1960s stories, books, poems, and more

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Phoenix, Arizona, 1961. Norman Bates is in the psychiatric ward for several murders the previous year. When Martin Lowell takes over the place, a series of new murders rocks the city, as the horror continues. Read More
They say gentility is the heart of the American south but that's not the case in this tawdry tale. Behind the mansion walls and tea sipping conversations lie deceit, betrayal sex and murder. The Lexington's are the epitome of wealth and power. However their tranquil world is interrupted when a… Read More

Tags: romance, drama, lgbt, 1960s

1968, Leavenworth, Washington. A boy murders his entire family. He escapes the crime scene and makes his way to a small summer camp just outside of town. He terrorizes 4 boys. Will they leave alive, or in pieces? Read More

Short Story / Other

December 08, 2017

Reads: 132

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When Liam is booked to replace the injured bass player of the 1960s band The Ferrymen he has no idea how memorable a performance it will be. Read More

Tags: music, 1960s

Short Story / Thrillers

November 04, 2017

Reads: 183

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is set in the 1960s, and follows a young woman on her journey on a stormy night. What could possibly go wrong?... Read More
This is an epistolary memoire about a love affair fifty years ago starting in 1967. My first love was perfect in every way and I had lost my young fourteen year old heart to her. "Ink and paper like old photographs fade with time but the stirrings of the heart… Read More
A poem in tribute to the 1963 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama. Read More

Reads: 714

Comments: 13

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

All my life there has been book in the family library that is forbidden. It is known simply as The Black Book. What is the secret that it holds? Read More
When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in the Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. [NOTE: My novel, "An American Love Song in Survival Japanese" has recently… Read More

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