Books tagged: humour and adventure

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Useless Augustus Good for Nothing
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by banboo associates. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Status|: Mumbai resident, male, mature, unemployed, exceptionally well educated, self taught. Limitation: only speaks elephant. Query: mild Alzheimers? Key feature: sentient. Aspiration: to meet a human being capable of sensing his thoughts before it’s too late. Still suited for many tasks. Anything but dealing with a teenage goth, her tyrannical mother and colossal bodyguard… A tale for all ages.
Astarte Rising
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Harry Bonneville is a private detective who's being summoned by the ancient goddess Astarte, imprisoned 2000 years in the past. He's drawn into the ultra-secretive Foundation to lead a team on what must be the strangest rescue mission of all time.
Some 'Clout' in the Lake District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Writing a book like this is ALL about having fun, and having even more fun caricaturing/hyperbolising what the storyteller finds ‘too quiet/beige. It isn’t about how many copies can be sold, although that can be a nice positive experience if the person is ‘positive’ and, has their mind under control (human minds can be wild creatures).
Pale Jasmine - A Beijing Expat Murder Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Living as an expat in Beijing is exciting. But it certainly becomes an adventure once murder is involved! Under the warm October sun, two friends stumble across two dead ladies in very different locations: one in a typical suburban compound and the other one - since the expat’s favourite pastime is travelling - on a tropical island. Is there any connection? Whom can you trust among strangers?
Chaac
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
The second book of Alec Gordon, in which he wakes up with a month of his life missing and a number of unsavoury or at the very least, unpleasantly smelly people shadowing him. On the plus side a beautiful though slightly mad violinist is also after him.
Our Life Off the Grid: An Urban Couple Goes Feral
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
NOMINATED FOR THE 2016 STEPHEN LEACOCK MEDAL FOR HUMOUR “Let’s do this! How hard can it be?” And, with that, David and his wife Sally, in their mid-fifties, went from being white collar urbanites to living off the grid on a remote island in the wilds of west coast British Columbia, Canada.
Kanchure
You set the price! Words: 73,360. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Lust, murder, cruelty and intrigue. Four princes collide with their despotic father and with each other. Greed, suspicion and envy percolate through the streets and dens of the capital. An expedition to secure an ancient artifact in a far-off land seems to offer hope of diffusing the tension at home. However, it might just destroy everything held dear..
Wędrowiec (Polish edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,590. Language: Polish. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Jest ekspertem w dwóch dziedzinach: rzucaniu zaklęć i pakowaniu się w kłopoty. Gdy otrzymuje niejasną wróżbę, sprawy komplikują się maksymalnie. Jeden wściekły profesor, jeden wściekły demon, jeden wściekły anioł i jeden niepokorny student. Na imię ma Klaudiusz i jego przeznaczeniem jest wstrząsnąć posadami Piekła... Albo spłonąć w jego ogniu...
Seagoat and the Circus Trainer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: British English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
After meeting a cunning treasure hunter in a takeaway restaurant, Seagoat is given the opportunity of a lifetime. Or so he thinks. Will his wildest dreams of rags to riches finally come true, or will they simply land him in a whole heap of trouble? Watch the story unfold in this witty tale about a hapless boat-fixer, who falls in love with his wild side…
In the Shade of the Sausage Tree
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,320. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A light-hearted account of a recent safari to the New Africa which revives the author's memories of life there 35 years before