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The Bishop's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...
Memorable Films of the Forties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.
Your Colossal Main Feature Plus Full Supporting Program: Over 175 Classic Hollywood Movies Examined
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Many colossal main features are reviewed in this book. But until recently, such movies were not enough to satisfy patrons. They also wanted a supporting film, shorts and cartoons. So here are detailed not only main attractions like High Noon, Jezebel, Merry Widow, Zorro, A Star Is Born, Rio Rita, Great Waltz, but lesser movies that audiences also demanded. Many of these are now available on DVD.
Scream Angel
Series: The Entity Stories. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,520. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The Angels. Aliens enslaved for the Scream they produce, a drug that turns pain to pleasure, grief to joy. Soldiers on Scream are remorseless killers. Jason Trelayne is such a soldier. But when Trelayne falls in love with a Scream Angel, he triggers an epic struggle that pits him and a small band of fugitives against an empire. An award winning story of rebellion, love, and an unlikely hero.
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Crammed full of facts on each selected film, including actors and their characters, synopses and reviews, plus lots of fascinating background information, "CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge" is a truly massive book, detailing over 160 movies originally released in that wide-screen process. This book is an absolute must-have for the classic movie fan who watches TCM or enjoys vintage DVDs.
POPULAR PICTURES of the Hollywood 1940s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
John Howard Reid's latest offering is every bit as idiosyncratic as his previous books in this series, and equally compulsive reading for film buffs. The present book provides a wealth of information. Reid finds much to admire in the films he writes about. He is a full-fledged movie buff, but not a drooling one. More than 130 films are featured in this surprising book. Film criticism at its best!
Qinmeartha and the Girl-Child LoChi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011 by Infinity Plus. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Tarburton-on-the-Moor: just another sleepy Dartmoor village. Or so it seems to Joanna Gard, until the fabric of the place begins, like her personal life, to unravel. In this disturbing tale of clashing realities, Hugo- & World Fantasy Award-winner John Grant skilfully juggles a strange cosmology with images from the darker side of the human soul. Includes bonus novella "The Beach of the Drowned".
Stay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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Callie is shocked when she is ripped from her home in the middle of the night. She is taken to a city that she never knew existed only to find that she has a strange connection to her sexy captor. To top it all off, he tries to convince her that she is not even human. She learns that she is actually a fairy. Not just any fairy, but a fairy who has been destined to become queen of the fairies.
Award-Winning Films of the 1930s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Unlike other books on this topic, Reid's account includes more than just the main winners. Most books, even those that claim to be complete, exclude those films associated with honorary award winners such as Judy Garland's Babes in Arms, Mickey Rooney's Hold That Kiss and Judge Hardy's Children, Edgar Bergen's Goldwyn Follies, Shirley Temple's Baby Take a Bow, Charles Chaplin's The Circus, etc.
Happily Divorced, or how to rob the robber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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After 40 years of troublesome marriages two 65 year old men are happily divorced but broke. Their future may only last five years. They decide to rob the robber.