Books tagged: comedy and drama

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Laughter in Court - Percy French v West Clare Railway
By Brian Comerford
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Travelling entertainer, Percy French, sued the West Clare Railway, when, due to his delayed arrival in Kikee, the audience for his entertainment had left the Concert Hall. This dramatisation was performed to hysterical acclaim by the Corofin Dramatic Society in Ennis Courthouse. It is dedicated to the memories of producer, Haulie Lafiffe and Paddy Browne, who played the Judge.
SCOTLAND ZEN and the art of SOCIAL WORK
By J.A. Skinner
Price: Free! Words: 72,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction
This book has everything, a dark family secret, adoption, a Scottish/Chinese social worker, a gay physiotherapist, romance, an Asian matchmaker, a fatal degenerative disease, a catholic funeral, a talking dog, religious conflict and much more, in a fast paced Scottish family saga set in the village of Carfin in Lanarkshire. Despite the drama it is a book that will hopefully make you laugh and cry.
Murder Most Foul
By Roxy Boroughs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
A comic, Victorian, interactive murder mystery play. Perfect for dinner theater, professional and amateur groups, house parties, and fundraisers. Premise: Everyone's been invited to a very special reception for the great Shakespearean actor, Junius Brutus Boothly. And one lucky woman will be selected to play his leading lady. The competition is fierce. One might even say...deadly.
Dollman The Musical - A Memoir of an Artist as a Dollmaker
By Valentino Zubiri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Dollman The Musical - is not just a great read. It is an addictively hypnotic roller coaster ride that will make your heart swell up with emotion and eyes red -- many times over! The author claims that the only way he was able to write about the issues that befall children - pedophilia, child abuse, incest and terminal illness - was through writing a musical. Highly recommended!
Grandpa's Short Stories
By Norman Miller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Ever wondered what it would be like to manage an apartment building? How about being a pro-wrestler? What if your house was suddenly surrounded by several feet of mud? The answers to these questions are in Norman Miller's collection of short stories. You will laugh until you cry.
St. Anne's Day
By Janice Lane Palko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,120. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction
Every girl wants handsome, successful Gerry McMaster, but Anne Lyons, is not every girl. Certainly, Anne is attracted to him. But after being scorched by love, she is wary of men like Gerry who go through lovers faster than a premenstrual woman goes through chocolate. St. Anne's Day tickles the funny bone and touches the heart and is a cross between the Taming of the Shrew and Cheers.
Touching Lightly on Love and Death
By Kathleen Thompson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Plays
Well-known Chicago playwright Kathleen Thompson writes with intelligence,sensitivity and often wild humor about our deepest feelings. These three short plays explore how people in intimate situations--romance, family, friendship and danger--bring each other through . . . or try.
Tails of the North
By M. L. Humphrey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Plays
These are two short plays about the adventures of the Mountie Sergeant Pressley up in the north. The first deals with a bank robbery and the second with the murder of a local resident. They may be used as either stage plays or radio plays.
Take Me With You (The Origem Chronicles: Book 1)
By Janine Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,160. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction
Sophie “Charlie” Charleston lives a simple life with her aunt and uncle. After her house is attacked by a group of people with grey skin and strange powers, she meets Brandon. Brandon is grumpy and annoying, but she is sure that he knows the truth behind the secrets about what happened that night. As she follows him, she soon finds herself in much deeper trouble than she ever could have guessed.
The Gunner's Daughter - A historical satire
By Michael Misiolek
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction
A Reverend, sent to a small New England town in 1771 to settle the estate of a rich man, is duped by greedy land speculators into applying archaic medieval laws of torture to do away with the town's population.