Books tagged: hollywood

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The Moviegoer in the Golden Age of Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,590. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In 2010, Hollywood entered a 'golden age' of cinema. Jonathan Jacobs is a movie reviewer for the Florida Film Critics Circle. As a trained pundit, Jacobs takes readers on a literary roller coaster ride of excitement as he brings you the very best, the very worst, and everything in between during 2010.
That's Why I'm The Soap Opera Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
That's Why I'm The Soap Opera Writer - This humorous short story goes behind the scenes of a soap where the drama is more intense than what happens in front of the camera. Bonus Story: Welcome To Slaters Falls - Find out who comes out on top when a dirty cop pulls over a take-no-prisoners bitch in this short story featuring characters from Matthew’s novels series Slaters Falls and Northbridge.
My Brother's Keeper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hollywood, 1950 -- A World War II P-51 Ace battles the police, movie makers, the mob, a former starlet ex-girlfriend, a nosy reporter and paranoid patients to find out who murdered his older brother, a prominent Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. His search will lead into the darker corners of his brother's patient files and private life he never knew existed.
For Esme--With Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Esme, an artist, learns a valuable lesson in honesty when she enters a golf tournament. Then her father sets out to find her long lost sister. At age 17, Esme finally gets to meet Darcy. When Darcy appears in an independent film shot on a beach in Southern California by two young filmmakers, Esme meets Steve Ford, one of the producers, but he thinks she's too young.
Vampire Vintage Book One : Belladonna in Hollywood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 81,100. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Belladonna knew her life was about to get even worse the day she had to throw Rosie off the Hollywood sign. What she sought was Golden Age glamor, fame, flashbulbs, and the man who played Dracula. What she got was Hollywood's underbelly – drugs, degenerates, phoneys, and a vampire with one hell of an attitude. Blood, Revenge, Gangsters, Vampires, Bela Lugosi & Guns.
Catch A Falling Starlet
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For History major Carolyn Madore, leaving school to work for the Pawskonsett Island Artifact Retrieval Company was an easy decision. After all, the company has had remarkable success recovering antiquities of the lost, misplaced and "no one is sure they ever really existed" variety. She didn't realize her new duties would include treasure hunting, time travel and solving the occasional murder.
"B" Movies, Bad Movies, Good Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In the days when cinema audiences insisted that movie programs include two features, plus shorts, a newsreel, trailers and a cartoon, the supporting feature was known as a "B". On many occasions, the unheralded "B" movie turned out to be more entertaining than the "A" attraction. Many of Hollywood’s biggest stars, like John Wayne, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard, got their start in "B" movies.
The Making of 'I Saw Them Ride Away'
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by Castle Knob Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Poking into the dusty corners of the Internet can reveal a lot about characters long gone, and even open up the occasional mystery. Harry Gant's life was even more interesting than his memoir led us to believe.
Shadow and Substance: My Time with Charlie Chaplin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,900. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Hollywood, today and during the 1930's, is the setting for this intriguing tale of an unknown writer, and a world-famous film artist who died over 20 years ago. The project becomes a conflict of loyalties, as the writer finds himself torn between his drive to succeed and his desire to protect Charlie Chaplin. Enter Charlie, now confronting the man whose job it is to discredit his legacy.
The Elvis and Marilyn Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Did Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe have a secret love affair? People will kill to find out. When actress Stevie Marriner, reigning "sex queen of the soaps," becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a once-famous movie director from the Golden Age of Hollywood, she calls on her ex-husband, newsman Neil Gulliver, for help.