Books tagged: quirky fiction

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Abruptions: 3 Minute Stories to Awaken the Mind
Price: $3.00 $1.30 USD. (57% off until Feb. 2, 2020!) Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2017 by Personville Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Poetic and fable-like tales about quirky people from small towns. Written by master storyteller Jack Matthews during his last decade of life, they are told with simple language, flashes of humor and a sage's sense of wonder and irony.
The Steady Decline of Nice People
Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ever notice...the steady decline of nice people? Are you bumping into w-a-y more nasty people? You're not hallucinating. Half the planet is in a snit. This short story reveals the root of rudeness. One rogue is bringing down the planet. You are about to meet Master Ellsworth Bazarsky, the world's worst person, the dark architect of our crummy apocalypse. Warning: you may lose bladder control.
Alarm Yourself: The Next Time a Salesman Knocks...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Have You Ever Had a Strange Summer Job? How About A Job That Could Determine The Survival Of The World? Tim's summer was uneventful. There were worse jobs than assisting a strange old man selling sun alarms. That's right, alarms for the sun. Even if the old man thought he was from the moon and the sun was about to explode, there were worse jobs... What happens next even Tim could't imagine!
Magic Souls: An Interactive Urban Fantasy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,780. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A woman accidentally makes a deal with a demon, and must steal three souls in order to break the contract.
3-Z
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A trio of tales ranging from suspenseful to quirky and weird, and finally a deft blend of humor-laced horror . . .
Clay Pigeon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 166,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Clay Wynn is a Federal investigator, in trouble, this time, for blowing up a boat. As punishment he is reassigned to cover a report of mass fatalities that turns into a round-the-world chase of career-terrorist Karl Wolff. Clay realizes he isn't the best man to stop this new terror weapon, but, just once, he would like to show them something, and change his reputation.
Ravenous Cavernous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Raxial Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ravenous Cavernous is a quirky fantasy-comedy short story which tackles - in a lighthearted and slightly bonkers way - the things we fear and why we fear them; and the tinkering with of traditional tales by creatures that should probably sometimes just leave things be. "It simply didn’t do to have nostrils, only to go and fill them with foul things, he thought."
Letitia Uncrowned
Price: Free! Words: 70,900. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this sequel to Letitia Unbound, Letitia and Godfrey Gorm are living their Caribbean dream when Melloria is invaded by Slobodia.They fly back to join the fight against the invaders ,only to suffer capture, prison, brutality and exile. Can Melloria win its freedom via music, selective idleness and free love or will the plunder of unlimited oil prove to be the Slobodians' biggest mistake?
Letitia Unbound
Price: Free! Words: 133,490. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
All Queen Letitia wanted was a different life, far from the tiresome fetters of reigning over ramshackle Melloria,the world's smallest absolute monarchy. Little did she know she and her family would be hurtled into a maelstrom of defeat, degradation and downsizing, that would turn their world upside down.
Espresso Macchiato
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
It's not the java giving coffee addict, Freya, the jitters - it's the hottie she knows only by his drink: Espresso Macchiato. She’s thrilled when he starts passing her flirty notes, but as the quirky courtship goes on, things get complicated. From the author: Rather than the opening of the story, the cute meet in Espresso Macchiato is the story - a slice-of-life tale about the magic of beginnings.