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Stand-in Superstar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2013 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Andy Vederman is an earnest young man and successful waiter in a Hollywood world that gives little value to earnestness and none to success beyond its own definition. When he gets the chance to live a true Hollywood lifestyle, it becomes a wild and hilarious tale of sex, drugs, fame, and excess in general.
Eyes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,550. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Michael Lee, smart and literate, is the chairman of ophthalmology at a major California hospital. He may be up for a Nobel Prize. Without wanting to, he has fallen madly in love with a beautiful young Marine recruiter – who happens to be his son’s girlfriend. Worst of all, for 40 years his life has been controlled by a deadly secret – a secret that even he has all wrong.
Confessions of a Rain God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
A droll comedy/drama about love and the gods, Confessions of a Rain God is set among the classic Mayas. Narrated by the Mayan rain god Chac -- the most important god of the rain-dependent Mayas -- who falls in forbid love with beautiful young mortal girl, Tika.
The Israel Bond Omnibus
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
All four of Sol Weinstein's classic Israel Bond - Agent Oy-Oy-7 parody novels available in one affordable omnibus. Loxfinger; Matzohball; On the Secret Service of His Majesty, the Queen; and You Only Live Until You Die - it's wholesale humor at wholesale prices.
You Only Live Until You Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
All good things come to an end... When Israel Bond, Agent Oy-Oy-7, is drawn to Japan, he finds himself lost in a culture of miniaturized cars, oversized Buddhas, and danger around every tight turn. But what will spell the end of Oy-Oy-7? Will it be the deadly price of his high-stakes game of Monopoly? At the hands of the villain who got away? Does Oy-Oy-7 end with a whimper or a bang, or both?
On the Secret Service of His Majesty, the Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It’s dire times for Israeli intelligence agency M 33 and 1/3. Auntie Sem-Heidt and her sinister agents of TUSH have been killing off Hebrew agents, as part of a devious plan to eradicate Jewish culture at its base. And in the midst of this, turmoil, super agent Israel Bond finds himself stuck with the job of protecting Baldroi LeFagel, the half-arab and all-fabulous new King of Sahd Sakistan.
Matzohball
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Things are smoking in El Tiparillo when the Holy Land’s superest, secretest agent Israel Bond is called to wield his weaponized mezuzah to save innocent lives and formerly-innocent lasses in a rebellion. Will fend off the assassins, the vicious wildlife, and the mysterious Herbie while seducing the island’s array of fascinating and exotic women... or will it be the other way around?
Loxfinger
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Price: Free! Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In a land surrounded by its enemies, Oy-Oy-7 is called on to guard the nation’s great benefactor, the generous but odd Lazarus Loxfinger. Is there more to Loxfinger than meets the eye? Bond aims to find out, even if doing so requires sleeping with dozens of exotic beauties! This classic parody sold hundreds of thousands of copies in the 1960s, now available again.
The Origin of Sorrow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1770s, the Jews of Frankfurt are trapped, both physically by the walls of the ghetto within which they must dwell, and in a larger sense by the rules of a society in which they are outcasts, legally debased and barely suffered to live. And yet within those confines they find life, in all its glories and tragedies. This rich novel is filled with real emotion, history, and characters.
Danse Macabre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
New Orleans, August 2005. The lives of a ballet dancer, a reporter, a psychiatrist, and a voodoo queen intersect and overlap in the shadow of a stalker and a serial killer... and all the while, a bad wind named Katrina is headed their way. Written by Robert Mayer, acclaimed author of Superfolks, The Dreams of Ada, and Combustoica's The Ferret's Tale.
Reality-Adjacent
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
14 short tales from the off-kilter viewpoint of Nat Gertler. There's the young growing werewolf, the hardboiled space detective, the world that's defined by pop music, the man whose love life is dictated by his tattoos. This includes four stories that have never seen print before, as well as ten favorites previously published in publications big and small.
The Ferret's Tale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
From the acclaimed author of Superfolks and The Dreams of Ada comes this tale of the human struggle, of love and war, sorrow and joy, death and renewal, faith and doubt... all seen from the ferret's point of view. Ezra, a master of science facing his own mortality, meets Cleo, a ferret who understands him better than he understands himself... or is what is happening not quite what it seems?


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