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Book: Dog Years Within the Curse of 7. Seven Plays by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
Seven Plays. "Off With the Head", an absurdist styled comedy about what is quite likely the absolute worst king in history. In "Dung", a full length play, Roger and Pith are supposed to go out but they can't because someone is outside the door. Eventually the someone leaves and Pith says now they should go out. Roger says if they do, and make just one wrong step it will land them in a someplace [...]
 
Book: Sweet Mungo by Meriel Brooke
2019 edition - previously published 2014 as Sweet Mungo. Growing up in the 1940's, when homosexuality was illegal and rarely discussed, Mungo Warner's exceptional beauty leads to harsh treatment by his father, abuse by his tutor at Choir School and sodomy by a gang of roughs. The abuse of young men was known as the Lavender Scare, and the victims were known as Lavender Boys or Sugar Pants. Are [...]
 
Book: Reflections From The Creek by the Prairie Quills Writers Group
Swift Current City owes its existence to the little creek that meanders through the grasslands of southwestern Saskatchewan. Its shimmering surface has mirrored the progress of the last hundred years, flowing through periods of immigration, settlement, prosperity, depression, and war. The creek reflected thirsty antelope, guzzling steam locomotives, drifting mallards and measured the lengthening [...]
 
Book: Brief Candle by Elizabeth Housden
Camilla Weston has always wanted to act. After drama school and a couple of years in the professional theatre she lands the part of Portia in 'The Merchant of Venice' at the prestigious Pelican Theatre in London to be directed by one of the finest talents in modern revival theatre, Sir Malcolm Masterson. Playing opposite Camilla is to be Leo Frensham, a talented young actor in his own right but [...]
 
Book: Just One Year by Colette Smith
Three young women move into a house together. Ronnie wants to become independent; she doesn't always see herself as others see her, and sharing her room with her stroppy little sister Rosie is doing her head in. She's a secretary in a large Advertising Company; not very exciting but Ronnie doesn't value herself. especially as she gets to know her housemates Anna and Clara, both in professional [...]
 
Book: Brief Lives by Richard French
An entertainer gets into serious trouble & strives to recover. Decades later, actors stage a play about him. Bosworth Hooper is a fictional entertainer - a stage magician, stand-up comic, songwriter - who lived in the mid-19th century and got into serious trouble after ambition led him to stray from his vocation. "Brief Lives" answers the question, "Can Hooper hold together the family he loves [...]
 
Book: Together in Starlight by Susan Mac Nicol
CASSIE & BENNETT - ACT TWO - Bennett Saville is sexy. At the peak of his career, the English star of stage and screen is everything a woman might desire, as fiancee Cassandra Wallace well knows. Together they've seen the world, from L.A. to Shangri La, yet shadows persist even in the spotlight. At home they face lust, greed, and ghosts from their pasts and that's off stage. There is also "The [...]
 
Book: The Runs of Whiteskill by Rebekah Wilson
Plum Taylor is a sixteen-year-old vegan and animal-shelter volunteer from small-town Ludlow, New Jersey. Unlike her peers at Ludlow High, she is not looking forward to summer, as she is forced to spend it at Palace Shore Drama Camp in Whiteskill, New York. Shy, soft-spoken, and better versed in backstage than center stage, Plum is pleasantly surprised when she makes friends with her cabinmates [...]
 
Book: The Runs of Whiteskill - Return of the Runs by Rebekah Wilson
Two years and one high school graduation later, Ace Whibley is returning as a counselor to Palace Shore Drama Camp, where he got discovered and swept away to London's West End for a semester, to make some money for university in Los Angeles. With him is his younger sister Olive, a beautiful, popular girl about to start high school, dodge a camp crime that leads to the prompt dismissal and arrest [...]
 
Book: Cassandra by Starlight (Starlight Series) by Susan Mac Nicol
A London woman is swept off her feet into the glamorous yet surprisingly dangerous world of an up-and-coming star of stage and screen. TO CATCH A RISING STAR - Unconventional though she may be, Cassandra Wallace leads the life of an average Londoner, from blind dates to rush hour traffic. Then, along comes Bennett Saville. Charming, erudite, the up-and-coming actor is like the hero of a romantic [...]
 
Book: Love in the Limelight - A Drury Lane Romance by Jan Marsh
In the London of the 18th century, Drury Lane is at the heart of England theatrical life. New writers and managers strive to entertain theatre goers, while actors - and more recently actresses - compete for the public's affection and celebrity status. Into this sophisticated and competitive world comes Eliza Grahame, a pretty young girl from the slums, whose private life becomes as fascinating as [...]
 
Book: Perfect Wedding (Samuel French Acting Edition) by Robin Hawdon
Comedy - Characters: 2 male, 4 female - Interior Set - A man wakes up in the bridal suite on his wedding morning to find an extremely attractive naked girl in bed beside him. In the depths of a stag night hangover, he can't even remember meeting her. Before he can get her out, his bride to be arrives to dress for the wedding and, in the ensuing panic, the girl is locked in the bathroom. The best [...]
 
Book: The Gingerbread House by Jacqueline Hopper
Unlike many wonderful writers, I don't have a set-in-stone method for writing. For one story, I may work on the plot before I take it to the keyboard. For another project, I'll jump in and just start writing. For The Gingerbread House, I began by searching for the protagonist's name. Keren Joel. From there, I wanted to tell the story of a young woman with a son. But I had to find a reason why it [...]
 
Book: White Roses (Seasons of Change Book 2) by Lynette Rees
Heartwarming Historical fiction by Lynette Rees: perfect for fans of Iris Gower and Richard Llewellyn. Merthyr Tydfil 1867 - There's a new emerging star of the stage, called, 'Kathleen O'Hara'. Unfortunately for Irish-born, Kathleen, although she's described as having the 'Voice of an Angel', as she successfully performs on the stage at The Temperance Hall, Merthyr Tydfil, it's not plain sailing. [...]
 
Book: Flamenco Baby by Cherry Radford
Musician and dance enthusiast Yolande has just finished with yet another faithless boyfriend, even though her body clock is ticking wildly and she longs for a child. However much gay best friend and ideal man Jeremy adores her, he refuses to be the father. Should she relent and take back her repentant ex? Conceive with a sperm donor? She has become entranced by flamenco, music of the outcasts - [...]
 
Book: Dangerous Liaisons: The Backstreet Boy and the Royal Heiress (Royal Command Family Saga Book 1) by Sarah Stuart
Readers' Favorite Award-Winner - a love story that gets hotter... and hotter, and appeals to fans of Claire Macintosh, Susan Lewis, and Lianne Moriarty. Mature readers only. Love sizzles with passion when two worlds collide, but can it survive? Michael's road from poverty to riches is rough: charisma and talent versus pride. Elspeth, daughter of a wealthy Scottish laird, inherits Margaret Tudor's [...]
 
Book: Welcome to the Idiot Box - Stories, Essays, Self-help Wisdom by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
"Hope", one must have it, for without hope what else is there? "Cockroachalisms, Life Lessons Learned On My Journey Through Life", allow the guru of wellness that is Xavier Cockroachal Damon to lead you down the path of happiness with life lessons only he could teach. "Motel Hell", the place where lost souls dwell. "Climb from Hell", Supustrus is trying to rescue himself and his wife by escaping [...]
 
Book: Mr. B - An Evening of Temptation and the Ultimate Sacrifice (Volume 1) by Tevin Hansen
Alternative Christian Fiction with famous dead playwrights and the King of Rock n' roll Nathaniel Hawthorne must travel to the Grand Theatre of Hell, located in the center of the Earth, and team up with a bunch of famous dead playwrights, including Oscar Wilde, Euripides, Tennessee Williams, Honore de Balzac, Lord Byron, a wooden marionette version of William Shakespeare, and Elvis.
 
Book: Boudicca - A Play in Three Acts (The Legendary Women of World History) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
As the western world fell to Rome's mighty legions, one woman dared fight for English liberty. Adapted from the creative non-fiction biography "Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni," Boudicca tells the story of ancient Britain's greatest and most legendary ruler in a format accessible to readers of all ages and productions of all budgets. Production notes include detailed historical information [...]
 
Book: Illicit Passion: The Consequences of Seduction (Royal Command Family Saga Book 2) by Sarah Stuart
Broadway singer and actress, Lisette Marsh, flees to Paris and joins her father, The Diamond Superstar, for a European concert tour. Michael discovers she is being blackmailed into perverted sex with threats to reveal that she had his baby eighteen years before. He gambles his career, his marriage, and his liberty, to discredit the paparazzi-fuelled scandal. Their lovechild, Harriet, discovers [...]
 
Book: Mirror Talk by Barbara Alfaro
Mirror Talk is more a coming to my senses memoir than a coming-of-age story. As a young actress in New York I had some bizarre experiences in off-Broadway productions and later, some hilarious ones as a director in semi-professional and community theatre. While a middle-aged college student, I discovered something I'd suspected a long while - I had exactly the wrong temperament for an actress and [...]
 
Book: Blues in the Wind-Revisited by Whitney J. LeBlanc
Whitney J. LeBlanc has written the saga of a Creole family from Estilette Louisiana, against the backdrop of the birth of the blues. In the 1930's Phillip Fergerson's marriage to Martha, the beautiful Creole woman of his dreams turns into nightmares. Instead of becoming the doctor he promised to be, he becomes a high school teacher, and events of murder, lynching, voodoo and sexual abuse by a [...]
 
Book: (Un)Masked by Andrew Q. Gordon, Anyta Sunday
Jay Walker has two wishes: to perform the play of his dreams alongside his best friend at Wellington's Downstage Theatre, and to meet that special someone. Someone he'd go to the ends of the earth for. Someone who might only exist in fairy tales. When Jay meets accordion busker Lethe Cross, it's like living a dream come true. Lethe's music captivates Jay, and he resolves to meet the man who plays [...]
 
Book: Home to Chapel Springs by Ane Mulligan
2017 Selah Awards Nominee Chapel Springs: where anything can happen, and usually does. "Claire and her best friend Patsy are as lovable as ever; even with all the new problems they face, they keep their sense of humor. The storyline is believable, and readers will identify with issues that are mentioned in the book. Mulligan writes with humor and wit. This book does not disappoint." - Romantic [...]
 
Book: Forever, Christian by Tina Marie Traverse
Open a book, slip into the comfy seat of a movie theatre, turn on your favourite show or play your favourite video game and you will be transported to another world where you can escape from the day to day stresses of being human. However, once that story or game has ended, you will slip back into the day to day grind of the real world. Imagine being stuck in the world of make believe 24 hours a [...]
 
Book: The Lost Voices - Liber 3 - An epic trilogy of ancient Pompeii. by Colin C. Murphy
Pompeii's end approaches. But few yet realise the titanic scale of the events about to overwhelm them. Five thousand people cram the re-built theatre to see Publius's comedic satire on Epidius, but amid the roars of laughter, a smaller scene ends in terrible tragedy. Yet worse is to follow, for Cominia's secret past is revealed, her life threatened by Epidius's desperate desire for revenge, and [...]
 
Book: Ring of Fire - Selected Poems 1972–2008 by Alessandra Gelmi
Alessandra Gelmi attended boarding school in Rome and received her BA in English from Barnard College, Columbia University. She was awarded a teaching fellowship from Boston University, where she received her master's degree and taught creative writing under the aegis of three Nobel Laureates. Her literary awards include the Irene Leache Memorial Prize and the Amy Loveman Competition (open to [...]
 
Book: The Cape Elizabeth Ocean Avenue Society (Plane Tree in Provence Series) by Arlene Rains Graber
The women in A Plane Tree in Provence are home from France and ready to make changes in their lives. This volume centers on Penny Wilson, owner of the Designers Pen, a needlework shop in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Penny lives in a large rambling home with her husband, Michael, and two sons. Life is good until Penny accidentally spots Michael with another woman. Could he be having an affair? Or was it [...]
 
Book: Through the Baltic Looking-Glass by Lara Biyuts
Steampunk. Edwardian mystery. Set in Europe in 1912, the novel "Through the Baltic Looking-Glass" is written in the form of travel notes by Oscar Maria Graf, observant globe-trotter, younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. A Stenbock-like figure, by his origin and his dabbling in literature, Oscar Graf is much hotter, more active and pragmatic than Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) whom he was friend with, [...]
 
Book: Look Mom - I Can Fly! Memoirs of a World War II P-38 Fighter Pilot by Robert Vrilakas
In the mid-1920s the sound of airplane motors would cause the entire inhabitants of author Robert "Smoky" Vrilakas' small Northern California village to dash outside to look up at the sky. Overhead would be a Ford Trimotor passenger plane droning off toward some unknown destination, a sight almost as awesome then as watching a manned satellite pass over in space today. The author, then a young [...]
 


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