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Kindness And Happenstance: A Short Story Collection by TJ Bainz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,330. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A brother-sister dilemma. Ill-thought-out male-bonding. Bizarre events at the football. And time well spent, alone. Fifteen oddball and heartfelt short stories from the muddled mind of TJ Bainz.
The Winnie Cooper Effect by Alton Bock
Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
What if an adolescent fixation with your favorite TV character predicted all of your future relationships?
Route 95 by Samie Foster
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Could my luck get any worse? I'm trapped in the middle of nowhere. It's the pouring down rain, I'm left with two options. One is to hike miles either way to town and kill myself in the process. The second is to take the notorious route 95 bus route, or as known my others, the evil rust bucket from hell. I guess I should have hiked.
Otto's Phoney War by Leo Kessler
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016 by Benchmark Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"Flashman for the Second World War" - Benjamin Lindley Decorated by Hitler, stripped by Himmler, seduced by a nymphomaniac Countess, and relentlessly pursued by SS headhunters, Otto bluffs his way from bedroom to battlefield and back. Republished for the first time since their initial release, Otto Stahl's comic Adventures are now available as ebooks.
A Bad Day for an Urban Sasquatch by Colin Reed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Herman is not in his comfort zone as he sets off for a job interview. Dressed up, when he prefers to be casual, and formal when he just wants to scream, his only distraction towards sanity is the music within his head.
The Gasman Cometh by Casper Reiter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,730. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Screenplays » Comedy
How far would you go to be the "best"? That is a question that must be answered by the hospital's newest anesthesiologist. The person wanting to know the answer is one of the hospital's most respected and feared anesthesiologists, who may be racist, misogynist, insane, evil, or a cunning genius. They are assigned together as mentor and student and what happens in the OR should stay in the OR.
The Guardian in the Shower by Alpert L Pine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As incredible as it sounds, Janet has just come face to face with her Guardian Angel. For some reason, he's hanging out in her bathroom. But all Janet wants to do is take a relaxing shower after a long day, so she throws him out. It doesn't occur to her to find out WHY her Guardian Angel has chosen to appear. But she will soon discover the reason. . . Has she made a fatal mistake? An absurd short.
Amuse-Bouches by Anne Billson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,270. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(4.00 from 1 review)
A demon with a taste for Dry Martinis. An inexplicable pregnancy. A serial killer targets film critics. A woman gives up her old life to join a sinister cult in Croydon. A fashion blogger is trapped in Paris when the city is overrun by zombies. Five short tales of the unexpected from the author of horror novels Suckers, Stiff Lips and The Ex, described by Salman Rushdie as 'a superb satirist'.
Velden by Thomas Renwart
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: Dutch. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Velden, een korte opeenhoping van mogelijke memoires en anekdotes. Een inzage in de dingen zoals ze zouden kunnen zijn. Misschien zullen ze nooit zo zijn, misschien wel. Velden moet de deur openen om iedereen die het leest, te doen nadenken over wat ze dagelijks zouden kunnen ervaren. Zelfreflectie zonder meer, ja, dat is wat Velden zou kunnen zijn.
The People's Republic of Absurdia by Ed Spencer
You set the price! Words: 115,140. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
With Britain in meltdown, FRED McVELLY, womanising confidante to drug-addled President Terry Hair, creates an ecofascist nanny state as an elaborate practical joke. But with each Citizen’s every move regulated and recorded, a banned zine calls for revolution. And the wheels threaten to come off entirely when he tries to make heavy-drinking Pontiff a tabloid sensation and national hero.
Working Class Villain by Pierce Nahigyan
Series: Working Class Villain. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Freddy Funke is a henchman for hire. He's not very strong, he's not very scary, but he will beat people up for money. It's a lousy job and he knows it, but he's finally run out of options. In this dark but hilarious satire, crime is the last thriving industry in a dystopian Los Angeles, and Freddy is going to fail his way upward until he becomes the biggest super villain in town.
Silo Hill by Loulou Oldfield
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: Australian English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A comical story of a strange morbid man's mission. Taking local residents from a small country town and disposing of them in loving 'Memory or Madness’? The silos of Stroud built in the 1840’s by convicts, become graves. A small country town is threatened with a serial killer, It seems no one is safe. Midsomer comes to the Mid North Coast.
The Most Fun You Can Have With Your Pants On And Other Golf Stories by JB Booker
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
What happens when a high-handicap golfer sets a course record? What "local rules" does your golf course have? What is the cure for partial paralysis due to an alcoholic seizure? The Most Fun You Can Have With Your Pants On and other golf stories provide the answers.
The Living End by Dave Goossen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,120. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Urban
Beth and her twin brother, Gavin, have got to stop the end of the world or at least find out if they're getting off the planet before the Big Bang Part Two. In their way are a psychotic zealot or two, a TV preacher with a heart of gold - or silver, or any major credit card - and their own doubts about what they've stumbled into the middle of.
Leaving Early by dfwaitt
Price: Free! Words: 118,100. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A funny book about my suicide. Suicide is the bastard stepchild hiding in the basement. It is the 13th leading cause of death worldwide, and the 6th leading cause of death in America. Twice as many people die from suicide as from homicide every year. And nobody talks about it.
Dead Man's Shoes by David R. Stookey
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Horror » Occult(4.00 from 2 reviews)
You've just inherited a pair of shoes from a friend of the family that passed away. You like the shoes, but never really cared for the man who owned them. He had always seemed mean and aggressive to you. By wearing them, will you allow his hostile nature to possess your own?
The Helpful Neighbor by David R. Stookey
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ever had to deal with that friend or neighbor who insists on "helping" you with a project? No problem if he's actually competent and knowledgeable, but what if he isn't? It's an awkward predicament, ending anywhere between hurt feelings and extensive property damage. This short story takes a humorous look at this scenario from the skewed perspective of the "Helpful Expert" himself...
Bad at Math by David R. Stookey
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(3.00 from 1 review)
An overworked engineer struggles to "do more with less," as his company competes for a coveted military contract. He and his coworkers already work long, tough hours. How could things possibly get any worse?