Books tagged: dark comedy

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Dark Drink and Conversation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,640. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2009 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the warmth of Mulligans pub, all the problems of everyday living are presented, debated, and resolved. Possibly the funniest book of the decade, and yet behind the humour there are compelling stories and more than a grain of truth and reality in the characters, the mysteries, the triumphs and the disasters.
Swallow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A shy, young Manhattan attorney from a small-town, working-class background struggles with Globus Hystericus, the sensation of a ball in the throat, which makes it hard for her to eat, speak, and eventually breathe. This multiple-award-winning novel, at times darkly comical, centers on class privilege, gender equity, and the distance that can separate fathers and daughters.
The Cutting Edge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
My name is Skye Summers. I’m a hairstylist and I can’t stop fantasizing about killing my clients. My occasional fantasies have turned into chronic daydreams. They’re bloody and vivid, like watching a slice-and-dice movie on IMAX. I should be troubled by this growing desire to use my surgically sharpened shears for more than a haircut. Instead, I wonder how I can get away with it.
A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
From nihilistic elves to tortured snowmen and cursed gifts, A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories explores a different side to the holidays. These five tales will take you from the North Pole to an empty shopping mall on Christmas Eve, and even through the dark depths of the US Postal System. Whether you love the holidays or hate them, this is our gift to you.
Baggage Claim
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jake and Anna are in love, but can they overcome their pasts to make it work?
Scattershot
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011 by Seedpod Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fed up with low-paying, menial jobs that infringe on his boozy, loafing lifestyle, Wicker sets off on a road trip to Las Vegas, where the drinks are free, the slots are loose, and a megajackpot could solve his problems forever. On his pilgrimage he finds exactly what he wasn't looking for in Edna, a wayward geriatric with an agenda of her own.
The New Adventures of Samurai Shark (or how I got lost on my march with the penguins)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Don't Care Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Samurai Shark is back! He snags a meeting with Steven Spielberg to pitch the greatest movie ideas ever! After all every movie should have shark attacks, even penguin movies.
Loose Lips Sink Ships
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Price: Free! Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Avery Leigh will stop at nothing to get her boyfriend, Carter Thomson, back. A high school girl who has no problem saying the first thing that pops into her head, no matter how crazy, she finds Carter has not only stopped taking her calls, he’s started avoiding her altogether. Could it have been something she said?
Harlan
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Harlan is about a suicidal, death-obsessed teenager -- Harlan Sexton. Turning himself into a ticking bomb, he has decided to kill himself at the end of the school year unless his closest friend Julian can find a way to change his mind. And that's just the beginning--the tension is amped up by the return of his abusive father, a serial killer stalking his female classmates, & a feud with a jock.
A Civil Quarrel
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Short
A scene about a grandfather telling his grandsons a scary story with an humorous ending.