Books tagged: historical 1960s

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No One Can Know
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
A family is drawn into dark deeds occurring after JFK's assassination and a weekend at their ranch in central Texas turns deadly.
From The Eagle's Nest: Growing Up In Goldthwaite
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
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Growing up in the rural Texas town of Goldthwaite in the 50's and 60's was rich, not in material ways, but in the things that really mattered. Family was first; friends and community ran a close second, and life was full of adventure if you only used your imagination. In this coming of age story, a girl explores her past and her roots. It is a look back in time to the way things were then.
Rose Of Skibbereen Book Four: Rosie
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,120. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The fourth book in the Rose Of Skibbereen saga, this one follows the family through the 1960s. The main character, Rosie Morley, ends up in Swinging London in time for the birth of British rock 'n’ roll. At the same time, her son Pete is getting shot at in Vietnam. And Mercy, the stepsister Rosie has never met, comes back to Philadelphia. Each person faces a different crisis in this installment.
The Last Marshal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,080. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Mound City, situated in the northwest corner of the great state of Missouri, is known by some as “The Place Where The West Began”. Before modern day police departments, many small mid-western town were policed by a marshal and his deputy. If you like history and law enforcement, experience what law enforcement was like in Mound City in the 60's, seen through the eyes of Deputy Marshal Jim Broker.
Unity Ranch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In the sixties, a trio of young blacks from Detroit descend upon the racially homogenous plains of Eastern Colorado to start a ranch. In their quest, they partner with a drifting hippie and a college reject to form lifelong relationships and serendipitous success.
The Fiona Letters
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
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Sir William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, one of the first scientific celebrities, led a full, productive, and virtuous life, above reproach by Victorian standards. His only passion was for science in the service of nation and empire. But he must have had another life, another kind of passion. This novel imagines how it could have happened
Book 1 - Streets Paved with Gold
Series: Streets Paved with Gold, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
Johannesburg, the city of gold! The streets, so it was thought, were literally paved with gold. Millions of migrants flocked to the city every year looking for work. This story, set in the 1960s, follows the fortunes of a migrant worker at a time when influx control caused untold hardships for many.
Red Clay and Roses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
More Than Sparrows
Series: The Larkspur Valley Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,320. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Historical » USA
Big changes are coming to the people of Larkspur Valley in this 20th Century historical novel about the power of love, the special bonds of family and friendship, and lives that are supernaturally transformed by faith. A Christian novel by the author of GLIMMERS OF HEAVEN.
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.