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Glimpse of Gable: The Thirties
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A sensation for MGM in 1930's Hollywood. He worked hard for years for his overnight success, on farms, oil fields and repertory theater. Gable would do whatever it took to make it. No matter what he wasn't going back to his Dad to work the dirt. The 1930's were frantic, packed with the films that made him a star. Catch up with all the classics and more inside.
The Absolute Joy of Work: From Vermont to Broadway, Hollywood, and Damn Near 'Round the World
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The autobiography of Carleton Carpenter. 20 chapters. Introduction by Debbie Reynolds. More than 60 rare photos tracing his more-than seventy-year career.
Reds in the Beds: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,180. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
As World War II ends, a new boogieman emerges: the Red Menace. MGM’s Marcus Adler needs to keep his reputation beyond reproach; columnist Kathryn Massey may have to take on J. Edgar Hoover himself; and at Bullocks Wilshire, Gwendolyn Brick makes a discovery that could revive her dream. In postwar Hollywood, there are reds in the beds, the sharks are circling, and it’s feeding time.
Dancing with the Stars - A Story of the Golden Era of Hollywood Musicals
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Norman Borine reveals the exciting and fascinating story of how he moved from a small town in Idaho to Hollywood, where he soon became a member of the elite MGM family. He explains how he leaped from $100 per week as a contract dancer, to becoming Cyd Charisse’s the first movie dance partner, to earning $1,000 per week as a “dance-in” for Fred Astaire.
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 136,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Joi Lansing: A Body to Die For colorfully chronicles personal and intimate details of the last four years of the talented ‘50’s “blonde bombshell” star’s fascinating life.
A Dimension of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Following the murder of a young woman on the set of The Twilight Zone, Rod Serling teams up with a former Los Angeles police officer turned television writer named Gene Roddenberry to investigate.
Searchlights and Shadows: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,440. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The dark days of Pearl Harbor loom over Los Angeles, and posters warn Hollywoodites that loose lips sink ships. MGM screenwriter, Marcus Adler, needs to come up with a sure-fire hit. Gwendolyn Brick dreams of opening her own dress store, but it threatens to drag her back into the orbit of Bugsy Siegel. Columnist, Kathryn Massey survival depend on a place nobody’s heard of: Las Vegas.
Double Take
Series: Coral Cove. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When 16-year-old Brooke Bentley’s convertible and cell phone conk out during a rainstorm, she believes it’s just bad luck. But when she darts through the dark to a dilapidated Victorian she thinks is her friends and is invited in by a butler in a faded black tux, Brooke knows it must be karma. Because how often do you meet a reclusive 1950’s movie star who thinks she’s actress Terry Moore?
Citizen Hollywood: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,730. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Hollywood, 1939: When Tinseltown begins to woo wunderkind Orson Welles, he stashes himself at the Chateau Marmont until he’s ready to make his splashy entrance. But when William Randolph Hearst realizes "Citizen Kane" is based on him, he won’t be happy—and when Hearst isn’t happy, nobody’s safe. Marcus Adler, Kathryn Massey, and Gwendolyn Bricky need to go for broke, and the clock is ticking.
The Trouble with Scarlett: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Book 2 in the Garden of Allah novels finds Marcus, Kathryn, and Gwendolyn caught up in a Hollywood obsessed with finding the screen’s Scarlett O'Hara. Kathryn scoops the news which makes Louella Parsons hopping mad, Gwendolyn wants the role but faces stiff competition, while Marcus creates a fiasco at the Hearst Castle and needs an out. Who knew casting Scarlett O'Hara could cause so much trouble?