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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: 99,780. 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.
Closing Credits: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,610. 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.
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: 97,520. 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.
Reyhan by Arzu Yildiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,910. Language: Turkish. Published: October 27, 2020 by Davul Kitap. Categories: Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Yıllardır aynı soruyu soruyorum. Bir öğrenci itiraz eder mi diye bekliyorum. Ama kimse itiraz etmiyor. Derste soru sormalarına fırsat vermeden çıkıyorum doğru. Ama kimse kendi hakkını aramıyor. Kürsüde durduğum ve profesör olduğum için benden çekiniyorlar. Soru sormaya dahi korkuyorlar. Ben de bu öğrencilerin mezun olduklarında soran değil de cevap veren konumunda kalacaklarını düşünür, üzülürdüm.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #2 ("Searchlights and Shadows" - "Reds in the Beds" - "Twisted Boulevard") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 312,130. 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.
City of Myths: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,900. 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.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #3 ("Tinseltown Confidential" - "City of Myths" - "Closing Credits") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 318,780. 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.
Kamp Hatıralarım by Deniz Zengin
Series: Kıyıya Vuran İnsanlık Serisi. Price: $4.44 USD. Words: 30,060. Language: Turkish. Published: October 16, 2018 by Crab Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Kampta yaşanan zorluklar, ülkesindeki insan manzaraları, kafa karışıklıkları, doğru yolu bulma, hayatına yön verme adına gördüğü ufacık bir umuda sarılan, yaşadığı her anı kaleme almış bir kadının kamp hatıraları.
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 Secret Diaries of Watkin Tench by Russell Schneider AM
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2019 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Biographical
FACT OR FICTION? Why did the British Government send the dregs of its society to the other side of the world? And what really happened to French explorer Comte de La Perouse, whose two frigates arrived at Botany Bay only days after the First Fleet came to Australia? These lost diaries reveal what really happened in 1788.
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.
Everything But the Truth PART 4: A story of Pat Conroy's Scandalous Grandmother by Steve Peek
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Biographical
Everything But the Truth PART 4: A story of Pat Conroy's Scandalous Grandmother. Part 4 concludes the novel as Margaret Rose circumnavigated the world several times before buying a hotel in a small town and running an illegal poker parlor. It's all fun and games until the hotel burns down.
Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
An old favorite comes back to tug at your heart again. From Publisher's Weekly: "Appalachia in the 1950’s is the vividly drawn springboard to this tender, lyrical novel about mental illness." The Horn Book: "Distinct and startlingly beautiful . . . White’s most moving offering to date.”
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.
Rockin' The Bronx by Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Biographical
The Bronx is burning in 1980-82. John Lennon is being stalked, Bobby Sands is dying, the Reagan Revolution has begun and AIDS is about to be identified. Sean arrives from Ireland searching for his girlfriend, Mary. He finds a lot more than he's looking for, including Danny McCorley, a hard-hitting, book-loving, construction worker with a shadowy past in the Irish Republican movement and a secret.
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."
Road to Gold by William H. LaBarge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Biographical
Matt "Sweetwater" Sullivan's dream of becoming a Navy pilot could not possibly have prepared him for the body-numbing pace of basic training with a class of bewildered beginners. With grit, verve, and determination, Matt would survive the "Pensacola Pressure-Cooker" and go on to Saufley Field to meet the grueling demands of the Navy's basic flight program.
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?
Saving Mona Lisa by Michael Harrington
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,340. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
Saving Mona Lisa is the story of Leonardo da Vinci and two of his apprentices clashing over the ultimate fate of a painting that had achieved great renown soon after everyone thought it was finished...everyone, that is, except Leonardo.