1980s stories, books, poems, and more

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Spencer attempts to sabotage Annex in the wake of recent success. Brian is confused as to what to do. After Thomas Loveman is incapacitated and Brian and Lindsay see an opportunity to use that to save Annex. Lindsay becomes frustrated while managing Jack as it feels like raising a child,… Read More
Brian and Nina are alarmed when Brent goes missing in Hansbay. Lindsay and Savannah are alarmed when FBI counterintelligence officers come by asking questions. Brent finds himself in the clutches of the Cardova Family. Read More

Tags: comedy, hiding, fbi, nyc, 1980s

Brian is determined to get to the bottom of what’s bothering Nina. Spencer approaches the Gambinos, asking for permission to make a move on Annex. They have one condition. Jack is totally oblivious when a gay man hits on him at Annex, and he seeks to become his friend. Read More
Brian and Nina try to figure out a way to protect Brent now that the mafia is after him. Lindsay and Savannah try to recapture their youth now that a possible jail term is staring them in the face. Brent finds it hard to hide after his father turns him… Read More
Brian and Lindsay plan to use Nina and Savannah as spies at Loveman’s corporate HQ. Nina tries to overcome deep shame as she gathers intelligence for Spencer. Lindsay and Savannah find it difficult to work together in the aftermath of their breakup. Read More
Brian returns from three weeks of vacation, determined to find out if he still has his job at Sarandon S&L. Spencer tries to convince Brent Loveman to let him partner with his father on obtaining Annex. Jack works with Savannah to redesign Annex without Lindsay’s knowledge. Read More
Brian and Lindsay work together to make Annex’s profits appear steep so that the building isn’t sold to Thomas Loveman. Nina hears gossip about Lindsay Royce that she almost can’t help but spread. Savannah loses her job and must find a purpose for her life. Read More

Tags: comedy, gossip, club, nyc, 1980s

Brian gets turned off when Nina says something odd during sex. Lindsay becomes jealous of an up-and-coming DJ working his club. Brent tries to convince his father he’s not a failure. Read More

Tags: sex, comedy, money, nyc, 1980s

Brian and Lindsay go on a quest to find an important timepiece that Lindsay pawned, but when they realize that their enemy is in possession of it, they find themselves in deep trouble with his friends. Read More

Reads: 381

Comments: 7

The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

Featured Review by inkaddict

"Really well done. Loved it. Feels a bit like something Stephen King would write I reckon. " Read More

Reads: 216

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

New York, 1985. At Camp Bradford, fifteen year old Jeff Anderson, arrives there for two weeks. As he does so, he finds out that the place is a hidden World of magic that creates all kinds of problems for him. The new children's fantasy novel by Rob73. Read More
The sequel to the Fred Walton, Frank Mancuso, Jr comedy horror classic from 1986. Read More
Two members of a newly formed music group negotiate conflicted feelings in a local dance club Read More
A satire on modern New York in the 1980's. Thomas Blake, a party goer, arrives in the city that never sleeps, and gets involved in a series of problems that drags him down into the abyss. The new novel by Robert Helliger, author of Bid Day. Read More
In 1981, two brothers from Paterson, New Jersey - one a lovable loser and scam artist, the other a dimunitive, nerdy lawyer who engages in shady cases involving non-existent copyright infringement - move to Hollywood to pursue their lifelong dream of making movies. As they build on each other’s strengths… Read More
The story begins when Josie Stebbins (a rebellious teenager) befriends two unpopular kids named Moira Downing and Seth Burke. She also meets her cousin Trixie Stebbins, who was kept hidden from the Stebbins family. Together, the four unlikely friends take on a dangerous school bully with their own brand of… Read More
This is a 'sweet' romance, no explicit intimacy. Fee (short for Fiona) is not your average single mother of two. Unable to find work to support her small family, she moves to Boulder Colorado in 1986. Working three jobs, she struggles to make the bills. She meets Sally at the… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

September 10, 2019

This is a story about a compulsive gambler who rolls the dice for the very last time in hope of winning his family back and putting his finances in order. Set in Berkshire England in the early 1980s and based on true events, it demonstrates how fate can deliver all… Read More
Ohio, 1981. At Gravestone Cemetery, Marsha Kaplan, her boyfriend, George Robertson, and their friends, find out that there's zombies loose at Midnight. When they attempt to tell the Sheriff, no one believes them, until it is too late. Read More

Reads: 1043

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

"We are prospering in the 'Electrical Age,' although it more properly should be called the 'Age of Solar Vulnerability.' Nothing lasts forever in a universe filled with so many unknowns and imponderables." Martin Stebbler, PhD., July 28, 1980 Read More

Featured Review by C.J. Atoa

"If there is one word I could say to describe this it would be "Wow!" I was not expecting the story to go this way and I couldn't put it down! I ..." Read More

New York, 1983. Thirteen year old Bethany Daniels is a teenager who babysits on Saturday nights. when she gets a job at Sheppard House, a place where several people have died, to look after the owner's children, she puts herself in danger. Read More
This is my entry for the JemCon fanfic contest for 2017, which resulted in my third consecutive win!!! This year's victory was especially meaningful, as it was written as a tribute to the late Chris Cornell, who passed away in May 2017. As Jem was to my childhood, Chris… Read More
Here are my recollections of my earliest Christmas, which I guess is circa 1988 or 1989. While this is not my first Christmas, this is one of the earliest I can actually remember. Hmm those were the days indeed... Read More
The year is 1989 and recent reports of man wearing a wolf mask has been going around and killing the powerful Chinese Mafia. Night Rock Sting is now a name well known in the community's of San Francisco. The only advice he is given is the location of the Chinese… Read More

Reads: 5214

Comments: 16

Shelves: 7

The Booksie Classic House

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. Read More

Featured Review by B Douglas Slack

"This is without a doubt the funniest story I've read in a decade. The entire Japanese female persona is laid bare here. Every bit true. Your sto..." Read More

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