Books tagged: game show

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Alien Abduction The Story
Price: Free! Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(10,000 words) Zeke went to sleep in his tent. He woke up, with a bunch of other people, on a boat on an alien planet. A voice tells them to swim to shore or die trying. This story was originally published in Jupiter SF #49 July 2015. It is an embellishment of “Alien Abduction: The Game”, a role-playing-game I have not yet published. It's meant to give more background than is provided in the game.
Several Deaths Later
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The popular game show "Celebrity Circle" is something of a graveyard for show-biz mediocrities, so Tobin, the five-foot-five movie critic with the fiery hair and the equally fiery temper, is less than thrilled to accept a guest stint as the show films a week's worth of broadcasts aboard an ocean liner. But Tobin's career has hit the skids since he solved his TV partner's murder.
The Suicide Watch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In one possible future there is a game show called The Suicide Watch. With teen suicide rates soaring so high even the government can no longer sugar-coat them, that same government teams up with their Hollywood pals to find a way to make money out of the deal. After all, sensational beats tragic, eh?
The Virtual Reality Network Elimination Game: A Science Fiction Role Playing Game
Series: Games, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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(Update 3.) A simple, fast-paced, game, takes about an hour to play. In the not too distant future a breakthrough in virtual reality programming and technology creates realistic experiences for participants.These experiences can be recorded and broadcast. The most popular virtual reality show is "The VRN Elimination Game". Every week six contestants face each other, Five of them are eliminated.
Island Curves (A BBW Romance)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » General
Slightly chubby, yet undeniably gorgeous, Marissa Powell finds herself in a reality TV show on a remote island in Fiji. David Komen is playing Contest Island to win, and he is not going to jeopardize his chances, not even for the voluptuous blonde, whose beautiful face and lush body drive him to distraction. Will he throw it all away for a chance to be with Marissa? 14,000 word short story.
My Short, Happy Life In "Jeopardy!"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(4.00)
From award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois comes this unique and inside view of America's favorite gameshow, "Jeopardy!"
Under the Same Stars
Price: Free! Words: 20,230. Language: American English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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A collection of 16 short shorts, brief glimpses into the lives of a variety of people living, working and dreaming under the same stars.
The Instant Celebrity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Imagine a bowling alley bookkeeper winning the first billion dollar Powerball jackpot, and then wanting to hold onto his instant celebrity status longer than just 15 minutes. What does Howard Rosen do? He finances a reality show whose sole purpose is to fool a corrupt Caribbean dictator into dropping his guard so that his private special forces team can make him a hero!
Lorton's Quick Reads - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This is a collection of very short stories. Each one is intended to be read in a single sitting, with the goal of being entertaining, with the occasional deep thought tossed in. Most of the time, humor reigns. The stories are so short and enticing, that they are great, fun, quick reads and page-turners.