Books tagged: 1920s

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The Dreamer
Price: Free! Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Anthologies » General
As a teenage orphan in 1920's Manhattan, Olivia knows how to dream big. Life on the streets is easy to gloss over with stars in her eyes and Charlie, the orphan gang's leader, by her side. But when Charlie leaves to pursue his own dreams, Olivia's strength of character will be put to the test as everything she's ever wished for is suddenly within grasp.
The Angel Underwater
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Short Story - An intrepid Times Picayune reporter finds himself going toe to toe with a demonic gangster who is surprisingly light on his feet despite what is actually on his feet. The man has a master, and it's not anyone you would ever want to meet.
The Big Spin [The World of Constance and Collier]
Series: The World of Constance and Collier, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Historical
When her fiancé Mr. Wood lets her down by flirting with another woman, Constance Wynne Hare tears off to Monte Carlo to forget him in the world of high rollers in the flashiest casinos on the Riviera. Will the ever-reliable lady’s maid Collier be able to rescue her from a dissolute life on the Mediterranean? The Jazz Age adventures of Constance & Collier return!
Mowbray Brothers
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: Australian English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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Saturday night, summer of 1920. Mowbray Park is where the local lads go for a laugh, a beer, and a smoke. Eight-year-old Lucky sneaks out of bed to discover his brother and hero has taken a dare that could cost much more than his one shilling bet.
The Golden Merra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,170. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
1928 - Booze smuggler Wil Driscoll has accepted an invitation from an old foe to attend a dog race in New Orleans. On the lam from his boss, Wil desperately needs to strike it big. He soon discovers that he has to share a room with Albert Crow, an ambitious treasure hunter enroute an expedition to Mexico. After the pair's run-in with New Orleans' notorious Black Hand gang, it's no day at the races
A River Between Them
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Two generations. Two love stories, intertwined… What if a piece of furniture could change your life? As the story of two star-crossed lovers unfold through letters found in an old trunk, another love story takes form between two strangers thrown together by fate.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: $2.99 $1.99 USD. (33% off!) Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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Born to a family of Southern sharecroppers, Birdy Whitaker has resiliency in her blood and as a child learns quickly to adapt to the fast paced streets of 1920s Philadelphia. A young single mother of the prohibition-era, Birdy has plans to be made into an honest woman -- that is if she could manage to get handsome, charming and professional bootlegger Sidney Allen to cooperate.
Devil's Plaything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Life as a gangster has been good to Joshua. He has risen from a lowly street thug to second in command of a prosperous mafia family. That is, until a botched deal with bootleggers sends him fleeing from police. As Joshua rushes to escape, he realizes the police aren't the only ones chasing him. Joshua descends into a night of madness and horror as his very soul hangs in the balance
Air Race Fever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
An aspiring actress, Ramona Larosa, enjoys special treatment from her "sugar daddy," Victor Hamilton. Her second cousin, Kent Stevenson, and friend, Jasmin Clark accompany her on many air shows and fun evenings at Chicago speakeasies, movies, and Victor's parties. Along the way, they encounter many different 1920s celebrities such as jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, and Hoagy Carmi
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.