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Einstein in Flamingoland - Confessions of a Fellow Traveler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,610. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
With bad actors in close pursuit, a Hopi Indian cabbie motors Maui artist Gille Barker and an illusive Albert Einstein through Arizona deserts and Louisiana bayous to the French Quarter of New Orleans in search of a satchel's mysterious contents and the secret to life's design.
Across the Table
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
ACROSS THE TABLE is a compilation of three short stories ranging from couples struggling amidst complicated situations to awkward truck rides with strange clowns.
The Case of Pilgrim Hugh: Five Strange Detective Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide-ranging authors working today, draws on his library of strange detective stories to produce this collection of short stories featuring Pilgrim Hugh, one of the weirdest detectives in modern fiction.
Bud Mushroom and the Nefarious Trousers
Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bud Mushroom, A Useful Fairy in the Employ of the Queen of Twinkle Dingle, has been captured by Pixies! Does he escape? Can he save Twinkle Dingle? Will he Defeat the Nefarious Trousers? You'll have to read it to find out!
Dads In Short Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This collection of three flash fiction pieces will bring a smile to your face, and maybe even have you laughing out loud. Just like your dad's plaid shorts that skimp on length, these breezy reads will be perfect for your train ride or next bathroom break.
Night of the Squirrels
Series: Squirrelpocalypse Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
They're out of their cages; they're twitching their little tails and flashing their beady red eyes. They're after your flesh, and they're not going to be dissuaded by some corn on a wheel or a little stoop nailed to a tree. The squirrelpocalypse is unleashed at McWikken Academy. Can Regan and Colby stop it?
Losing Gravity
Price: Free! Words: 78,410. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A quirky, cautionary tale about humankind's ecological impacts, told with humor, compassion and mystic vision. Though civilizations have come and gone on planet Earth, more things remain the same than changed. Losing Gravity strips the foreseeable future of avenging monsters, all knowing aliens, focusing instead on its most peculiar creatures: humans and their collective evolutionary efforts.
The Red Kite's Song
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,110. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fourth and final story of The Carmarthen Underground series, a mummified body is found deep beneath the Welsh Consulate in north London, prompting fears of yet more traitorous behaviour in the Welsh capital. While the agents of Carmarthen Intelligence investigate, the people of Myddfai are haunted by strange phenomena and Rhian Jenkins realises that the time has come to say farewell.
A Taste of Lemon with a Twist of Lime
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
This pseudo mystery takes place in the town of Hudson, Quebec, population of 5,000, just east of Ontario, circa 2000. It almost all happens in a cozy cove on Lake of Two Mountains, off the Ottawa River, at a time when gas and fuel were relatively inexpensive for all the yachts, sailboats and other watercraft.
The Technical Progressman
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In A Dockyard Apprentice’s Story, Robert Smith (‘Nige’ to his mates) told of his formative years as a young trainee in Chatham Dockyard, where he trained as an engine fitter and turner. The Technical Progressman is set in the 1960s, taking up the story from the point where Bob transfers to the Weapons Section as a Technical Progressman.