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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.91 from 11 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
Deadly Magic (A Grace Holliday Cozy Mystery) by Elisabeth Crabtree
Price: Free! Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
When toy maker, Grace Holliday, attends a magic show on Halloween, she is surprised to discover her boss' wife planning to appear as a magician's assistant. She's even more surprised when the lady dies on stage a few hours later. Was it a tragic accident, suicide or murder? Grace is convinced it was murder and the only question she has is which one of her co-workers is a murderer.
Christmas Jack-o'-Lantern by Subhajit Waugh
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(4.89 from 36 reviews)
Jack, the ‘pumpkin king’ of Halloween is a supposed bad guy, whom we love to hate. Yet, when we see him whipped by devil’s henchmen till bleeding causes him to faint, we pity him. When he becomes the linchpin of Halloween and Christmas worlds, and sole protector from devil’s ruthless takeover, we start rooting for this dark hero. Can he avoid excruciating death and succeed against impossible odds?
The Holiday Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Holiday Collection” is the second anthology of short stories from the Indie Eclective: A group of nine authors crossing genres. These holiday-themed stories range from serious to humorous, and all express the sentiments of the season in their own “Eclective” way.
A Holiday Anthology by Rose Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a FREE collection of short Christmas stories By Exquisite Quills Authors and Friends. It has been written for adults who love romance stories but is family friendly. Each story is unique and is meant to give a sampling of the writing of that author. From contemporary to historical, the Exquisite Quills authors and friends wish you a happy holiday filled with wonderful books.
Addictive Reads: The Winter Gift Box Set - 7 Uplifting Stories by Best-Selling and Award-Winning Authors by Addictive Reads, Tamara Ward, Natalie G. Owens, D.D. Larsen, Stacey Joy Netzel, Rhonda Hopkins, Roy Street, & Anna Erishkigal
Price: Free! Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Seraphim Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 1 review)
The Addictive Reads Winter Gift Collection is seven uplifting short stories and novellas written by the award-winning and best-selling authors of Addictive Reads to brighten those cold winter days. Each will take an hour to read, perfect for those small bits of down-time around the hectic holiday season.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Walking the Line by Nicola Marsh
Series: World Apart. Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.00 from 1 review)
Finn Ahearn’s Irish luck runs out when he travels half way around the world to Sydney. The only way he can get back on stable footing is to accept a bartending job, working for tough Aussie bar owner Ellie Finch. Ellie is a decade older than Finn but that doesn’t stop the charming Irishman from wooing her. But can a smooth-talking Irishman sway a hard-hearted cynic to believe in love again?
A World of Joy by ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Brought to you by Grey Mouse Publishing and the authors of ASMSG, A World of Joy is a collection of holiday-themed shorts. It is a Yule-tide celebration of joy, hope, renewal, and love. With stories from multiple holiday traditions, geared towards all audiences, this anthology is meant to infuse the reader with the holiday spirit of good cheer.
A Holiday Anthology Volume 2 A Collection of Winter Holiday Tales by Rose Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The calendar on the wall says 2014 but the holidays are a magical time where anything is possible when it comes to romance. Prepare to travel through snow or to a tropical setting with a little dash of fantasy sprinkled in to make your holiday reading enjoyable. This heart-warming collection of all new, very short stories is our way of saying happy holidays to you.
Let it Snow! Season's Readings for a Super-Cool Yule! by Red Tash
Price: Free! Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It's the end of the year as we know it, and you'll be feeling fine as you peruse this collection of "season's readings." Let It Snow! is packed to the rafters with thoughtful story gifts for you to unwrap from the comfort of your cozy reading chair. After all, there's snowplace like home for the holidays! Are you ready to branch out beyond the tree'd and true? Stay inside and read! Let It Snow!
A Long Winter's Fright: 13 FREE YA Holiday Poems & Stories by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A Long Winter’s Fright contains thirteen of my most popular, most FREE poems and stories about zombies, vampires and, now, with a little extra werewolf thrown in for good measure. (Okay, a LOT of extra werewolf thrown in for good measure!)
I Keep Thinking It's Tuesday by Barnaby Wilde
Series: The Tom Fletcher Stories. Price: Free! Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Tom Fletcher sometimes sees people as donuts and uses Exchange and Mart as his guide through a life populated by topless dancers and hippopotami. Frogs, pizzas, water beds, pygmies, licorice flavoured condoms and an ostrich all have key parts to play in this murder mystery; or perhaps it's a love story; or is it just a tale about a man who doesn't own a decent jacket? … and who is Geoffrey?
UNREAL ( A Suspense Filled Abduction Crime Thriller ) by Riley Moreno
Price: Free! Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Julie Edwards is a recent college graduate who is planning to go on a road trip across the country with her best friend, Kim. The day before they depart, the girls are given a party by Julie’s mother, Sharon, and her stepfather, Greg. The girls set out for one last road trip before life starts, and the nightmare begins.
How to Host a Holiday (The Prequel to Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine) by Kathleen Kitson
Series: Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine. Price: Free! Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
Novella: 20,000 words Ivy Stratton has Big Plans to host an unforgettable Christmas dinner party and win the heart of the man of her dreams. When her Big Plans fall apart, Ivy must scramble to make the most of the situation and keep her composure as the ideal holiday host. This holiday novella is the prequel to the Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine series.
A Christmas Vow by Laura Shinn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » General
~A Spicy Novella~ Shanda Bratton harbors a secret love for Chris, but will he ever see her as anything other than a kid he’s known all his life? Five years her senior, Chris Milano knew she was too young for his attentions, until the day she came home from college. His desire for Shanda never vanished. Looking into her eyes, he knows this Christmas will be unforgettable.
Big Fish by Andrew Osmond
Price: Free! Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
The Witch Who Cried Wolf by Sarah Makela
Series: Cry Wolf, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
After a potion gone wrong, Mia Brooks is a witch hiding from werewolves she didn’t know existed. When her brother’s best friend comes home from deployment for the holidays, the emotions she’s suppressed boil to the surface. Not only does Ethan’s view of the supernatural shift when they’re attacked by a werewolf, but his feelings for Mia intensify to the point where he can no longer hide them.
The Santa Shop by Tim Greaton
Price: Free! Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Skip Ralstat is a man so steeped in grief that life seems no longer possible. After the death of his wife and child, Skip blames himself. He has given up his friends, his job, and even his home. Now, homeless, he survives on the mean streets of Albany. He knows he can't go on, that life must end. But will it? Come join Skip on his most unusual road to redemption.