Books tagged: crime comedy

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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: 9,020. 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: 65,430. 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."
Anna's Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
Too Good to be Truman
Series: The Truman Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When unemployed crime reporter Harry Truman gets a note from a local mission thanking him for his generous contribution–to the tune of a half million dollars–he’s reasonably certain he had nothing to do with it. Now, Truman has got to figure out who stuck him with this halo if he doesn’t want to get fitted with prison stripes–or a harp and wings…
Too Many Cooks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Someone burned Hester’s house down. She’s going to find them them and when she does, she’s going to burn their house down. An eye for an eye. Renée’s trademark humour, acute sense of the absurd, her insight into the many and various impulses that make people tick, produces a funny, touching and enthralling story of love, desire and revenge that goes very wrong before it comes right.
Sheldrake Hymes Spoof Sleuth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,630. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
221B Baker Street, London, the address of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. But what if someone with a similar name moved in to 221A and persuaded a friend to act the part of Doctor Watson? Clients could very easily ring the wrong doorbell. And if the 'doctor' took his part rather seriously, by not only recording their adventures but also taking on a few patients, well that was his business.
Bungalow Heaven
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A story of murder, betrayal, and the ghosts of Hollywood past.