Books tagged: hollywood

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The Saints Go Dying
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Series: Arthur Beautyman Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Arthur Beautyman, a computer hacker turned detective, is hunting a serial killer targeting modern day saints. Against him is an unscrupulous reality TV show and a member of his own department, who doesn't know the hacker she's tailing is in the office next door. It's a deadly cat-and-mouse game set against the lights of Hollywood.
It's Time for Your Close-up
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This Coming-of-Age fiction novel follows the life of a 9-year-old, street-wise orphan girl from Spanish Harlem. When her parents die,she goes to live with her staunch Christian grandmother in Los Angeles. In L.A. she forms a close relationship with an older boy, an aspiring actor, who becomes a guiding force in her life. Their close relationship gives rise to one of Hollywood’s biggest scandals.
Reinventing Cinema: The First Decade of Digital Cinema
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In May 1999 Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace opened with digital screenings in a handful of movie theatres in and around New York and Los Angeles: digital cinema’s first decade was underway. An eyewitness to all the challenges and changes taking place, Nick Dager, founder of the website Digital Cinema Report, chronicles the people who are using new technology to reinvent cinema.
Deadline Zombies: The Adventures of Maxi and Moxie
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,990. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2010 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Chasing a headline is just a job for ace reporter Moxie Donnovan, but sometimes those headlines turn on him and bite. Moxie, along with his sexy better half, Maxi (a theater and film actor) face a tiger-sized panther, mechanical gunmen who support the master race, Irish Fae and Hollywood's worst. Author Teel James Glenn recreates the pulp fiction of the 1930s in an exciting and fun adventure.
Blood is Pretty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
“Steve Leiva not only promises but delivers. This is a fine first novel. Bravo!” — Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles... “Blood is Pretty is a wonderful read, a highly entertaining and impressive debut novel." — Richard D. Zanuck, Academy Award-winning Producer of Jaws, Cocoon, Driving Miss Daisy, and Tim Burton’s Alice in wonderland
Paperback Writer
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
A wild comedy in the spirit of the classic films of Danny Kaye (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Wonder Man) and Bob Hope (My Favorite Brunette, The Ghost Breakers), Paperback Writer is the story of a pulp fiction writer whose characters are just a little too real to him, particularly Nikki Sapphire, the Distaff Dick, a '40s-era hard boiled detective whose gender was changed by his publisher.
Romancing the Ruins, a Film Treatment
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Price: Free! Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Get Ready for a dramatic visual. Get Set for the authors’ film treatment based on their novel, The Architecture of Time. Go for this rollercoaster read.
Back(stabbed) In Brooklyn
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Price: Free! Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
This Hollywood star is washed up after a series of sordid, drunken mistakes, and returns to his Brooklyn roots after decades of success. What he finds is not the nostalgia he expected, but a group of hardened guys with grudges to match. The gang all finally meet up at a dive in Chinatown, but instead of a warm reunion the deep resentments of the past turn into exploitation and deceit.
Kill Me Again
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010 by The Mystery Company. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
How do you top your best work? In Hollywood, you make a sequel. That's the plan in 1947 when filming begins on a follow-up to the wartime romance Passage to Lisbon. The screenwriter is accused of being a Communist. Enter Scott Elliott, a former actor and soldier who is struggling to find a place in a changing Hollywood. To save the movie, Elliott must untangle a tale of murder, sin and redemption.
Write Now! On the Road to Getting Published or How I Learned to Sell My Book
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Write Now! is a Big/little book about writing, writer's block, rejection, publishing and selling your book. It is also the story of the making of a writer.