Garden of Allah
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(3.9 based on 9 ratings)
  • 1

    The Garden on Sunset: Garden of Allah, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Martin Turnbull
    • Narrated By John C. Zak
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the bar, and Scott Fitzgerald is sneaking off to a bungalow with Sheilah Graham while Madame Alla Nazimova keeps watch behind her lace curtains.

    Laura Fisher-Day says: "Not interesting enough"
    Not interesting enough

    I didn't care for this one! Story line was odd and seemed to try to hard to interweave with stars of the time.

    Reviewed on November 29 2013 by Laura Fisher-Day (SE Michigan)
  • 2

    The Trouble with Scarlett: Garden of Allah, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Martin Turnbull
    • Narrated By John C. Zak
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Summer, 1936: Gone with the Wind, Margaret Mitchell's first novel, takes the world by storm. Everyone in Hollywood knows Civil War pictures don't make a dime, but renegade producer David O. Selznick snaps up the movie rights and suddenly America has just one question: Who will play Scarlett O'Hara? The Trouble with Scarlett is the second in Martin Turnbull's series of historical novels set during Hollywood's golden age.

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