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The Dog's Philosopher - The Reluctant Athlete by GW Pearcy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Tim’s dad has been pushing Tim hard to turn Tim into an elite athlete. Coming a close second isn’t good enough for Mr Rogers because, as he repeatedly tells his son, a miss is as good as a mile. So, how does Tim finally turn this philosophy back on his Dad? Don’t miss this next monthly installment in The Dog’s Philosopher series.
How the Apocalypse Can Make You Lose Your Job by Ian Isaro
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The world's only hope is a fast food employee armed with a spatula. Well, the world could also hope that the personification of Grease, the Olde Englishe Gangstas, and an army of Puns eager for human flesh are all just hallucinations. That might work too.
The Lost Then Found Essays of Joe Fusco Jr. by Joe Fusco Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Lakshmi Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A funny collection of short stories from the one and only Joe Fusco Jr. These stories will guarantee a good laugh. Joe Fusco Jr. has mastered the rare art of spinning amazing tales that can always capture the imaginations of audiences anytime.
The Shooting of Basil Tremain by Brian Parker
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If you enjoyed Brian Parker's 'The Avalanche' then you're sure to love the story of Basil Tremain and his unspoken desire to get the better of Doggett, another planter on the Birmingham Estate. In front of a crowd of dozens, Bazz and his mate Rowley set Doggett up to show him who's boss, once and for all.
Orcs Do by Rebecca Lyn Shelley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012 by Wonder Realms Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A Fantasy Short Story. Ever wonder if orcs have a wife and children tucked away somewhere back home? Well they do. This is the story of one orc marm, tired of all the fighting, who decides to take a stand. Dedicated to every mother who has ever tried to take an infant and toddlers anywhere. Includes a FREE bonus story, "Magic Works" and a preview of the epic fantasy romance, The Seedtouch.
Don't email When Drunk by Gary Weston
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
We all get ticked off from time to time, but responding by email when intoxicated is not the way to go. A few of my examples should be a warning to you all! Anyone who can expand on this by adding a few more examples has my blessing to take over. All I ask is that you keep the title and cover (add your own name to mine) and keep it free. I look forward to the additions. Call me on facebook first.
Literary Dynamite by Scott Gordon
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
An unappreciated author. An ugly bunny. Dynamite. Need I say more? Get ready for a wild and amusing adventure, which author Wenona Hulsey calls, "A unique and wacky solution for dealing with writer's block." Literary Dynamite is a short story, weighing in at 10,286 words (approximately 41 pages). The main story is 3,110 words (approximately 13 pages).
From Here to Kingdom Come by Mark R. Turner
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Alice Wondrel is taken away in a whirlwind to a ghost town where the Mayor sends her on a mission with the Gospel Train. She finds the Conductor and passengers off-putting and tries to escape only to find herself out to sea. She is then washed overboard and swallowed by a whale. You won't put this comic journey down until you find out how it all started in a simple committee meeting.
The Is Shop by Michael Summers
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Archie has never worked in an Is Shop before, although he's learning fast. Things are not that straightforward though: the proprietor is decidedly odd, the shop only stocks what the last person wanted and the customers are uncommonly rude. But things are to get stranger still...
Road Hazards by Juan LePuen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"We'll spend five minutes talking with some people, go from one station to the next with others, live two or three years, or even twenty, with others still. At bottom, though, we do nothing but run into each other (how long doesn't matter), run into each other and always by chance. And always part company."
Desiccant 015: The Adventures of Stupendousguy by Kevin R. Bridges
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The farmhouse is on fire, and the Mormons are on the run. The police follow them through the night, in every direction, but where is Dru? (11 pages)
Dark Secrets (A Rare Finds Tale) by J. S. Volpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Rare Finds tale. Gilbert Solomon, a finder of rare objects, is hired to locate the only existing copy of the final episode of an obscure 70s TV show. At first, it seems like an easy case, but soon the show’s producers start turning up dead. Who is responsible? Gil doesn’t care. But he’ll have to play detective if he hopes to stay alive long enough to find the tape and receive his hefty paycheck.
Alfa 33 e o Furúnculo de Salazar by Renato Carreira
Series: Alfa 33, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"No mundo do agente Alfa 33, o 25 de Abril não resultou e a ditadura do Estado Novo mantém-se até aos nossos dias. Portugal continua pobre e atrasado, mas a situação parece menos grave porque ninguém está autorizado a queixar-se." Opinião subversiva não visada pela Comissão de Censura
Young Roy by Waran Payce
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Three stories from the early years of Roy Harper, before he became a well known traveler and philosopher. Outlaw Trail covers his time in Texas as a child, Hoosier Dreams his adolescence in Indiana and The Gangster's Apprentice chronicles Roy's coming of age. These were the formative experiences that shaped his worldview and made him what he was to be.
Some Thing by Lori R. Lopez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A tongue-in-cheek tale about a man who drank the water, another man and his bazooka, and a lady with a loaded gun. Brought together in a showdown between paranoia and reality, three once-ordinary lives will never be the same. This horror fable is based on an actual environmental hazard along the Mexican border and the potential for disaster.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Wayne's Daughter by Raymond Boyd Dunn
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
max is distracted in his attempt to find out what happened to the daughter of an old school friend, and the cause of his distraction is the gorgeous georgina; but max is nothing, if not a dedicated super sleuth, and balances his love life and the search for his friend's daughter, but at the cost of his passion for running.
La Chancleta by Kali Amanda Browne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
What's a chancleta? A chancleta is portable discipline. Ask a Latino what a chancleta is and watch them cringe and twitch. Tell a Latino a story of a chancleta that doesn't involve them personally and you'll hear boisterous laughter. This is the story of a chancleta, told in English and Spanish, and the Holy Trinity that is The Way of La Chancleta.
Sindie Greets the Handyman by Tor Richardson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
For a retired hit chick in a sleepy Northwest town, a new neighbor with an unknown past means trouble. He may be a cop. He might be an enforcer. He claims to be a simple handyman... but for Sindie Slick, former Pole-Dancing Hit Chick, that's the least credible story of them all.