Books tagged: humour and action

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Luncheon For The Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,060. Language: Australian English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Three space ships from Star 43 Bruno crash escorting the wickedest psychopaths given life sentences to a new world colony. The ships hurtle onto jungle hillsides of Mount Bartle Frere, North Queensland, and a Great Barrier Reef coral outcrop after criminals take over the ships. The surrounding farming community tourists interact over time with these aliens and suffer huge losses.
Stiff as a Board
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,500. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
STIFF AS A BOARD Just then, dad came rushing out of his office. ‘Jane, I need some help in the embalming room. Give me a hand.’ You’re probably wondering what my dad is talking about. Why on earth would an ordinary family have an embalming room? Is my dad some kind of sicko? Or does he practice ancient rituals?  Well, you’d be wrong on both counts.  My dad runs the family funeral business...
London Shadows (Penderry's Bizarre, #1)
Series: Penderry's Bizarre. Price: $2.87 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00)
In Victorian London, monster hunting isn't just a job, it's a way of life. Freddie Westman, reporter for a paranormal magazine, enters a world of kidnap and black magic in search of a missing friend. Joined by sceptical Sophie Penderry, he uncovers sinister forces from beyond the grave. Time is running out to find his friend, and worse still, they may not make it back in time for tea and biscuits.
Denim Shorts & Foxy Tales
Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00)
The third collection by John Muir. Eight stories, including a novella, encompass a range of genres.Some take a poke at the seriousness many people have of their life, expecting others to fit the pigeon-holes they have created. Viewpoints vary from the innocent self-belief of children, and what they consider important, to the super serious dogma of others. Then some whoops factors are thrown in.
Thief in the Night
Series: Tales from Harrhein, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.67)
Andy is an elite Harrhein soldier, a Lancepesade (medieval precursor to Lance Corporal) in the Royal Pathfinders. He's injured and recovering in a frontier fort, working in the armoury, when he realises he isn't alone. Something else is there, too small and quiet to be human.
Peter Not-Pizzaface and the Decrepit Caboose
Series: Peter Not-Pizzaface, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
On New Year’s Eve, during an extreme mountain blizzard, eleven year old Peter is forced to hitch a ride home aboard a train. Even the words: Ticket To Nowhere (spray painted in graffiti on the side of a railcar) cannot prepare unsuspecting Peter for the adventures that await him…
Super Sleuths in Space aka Intergalactic Posties
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: British English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Martial Arts
Ten year old undercover super sleuths, Rosie and Tommy and their sidekicks, a super clever sheep, nicknamed Brains, and a duck, called Puddle, set off to collect a top secret parcel. But before they get very far they find themselves zooming across space to an alien planet where they meet dangerous creatures, survive high speed chases and at last solve a mystery.
The Elective
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Four young teenage friends from a rural district are at war with the school bully. The Elective details some of their battles, as a series of adventures culminating in a mountainside incident that jeopardizes their lives.
Rescued from Myself
Price: Free! Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Samantha needs rescuing from her own psyche, will Jerro be the answer or the cause of more madness. Join this acid bath read.
Treasure This
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A cracking whodunit for any age, 10+. Full of mystery, suspense and humour, with a hint of dark farce. When 12-year-old Addison finds a dead man in her aunt and uncle's garden shed, she's sure they couldn't have killed him. Could they? Super-sleuth Addy is determined to find out - even if it means discovering that more bodies are buried in that garden ... and it does.