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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
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 » Holiday » Christmas(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 » 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.
Operation: Mistletoe by Greg Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Santa Claus has been institutionalized. Jack Frost has turned the North Pole into a Vegas-style resort. Can two humans return the North Pole to its former glory? Casinos, racing reindeer with horrible attitudes, elves with semi-automatics and Nutcracker warfare! No Christmas icon is spared! Join the Revolution to take back Christmas! Recommended for mature readers.
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 Lites by CreativeReviewPub
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dive into a world of variety—a world of spirit with this Creative Reviews anthology. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with some short stories that entertain and encompass the true meaning of Christmas? All proceeds of this book will be donated to the NCADV.
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 » Holiday » Christmas(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!
Naughty: Nine Tales of Christmas Crime by Steve Hockensmith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of hilarious short stories, you'll see what thieves, killers and psychos get up to come the holidays...and it's not baking cookies. Originally published in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazines, these nine tales from short story master Steve Hockensmith (Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Holmes on the Range) are sure to have you ho-ho-hoing from the first page to the last.
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 » Romance » Contemporary(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.
Book One: The Sea Within by Kathryn Izgi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
Effie,a magi girl, falls in love with a merboy and must do everything she can to help save his people from extinction. Their quest takes them from the bazaars of Istanbul, to a city at the bottom of the Marmara Sea, and to the underground cave cities of Cappadocia. Under attack by a cyclops and a clutch of harpies and without her wand, she must learn to stand her ground and protect what is hers
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 » Romance » Suspense(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.
Bangkok Kiss by David Thompson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,840. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Join David, an Englishman in Thailand, on his adventure to discover the truth about this wonderful country. His journey to find the home of the woman he loves takes him off the beaten track, away from the tourist destinations and far away from the bars of Bangkok. A story of love, sacrifice and passion that will test your emotions to the limit. This is what living in Thailand is really all about!
Out and Back by Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Amber runs every morning, bakes home cooked meals, and keeps a spotless house. She homeschools her children, grows an organic garden and milks her own goats. But Amber Stonewall is not perfect. She is a mother who fails, a wife who is unable to show affection, a daughter who is absent and a sister who knows it all. When her mom dies, it all slaps her in the face.
The Bridge of Dead Things (US Edition) by Michael Gallagher
Series: The Involuntary Medium (US Editions), Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Murky Victorian London. 13-year-old Lizzie Blaylock is having a rough time. Her dad’s been fired, her sister has tuberculosis, and she just had some sort of fit at school for which she’s been expelled. When she has another fit, however, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.
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.
A Walk Before Sunrise by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
When Neil Phillips arrives home early to discover his fiancee in bed with his boss, it unleashes an amusing run of bad luck that ultimately lands him in the small town of Lighthouse Bay. So when a surprise romance with a sexy waitress named Lorraine sends his life hurtling in a new direction, you can bet this couple will learn the true meaning of giving love a second chance before the sun sets.
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(4.90 from 10 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.
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?