Books tagged: 1930s

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One of the Fourteen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dr. Francis Dexter arrives in London intending to atone for wrongs committed by his former self, Herbert West. A chance meeting in a pub leads to disturbing revelations by a veteran of the Great War, and forces Dexter to relive a terrible journey in the black region between death and life. (Herbert West Series supplement 4)
A Visit to Luxor
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Reformed necromancer Francis Dexter (formerly known as Herbert West) and his servant Andre Boudreau visit Luxor, Egypt in the year 1935. A climb up el-Qurn, the sacred mountain behind the Valley of the Kings, leads to an encounter with bandits, and with one who "was of the old native blood and looked like a Pharaoh." (Herbert West Series supplement 3)
St. Nicholas of Hell's Kitchen
Series: The Silencer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Christmas time in 1930s New York. After escaping through the chimney of an orphanage, Richard Blakemore a.k.a. the Silencer is mistaken for Santa Claus by one of the children and learns that the orphanage is under siege from both a gang of racketeers and a greedy landlord. Richard vows to help the children and their guardians, but his quest for justice leads him to uncover a much larger plot.
Quiet Falling
Price: Free! Words: 54,970. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
How culpable are we in the events that define our history? Bob Bailey did not join the International Brigade in the Spanish civil war. Instead, he finds adventure at home in 1930's Cheltenham. Or rather, it is visited upon him as he becomes an unwitting accomplice in one of European history's most notorious air attacks.
Fact or Fiction
Series: The Silencer. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York City, 1936: It's a rare evening at home for Richard Blakemore, pulp writer by day and the masked vigilante only known as the Silencer by night. But even though crime never rests, next month's Silencer novel doesn't write itself. Pulp fiction thrives on exaggeration and non-stop action. And as always, the question is how much of the Silencer's adventures are fact and how much is fiction?
Hollywood in Winter
You set the price! Words: 60,210. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Imelda London was the greatest rising star of her day in the heart of the golden age of Hollywood but by the end of her brief run she became a virtual unknown. Her reputation for fast living helped overshadow the secrets she tried to keep meticulously hidden from the public eye. Her life was remembered as short and self-indulgent but she left an indelible mark on the lives of those who knew her.
Soul Census
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 134,770. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
After World War I Willem Maddock thought he would be returning to a better life. Instead, the streets of New York greeted him with only the promise of poverty. Penniless and without purpose his life seemed to be headed nowhere until he met a mysterious man in a dark alley who wanted to recruit him into Census an organization charged with managing reincarnation.
Studio Relations: Love in the Golden Age of Hollywood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,920. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
In 1935 Hollywood, in the midst of the Great Depression, and the Women’s Decency League railing against working women, female director Vivien Howard struggles to convince studio executive Weston Holmes that she is the best director to make a Civil War movie. When a publicity mishap leads to a marriage of convenience, Vivien and Weston must overcome their differences to get their Hollywood ending.
Fish-Eyed Men, Fedoras, and Steel-toed Pumps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
After losing the girl, the key to immortality, and very nearly his life, Jake Istenhegyi is ready for a break. Unfortunately, when you’re the indentured servant to a New Orleans crime madame, the landlord of a gumshoe ghost, and the brother of a flighty immigrant with dreams of celluloid glory, there’s not much chance of finding any breaks.
The Great Depression – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
With few jobs available, banks closing their doors, and businesses going under at a rapid rate, Americans found themselves with few options during the period we call the Great Depression. The 1930’s were a dark period in the economic history of American and much of the world. Will it happen again?