Books tagged: fifties

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Jake
Series: The Silk Rope Masters. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2018 by Evernight Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
They ooze power, control, natural dominance—and sex. They are The Silk Rope Masters. None have ever found love, but watch out! When they fall, they'll fall fast and hard. Jake Nichols, 53, is so tall that Emily Miller, 49, has to crane her neck to look into his face. He’s so muscular he could pick her up in one hand, and yet he holds her as if she were a fragile bird.
"Brass" Bannem Bashes The Commies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Straight out of the Cold War comes this hard-hitting tale about a hard-fisted, hard-nosed private eye who bashes commies and saves America -- the land of the free and the home of the hard!
Goodbye, Saturday Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016 by Foundations, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
It’s early May in 1956 in the small South Alabama town of Farmington, and eleven year old Bobby Crosby’s life is about to change forever. Bobby escapes his real world by sitting every night in the local movie theater, third row left down front. There, alone in the dark, he leaves Farmington far behind and melts into the world of the silver screen.
Those Were The Days, My Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Ethics & morals
We were all about hot cars, loud music and dancing the night away. It was a time of innocence, sex wasn’t passed out like cotton candy and drugs were unheard of. We did overindulge in alcohol, but our shenanigans were mild compared to what came in the decades to follow. There were problems, always has been, always will be. Divorce was practically unheard of.
Double Feature
Series: The Day the Saucers Came.... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1956: Judy is the designated town slut of Stillwater Creek. After getting thrown out of a sock hop at the local high school, Judy winds up going to the movies with bad boy Hank instead, where a science fiction double feature is playing. However, before the first reel of the second movie is through, the night is interrupted by a very real invasion of flying saucers from outer space…
The Girls and Me: Fictional Snapshots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An array of mid-20th Century women parade through the narrator’s life, who tells their partial early life stories as she remembers them, weaving her own story into the fabric of the whole.
Zero On Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A limited father-son relationship leads to an amusing recollection of the fabulous 50s and 60s, as a son views his childhood through a prism of “someday you’ll look back at this and laugh.” The suspenseful opening is the book's foundation. It affects both the father and son, and leads to a surprising conclusion, all effectively blended in this entertaining, unusual and true story. Enjoy sampling!
One Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,070. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Bobby lives in a northern BC town in the sixties. It is the summer before university. She works as a server in the Lakelse Cafe and is bored. Her cousin Abby invites her to Rupert for the weekend and things start changing for Bobby.
America's Best of Times And How To Get Them Back
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,190. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
America's Best of Times (And How to Get them Back) offers recollections of what it was like growing up across America in the fifties and sixties. The story contains a mixture of a young boy's personal experiences with a chronological progression of events and culture that shaped these decades. It's a fun trip down memory lane with a conservative message in Chapter 19 "Saving America".
Bozo's Boy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happened to the smartest kid in Colorado? He didn't grow up to be a rocket scientist! A humorous romp through fifties and sixties America.