Books tagged: crime comedy

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Death in the Sydney Opera House
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There's a crazy man with a sharp knife and it's only inches away from Police Sergeant Elizabeth West's throat. Talk about a bad hair day. How did she get into such a predicament? A quixotic and seriously funny whodunit that will bring a smile to your face but at the same time will throw up a totally unexpected ending. Insane, zany, unpredictable and good fun.
Murder in the Australian Back Blocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The insane Chief Inspector Bigfoot and Sergeant Elizabeth West are covering the flank of a manhunt for a serial killer. They are in no danger but then shots ring out and Bigfoot is down, he's in need of emergency medical treatment. West is unarmed and, just to make things interesting, she has to drag a wounded Bigfoot through the parched desert to safety whilst being stalked by a serial killer.
Love Is Criminal
You set the price! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Love Is Criminal contains four short stories in two pairs. The first two stories follow the matriarch of a cult who adopts a baby that was left in front of their house. The second two star a pair of criminals, lovers, and idiots getting themselves into trouble and getting out of it.
Homicide Hotel (In Memory of Kathryn Martini Lissy)
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00)
When Cathrine Anderson is found dead by a maid in hotel room 504, detective Gustavo Black steps in. All evidence at the scene points out to rape and a drug deal gone bad but when her husband Mike Anderson is interviewed, he confesses something that sends the detective on a hunt. Find out in this short story of Homicide Hotel.
Criminalities: Three Short Crime Stories and an Essay
Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00)
Three short crime stories, including a Derringer Award-winning flash fiction tale, plus an essay about locked-room and other "impossible crime" fictions.
Point Blank (a Short Tale of Macabre Family Faults)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE PRESSURE... ASK YOUR MOTHER TO STOP POINTING THE GUN AT YOUR HEAD. Suddenly, it's write or die for Steven, thanks to the pressure of his own mother indenting his tender skull with the muzzle of the pistol held in her hand. Not to mention that his recently departed Father lying on the floor beside him should supply enough motivation.
The Manipulator: A Private Life in Public Relations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,340. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The Manipulator is a satirical techno-noir business thriller about advertising, greed, and the out-of-control edge of a media addicted culture. Set in 2018, this Amazon Top 100 satire follows the self destructive adventures of master media manipulator Jack Vance, who receives an unlimited budget to launch the world's first all mobile TV network. Fans of Elmore Leonard & Carl Hiaasen will love it!
Spiked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,470. Language: Australian English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
Volume 3 in the Bush Capital Series. Canberra political correspondent Paul Ryder is chasing a story that will blow the doors off a federal election campaign. Trained killers, spies, hardened political operators and his mother-in-law are desperately trying to stop him. However, maybe this time, fame and fortune will land in his lap.
Lucid Dreaming - February 2014
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Enter our dreams and ask afterwards if it was just a dream. We include selected short stories and vignettes in various genres from writers across the country. Quality is the only criteria for inclusion. The February issue includes, "Evil Eyes” and “Collision” as well as a bonus short, "The Heist."
Reading The Dead: Anna's Adventures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The poltergeist queen of pranks faces off against a pair of hapless criminals and brings the Fancy Dress Killer to his knees in this companion novella to Fidelis In Aeternum, the 2nd volume of the Reading The Dead - The Sarah Milton Chronicles series! Two standalone Anna Nigma adventures of everyone's favorite teenage ghost: ANNA'S BRUSH WITH LIFE / HAPPILY EVER AFTERLIFE