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Barrooms by Stephen Slattery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,140. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by SlateRunPublishingLLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A raw, boozy ramble through the life of Mike MacDonnell — reluctant boss, fitful husband and wayward soul. Together with a ragtag cast of characters he shuffles from antic misadventure to violent confrontation, to the edge of nowhere and back again. Barrooms is a wry exploration of friendship, love, loss and the ineffable things that keep us defying the odds we book against ourselves.
Life on the Dingleball Fringe by Jon Herbert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2015 by StrawberryBooks. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon Herbert’s first collection of short stories is by turns an intense account of those on the fringe of society and a gently funny read. Set mostly in bars and taverns in Salt Lake City, this linked connection of short fiction tells the story of numerous down and outers, but does so with affection and humor. Herbert lays bare minor disasters and revelations like a good-natured Charles Bukowski.
Village Idiots by David Abis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a naive young medical student is kidnapped and taken on a road trip by three escapees from the psych ward, including a nymphomaniac stripper with two and a half PhD’s, a rocket scientist who believes aliens plan to destroy the Earth, and a slow-witted giant headed for the electric chair? Village Idiots, a sexy farce with heart, is kinky, crazy, and ultimately out of this world.
Mrs. Crawelander and the Three Bears by Dan Baldwin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Reverend Crawelander gets more than he bargained for when Mrs. Crawelander gets more revival meeting spirit than she ever thought possible. Holy Heck breaks out and the small town of Dank Summit will never quite be the same.
150 Totally Fresh Fully Mint School Jokes Bru! by Matthew Grant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A wise man once told me that 'a school is like a pop tart inverted in a chicken window'. Whilst I cannot ensure that you will be imparted with such wisdom by enjoying these 150 totally fresh fully mint school jokes... I know you will at least have a laugh :)... bru.
Барут в страната Еуфория (Bulgarian / Български) by Lyubomir Nikolov
Series: Български разкази. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: Bulgarian. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Нови български разкази от автора на: Въжеиграчът Карой, Очи на сляп език, език на болен, Слънчев бряг – код жълто. New Bulgarian short stories by Lyubomir Nikolov.
La fin de Noël, un conte sanglant by Frédéric Raymond
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: Canadian French. Published: December 10, 2014 by La Maison des viscères. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Quand au pied de chaque sapin repose un lutin, Une colère terrible possède le père Noël. Cette année, le temps des fêtes sera rouge. Rouge sang.
Of Popes and Pentagrams by Adam Ingle
Price: Free! Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Mestoph and Leviticus are the oddest pair of friends in the Afterlife. One is a Demon, the other is an Angel, and wherever they go chaos isn't far behind. Follow the duo as they become embroiled in a conspiracy to kill the Pope in 13th century Italy at the behest of the enigmatic Hermes Trismegistus and his influential cult. Live or die, history won't be the same.
Living in Ashton by Barry Pomeroy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lost in the immense sweep of the prairie, the people of Ashton live a simpler life. Defined by a main street with a post office and a grocer, a rink and the police station, Ashton is bounded by the dump to the south, where the Frisians live, and to the north farmer Lohmer owns a spread so vast that the town registry has lost count of his holdings, and from the east come the storms.
They Say You Can't Judge Me by Steve Tully
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Meet Steven Tully. You can call him Steve. Or 'geez', if you prefer. With his hopes of finding employment fading as fast as his Bangkok sun-tan, Steve is forced to resort to desperate measures as the pressure to join the flock of over-educated under-achievers mounts. Yet what begins as a bus journey to the Job Centre trying to hide his man boobs soon becomes a journey of hilarious self-discovery.
Ben Trovato's Art of Survival by Ben Trovato
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,560. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Around 50 people die unnatural deaths every day in South Africa. This creates the impression that it's a violent country. It's not. We're just rubbish at surviving. This essential guide will help you – wherever you live – to survive armed robberies, shark attacks, smoking, drowning, biological warfare, pregnancy, old age, alien invasion, drunk driving, brake failure and even suicide.
A Trillion More Wishes by Christopher McDevitt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,610. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
After five long years in prison, Dennis Harkness can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. He is soon to be reunited with his pregnant girlfriend, his genie pal and his infant son. Unfortunately, the light is a lot brighter than Dennis bargained for. He and his friends soon face adversity at every turn as they try to reclaim the lives they left behind years before.
Colonial Capers by Henri Bauhaus
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
Aldiqua by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 32,680. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Arrivare tardi a un appuntamento di lavoro può costare il licenziamento. Questo vale per tutti, anche per la Morte. A causa di ciò il “tristo mietitore” sarà anche bandito dall'aldilà e condannato a vivere per sempre sulla Terra, dove si troverà a fare i conti con le debolezze di un nuovo corpo fisico e le contraddizioni di un mondo che conosce pochissimo. Ma i problemi non finisco qui...
SkyDie by David Bond
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘SkyDie’ is a disturbing short comedy and a parody of backpacker culture. The reader sees Liam, an average backpacker, witness his friends’ gruesome fall from grace thanks to a horrific skydiving accident. Fearing police intervention, and despite numerous setbacks along the way, Liam is nevertheless determined in his grand plan: to dispose of the bodies and to get home as soon as he can.
Waste Not (And Other Funny Zombie Stories) by Rhonda Parrish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Although completely discordant on the surface, zombies and comedy complement one another immensely and have a long history of doing so. This collection of three funny zombie stories nods to that tradition and continues it.
Mega Millions by Kristopher Mallory
Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Stealth Fiction. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Joshua Harris is just the average blue collar guy, until one night he decides to buy a lotto ticket with his usual pack of beer. It turns out that the Jackpot winner might be someone from his town, however, Josh's life spirals into hilarity when he realizes that he can't find the ticket.
The Last One To Let You Down by Sandra Rector
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hubert and Martha are licensed, professional undertakers. So how come their little dog won't stay dead? An amusing short story by the author of Running Away to Santa Fe.
Dan And Eric by Carl Polgar
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The bond between Dan Louis and Eric Boyle - lifelong friends and aspiring comedy writers - begins to fracture when one of them develops a knack for stealing the other’s ideas.
Gerecyclede Verhalen by Adriaan van Garde
Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 1 review)
*** Inclusief het verhaal: De Hondjes Van Etretat *** Een gratis promotieboekje om kennis te maken met mijn wijze van vertellen (en met het 4short label). Het bevat vijf verhalen die al eens eerder gepubliceerd zijn, vier SF verhalen en een bizar verhaal. Voor deze uitgave zijn de verhalen nog eens onder handen genomen.