Three disparate and deranged tales featuring deluded narcissists, desperate wannabes, cunning fraudsters, lecherous vampires and sociopathic social climbers, in city where dreams are sold and nightmares are conjured.FALSE ICONS AND SACRED COWS: Fr. Arthur Gerdtz is on a mission from God. H...
Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, Horror, Humor
Marie Taglioni was a ballerina born in 1804. She and her father, the dictatorial Philippe, are credited with having invented the Romantic style of ballet: fairies, white tutus, dancing en pointe. This fictionalized version of Marie's real life explores the gap between her role onstage, where she is considered a great beauty, and that offstage, where she's a neglected ugly duckling. She marries a handsome nobleman who only wants her for her money; yet her own love for him sustains her thoughout most of her life. Running parallel to Marie's story is that of her maid, Lucette, who leaves service to become a successful courtesan in demimonde Paris....
Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Contemporary Fiction, Nonfiction, Women's Fiction, Women's
Size: 140 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 May 2018 onward PDT/PST
Your burning ballet questions answered...
• How do I become a professional ballet dancer?
• What do ballerinas eat?or do they eat at all?
• Are all men who wear tights gay?
These are just a few of the questions you'll find answered here. Feel the pain of what it's like to wear pointe shoes, experience the terror of meeting hot, gun-toting guys while on tour with ballet companies in exotic, distant lands... discover an insider's secrets about what ballet life is really like....
Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Nonfiction, Teen & Young Adult, Literature & Fiction
Size: 130 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 May 2018 onward PDT/PST
Englishman in Blackpool, the short story prequel to Englishwoman in Paris. Story length, fifteen minutes. Mr Hopper, butler to Earl of Cosgrave has pretty much given up on ever finding that special person in his life that is, until he meets Beverley.Beverley has got herself into a pickle, a pickle that goes by the name of Joshua. She's all set to run away from the ballet competition at Blackpool's Winter Garden's and then she meets Hopper...Books in this seriesEnglishwoman in ParisEnglishwoman in ScotlandEnglishwoman in Manhattan...
Genre: Arts & Photography, Dance, Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Single Authors
Size: 31 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 April 2018 onward PDT/PST