Books tagged: historical 1930s

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Bordello Politique
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Dolly Fine called it: “There’s only one mob in San Francisco—the police.” Bordello Politique is a historic crime novel based on the true story of San Francisco’s most notorious madam, a clever and dangerous woman trapped in the police graft scandal of 1937.
Joy In Mudville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 and represented by Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
It's 1932 and a new star has risen from the east, arching toward Los Angeles. A man, woman and child set off by rail from Chicago to follow the star. Along the way they'll meet figures from the American imagination who make us the people we are today: Woody Guthrie, Clark Kent, Al Capone, Babe Ruth, and more. And when the three find their fates, the stars that guide us all will be forever changed.
Bet: Stowaway Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In the historical novel Bet: Stowaway Daughter, 13-year-old Lisbet "Bet" Lindstrom stows away aboard a tall ship in 1933 Seattle to save her father from prison. She has amazing adventures in Alaska, saves sailors from certain death, and faces the man who threatens everything she loves.
The Missionary Position: A Tale of Adventure on the South Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It's the South Pacific of the 1930s, and the Japanese Empire is making its move. Jack Halloway, a tramp pilot by trade who flies where the money takes him, is hired to ferry a beautiful young woman and her brash escort deep into the wilds. Unknown to Jack, though, there's more to her story than she's saying, and what she's left out just might get him killed.
For the Love of Rose
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 168,560. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Rose O Mahony lives an idyllic life in Little Island, in County Cork. She lives with her parents Nonie and Patsy, cousin Molly and her husband James. It is 1930’s Ireland and a time of great unrest as the spectre of another World War looms.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
According To The Rules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,340. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Rene Lamour, a libertine, is a premier danseur. He is a favorite of Parisian balletomanes, is loved by his beautiful mistress, prima ballerina Sabine De Vere, and lives a life of comfort with no qualms and no consequences until he seduces a beautiful underage coryphee. Then he is tossed into a maelstrom from which there seems no escape.
Hooligans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,110. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Lava Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
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At the outset of World War II, German U-Boats sank 259 ships—most within sight of U.S. shore—and the only thing between them and the worst maritime defeat in U.S. history was the Coast Guard’s Corsair Fleet. This is the thrilling story of four men and their heroic efforts to confront the enemy.
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Three
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Book Three of the Rose Of Skibbereen romance/family saga covers the turbulent years of the Great Depression and World War II. In this book Rose comes to terms with the death of her first husband Peter, and learns the secret that made him such a troubled soul. She receives more visits from the spirit of her dead mother, and warnings from an Amish psychic. Her family grows and faces more challenges.
Before A Fall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Todd Abbin planned a career with a major airline. Mike Gilroy’s dream was owning a race plane and flying it in the 1938 Cleveland Air Races. Della McClusky plans to step from waitress to actress. Events turn out much differently after they meet Georgie Pine. Georgie marries Della and tricks Todd out of an airline job. Todd and Mike are hired to fly the couple from New York to the Caribbean.