Books tagged: british humor

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Curse of the Nandi
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Jane Austen meets Lara Croft: Mrs. Beatrice Knight is preparing to start a life of marital bliss, or at least marital satisfaction. But the Nandi are rising up against their colonial masters and unleashing a frightening curse in the process. The intrepid Mrs. Knight faces all this with her usual aplomb, her hefty walking stick and, of course, a pot of tea. But will her marriage survive?
Arbois2 A Spring's Trials and Tribulations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1934, St. Clusen, France. Parish priest, Father Joseph Pascal Arbois, suffers many trials and tribulations perpetrated by rampant pernicious woodworms, ghosts, and time warps that allow historical characters to appear at the most inconvenient of times, thanks to Evadne Crillion, the local witch, who is but one of St. Clusen’s unusual inhabitants. Guaranteed you'll laugh your head off!
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
Maiden Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Lee McAulay. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
What do you do when your arch-nemesis gives you a hundred monkeys? Petticoat Katie takes off on her first full-length adventure crammed with tea and peppermints, lovestruck inventors, Icelandic feminists - and a remarkable little airship.
Rafferty Rises
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,580. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dive into the low-rent neighborhood of Edinburgh's crime scene with Rafferty, the worlds' last surviving bookies' runner - an endangered species in whose longevity Greenpeace and Bono are sadly not invested. 'Rafferty Rises' is a delightfully comic trip through the seedier side of town, and has all the makings of a truly great novel - words, sentences, paragraphs and chapters.
Swan
Price: Free! Words: 77,390. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Read the wonderful modern fairytale readers and reviewers describe as "Funny," "Heart-warming" and "Too cool for words!"
The Wheels of the World
Series: Jamie's Myth, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A comedy of the worlds behind our world. Thanks to a near-death experience, Jamie Smith has a part-time job fixing souls. He'd rather be in the department that makes history. This is because (a) this soul business makes him ask uncomfortable questions about himself and (b) his new line manager flounces about in a tennis skirt. The sequel to Paradise - A Divine Comedy.
Arbois A Winter's Trials and Tribulations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
St. Clusen, France, 1934 Father Arbois, a parish priest, suffers trials and tribulations perpetrated by ghosts and time warps that cause him constant worry. His church could collapse due to an infestation of a pernicious strain of woodworm and he's in peril of being swept up by one of the amazing, but slightly flawed inventions of the local aristocrat. Guaranteed you'll laugh your head off!
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
What the Immigrant Saw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Britain as seen through the eyes of an immigrant from Belgium. Amusing, serious, incisive, but always affectionate, JP Floru brings an outsider’s eye to look at Britain.