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    A Maze of Death by Philip K. Dick

A sci-fi murder mystery set on a mysterious planet, with a twist ending that leaves the reader wondering just what they've been witnessing the whole time. Delmak-O is a dangerous planet. Though there are only fourteen citizens, no one can trust anyone else and death can strike at any moment.

Year: 1970
Genre: Murder MysteryScience Fiction

    After Things Fell Apart by Ron Goulart

The time is a few decades from now, the place what used to be the United States, now disrupted by internal factionalism as well as a short-lived foreign invasion. Out of this chaotic background Ron Goulart has produced a swift-moving, witty and constantly delightful novel, a story of a future odyssey.

Year: 1970
Genre: HumorNear Future

    Bloody River, 63 by Martin Blumenson

In southern Italy in January 1944, American forces at the base of the Monte Cassino height tried to cross the Rapido River and registered one of the most bitter failures of World War II. Conceived by General Mark Clark to help the Allied landings at Anzio, the attack at the river was part of a coordinated effort to capture Rome.

Year: 1970
Genre: WWII: Mediterranean

    Drug of Choice by Michael Crichton

On a secret island in the Caribbean, bioengineers have devised a vacation resort like no other, promising the ultimate escape. But when Dr. Roger Clark investigates, he discovers the dark secret of Eden Island and of Advance Biosystems, the shadowy corporation underwriting it…

Year: 1970
Genre: Scientific Thriller

    Grave Descend by Michael Crichton

Diver James McGregor is used to exploring sunken ships. But there’s something strange about the wreck of the Grave Descend. No one aboard tells quite the same story about what happened. Then there’s the mysterious cargo they were carrying… In one of the most beautiful places on Earth, a sinister plot is about to unfold. And if McGregor’s not careful, he may find himself in over his head.

Year: 1970
Genre: Adventure

    Hard Times by Studs Terkel

In this "invaluable record" of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity.

Year: 1970

    I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein

As startling and provocative as his famous Stranger in a Strange Land, here is Heinlein's awesome masterpiece about a man supremely talented, immensely old and obscenely wealthy who discovers that money can buy everything. Even a new life in the body of a beautiful young woman.

Year: 1970
Genre: Science Fiction

    Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway

This major novel, published posthumously, traces the life of a complex and enormously interesting man, Thomas Hudson, from his days as a painter on Bimini in the mid 1930s, to his antisubmarine adventures off Cuba during World War II.

Year: 1970
Genre: Literature

    Me Tanner, You Jane by Lawrence Block

It's a jungle out there. Literally. At least for Evan Tanner, eternally sleepless sometime superspy, who finds himself in Africa on the trail of the AWOL ruler of tiny Modonoland. It seems the petty despot's gone missing, and he's taken the state treasury along with him.

Year: 1970
Genre: Espionage

    Nine Princes in Amber by Roger Zelazny

Carl Corey wakes up in a secluded New York hospital with amnesia. He escapes and investigates, discovering the truth, piece by piece: he is really Prince Corwin, of Amber, the one true world of which our Earth is just a shadow. He is one of nine men who might rule Amber, if he can fight his way past the armies of his older brother Eric.

Year: 1970
Genre: Fantasy

 

 

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1970A Maze of Death by Philip K. Dick Murder Mystery, Science Fiction
1970After Things Fell Apart by Ron Goulart Humor, Near Future, Fragmented America
1970Bloody River, 63 by Martin Blumenson WWII: Mediterranean, Non-Fiction
The Real Tragedy of the Rapido
1970Drug of Choice by Michael Crichton Scientific Thriller, Caribbean
1970Grave Descend by Michael Crichton Adventure, Caribbean
1970Hard Times by Studs Terkel Non-Fiction
An Oral History of the Great Depression
1970I Will Fear No Evil by Robert A. Heinlein Science Fiction
1970Islands in the Stream by Ernest Hemingway Literature, Cuba
1970Me Tanner, You Jane by Lawrence Block Espionage, Evan Tanner, Africa
1970Nine Princes in Amber by Roger Zelazny Fantasy, Amber
1970Operation Ares by Gene Wolfe Science Fiction, Alien Invasion
1970Our Friends from Frolix 8 by Philip K. Dick Satire, Science Fiction
1970Qb VII by Leon Uris Historical, Legal Thriller
1970Ringworld by Larry Niven Hard SF, Science Fiction, Ringworld
1970Swords Against Death by Fritz Leiber Sword and Sorcery, Lankhmar, Short Stories
1970Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Leiber Sword and Sorcery, Short Stories
1970The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman Police Procedural, Joe Leaphorn
1970The Hot Rock by Donald E. Westlake Crime Fiction, John Dortmunder
1970The Long Lavender Look by John D. MacDonald Travis McGee
1970The Mad Goblin by Philip Jose Farmer Fantasy, Wold Newton Universe
Secrets of the Nine #3
1970The World of Tiers by Philip Jose Farmer Science Fiction, World of Tiers
Volume 2
1970Time and Again by Jack Finney Time Travel
1970To The Bright and Shining Sun by James Lee Burke Coming of Age, Suspense
1970Valdez is Coming by Elmore Leonard Westerns
1970Vital Parts by Thomas Berger Humor, Satire, Suburbia, Carlo Reinhart
1970Whipping Star by Frank Herbert Soft SF, ConSentiency

 

 

 


 

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