Books tagged: 20th century fiction

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Studio Relations: Love in the Golden Age of Hollywood
Price: $0.99 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.
Counter Clockwise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,970. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015 by Lee Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
*Part of The Collection - can be read without reading the previous books* A teen time traveler's insecurities threaten her relationship with her boyfriend, and potentially alter the future.
The Heaven that is Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
New York Times bestselling author Sharon Page introduces readers to Nigel Hazelton, the future Duke of Langford, as he faces the dangers of WW1 in this prequel novella to An American Duchess.
My Patch: The life of Reginald Smithers, a village policeman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These short stories relate the experiences of Reginald Smithers, a policeman in the small English village of Stackfort on Humber in the first half of the 20th century. They cover his life, from his first appointment as a young constable, his promotion to sergeant through to his retirement and reveal the sometimes humorous, but always interesting, aspects of his life and the lives of his friends.
Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men gives you an in-depth look at this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis.
The Garden on Sunset: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: The Garden of Allah, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,960. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
In Hollywood, 1927, three naïve hopefuls band together to tread water against a tidal wave of threadbare casting couches, nervous bootleggers, human billboards, round-the-world zeppelins, sinking gambling boats, waiters in blackface, William Randolph Hearst, the Long Beach earthquake, starlets, harlots, Harlows and Garbos. But how will they get their feet inside Hollywood’s golden door?