Books tagged: noir humor

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The Osecca Option
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Osecca del Mar desperately needs Guild backing to survive the medieval world in which she lives. But the head of the Guild declares the job she trained for is strictly a male profession. Does she have what it takes to prove she’s capable of doing the job? Only one thing is certain: her only friend and confidant, Ace Blackthorn, doesn’t think she is.
Tenting Today
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two recent graduates of a middling state college live in a tent in a public campground. They won't work, getting by on small remittances from their parents. Nothing about the cubicle, or the last, or the oarlock, appeals. They have taken a vow of failure, by Samland standards, and live only for themselves. It's a life of bohemian leisure and low-grade non-criminal hedonism. Also, sedition
Revolt of the Sergeants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 95,080. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Revolt of the Sergeants: An American Insurgency in Sudan” has had sporadic, surreptitious printings, and a smuggled, back alley life that befits its character. The work, dealing as it does with Darfur, the janjaweed, American mercenaries, famine, and egregious misrule seems pertinent still, and has been put on this site for the benefit of scholarly interest, rather than for prurient ones.
Aces and Eights
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the hard copy blurb: "Aces and Eights is a novel about a world in which the only morality is force, and the only heroes those strong enough to pummel their way through the chaos." Sounds good. "Two ex-Nam buddies now San Francisco cops and part of an anti-terror unit, are looking for underworld connections to smuggle prime Chinese heroin. Buoyant, mean, funny, tough, anarchistic."
Mystery, Suspense, Film Noir and Detective Movies On DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,150. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
WINNER OF A BRONZE MEDAL in the 2011 Readers Favorite awards! Classic thriller movies are often available on two or more DVD labels. Which is the best? This book tells you. And surprise, surprise! The best is often the least expensive. Why pay $30 for a $2 DVD? Want to find titles you've never seen but would enjoy watching? This cleverly designed book helps you to swiftly examine over 1,200 DVDs.
A Life Lived Ridiculously
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 72,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When a girl with obsessive compulsive disorder falls in love with a sociopath, she must fight for her sanity and her life.
White Noir - A Blake Massey Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Blake Massey is classic LA noir but there are no palm trees or sandy beaches. Exposed flesh doesn't tan, it freezes in two minutes. White Noir is a violent look at life in the harsh Arctic town of Remarkably Bay. Massey's the only private eye for a thousand miles. Staying alive depends on trusting a beautiful woman to tell the truth, something that's never worked for him before...
Shooting Genji
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A noir thriller, Shooting Genji is set in New York during the 1929 Crash. As a teen, the narrator has an accident that leaves him almost blinded by daylight but with perfect night vision. This leads him into a string of misadventures, driving for whiskey smugglers, shilling for Wall Street cons, and chauffeuring (and caddying) for a Hollywood scoundrel making an erotic film of The Tale of Genji.