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General | Satire | Black comedy | Parody
Anita Smith. A short story # 4 by Barbara Jaques
Series: A short story. Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Life is a bus journey. Or is it a lottery, where you select your own numbers or even make a random choice? Whichever, the odds do not change. What does matter, however, is what you do with the ticket. Anita Smith left hers on the bus.
The Pipes, the Pipes! by Steve Howrie
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: British English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This is the story of bagpipe player Dan Hunter and his obsession with the bagpipes. In a world where playing the pipes equates with drug addition, he is shunned by his wife and friends and eventually travels to London, desperately looking for an outlet for his craving. He finds this in Sheila, a young Australian with a bagpipe obsession greater than his own. But is this what he really wants?
The Great A4 Paper Swindle by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: Australian English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mashups
Don’t ask me. I mean make of this what you will. The question is, where does this stuff come from? OK; I had a temperature, felt like a dog's breakfast generally, and the missus was feeding me her aspirin, honey, lemon juice and 240Volt OP rum alleged cough mixture. (I mean this can't really be happening. When I open my eyes I'll be young and handsome again and all will be sunshine and happiness…)
La fase oscura (Sin tregua nº 0) by Tony Woods
You set the price! Words: 6,420. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Psychological terror thriller, with dosis of humor. Short story prologue to the novel Sin tregua (Non-stop), to be published soon. --- Thriller de terror psicológico, con mucho humor. Relato corto prólogo de la novela Sin tregua, de próxima publicación.
Only the Gnomes Know by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The quaint English village of Hampton prides itself on the upkeep of its old-fashioned cottages. The annual 'Appealing Garden' competition has the whole village participating with wonderful results. Dorrie's garden isn't quite what she planned.
Twenty-Four Home-Groan Puns by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On March 14, 2016, I published book of puns in Smashwords entitled Read My Best Puns To Boggle Your Mind. In this book you'll find 24 more. As with the last batch, these puns are originals. The last batch treated you nice; they were intended to be funny. The ones in this book are mean; they're intended to make you groan. If you didn't read the ones in the last collection, please do it now!
TKR8 Phanuel and Angel Base Logs by Michael Basham
Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Tying together some of the later characters of the Romance, here are more visions sketching the vast spiritual landscape of Heaven which we are only beginning to learn about!
Fanboys of Doom by Steeven R. Orr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Life following the zombie apocalypse is no bag of chips. That is unless you're former Police Officer Alex Ringo and you've discovered the resting place of the most valuable comic book of all. Desperate to add the Holy Grail of comics to his mobile man cave, Alex will risk being eaten alive by a bevy of zombie famboys to gain his prize.
Contractor Nonsense and Do It Yourself Madness by Jos Henry
Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The painters won't leave, Albert has to finish their job and the door installer tries to switch doors and charge extra. Albert struggles to keep cool—with mitigated success.
Dating in the Apocalypse by Christopher John Chater
Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You think your dating life is tough; Tom Collins is looking for the love of his life in the middle of an apocalypse! If he can overcome murderous clans, a slave-based economy, and a meddlesome mother who designs deadly dresses for women, he might just find “the one.”
The Wacky Misadventures of Eddie: the Guy with the PhD in Philosophy by Derek Elkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2016 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A guy named Eddie, who has a PhD in Philosophy finds out that his degree is really good at getting him fired at regular jobs.
My Idea For An Ideal Heaven by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So... Let's see... What is it I don't like? What can't I stand? What would I have to get rid of to make my ideal heaven? Without a shadow of a doubt the thing I personally would get rid of is...THE ONLY WAY TO FIND OUT THIS GREAT MYSTERY IS TO READ THE STORY!
Больничная мистерия или палата № 6 by Vladimir Ross
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Опять незабываемый Сэм. Даже в больнице он умудрился засветить свои жёлтые коронки и набычиться перед телохранителем губернатора. А каков мастак в решении проблемы преодоления системы контроля доступа, нет ну это уже чересчур...
Струя кабарги by Vladimir Ross
Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: Russian. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Стать личной тенью Вора, босса русской мафии и его Consigliori, не просто и подвластно только неординарной и необыкновенной личности. Сэмэн из таких. Он никогда не пасует перед опасностью, всегда изворотлив и находчив, а к личным поражениям относится как к достижению цели. Читайте и смейтесь от души. Он порадует вас своими жизненными историями и колоритным жаргоном. С уважением, Владимир Росс
Sterling Close by Barbara Jaques
Series: A short story. Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Sterling Close is the short story of a tiny community and their very particular, and rather unexpected, tastes. From the author of other unexpected short stories, novelist Barbara Jaques.