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Zebra's Rock and Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
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A crazy casting call, a twelve-hour wait and a whole bunch of patience was all it took to land a major role in a multi-million dollar studio film. The nineteen-week production and working side-by-side with Rock Hudson, Ernie Borgnine, Patrick McGoohan, Tony Bill and Jim Brown, turned out to be only part of the exciting journey.
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
My Hollywood MisAdventures
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Tales Sometimes Tall, but always true, of Allan Cole's years in Hollywood with his late partner, Chris Bunch.
The Garden on Sunset
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Hollywood, 1927, three naïve hopefuls band together to tread water against a tidal wave of threadbare casting couches, nervous bootleggers, human billboards, round-the-world zeppelins, sinking gambling boats, waiters in blackface, William Randolph Hearst, the Long Beach earthquake, starlets, harlots, Harlows and Garbos. But how will they get their feet inside Hollywood’s golden door?
The Trouble with Scarlett
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Book 2 in the Garden of Allah novels finds Marcus, Kathryn, and Gwendolyn caught up in a Hollywood obsessed with finding the screen’s Scarlett O'Hara. Kathryn scoops the news which makes Louella Parsons hopping mad, Gwendolyn wants the role but faces stiff competition, while Marcus creates a fiasco at the Hearst Castle and needs an out. Who knew casting Scarlett O'Hara could cause so much trouble?
Citizen Hollywood
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,920. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
Double Take
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When 16-year-old Brooke Bentley’s convertible and cell phone conk out during a rainstorm, she believes it’s just bad luck. But when she darts through the dark to a dilapidated Victorian she thinks is her friends and is invited in by a butler in a faded black tux, Brooke knows it must be karma. Because how often do you meet a reclusive 1950’s movie star who thinks she’s actress Terry Moore?
Searchlights and Shadows
Series: The Garden of Allah. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » War
The dark days of Pearl Harbor loom over Los Angeles, and posters warn Hollywoodites that loose lips sink ships. MGM screenwriter, Marcus Adler, needs to come up with a sure-fire hit. Gwendolyn Brick dreams of opening her own dress store, but it threatens to drag her back into the orbit of Bugsy Siegel. Columnist, Kathryn Massey survival depend on a place nobody’s heard of: Las Vegas.
A Dimension of Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Following the murder of a young woman on the set of The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling teams up with a former Los Angeles police officer turned television writer named Gene Roddenberry to investigate.