Books tagged: speakeasy

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A Fiery Gal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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.
His Smoke, Her Roses
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Film-Noir
Film noir "His Smoke, Her Roses" by Chandra Jayne. A girl's coming-of-age thriller set in 1930s. Kansas City in the Thirties seemed wholesome as the town of Mayberry but was impervious as Gotham City. Haven to bootleggers and farmers, the city promised everything but freedom to a young woman Carthage who flees her violent family on the coat tails of a gangster with a crying disorder. Love? Maybe.
Violet Crime, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco, 1935 Imagine an insinuating saxophone and you will know what it was like to meet Violet Harris. A tight dress wrapped around her like a wet leaf in autumn. My own dress was silk and hers, who knows, maybe rayon, but she filled it out with a tawdry sensuality that turned men's heads. Includes a chapter of MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT!
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Runaway
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: The Taming of Al Capone
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Young Ernie Hemingway and his friends meet up with Al Capone and his gang as he travels north to do some business in Petoskey. Capone's trip is cut short when he reaches Horton Bay and something highly unlikely changes his life!
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
Speak English Sentences Everyday: 50 Most Common Words
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Series: English Daily Use, Book 26. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Around 3000 daily life sentences, the most common words: after, against, all, around, away, back, before, bring, back call, carry, come, continue, down, ever, fall, give, go, hold, into, just, keep, lead, leave, let, lie/lay, like, look, make, name, once, off, on, out, over, pull, push, put, remain, run, set, since, stand, take, through, throw, turn, up, upon, way
Bathing Beauties, Booze And Bullets (A Jazz Age Mystery #2)
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Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s 1927 in Galveston, TX—the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, is assigned to profile bathing beauties competing in the Miss Universe contest, but she’d rather solve the murders of local prostitutes. Worse, she must fend off advances from Colin, a gangster she suspects is involved. Finally she risks it all to save her friends and brother from a ruthless killer.
The Lady and the Gandydancer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Sean O’Sullivan, once a roaring twenties playboy, has been forced by his railroad president father to work as a Gandy Dancer, unskilled workers who use shovel and pick to keep the rail lines straight. One night he finds himself rescuing Anne Miller, a spoiled coed abandoned on a mean street in Baltimore by her feckless date. He lets her believe he is a common laborer, and she is charmed by him.
Air Race Fever
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: 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