Books tagged: sideshow

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Sideshow Nights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When lonely Mike Kranton attended the traveling carnival in town, little did he know that his destiny would be permanently altered that night. A stunning magician's assistant named Zelda captivates him, but he soon learns there is more to her than meets the eye. Leaving his dysfunctional Connecticut life behind, he and Zelda travel across America, trying to elude men who are after her.
Carnival
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Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
It's not the coin you pay to get into the sideshow that bothers you, it's being fooled by the hucksters. But if you go the carnival thinking you're prepared for hoaxes and braced against trickery, you're ready game for the master showman, because he knows you better than you think. Even so, it's not him you have to be afraid of. Is it the show? Or is what you don't know about yourself?
It's All About The Gravy
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Price: Free! Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
If you think your family’s a bunch of wackos, you ain’t seen nothin’. Frank’s mother, just out of the loony bin, thinks the tabloids are true and the devil’s mummy resides in Baltimore. His Nana insists she’s on her death bed; meanwhile she drinks, smokes cigars and curses nonstop. Frank feels like he has no one to love until a mangy, stinky mutt crosses his path.
The Magic Wagon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,560. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
When the Magic Wagon comes to town, folks get a genuine medicine show that includes a wrestling ape, fancy shooting, and a peek at the petrified body of Wild Bill Hickok himself. They also get bottles of a whiskey-laced elixir to drown their aches and pains. Old Albert drives the wagon, a rawboned youngster named Buster Fogg does the odd jobs, and "champion" trick shooter Billy Bob Daniels.
Weirder (Novelette)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A young magician joins a bearded lady’s carnival to become an apprentice. The mettle of each sideshow freak is tested along the way, leading to a conclusion that compels fright and horror. Chad Schimke San Francisco Author on the Web Price reduced! Novels: Picker and Pieces 2 Novelettes: Walker and Weirder * chadschimke.blogspot.com
Unnatural
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
Grogo the Goblin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Someone new has moved into the quiet little town of Beckskill, New York. His name is Vernon Sweet, and he is an ex-sidehow geek. Once he was known to the carnival crowds as "Grogo the Goblin." But here he is only a joke, a freak, a hideous obscenity, living with his mysterious guardian in a dilapidated house on the outskirts of town. Vernon Sweet is an abomination of nature.
I, Joaquin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Joaquín Murrieta. To the Mexican people, he was a heroic patriot looking after their welfare. To the wealthy Gringos who owned California’s prosperous gold mines, he was a notorious bandit and murderer. With a band of loyal men and woman willing to kill and die for him, Joaquín took vengeance against his persecutors, until caught & executed. His revenge could not be extinguished, even in death.
Sideshow Joe
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Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Into our lives a goldfish came and went / A king among his castles and coral / And who seemed somehow as if meant / To school us what is merciful, moral