Books tagged: comedy of manners

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Stargazy Pie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Jemis Greenwing returned from university with a broken heart, a bad cold, and no prospects beyond a troubled inheritance and a job at the bookstore. He expects the cut direct--the secret societies, criminal gangs, and cult to the old gods come as a complete surprise. Fortunately he has local daredevil and squire-in-waiting Mr. Dart and his new employer, the redoubtable Mrs. Etaris, on his side
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Omnibus Edition
Series: Village Tales. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 330,900. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the complete edition of the work (also published in two parts), the Woolfonts rally 'round in a time of crisis. Teddy and Edmond are in a jam apiece; The Breener is in a daze; the duke, after a tragic loss, is ill, as is the Rector; Sher Mirza is at his wits' end. Of course, this is the Woolfonts: everything will come right on the night. It's the getting there is dicey.
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book Two: Te Lucis Ante Terminum
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 189,150. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The Woolfonts are reeling, from floods, council politics and skulduggery, a tragedy in the duke's family, the duke's own illness, the Rector's collapse, and the prospect of a social housing new build. The Bishop faces a problem in Beechbourne; Edmond Huskisson, a personal crisis. Can the villages Keep Buggering On?
Evensong: Tales from Beechbourne, Chickmarsh, & the Woolfonts: Book One: Nunc Dimittis
Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 14, 2015 by Bapton Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
In this, the first part of the second Village Tales novel, changes come to the Woolfonts, floods vex the District, a retirement at the Free School is announced, there's dirty work on council, the Rector is under strain, and a family tragedy befalls the duke. The villagers must rally 'round: and of course do, with blood, toil, tears, and sweat.
Absolution: Sanctuary Book 3
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 456,820. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In Book 3 of the series, the prosecutions relating to the coup attempt are winding down. Civil liberties are restored and there is a renewed movement to end mandatory marriage and abolish the monarchy. Master Tehv, the son of the assassinated king, leaves the palace to assist at his uncle’s training camp for the kinetically uncoordinated. His cousin busies himself tracking a mysterious stranger.
Danse de la Folie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,680. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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.
Letters from Bath; Or, A Friend in Exile
Price: Free! Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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.
In Search of Nectar
Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00)
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.
Rock of Ages (Maijstral 3)
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
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.
House of Shards (Maijstral 2)
Series: Maijstral, Maijstral 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(4.00)
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.