Read A Movie

A Series by Jack R. Stanley

The Rape Of Sarah Quinn
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,390. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A rancher’s young bride is raped by a rogue Texas Ranger. In order to track down the villain, the rancher joins forces with a hostile rancher in a race across Texas for justice.
The Texas Rattlesnake Murders
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Three seemingly unconnected murder share only the link of the manner of death – by rattlesnake bites. The Texas Rangers get the help of a young female TV reporter who is psychic and a carnival snake handler to solve these bizarre killings
Pancho's Pilot
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Just before World War I along the Texas-Mexican border, an American pilot, who gets air sick if he’s over four feet off the ground, lands his bi-plane on the wrong side of the Rio Grande and is captured by second rate gang of Mexican bandits. The outlaws leader, a Pancho-Villa-want’a-be, now has what’s his rival does not; an air force. The young pilot is screwed if he files and the guest of hon
Mom and Apple Pye
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
Farin, the owner of a Galveston cat house, has a chance to rekindle his long shattered high school romance with the woman who is married to the bordello’s biggest and most regular clients. Mom, who adopted the motherless Farin as a child as she continued to work in the red light districts of Texas. Today, Apple Pye is Mom’s number one girl and Farin’s best money maker. But Apple is in love with
Incident At Lajatis
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The stallion Trafalgar is the culmination of is the best of British thoroughbreds and American mustangs. The horse has been stolen from Texas by Mexican Comancheroes to a bandits’ stronghold across the Rio Grande. Lord Wilford Bristol’s $2 a week cowhands aren’t interested in venturing across the border to raid the outlaws recover the prize horse. So the duke seeks out gunfighter Clay Maxwell to
Rivers of Tears
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
“The River of Tears” is the Rio Grande. This screenplay, set South Texas, is about refugees from the Americas and the people who both support and oppose what is called “the sanctuary movement” and illegal immigration.
6 And 10
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Coed Mara Foley takes a summer internship with a South Texas TV station. Teamed with a reluctant photo journalist with little formal education but several years of the experience in the fast moving and competitive world of local TV news, the pair stumble on a murder story. Mara quickly discovers the real world of broadcast journalism is very different from what she’s been taught.
The Evil Eye
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
“The River of Tears” is the Rio Grande. This screenplay, set South Texas, is about refugees from the Americas and the people who both support and oppose what is called “the sanctuary movement” and illegal immigration.
Between Love And Murder
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,340. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
Best selling mystery/comedy novelist, Dalt Glass and his lovely and sexy wife Ceiana decide to get a divorce because the spark seems to be gone from the marriage. It was a very happy divorce until Ceiana becomes the prime suspect in a murder. She begs Dalt to use his imagination to prove her innocence.
Blood Drive
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Horror
Olin Caylor is a widower with a 12-year-old daughter, and he’s a down-on-his-luck private investigator in Houston. A job finding a missing person turns into vampire hunt. His assertive young daughter, Darcie, becomes the ultimate target of the vampire. Her father’s skills may be the only things that can save his daughter’s life.
The Defection of Grigori Dorsky
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The kidnapping of a six-year old child and the murder of her mother, may be the work of a U.S. intelligence agency because the child, under hypnosis, claims to be a former KGV spy master. A defected Soviet spy is the only one who sees the events for what they truly are.
The Virgin Casanova
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
Rudy Kosti, a library major whom most coeds treat as if he has leprosy, is supposed to possess the “family gift|”--- the gift of Don Juan, Valintino, and all the great ladies men of history. His Uncle Don knows it’s true. But if Rudy really has the gift, he will lose the one girl he loves.
Holiday For An Assassin
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 13. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Romance
Professional hitman Warren Langhammer and college English and poetry instructor Joanna Youngblood don’t have a thing in common in this life. That’s the catch – “this life.” They have known, loved and lost each other countless times before in other lives. Will this one be any different?
Death Scene
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Horror
A university’s theatre complex as a reputation of having a curse on it because of several unexplained deaths there. When a new professor and renowned playwright who is trying to rebuild the program is murdered on the eve of the opening of her new play, rumors of the curse resurface. The theatre students decide to pull an all-nighter to make sure the show goes on much to the death of many.
Too Good To Be True
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,980. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Drama
A law student about to marry his fiancée gets an anonymous message on his answering machine that says, “You can’t marry your fiancée – she’s your sister.” Being a scrupulous and meticulous young man, he does a little checking and discovers he is not the biological son of his father as he had always believed. It’s just days before the wedding, so what does he do?
The Prometheus Peril
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
The mayor of Houston, Amon Burlingame, receives a recorded message from someone calling themselves, “Prometheus.” He threatens to nuke the city. With the help and an attractive physics professor from the university, the mayor must decide if this threat is real and if so, what to do.
A Violent End
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Crime
Javi really doesn’t care that his father has been murdered because thanks to Javi’s testimony at the age of seven, his father went to prison for killing of his mother. Now, it’s up to Javi to I.D. the body and sees to the funeral arrangements. But he finds that the man everyone else seems to have known is not the same man he knew. Only by picking up his father’s last case as a P.I.
Angel's Revenge
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Romance
Angel Diaz is a disc jockey on South Padre Island, Texas, because her ex-boy friend, dumped her the night before she took the exam for medical school five years ago. She flunked the test and never made it into med school. When she sees her ex show up at the island airport she decides to get even.
Afternoon Delight
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 19. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Erotica » Romance
Thane is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who gets his chance to become a producer. His wife Robyn, a world class landscape artist, and he have an open marriage because sex is painful for Robyn and off the table for them as a couple. While Thane is goes on location to produce his first film, Robyn decides to have vaginal surgery to solve their problem. Will it work?
The Vampire Rose
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,610. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Horror
A vampire rises in modern day Houston. Detective Aylyne Bartok encounters a TV talk-show host who may be a suspect or a helper in the investigation.
Fatty and Hearst
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 21. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Crime
A bigger silent movie star than Charlie Chaplin, Roscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle is accused of the murder of a Hollywood starlet in 1921. Overweight newspaper magnet William Randolph Hearst is living a life of excess with his demunitive screen star mistress, Marian Davies, as he tries and convicts Fatty in Hearst’s tabloid newspapers. Fatty must stand trial three times before his fate is decided.
Gideon: The Horse That Saved Texas
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 22. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Screenplays » History
Based on a true story of early Texas, a 13-year-old Brady Powell and the strange but important horse named Gideon in 1836. As Santa Anna sweeps through Texas on his way to The Alamo, Mexican soldiers comendeir the boy’s horse. But Gideon turns up at the Battle of San Jacinto, where Texas won it’s indepencence partly because of this horse.
The 7th Luger
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
The key to Nazi WWII gold is in the possession of 4 of 7 golden pistols given away by Hitler. By the 1960’s, no one controls more than 3. An American Peace Corps worker in Brazil, Griff, stumbles across the missing 7th Luger. Neo-Nazis and world class criminals are soon on the trail of Griff and Alena, a beautiful Brazilian graduate student, from South America to modern day Germany.
Hell In Paradise
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 24. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Action Adventure
Nadia Tanner, a young bride, arrives with her husband, Phillip, near a tribal village in post World War II New Guinea. Here she becomes the obsession of a convicted murder who believes she is his sister he killed returned from the dead. He escapes comfignment and kidnappes the young woman dragging her naked through the jungle as the authorities give chase.
Hollowpoint
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 25. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
Toward the end of of the cold war a Soviet agent defects to a U.S and starts the hunt in U.S. intelligence for a mole. At N.A.T.O, U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Col. Keith Shaddix, a joins a C.I.A. agent, Burl Matlock, for a search which seems to point back to Shaddix.
Horse Theif Hollow
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 26. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
When some unique horses are purchased from mountains of Russia by a modern day Texas rancher, mistakenly the favoriate of a 13 year old boy who loves and helps care for them, is in the mix. When the boy and his mother fly to the U.S. to get the special horse back, three michevious faries use their magic to go along and just make everything worse.
Reservations
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 27. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Romance
Relationships are not easy. We all have our reservations. At The Reatta Hotel on South Padre Island, Texas, Barton, the young senior assistant manager and his significant other, Erika, another assistant manager, experience this on a typical day as other couples check in and out, bringing their relationships and their problems with them.
Seven Reasons Why
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 28. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
Bryce, a graduate student doing historical research, is enlisted by a Korean War Medal of Honor winner to find out the truth about the death of his beloved granddaughter. No one in the family will tell him how the high school cheerleader died --- her body was discovered in a field behind her parent’s home. The police and the media have dropped the case and the old man cannot get the truth.
The Thing About Love
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 29. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,850. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Romance
Even if you understand the biology, the chemeistry, and the psychology of love, does that make your love life any easier? A college course, “Love Amoung Human Beings,” is the center of this story involving several couple in college and after. Screenwriting grad student Jake reconnects with an old love from high school, Maggie, the younger sister Assistant Professor Vega who teaches the course.
Love, Lust, and Life
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Series: Read A Movie, Book 30. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Screenplays » Drama
Imagine having to tell your childhood best friend that her husband has been killed in a traffic accident – and he wasn’t along – and the women in the car with him at the time of the wreck was naked? That’s where Garrett, a graduate teaching assistant finds himself.