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In England’s young silent-film industry, the megalomaniacal Randolph Fflytte is king. Nevertheless, at the request of Scotland Yard, Mary Russell is dispatched to investigate rumors of criminal activities that swirl around Fflytte’s popular movie studio. So Russell is traveling undercover to Portugal, along with the film crew that is gearing up to shoot a cinematic extravaganza, Pirate King . Based on Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance,...
"Based, as they say, on a true story... Jack Levin is the boy who finds things. "Gus" Berry is the boy who wants things. Annie Barker is the girl who believes in things. And together they stumble upon a gut-wrenching secret that threatens to destroy their families and their lives. Welcome to the 1960s and sleepy small-town Trenton, Ontario. Where a silent movie studio once prospered. Where hunting, fishing, arson, and drowning are the favored pastimes....
"As the head of a prestigious movie studio for nearly two decades, Andy Westfield has had every conceivable professional luxury: a stunning office on the forty-fourth floor, a loyal assistant who can all but read his mind, access to a private jet and company cars. The son of Hollywood royalty, Andy always put his career before his marriage, and now, besides his daughter and young grandchildren, it's the only thing he truly loves. But then Andy's world...
In this spectacular saga as radiant, thrilling, and beguiling as Hollywood itself, Adriana Trigiani takes us back to Tinsel Town's golden age--an era as brutal as it was resplendent--and into the complex and glamorous world of a young actress hungry for fame and success. With meticulous, beautiful detail, Trigiani paints a rich, historical landscape of 1930s Los Angeles, where European and American artisans flocked to pursue the ultimate dream: to...
"There’s no business like horror business. Most kids dream of being on a movie set, but when Ruthie and Ezra’s family buys an old Hollywood studio, they discover secret, forgotten horrors that are more than just makeup and special effects! Monstrosity Studios was the biggest name in horror movies until it closed down years ago. Even though the lot is rumored to be haunted, the Dillon family starts production back up…but they keep having “accidents”...