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The Flower Boat Girl: A Novel Based on a True Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,080. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2021 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
Historical novel based on the life of the legendary 19th century Chinese prostitute who became the most powerful pirate in history. The first time her story has been fully told in any language.
Cancelled Confessions by Claude Cahun
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 45,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2022 by Thin Man Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Now recognized as a lost masterpiece of surrealist writing in French, Queer icon Claude Cahun's 'Aveux non Avenus' (published 1930) is now available, in English, for the first time as an e-book.
Closing Credits: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
When a mysterious list starts circulating, columnist Kathryn Massey's life falls under a public magnifying glass. Beset by writer’s block, screenwriter Marcus Adler finds a box in the basement of the Garden of Allah whose contents could rejuvenate his career but cost him his reputation. New to television, Gwendolyn Brick teams up with Lucille Ball but is conflicted by new opportunities.
City of Myths: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,950. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Losing herself one headline at a time has dumped Kathryn Massey at the bargaining table with the man she trusts the least. Now that Gwendolyn Brick is a costumer at 20th Century-Fox, she finds that her friendship with Marilyn Monroe puts her into the crosshairs of Darryl Zanuck. Exiled in Rome but under the spell of romance, Marcus Adler must learn to say goodbye in order to give love a chance.
Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood Reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.
Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
When screenwriter Marcus Adler plans to start over with a disgraced star, a Hollywood censor reminds him that the past isn’t forgotten. Columnist Kathryn Massey must deal with a rival when she glimpses a sight on the set of “Sunset Boulevard.” Gwendolyn Brick thought her new store would be a hit, but when LA’s most notorious madam threatens it, she’ll need a Hollywood miracle to keep her it alive.
Senza scarpe
Price: $6.80 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: Italian. Published: August 23, 2022 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Una narrazione coinvolgente che incrocia la voce del figlio Saulle con la ricostruzione della vita di Roberto Donetta, padre irrequieto e sempre indebitato, contadino della Valle di Blenio, venditore ambulante di sementi, cameriere e poi fotografo.
Il mio ultimo anno a New York
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anna, vent’anni, parte da Venezia per New York con in tasca il lasciapassare di uno stage da Valentino. Incontra Marco, italiano e migrante 2.0, che non la vuole, ma lei riuscirà a conquistarlo. Il futuro è pieno di promesse, il sogno americano sta per diventare realtà e forse è il momento di pensare a un bambino quando tutto cambia. Anna è di nuovo sola a New York.
Knocking Bolts
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Business
What does it take to become an expert in reliability and maintenance management? Christer Idhammar, reliability and maintenance management "guru", breaks it down for you in his compelling life story. From merchant mariner to company and industry leader, you'll get the insight you need to become an expert in industrial reliability and maintenance management.
Sousanna: The Lost Daughter
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,320. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2018 by Tranquility Press. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
As a five-year-old in 1950s Greece, Sousanna plays at being The American. When a stranger deceives her illiterate parents, she is sold to a new family and discovers that being an American is not a life of luxury. As her family searches for Sousanna, she must endure alone in a strange place-unaware of changes that mean home will never be the same.
Queen of Trial and Sorrow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,210. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Biographical
A B.R.A.G, Medallion winner, this is the story of Queen Elizabeth Wydeville, mother of the princes who were murdered in the Tower of London. And here too are the York brothers: the charismatic King Edward IV, treacherous, unstable George of Clarence and the loyal brother who was to become Richard III.
Living Lekka
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
YUSUF BRINGS THIS BOOK TO LIFE with some epic stories from falling in love for the first time, parading in his orange Speedo on Clifton Beach to travelling the world as a flight attendant, experiencing life like you have never seen before.
To Have Nothing
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 76,030. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
To Have Nothing, volume one of a three-part memoir delves into the voyage of a boy — Adel Ben-Harhara — who was separated from his mother as a toddler and was essentially orphaned at the age of five when his father died. With his mother’s inability to provide support, the boy was homeless, often left on the streets between the ages of eight and eleven. How did he survive?
Claudette on the Keys
Price: $8.25 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2021 by Crossfield Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Biographical
The world of Depression-era musicians – and especially the musical world of Ida, or Claudette – is superbly rendered. The highs and lows of a performer’s life, from anxious insecurity to concert euphoria, feels wonderfully authentic. And the book’s many details about the era’s popular songs and performers give the novel great authenticity and bring the story to sparkling life.
Digging the Vein
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Digging the Vein is the stark, tragicomic debut novel from critically acclaimed novelist Tony O'Neill (Sick City, Down and Out on Murder Mile). It tells the autobiographical tale of a young man who arrives in Los Angeles following a brief-but-succesful career in music, only to succumb to the negative pleasures of heroin addiction. With an introductory essay by James "Million Little Pieces" Frey.
Family Man - The Unreal Story of Charles Manson's Right-hand Man
Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2020 by Black Bed Sheet Books. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » General
Billy “Shep” Shepherd becomes a member of the “Manson Family,” and Charles Manson’s most trusted confidant. A story of the sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll of the sixties that evolves into a story of love and friendship then madness and murder.
Arminius
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,810. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
The 1st of a 2-book series, ARMINIUS relates the early saga of an actual barbarian princeling in antiquity, later a legionary and Roman citizen, and later still an equestrian knight. He is said to have led a coalition of tribal warriors to victory in a famous battle that annihilated three entire Roman legions, and which may have subsequently affected the makeup of a segment of European society.
Too Soon the Night: A Novel of Empress Theodora (The Theodora Duology Book Two)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
Palace eunuch and secretary Stephen records Empress Theodora's life as she navigates wars, political and religious crises, a citywide rebellion, and the first world plague pandemic, all in a male-dominated world. "A gorgeous tapestry of impeccable research and intricate worldbuilding." ~Kate Quinn, Author of The Empress of Rome Saga and The Alice Network
Selene of Alexandria
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Biographical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story of ambition, love and political intrigue brings to life colorful characters in an exotic time and place. In AD 412 Alexandria, in a city torn by religious and political strife, Selene struggles to become a physician. Hypatia, Lady Philosopher, and Prefect Orestes offer their patronage and protection. Will it be enough to save Selene from her own impulsive nature?
Celestina Sultan's Slave
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical » General, Fiction » Biographical
SOLD! From the convent to the harem...exotic tale of a sixteenth century romance.