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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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The Dream - Behind The Smile - The Story of Lek, a Bar Girl in Pattaya by Owen Jones
Series: Behind The Smile · Thailand Books. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
The Dream takes up the story of Lek, her family and friends from two years further down the line. In the past, it has always been Lek who issued the ultimata, but the story opens with her having received one and it throws her. She is offered the fulfilment of her oldest dream, but can she take it? The fulfilment of any dream requires sacrifices, but is Lek prepared to make them?
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.
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.
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