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release date: May 31, 2016
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Frosted Sweets (A Taste of Love Series Book 1)
Bestselling Title - Frosted Sweets a contemporary romantic comedy.

Morgan Lewis, a hopeless romantic and the bubbly owner of the Polka Dot Bakery, couldn't wait to wed the man of her dreams. Feeling giddy as she walks through the park carrying her beautiful wedding dress over her shoulder, she sees a sight no soon-to-be bride should ever see. In that moment, the wedding of her dreams becomes a story fit for a gossip magazine. As tears stream down her face, she wonders who to cancel first; the church or the caterer.

Insert Jayden Rivers whose career in production has him relocated to Atlanta. His mother always said it would take a special woman to lure him away from his work, but he felt like someone sucker punched him when he saw her... the sweet smelling goddess carrying a wedding dress through the park. Will Jayden be able to set the camera aside and restore Morgan's faith in love?

Frosted Sweets brings women a pinch of contemporary romance, a dash of romantic comedy, and a sprinkle of chick lit in one delicious treat.

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release date: Aug 29, 2017
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A Danger to God Himself
A Mormon missionary goes insane on his mission and all hell breaks loose. Assorted sexual congress! Miraculous occurrences! The God of the universe striking people dead!
Mormon missionary/onetime hedonist Kenny Feller has realized that God isn’t about to give him an ounce of the miracle power he needs to succeed on his mission—as promised. What’s more, he’s concluded that, frankly, people aren’t worth the trouble. Then his new junior companion shows up—the wisecracking Jared Baserman—and immediately starts hearing heavenly voices and seeing fantastic visions. For Kenny, it is immediately clear that God has sent Jared to propel him into Mormon Manhood.

But Kenny’s not the only person who takes note. Interests both virtuous and malevolent cozy up to Kenny and Jared, eager to make use of Jared’s gifting. At first, Kenny takes this as a sign that his perceptions of Jared are spot on. God is using Jared.
But something’s not quite right.

Specifically, why in the hell would God choose someone as slope-shouldered as Jared—someone so unreligious, so strange—to be a channel for His supernatural power? He doesn’t even read the Book of Mormon. Plus he smells funny. As their tracting grows fruitless and Jared’s messages grow more bizarre, Kenny begins to wonder: Is Jared really touched by God?
And, if so—what the !#%[email protected]! is God doing?

A Danger to God Himself is a hilarious takedown of religious certainty, a life-affirming tale set in 1970s Washington state—equal parts spiritual road map and coming-of-age tale and dark comedy.
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release date: Jul 25, 2017
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Candide (AmazonClassics Edition)

Candide, the illegitimate nephew of a German baron and student of eternal optimist Pangloss, is living a simple and sheltered life in “the best of all possible worlds.”

But when Candide falls in love with the wrong woman, his uncle’s young daughter, he is exiled from the baron’s castle and suffers great tragedy and catastrophe, which leaves him disillusioned and questioning the goodness of the universe.

Penned in just three days—and published in secret because of its blasphemous and seditious nature—Voltaire’s legendary satire deftly skewers religious, romantic, and political naïveté with an acerbic and ribald wit that delights to this day.

Revised edition: Previously published as Candide, this edition of Candide (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

release date: Oct 28, 2014
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The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The fantastic story of the semimythical folk hero who has delighted generations of readers all over the world

Published anonymously in 1785, The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen defies logic, the laws of physics, and even rational thought.
 
Karl Friedrich von Munchausen, also known as the Baron of Lies, was a retired army captain famed for his outlandish accounts of his war and hunting exploits. In this “memoir,” Munchausen regales readers with stories of dancing in the belly of a whale and riding on a horse cut in two. Other escapades include a balloon expedition to the moon, an encounter with the goddess Venus, a fiery battle with the Turkish army, and the experience of being swallowed up by a monstrous creature in the South Seas.
 
It was not until 1824 that Rudolf Erich Raspe was revealed as the book’s author. Although most of Munchausen’s tales sprang from Raspe’s imagination, the author is reputed to have known the notorious baron personally.
 
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release date: Nov 14, 2017
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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (AmazonClassics Edition)

After Hank Morgan of Hartford, Connecticut, takes a blow to the head, he inexplicably awakens in sixth-century Camelot. At first lost and confused, the time traveler soon realizes that he can use modern knowledge and his ability to foretell the future to his advantage. Consequently, he is granted a place in the king’s court as Arthur’s right-hand man. When the Catholic Church grows fearful of his power, the Connecticut Yankee aims higher and concocts a grandiose plan to bring American ideals to sixth-century England to change the future.

In his imaginative comedy, Mark Twain infuses the eternal story of King Arthur with wit and satirizes past social hierarchies as well as nineteenth-century meritocracy.

AmazonClassics brings you timeless works from the masters of storytelling. Ideal for anyone who wants to read a great work for the first time or rediscover an old favorite, these new editions open the door to literature’s most unforgettable characters and beloved worlds.

Revised edition: Previously published as A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, this edition of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

release date: Aug 16, 2014
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Totlandia: Book 1 (Contemporary Romance): The Onesies - Fall
THIS IS BOOK 1 IN AN 8-PART EPISODIC SERIES.
Each book completes a story arc, but it includes a series cliffhanger that connects Books 1-4; And then Books 5-8.

IN BOOK 1 OF THE TOTLANDIA SERIES:

The Pacific Heights Moms & Tots Club is the most exclusive children’s playgroup in all of San Francisco. For the city’s ultra-competitive elite, the club’s ten annual spots are the ultimate parenting prize.

But not everyone is PHM&TC material. The club’s founder, Bettina Connaught Cross, adheres to strict membership rules: Moms only. No single parents or working mothers allowed. Membership is an arduous commitment. And there’s no room in the club for scandal, bad behavior, or imperfection…from tots or their moms.

In a world of power and prestige, no one has more than Bettina. And as every mom in Pacific Heights knows, you simply cannot cross her. But this year’s admissions process is more rigorous than ever, pitting prospective members against each other to prove their mettle.

But four of the six candidates vying for the remaining four slots have a secret that would knock them out of the running. Jade is a former stripper and porn actress, who has been absent for most of her son’s life. Jillian’s husband cleaned out their joint accounts and left her for his pregnant assistant. Ally never even had a husband—just a sperm donor—and she’s hiding a high-ranking corporate job. And Lorna fears that her son may have special needs… just the excuse her sister-in-law, Bettina, needs to deny her entry to the club.

Can these hopeful moms keep up appearances long enough to outlast the competition? Or will their chances—and their private lives—go up in flames?

Friendship. Lies. Seduction. Betrayal. Welcome to Totlandia.
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release date: Sep 30, 2014
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Catchee Monkey (A British Comedy Private Investigator Series Book 1)
Two Detectives. One Murder. No Clue.

When Eddie is persuaded to start a detective agency with his friend Rex, he hopes to set up a respectable business, while Rex sees it as a chance to play out his noir fantasies.

The inexperienced sleuths stumble upon a murder mystery that puts them head-to-head with gangsters, assassins, and corrupt coppers. Outnumbered, outgunned and outwitted, they have to solve their case before it kills them, or before they end up killing each other.

The first in the Rex & Eddie Mysteries series, Catchee Monkey is a hilarious detective novella — or daft noir — that’s equal parts a British Comedy and a gripping thriller.

Buy Catchee Monkey and follow Rex and Eddie on their highly amusing and captivating adventure today!
release date: Oct 24, 2016
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The Kili Wanna Affair: A Galactic Guild Comedy (George & Sali Adventure Book 1)
Sali Terri & George Shooters—two rookie officers from the Galactic Guild—find themselves in way over their heads with political intrigue, working to ratify a treaty with the cantankerous locals of a small planet called Kili Wanna. Every time an agreement is about to be reached with the current emperor, someone kills him off, nullifying the planet's induction into the Galactic Guild. The madness ramps up when outside influences take the matter into their own hands and flood the Podunk planet with junk food in an attempt to corrupt their simple lifestyle and force them into an alliance.

Humor flows from the pages of this satirical tale. The Kili Wanna Affair delivers on laughs and adventure that defies its genre.
release date: May 02, 2017
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Dear Internet: It's Me, Avery (Avery Fowler 2.0 Trilogy Book 1)
"Oh, don’t judge me, people. We all do it.

Don’t try to tell me that you’ve never checked that weird mole on your thigh on WebMD. Or how to fold meringue on Epicurious. And, there’s no way that I’m the only one who clears her search history after looking up how to give a great bl— (Um, that last one’s not important.)"

When newspaper reporter Avery Fowler discovers her husband is having an affair, the online help site HowTo.com is where she turns to navigate this challenging stage of her life.

If the Internet is Avery’s information god, then HowTo.com is her Holy Grail. Its live chat option is like having a virtual life coach for the low, low price of $14.95 a month:

"When I joined HowTo.com, it assigned me “Clementine” as my advisor, based on my choice of “British female” in the Preferences panel. That way, I can pretend that a Maggie Smith or Judi Dench type supplies the wisdom, tinged with a sassy touch of malt vinegar. (In reality, it’s most likely a bored, seventeen-year-old boy labouring in a New Delhi call centre.)"

Add into the mix a new boss whose managerial style calls to mind the Wicked Bitch Witch of the West—or the Anti-Christ—and the poor girl needs all the help she can get! The stakes rise and hilarity ensues as our heroine struggles to take control of her personal life and topple her boss after she learns Victoria’s guilty secret.

With Clementine (virtually) in tow, our heroine tackles such tricky situations as dating after divorce, sex once nothing points north anymore, and how to cover attempted murder scenes (despite a paralyzing fear of blood) as the new and improved Avery Fowler 2.0.

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If you've ever duct-taped the hem of your skirt, tried haemorrhoid cream under your eyes to hide the bags (because you read online it might help), or believe that chocolate should be its own food group, you'll cheer for Avery Fowler.


“Jennifer Ammoscato, where have you been all my life? …hands down my new favourite chick-lit author.” Tess Woods, Harper Collins author, Love at First Flight

“If you loved the BRIDGET JONES books, though, I think you will adore Avery!” Terry Tyler, author

“I laughed so hard I snorted.” – Samantha March, Chick Lit Plus




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release date: Jan 13, 2016
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The Slaughtered Virgin of Zenopolis: A funny urban crime comedy fantasy that will have you laughing out loud (Inspector Capstan Book 1)
"This has all the characteristics to make it a cult classic and I can't wait to start the follow ups."
Read it Ray, Amazon.co.uk

“Funny, quirky, absurd, and silly and all together BRILLIANT.”
Ldub, Amazon.com

"Just read it, honestly, its great. Odd. But great."
ALT31, Amazon.co.uk

"Very funny, unpredictable, good pace. I'm now reading his second book and so far just as good and just as unpredictable. If you have a sense of humour and want to be amused and entertained this is the writer for you."
Amazon Customer, Amazon.co.uk

"What an amazing book - I loved it! It really is laugh out, and was a most hilarious read - great fun! Love Becky, and enjoyed all her exploits - poor Cat Spam! More like this one please David Blake, and very well done. One of the funniest and most entertaining reads I've been lucky enough to find in ages."
Inga Pooler, Amazon.com

"Tom Sharpe you ain't David, different you are. Keep it up."
Hugh, Amazon.co.uk

"Funny, Flirty, Frantic and Ferocious: A fast read that will almost certainly have you laughing out loud! It's witty, sarcastic, politically incorrect and sexy in a hysterically funny way!!!! You are left wondering what in the world our crazy heroine will get up to next!!!! It's just a sheer blast of fun and solid laughs!!!"
JRTLVR, Amazon.com

"Fantastically funny, loved every page."
Mark Anderson, Amazon.co.uk

"I was laughing out loud within the first 5 minutes. The humor is extremely reminiscent of John Cleese in his best era. Absolutely ludicrous situations in fun settings poking humor at established institutions. Terrifically funny much of the way. Occasionally lost the perspective of what this story was about because there were so many odd bits and characters, many of which were not fully developed or fleshed out, but worth the read. Bought another and expecting/hoping to laugh!"
Georgia Brousseau, Amazon.com

"Absurd comedy of the style Douglas Adams used to grace us with has been in short supply since he left for what has been, I must say, an unreasonably long tea time. Though many have attempted to fill in during his absence, this work comes closer than anything I've since read without sounding like it's specifically trying to fill those sweaty, beer-soaked loafers."
Clifford Hall, Amazon.com

"A really enjoyable read, I live near Bath and will never look at it in the same way. Funny and ridiculous, but in a great way, refuses to take itself seriously and just entertains you."
Stugit, Amazon.co.uk

INTRODUCTION
Detective Inspector Capstan investigates a murder at Bath's almost famous Basin Museum, a hapless armed robbery, the theft of ancient Roman weaponry and the answer to “one across” in the local newspaper. Meanwhile, the city is under threat of Roman invasion and their leader, sexy young exhibitionist Becky Philips, is taking no prisoners.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
David Blake is the author of the brand new series of laugh out loud Inspector Capstan books. This first one is a funny British dark urban crime comedy fantasy that has little mystery and not much murder, but is packed full of fast-paced cosy black humour. Some people have said that it’s been written in the style of the late, great Tom Sharpe, but Tom was a comic genius, David sadly isn’t. This is just a funny, sexy little police procedural story that’s available on Kindle, and is about a British detective who’s probably in the wrong line of work. That’s it really, but he’s been told that people do actually “laugh out loud” when they read it, allegedly.
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