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Laughs, Lies & Limericks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
This selection of racy and irreverent limericks is taken from Lorraine’s extensive collection of poetry. Anyone except prudes can enjoy a good laugh at her whimsical depiction of the human condition. Many different subjects are covered, most from the bawdy belly side of the tracks. Kiwi’s are known for their earthy view of life, her limericks are no exception. Enjoy her naughty look at life.
Two Halves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Scott is in his late twenties, he’s bored with his job, settled in his relationship, and the only time he gets excited any more is when he’s watching the football. Then he meets Suzi during the 2006 World Cup and his life gets turned upside down. Two Halves is a book about football, girls, growing up and what happens when you get what you want.
Cupcake of Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Kyle doesn't believe in love at first sight... until it happens to him. A cupcake foretold it, and sure enough, he's smitten. But his beloved seems to be stir-crazy, and his new fairy godmother is worse. Did destiny bring them together? Will common sense tear them apart? This is a short story from the Life in a Fairytale collection of shorts, coming soon.
Poetry and Really Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
The first piece in this collection of poems and really shorts, Of Kings and Coles, is inspired by a few of my favorite Jazz greats. Picture yourself snowed in at a cottage in the middle of nowhere, candle lights and the crackle of a warm fireplace, and an old record on the phono. Cuddled under a white, down blanket, on the floor in front of those bright flames, lost in each other’s gaze.
French Fried: one man's move to France with too many animals and an identity thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,870. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
* NY Times bestseller * Animals behaving badly, other people's misfortunes and a bizarre true crime story. His identity stolen, life savings gone, and getting nowhere with the police, Chris decides to solve the crime himself. But unlike fictional detectives he has an 80 year-old mother-in-law and an excitable puppy who insist they come along if he's going anywhere interesting - like a stakeout.
Beyond Religion Volume III
Series: Beyond Religion, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010 by Inhousepress. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
[From Intro.] “Anyone searching these pages for quick, glib, answers will be disappointed. I would rather my readers treated my essays as a menu of exotic dishes, perhaps a silver tray of hors-d’oeuvres, which they might taste, relish, ponder upon their esoteric ingredients, and if still tempted—swallow.”
Uses of Agapanthus
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Brett pays his weekly visit to his mother at her retirement home, he’s annoyed to see a vase of agapanthus – now a weed in their new home – next to her bed. But his protests set off long suppressed memories for her. As Brett’s wife Suzie asks: is Mom confusing or confessing? If you've enjoyed this free short story, please rate it and leave a review. Thanks, Jonathan.
House Hunting
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Kim and David go house hunting, they’re hoping for a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity. But is their relationship strong enough to survive the rigours of house hunting in the gentrified suburbs of Wellington?
Keynote Speaker
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Antoine Maercx is ranked 73rd in the Time Benelux edition list of 'Most important contemporary thinkers’. He arrives in Wellington to make the keynote address at the biennial Australasian Nietzsche Society conference. But from the moment he is picked up at the airport, things do not go to plan for the eminent professor.
In the Fifth Season
Price: Free! Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Against a background of modern corporate culture and a tragic death, this bitter-sweet comedy weaves stories of love and relationships, ambition and folly.