Books tagged: offbeat

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Transfection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Molecular biologist Dr. Carl Peters is under pressure on two fronts: his research grants are disappearing and his marriage is falling apart. But when medical researchers discover that genetically modified animal feed has tainted the food chain, he finally gets the funding he always dreamed of. Dr. Peters discovers the reason behind the cancer link, but it's so crazy, he barely believes it himself.
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
Fisherman's Guide to Bottomdwellers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Set in the Victorian section of Louisville Kentucky, Katrina and her pack of bottomdwellers have their worlds disrupted by two tall, handsome strangers. Skeptical, trash-talking Katrina believes she has everything under control in her hard-drinking dive bar world. She and her “Lost Boys” are running open-throttle against middle-age, until two strangers happen into the bar during Derby Week.
Drive byzz and beatdownzzz
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Lyrics from my brain.
Out-Of-Mind Experiences: Thirteen Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,220. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
This diverse collection merges an array of genres such as horror and humor, modern and mythic, historic and supernatural. Sometimes gripping, often quirky, these tales are always inventive and thought-inducing. Journey through a broad spectrum of fictional adventures from angry cows to psychotic pets, through portals of terror and gateways of myth and fantasy. There is something for everyone.
Z14
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Z14 is a cyborg, he’s a killer and he’s a collector of cuddly toys. Killing humans is wrong, he knows that. But it just feels right, somehow, almost like he was made to do it – and it pays really well. Z14 is an offbeat science fiction romp, with strong characters battling against a dangerous, if somewhat daft, alien plot. You may chuckle, you may grimace - sometimes both together.
Edentown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
The Carmarthen Underground - Darkness at Dark Gate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The respectable façade of Carmarthenshire’s county town conceals a secret world of crime and betrayal, doggedly policed by a local intelligence organisation. Darkness at Dark Gate reveals the true face of this alternative reality Carmarthen.
My Name is Zelda
Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An offbeat anthology of poetry, (hopefully humorous) very short stories, and a short story about love.
Unwise Guys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rocco and Jimmy are the lowest ranking members of the Italian mafia, and their eccentric boss always gives them the worst jobs; anything from picking up his dry-cleaning, to carrying out a hit on a rival boss's dog. "Unwise Guys" chronicles the ridiculous and often hilarious escapades of two gangsters with unique (and sometimes warped) perspectives on the world, their work, and life in general.