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The Obituarist
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The Obituarist - Dead people are the safest story around. They can’t answer back. But if you follow in death’s footsteps, it can be dangerous to get too close. An obituary writer seizes his chance when war heroes start dying. Brace yourself for handlebar moustaches, stiff drinks, greed, treachery and, of course, death. But with a twist. “Mordant, funny, dark, teasing and ironic.”
The Caldecott Chronicles No.1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A unique, chilling and often hilarious zombie short story adventure set in Victorian England. If you enjoy it, please review it...it would mean a lot to me. And look out for the other books in the series. Cheers! RGB
A Greasy Spoon Life
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
It's a difficult stressful week when you start talking to your cutlery... A crazy, silly, funny and sad story about a poor depressed spoon. Have a free chuckle today, and never be comfortable in your kitchen again. A story of 2300 words.
The Blame Game
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dan and Hailey see a news story about a teen who killed his parents, and jokingly try and guess his motivations. When they found out the truth, however, the joking stops.
The Man Who Could Not Make Up His Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Clifford Day Vanderwall, a member of New York society, has trouble making decisions. He becomes the helpless prey of fortune hunter Shirley Horner. She eventually destroys his career, his love life, and his self-esteem. Lacking the ability to make up his mind, Clifford appears to be doomed in this outrageous satire about love among New York’s upper crust.
Some Thing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A tongue-in-cheek tale about a man who drank the water, another man and his bazooka, and a lady with a loaded gun. Brought together in a showdown between paranoia and reality, three once-ordinary lives will never be the same. This horror fable is based on an actual environmental hazard along the Mexican border and the potential for disaster.
Cereal Box Surprise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,510. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A ninety-eight-pound weakling orders cereal hyped by a once-famous athlete. During the mayhem that ensues, he discovers heroes aren't always what they seem. And the prize at the bottom of the box might be more of a surprise. Poor Ned winds up in a horror story by Lori R. Lopez!
TDX2 - Too Dull To Die
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Series: Dani J Caile's Universe. Price: Free! Words: 13,690. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Guido's dead, but he hasn't lived yet. Will he get a second chance? Or will Satan have his evil way?
Coffee - You'll Take It Black and Like It
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Price: Free! Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Nestled in a remote stretch of wilderness, this eerie mountain hamlet is not on Pat Smith’s map. When he and his wife Jane stumble upon it during their cross-country bike race, they decide to stop for a quick bite, eager to get in and get out before their competitors catch up with them. But the only diner in town serves up something they weren’t expecting . . .
Nearly Dead: A St. Pete Zombie Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a New York crime boss sends a hitman to St. Pete in the middle of a zombie infestation, the hitman finds that even infested with the undead, his beloved St. Pete hasn't really changed that much. Yet even in the middle of an infestation, he still has a job to do. A seriocomic short story of about 4,000 words and prequel to the full length novel SINCERELY DEAD.
Roadkill: Four Nasty Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,210. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four nasty short stories set on the south coast of England. An old prostitute gets her revenge, an elderly vampire goes hunting in daylight, a dodgy psychic fleeces his client and a gay lover's ghost haunts his murderer.
Surrealism
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Has there ever been a place that you’ve never been before and once you left it, you weren’t exactly sure how to get back or even if you were really there to begin with? For John Rogers, finding Dairen’s Cove was the easy part, but will he ever be allowed to leave?
The Safety Dance
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Price: Free! Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Safety Dance ... to some a forgotten pop hit from the 1980s ... to Crispin it signifies more: a whole lot more. In his quest to uncover the hidden secret of The Safety Dance he will encounter ridicule, despair, dwarves, and the psychotic denizens of an obscure English town. Read on if you dare...
Sunday Morning Giraffe
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Series: The Lombard Alchemist Tales, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's 3AM on a Sunday in the middle of the desert, and Aldo wants a giraffe, but not just any giraffe will do. Aldo requires the particular one housed in the glass display case in a creepy pawn shop at the edge of nowhere. His parents are at loose ends to satisfy the five-year-old, unaware that he is being guided by a demon-posessed rat with an agenda of its own.
Welcome Wagon
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bud regrets moving to suburbia with his nagging wife and irritable daughter. His new neighbors, however, provide him with an unorthodox solution to his problem.
Baseball Bats And Ballpoint Pens
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by David Michael's short story - When Writers Attack - here on Smashwords, this piece of flash fiction delves into the amusing process of a creative writer escaping, if only for a moment, the humdrum monotony of real life.
Hello, Zombie!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Take a break from predictable novels to become part of a darkly comic adventure in Surrealism and social commentary, told through a collection of over 2 dozen zombified classics! Welcome to ZUMANKIND’s groundbreaking debut performance of Hello, Zombie! – the riotously hilarious and brilliantly terrifying, black-as-a-top-hat satiric, saturnine-vs-jovial mad-cap Broadway Musical Scentsation!
Overtime
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Knock, Knock... Knock, Knock, Knock... Knock, Knock, Knock, Knock.....
OBITUARIES - 40 Death Notices Beyond the Pale
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,250. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
We're all slouching toward the Inevitable - a.k.a. the Big Sleep, the Big Chill, the Big Plotz, the Final Upload. These 40 Obituaries are unlike any death notices you'll ever see, but that's the point, to have a few laughs and maybe even some insights into something we can't do anything about. And you'll get to meet Death who says there's no reason to be scared of him and none of it is persona
The Curse Of The Cowboy
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Curse Of The Cowboy” is about three cowboys who aquire a map that leads to an old Indian graveyard containing buried treasure. However, things don’t go as planned and you’ll learn many things: such as the benefits and problems of being dead and how to cope with maggots, unsightly smells and a pair of backstabbing murdering scumbags who have gutted you and (rightly) left you for dead.