Books tagged: comeuppance

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Three Stories About Book Folk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Once we learn to read for pleasure, we become "book folk." These three tales point out the humor and the pitfalls of pursuing the literary life. A bookstore coffee klatsch turns into a battle of the sexes, two screenwriters retaliate after a snooty producer high hats them, and D.D.T. Mumford escapes the slush pile at his white shoe New York publishing firm by dumpster diving for a best-seller.
Delta Dawn
Series: Fantasy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
An abusive stepfather starts winding up for another round of punishing his child when gets his comeuppance in a way he never expected.
Underground Nest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When Zachary Severins, dedicated Scoutmaster and community leader, is caught cheating on his wife, she divorces him, his children lose respect for him, and his mistress spurns him. Only after Zach loses everything does he start to learn the true meaning of friendship, love, and responsibility. Underground Nest is a briskly told short novel with surprising empathy for its unlikeable protagonist.
The Grass Always Dies
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Short story. Is it right to tell tales or not? What will happen if you do? The moral dilemma of whether to tell the tale or not; the moral dilemma of whether to stop someone hurting others. What is right, when is it right? Macabre ending
Baiting the Rat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For followers of the ‘Boys Own’ genre, 'Baiting the Rat' is a fast-paced, action-packed read. Set in New Zealand's Northland, a trail of crime is unleashed by a young rebel. As the police close in, he turns to his 'old school' uncle. As these two personalities clash, values are tested and frustration reaches its peak until an unlikely solution to end the crime spree presents itself.
Scatology - My Contribution to that Field
Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
No matter they might be young, snobby, tough or pompous, there's nowhere to hide when their comeuppance arrives and they find themselves in the poo, in more ways than one.
Scoundrels, Schemers, and Some Special People
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 90,440. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In these 14 unrelated stories a cast of good guys and gals and a parade of con men and women give and take in their routine lives. Most are ordinary enough people who are though schemers to a degree at least in domestic matters. A few are nasty and true scoundrels on top of that. All those tales capped off by a clarification from someone present on that infamous day in the Garden at Eden.