Issued with the expressed hope that you will consider reading one of Jack Fitzgerald’s books. Look up your Zodiac sign below and see what the stars suggest you read. These books make great gifts. Most are available as E-books in addition to paper back or hard back. Click the BOOK STORE above button for ordering copies of these books.
ARIES (21 March – 20 April): You like to project yourself energetically and actively into life. You are quick thinking and quick witted. You are a naturally endowed leader, and we are sure you will use this ability to good advantage by reading CONTESSA. You have great concern for justice and human welfare and we know this particular book will decidedly appeal to you.
TAURUS (21 April – 21 May): You are practical, reliable and steadfast. Your constructive outlook and sense of responsibility to others equip you emotionally to understand all the characters in the book VIVA LA EVOLUCION. While slow to anger, you will be furious if you go to the Book Store and find they’re sold out! Therefore, it might. be best to order copies right away for you and your friends.
GEMINI (22 May – 21 June): You are adaptable, communicative, versatile, and hava an urge to adjust yourself to your environment and communicate with others. So, come and communicate with Jack. The environment is an anthology of the 9 plays of his that were originally produced in Paris, France, at The Paris English Theatre, which Jack founded. The title of this collection of humorous plays filled with wit and irony is PARIS PLAYS. You might even want to produce one of these plays.
CANCER (22 June – 22 July): You are sensitive, versatile, and patient. You have deep feelings, a retentive memory, a dramatic imagination and a fascination with the mysterious. You will undoubtedly enjoy every minute of ROGER SHOULD HAVE SAID YES. Your flair for the unusual will insure that you take pleasure in these five screenplays. Maybe you would like to film one of them on your smart phone. Anything is possible as these scenarios show.
LEO (21 July – 23 August): You are generous, warm-hearted, a born leader, enthusiastic, dignified, broad-minded, outspoken, a good organizer, love doing things in a big way and love puzzles. You have a strong sense of the dramatic. You are therefore cordially invited to try to find out who did it in the rousing mystery-thriller TEDDY BEAR MURDERS. This book is filled with candor, magnetism and imagination. Round up a dozen or so of your friends (this won’t be hard for you) and start a mystery book club.
VIRGO (24 August- 23 September): You have a contemplative, discriminating nature and a good reasoning ability and command of language. Your greatest interests are literature and art. You like to be of service to others. So, how would you like to do us a favor? Tell all the other Virgos you know that the author of TEDDY BEAR MURDERS wrote a sequel called MURDER IMPOSSIBLE. We dare you (and your book club) to find out who did it. Jack Fitzgerald, the author, also resides under this sign and claims that Virgo people will understand the nuances of the impossible murder in this book.
LIBRA (24 September – 23 October): You have a sympathetic, pleasant and courteous nature, and you are likely to be extremely popular exactly like my book PARIS PLAYS. Having a keen sense of fair play, you’ll instantly recognize that in this part anthology-part autobiography, you’re getting a lot of fun for your money. Your humanitarian concern will probably make you one of the best-word-of-mouth advertisers for PARIS PLAYS—that is, once YOU have read it. So, make plans to acquire it now!
SCORPIO (24 October – 22 November): You possess an intensity of expression and a way of thinking and feeling that springs from an inner depth. You are a power-house of emotional energy. You are subtle, purposeful and take experiences deep within yourself. You’ll for sure get all the hidden meanings in VIVA LA EVOLUCION. Therefore, tell at least 9 friends about this amazing satire on the quirky side of life in the USA so they too can enjoy all the hidden meanings this book contains. All of you will have hours and hours of fun.
SAGITTARIUS (23 November – 21 December) You are intellectually inclined, open-minded, frank and have good judgment. You love exploring and being adventurous. You are idealistic, jovial, benevolent and outspoken. You have an urge to explore beyond your own known environment. Being that you are an explorer at heart, you probably already sense that CONTESSA is a real page-turner that you can’t put down. This book is not one to overlook—especially for you Sagittarians. Order it today. You’re only a stone’s throw away from the Book Store link above. Also tell your friends about this book—in your outspoken way, of course—and we’ll love you for it. Being that YOU have the rare ability to prophesy things, you already sense how good CONTESSA is and you’ll love recommending it to your friends.
CAPRICORN (22 December – 21 January): You are patient, thoughtful, practical, methodical and resourceful. You have an inborn ability for perseverance and concentrated efforts. You tend to take things very seriously and are a fountain of common sense. You are very dutiful and punctilious. So we know when you say you’re going to get a copy of ROGER SHOULD HAVE SAID YES, you mean it. You’ll also appreciate finding out a lot about the art of screenplays—and in the process we wouldn’t be one bit surprised if you didn’t end up a tremendous film critic. Go for it!
AQUARIUS (22 January – 19 February): You have strong ideals, humanitarian feelings, originality and are a progressive thinker, You have a modest, retiring nature. Yours is an original mind, and you should always rely on your hunches. You have an urge to identify yourself with the progressive aims of the community. Therefore, you’ll be able to see right away that’ TEDDY BEAR MURDERS is your cup of tea. Watch that tea though! It could be poisoned. Oh, well, just dive into this murder thriller and get some of your wits scared out of you. The ending is something you won’t soon forget.
PISCES (20 February – 20 March): You are emotionally sensitive, compassionate, kindly, sympathetic and easy going. You do not like to conform to a disciplined or regimented pattern of behavior. With self-discipline you can rise to great heights, especially in the literary world. Knowing your type, you’ll have so much fun reading MURDER IMPOSSIBLE that you might like to read it twice —especially after having found out its impossible ending. You’ll convince your friends they should visit this book too just for their reaction to the ending. Now, that would really be nice.
Entertaining readers and theatergoers for years, Jack Fitzgerald, a member of the New York Dramatists Guild and the Writers Guild, has been widely acclaimed for his plays, novels and screenplays. The International Herald Tribune said of his writing: “Fitzgerald has an uncanny knack of capturing American types and speech; it is in his conversation and shrewd observation of character and present-day mores that Fitzgerald’s talent shines.”
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