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Salvation of Sam by Lee A Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The recently bereaved Jonas heads back to his forest playground to grieve. However, he stumbles across the unlikeliest of beings in his path, an abandoned dolphin. The discovery sets him off on a mission of redemption and salvation, but all that he finds along the path are obstacles which require him to dig as deep as possible as he tries to deal with the loss of Jolene.
Looking for a Job in the Age of Ageism: A Survivor's Guide to Long-term Unemployment After 50 by Barbara Fretz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This survival guide about long term unemployment after 50 years of age is a funny frolic into a serious societal problem. Having survived several years of unemployment, the author shares her experiences. She explores topics of job-hunting, creating a meaningful life, structuring your day, keeping your mood elevated, dealing with vices and addictions, starting a business, and getting retrained.
THE EGG by milthyswinebuckle
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What is the egg. This story explores the secret question that only a few of us know about. A question greater than life itself. A question about the egg!
Invocations et autres élucubrations by Jacques Fuentealba
Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Invocations et autres élucubrations est un recueil de nouvelles et micronouvelles fantastiques, comiques et/ou absurdes illustrées par Thomas Balard.
Meander by M .
Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Meander has his hands full, preparing the assassination of a local crime lord. He likes to do his jobs neatly and tidy, with no strings attached. His new neighbor Senta should be nothing more than a one-night fling, but she quickly becomes the biggest hurdle Meander has to face in getting the job done.
Steel Wagons by Sean Monaghan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When a university prank to steal a railway wagon almost goes terribly wrong, David doesn't know if his friendship with Ryan will survive. The pair have always been competitive. Sports, art, girls, craziness. But this time David wonders if they've gone too far. When Ryan wins the contest on his own--with a full-sized railway engine--David knows they're never going to stop.
The Underwater Man: A short story by Andrew Daws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A boy yearns for recognition, but realises his father is nothing like the kind of man he wants to be.
Brighton Beach Memory: A short love story by Andrew Daws
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A chance encounter while swimming off the beach at Brighton, England results in frustration for Oliver as he longs for love
Evil Penguins 2: Armageddon by Elia Anie
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
They're back... and even badder than before. A funny cartoon book about penguins behaving badly. Reviews for Evil Penguins: "A fun and breezy read. Anie channels The Far Side with great success and maintains an acidic, devious tone throughout the entire book." - Ain't It Cool News; “Very funny and witty, with a dark nod, wink and a smile throughout.” - The Penguin Post
Edward Teller Dreams of Barbecuing People by Jim Nelson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,800. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
In the backdrop of a suburban world of swimming pools, crushy love, and genuine loss, Ronald Reagan has declared the Soviet Union the Evil Empire and calls for an end to nuclear arms. Gene's scientist father leads the team to end the Cold War by creating the Strategic Defense Initiative, "a shield not a sword." And so skeptical seventeen year-old Gene sets out to wage his own personal war...
In Which Our Heroine and Her Laser Cannon End a Relationship by Elizabeth Bent
Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A jilted lover decides to try to take revenge, and winds up learning a valuable lesson in this short fictional comedy.
Lifting the Lid by Rob Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lifting the Lid is a comic thriller with more twists and turns than an Escher-designed bobsleigh run. Trevor and his incorrigible dog, Milly, show how a single, split-second decision can change someone's life forever--from tedious and unfulfilling to mind-bogglingly terrifying.
Xanadu (Part I) by D.Z.C.
Price: Free! Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Nicolas Keszthelyi - aesthete, philanderer and semi-legitimate Moscow antiques dealer - is heading to Afghanistan on the trail of buried treasure. A friend of a friend has discovered a hoard of priceless ivory carvings beneath a mine in Paktia, and Keszthelyi intends to ensure that finders remain keepers. Unfortunately, UNESCO, the Afghan government, and the owners of the mine have other plans...
Mixed Picture by Tom Rubens
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 220,020. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is a novel of many elements and themes: Ignorance and knowledge; sexual lust and love; conditions of political safety and of danger; the need for culture and the need to escape personal loneliness; the complexity of philosophical ideas and also of personal sensibilities.
Про пивной ларек и мутантов by Валентин Цапков
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: Russian. Published: January 29, 2015 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Рецензию на обложку должен был написать известный московский критик, переехавший 3 года назад жить в Лондон. Однако после прочтения, он повесился в своем доме недалеко от Дартфорда. Поэтому книга выходит без рецензии.
Hell's Waiting Room by C.V. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A reclusive couple's power goes out and they are forced to use their scarce survivalist supplies to live off the grid.
People Like Us (Part I) by D.Z.C.
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
The Curious Survival of Wee Bobby Blunder by Ian Peter Nelson
Price: Free! Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The story of events surrounding the apparent death and resurrection of a man with an unresolved ambition to be a stand up comedian. His near death experience gives him the determination to achieve his one great unrealised ambition but unwittingly gets some help from very unlikely sources but in a bizarre way. He is acutely aware that his close friends all believe they are funnier than he is.
Spicy Takeaway by PeterDorney
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The warm and friendly characters from ‘Chinese Takeaway’ return in this even-more chaotic romp that reveals their second year of experiences while teaching in Singapore. This time there’s a gem-smuggling ring to be exposed…an attempted murder… an island kidnapping - and a Changi Jail experience for the teachers. In the midst of which the laughs continue to leap out at the reader...get reading!
Muffin and Knob's Special Adventure by William A. Patrick III
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Planet Earthphat: Year 2050 - Muffin & Knob undertake a dangerous mission given to them by Lord Plebe to save the planet from cocky roaches that have survived a nuclear war. They get up to their ears in espionage, surviving with only hot sauce, carpet tacks, a gas can with a hole in it and a pair of sunglasses with only one lens, in order to rescue a Princess, with surprising and comic results