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Secret Santa
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.00 from 1 review)
Enjoy this heartwarming short Christmas story of a Christmas store owner who finds herself in a Christmas gift exchange. How can the "Santa" ever surprise a person who for Christmas, it's just business?
Christmas Crumbles
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
A holiday poem about a child who wants to believe. It's Christmas Eve and a young child has heard the dreaded "Santa Claus doesn't exist." statement from an older sibling. But he refuses to believe that. What will morning bring when he wishes for Santa Claus to prove his brother wrong?
Mystic Business
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: Australian English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
A satirical and hilarious jab at the New Age industry, Mystic Business is a short novel about secrets, lies, adultery and greed. A fast-paced, twisting plot and a quirky cast of characters reveal how ridiculous things are inside the weird world of the New Age business. If you like reading Ben Elton, then you'll love this.
The Christmas Cave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Two children visiting their grandmother over the Christmas holiday go in search of a mythical cavern.
Innocence Ends: A Short Story
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Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What ever happened to all those HAUNTED HOUSES you remember as a kid?? A humorous short story about childhood innocence ending......when you least expect it... Befriending an older boy from New York City, who is visiting for the summer, John White lets him into his secret world...& discovers how quickly everything can change.
She Loves Me / She Loves Me Not : A Short Story
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Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Do you remember the first time you fell in love?? She Loves Me/She Loves Me Not is a short, touching story about those first feelings of attraction. Set in a seaside town in the 1950's, and based on a true story, it will take you back in time and leaves you smiling! "Humorous and sentimental..." --Kirkus Review "Entertaining and poignant..." --Elizabeth Reviews
Crooked Ass Annie and The Mystery of the Missing Children: A Short Humorous Mystery (Quit School! Collection)
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Series: QUIT SCHOOL! Eight Humorous Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
In the seaside town of Bay Shore, New York in the 1950's, lived an old woman named CROOKED ASS ANNIE. This colorful short story about a REAL PERSON, mixes HUMOR, SUSPENSE and MYSTERY as it takes you into the fascinating world of this elusive and haunting character. "Impressive power... --Kirkus Reviews
Unwrapped
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Series: Christmas Wishes, Valentine Kisses, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Derrick Fox wants his best friend, the virginal and insecure Mia Patterson. When her latest moron walks out on her, Derrick sees his chance to claim Mia for his own. Forever. But when she propositions him instead, it leaves him reeling. They'll need some Christmas magic to sort it all out--the once-in-a-lifetime kind that only happens when two hearts join together in trust. And love. Unwrapped.
Frostbite - The Dragon that Saved Christmas
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Series: Beyond the Veil Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a solitary ice dragon is awakened by the old wizard, Kris Kringle, she doesn't expect to be asked to help him save his job - and Christmas. 'Frostbite' is a short story of approximately 2,800 words, based on characters from the novel 'The Guardian's Apprentice.'
The Waking House
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.
Shorts For The Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: British English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of short stories by the author of 'Natalie Tereshchenko, Lady In Waiting' and 'A Song For Joey'
Das kommt mir spanisch vor - Amüsante Geschichten über gestrandete Deutsche
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Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: German. Published: March 19, 2013 by Turnshare Ltd.- Publisher. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Die Geschichten handeln von Aussteigern und Rentnern, für die Spanien aus Sonne, Strand und Rotwein besteht. Sie leben in ihrer Parallelwelt und wenn sie auf Einheimische treffen, kommt es oft zu amüsanten Missverständnissen.
A Very YA Holiday: 7 Romantic YA Christmas Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 33,200. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Anthology
Christmas may come but once a year, but this seasonal collection of seven holiday tales especially for young adults provides enough love, laughter and joy to last the whole year long! This 33,166-word collection of five short stories is 189 pages long.
Anah's War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,190. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
On her eleventh birthday Anah received a red leather notebook from her favourite Aunty. It became a diary, a place for her secrets and for the next five years Anah tells of her life in Nijmegen and the war which creeps into every aspect of her existence. We watch Anah and her family negotiate the Nazi presence but still maintain a covert defiance as ordinary people experience extraordinary events.
A Prune On A Stick For Christmas
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
A grandfather tells his grandchildren the story of how prunes on a stick became a family tradition at Christmas.
Leprechaun Lies (A Black Crow Cafe Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a little cafe, numerous beings find solace in coffee and good food. Run by Erma Jean, a woman immune to the effects of time, the Black Crow Cafe is a home away from home for paranormals and humans alike. In this St. Patrick's Day edition of the Black Crow Cafe series, Detective Maxwell Baker and his partner Sara Cain go on a mission to find a thief who has a penchant for gold.
Slumming in Paris, Part One, Arthur & Gricinda
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Series: Slumming in Paris, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
A fun novella. Set in Paris. Yes, a romance ;-) A young couple with a little time before their two children and the children's four young cousins all arrive to join them in Paris (Parts Two & Three). A 5 1/2 week personal stay in Paris recently, added to a life long love affair with the City of Light, helped provide much of the inspiration for this first of three related Paris works.
Christmas Spy
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Series: Dear Diary...Series, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,110. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Emma Turner hates holidays. Bad things always happen then, especially during Christmas. Coerced into returning to her childhood home over the Christmas holidays by an insensitive boss in order to spy on the locals, Emma must choose between allowing herself to feel again or keeping her widely coveted job with a prestigious DC law firm. However, the local Santa might have some say in the matter...
I believe in SantaClaus.com
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
A heroic young boy puts his faith in Santa Claus to save his sister’s life in an epic journey to the North Pole where he discovers the high tech secret world of a modern day Santa Claus.
Not All Fruitcakes Are Bad
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: American English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
For as long as Mel can remember, the house down the street has been known as the ‘fruitcake house’, and the current owner seems to be even fruitier and nuttier than any of the others before him. However, a summer thunderstorm and a few recalcitrant Christmas decorations leads Mel to an important life lesson...not all fruitcakes are bad.