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All Award-Winning American Movies of the 1930s By John Howard Reid
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All the movies that gained awards from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the period 1930 through 1939, are detailed and described. In addition, the New York Film Critics and the... More > Photoplay Gold Medal winners are also fully represented, including not only American productions, but British imports as well.< Less
Film Noir, Detective and Mystery Movies on DVD: A Guide to the Best in Suspense By John Howard Reid
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A guide to classic and vintage motion picture suspense in film noir, mystery thrillers and detective movies from Hollywood's Golden Age, this book also provides credits, reviews, original release... More > information and current DVD details. Movies include not only famous classics like "Charlie Chan in Egypt", "City Streets", "Counsellor at Law", "Father Brown, Detective", "Gilda", "The Kennel Murder Case", "The Lady from Shanghai", "Laura", "Mysterious Mr Moto", "The Naked City", "Nightmare Alley", "Odd Man Out", "Out of the Past", "The Paradine Case", "Rebecca", etc., but lesser known titles. Additional essays survey Film Noir, Sherlock Holmes, The Thin Man, Raymond Chandler, Humphrey Bogart and Alan Ladd.< Less
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How To Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards, NEW EXPANDED EDITION By John Howard Reid
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John Howard Reid (a well-known author with over 50 years experience in writing and publishing) is Chief Judge of three annual literary events: The Tom Howard Short Story, Essay and Prose Contest, the... More > Tom Howard Poetry Contest, and the Margaret Reid Prize for Traditional Verse. These long-established, prestigious writing competitions each offer cash prizes totally $5,350. In "Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS", John Reid tells every aspiring author how to achieve success. To research this book, he entered no less than eighty writing contests himself. His entries won prizes, or were short-listed, at least 27 times. That's better than a one-in-three success rate. "I would easily have achieved a one-in-two success rate if I had only entered the RIGHT contests," Reid declares. "I entered some of them merely to prove my theories or simply to obtain Judges' Reports." In this book, John Howard Reid will tell YOU how to select the RIGHT contests for YOUR essays, short stories and poems.< Less
Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS: How To Join the Winners' Circle for Prose and Poetry Awards, NEW EXPANDED EDITION By John Howard Reid
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John Howard Reid (a well-known author with over 50 years experience in writing and publishing) is Chief Judge of three annual literary events: The Tom Howard Short Story, Essay and Prose Contest, the... More > Tom Howard Poetry Contest, and the Margaret Reid Prize for Traditional Verse. These long-established, prestigious writing competitions each offer cash prizes totally $5,350. In "Write Ways to WIN WRITING CONTESTS", John Reid tells every aspiring author how to achieve success. To research this book, he entered no less than eighty writing contests himself. His entries won prizes, or were short-listed, at least 27 times. That's better than a one-in-three success rate. "I would easily have achieved a one-in-two success rate if I had only entered the RIGHT contests," Reid declares. "I entered some of them merely to prove my theories or simply to obtain Judges' Reports." In this book, John Howard Reid will tell YOU how to select the RIGHT contests for YOUR essays, short stories and poems.< Less
Mr Christian and the Bag Lady: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Stories By John Howard Reid
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Fifteen prize-winning short stories are contributed by Roger Vickery, Fiona Price, Elaine Fell, Peter Job, Michael Hunt, Margaret Harrison, Robyn Hukin, Trisha Dunning, Mark Hodgetts, Kurt von... More > Trojan, Jim Kent, John Ryan, Peter Appleton, and Brennan O'Shea.< Less
Mr Christian and the Bag Lady: An Anthology of Prize-Winning Stories By John Howard Reid
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Fifteen prize-winning short stories are contributed by Roger Vickery, Fiona Price, Elaine Fell, Peter Job, Michael Hunt, Margaret Harrison, Robyn Hukin, Trisha Dunning, Mark Hodgetts, Kurt von... More > Trojan, Jim Kent, John Ryan, Peter Appleton, and Brennan O'Shea.< Less
A Packet of Dreams By John Howard Reid
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An anthology of never-previously-published short stories, some of them prize-winning, on various subjects and themes, written by the Chief Judge of the Annual Tom Howard Short Story Contest. Although... More > they explore a number of different genres, most of the stories are set in the U.S.A. The locale for two of the longer narratives, however, is Egypt: one in modern Egypt, the other in Ancient Egypt. Some of the stories are humorous, others are suspenseful, a few could be described as character studies, and even one or two rate as experimental.< Less
Prophet, Priest and King By John Howard Reid
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Thrilling action, suspense and mystery abound in this historical novel, inspired by the books of Kings and Chronicles in the Old Testament of the Bible. Highlighting the latter days of King Solomon... More > in the city of Jerusalem in Ancient Israel, the novel is a real page-turner that moves with the speed of an arrow. In addition to the aged King Solomon, Biblical characters include Jeroboam, a former governor in Israel, accused of plotting against Solomon and now exiled in Ancient Egypt; Ahijah, a wandering prophet, a friend and former servant of Jeroboam; Iddo, a blind seer; Rehoboam, Solomon's favorite son and designated heir; Zabud, Solomon's long-time friend; Qoheleth, a fanatical supporter of Jeroboam; Gallim, the mayor of Bethel; Berechiah, captain of the Bethel town guard; Nathan, the prophet; King David and his son, Adonijah; the girl, Abishag; Ethan, the sage; and Azariah, the young and ambitious High Priest.< Less
A Mountain of Many Treasures: Prose Pieces by John Howard Reid By John Howard Reid
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A mixed bag of prose pieces by "the charismatic John Howard Reid", this collection includes short stories, essays, a novelette, and even a First Prize-winning humorous piece and a one-act... More > stage play. The novelette, "My Friend, My Enemy", is a gripping mystery thriller centered around Erwin Rommel when the Field Marshal was stationed at Benghazi in North Africa in 1941.< Less
MEXICAN AUTUMN By John Howard Reid
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A series of inter-related short stories, set in a small fishing village on the Sea of Cortez in Baja California, "Mexican Autumn" presents a number of humorous yet poignant encounters... More > between the local inhabitants and a varied assortment of American tourists.< Less

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