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Sousanna: The Lost Daughter by Sousanna Stratmann
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.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #2 ("Searchlights and Shadows" - "Reds in the Beds" - "Twisted Boulevard") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 312,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
1940s Hollywood was a perilous time. Over the music of the Hollywood Canteen hung the fear that some of these brave boys won’t make it back. Then came the paranoia that Commies lurked behind every movie, bringing with it the Red Scare. And once HUAC was finished rattling its publicity-seeking saber, a new threat flourished. This time from that plywood book with the tiny screen.
Il mio ultimo anno a New York by Annalisa Menin & Susanna De Ciechi
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #3 ("Tinseltown Confidential" - "City of Myths" - "Closing Credits") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 318,770. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
1950s Hollywood saw the beginning of the end of everything: the Eisenhower Years and everything it represented, the restrictive Production Code, Hollywood’s golden-era studio system...and the Garden of Allah Hotel. The times they were a-changing and Hollywood's denizens needed to change too...or be left behind.
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 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.
The Lady in the Tree - Behind the Smile - The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile · Thailand Books · Wales, Welsh and Celtic. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,010. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
The Lady in the Tree continues straight on from book three Maya - Illusion. Lek is still in business with her old friend Ayr and they mean business as well, especially when rivals from nearby try to intimidate them.
Maya - Illusion: Behind The Smile, The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile, Book 3 · Thailand Books, Book 3 · Wales, Welsh and Celtic. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,450. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This book picks up the story of Lek's life six or seven years further on. At forty-ish, it is time to take stock of her life. She looks back on her life and wonders whether it was all worth it. Should she feel bitter about what has happened to her or should she move on and try to forget her past? Should she try to erase it, whitewash it out, like so many women did or should she be proud of it?
Nick the Greek by Harry Mark Petrakis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
This is the story of the famous gambler, Nick the Greek, told by renowned Greek-American novelist, Harry Mark Petrakis. The story, drawn in the epic strokes of an ancient tragedy, takes place against the violent, gangster-riddled world of Prohibition Chicago, through the heroic and finally sorrowful events of his life ending with a golden hearse and garish funeral in that modern Babylon, Las Vegas
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.
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!
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.
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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