Humor & Satire
epub |eng | 2019-02-08 | Author:Laurence Shames [Shames, Laurence]

19 W ith the hard heel of his enormous hand, Rocco hammered on the steel door of Mikel Shintar’s lab. The dull clang of flesh on metal echoed through the ...
( Category: Humorous March 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-18 | Author:Ann Charles [Charles, Ann]

Chapter Six It turned out Gigi the shapeshifting macaw did have a car, but it wasn’t quite what I’d expected when Bruno and I had agreed that she could come ...
( Category: Short Stories March 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-26 | Author:R.L. Mathewson [Mathewson, R.L.]

Chapter 28 “You’re missing the best part!” the little bastard that had taken his seat said as he shoved another handful of popcorn in his mouth while the small woman ...
( Category: Humorous March 15,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2018-02-06 | Author:Deborah Coonts

WITH A SIXTH SENSE that was as spot-on as it was disconcerting, Miss P walked through the office doorway, sidestepping Jean-Charles, who dipped his chin and smiled as he walked ...
( Category: Amateur Sleuths March 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-03 | Author:Grabenstein, Chris [Grabenstein, Chris]

CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR “You got the number?” Morgan asks. “Yeah,” the chief says. “We're on with the phone company … pinpointing the location.” We're all standing behind Gus's desk, staring at ...
( Category: Crime March 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 1960-03-13 | Author:Edel, Leon, 1907-

LEON EDEL A visit to Paris in 1884 and long talks with Zola, Edmond de Gon-court, and Daudet had deeply impressed him. James failed this time, however, to take the ...
( Category: Criticism & Theory March 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-04 | Author:Sophie Kinsella

* * * — If there’s anything worse than waking up to a hangover, it’s waking up to a hangover at your brother’s flat and hearing how you ruined his ...
( Category: Family Life March 13,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-04 | Author:Halle Butler

chapter 16 Friday was a normal day and went as it usually did—with everyone doing half-work, acting as if it were Saturday already and like they were doing the showroom ...
( Category: Dark Humor March 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-20 | Author:Carole Matthews [MATTHEWS, CAROLE]

Chapter Fifty-Three So we have a cup of tea and sit on the deckchairs together in the sunshine enjoying the view over the fields. At least, I’m enjoying it. Shelby ...
( Category: Humorous March 3,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-05-24 | Author:McMurtry, Larry [McMurtry, Larry]

CHAPTER 7 ACTUALLY, having Jill help with the post-production work on old Tony’s picture was the best thing that could have happened. I would have suggested it myself if I’d ...
( Category: Humorous March 3,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Elinor Klivans

pear and chocolate crumb cake MAKES 12 TO 16 SERVINGS When I bake a cake like this in a big rectangular pan, I start cutting small pieces as soon as ...
( Category: Chocolate February 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-07-05 | Author:Grahame-Smith, Seth [Seth, Grahame-Smith,]

Pride And Prejudice And Zombies CHAPTER 37 THE TWO GENTLEMEN left Rosings the next morning, and Mr. Collins having been in waiting near the lodges, to make them his parting ...
( Category: Humorous February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-01 | Author:Hockensmith, Steve [Hockensmith, Steve]

CHAPTER 23 It was easy for Darcy to wait for Lady Catherine and her servants to retire for the night. Sleep was no temptation for him. He didn’t desire it. ...
( Category: Humorous February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-24 | Author:Steve Hockensmith [Hockensmith, Steve]

__________________ CHAPTER 23 “I MUST TAKE MY LEAVE as well, Miss Bennet,” Capt. Cannon said as the baron’s carriage rolled off up the drive. “But I find your father’s suggestion ...
( Category: Humorous February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jerome Charyn

OUR FINAL LANDING WAS at the headquarters of Senator Thomas Collier Platt, who held court at the Fifth Avenue when he wasn’t in Washington. Known as the “Easy Boss,” he ...
( Category: Short Stories February 27,2019 )