Books tagged: sideshow

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The Likes of Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2016 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Cordelia Lu Hankins is half Caucasian, half Chinese - and all albino. Then in the summer of 1918, when she is fourteen, she meets the dashing Squirl and Cordy falls desperately in love with him. But her father forbids her to go near Squirl. Cordy runs away with him and begins an adventure that takes her to the sideshows of Seattle’s Luna Park, where her unusual looks bring her fame.
Be Careful What You Wish For
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
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Finn is a bored young leprechaun. He lives with his mum and dad in a small village named Duntappin, and goes to the local school there. He spends most of his free time with his best friend Dallan, but craves some excitement in his life. Unfortunately, Finn missed out on being blessed by the Good Luck Fairy and soon gets far more than he bargained for.
Odd Beauty, Strange Fruit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Brick Mantel Books. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
A Southerner by birth, Swartwout's writing are steeped in the gothic elements of quotidian life in the Deep South, a celebration of difference and the uncommon—odd beauties who embellish our plain lives. From circus oddities to real-life boogeymen, from Louisiana to a Central American village, earth has no dearth of the gothic's strange fruit, illuminating the complexity of what it is to be human.
Sideshow Joe
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 480. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Into our lives a goldfish came and went / A king among his castles and coral / And who seemed somehow as if meant / To school us what is merciful, moral
I, Joaquin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,720. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Western
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Joaquín Murrieta. To the Mexican people, he was a heroic patriot looking after their welfare. To the wealthy Gringos who owned California’s prosperous gold mines, he was a notorious bandit and murderer. With a band of loyal men and woman willing to kill and die for him, Joaquín took vengeance against his persecutors, until caught & executed. His revenge could not be extinguished, even in death.
Carniville
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
Grogo the Goblin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Someone new has moved into the quiet little town of Beckskill, New York. His name is Vernon Sweet, and he is an ex-sidehow geek. Once he was known to the carnival crowds as "Grogo the Goblin." But here he is only a joke, a freak, a hideous obscenity, living with his mysterious guardian in a dilapidated house on the outskirts of town. Vernon Sweet is an abomination of nature.
Unnatural
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A Thin Man wanders into a world of trouble after the carnival that was his home goes bust. Adrift and alone, missing his sideshow friends, things get pretty freaky when he accepts a job for a doctor who isn't as nice as he seems. The oddities in his barn may bite!
Weirder (Novelette)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A young magician joins a bearded lady’s carnival to become an apprentice. The mettle of each sideshow freak is tested along the way, leading to a conclusion that compels fright and horror. Chad Schimke San Francisco Author on the Web Price reduced! Novels: Picker and Pieces 2 Novelettes: Walker and Weirder * chadschimke.blogspot.com
The Magic Wagon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
When the Magic Wagon comes to town, folks get a genuine medicine show that includes a wrestling ape, fancy shooting, and a peek at the petrified body of Wild Bill Hickok himself. They also get bottles of a whiskey-laced elixir to drown their aches and pains. Old Albert drives the wagon, a rawboned youngster named Buster Fogg does the odd jobs, and "champion" trick shooter Billy Bob Daniels.