Buzzword Books

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Now that everyone can self-publish on the net, editorial standards are history.
So, at Buzzword, we're particular. Just a small introductory selection worthy of your time and attention. Excellent thrillers and whodunits by professional authors at discount prices! Good reads for less. Backed by personal service, respect and consideration. Yes, we're new and small. But, in this case, less is more. We specialise in intelligent escapism and insights for perceptive people. If that sounds like you, check some of our books here on Smashwords.

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No Time For The Smiths
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
The hilarious memoir about Australia in the 1950s. When a naive young couple marry, romance clashes with reality and just about everything goes wrong - and right. When a gormless just-married couple rent an impractical shack at Avalon, twenty-six miles from Sydney, they face an endless commute in a broken-down car. Soon they have no time for anything except 'keeping on the road'.
The Logos Probe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,430. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The year is 2080. And life is brutal - even for the rich. Alexander Logos is the Edison of his age. But all his brilliant innovations can't save him from the the terrors of new medical advances - and the obscene pact between his daughter and his wife. This near-future saga presents a future you never imagined. And follows the techniques of life-extension to its logical, and ironic, conclusion!
Romantic Stories from Women's Magazines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Top short women's fiction from periodicals such as WOMEN'S WEEKLY, CLEO, WOMAN'S DAY, ARGOSY UK and ABC Books. And it's not all boy meets girl. These tales range from the heartwarming to the humorous. There's one about a man who outwits his shrewish wife. And you'll be challenged by a trip into the future - and one to the distant past. And the award winning "The Sandman" will make you cry.
Vicious Tales from Men's Magazines
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Shock, crime, horror! Nine tough, thrilling, chilling tales - most published in leading men's magazines. Stories from 'Man', 'Man Junior', 'Pocket Man', 'Squire' and other male mags If you like strong plots and raw action, you've found it. Mafiosos. Escaping cons. Child murderers. Two-timing wives. Whores. Professional killers. Spare, tight nighttmare generating tales
Songs of a Second World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,370. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This anthology of brilliant Australian short stories has won ten literary awards. Most have been published in magazines or journals and the full collection is presented here for the first time. The theme of these tales is the world behind what we take as reality. The interlocking stories are set in and around the elegant provincial city of Ballarat, Victoria.
How to Get What You Want
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
"How to Get What you Want" covers everything you wanted to know about life but were afraid to ask. It tells you how to laugh at death, how to enjoy being pestered by flies, how to slim, invest, sharpen knives, how to see without your specs, how to change traffic lights to green, and even how to amaze small children by moving both eyes independently. Humour but good sense. too!
How To Keep Fit Without Exercise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Hate exercise? Have we got a 'How To' for you! Here's the truth behind the hype and health fads. Best of all, it makes sense. Medical writer Jensen gives you the lowdown on 'exercise' in one jaunty, jiffy digest. Read about everything from hormones and health myths to diet and your parasympathetic system. Can you really laze your way to fitness? This book tells you how.
Talks With Al
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A teenage boy discovers that the local handyman, is actually an intimidating sage - someone who knows more about life and living than a parent or teacher could ever understand. Although Birdie is a smart kid he's no match for a guru! And, as his benign but terrifying guide explains the rudiments of inner awareness, he enters a new world where he can't go back - and can barely go forward.
The Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,280. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Four unrelated guests are enticed to a private island off the coast of New Zealand. They think it's a holiday resort. But this is no playground. It's a battleground. Here, they are faced with an escalating series of trials that will eventually see all but one of them killed and the winner gain a fortune. This psychological thriller really twists the knife. Optioned for film.
The Fourth Eye
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An engine that runs on water. And an oil cartel ready to kill anyone who happens to find out. One man faces the surveillance society. His only weapon - total recall. This close-to-the-headlines thriller never lets up. And everything from communications to weapons systems is meticulously researched. From best selling thriller writer, Clinton Smith. Optioned for film.
Death Takes a Hike
Series: The Jen Madden Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction
It’s grim to trip over someone chopped into three pieces. Particularly if the killer is an embalmer into necrophilia and you're his next assignment! Foxy, bisexual, not-so-closet lesbian, Jen Madden's moonlights as a sleuth solving sex related murders. And, when she gets involved with the family skeletons of a funeral-home dynasty, she discovers there are things worse than being buried alive!
Death Has No Face
Series: The Jen Madden Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Erotica » BDSM
When you’re almost flattened by the naked body of a young spunk who falls from an apartment block, it’s hard to ignore it. Particularly when you’re told his killer is the guru of a cult, then see your informant run over by a truck... Jen Madden, a bisexual amateur sleuth who specialises in sex crimes, is hot, foxy, totally immoral and has a wood-chipper mind. A baffling and erotic mystery romp.
Kiss Me Dead
Series: The Jen Madden Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,440. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
What does the detective do when she discovers her own body is somehow being used as the murder weapon? When bisexual ad-woman Jen Madden joins an orgy on a yacht, she finds that those who sleep with her, or with her friend Maxine, drop dead. A baffling murder mystery romp that includes one of the steamiest lesbian/SM relationships you'll ever read.


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