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Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,510. 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 by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,760. 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.
The It Girl and Me - A Novel of Clara Bow by Laini Giles
Series: Forgotten Actresses, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,720. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The secretary to actress Clara Bow describes her topsy-turvy life with the woman they called "The It Girl."
Closing Credits: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,600. 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 by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. 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.
Tales, Triumphs, and Misadventures, My time in the Scottish Highlands by Marc Stewart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,510. Language: Simple English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Marc Stewart visited Scotland in 2001. He had heard stories about Scotland all his life from his mother and grandmother. He yearned to visit the place of his ancestors and walked on the battlefield of Culloden as well as visit the Iron age sites on Orkney. His descriptions of his experiences will make you laugh and want to visit Scotland yourself.
My Life Beyond the Grave: The Untold Story of Vlad Dracula by Kai Kiriyama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,130. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
" I have outlived my entire family and have lived to see a time that one could not think possible. I am Vlad Tepes Dracul and I am here to tell you my story." A fictional memoir steeped in historical fact and pop culture, this is the story of Dracula, and how he came to be such an iconic figure. Told from Dracula's point of view and presented like a memoir, it is unique in its execution.
Stripped to the Bone: Portraits of Syrian Women by Ghada Alatrash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Petra Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Biographical
Set between war-torn Syria and the West, Stripped to the Bone explores issues of identity, love, strife, courage and resilience in seven fictional portraits of Syrian women. Paperback edition 5.5" x 8.25" 173 pages ISBN 978-1-927032-46-6
Clara by Marie Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,760. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Historical, Fiction » Biographical
In 1883 Clara left her home in Indiana and everything she had ever known to go with her young husband and small child to establish a home and raise a family in Kansas. Her strength to face the hardships she encounters there comes from her indomitable spirit, her sense of humor, and her devout faith.
Chasing the Strawberry Moon, Hitchhiking (for girls) by Judith A Grout
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,890. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
Two teen-age girls hitchhike cross country to escape an arranged marriage one of their fathers has decreed. They encounter all sorts of people along the way—some benevolent, some decidedly not. In coping with the adversity they find at every turn, they discover the meaning of love and friendship, betrayal and reconciliation, self-reliance and interdependence. A compelling true-life adventure.
Ready Reference Treatise: Persepolis by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Biographical
The story is set in the Islamic Republic of Iran after the Islamic Revolution. The title of the book refers to the ancient capital of the Persian Empire, Persepolis. The book was originally published in French. It has been translated into several languages including English.
Ready Reference Treatise: It's Kind of a Funny Story by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Biographical
It proved to be a highly successful book and it got recognized as the Best Book for Young Adults from the American Library Association in 2007. The novel was adapted into a movie that was released in the month of October 2010.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Day No Pigs Would Die by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Biographical
It follows the life of Rob Peck, the central character, who is coming-of-age in rural Vermont. He lives on an impoverished farm there.
Tales of Titans: From the Renaissance to the Electro/Atomic Age, Vol. 2 by Rich DiSilvio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Biographical
Tales of Titans, by award-winning author Rich DiSilvio, brings great historical figures to life with concise yet compelling essays, coupled with engaging narratives that enlighten readers to the miraculous deeds, or deplorable actions, of numerous titans who have shaped our world in various ways.
Jeff And I Have Very Sore Tails - We Got 47 Spankings Instead Of Jail by H. Matt Synnot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Ken tells his story loosely based on a true story in 1925 Philadelphia where two boys, 14 and 12 are sentenced to a spanking a day for 47 days for a store burglary. Ken tells how he and Jeff the younger boy adjust to their new reality and learn to accept responsibility for their actions and how in the process Ken's relationship with his Dad strengthens. The names were changed for this book.
Eva's Tales - Part two by Lucy L Diamond
Series: Eva's Tales. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018 by Writer's Shop. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
No one ever forgets the occasion when they lost their virginity, so going down memory lane in ‘Paradise’ brought back great memoirs and I treasure them lovingly. By the way, I don’t believe that you ‘lose your virginity’ rather that you receive the gift of proper sex, or fucking, as I prefer to call it.
Darkest Peru by Robert Cooke
Price: Free! Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Biographical
A struggling actor embarks on an unwise adventure into the Peruvian wilderness in search of a hidden Inca temple. His need to escape 'real life' sees him negotiating the towering Andes and sprawling Amazon basin, fending for himself in a land growing more dangerous by the minute. Alone in the wild he is left with ample time to contemplate why he ever thought it was a good idea.
Killing Myself by Ulf Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
I tried to kill myself in the sixties. I wasn’t very good at it. And the thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even close. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty. Leaving you in control.
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