Tag: dark comedy

The Butcher

The Butcher

| July 8, 2019

She thought it was pork. She was wrong. The first time hapless food inspector Emily Underwood meets butcher Frank Pinch, he’s not got much at all in his display counters. But what he does have is a rather unusual plan to restock his shelves. The next time they bump into each other, he’s won an […]

The Hydro Gene

The Hydro Gene

| December 15, 2018

David was sure that the most exciting thing that would ever happen to him was contacting honest-to-god aliens on his homemade subspace communicator. Too bad he died of a heart attack a second later. Then he’s resurrected. In this contemporary fantasy, David discovers that aliens are just the beginning of what awaits him out in […]

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Marjorie Diaz’s Unfortunate Introduction to Magical High Society

Marjorie Diaz’s Unfortunate Introduction to Magical High Society

| October 27, 2018

Girl meets boy. Girl falls in love with the boy. Boy hunts girl for sport. Marjorie Diaz has no idea who this guy, Patrick Watkins, is. When he saunters into her senior seminar class during her last semester of college, the last thing she expected was to fall in love with him. She’s swept up […]

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Teaching Frankenstein: A Cautionary Tale

Teaching Frankenstein: A Cautionary Tale

| October 5, 2018

Every student has a story… But you won’t find it here. Dark, profane, and absurd, this comedy follows the journey of a young teacher on a misguided adventure to resurrect dead dreams. After being let go from his first school, the nameless narrator finds himself at a tough urban high school ready to quit. He […]

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Bonded in Space

Bonded in Space

| July 25, 2018

Strange things happen when a crazy alien can’t get you out of his mind. Antaska wants to forget about Marroo the slave hunter, but she can’t stop thinking about him. Marroo wants to forget about Antaska too. So he plans to kidnap another Earth female, experience her love, and move on. But it’s not working […]

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Where Worlds Meet

Where Worlds Meet

| January 31, 2018

Fast-moving, Gothic adventure, love and dark comedy combine as the rascally French émigré and ex- highwayman, Émile Dubois, and the man vampire inventor Kenrick clash once more. Kenrick and his savage man Arthur have retreated to his sphere outside time. They plot to return, aided by a team of grotesquely comic monster men and a […]

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Fidget Spinners Destroyed My Family

Fidget Spinners Destroyed My Family

| August 6, 2017

Karen and Kevin have a happy home, with two loving kids and a cat. It’s an idyllic setting, full of laughter and hope, until one Christmas when Kevin gives fidget spinners to each member of the family. He has no idea what destructive consequences this will have. Getting kicked out of church is just the […]

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Grand Theft Octo

Grand Theft Octo

| June 24, 2017

When Jonathan Doe is fired from his office job for stealing too much stationery, he becomes an entrepreneur of businesses the world has never seen. After a disastrous start at freelance taxidermy, he moves onto professional octopus teasing. Will he fail again or make his fortune? Is he really a professional or just a con […]

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