4 Funny Detective Stories - Starring Maynard Soloman

4 Funny Detective Stories - Starring Maynard Soloman

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Author: Benjamin Sobieck
Length: 72 page(s)
Written: Feb 2012
Sales Rank: - XinXii Sales Rank
Views: 2864

Category: Fiction & Literature » Humour  |  Work: Story / Narration
Keywords: detective story, detective stories, funny detective stories, short detective stories, detective short stories

Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman, gal-damn detective.

"Maynard is the philosopher-cum-man-of-action that we all wish we could be, the detective who solves mysteries by turning idiocy against itself.” – Peter Rozovsky, Detectives Beyond Borders (Spinetingler Award winner)

"I recommend to everyone who is looking for a quick read. It's perfect for that pick me up laugh, that bathroom read, that afternoon escape." - Molly Edwards, Reviews by Molly

"Oh my goodness! I’m not sure when I’ve laughed so hard. It was like having a conversation with the man from the 'Grumpy Old Men' movie! So much fun!" - Gina Hott, Hott Books

"It never ceases to amaze me how this young man has created such a perfect crotchety old character. This is such a fun series and Maynard has become one of my favorite characters." - Michelle Peden Vasquez, Life in Review

"With a chip on his shoulder and more than his share of attitude, the protagonist presents himself as a force to be reckoned with and immediately captured my interest." - Chantal Boudreau, author/illustrator

"With a satirical take on everything from America’s war on drugs to immigration law to social security, Maynard Soloman is a mobile home-dwelling crime-fighting dynamo. He may not be the brightest bulb in the box, but he sure is amusing." - Laura Roberts, ePublisher Daily

* Best short story of 2011 nominee by Preditors & Editors Reader Poll.

Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman, gal-damn detective. Some would say he's crusty, profane and clueless. But if you ask him, he solves the world's problems one case at a time. Once you experience his 1930s-style of doing business in a 21st century world, you just might agree.

Included are four short stories: "Maynard Soloman Solves the War on Drugs," "Maynard Soloman Fixes Social Security and Eats a Pony," "Maynard Soloman and the Job-Nabbin' Illegal Immigrants" and "Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real."


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Benjamin Sobieck | Author on XinXii.com

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Benjamin Sobieck's crime fiction has been featured in the Amazon Top 100, the national front page of Examiner.com and many "best of" lists. He is the author of the crime thriller novel, Cleansing Eden, the Maynard Soloman crime humor series and numerous short stories.

His non-fiction work as an online editor reaches a print, TV and digital audience of millions through a large publisher of enthusiast titles. His journalism career has put celebrities, politicians and influential individuals in the hot seat. That edge is reflected in his fiction. He and his wife live in Minnesota.

His website is crimefictionbook.com.
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