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The Haunting of Castle Bowland by Jessi Hammond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: Australian English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Solitary Cat Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
To inherit a castle in Scotland from an uncle she never knew, Nori Graham must stay there for a week. Deadset easy for a tough bush girl from the Northern Territory, right? That’s what Nori thought. But that was before she met the bagpipe-playing ghost, not to mention the distant relatives who wanted the castle for their own…
The Dog's Philosopher - The Living Veranda by GW Pearcy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: Australian English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Julie has decided she is having a cocktail party on her father’s wooden veranda for her 21st birthday. But her father’s home doesn’t have a wooden veranda. Not yet, anyway. Read on to see how Julie’s birthday wish not only comes true, but how it creates an enhanced life for her, for her dad and for many others, for years to come. Don’t miss this next instalment in The Dog’s Philosopher series.
Wonka's Easter Story by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Wonka is such a performer, here he is again to present your Easter Story, which is all about Duffel and Sam. Easter is such a time of breaking down and starting back up again, Owner wanted a story to put things right, full of fun, rescued animals and magic powers. Duffel to the rescue then! With Wonka's approval what more can we ask? He has even let Owner's illustrations stay in....
The Midnight Vampire Trap by L.S. Richards
Price: Free! Words: 23,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Vampire Desmond Sharpe is so sure of his immunity to mankind that he finances --and stars in-- a movie based on his own life. When his movie attracts a midnight audience-participation cult, he goes to see the show that's sprung up around his show, which is a big mistake, as some in the audience are in fact scientists, who possess information that will change Desmond's life on Earth forever.
Dinosaurs and Prime Numbers by Tom Moran
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 107,540. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Enter the mind of Walton Cumberfield, an amateur gas and electricity meter-reader who is about to discover a cow that is independent of the space-time continuum. The award-winning debut novel by comedian and writer Tom Moran, Dinosaurs and Prime Numbers is like nothing else you'll ever read - beautifully bonkers and bizarrely brilliant. It has to be read to be believed.
Flash in the Pan by Christine Brand
Series: Flashes of Light, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Flash in the Pan is an assortment of five short stories, to be dipped into each day, or be consumed all at once. Most stories are between 400 and 550 words, with Flash Mob vying for the longest ever flash fiction at 999 words.
The Art of Deathmatch by Agluppos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Poems about deathmatch and the self-imposed torture of drinking. Time rots away slowly in the hinterland suburb. Nothing much happens. Most of the stuff is broken, and the rest stolen. The main meeting place is The Cultural Centre, suburb's only restaurant. On its program list are presented the good old-fashioned fighting, police and ambulance personnel. On a daily basis.
Romantic Blend by Sheila Horgan
Series: The Blends, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
For those familiar with The Tea Series, the characters have become friends. Those main characters have lives outside The Tea Series and stories that must be shared. Those stories are being written and shared in a series of shorts called The Blends. The first story is Romantic Blend
Rachel and Jake, A Contemporary Modern Romantic Disaster by M. A. Weagle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the year 2014, any one of us, by random chance, is only moments away from becoming a celebrity. Coworkers, Jake and Rachel, are about to have their lives turned upside down by the United States’ most amateur terrorist. When the media turns Jake into a celebrity hero, Rachel is not happy. What follows is a romantic comedy that fits our times.
Between Floors by Beate Boeker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sarah can't resist a swim in the luxurious pool of the Grand Excelsior Hotel, though she hates to return to her room in a bathrobe, dripping wet. Just as she braves the elevator, a gorgeous man joins her. Sarah curses her luck and pretends to disappear into thin air, when all at once, the elevator gets stuck . . . This romantic short story includes a sneak peek at another romance by Beate Boeker.
Мережкин и кот by Tatyana Okhitina
Series: Из жизни Мережкина, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Так ли они просты, наши хвостатые любимцы? Ветеринар Мережкин, знающий домашнюю живность во всех анатомических подробностях, даже и не догадывался, на что способен его кот Федотыч...
Når fuglen falder by Claes Blom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 216,430. Language: Danish. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
En fantasifuld, satirisk og tankeprovokerende fortælling om en særegen hjemløs mands rejse gennem 90'erne. Om at finde sig selv og turde stå ved sine valg.
Compass and Stiletto by Linz Lutz
Series: Compass and Stiletto, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Arthur is eccentric, clever, and very deadly. Marianne is sophisticated, sharp-witted, and inventive. Both work alone. Forced to fight together, the two spies have only weeks to stop HIVE, an organization determined to impose survival-of-the-fittest on humanity in the most violent way possible. This might be harder than Arthur and Marianne's commander expected.
Beau--ootiful Soo--oop! by Katie Penryn
Price: Free! Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Bob Dukes, an inexperienced diplomat working for H.M.’s Britannic Government in the 60’s on the island of Mazita, is a newly single dad to his three children. He is tasked with organizing an official dinner to establish cordial relations with the different cultures. His inexperience and a reluctant first course make this a fun story for children and adults alike. Satirical undertones.
Robin of the Seas and His Merry Crew of Sailors by Eliza Nodlinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Eclipse Publications. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A humorous frolic on the high seas with references to King Lear, Pop-Eye, The Princess Bride, and more.
Teddy and Roo by Hayley Scholtz
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
"Ted, Ted, come quickly, I think we did something bad!"..... So begins another day in the lives of best fur-friends, Teddy and Roo; Ted, who wants nothing more than to be a Good Dog, and Roo, who, despite the best of intentions, attracts trouble like dirt. For these two, life in suburbia is anything but dull. A short children's story that will resonate with anyone who's ever owned dogs!
The Species-a-torium by Hank Gross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This short story is a philosophical black comedy about a bizarre theme park in San Diego to which people go to let animals eat them, and for others to watch them getting eaten. It's an atonement thing for centuries of humanity's cruelty to animals. And it's a great place to take a first date, too!
The Funerals at Christmas by Dixon Barker
You set the price! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.
Strange Relations by Stefan Jakubowski
Price: Free! Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Strange Relations is a supernatural comedy about a man who meets his past lives. Past lives he has never lived. Desperate past lives that need him to do something he isn't going to like. A teen to adult read.
Murder Brief by Peter Menadue
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 57,550. Language: Australian English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ambitious criminal defence barrister Robyn Palmer gets her first big break when she's briefed as junior counsel in a high-profile murder trial. Unfortunately, the silk leading her is a lecher desperate to drag her into bed and their client looks guilty as hell. However, nothing is going to stop her starring in the biggest trial of her career.