Books tagged: wodehouse

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No Laughing Matter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A titanic tale of love, the movie business, illusion and reality. When a delivery man is mistakenly identified as an aspiring actor he is introduced to a beautiful movie star, falls madly in love, and decides to pretend to be the aspiring actor. When will he be unmasked for the faker he is, and can love survive such a revelation or will hearts be broken in a monumental tragedy of betrayed trust?
The Aunt Paradox
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,290. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
HG Wells has a problem. His Aunt has borrowed his time machine and won’t give it back. Now she’s rewriting history! Reggie Worcester, gentleman’s consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves, are hired to retrieve the machine and put the timeline back together. But things get complicated. Dead bodies start piling up behind Reggie’s sofa. This 100 page novella is the third in the series.
Marshall McLuhan's Page 69 Test
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 238,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Marshall McLuhan, prophet of the modern media age, recommends that the reader turn to page 69 of any book and read it. If you like that page, buy the book. In addition to helping you to figure out what to read in an era of seemingly limitless content, with over 450 specially selected titles, the Page 69 Test allows you to discover many new books and authors in a brief but interesting encounter.
The Further Adventures of Thadeus Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book is a sequel to the first adventures of Thadeus Burke, published last year, and continues the antics of the aristocratic Lloyd’s insurance broker and his sister, Dr Freddie, together with Inspector Johnny Jackson of Scotland Yard. It is now the summer of 1926 and our hero, assisted by his loyal staff, divide their time between the City of London and the City of Cambridge. Following the
The Adventures of Thadeus Burke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,310. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Meet the Honourable Thadeus Burke, son of a lord launching his career running an insurance business at Lloyd's of London. Yet, if Thadeus Burke hoped to find security and a quiet life there, he could not have been more mistaken. For where the stakes are high the cunning is low. The underworld finds its way into underwriting, and Thadeus finds himself drawn into the riddles and rewards.
Whispering Crates
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Action thriller, science fiction, horror, historical romance – what kind of author could write them all? The title comes from an early computer-generated poem, so is the author human? Napoleon, ancient Egypt, Scottish punks, zombie monks, a long-lost Marlowe play and a CIA database going haywire are just some of the ingredients of this phantasmagoria.
Barking Mad: A Reginald Spiffington Mystery
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,730. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Typecast Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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The year is 1931. The scene is wolfishly classic English fare. And tonight the moon hangs as full as a royal pie plate in this inaugural Reginald Spiffington mystery. Imagine touring the grounds of an Agatha Christie English manor with P.G. Wodehouse as your guide, only to find Lon Chaney Jr. wandering the estate. A fresh, literary twist on the whodunit from author Jamieson Ridenhour.
Ghosty: White Cloud, Blue Mountain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bingo Elkins, ghost about town, is back, and his sunny disposish is being threatened like never before. The society of The Black Foot is out for revenge, and while his brilliant executive assistant recovers from a nefarious assassination attempt, Bingo must toddle on with the help of his eccentric friends. Throw in a time-stopping villain, and one wonders how the old boy will make out.
What Ho, Automaton!
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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** WSFA Award finalist ** "A fun blend of P.G. Wodehouse, steampunk and a touch of Sherlock Holmes. Dolley is a master at capturing and blending all these elements. More than fascinating, this work is also rip-roaring fun!" - SF Revu The adventures of Reggie Worcester, gentleman consulting detective, and his automaton valet, Reeves.
Ghosty: This Fenceless World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
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Are you a fan of P.G. Wodehouse? A fan of The A-Team? A fan of both? Do you like witty wordplay? Then you will love Ghosty: This Fenceless World. Bingo Elkins is an Edwardian-era aristocrat ghost who, with the help of a hot Asian personal secretary/assassin, a B-movie scientist, and an unfrozen caveman, sets out to defeat a rummy secret society and preserve the old sunny disposish.