1970s > 1975

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    'salem's Lot by Stephen King

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive, Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.

Year: 1975
Genre: HorrorVampires

    Black Sunday by Thomas Harris

It's the event of the year. Eighty thousand fans have converged in New Orleans for Super Bowl Sunday. Among them is a young man named Michael Lander. But he has not come to watch the game. A tool for a radical terrorist group, he's has come to play one. To enact revenge. To feed the rage of others. And the whole world will be watching. Unless someone stops him. But first, they have to find him.

Year: 1975
Genre: Terrorist

    Brothers Keepers by Donald E. Westlake

What will a group of monks do when their two-century-old monastery in New York City is threatened with demolition to make room for a new high-rise? Anything they have to. "Thou Shalt Not Steal" is only the first of the Commandments to be broken as the saintly face off against the unscrupulous over that most sacred of relics, a Park Avenue address.

Year: 1975
Genre: Humor

    Curtain: Poirot's Last Case by Agatha Christie

Poirot and Hastings come full circle at Styles. Now wheelchair bound, there is still one case for Poirot to solve. Who is the serial killer X?

Year: 1975
Genre: Murder Mystery

    Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany

Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there ... The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. Into this disaster zone comes a young man--poet, lover, and adventurer--known only as the Kid.

Year: 1975
Genre: Magical Realism

    Iceberg by Clive Cussler

A routine survey mission over the North Atlantic exposes a missing luxury yacht frozen inside a million-ton mass of ice. The ship had vanished en route to a secret White House rendezvous, making it the responsibility of the National Underwater and Marine Agency to find out what happened. In other words, it's time for Dirk Pitt to cut his sunny, California vacation short and get back to work.

Year: 1975
Genre: ActionSea Stories

    Julia by Peter Straub

Once Julia Lofting had a husband and a daughter. But everything has changed since she bolted from her marriage, in flight from the unbearable truth of her daughter's death. For Julia, there is no escape. Another child awaits, another mother suffers, and a circle of the damned gathers around her. The haunting has begun . . .

Year: 1975
Genre: Horror

    Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker

Everybody loves a winner, and the Rabbs are major league. Marty is the Red Sox star pitcher, Linda the loving wife. She loves everyone except the blackmailer out to wreck her life.

Year: 1975
Genre: BaseballExtortion

    Norstilia by Cordwainer Smith

The Instrumentality of Mankind, Cordwainer Smith's future history, ranks with the greatest creations of science fiction. Set in that future history, Norstrilia is the only SF novel Smith wrote. It tells the story of the boy from the planet Old North Australia (where rich, simple farmers grow the immortality drug Stroon), how he bought Old Earth, and how his visit to Earth changed both him and Earth itself.

Year: 1975
Genre: Science Fiction

    Peace by Gene Wolfe

The melancholy memoir of Alden Dennis Weer, an embittered old man living out his last days in a small midwestern town, the novel reveals a miraculous dimension as the narrative unfolds. For Weer's imagination has the power to obliterate time and reshape reality, transcending even death itself. Powerfully moving and uncompromisingly honest, Peace ranks alongside the finest literary works of our time.

Year: 1975
Genre: Speculative

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1975'salem's Lot by Stephen King Horror, Vampires
1975Black Sunday by Thomas Harris Terrorist
1975Brothers Keepers by Donald E. Westlake Humor
1975Curtain: Poirot's Last Case by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Hercule Poirot
1975Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany Magical Realism
1975Iceberg by Clive Cussler Action, Sea Stories, Dirk Pitt
1975Julia by Peter Straub Horror
1975Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker Extortion, Baseball, Spenser, Boston
1975Norstilia by Cordwainer Smith Science Fiction
1975Peace by Gene Wolfe Speculative
1975Seeklight by K.W. Jeter
1975Shogun by James Clavell Action, Historical, Far East, Asian Saga, Japan
1975Sneaky People by Thomas Berger Crime Fiction
1975Somewhere In Time by Richard Matheson Fantasy, Time Travel
1975Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurtry Family Drama
1975The Best of Cordwainer Smith by Cordwainer Smith Soft SF, Short Stories
1975The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural
1975The Dreadful Lemon Sky by John D. MacDonald Travis McGee
1975The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins World War II
1975The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton Historical
1975The Road to Gandolfo by Robert Ludlum Comic Thriller
1975The Shadow #4: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
Hands in the Dark
1975The Shadow #5: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
Double Z
1975The Shadow #6: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
The Crime Cult
1975The Shadow #7: Pyramid PB by Maxwell Grant
The Red Menace
1975When the Waker Sleeps by Ron Goulart Time Travel, Fragmented America
1975WWII: A Chronicle of Soldiering by James Jones World War II, Non-Fiction
1975The Avenger #32: The Death Machine by Ron Goulart
1975The Avenger #33: The Blood Countess by Ron Goulart
1975The Avenger #34: The Glass Man by Ron Goulart
1975The Avenger #35: The Iron Skull by Ron Goulart
1975The Avenger #36: Demon Island by Ron Goulart

 

 

 


 

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