Books tagged: flapper

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Rhapsody in Blue (Uncollected Anthology, Issue 7: Happily Ever Afters)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Liza feels psychic vibrations from used clothing—which serves her well as a Hollywood costumer. A stunning midnight-blue 1920s flapper dress tells her Shawn is The One, but in her experience, most actors are cads…even the nice guys will break your heart in their quest for fame and fortune. Therein lies the question: Run away screaming? Or trust the dress and go with the dress…and her heart?
Give in to the Feeling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Chicago 1924. Arriving to America, Susie thought she found everything she never dared to dreamed of in China. But only when she meets Blood, she realises the freedom to dress as she wants, make up her face, drink and smoke and dance is just a little, unimportant part of the true freedom she yearns for
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.
Weathered Bird: A Jazz Age Novelette (House of Black Flowers Short)
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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.
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
Benevolent Siren: Remembering Louise Brooks
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Louise Brooks endures as one of silent film's most charismatic and contemporary performers. Immortalized in Pandora's Box, she left a disinterested Hollywood to suffer years of hardship until finding a new career as an author. Later in life, an admiring 20-year old managed to pry a chink into the armor of the reclusive actress, establishing a friendship that revealed a hidden, gentler side.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
The early 1900s gave way to a new era for the women of the United States; the Flapper era. Women and young girls began to idolize the famous celebrities of jazz and cut their hair short, wearing short dresses, and makeup. Young Martha Birdnest has just turned 13 and much to her family's dismay comes to realize what it really means to be a flapper.
A Fiery Gal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The spicy tale of a struggling New Yorker who finds an apartment suite hidden since the 1920’s and transforms into a modern day flapper who finds her place in life.