Books tagged: comedy of manners

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Foreign Matter: In Trouble with My Fantasies
By Robert MacLean
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction
Toby travels with a woman who pays. He's got it made, except that her nine-year-old daughter is smarter than he is. Part of the Toby series. Original hardcover published by Atheneum/Macmillan, New York. “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
The Crown Jewels (Maijstral I)
By Walter Jon Williams
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Peleng is a planet ripe for the plucking, and Drake Maijstral is an Allowed Burglar rated in the Top Ten. A simple case of robbery turns into an intergalactic crisis when Maijstral steals something so rare, so valuable, so utterly desirable, everyone wants it— well-armed Imperial spies, gun-toting militias, and homicidal maniac with a very large sword.
House of Shards (Maijstral 2)
By Walter Jon Williams
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
Silverside Station caters to the rich, the famous, and the celebrated— but is it big enough for top thieves Drake Maijstral and Geoff Fu George, both of whom have set their sights on the Eltdown Shard, a fabulous jewel that captures the light of a dying sun, a jewel that dangles around the comely throat of the Duchess Roberta, a beautiful and dashing heiress who clearly has plans of her own.
Rock of Ages (Maijstral 3)
By Walter Jon Williams
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Category: Fiction
Renowned burglar Drake deserves a vacation on Earth. But valuable items keep disappearing, and it’s clear that Maijstral is being preyed upon by another expert burglar. Maijstral would very much like to solve this mystery, but unfortunately people keep challenging him to duels and he’s become enmeshed in conspiracies laid by two very attractive, very dangerous ladies.
Captain Rakehell
By Lynn Michaels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Determined to escape a match arranged by her father, Lady Amanda Gilbertson hides from Lord Lesley Earnshaw in a tree in his mother's garden. There, at midnight, Amanda encounters the black-masked Captain Rakehell. No fop like her intended could sweep her into an embrace as potent as the Captain's. Thief or not, he has stolen her heart -- and Amanda is determined to learn his identity.
The Duke's Downfall
By Lynn Michaels
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,350. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Lady Elizabeth Keaton uses her wits, firm resolve and her dog Boru, an Irish wolfhound, to avoid a match with her obnoxious cousin. Her unusual behavior brings her to the attention of Charles Earnshaw, the Duke of Braxton, who thinks she is interested in his younger brother, Teddy. Fortunately, Teddy can see where the real match ought to be. A sequel to Captain Rakehell
Friendship and Folly: The Merriweather Chronicles Book 1
By Meredith Allady
Price: Free! Words: 123,520. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
The year was 1805. Napoleon was scheming to invade England, but Ann Northcott was much more concerned with her mother's schemes that would send Ann and her friend Julia Parry far away from their beloved Merriweather, to endure the perils of a fashionable London season. For both of them, it would prove to be a journey of discovery into the true nature of Friendship and Folly.
In Search of Nectar
By Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
A humorous short story. Just when Wilburn G. Walsh thinks his destiny as an accountant is set in stone, a high-ranking Gnome official gives him an offer he can't refuse.
Letters from Bath; Or, A Friend in Exile
By Meredith Allady
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction
A short incident from the time of Jane Austen, told in a series of letters from Bath, England. A prequel story to Friendship and Folly: The Merriweather Chronicles, Book I. Approx. 23,000 words.
Danse de la Folie
By Sherwood Smith
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction
Light-hearted Regency. Clarissa falls in love with a smuggler, whose sister, Lady Kitty, is trying to save her brother’s mortgaged estate. Clarissa's much-pursued cousin, Philip, is intrigued by Lady Kitty, who is doing her best to encourage the match between him and Clarissa, except that Clarissa is now betrothed to Lord Wilburfolde. And so the mad change partners in the dance of love.