Books tagged: quirky

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A Reformed Character
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Can anyone ever really change? Christopher and Amaryllis ask themselves this question when a young man comes to the door of their holiday caravan one wet evening. The attempt to answer it takes them and their friends on a dangerous journey from a Pitkirtly ice-cream shop to a knitting club and then to a cattery before they reach a dangerous conclusion in an old railway yard. A Pitkirtly mystery
See You 'Round the Square
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
See You 'Round the Square depicts six friends living in Portsmouth, NH experiencing unforeseen economic challenges, personal obstacles and triumphs in their daily lives.
Down By The River
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a farmer kills his half-brother in a dispute over a marijuana patch, it sets off ripples in the daily pattern of the residents of a small Ozark river town. The farmer's wife, a mute young man, a meth cook,a car lot owner, the local lawman, and others find their world rocked by change as the truth works its way to the surface, transforming lives as it does.
The Day Mel Quit Dreaming and Other Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic group of short stories dealing with the disappointment of lost hopes and dreams. Some of the stories are edgy, but all are spirited and entertaining. Eight stories. Quirky characters.
Death Calls
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Price: Free! Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A free collection of short stories, poems and other goodies. Each piece in Death Calls touches on life’s journey, death or dying in Courtney Vail’s own freakish way. Some works are quirky, some funny, some gross, some resonating, but all pretty weird. Enjoy!
I Love You Jimmy Cheng
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The true crime parody continues in this second installment of the Jimmy Cheng adventure. Having solved the murder of Melissa Wyndon, Jimmy Cheng becomes a star in his community. But when another murder crops up, Jimmy feels more determined than ever to pursue the case. But does he do it for the right reasons, or does his ego blind him?
Jack Dervish, Super Spy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Four-year-old Jack Dervish's super spy parents disappeared without a trace. Now, at twelve, and after years of living in his parents’ super-spy lair, training in every manner of super-spy skills, Jack decides to attend school. After all, how will he foil the international crime syndicate and fight global evil if he can’t even pass as a normal, youngish Londoner?
Expiration Date & Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
A Repo Angel
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new to this job Repo Angel uses the body of a dead woman to tell Stanley his soul is being repossessed. That leads to questions when her body is found and how she died is not clear to the police. Stan’s new lady friend takes it on herself to find out whether he is a liar, a murderer, or crazy.
Squirrel Bait and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These eight light-hearted stories feature dreamers, schemers, minor league con men, and a variety of determined characters doing their thing, trying to do their thing, or wondering what the thing is that they should be doing.