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Waiting for October by Jeff Strand
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Dark Arts Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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 by Tom Dillon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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 by Jug Brown
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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 by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(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 by MASON A CROW
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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.
Tomorrow's Anecdote by Pamela Kelt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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 by David Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(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 by Michael White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: 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...
Die, My Darling by Morgan Dreiss
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: 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 by Michael White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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 by Scottyq Weeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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 by David Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: 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 by Scott Haworth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,060. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(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.
Herodotus - The Gnome of Sofia by Patrick Brigham
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Political intrigue, deception and murder, Herodotus – The Gnome of Sofia has it all. Sir Arthur Cumberpot has an unspectacular career when he is appointed British Ambassador to Bulgaria. Due to unforeseen mishaps his wife Annabel is accused of being a spy but is guilty of nothing, other than being the biological daughter of Jim Kilbey.
God-Box! by Pete Collins
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » General
What would you do if you met a talking toilet that claims to be God? Run away? Ignore it? Go mad? Go on a road trip across Belgium? Simon is about to find out...
Seven And Six by Rena Romanov
Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is a humorous book about married and co-habiting life, it is a candid account! and maybe you can identify with it. It was written by Rena Romanov, who lives in New York with her sister Gretchen and enjoys photography and walking her pet poodle, when she is not writing stories for you!!!
Hettford Witch Hunt: Easter Special by James Rhodes
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: British English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 1 review)
"With subtle humor and a charming regional voice, James Rhodes cleverly crafts a story of vengeance, mystery and witchcraft. Deftly weaving the ordinary and supernatural Rhodes leads readers along a path strewn with dreary workaday details offset by exciting glimpses of an otherworld that threatens to destroy the safety of the mundane." Kirsten Imani Kasai; Ice Song, Tatoo, Private Pleasures
The Accidental Terrorist by S. P. Harris
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Judge Saxon is a 19-year-old disgruntled terrorist who can't escape from the violent cell his father enlisted him in. When the leader claims that God has chosen Judge to set off a nuke in a crowded city, Judge sees his chance for freedom. With the bomb in his backpack, Judge begins a life as a roadie for a rock band. When his past catches up to him, Judge learns how hard it is to escape his past.