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Gumshoe
Price: Free! Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s 1953. Springtime in the city. Renny Mack and Buford Messner, long time army buddies out of Brooklyn, are private investigators, pounding the streets of Manhattan. Against their better judgment they take a case from a dusky beauty. They should have run a mile, but when Babycakes walked through the door, Renny’s scruples went out the window. And that was before the money hit the table.
The Bombay Rifleman's Chest
Price: Free! Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The City Brewery in London is owned by a rapacious, morally challenged, corporate megalith. An evil, seeping threat has arrived which threatens the entire body with commercial vaporisation. Arthut Bilt, Brewer and Head Brewer since time immemorial, battles to save his beloved employment from an early demise brought on by stress, globalisation, the ravages of progress and managerial stupidity.
Missing Zero
Price: Free! Words: 116,180. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Lorem Ipsum. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00 from 1 review)
MISSING ZERO tells the darkly comic tale of the final redemption of the Antichrist. Disillusioned with a world "long gone to hell", the novel's protagonist, Lorem Ipsum, begins a quest to become "a true man truly acquainted with the truth". During his search, however, he begins to suspect he himself just might be the (now defunct) Beast of the Apocalypse as foretold of in the Book of Revelation...
Peeko Pacifiko
Price: Free! Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A quintessential novel of modern Los Angeles, Peeko Pacifiko is at once an outrageous romp, a survival story, a sardonic political history, and a keen literary walkabout. At once squalid and glamorous, literary and low-brow, philosophical and wanton, wickedly funny and empathetic, it is as honest as it is innovative, its own unique, hydra-headed genre.
Life as a New Hire, Deadly Secrets, Volume 1
Series: Life as a New Hire, The 84 day internship of Cáel Nyilas in Twelve Volumes. Price: Free! Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 and represented by Jens Sorensen. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Cáel Nyilas, relentless womanizer, from a blue collar background and graduate from obscure Bolingbrook College joins with four elitist frat rats earning a quarter million a year as interns at Havenstone Commercial Investments. Havenstone is concealing criminal and deadly secrets in the Boardroom. There is a very disturbingly sinister reason these five ‘new hires’ are the only males in Havenstone
The Pub Letters
Price: Free! Words: 22,870. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Have you ever had a great idea in the pub or bar, but forgotten it by the next day? The Pub Letters is a collection of bar-room brainwaves, in the form of letters to prominent companies and individuals, and their replies. Read the pitches for Rodent Deodorant, Vegetarian Pork Scratchings, and the Pavarotti Bouncy Castle. Peter Jones of BBC TV's Dragons' Den called it "hilarious in the extreme".
My Afterlife
Price: Free! Words: 115,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The novel My Afterlife is broken up into four parts; Judgement, Hell, Heaven, and Life. It comically entertains the idea of an afterlife seen through the eyes of a disbeliever.
Harbor Delights
Price: Free! Words: 124,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Max Miller ventures to Grays Harbor in 1959 to see an old flame, Sharon Rose. He tries to help Sharon, who has been in an abusive relationship and is plagued with guilt over her mother's attempted suicide. Max also becomes obsessed with treacherous Nancy, a type of Circe, who uses him to incite her boyfriend's jealousy. As a result, Max places himself in great peril on the North Beach.
The Outraged Lonely Detective Investigates the “Green Toenails Murder Mystery” - and eleven other sardonic mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,490. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this eighth volume of the Lonely Detective Mysteries you'll read about: the Lonely Detective running amok in beauty salons, the Finder deep into a despicable man's three lives as well as having bizarre adventures with Manhattan alligators and rhinos, and the Should man, knee deep in talking heads.
Dummy's Murder Between Hands and Other Mystery Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A collection of 12, some new, some previously published satirical, and/or politically incorrect mysteries which will challenge your mind, tickle your funnybone, and shock your sensibilities.