Short, Funny Detective Stories Featuring the World's Crankiest Sleuth!
6 Funny Detective Stories: Maynard Soloman Smokes the World's Problems
Fans of short, funny detective stories with a heap of sarcastic satire, you've found your man.
Meet Maynard Soloman, gal-damn detective. Some say he's crusty, profane and clueless. But if you ask him, he's the greatest detective this side of the Rockies.
Using his old-time vocabulary and roundabout logic, Maynard solves the world's problems one hapless client at a time.
This satirical collection features six cantankerous misadventures, plus tons of bonus features.
1. Maynard Soloman Solves the War on Drugs
2. Maynard Soloman Fixes Social Security and Eats a Pony
3. Maynard Soloman and the Job-Nabbin' Illegal Immigrants
4. Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real
5. Maynard Soloman Legalizes Gay Knot Tying
6. Maynard Soloman Takes the Bus to a Strip Club
Bonus: The Philosophy of Maynard Soloman
Bonus: How to Cuss Like Maynard Soloman
Bonus: Maynard Soloman's Two-Beer Critter Marinade
Bonus: Maynard Soloman's Guide to Milk and Cookies
Bonus: 10 Signs Your Kid is in a Cult
Bonus: Maynard's Guide to Tipping
“Benjamin Sobieck has created a unique character in Maynard Soloman. Everyone knows a guy like him, myself no exception. His story has all the sarcastic humor one would expect from the character...Pick this up instead of a crack-pipe.” - Liam Sweeney, author of the Anno Luce series
“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 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
* Author nominated for Best Short Story of 2011 by Preditors & Editors Readers Poll.
Where to Get It
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You're Still Missing One Story
One more short story is available that's not included in this collection because it came out later (gal-damn Intertubes). It's called Maynard Soloman & the Bull$hit Cancer Awareness Campaign. Look for it at all major e-book retailers.