1970s stories, books, poems, and more

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Seattle, 1973 In the city of Seattle, Washington, Karen Dempsey, a fifteen year old teenager, arrives at the Delta Phi Delta sorority house, eager to join the sorority. As she does so, she makes friends, and enemies, while she meets Jason Anderson, a fraternity house member who sweeps her off… Read More
Motley Hall is a haunted house in London, England. It is haunted by five ghosts, and they don't like intruders. Inspired by "The Ghosts of Motley Hall", 1977, by Richard Carpenter, and the TV series from the UK, now on DVD. Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

June 17, 2020

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A Non-Fiction book about the Amityville murders, and the controversies around the them. Read More
Anne Westwood is a young lesbian in the city that never sleeps, in the late 1970's. As she meets Tracey Folk, a young writer, they meet all kinds of people, who they meet there. The book is 15+ for sex references, language, and adult themes. Read More

Book / Thrillers

June 01, 2020

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When eighteen year old babysitter Amanda Sanders takes care the Cordell family children, she is frightened of Brian Masterson, a paranoid killer, who escapes from the asylum to attack her. The novel of Peter Collinson's 1971 British thriller that starred Susan George, Dennis Waterman, and George Cole. Read More

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Join me on a nostalgic trip back to the days when the Radio One Top Forty charts was the main way for the Youth of Britain to hear the music that was a soundtrack of our lives.. From Prog Rock; Disco; (mostly skimming by Punk which was largely banned on… Read More
London, England, 1973 In the city, Abraham Wood, a young lawyer, arrives in London, expecting to get a job there. But, as a dangerous fog descends, that creates madness for those who go there. Read More

Tags: dark, horror, terror, fog, 1970s

America, 1972. During the Watergate crisis, Andrea Marcher, a political journalist, investigates the death of Republican Senator Mitch Payton, Jr., whose scandalous life surfaces after two decades in power. As a result, Andrea places her life in grave danger. The first Peter Sanders political thriller novel. Read More

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Rome, Italy, 1976. When seventeen year old Marie Lemming, an American exchange student, arrives in Rome, she becomes involved in a series of murders that rocks the city. When her life is threatened, she struggles to survive, before she returns to America. The new mystery thriller novel by Robert Helliger. Read More
A Non-Fiction book about the life and crimes of American serial killer Ted Bundy, in the 1970's, and 1980's. Read More
A science fiction story about a real monster set in the early 1970's. Read More
In the town of Markham, Roy and his girlfriend Anna, survive at the hands of a killer. By January of 1971, the Sheriff struggles to arrest him, as new deaths happen, that causes mass panic in the town. The first thriller sequel to Deadly Times. Author's note: Please read the… Read More

Book / Thrillers

February 21, 2020

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Over the decade of the 1970's, Ray James, a traveller, focuses on mysterious deaths involving couples in their vans along Anderson Road, a local haunt for a killer. As he investigates, he gets embroiled in the town of Markham, a place where secrets are kept buried. Read More
A humorous look at America in the 1970's. Read More
JFK International Airport New York, 1971 A series of stories involving the busy New York airport during the busy Christmas holiday season. Read More
New York, 1964. In the city that never sleeps, everyone is in shock when President John F. Kennedy is assassinated the year before in November of 1963. When a killer strikes, a young detective Harold Sharp is on the case, in the Swinging Sixties. The prequel to "Razor". Read More
Louisiana, 1972. In the Southern city of Louisiana, Maggie Kaplan, a bored housewife, is married to Republican Senator, Tom Kaplan, who is thirty year's older than her. As the Watergate scandal breaks in Washington, DC, she breaks out of her housewife job, and decides to create a scandal that ruins… Read More
New York, 1971. In the beginning of the year, Stacey Grimes a new sorority sister at Delta House, where she meets fraternity boys, and have listens to records. Read More
New York, 1978. Rebecca Sharp, the daughter of Detective Harold Sharp, is now a criminal psychologist. When she takes on her new client, M. Marshall Groves, Jr., a young African American on trial for the death of a white man, L. Gary Field, a football player, creates a racial divide… Read More

Book / Horror

September 19, 2019

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Lower Manhattan, 1972. Tracey Craig is a nineteen year old woman who finds an apartment in New York. As she attempts to have a job, she struggles to deal with the news that her life is full of paranoid delusions that wreak her life in the process. Read More
New York, 1975. After the death of Homicide Detective Carol Parker, Homicide Detective Harold Sharp struggles to live in a World that's seen a lot of death. When he has a new partner, Dana Glass, they investigate a new series of razor deaths in the city that never sleeps. The… Read More
New York. August 12, 1974. In the few days after the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, another killer stalks the city that never sleeps, as Homicide Detective Harold Sharp, and his partner Homicide Detective Carol Parker, attempt to catch him before it's too late. The fourth crime thriller sequel… Read More
New York, 1970. Eighteen year old May Joseph, is a woman's right's activist in the city that never sleeps, attempts to find her voice, despite her family's objections. When she meets Greg Sanders, the nineteen year old son of Republican Senator Todd Sanders, their love for each other spans a… Read More
New York, January 5, 1973. Homicide Detective Harold Sharp, and his partner, Homicide Detective Carol Parker, have had their share of homicide cases, until a series of strange murders happen in the city that never sleeps. In the wake of the Watergate political crisis that affects the Nixon Administration, the… Read More
Dublin, Ireland, 1972. During the Troubles, Irish girl Amanda Carlisle, an eighteen year old Irish woman, struggles to survive as her family are involved in several deaths of Englishmen, who invade Dublin. And, in the process, creates all kinds of problems for her when all she wants is peace. Read More
New York, April 6, 1971. A story about the early nineteen seventies America in which Cassie Lowenstein, a deeply religious woman, explores the city that never sleeps, awakens an inner passion that was deep inside of her, and creates a new life for herself, as she follows her American dream. Read More
New York, March 4, 1972. Homicide Detectives Harold Sharp and his partner, Homicide Detective Carol Parker have had their share of cases that have almost caused them their deaths, but this time they face an enemy who may end their police lives once and for all. The third crime mystery… Read More
Thanksgiving, New York, 1970. As Christmas approaches in the city that never sleeps, Homicide Detectives Harold Sharp, and Carol Parker, prepare for their vacation, a new killer stalks the city with a razor, and begins a new wave of terror that causes mass panic across America. The sequel to "Razor". Read More
New York, 1970. In the city that never sleeps, Homicide Detective Harold Sharp is put on the case of "The Razor Killer", who is attacking couples near Lover's Lane, which is close to Central Park. As the media is put into a frenzy, he and his new female partner Detective… Read More
Louisiana, 1974. Martha Jenkins is a teenage girl who is new to the city. As she struggles to make friends, she finds she's an outsider in the wake of President Nixon's resignation in August, that leads to paranormal events that causes horror to her and everyone who meets her. Read More
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