1960s stories, books, poems, and more

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Thomas Crane is a nineteen year old student in New York University in the year 1966. With the social, economic, and political violence in the air, the horror of the past comes back to haunt him. Read More

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Johnny and his sister, Barbara, are going to the cemetery in Pittsburgh in 1968. When a zombie attacks Johnny, she flees to a farmhouse, where all kinds of people struggle to survive the horror. The novel of the George A Romero classic. Read More
After the events in the first book, the darkness that consumes consumes a diver comes back to take him into a journey that causes him to move onwards with his life, Read More
Daniel Moore is a scientist in New York. When he goes on a deep dive one day, he gets into trouble. As a result, his life changes. The new novel by Robert Helliger. Read More
Arizona, 1961 Peter Davison is a young reporter who is investigating a series of deaths at the Bates Motel that is owned by Norman Bates, a mother-obsessed man who is blamed for a series of deaths. Can Peter survive a night there?... Read More
New York, 1961 During the JFK Administration, in the winter, a deadly frost descends on the city that never sleeps. Frank Moore, a writer, and others, struggle to survive the horror. Read More
Being a teenager is stressful enough. You have to deal with peer pressure, social identity, physical appearance and new bodily changes. Well that’s definitely the case for sixteen year old Kathy St. James. She is the middle child of domineering matriarch Letha St. James as well as the second mother… Read More
They say gentility is the heart of the American south but that's not the case in this tawdry tale. Behind mansion walls and tea sipping conversations live deceit, betrayal sex and murder. The Lexington's are the epitome of wealth and power. However, their tranquil world is interrupted when a new… Read More
Anne Welles, Nealy O' Hara, and Jennifer North, are living the Hollywood lifestyle in the late 1960's, indulge in sex, drugs, and a self-indulgence way of living. Read More
Anne Welles, Neely O' Hara, and Jennifer North are the Hollywood Dolls. They use sex, drugs, and men for power, until it all crashes down on them. Read More

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Anne Welles, Neely O' Hara, and Jennifer North are three Hollywood women who indulge themselves in sex, drugs, and men...Until they become victims of their own bad behavior. Read More
New York, 1961 Seventeen year old April Ferris is a girl who lives with her parents. When she goes to a party, her closed mind is opened up to all kinds of people who greets her with open arms. The new YA novel by Robert Helliger. Read More

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New York, 1962 The Carnival is a travelling show. Anderson Lionel Price, the Ringleader of the place of dreams, is full of fantastical wonder during the President John F. Kennedy Administration. When Tod Davies arrives there, he finds that there is more to the carnival that meets the eye. The… Read More

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Johnny P was one of those good buddies that I was close to during my high school years in the 1960’s. Then we set out on totally different life journeys and never saw each other again. But the memories remain. That’s good. Read More

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A short poem about mariella novotny. controversially connected with jfk, russian diplomats, sleaze and scandals of the swinging sixties. Read More
A woman, Mary Henry, and her friend, drag race some men. After Mary dies, she sees the dead. As she sees a strange man, who is linked to the carnival, she thinks everything is like a dream. Read More
A Non-Fiction book about the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960's. Read More

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A non-fiction true crime book based on the Zodiac murders in the 1960's, and 1970's. Read More

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A variation on the killer in the car urban legend. Read More
A short science fiction story about The Grinning Man in the 1960's. Read More
New York, 1962. The Dark Carnival, a place that is full of magic, mystery, and darkness, has come to town, draws all kinds of problems for those who go there. The final children's fantasy novel in the trilogy by Robert Helliger. Read More
New York, 1962. In the city that never sleeps, a carnival comes to town. Madeline Forster, who lives in the Orphanage for Girls, dreams of making a name for herself, unaware of the price she has to pay by going there. The REVISED VERSION of "The Dark Carnival". The first… Read More
Charles Manson became the most infamous killer in the history of American crime. He was America's answer to the other most famed killer, Jack the Ripper. But history revisionism began as soon as the Manson story was revealed in December of 1969. Information wasn't available like it is today, and… Read More

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A coming of age story set in the turbulent 1960's Read More

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A short romance story set in the mid-1960's. Read More

Tags: romance, london, 1960s

New York, 1968. The Fraternity is a place in New York where the elite teenagers go for the next four years. When Thomas Kemp arrives there, he gets involved in a series of dramatic events that causes him to question whether it was worth going there. Read More
New York, 1961. Bertrand Caplan is a smooth talker in Lower Manhattan. He dazzles the high society scene in the city that never sleeps, and romances as many women as he can. But, due to his manic state, he attacks them at random, sparking a man hunt during the Presidency… Read More

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New York, 1961. When a group of teenagers struggle to conform to the rigid leaders in America, they revolt, causing mayhem in an America gone mad. Read More
One stormy night, a lost motorist in a car that is about to die, comes across Chaddleworth, an old house in the middle of the countryside, a port in any storm. The driver is helped into the warmth and safety of his home by the mysterious Eldon Street and in… Read More
In 1969, at the height of the Cold War, historians Adrian Coombe and Tulpe Vellum are cruising down the Rhine in search of mediaeval artefacts for their University. Eccentric Carolingian Judge von Metzenburg persuades them to take him immediately to the Black Forest Frankenrichter Court House in exchange for valuable… Read More
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