Books tagged: quirky characters

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The Werley Boys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Collinsville town board is unhappy with two old men who refuse to hook up their house to the municipal sewer system. And the old men are upset because the "communists" in the town hall want them to stop using the privy they have used all their lives. Fireworks erupt when the board takes action.
Shiewo: A Fantasy Flight to Adventure (Book One of Shiewo's Odyssey)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In the faraway universe of Orberana, Captain Shiewo is about to embark on a search for the Wishing Fish that created all life. With the help of a talking cloud, a tea-brewing bamboo, and a surly goldfish, Shiewo will use her musically-powered flying ship to rise above the clouds. And, in search of wishes, what she will find is the adventure of a lifetime...
Max Mooth -- Cyber Sleuth and the Case of the Zombie Virus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,410. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When teenage Max Mooth–Cyber Sleuth learns that he’s been framed for the devastating Zombie Virus, he enlists his wisecracking eight-year-old sleuthing partner to help him save the world’s computers and his good name.
The Christmas Tree Farm Murders
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Isobel Santini (managing editor, terrible cook, and best friend) is present at the discovery of a murder. Her best friend is the prime suspect, and a second murder follows the first, so Isobel heads out of her office and into the snow to hunt for clues, much to the disapproval of the chief of police. At last, in the linoleum halls of academe, Isobel and the killer confront each other face-to-face.
Merry Men
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a small city bank is bought out by a major industry giant, a toxic new president creates a horrific work environment, leading a small team of unlikely disgruntled employees to lead a strange and hilarious uprising. Merry Men is a quirky story about misfits, toxic workplaces, and bank robberies.
Espresso Macchiato
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
It's not the java giving coffee addict, Freya, the jitters - it's the hottie she knows only by his drink: Espresso Macchiato. She’s thrilled when he starts passing her flirty notes, but as the quirky courtship goes on, things get complicated. From the author: Rather than the opening of the story, the cute meet in Espresso Macchiato is the story - a slice-of-life tale about the magic of beginnings.
April 33
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 236,430. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Quirky characters and Twilight Zone atmospheres abound when mild-mannered Michael receives an unusual gift- access to a supposedly non-existent 13th floor of an office building. So begins an adventure of darkly screwball fantasy, romance, mystery, mayhem, magic, and a roller coaster ride finale as Michael races the clock to prevent the end of the world as... well, as we don't know it.
Lessons of the Universe with Imogene Constantine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Imogene was taught by her father that the world can be changed one person at a time. In a series of stories, Imogene reveals herself a little at a time while gathering new friends. She is a unique individual who responds to people she encounters in a quirky, eccentric, but reassuring way.
Five Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Red Bird Chapbooks. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet some of the inhabitants of North Haven Island, Maine and Ware Massachusetts. In "Five Stories" Renee Beauregard Lute introduces us to a lobster fisherman, a tanning salon owner, a poetry student, a store clerk and young woman trying to please her grandmother. These memorable characters are brought to life with humor and poignancy.
Farsi.3
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Series: The Farsi Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: American English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The final installment of The Farsi Trilogy. The story concludes as Aydin is thrust back to a devastated Iran to kill the formidable Prime Eleven virus. He has help from unexpected sources, but there are those who wish him no success.