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The Chinese Panda Vase
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(Novella, Science Fiction) When invaders steal an heirloom from Johnny Rohgan, the police threaten to arrest him of having used excessive force in his efforts to prevent the theft. They make it abundantly clear that they have more important things to do than attempt to recover a Chinese panda vase. They also tell him that if he knows what's good for him, he'll forget all about it. He doesn't.
A Backwards View of Interracial Romance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A picture is worth right many words. Just think of these paintings as a 15 chapter book. A book with a backwards view on interrracial romance.
Honest John's Fine Used Spaceships
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(Short Story) When a customer wanders in looking for a fine used spaceship, Honest John is soon confronted with a serious problem. He must live up to his reputation for honesty, but what the customer wants is clearly absurd. On the other hand, there's nothing absurd about the customer's money. Check out Jamie's website at http://www.jamiemcnabb.com.
Kittenstein and Frankenfur, the Gambling Cats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Deeply depressed, near-suicidal when his retirement dream of hand-raising two pure-bred, grand champion Siamese kittens is unexpectedly shattered, Bruce's well-meaning wife tricks him into adopting two common tabbies, feline hoi polloi, from an animal shelter. Are Kittenstein and Frankenfur mini-monsters from kitten hell or Bruce Dalwhinney's last hope of salvation?
The Blog of Maisy Malone
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
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My name is Maisy Malone. I’m seventeen years old, live in a ratty council house with my 60 year old, near-alcoholic Dad and a dog with a leaky bum. This is my blog. You can either like it, or you can…well… blog off!! ;o)
Innocent in the Afterlife
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pope Innocent XIV drops dead three days into the job. But the afterlife, much like his reign, proves a bit of a disappointment. First, his guide, winged hat aside, is practically naked and thinks everything's a bit of a joke. The Lord God calls him goy and tells him to bugger off; and come the day of Judgement his judges turn out to be human, and not even remotely saintly.
Heard It on the Grapevine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This volume comprises two collections of short stories. The theme of the first is: love, jealousy, revenge and murder. The second set describes the world of big corporations. Anyone working for a big organization might recognize some of the stock characters and situations. Most of the stories are humorous. However, you might find yourself laughing through gritted teeth.
Chet Finley vs. The Machines of Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Chet Finley is having the worst day of his life. Dumped by his girlfriend and fired from his latest job, Chet’s day gets even worse when he uncovers a galactic conspiracy controlling all life on Earth. Banding together with a haywire robot and a shape-shifting assassin, Chet sets out into a universe unlike anything he could have imagined.
Oliver Booth and the Evil Socialite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Oliver Booth, the man readers love to hate, is back! In this hilarious sequel to the award-winning novel The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury, Oliver’s quest for fame and fortune leads him into the world of high-end real estate, where he becomes embroiled in a battle with a socialite who is not all that she appears to be. It’s a fast and funny satire you won’t want to miss.
Peculiar Parables for a Dubious Millennium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Fairy tales
Volume I of Madfingers' Almanac, "Peculiar Parables for a Dubious Millennium" is a collection of curiously delightful fables aimed at sophisticated, slightly off-kilter kids and the proud parents who are raising them just outside the box, off the wall...and a little bit to the left of center.