Horror Parodies & Satires Books

It's the Apocalypse, Dave: Try to Have Fun

Dave's a bit of a loser. Even he'd admit that was true. He's no good at relationships, he's a terrible employee, and he's got no clue what to do with his life. Quite frankly, the world doesn't seem to have a place for him. But that's okay, because the world's just about to end.

An experiment thousands of miles away is about to initiate a world-wide apocalypse that's going to change everything. The world as Dave knew it is over, and he's going to find that the apocalypse has it in for him. While people all around him become infected by nightmarish creatures, Dave discovers he's got some friends left alive who need his help. Together, they're going to have to do battle with parasitic squid creatures out for blood, and find a way to survive an apocalypse designed to eliminate all human life.

Gamers vs The Dead

Unable to fend off a puppy, let alone a zombie, a group of Video Game Designers must rely on their wits alone to survive the beginning of the apocalypse. If they can't combine their nerdy talents with the real life horror they've been thrust into, they'll be walking side by side, with the dead. Will their video game skills pay off? Or will the final boss end their game forever?

Original cover pictures created by Chelle and Wintersixfour at morguefile.com

Celebrity Dinner: A Short Story

A macabre tale of how the celebrity lifestyle can go wrong.

"Under all the piercings he had a handsome face and it was evident he looked after himself. The baggy pink shirt he was wearing, failed to conceal a toned and muscled body. Even at sixty five she still noticed these things."

Sanctimonious Blues

A young man sits down with The Devil for a nice conversation on a summer night. In exchange for his immortal soul, he learns to play the Blues.

Yeah, it's one of those.

Curious Goods: Pandora's Box - Book 1

When Paul has the worst news that a father can get, that his child has a terminal disease, he spirals into despair. He discovers a quaint antique shop, Curious Goods. Much to his surprise, the owner offers him a solution to all his woes. He accepts and is ecstatic when his daughter improves. All is well, until things start to spiral downwards. Things are not as they seem.

Book 1 of the Curious Goods series. Each book is a complete story written in the Curious Goods universe.

Happiness, Inc.: A Short Story of Corporate Horror-Satire

Like every good employee, Bob hates his job. He'd rather be playing guitar, goofing off, or spending time with his family. He dreams of being a rock star while he works just hard enough not to get fired at pharmaceutical company Happiness, Inc.

All that changes when a freak accident exposes Bob to dangerous levels of the ADHD wonder drug, Tranquilify. Suddenly, Bob finds himself capable of superhuman focus and dedication to his mindlessly boring day job. But as the side effects become apparent, the question is no longer whether Bob can focus on his job--but what price will he pay for his dedication?

The Turning of the Spit

Waking up with a hangover, Wade figures his day at the slaughter house can't get any worse.

Boy was he ever wrong.

A band of demon possessed pigs armed with AK 47:s and shot guns take over as they gather the workers for slaughter.

Refrigerator Head: Everybody Loves Me

About the author:

Will Bevis is a prolific writer of short, sometimes very controversial slice-of-life stories, articles, essays, and memoirs that make you feel you are right there, experiencing the story as it happens. His best-known story is the Top 100 Free for Kindle story "The Killing of Train-Man Brown." He has written more than 110 short stories, including "Then Her Wig Fell Off", "Let the Dog Drive", "Blackbird", "Supply and Demand", "Daddy's Playing Dead", and many, many others. Many are available in audiobook format.

About this story:

This is fiction. Don't get upset about it. Don't call the police.

And above all...

Do not operate a motor vehicle while you are listening to it.

How really evil are the people you work with?

How evil are you?

The answer may surprise you.

Fragments of Fear: Mr. Smiley 3: Mum's the word

She grabbed the jewel and tried to pull it out, but it didn't want to come. She tried harder and harder until it finally came loose. As she held it in her hand, admiring it she heard movement. She turned and saw an impossible sight. Five mummies were running straight at her. A moment of confusion and fear made her hesitate. Her hesitation would cost her dearly. They grabbed her and threw her to the ground, pinning her under their weight. She struggled but the mummies were working together, each one holding a limb.