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Kahana-The Untold Stories by Ann Kennedy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
In 1941, Kim Kahana is a happy child in Hawaii until Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. This act of war leads him on a life of dangerous journeys, escapes and courageous deeds. With the help of a secret weapon, and using the most daring methods imaginable, he survives and achieves greatness.
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.
Code Name Lise by George M James
Series: George M James, Book 4 in the GMJ Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
After sinking a South African Navy frigate in an epic gun battle in the Mozambican Channel, former Police Special Forces Company Commander, Geoffrey Foxtrot, now Egg Breaker Ground Commander, is heading down south with his fellow Egg Breakers intending to ambush a squadron of naval fast attack craft that is coming north to investigate the sinking of the frigate. See the long description please.
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.
Digging the Vein by Tony O'Neill
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.
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.
Queen of Trial and Sorrow by Susan Appleyard
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.
The Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 123,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Biographical
1549. Freed from the galleys, the Scottish Reformer John Knox continues his mission as God’s messenger to strike at the roots of papistry. A prophet without honor in his own land, he is welcomed as a chaplain by Edward VI in England.
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."
Wasted and Wounded: Narrative in Tom Waits’ Songs by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 69,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Biographical
This collection unearths the stories that run parallel to those of Tom Waits’ early songs. They do not retell as much as push the envelope wider, strain the meaning of a few lines, and stretch the place the song occupies so that the river rats and abandoned dogs, crying children on the street and shifty-eyed suits, salesmen with their patter and hobos with their rags, can shoulder out a space.
Glory for the Brave by Georgiann Baldino
Series: Civil War Nurses. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Biographical
In 1862 when Charlotte volunteered as a Union nurse, society condemned the idea of women caring for men outside their immediate families. Army nursing thrust her into a world of discrimination, alcohol abuse, and violence. Even if women behaved admirably, serving with the military could ruin reputations. Only rare heroines managed to endure battlefield conditions.
My Name Is Sappho by Martha Rofheart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018 by Enlightenment Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Biographical
Out of history, legend and the cloud drifts of Sappho's own poetry, Martha Rofheart has spun a dazzling tale---a life of high adventure, brutal war, political intrigue, and poignant romance. The dimly known era of Greece six centuries before Christ is illuminated in a lyrical and humanistic story of a woman whose enduring fame lies in her new conception of woman as an intellect and an artist.
Papers For Doughnuts by Karen S. Thompson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
At age 18, Jane Carey has reached her breaking point and stands on a bridge with a gun in her hand and revenge in her heart. For years, she's struggled to survive the unspeakable horrors she's endured at the hands of both her abusive, addicted mother and the school official who violated her childhood innocence. It's a war between good and evil, and Jane has to make a decision. This is her story.
Evita ... My Argentina by Helen R. Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Evita Perón tells her own spectacular story. Tracing her life back to her humble beginnings, Evita takes us on her journey to become an actress and later, to the pivotal moment when she meets Colonel Juan Perón. Never content to stay in her husband’s shadow, Evita reveals her help for the working class. A larger-than-life story, told in her own fictional words, the novel is powerful!
A Tale of Love and Destiny by Barry Shaw
Series: A TALE OF LOVE AND DESTINY. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,120. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The passionate saga of a beautiful young heroine. A story of unrequited love, a failed marriage, a determination to help her people as war descends, and a young woman transformed into a courageous heroine. The only woman to lead a major espionage network in enemy territory against all odds. An exciting debut novel.
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