like using tea leaves, only it's, um, popcorn)--and kinds of ends up saving herself, her clan, and all the other supposedly untalented girls on the planet.
See The Pretty Star
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Set in 1980's England, 17 year old Maya starts her first job only to find that the company is rationalising the workforce. Will Maya be one of those to be let go? Can she do anything about it and if she does get a chance to do something, will she take it?
Young Republican, Yuppie Princess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's 1984 and the future looks bright for college student and future yuppie Joyce Bacyrus, until her computer geek friend opens up a portal to an alternate universe. She and her friends must rescue a young woman while facing off against a feminazi witch, a heavy metal sorcerer and a prince who's from New Jersey.
The Long Way Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
A broken marriage sends a father and son on two different paths in life, only for both to realise an Angel is working to reunite them. Phillip Overton's writing has been compared to Nicholas Sparks, and some readers hold The Long Way Home in the same elite company as New York Times Bestseller, The Shack.
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Series: Simon and Melanie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Patrick Coyne feels like he’s safe from the drug authorities as a patient in a mental hospital during the late 1980s. He even calms down an angry young girl and thinks his love life is about to improve. Will legally prescribed drugs end his paranoia? And why won’t the staff let him have a girlfriend?
The Singing Shooters
Series: Natalie Dvorak Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Sergeant Natalie Dvorak is back. Following a suspension after closing The Mercury Man case, Dvorak is soon on the trail of a pair of brutal killers whose crime intrudes on her tangled romantic life. A demo tape linked to the suspects contains racist music and puts the Vermont State Police on guard. These armed and dangerous killers will never surrender.
Forgetting and Remembering
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: Australian English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What happens when the law and distance fails its people? An outback murder mystery turned upside down, down under. When a corrupt Bicentennial official disappears in an outback Australian town, only Kev plays detective. But at what price? Police, petty criminals, activists and ambitious souls, all have their own agendas. Soon everyone pays.
The Morning After John Lennon Was Shot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
“A wickedly funny send-up of the sexual revolution and its discontents.” Kirkus Reviews Reagan has just been elected and Lennon has just been killed. With the nation’s politics turning right and ’60s dreams hitting a dead end, 30-year-old Ray Powell seeks romantic salvation in a profoundly confused time.
Deo Volente
Series: DRAWN. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 144,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
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Juliet Brynn’s life looks nothing like it did. Her parents divorced and split up the family. Poor, alone, and shattered by others' choices, Juliet has only Damon to bridge the two halves of her life. But when her one refuge is ripped away, she must confront the power that grants her The Gift of Artistic Prophecy, and which demands her loyalty even as it seems determined to destroy her future.