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General | Satire | Black comedy | Parody
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 by Bill Peschel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 collects 40 pieces published during the middle phase of Conan Doyle’s life. Some were written by schoolboys, reporters,doctors, and other amateurs, but many professional writers turned out stories, such as “Banjo” Paterson, Max Beerbohm, Lincoln Steffens, Jacques Futrelle, Maurice Leblanc, and “Charlie Chan” creator Earl Derr Biggers.
ՄԵԾԱՊԱՏԻՎ ՄՈՒՐԱՑԿԱՆՆԵՐԸ by Mher Khachatryan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,260. Language: Unknown language. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Հակոբ Պարոնյանի «Մեծապատիվ մուրացկաններ» վեպը (1887 թ.) հայ գեղարվեստական արձակի դասական երկերից է։ Այստեղ դեպքերի հանգուցակետում է ամուսնանալու նպատակով Տրապիզոնից Կոստանդնուպոլիս եկած մեծահարուստ Աբիսողոմ աղան, որը զուրկ է հոգեկան ու մտավոր հետաքրքրություններից, անտարբեր ազգի և մարդկության ճակատագրի հանդեպ:
Daddy's Playmate by Emma Valentines
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It was tempting to see his rock hard abs and fine muscle on his body in the shower despite his temporary useless arms... But that was the tricky part, wasn't it? Irritated at the errand of taking care of the broken arms stepdaddy, Victoria found herself thinking about him, loving him and wanting him more and more. Until when will she stop?
The Unpleasantness at Baskerville Hall by Chris Dolley
Series: Reeves and Worcester Steampunk Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,770. Language: British English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Wodehouse steampunk version of The Hound of the Baskervilles! “Jeeves and Wooster meet Holmes and Watson with a touch of steampunk in the hilarious first full-length Reeves and Worcester tale ... This laugh-out-loud parody works on several levels ... With razor-sharp wit and fast pacing this is an excellent genre mash-up that fires on all cylinders.” – Publishers Weekly
Schizo Anti Hero Nursery Rhyme by Chance Raymond
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
SCHIZO is three books in one: THE NIGHTMARE OF RUSSELL POND, his childhood years from infancy to age 13. RUSSELL POND TOWN & COUNTRY, his teenage years, age 14 to 17, and RUSSELL POND ALLEGORY, his full blown insanity at age 19. Each of those books, a story in their own right with plots and theme, can be purchased separately.
Snarktales From Fairyland: Opinionated Essays From a Disgruntled Narrator (Collection 1) by Leslie Marie Dawson
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
One Folklorist Has Had It and He's Letting Fairyland Have It... The Snarky Narrator puts his frustrations on paper in a series of witty essays about the fairytales of Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast.
A Eurovision Calling by Anthony J. Berry
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It’s the Eurovision Song Contest and this year it’s being held in Bostrovia, a newly formed Balkan state. Bostrovia has no experience of hosting large events, but it does have a long history of dictatorship and its population is composed almost entirely of farmers. So what could possibly go wrong?
Stories From a Bar With No Doorknobs by Joaquin Emiliano
Price: Free! Words: 134,800. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Stories From a Bar With No Doorknobs is a short fiction anthology, drinking companion, sexual albatross and your keys to the asylum. Don't say you weren't warned.
Average Joe by Greg Blair
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,560. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
An average person couldn’t possibly become president of the United States—could he? Meet Joe Smith, an average guy, who through a series of unforeseen events becomes the most important politician in the world. What Joe does next surprises himself and his family, thrills the American public, and horrifies Congress. Enjoy this extraordinary ride as Joe turns the Washington establishment upside down.
Integrity Curry by Martin Jones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
A short book of more short stories from the well-chewed pen of an author who spends a lot of time, well, chewing pens. The author swears that all these stories are absolutely true - apart from those that aren't. Enjoy!
A Man's Guide to Getting it Wrong by Craig Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,440. Language: British English. Published: February 6, 2016 by TWB Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It is a universal truth that a man in possession of a good relationship must be in want of screwing it up royally. We’re talking about the man fully committed to his wife or girlfriend, but despite his best efforts, will annoy her at least twice a week.
A ciegas al volante by Miriam Conde
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
¿Puede un ciego aprobar unas oposiciones de conductor? Descúbrelo en este relato, basado “ligeramente” en hechos reales… Tercer premio del I Premio internacional de Relatos breves de Humor en la Administración “La sonrisa de Quevedo”. Ramiro, funcionario recién incorporado, deseaba realizar su trabajo con ilusión. No se esperaba las situaciones disparatadas que le estaban esperando...
Not Quite the End of the World by Jonathan-David Jackson
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When a freak accident plunges his city into anarchy, Charles and his boss, Janet, must journey to a distant town where things are simpler. Along the way they encounter a particularly hot sun, possibly dirty water, cans that can't be opened, impolite cannibals and sore feet. But in a world where the only trail mix has no chocolate chips, can things ever go back to the way they were?
Detective for Hire: Jake Hancock Private Investigator series Book Two by Dan Taylor
Series: Jake Hancock Private Investigator. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,300. Language: American English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Hollywood-based private investigator Jake Hancock has just found out his sister and nephew have been kidnapped. He'll stop at nothing to get them back, until he finds out that their kidnapping is related to a part of his social life he'd rather have nothing to do with. *First book in series is free*
Getaway by Anthony Jacobs
Price: Free! Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by Books For The Hungry. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Three hardened killers escape from prison only to find that survival outside prison might be a lot tougher than they were expecting.
Russell Pond Allegory by Chance Raymond
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The allegory is entertaining but not designed to be logical to society, since the character Russell Pond sees the world from his perspective and has at least four personalities before he turns twelve. A hidden violent personality and an industrious personality are generally subdued in the story but each has their own name. Russell is still fairly in tact by age seventeen and almost makes it throug
The Funniest Guy in the Room by Steve Case
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Okay...so...we're going to send 13 guys on a three year journey to heal the sick and feed the hungry. One guy has a messiah complex. Another wanting to overthrow the government. One just questions everything anybody says. It will be a bunch of blue collar workers and on IRS agent. In any other book it would sound like another Hangover sequel. We call it the gospels.
The Boys Whose Names I wish I could Erase From My Diary by Jill Okpalugo-Nwajiaku
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Boys Whose Names I Wish I Could Erase From My Diary is a touching collection of flash stories. Jill Okpalugo-Nwajiaku masterfully lets the reader into those Oops! moments we all wish would disappear.
A Minger’s Tale Beginnings By R.B.N. Bookmark by RBN Bookmark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Do greener pastures exist for the colour blind, and how would they ever know? Raised in Northern England, Ribban soon realises life has dealt him a crooked hand and God is a card shark. If only he knew where God lived he would urinate in his letterbox. He leaves school with fewer qualifications than “Pavlovs Dog”, and sets off into the big wide world to leave his mark. This is his story part 1.
Mirage Resources International Pty Ltd (No Liability), and the Curious Affair of the Golden Windle Investment Project by Lindsay Johannsen
Series: Far From The Urban Sprawl ... tall tales and ripping yarns from The Land Of OZ. Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: Australian English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
Aussie battlers are built tough. Best them, burn ‘em out, bankrupt the buggers and back they’ll come, bold as brass and tonguing for another go – or ready to give something else a try. It’s their overarching optimism, see. And an ability to be philosophical about failure in any form, be it through crook fortune, flood, drought or disaster. But, as in any society, there are always “birds of prey” …