Books tagged: screwball comedy

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Country Life, Inc.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,480. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Screenplays » Romance
Hard charging capitalist MAGGIE DUNBAR is sent to a small town to oversee the sale of its last source of jobs and income, a rustbelt factory. But soon Maggie finds herself being wooed by the local crusading newspaper editor and the townies themselves, which beckons a crisis in her life — which to put first, people or money?
Cracking Wise - A Screwball Comedy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Categories: Screenplays » Romance, Screenplays » Romance
30sh virgin recluse Leon will inherit billions if he can just get out of his house, date a girl, and get a job. Problem is, he's allergic to the sun and almost everything else. His late father's attorney hires marine biologist Grace to reluctantly become his life coach, but she can't protect him from a gold-digger on the prowl. Screwball comedy is reborn in this homage to Hollywood's golden age.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
A Night of Blacker Darkness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,030. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wrongly imprisoned, Frederick Whithers is desperate to commit the crime he's already being punished for: defrauding the bank out of a vast inheritance. He fakes his death to escape, but when he's seen climbing out of a coffin everyone assumes he's a vampire; when he shows none of the traditional vampire weaknesses, they decide he must be the most powerful vampire in the history of the world.
The Good Morrow
Price: Free! Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
An allegorical piece of fluff combining a yearning for transcendence with screwball comedy. After inheriting his grandfather's plantation and all the kooky relatives that come with it, a would-be poet falls in love with a girl no one else can see. Readers in search of realism and fully developed characters are advised to look elsewhere.
Homicidal Honeymoon
Price: Free! Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012 by Blonde Trifecta. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In this romantic-comedy short story by award-winning romance novelist Laura Leone, a woman on her honeymoon wakes up next to an unfamiliar corpse.
A Warm December
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
For holiday cheer, try a romantic comedy with an orphan, cute animals and a hunky Santa Claus. Executive Dave Anders isn't veterinarian Merrie McGregor’s type, but she’ll agree to a fake engagement so she can give her young niece a home. The problem is, Dave may be taking his role as her fiancé too much to heart. Jacqueline Diamond received a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times.
Byuck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Strange Violin Editions. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A deeply weird romance set on one of the most conservative college campuses in the country, BYU, “where all the babes are hotties and the ice cream grows on trees.” In a place where both angst and premarital sex are verboten, two visionary returned missionaries will defy the odds to pen a rock opera about the ultimate quest for the twentysomething Mormon male: avoiding matrimony.
Thad Says Parts Is Parts (And Thad Is Right)
Series: Principal Parts, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
With events spinning ever more wildly out of control, Eddie Stone finds himself embezzling, stealing and lying to save the people he loves from themselves in this screwball comedy of errors based on a Roman play by Plautus and translated into 21st century LGBT San Francisco. Eddie’s good at doing the saving thing – everyone says so - the only problem is who's going to stick around to save Eddie?
Getting By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,640. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John, dumpster-diving adolescent loner—and proud of it!—, is appalled when his mother comes home with a baby girl but no formula or diapers. With the help of the only two adults he trusts, John raises his sister, defies his ruthless grandfather, conceals his own inner wolf, goes to school, makes money, inherits money, and fears change. Will he try to embrace it?—and Alexandra, his only friend?