James L. Dickerson


James L. Dickerson is an award-winning writer, author of the music histories "Mojo Triangle" and "Memphis Going Down." As a biographer he also has authored books on Nicole Kidman, Faith Hill, Russell Crowe, jazz legend Lil Hardin Armstrong, and Elvis Presley’s first guitarist and manager, Scotty Moore. His biography, Ashley Judd: Crying on the Inside, was a #1 eBook bestseller providing Sartoris Literary Group with its first #1 bestseller.

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Mojo Triangle: Birthplace of Country, Blues, Jazz and Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Draw a straight line from New Orleans to Nashville, then over to Memphis and back down to New Orleans, following the curves of the Mississippi River, and you have the Mojo Triangle. It is a land area in which all of America's original music was created: Country, Blues, Jazz, and Rock 'n' Roll.
Nicole Kidman: A Kind of Life
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 76,160. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Hollywood superstar Nicole Kidman, a breathtaking beauty and versatile performer, is ranked by most movie insiders as one of the top actresses of her generation. This biography covers her life from birth up to her marriage to Keith Urban and the release of her 2014 film, "Grace of Monaco."
Memphis Going Down: A Century of Blues, Soul and Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 91,830. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
"Memphis Going Down" is the story of Memphis music as told in the words of the record producers, performers, and songwriters themselves as they reflect on their lives and music and its impact on popular culture.
Creature from Reelfoot Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Creature from Reelfoot Lake: The Merman Who Loved Women is a creature noir horror novel that is reminiscent of the classic cinemas of the 1950s such as Creature from the Black Lagoon. But with one major difference: The Reelfoot creature is half-human, a merman who has been on an obsessive search for his birth mother that has lasted more than 200 years.
Faith Hill: The Long Road Back
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Faith Hill: The story of her life,from birth to her failed 2012 comeback. Did she crash and burn? Or has she only just begun to fight to regain her career? From humble beginnings in Star, Mississippi, Faith Hill soared to the top of the country and pop charts, becoming one of the most successful female recording artists in history. Her albums have sold millions.
Someone Is Trying to Kill Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,240. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Doe Peterson is a 26-year-old Asian-American who turns to Memphis psychologist Rivers Mann for help after she concludes that someone is trying to kill her. Her excuse for visiting Dr. Mann is that the attempts on her life are driving her crazy. “That’s what psychologists do, isn’t it? Stop people from going crazy!”
Natalie Portman's Stark Reality
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In Natalie Portman’s Stark Reality,James L. Dickerson traces Portman’s early development, from her Israeli roots to her first appearance in Hollywood—and takes the reader step-by-step through her professional and personal triumphs and challenges, right up to the present day, including her August 2012 marriage to Benjamin Millepied.
Last Dance at Sudden Death Cafe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When President Angus McDuff’s ranch foreman dies of a mysterious illness, along with the Secret Service agent assigned to protect him, the Dallas hospital that treated him is shaken. Later, when it is determined that they both were infected by a yellow fever virus while attending a New York Knicks’ game in Madison Square Garden, it becomes apparent that they—and thousands of spectators at the game

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