Books tagged: comedy of manners

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Foreign Matter: In Trouble with My Fantasies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Toby travels with a woman who pays. He's got it made, except that her nine-year-old daughter is smarter than he is. Part of the Toby series. Original hardcover published by Atheneum/Macmillan, New York. “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
The Crown Jewels (Maijstral I)
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00)
Peleng is a planet ripe for the plucking, and Drake Maijstral is an Allowed Burglar rated in the Top Ten. A simple case of robbery turns into an intergalactic crisis when Maijstral steals something so rare, so valuable, so utterly desirable, everyone wants it— well-armed Imperial spies, gun-toting militias, and homicidal maniac with a very large sword.
House of Shards (Maijstral 2)
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00)
Silverside Station caters to the rich, the famous, and the celebrated— but is it big enough for top thieves Drake Maijstral and Geoff Fu George, both of whom have set their sights on the Eltdown Shard, a fabulous jewel that captures the light of a dying sun, a jewel that dangles around the comely throat of the Duchess Roberta, a beautiful and dashing heiress who clearly has plans of her own.
Rock of Ages (Maijstral 3)
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Renowned burglar Drake deserves a vacation on Earth. But valuable items keep disappearing, and it’s clear that Maijstral is being preyed upon by another expert burglar. Maijstral would very much like to solve this mystery, but unfortunately people keep challenging him to duels and he’s become enmeshed in conspiracies laid by two very attractive, very dangerous ladies.
In Search of Nectar
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
A humorous short story. Just when Wilburn G. Walsh thinks his destiny as an accountant is set in stone, a high-ranking Gnome official gives him an offer he can't refuse.
Letters from Bath; Or, A Friend in Exile
Price: Free! Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short incident from the time of Jane Austen, told in a series of letters from Bath, England. A prequel story to Friendship and Folly: The Merriweather Chronicles, Book I. Approx. 23,000 words.
Danse de la Folie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Light-hearted Regency. Clarissa falls in love with a smuggler, whose sister, Lady Kitty, is trying to save her brother’s mortgaged estate. Clarissa's much-pursued cousin, Philip, is intrigued by Lady Kitty, who is doing her best to encourage the match between him and Clarissa, except that Clarissa is now betrothed to Lord Wilburfolde. And so the mad change partners in the dance of love.
Suzanne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,680. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bumper Crop Productions Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When Suzanne Braun, a sexy but impoverished widow, is invited by her brother-in-law Douglas to spend the summer at the family cottage, she heads north in search of a wealthy husband. Douglas’s wife Catherine is aghast. She fears Suzanne will ensnare her brother Mark, recently returned from Japan, and she will do anything to prevent it. An irresistible force is about to meet an immovable object.
Absolution: Sanctuary Book 3
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 456,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In Book 3 of the series, the prosecutions relating to the coup attempt are winding down. Civil liberties are restored and there is a renewed movement to end mandatory marriage and abolish the monarchy. Master Tehv, the son of the assassinated king, leaves the palace to assist at his uncle’s training camp for the kinetically uncoordinated. His cousin busies himself tracking a mysterious stranger.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book One: Nunc Dimittis
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the first part of the second Village Tales novel, changes come to the Woolfonts, floods vex the District, a retirement at the Free School is announced, there's dirty work on council, the Rector is under strain, and a family tragedy befalls the duke. The villagers must rally 'round: and of course do, with blood, toil, tears, and sweat.