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Il mio ultimo anno a New York by Annalisa Menin & Susanna De Ciechi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,490. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Anna, vent’anni, parte da Venezia per New York con in tasca il lasciapassare di uno stage da Valentino. Incontra Marco, italiano e migrante 2.0, che non la vuole, ma lei riuscirà a conquistarlo. Il futuro è pieno di promesse, il sogno americano sta per diventare realtà e forse è il momento di pensare a un bambino quando tutto cambia. Anna è di nuovo sola a New York.
City of Myths: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,050. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
Losing herself one headline at a time has dumped Kathryn Massey at the bargaining table with the man she trusts the least. Now that Gwendolyn Brick is a costumer at 20th Century-Fox, she finds that her friendship with Marilyn Monroe puts her into the crosshairs of Darryl Zanuck. Exiled in Rome but under the spell of romance, Marcus Adler must learn to say goodbye in order to give love a chance.
20 Years in Africa by Wenche Elin Eklund
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Belinda leaves her comfortable life in Norway to start over in a country she has never seen. Willing to support her husband in his new career, she carves out a life for herself and her children, unaware that her husband is about to tear their world apart forever. Based on a true story, 20 Years in Africa follows the heart-wrenching story of the ultimate betrayal...
Twisted Boulevard: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,800. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
When screenwriter Marcus Adler plans to start over with a disgraced star, a Hollywood censor reminds him that the past isn’t forgotten. Columnist Kathryn Massey must deal with a rival when she glimpses a sight on the set of “Sunset Boulevard.” Gwendolyn Brick thought her new store would be a hit, but when LA’s most notorious madam threatens it, she’ll need a Hollywood miracle to keep her it alive.
Tinseltown Confidential: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood by Martin Turnbull
Series: Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,530. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
As America embraces the 1950s, television is poaching Hollywood’s turf and Joseph McCarthy forces exiled screenwriter Marcus Adler fights to finally clear his name. Hollywood Reporter Kathryn Massey knows a secret that might take down a charismatic figure out to intimidate the film industry. When “Confidential” magazine arrives, Gwendolyn Brick figures she’s got nothing to hide - until she does.
Memories of Summer by Ruth White
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
An old favorite comes back to tug at your heart again. From Publisher's Weekly: "Appalachia in the 1950’s is the vividly drawn springboard to this tender, lyrical novel about mental illness." The Horn Book: "Distinct and startlingly beautiful . . . White’s most moving offering to date.”
Evita ... My Argentina by Helen R. Davis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Evita Perón tells her own spectacular story. Tracing her life back to her humble beginnings, Evita takes us on her journey to become an actress and later, to the pivotal moment when she meets Colonel Juan Perón. Never content to stay in her husband’s shadow, Evita reveals her help for the working class. A larger-than-life story, told in her own fictional words, the novel is powerful!
Les routes de l'Inde by Mircea Eliade
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: French. Published: June 18, 2013 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Fiction » Biographical
Les routes de l’Inde est un roman d’aventures au quotidien. Les aventures de l’esprit et de la chair survenues de 1928 à 1931, à Calcutta, à un jeune Roumain venu y étudier le sanskrit et la philosophie indienne.
The Garden of Allah Novels Trilogy #2 ("Searchlights and Shadows" - "Reds in the Beds" - "Twisted Boulevard") by Martin Turnbull
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 311,800. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
1940s Hollywood was a perilous time. Over the music of the Hollywood Canteen hung the fear that some of these brave boys won’t make it back. Then came the paranoia that Commies lurked behind every movie, bringing with it the Red Scare. And once HUAC was finished rattling its publicity-seeking saber, a new threat flourished. This time from that plywood book with the tiny screen.
Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton by Juliet Waldron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 151,570. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
A Master Passion places the battles of Alexander Hamilton, the lonely idealist, within a family saga rich in period detail. The great edifice for which he laid the groundwork -- America -- has become, exactly as he planned, the richest and freest country on earth. Betsy's passion is Alexander. Alexander's passion is America.
Nick the Greek by Harry Mark Petrakis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
This is the story of the famous gambler, Nick the Greek, told by renowned Greek-American novelist, Harry Mark Petrakis. The story, drawn in the epic strokes of an ancient tragedy, takes place against the violent, gangster-riddled world of Prohibition Chicago, through the heroic and finally sorrowful events of his life ending with a golden hearse and garish funeral in that modern Babylon, Las Vegas
Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog II: The Next Fifty Years by Daniel Chavez Sr.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,730. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2018 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Biographical
This is the continuing story of Marcelino and the Curse of the Gold Frog. After the family moves to Texas, the responsible men work hard at their jobs, but Tacito and his cantankerous father work hard at avoiding jobs and creating their own style of mischief and chaos, much of which borders on lunacy. The ultimate outcome of the family ends with an unexpected turn of events.
Junkie Love by Joe Clifford
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,510. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
From the cow fields of Connecticut to the streets of San Francisco, Joe Clifford’s Junkie Love traverses the lost highways of America, down the rocky roads of mental illness to the dead ends of addiction. Based on Clifford’s own harrowing experience with drugs as a rock ’n’ roll wannabe in the 1990s, the book draws on the best of Kerouac & the Beats, injecting a heavy dose of pulp fiction.
La chiave nel latte by Alexandre Hmine
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: Italian. Published: April 16, 2018 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“La chiave nel latte” racconta la storia di un ragazzo di origini marocchine che cresce in Ticino, nell’Alto Malcantone, dopo che la madre lo ha affidato a un’anziana vedova di nome Elvezia. Il romanzo procede per frammenti, ricordi che la voce narrante riporta alla luce: i giocattoli dell’infanzia, le feste religiose, le partite di hockey sull’asfalto, le infatuazioni...
Arthur the Red River Man by William Underwood, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Biographical(4.00 from 1 review)
A semi-biography of Arthur Racine; a cajun man who grew up on the Bayous of Louisiana amid the colorful culture and folk tales of the Indians battling swamp monsters. A way of life that was dangerous and also peaceful where family came first and good fresh food from the Bayou was a necessity to survival.
Seul le poisson mort se laisse porter par le courant by Eve Lavigne
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 26,890. Language: Canadian French. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Biographical
Qu'ont en commun une adolescente dépressive, un poète sans abri défoncé à l'héroïne, une retraitée insoumise et apatride, un groupe de femmes africaines réfugiées au Québec, un travesti en rechute, une nounou Burkinabè et une coopérante canadienne? D'abord, une amitié solide. Une envie de vivre à tue-tête. Des sourires féroces. Et cette résilience qui ne leur laissera jamais baisser les bras.
Death in the Black Patch by Bruce Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016 by Artemesia Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
In 1906 Kentucky, Wes Wilson’s tobacco crop is his life’s blood. Wes is determined that nothing—not the devious tobacco buyer; the ever-present Night Riders; or the cousin hiding a deadly secret—will stand in his way. The secrets and lies smother Wes the longer he takes to decide what to do with his crop. The conflict erupts and soon rages out of control with a result both surprising and tragic.
The Silk Swan by Sheldon Friedman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,040. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2018 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
The Silk Swan continues the exciting adventures and life-styles of Travis Kane, his family and friends after World War II. This novel focuses on the coming of age issues of their children, their heartbreaks, tragedies, passions, joys and what it was like to live during the latter part of The Cold War years. New York, London and Paris have never been more exciting and adventurous.
Zeke by Coy Roper
You set the price! Words: 66,950. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
Zeke is a high school drop out, a reformed alcoholic, and an undistinguished veteran who in the 1960's becomes the elected police chief of a collage town in Northeastern Oklahoma. He solves newsworthy cases, gets a collage degree, and becomes an unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate before he finally becomes and elementary teacher.
Digging the Vein by Tony O'Neill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Digging the Vein is the stark, tragicomic debut novel from critically acclaimed novelist Tony O'Neill (Sick City, Down and Out on Murder Mile). It tells the autobiographical tale of a young man who arrives in Los Angeles following a brief-but-succesful career in music, only to succumb to the negative pleasures of heroin addiction. With an introductory essay by James "Million Little Pieces" Frey.
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