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General | Satire | Black comedy | Parody
Flash in the Pan by Christine Brand
Series: Flashes of Light, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: British English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Flash in the Pan is an assortment of five short stories, to be dipped into each day, or be consumed all at once. Most stories are between 400 and 550 words, with Flash Mob vying for the longest ever flash fiction at 999 words.
Rachel and Jake, A Contemporary Modern Romantic Disaster by M. A. Weagle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
In the year 2014, any one of us, by random chance, is only moments away from becoming a celebrity. Coworkers, Jake and Rachel, are about to have their lives turned upside down by the United States’ most amateur terrorist. When the media turns Jake into a celebrity hero, Rachel is not happy. What follows is a romantic comedy that fits our times.
Between Floors by Beate Boeker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sarah can't resist a swim in the luxurious pool of the Grand Excelsior Hotel, though she hates to return to her room in a bathrobe, dripping wet. Just as she braves the elevator, a gorgeous man joins her. Sarah curses her luck and pretends to disappear into thin air, when all at once, the elevator gets stuck . . . This romantic short story includes a sneak peek at another romance by Beate Boeker.
Мережкин и кот by Tatyana Okhitina
Series: Из жизни Мережкина, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Так ли они просты, наши хвостатые любимцы? Ветеринар Мережкин, знающий домашнюю живность во всех анатомических подробностях, даже и не догадывался, на что способен его кот Федотыч...
Når fuglen falder by Claes Blom
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 216,430. Language: Danish. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
En fantasifuld, satirisk og tankeprovokerende fortælling om en særegen hjemløs mands rejse gennem 90'erne. Om at finde sig selv og turde stå ved sine valg.
Compass and Stiletto by Linz Lutz
Series: Compass and Stiletto, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 188,600. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Arthur is eccentric, clever, and very deadly. Marianne is sophisticated, sharp-witted, and inventive. Both work alone. Forced to fight together, the two spies have only weeks to stop HIVE, an organization determined to impose survival-of-the-fittest on humanity in the most violent way possible. This might be harder than Arthur and Marianne's commander expected.
Robin of the Seas and His Merry Crew of Sailors by Eliza Nodlinski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Eclipse Publications. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A humorous frolic on the high seas with references to King Lear, Pop-Eye, The Princess Bride, and more.
Teddy and Roo by Hayley Scholtz
Price: Free! Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
"Ted, Ted, come quickly, I think we did something bad!"..... So begins another day in the lives of best fur-friends, Teddy and Roo; Ted, who wants nothing more than to be a Good Dog, and Roo, who, despite the best of intentions, attracts trouble like dirt. For these two, life in suburbia is anything but dull. A short children's story that will resonate with anyone who's ever owned dogs!
The Species-a-torium by Hank Gross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This short story is a philosophical black comedy about a bizarre theme park in San Diego to which people go to let animals eat them, and for others to watch them getting eaten. It's an atonement thing for centuries of humanity's cruelty to animals. And it's a great place to take a first date, too!
The Funerals at Christmas by Dixon Barker
You set the price! Words: 8,080. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Ballard Funeral is the consummate showman, and the consummate arsehole – he’s also dying. With the help of his witless aid George and his adopted son and cash-cow Edward, Ballard is assembling a televised funeral extravaganza to celebrate his impending death. The Funerals at Christmas is a blackly comic tale that has echoes of Bukowski, Brautigan and Carver – but with a unique London voice.
Strange Relations by Stefan Jakubowski
Price: Free! Words: 77,890. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Strange Relations is a supernatural comedy about a man who meets his past lives. Past lives he has never lived. Desperate past lives that need him to do something he isn't going to like. A teen to adult read.
La Planète Des Pauvres by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 16. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: French. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Poussé par les vents cosmiques, l'équilibriste vogue d'une incertitude à l'autre, profitant en chemin des charmes d'un univers qui s'étend à volonté. L'épreuve de séduction dont est témoin le funambule acoustique, dans ce seizième épisode, montre à quel point il vaut parfois mieux s'abstenir que mal choisir.
中文小说《飞跃横空》 by Peng Xiaobei
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 850. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Running Mike by Naomi Kramer
Series: DEAD(ish) Allsorts, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: Australian English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Mike escaped from Barb's torment with a well-aimed bullet to his brain. But life doesn't end at death, and Mike's now stuck in Hell with the exact person who was out to get him all along. 'Not a happy camper' is an understatement. This is the third short story in the DEAD(ish) Allsorts series. Timeline-wise, it follows DEAD (and hellbent).
Green Streak 396 by Hank Curci
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mario Santini, a naïve young, 18 year old American sailor, from a very staunch Catholic Italian family falls in love with a beautiful, black, 19 year old prostitute, all of which is taking place in the white bible belt, pre-Martin Luther King south ( Norfolk, Virginia ) circa early 1950's.
Paxon Chute: A Novel about Life and Other Funny Things in the Texas Hill Country by Keith Cartlidge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: American English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Renewed rumors of a lost treasure have brought more tourists than usual to the historic Texas Hill Country town of Paxon Chute and park ranger Edgar Rerd is overwhelmed. He’s also flat broke. Things look brighter when slick businessman Marlon Ezell returns home to pitch a chrome-plated development that could pay off big for Edgar, but at what expense to Paxon Chute and its quirky residents?
The Wake Crasher by Robert Durrant Author
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A book for young adults and parents alike. Young adults so they can join in the fun as their peers take a bizarre route to an easy life of free food, drink and as a means to find a date. For the parents, it is so that they can discover the sorts of things their kids get up to, even as they enter into adulthood, despite all the care and guidance given during their upbringing.
Normal Too? by Stephen J. Mulrooney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,050. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014 by Busterfly. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Sometimes it takes a village to raise a child. Sometimes, as in our case, that village looks more like The Village People. And sometimes, it is not the village that raises the child, but the child that raises the village … often to heights they never imagined.” In this sequel to Normal?, Stephen J. Mulrooney reminds us again that the important thing is not who we love, but that we love.
Cargo Cult by Graham Storrs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,850. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
The Vinggans' crash was not all it seemed, interstellar law enforcement is on their tail, and the humans are inexplicably strange – especially the busload of old folk they make off with, the New Age cargo cult that welcomes them, the local police force that is following them around, and an overambitious reporter and her idiot brother who don’t help matters by kidnapping crewman Drukk.