Books tagged: quirky

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Murder Is Where the Heart Is
Series: Two Sisters and a Journalist. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,280. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Amateur private investigator, Jo Ravens, is the only common link in the murder of three people and the abduction of a cab driver. While police are busy building a case against her, Jo races to prove her innocence. Her sister, Pepper, and journalist friend, Jackie, are on hand to assist in catching the real killer. The antics of her ex-husband and eccentric Mama add to this humorous mystery.
Showcase
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups
Three, short, less than 3000 word, competition winning story entries by 'Anderson I: The Acute Case of Anthrax' author O.K. Alleyne. Showcase has been written as a thank you to everyone who has supported me in my first year of publication.
Aintright: An Idiot With A Gun
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a still Autumn morning in a small Texas town near Mexico's border, an idiot with a gun emerges from his motorhome. What happens next "Aintright."
Mrs. Faggit's Seaside Lodgings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Rosy Garland Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Inspirational
Peel back the yellow-budded wallpaper. On these panels someone wrote of sullen lives, sealed secrets, gossip, false charm, jealousy and rivalling ancestors... all behind the fantasy facade of a recluse's delight that retains its 19th century quirkiness. Mrs. Damask Faggit, spinster and inheritor of the family's walls, entranced the leathery house into a sprightly
The Dead Need Nature, Too
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
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Unfulfilled by the zombie lifestyle, one of the walking dead spends a day at the park finding joy and meaning in nature.
The Dipsy Dream House and The Fleeting Fame of Benjamin Sprockett
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In "The Dipsy Dream House", Bobette, tired of her crumbling house, searches with her nephew Scrotty for a house that will look after itself. But, pitched into the past, they meet ghostly orphans and their pets instead. Later restored to life, they happily return home. "The Fleeting Fame of Benjamin Sprockett" tells of Benjie, a boy with wings who joins the circus.
Long Distance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,700. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
On paper, Melody Finch seems to have it all—but when she receives the devastating news that her father's suffered a mental breakdown, her world comes crashing down around her.
The Secret Path of Ned the Ninja: Head in the Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,270. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"I know. You have questions: Did Ned the Nerd wind up in Witness Protection for standing by as Beck the Bonebreaker kissed the concrete? Did Ned set his coordination-impaired tootsies back on the mats at Tora Khan Martial Arts? Did the Tiger King drag our hero out for another night of pushing him beyond his limited limits? Did Ned Herts become the most notable name in comics? Did he get the girl?"
The Circle: The Reversal
Series: The Circle, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Circle of Riders ride out again, this time in search for the bearer of the sword. The world is at war and evil is spreading. Darvan gains the allegiance of many kingdoms. Lives are at stake, loyalties too. Old enemies become new rivals and ancient prophecies are being fulfilled. The Immortal King rides out, himself now bearing the curse of the blade.The Great War decides the fate of the world
Ying, Yang and Ambivalence
Series: The Ambler's Odyssey, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 75,470. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Brick and Spiritwind drunkenly head out into the universe for a dance and takeaway food, they awake enrolled at Evil University, and after the Vice-Chancellor takes a liking to the pair's philosophy, he sets about making them the new ideological hope for all mischief.