Nostalgic and Historical Fiction Books
Stories relating to recent history including the 1970s, 80s and 90s.
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* NEW * The Diary of a Southwest Philly Girl
by Celeste Harmer
(778 pages - Kindle or Paperback)
Release date: March 19th 2017
by Stephanie Harte
(293 pages - Kindle edition)
Release date: July 8th 2016
Kitty Murphy's Ticket to Paradise
by Stephanie Harte (238 pages - Kindle Edition)
This is a light-hearted novel which is set in 1980s London. Transport yourself back to a time when big hair, shoulder pads and leg warmers were the height of fashion, and highly-patterned Axminster carpets could induce a migraine!
The Trusty Butter Knife - An 80's Adventure
by Edward Fernandez (210 pages - Kindle edition)
It was 1985, somewhere in Southern California. A skinny teenager with a yellow Mohawk named Rusty Ruston, along with his band of misfit friends, unwittingly uncover a town secret when their curiosity leads them to rely on nothing more than their youthful, pure-hearted sense of adventure and a trusty butter knife!
Tainted Love (A Totally 80s Romance Book 2)
by Addison Moore (202 pages - Kindle or Paperback)
Welcome to 1985 - Big hair, leg warmers, bitchin’ music, and the Brat Pack — what’s not to love about the 80’s? Extract " I get accused of shoplifting right in front of my crush, Russell James, aka The Preppy Prince. He makes my entire body weak as water, and I hate that he has that effect on me." Head back to the mid 1980s in Tainted Love from a best-selling American author.
1981: Jessie's Girl - Love in the 80s: A New Adult Mix
by Lindy Hart
(102 pages - Kindle only)
Written by a best-selling author, this book will take you on a road trip from Minnesota to Pennsylvania and back where nothing goes as intended. A malfunctioning vehicle, being caught in the middle of a robbery, beer drinking, mosquito attacks, and other teenage dramas in 1981 make for a compelling read.
80s Mix Tape
A Romance Rewind Anthology (560 pages - Kindle or Paperback)
Here we have no less than seven romance novellas which are set in the 1980s. Escape back in time and enjoy this highly-rated and well-written anthology from authors Karen Booth, Gwen Hayes, Autumn Jones Lake, Jenny Holiday, A J Pine, Bobby Ruggiero and Rachel Cowell.
Trapped in an 80s Teen Movie
by Michelle Duffy (196 pages - Kindle or Paperback)
A highly-rated comedy romance that is both fun and witty. This entertaining and engaging story will take you right back to being an 80s teenager again, a time when John Hughes films (such as Pretty in Pink) and dodgy fashion were pretty much order of the day.
Let It Snow: Kitty's Christmas Collection Part Two
(Kitty Murphy's Ticket To Paradise Book 3)
By Stephanie Harte (113 pages Kindle edition)
On a freezing cold day in December 1988, as the snow continues to fall at Sea View Paradise Holiday Park in the Isle of Wight, the daunting prospect of being snowed in now seems like a very real scenario. Will it be a wonderful adventure or a terrible nightmare? Kitty finds herself playing host to a chalet full of guests, and it really isn't her idea of fun. The visitors outstay their welcome and tempers start to fray. How will Kitty handle it? Will she be full of festive cheer, or will she become Scrooge?
Wight Christmas: Kitty's Christmas Collection Part One
by Stephanie Harte - Illustrations by Sarah Hart
(104 pages - Kindle Edition)
This festive novella features characters from one of Stephanie's previous work's Kitty Murphy's Ticket to Paradise. While enjoying a relaxing break on the Isle of Wight (hence the clever book title) in December 1988, Kitty and Liam find their yuletide plans to be at peril when an unfortunate accident and a blizzard threaten to put a dampener on their festive plans. Will their Christmas be frightful or delightful?