Books tagged: obituary

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Obituary for a Bad Man
Price: Free! Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Parenting » Absentee parents
People who lived rotten lives, who were rotten to others, to their family, are commonly eulogized in obituaries and funerals as decent, loving souls. This is my attempt to set the record straight concerning one particularly rotten soul, my father, Louis J. Helbert, Jr.
Michael Remer
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
A mother reminisces about her childhood friend, Michael, after reading a news article about his young death at the hands of a drunk driver. There are many steps one can take to influence another's life journey.
Agent 107: A Final Report
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The late, great Agent 107 (Frank von Peck) of Psecret Psociety is remembered in this special 2200-word hagiographical short story.
Black Static #38 Horror Magazine
Series: Black Static Horror & Dark Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,270. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This 1st 2014 issue is dedicated to the memory of Joel Lane, and Nicholas Royle pays tribute in 'The Conscience of the Circuit'. The issue’s new horror/dark fiction is by John Grant, Tim Waggoner, Andrew Hook, Maura McHugh, Danny Rhodes and Malcolm Devlin. Cover art is by Joachim Luetke. Plus columns by Stephen Volk and Lynda E. Rucker; Tony Lee’s DVD/Blu-ray reviews, Peter Tennant’s book reviews.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Penny Perkins just killed her date. Smashed him on the head with a bottle of Misty Mangoberry Merlot. She is tipsy and panicked, wearing a heinous pink bridesmaid dress that makes her irrational. Things are about to get more complicated for Penny, as her dead date's life unravels into a mystery the deeper she investigates. Death just happens to be her job. She's the newspaper's obituary writer.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Seriously: What Makes Us Happy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
“You don’t have to be a millionaire to leave a legacy.” The Pointe Overlook Writers attempted to capture family history on paper as part of their legacy. In addition to sharing some of their stories, they included their secret of happiness, and their yet unfulfilled obituaries.
Uncle Vincent
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
A short story about the life of a quirky person who died