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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part One by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
At last it's Christmas and a magic tale awaits, Joe's Christmas, approved by Wonka and fully illustrated by Owner. In this Twelfth book in the series we meet Joe and his Mum again, but from Christmas past. There is Neddy rocking horse to take you through this magical tale and the mystery of the Returns Dept! Our Christmas gift from Us to You for wishes really do come true! Part one of three. x
Makeshift Angel by Jean Louise
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Emily wants to be sure that Santa gets her Christmas wish, and according to schoolyard rumor, that's a job for snow angels. Trouble is, there's not much opportunity to make snow angels in Florida. So Emily has to come up with Plan B..... A short, short story.
The Shelf on the Elf: Holiday Leftovers by Andrew Shaffer
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
THE SHELF ON THE ELF collects five off-beat, humorous holiday essays and short stories by New York Times bestseller Andrew Shaffer, one of which ("Hunting Season") was written exclusively for the collection. This book has it all: Santa Claus, holiday pickles, a knife-wielding man.
La fin de Noël, un conte sanglant by Frédéric Raymond
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: Canadian French. Published: December 10, 2014 by La Maison des viscères. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Quand au pied de chaque sapin repose un lutin, Une colère terrible possède le père Noël. Cette année, le temps des fêtes sera rouge. Rouge sang.
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 » Romance » Contemporary(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 Christmas Wedding (Desert Kings 2.5) by Jennifer Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam Al Kilanjar attempts to negotiate her first holiday season in a country with different customs, a big fat Ubarite wedding and the arrival of her drama-loving family. Veronica Baxter is excited about her wedding to Zadir Al Kilanjar, but worries that her estranged parents will ruin everything. Can they find Christmas miracles among the madness and enjoy the weddings they’ve dreamed of?
The Forgotten Ornament Strikes Back by Leslie Lee
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
The third installment of the saga of the Forgotten Ornament finds the little girl in a far off place where courage and honor are needed at this Christmas.
My First Christmas Tree by A.K. Downs & R. Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
My First Christmas Tree is our first book celebrating the Christmas spirit with readers of all ages. In the story, a young boy finally receives the answer to his Christmas prayers as he joins his new family. Along the way, he meets a Douglas Fir Christmas tree named Dougie. Both boy and tree learn about the healing power of true Christmas spirit, especially when shared together with loved ones
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.
The Christmas Trust by M. Matheson
Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Marvin Battles the corporate big-shot and Scrooge has a seasonal attitude, altered after a chance encounter with a homeless panhandler, his former boss Joe Skives. A real Christmas story that takes on Corporate America and our own ideas of true Christmas Spirit.
Catch a Falling Star (A Christmas Story of Love & Cookies) by Mimi Riser
Series: Stardust. Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A short sweet story of reunions, love and cookies (with three sweet recipes included)… At 18 a country songbird flew off seeking stardom. Ten years later she limps home to lick her wounds, never dreaming the boy she left behind will still be there waiting for her. She feels tired and beat, feels like a failure. He thinks otherwise. And it’s Christmas Eve. Maybe life isn’t so sour after all…
Holiday Short Stories by Jayne Amanda Maynes
You set the price! Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this collection each show acceptance of others simply because they are, once the preconceived conception of others needing to fit in a molds constructed by a society lost in dogma.
Angel Gifts by Mia Rodriguez
Series: Snowy Christmas. Price: Free! Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
In this sequel to "A Christmas Passage", a whole year has gone by since that fateful night when Snowy delivered the gifts. This year, she and Alma Aurora are off again on another amazing and eye opening adventure. Quirky, whimsical, and fast paced. This heartwarming out-of-the-box Christmas story is just what the doctor ordered for the crass materialism of the season.
The Last Supper by Sarina Dorie
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 1 review)
“The Last Supper,” is a 250 word flash fiction story in the form of a list of suggestions for baking yams--which may or may not be from this world. This is a humorous sci-fi take on the Thanksgiving holiday.
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.
Christmas Day at the Sweet Angel Mine by Lindsay Johannsen
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two slightly suspect larrikins working a small remote Central Australian mine celebrate Christmas there during the height of a typically oppressive summer – hot as buggery, the odd whirlywind trying to tear their shelter apart, not a breath of wind otherwise, bushflies by the million – and a perceived wrong they see as needing a slight umm ... “adjustment”.
Sandra's Christmas Memory Box by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What would you do if you payed mother a surprise visit at Christmas and discovered all the gifts the family had sent her over the last five years displayed on her dining room table, - all unused and with the wrapping paper close by. Hopefully you'd handle the situation with care the way Leanne did and not turn the situation into a screaming match that would get your mother's back up.
The Road to Skye by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
American tourist Ian MacCleod is traveling through Scotland, when he learns of the Isle of Skye and takes a detour to visit it.
Halloween Night: A Short Story by M.J. Fontana
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(1.00 from 1 review)
James is alone on Halloween night. His parents go to a Halloween Party, but never return. The search for James's parents begins.