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From the Devil's Deathbed: A Little Book of Evil Stories
Price: $6.66 USD. Words: 38,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
With the Devil on his deathbed, he decides to indulge in a final literary effort to clear his name and put the blame for all the madness and cruelty in the world where it belongs, on humans. He offers up this little book of evil stories that detail the violent, twisted, sick souls of people, noting how humans view such behavior as normal. The Devil spares no one in his indictment.
The Ben Harper Stories, Part Three
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The world goes mad all around as unstoppable forces meet immovable objects and Ben Harper further defines and cultivates his unique absurdist perspective on life.
The Bin and the Bomb
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Matthew's minuscule seventh-floor apartment has a top-to-bottom view of the Eiffel Tower. But it's what the little studio lacks that sets it apart. Bathing. Using the toilet. Avoiding hypothermia. Matthew quickly finds that daily living poses highly unusual challenges—not the least of which being the constant threat of an explosion.
The Gatekeeper, A Ben Harper Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Harper is ready to start dating again after nearly a decade on the sidelines, but the dating scene has changed a lot during his hiatus, and his initial encounter with the poetry mavens turns out to be a doozie.
Whatever Happened to Ohio?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2018 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Strange things are happening in Neville, Ohio. As cousins, aunts, uncles, and exes gather for the Noland family reunion, bizarre forces come into play. Strange lights and crop circles appear. Monsters have been sighted.
The Willy-nilly Hedonist
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Benjamin Brannigan just discovered that his fiancée, Angela, has been cheating on him since before the engagement. He went to visit his grandmother seeking moral support, but she's got even more unsettling problems of her own.
The Sump of Lost Dreams
Series: Jamie's Myth. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A comedy about the invisible stuff going on in our lives. Thanks to a near-death experience, Jamie Smith and his irritable lawyer colleague Keziah Mordant can travel to invisible heavenly realms where souls live. As friends on earth fight to start a homelessness charity, Jamie and Keziah fight their battles in the heavens. Sometimes they even stop fighting each other.
Computers and the Internet for the Modern Luddite: A Guide
Price: Free! Words: 87,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The stories contained herein demonstrate, with utmost clarity, how the silicon menace has made people's lives more difficult and less fun. Even in the stories where computers aren't in the thick of the action, they are lurking in the background and polluting the lives of the characters from a distance. The bastards.
Problems of Translation, or Charlie's Comic, Terrifying, Romantic, Loopy Round-the-World Journey in Search of Linguistic Happiness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Charles Abel Baker sets off around the world on a quest to see one of his short stories translated into ten different languages, then back into English. Cloak-and-dagger adventure, midlife crisis, romance, humor, and a great read: "insanely amusing" (Gary Shteyngart) "a merry, yearlong chase around the globe" (Kirkus) "a comic masterpiece" (Robert Roth) and 4 stars--the max--from Portland Review
Sure Things & Last Chances
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In Sure Things & Last Chances, Lou Gaglia's characters tip love rivals into lakes, try private eye work, and go to war with ants. They are dangled over decks and kicked by horses. They revisit their younger selves and ponder love and death and beauty. In between, a straw man joins the fire department, a petulant editor rejects classics, and a man is lost in the woods, despite his great height.