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Mighty Unclean
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013 by Dark Arts Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
From the agony of unrelenting grief to the desperation of spontaneously-combusting convicts, to the grim battle between a human monster and his otherworldy competition... Mighty Unclean offers all this and more in strange worlds vividly painted by four supremely talented authors – Cody Goodfellow, Gemma Files, Mort Castle and Gary A. Braunbeck.
Bracconieri di sogni
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: Italian. Published: May 2, 2013 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Nel novanta per cento dei casi quello che ti succede nella vita ha una sua scadenza e una volta scaduto ti rimette sulla linea di partenza, pronto per ricominciare. Nel restante dieci per cento dei casi questo non avviene, perché ci sono cose che se ti capitano ti spostano per sempre."
The Boy from the County Hell
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Series: Rock Book, Volume I. Price: Free! Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The end of the world is nigh and only one man can stop the coming apocalypse. Shane MacGowan has the ultimate weapon; the greatest song ever written and to save the world, his mammy and Teresa he just has to remember how it feckin goes.
Career Moves For Burnt Out Personifications
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Price: Free! Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Santa, the Grim Reaper, and others scramble to find new careers and identities. Political and social satire. “A smorgasbord of paranoid ramblings.”
Waiting for October
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Dark Arts Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Not Your Average Book of Chillers! Twelve tales guaranteed to amuse, disturb and make you squirm from Jeff Strand, Adam Pepper, Sarah Pinborough and Jeffrey Thomas. From body parts gone missing to body parts inexplicably arriving, from parasitic children to dead grammas, get ready for some wild stories from four very distinct and unique voices.
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When strange things begin to happen at the Future Shoppe where Sam works, he finds himself on a mission to home office to figure out what went wrong. When he and his friends arrive, they will find something stranger than any of them could have imagined.
Postcards from the Reservation
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
After the death of his mother, twelve year old Bobby comforts himself by playing an ultraviolent video game that distracts him from his loss. He is whisked away from summer camp by his recently paroled father, Deacon. In order to pay back those who kept him alive in prison, Deacon takes Bobby on a criminal jaunt through the Native American casinos of Oregon.
The Unforgettable Names Of the Forgotten Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.43 from 7 reviews)
Short comic story. In times of old, when the worlds had just formed, and mankind was still fresh and young, the One God fought for his right to rule over all. But as Gods go, he was not as clever or unique as he first thought and later found he was just one of many from a plethora of other divine deities striving to make a mark and be worshipped by humanity. THIS IS THE STORY TO END ALL STORIES
CAR STORE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This book is a contemporary fiction about the experiences of a novice car salesman in the spring and early summer of the year two-thousand. Come with Mark Stapleton as he walks through the flames and into the belly of the dragon. Darkly sardonic, it will keep you turning pages into the wee hours of the morning. Based on a true story, the names have been changed to protect the guiltless.
The Tale of Schismus, the self disarmer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A twisted little parfable about a man Schismus, who is happy and gay in the company of his male friends; and who together, work daily in the fields. One day Schismus goes missing and eventually he is found without his arms. And his arms in turn have morphed into his likeness. They also work in the fields just as hard as he, but in different ways.
Tomorrow's Anecdote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Just another day in the newsroom? Hardly. October 1987. Clare Forester is an overworked and under-appreciated features subeditor on a provincial paper in Somerset. She spends her time cheerfully ranting about her teenage daughter, her spiteful mother, the Thatcher government, new technology, grubby journalists, her charming ex - and just about anything else that crosses her path.
Holy Mackerel, Theater of the Absurder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two 30-minute absurd comedies for radio or stage. In The Last Remake of King Kong, Kong has evolved into something very close to a human, and, holy mackerel!, along with Ann Darrow, he acts out his angst-ridden, heroic quest to get back to Skull Island. In Channel Zer-0, Benny Bupkis kvetches and tinkers with 1950s TVs in hopes of finding a frequency of an alternate reality. Oy vey is mir!
The Lipstick Girls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
My name is Sheila Teresa Roberts and I’m a lipstick girl. Or at least that’s what some people call me. Others can be just a bit more brutal. To hell with them, I say, though I would say it quietly, and perhaps under my breath because believe it or not, I was brought up to be, and am, a good Catholic girl. I work in the big fancy department store in Liverpool...
A Place in the Clouds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
For the residents of the Marion Hayrick retirement home, a unique opportunity has arisen to place their mark on the residential centre where they live. Given the choice between a nice little garden feature, a gazebo or a water feature to enhance the gardens about the home, they take a somewhat different approach.... Containing several memorable characters, twists and turns and a VERY odd gardener
Die, My Darling
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
After the war, an arms company capitalizes on the public's love of ventriloquist acts and hatred of ventriloquists by making robotic dummies. But when the crude Dowdies are replaced by the modern Darlings, tragedy strikes! Just because something is ugly doesn't mean it has no feelings.
The Ghost Next Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In Liverpool everyone has a ghost story to tell. It seems to go with the place - tall tales, mystery and footsteps in the dark. To two friends and an assorted motley crew of assorted characters it seems like the perfect opportunity to get them off the dole and set up in the ghost tour business.But what if the ghosts were real? "The Ghost Next Door" is one of several short stories in the collection
Purgatory, NY Episodes 1 & 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Henry Sera gets himself into some hot water in Seattle. His friend Bradley tells him to come out to New York while he lays low. NYC apartments aren't cheap, but this one seems too good to be true. As it turns out, Henry's lease has something called an "immortal soul clause." Sadly, Henry isn't the type to read things before he signs them.
Coma Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Harold Debec's wife had left him for a holistic healer, his son wasn't returning his calls and the ad agency he helped found had fired him. Against all instincts, Harry moves to Hollywood to help promote the snake-bitten sequel to a talking talk movie. Enter a junkie film director, a trio of dognappers and a movie exec named Holly Cloth.
College Collage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(3.00 from 1 review)
Nick Bowman, like most college freshmen, is a terrible human being. He’s arrogant, argumentative and rude. He knows that he is smarter than all of the students and most of the professors at his school. Nick is not liked by many people despite the fact that his rants against higher education are usually accurate.
Sweet Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,130. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wife in need of a cure for sleepless nights learns there's more than one way to put a marriage to rest.