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Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 9 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.
El arte de vivir del dinero ajeno by Ivan Cosos
Series: Las Pecuniarias, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 34,620. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Ricardo sale de vacaciones unos días. En un pueblito de pastores hará una serie de inesperados descubrimientos sobre el lugar, sus gentes, sobre las finanzas y sobre sí mismo. A medio camino entre la narración y el ensayo filosófico, el libro aborda los fundamentos de la financiación, trazando meridianamente la distinción entre aquello que se conoce por inversión y lo que es simple especulación.
All Hallows' Eve by Hal L. O'ween
Price: Free! Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This collection began as a Halloween flash fiction writing contest on Facebook, sponsored by Sharon Van Orman. This is not one person’s achievement, but a collective of people from around the block and around the world. Enjoy these spooky bits, for they are what makes Halloween special!
The Jesus Sketch by Shyama Anant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In The Jesus Sketch, Pooja, recently divorced from her abusive husband chances upon a Jesus poster in a mall. When the owner of the store offers the poster to her because a pensive Jesus is not in keeping with the holiday season, Pooja reluctantly accepts, brings it home and tacks it to her living room wall. With that one simple act, she sets off on a journey that will transform her life.
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 » Holiday » Family(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.
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.
The Halloween Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Indie Eclective: What is it, who are they, and why can they spell neither “eclectic” nor “collective” correctly? The Indie Eclective is an ensemble of authors operating under the assumption that Readers like Good Books. The Halloween Collection showcases spooky reads from nine very different authors.
Christmas With the Kings, Kings of Montana Bonus Book by Vanessa Bartal
Price: Free! Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ethan Prescott didn't set out to have a horrible holiday. Instead, he was looking for an idyllic getaway with his girlfriend in Montana. But from the beginning nothing went right, and especially not the fact that he fell in love with a local. Now his life is in a tailspin as he tries to figure out not only what he wants, but how to have it all. And with a little help from the Kings, maybe he can.
A Holiday Anthology by Rose Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(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.
The Billionaire's First Christmas by Holly Rayner
Price: Free! Words: 48,010. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014 by Forbidden Fruit Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A couple of weeks before Christmas, the traditional charity auctions take place; Robyn finds herself one of the unlucky ones, auctioned away for a date with the highest bidder. Just when she fears falling into the wrong hands, she's relieved to find that a mysterious bidder has saved her. She's even more surprised to discover that it's none other than her billionaire boss, Aaron Winters himself!
A Reason to Stay by C H Clepitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Who would have thought that being knocked out by a plus sized mannequin would lead to a complete life change? Stephen is stuck in a rut: dead-end job, no romantic prospects, no hope. A series of bizarre accidents look set to change his path forever.
A Smoky Mountain Christmas by Carol DeVaney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Think Sandra Bullock meets country hunk. Wacky fresh and funny characters are stranded together in a Smoky Mountain snowstorm three days before Christmas. Until Tina Cole lands on writer Hank Gordon's doorstep, everything she thought she wanted means nothing without love. Hank Gordon has sworn off women, except the sassy Southern princess steals his heart. Rollicking, passionate, humorous, romance
Christmas Beyond the Box by Josh Langston
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The holidays mean many things to many people. "Christmas Beyond the Box" takes that notion a great deal farther, and provides some truly unconventional looks at the season from some extraordinary perspectives. Suitable for all but the very young, there's sure to be a tale worth re-telling in this collection for many Christmases to come. Includes bonus novel excerpt from "Under Saint Owain's Rock."
Anything but the Love Boat by Elka Hacker
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is dedicated to crews working on international cruise ships. My years working on the high seas with the best known international cruise lines come together in this book. Not to compromise anybody, names, destinations, and routes have been changed. The stories you are about to enjoy come from my personal experience or my colleagues. Life at sea from crew perspective.
A Mommy for Christmas by Maggie Shayne
Series: The Oklahoma Brands. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Originally released in 2005 and titled, Feels Like Home, A MOMMY FOR CHRISTMAS has been substantially revised and contains brand new scenes never before published. A heartwarming, tear-inducing, holiday miracle kind of story you’ll never forget... The Oklahoma Brands: Big family, small town, and love to spare!
Holidays With Sundae: Conversations With My Cat by Dr James T. Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American(5.00 from 1 review)
James Baker invites readers to participate in a conversations with his cat Sundae. Using holiday times as the conversation pieces, Sundae is comes through as real as person we know. Quick witted, critical, and a deft judge of human strengths and weaknesses; Sundae provides a barometer in which we can examine ourselves. Cat owners will instantly identify with Sundae's particular wisdom.
Coconut Wireless: a novel of love, life and South Pacific gossip by Nicola Baird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a young Solomon Islands man and a cynical London girl step out of their comfort zones? Find out in this novel about love, life and gossip in the South Pacific. Coconut Wireless is perfect if you loved “One Day” or anything by "No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" author, or non-fiction books such as “Solomon Time” (Will Randall) or “Castaway" & "Faraway” by Lucy Irvine.
Night of the Storm by Lindsay Townsend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,380. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melissa, a wildlife photographer, goes to the unspoilt Greek island of Asteri to investigate the death of her lover Andrew, she discovers a deadly wildlife smuggling conspiracy. Suddenly on the beautiful island romance mingles with fear.
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 » Young adult or teen » Humor(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!)
The Christmas Star (A Christmas Novella) by Diane Darcy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
When an old woman makes a wish upon a Christmas star, miracles start to happen. A manipulative angel and a zany Christmas season are exactly what it takes to get Jason and Elise in the same vicinity again. But can they forgive each other and forget old resentments and hurts? Well, Christmas is a perfect time for miracles.