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My Little Black Book By Samantha Lin
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Empusa is a journalist in her mid thirties, with a divorce and a string of relationships and flings under her belt; she is somewhat of a free thinking and eccentric character however she embarks upon... More > helping other singles via her articles in their search for The One despite her being somewhat of a libertine herself who secretly searches for her one true love.< Less
Iraqi Icicle Book 1 At Play By Bernie Dowling
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Iraqi Icicle is like no detective thriller you have ever read. Sure, the essentials are there: a healthy body count, the femme fatale, eccentric characters, crooked officialdom and sardonic... More > humour. But the ``detective'' is a jobless young gambler, a foundling, raised by nuns, scornful of straight society, populated by stiffs. Follow Steele Hill as he races up and down the streets of Brisbane, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.... ....from the dawn of computers and mobile phones in Australia to the aftermath of the 1st Iraq War. Read the first part of four as an ebook.< Less
Anna, Where Are You (Miss Silver #20) By Patricia Wentworth
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Hired to trace Anna Ball, who has vanished, Miss Maud Silver encounters an eccentric art colony, bank robberies and counterfeiting. As with other Miss Silver mysteries, the story relies on character... More > development. Nadia May reads clearly and distinguishes individuals well; her British voice is ideal for this genteel period thriller (1951). Agatha Christie fans will enjoy this one. The narration is speeded up to fit six cassettes, but it is not hard to follow.< Less
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz By L. Frank Baum
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The heroine Dorothy goes through a traumatic storm in which a tornado takes her away to the land of Oz. In her attempt to find her way home she meets some eccentric characters that are seeking for... More > physical solutions to emotional weaknesses they believe they possess. The lion wants courage, the tin man wants a heart and the scarecrow wants a brain but they all must overcome these weaknesses to get to the Emerald City so that they can find out who they are and get Dorothy home to her aunt in Kansas.< Less
SPITTIN' IN T'FIRE By Gerald & Jack Firth
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The humorous story of a neighbourhood that celebrates and commiserates at a Christening, a wedding and a funeral. A community of eccentric characters and bizarre goings-on showing their love, hate... More > and indifference. Washington Augusta Houston Featherstonehough and his wife, Agatha, Christen their newly born, causing jaws to drop all over the place. Eric Waddle and Primrose Winkle pledge their troth, in a rushed ceremony, much to everyone’s surprise. The funeral of John Morrison brings the whole neighbourhood together in a gossip fest.< Less
Bishop To Pawn and other short stories By Andrew S. Cowan
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In this collection of short stories we meet several new characters from the author’s fictional village of Linton Musgrove. Jerry Harrison, a writer of crime fiction, and his girlfriend,... More > Emmeline Cargill, are recent arrivals in Linton Musgrove who appear in five of the stories. Oliver Melluish, the senior master at Linton House School uses his long experience to help younger masters out of their difficulties in a further two. The remaining three stories belong to some of the mildly eccentric clergymen who first appeared in This Congregation Here Present.< Less
Happy Times By Jack Jefferies
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Happy Times is a collection of light-hearted tales of family life in Virginia, the Carolinas, New York City, and its suburb, Snedens Landing, NY. Author Jack Jefferies spins tales of growing up in a... More > unique Southern family, filled with strong-minded and whimsical characters. Along Jack’s journey he recounts quirky people from the 1920s to today, including eccentric Uncle Pankey and his father who played the town Santa for more than twenty years.< Less
The Best Phyllis Diller Quotes By James Alexander
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Born on 17 July 1917 in Lima, Ohio, Phyllis Ada Diller (née Driver) was an American actress and comic. An eccentric in character and appearance, she will be remembered for her quickly-delivered... More > one-liners and self-deprecating jokes, wild hair, distinctive cackle, cigarette holder, and exotic dress sense. Here is a collection of her best and funniest quotes.< Less
Dr. O's Marvelous Mysteries By Lillian Trettin
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I write southern mountain stories about characters ranging from merely eccentric to downright supernatural: there are talking animals and witches and moonshine makers of unusual quality. Cut-paper... More > collages illustrate these stories, each one composed of shapes pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle. Sometimes the stories are spooky or disturbing, but the images exude dark humor in bright colors. Rarely do they spell everything out. My aim is to entice with enigma---the pleasurable sense of a mystery embedded in the image and words.< Less
Voice in the Horse By W.M. Dimes
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Voice in the Horse tells the story of Saw Kennedy as he uncovers the surreal secrets of a living, thinking, dimension-hopping house that has stolen him from his home along with a cast of other... More > eccentric characters. As a supernatural plot for existential corruption is revealed, the stories of the tenants come to light in the form of ghosts, hallucinations, fractured memoirs, and hijacked memories.< Less

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