Books tagged: quirky fiction

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The Tunge Pit
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
'The Tunge Pit is an American tapestry with a common dark thread. It winds and twists revealing a hidden landscape of fear, paranoia, helplessness and raw emotion. It will show you things you didn't want to look at, yet you will not put it down.' ~~ Ron S. - New York City
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.
Ravenous Cavernous
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You set the price! Words: 3,970. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ravenous Cavernous is a quirky fantasy-comedy short story which tackles - in a lighthearted and slightly bonkers way - the things we fear and why we fear them; and the tinkering with of traditional tales by creatures that should probably sometimes just leave things be. "It simply didn’t do to have nostrils, only to go and fill them with foul things, he thought."
Clay Pigeon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Clay Wynn is a Federal investigator, in trouble, this time, for blowing up a boat. As punishment he is reassigned to cover a report of mass fatalities that turns into a round-the-world chase of career-terrorist Karl Wolff. Clay realizes he isn't the best man to stop this new terror weapon, but, just once, he would like to show them something, and change his reputation.
The Curious Cat of Culpepper County
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As Supreme Entity and sovereign ruler of the kingdom of Culpepper, Tom is certainly not your ordinary cat. True, he is without a proper human servant and his subjects have become annoyingly needy, but he bears his lonely burden with dignity and determination to expand his kingdom. And indeed his world is about to get much larger, and a lot less lonely. First short story in the "Nine Lives" series.
Alarm Yourself: The Next Time a Salesman Knocks...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Have You Ever Had a Strange Summer Job? How About A Job That Could Determine The Survival Of The World? Tim's summer was uneventful. There were worse jobs than assisting a strange old man selling sun alarms. That's right, alarms for the sun. Even if the old man thought he was from the moon and the sun was about to explode, there were worse jobs... What happens next even Tim could't imagine!
The Steady Decline of Nice People
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Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ever notice...the steady decline of nice people? Are you bumping into w-a-y more nasty people? You're not hallucinating. Half the planet is in a snit. This short story reveals the root of rudeness. One person is bringing down the planet. You are about to meet Master Ellsworth Bazarsky, the world's worst person, the dark architect of our crummy apocalypse. Warning: you may lose all bladder control.