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The Guardian in the Shower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As incredible as it sounds, Janet has just come face to face with her Guardian Angel. For some reason, he's hanging out in her bathroom. But all Janet wants to do is take a relaxing shower after a long day, so she throws him out. It doesn't occur to her to find out WHY her Guardian Angel has chosen to appear. But she will soon discover the reason. . . Has she made a fatal mistake? An absurd short.
A Fate Worse Than Death
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jimmy Clarenden has been summoned by God to take on a highly sensitive job. God’s son (the other one) has gone missing and it’s up to Jimmy to crack the case. His investigations lead him to an unlikely cast of suspects — femme fatale angels, jaundiced journalists, even the heavenly gatekeeper, St Peter. But what Jimmy uncovers is enough to shake the foundation of Heaven and Hell.
We Found Your Name in the Star Registry—Do You Have a Moment?
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00)
When the strange fellow shows up on our narrator's doorstep, confusion reigns. Once the purpose of the unusual visitor's sudden appearance is made clear, the narrator is stunned. Has he just made first contact? Or more accurately, has first contact just happened to him? And how should he respond to his odd guest's request? A comic short story of galactic proportions. About 1125 words.
It's Always the Apocalypse Somewhere
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Warning! This book contains Flesh-Eating Zombies, Invading Aliens, Nuclear Annihilation, Armageddon, The Rapture — and that's just one story! Elsewhere in these 22 tales, you'll find Carnivorous Plants, Organ-Harvesting Aliens, Cruel Scientists, Superstorms, Cursed Artifacts, and the Worst Comedy Club in Existence. Oh, and one of the stories has mermaids. Drug-running mermaids.
Caged Werewolves: A Collection of Contemporary Surreal Poems
You set the price! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A collection of eccentric poetry written for a contemporary audience. Its odd and riveting tales will surely enthuse and boggle the reader.
Sour Cherub
Price: Free! Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Grave robbers Tristan Michaels and Sebastian Falls thought they got away with stealing famous human skulls from the secret club: the Liberty and Muskets. It took five years before the two were found by the club and then blackmailed by them to steal the skull of one of the most famous cartoonists in history—Walt Disney. Join in for adventure! Action! No romance-b story allowed.
Will You Sing Fredric?
Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.00)
An absurd tale of a young man who is haunted by a voice who wants him to sing. Fredric refuses, but the voice does not seem to want to go away until he does....
The Horse Mutiny: A Tale of Three Horses in World War One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Writer for The Frankie Howerd Show, Carry On Sergeant, The Bed-Sitting Room, The Goon Show, and many more, John Antrobus brings his delightfully absurd skill to World War I, with the help of three horses.
The Ridiculous Adventures of Felix Felicis
Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Novella about a man who is dragged through time and there are dinosaurs.
Green Jean Humor: Volumes 31-34
Price: Free! Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
This anthology contains volumes 31-34 of the humor and satire zine, Green Jean Humor.