Books tagged: pastiche

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The Trepoff Murder (The Deed Box of John H. Watson MD Book 6)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2016 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mentioned by Dr. Watson in the Scandal in Bohemia, the story of the Trepoff murders now comes to light, discovered by the author in a deed box once owned by Sherlock Holmes' faithful chronicler. A Russian dignitary dies in London, and Holmes sets off to discover the circumstances behind his untimely, and politically unfortunate, demise. Originally told in true ACD fashion, as a serial.
No Man to Trifle With
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mashups
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Humorous western in the style of Robert E. Howard. Join Archibald Welkins and his dog Biter as they visit the big city--well, the only town they've ever seen--for the first time!
Authors for Goodreads
Price: Free! Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
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There once was a terrible booklet about the perils of Goodreads... There's now a terrible booklet about that booklet.
The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes” brings together the major stories, reviews, briefs and illustrations that appeared in the legendary British humor magazine during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime. Annotated and presented in chronological order, this scrapbook charts the rise of Conan Doyle and the meteoric popularity of the world’s greatest consulting detective.
Space Vixen Trek Episode 4.135667: Walking the Planck, sub figura XVI
Series: Space Vixen Trek, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A dorky genius and a knuckle-headed linebacker take a prototype spaceplane out for a three hour tour. The navigational computer crashes, they're hopelessly stranded, and the jock ate too many beans. But at least the nerd is far from his greedy creditors and especially his control freak wife. Then he discovers the horrifying reason why he hasn't made a plug nickel from his super duper invention...
Better the Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A revised edition of a collection of stories totalling 100,000 words of fiction that span the entirety of the career of cult author Rhys Hughes.... Ghosts, vampires, mythological beings, eccentrics, mad inventors, demons and other strange beings can be found cavorting here, sometimes seriously, sometimes comically, with original and unique results.
Sense and Super Abilities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Short Story Press Presents Sense and Super Abilities by Matthew Kilpatrick “Sense and Super-Abilities” is a pastiche of the settings, style, and sort of characters usually associated with Jane Austen and Superlatives, superhuman characters similar to modern comic book heroes.
Ripping Yarns & Roaring Myths
You set the price! Words: 10,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Meet Henry Madigan-Carter, card shark, raconteur, inspiration for Leroux's Phantom, and time traveller extraordinaire.
18 Plays For Untalented Actors
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,440. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Everything you need to begin your lifestyle as an actor: 18 short plays by Robert Crayola. "These scenes were designed with the neophyte actor in mind. Most theater requires effort, practice, timing, and skill. Not these scenes... I have so infused these scenes with my genius that it's a wonder you even need to show up." -- Robert Crayola, from the Introduction
Milligan and Murphy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,380. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Fandango Virtual. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On one level this could be a farcical tale reminiscent of the work of Flann O’Brien about a pair of Irish layabouts who somehow run away from home by accident and are helped find their way by a number of eccentric characters; on another it might be a metafiction about the nature of writing inspired by Samuel Beckett or maybe it’s just a silly book like ‘Puckoon’. Then again it could be all three.