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Away In A Sand Dune (AKA Jesus vs. Cannibals)
Price: Free! Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Time-travelling ex-postman Harley Byrne's ongoing mission is to capture and make available for download “all the world’s music, ever.” In this stage adaptation of one of his adventures, Byrne takes a holiday from work but crash-lands on a tropical island on Xmas Eve. The natives' carols sound oddly familiar but, when Byrne interferes, the island's corrupt king condemns him to be eaten to death.
Descending Gods
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Errol Stein confronts life's mysteries in four stories describing the transformation of a phantom being leaping blindly from one life form to another, the rescue of a ferocious beast from a swimming pool in a blinding Sonoran desert monsoon, a demand for the sacrifice of his only son by an ancient Mayan god and a blues inspired enlightenment of what happens and where we go when we die.
Sorrow
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An office worker in Purgatory seeks consolation and hope by sending himself postcards and email messages from an imaginary holiday destination. When discovered, he is sent there.
Phone
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A rude and arrogant businessman's life falls apart after he begins receiving silent calls on his mobile phone.
A Hint of Hell
Series: The Demon Diaries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
He's just failed at being evil... Kieron Lascher thought his life as a minor demon lord in Hell couldn't get any worse, but when he fails his exams and is sent into another realm as punishment by his parents, he realizes that there are worse places than Hell.
Death to the Magical
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Death to the Magical is a Bildungsroman/ Goodbye to all that story set in San Jose, CA, Spring of 1978. After an intro there is a Passion narrative: 15 chapters (2 Veronicas). Highlights are the library scene (A Battle of the books in the SJSU library) and a lost week-end visit to Reno (Nailed to the cross). The farewell barbeque features presidential speeches and a trip to the stars.
Living Dead Lovers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,170. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
She’s alive but he’s dead… Living Dead Lovers follows the life and times of famed psychic-medium half-Romani gypsy Valentina ‘Cabbage’ Moone, from her mute infancy trawling the roads of Europe to a fiery-tongued, hard-drinking, speed-loving clairvoyant with a complete disregard for human life, including her own of late…
Morbid Curiosity
Price: Free! Words: 21,160. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Have you ever wondered what happens to you after you have died? Do you ever crave the comfort of knowing that the souls of your loved ones is at rest? If you do then perhaps you should never hire Steven Bowes, a clairvoyant who'd rather have a stiff drink then deal with a stiff corpse.
2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It was once said that evil flourishes when good men do nothing, and 2,000 Jews Walk into a Bar proves, with irony and insight, how even when good men actually do something, things can still go very badly wrong indeed. Paris Portingale clearly has an abiding empathy for the common man, and how good people can get tangled in circumstances well beyond their control.
American Exceptionalism: A Terrific Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Donny, a US Military missile launching drone, interviews the phrase "American Exceptionalism" to answer the questions: “Where did American Exceptionalism come from?”; “When did American Exceptionalism makes its debut?” and they both will share some terrific examples of American Exceptionalism.
Ruin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Holiday » Family
What would you do with £33,000,000? Buy a stately home? Become a celebrity? Give it away? These questions suddenly become real to the O'Leary family when daughter Maxine wins the lottery. It seems that all their worries are behind them, and their dreams can finally come true.
The Trouble With Jokes (Flash Fiction)
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A flash fiction vision of the future where there is no room for personal tastes and not laughing at the right joke can prove fatal.
Codename: Ace of Spades
Series: Blake, the Good Guy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00 from 1 review)
My name is Blake: I’m the good guy. And today’s bad guys: Litterbugs. What follows is considered a short story. Short stories are like books without all the boring parts. This story may contain some things you don’t like. There could be some violence and four letter words like #$%! without all the funny characters. Consider yourself warned.
Honey Don't
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 and represented by SterlingLordLit. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set in the very near future, Honey Don’t is a full frontal assault on the inanities of our age. Honey is a free spirit in full rebellion, and her take on life – offbeat but on target – is the heart and soul of this antic tale. Often outrageous, sometimes shocking, always wickedly funny, it is, in the end, utterly and slyly subversive. It is also Tim Sandlin at his most maverick best.
The Quest for Juice
Series: Paranoia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The darkly comic tale of a quiet, paranoid man who finds that everything is changing in subtle, inconvenient ways. When his favorite juice is taken from him, he goes on a quest that soon has him in prison, a mental hospital, talking to a hedgehog, dating a nurse, and finding out more of the truth than he could have ever imagined.
Sweet Revenge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Two competitive Englishmen go cycling together in France. Each attempts to out-do the other as they pass through rolling countryside and villages. Stopping for water in one village they are helped by an odd woman. One man witnesses a grotesque scene in her cellar but keeps the information from his colleague, hoping to punish him for having 'beasted' him on the last hill. Revenge, then regret.
The Deadly EPOS
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Bob, an elderly supplier of restaurant tableware is regularly taunted by a spiteful young restaurant manager. Other staff delight in the amusing fracas created, including Thierry, the restaurant owner. One day Bob snaps and causes a scene in front of customers. It is an amusing event for Thierry until he receives a call from Bob's solicitor.
Topolino
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A victim of a workplace accident, Dave lives alone. His Postlady's daily visit is one of the highlights of an otherwise dull life. One day a woman from an accident claims company call-centre telephones him to offer help making a personal injury claim. Happy for the company, Dave tells her all about his accident. Soon the whole call-centre is listening-in. But all does not end well.
Cartoons by MBJ
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80. Language: Australian English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of 34 cartoons by widely published cartoonist ,MBJ, quirky, sometimes dark, but all funny.Collected from work over the last 4 years, this collection is sure to amuse.
A Slight Delay
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
For an airline passenger, an unexpected wait on the tarmac takes a turn for the strange. Also includes an author's note.