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Slow Time
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring Fiction set in New Zealand. The only thing certain in life is change. I came home from university to find my once thriving home town is dying, and none of the people who raised me have had the heart to turn it around. With my fresh new Business degree it’s obvious: I’m the one. But how can I? How can I even begin to turn all those relationships, with all those people, upside down?
Law of Attraction
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,000. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring fiction. About any life there are many stories that can be told: happy, sad, tragic, comic. Julia thinks she has her future mapped out, until the unexpected happens, and the life she planned is gone. Now it’s up to her to decide: is she staring at a blank future, or a blank canvas, on which she can create something beautiful?
The Snow Globe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
For Mary the decision was easy: she hadn’t planned on it, wasn’t ready for it, and had no plans of being with the father. So the baby had to go. And all it would take was a discreet trip to the clinic. When she spots the picketers she stops and pretends to shop at the Christmas curio sidewalk stand. But the stand has more than knick-knacks for sale - including a very special snow globe.
Songs of Lesser Voices-A Holiday Short Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(3.00 from 1 review)
Remember those kids who never made it into chorus? The ones who weren't in Glee? What happens to them when everyone goes caroling on Christmas Eve?
Paper Snowflakes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Gambler Press. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Snowfall on Christmas Eve is a magical thing. But Jeff Killian doesn’t believe in miracles - and he expects this to be his final Christmas. His only wish is to spend it with his estranged daughter but that would take a Christmas miracle - and the power to believe - and those only exist in TV movies. After years of bad luck can Jeff believe enough to make his final Christmas wish come true?
My little Christmas story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas is close, but there's no money in for any extras, not even a nice meal. What's a mother to do?. Friends help, it becomes a great Christmas, thanks in part to an unexpected source, the United States Marines.
Roger's Christmas Wish
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Life hasn't been the same for young Roger since his grandmother moved in, taking his room and making his parents unhappy. Roger knows he’s too old to believe in Santa, but Santa’s the only one who can make this Christmas right. All Roger has to do is catch Santa on Christmas Eve so he can make one last wish that will save his family’s Christmas.
Home for the Holidays
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
The Miller triplets are appalled by their widowed father's behavior. He seems to care more about his gold-digging finance than he does about his own kids. Even worse, Dad put their spunky grandmother-- head of the family candy company-- in a nursing home against her will. Setting out to spring Granny Big Red,the kids soon prove that trouble comes in threes. Apparently, so does love...
Benny: A Tale of a Christmas Toy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The amazing, talking Bluebear Brother. It was the gift every child wanted - including Benjamin's own daughter. But when the bear was broken right out of the box, there were more tears than smiles Christmas morning. Still, for some strange reason Benjamin couldn't bring himself to return it . . . and then something magical began to happen.
A Christmas in Amber
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
With a meteor on a collision course with Earth, a mass evacuation is underway for a privileged few - but not for an elderly man who must say goodbye to those he loves. A powerful Christmas tale that originally appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Placed fifth in the Analog AnLab Reader’s Poll of the best short stories of the year. Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction.
Gabriel & Mr. Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Gabriel is a coon hound with an unusual gift: he can see Mr. Death. He doesn’t think too hard on it until one Christmas Eve when Mr. Death comes for the person Gabriel loves most. He can’t let that happen, no sir, no way. A touching story about a dog’s love and loyalty and the healing power of family.
The Santa Report
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When little Sarah Lee gets a homework assignment to write a report based on a personal interview, she never dreamed that interview would end up being with Santa Clause. She thought she knew what Christmas was all about, but she learns some surprising things in her interview that will make a lifelong impact for her and her family. The Santa Report brings home the true meaning of Christmas.
My Twelfth Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Rachel's young sons want to know the truth about Santa, she remembers her twelfth Christmas. The adventure she had with her Aunt Bethany on that Christmas long ago involved a sleigh, snow, and presents for an entire small town, and may just answer their questions. A heartwarming tale of cozy Christmas traditions and surprises, My Twelfth Christmas will touch the heart and delight the family.
Gone But Not Forgotten: A Christmas Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
While quail hunting in the woods of his Uncle’s farm, an unexpected encounter leads Clay to Hartwin, a quaint little town along the Missouri River. During his visit, Clay finds new hope by discovering the fragility of life and family, and the timeless influence of choice through the lives of those that lived before him. The journey leads him full circle—back to the woods where it all began.
GhiAna's Jewels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Written in a subtle C.S. Lewis style a young woman is taken back in time to the first Christmas to learn the true meaning of Christmas. Discover the surprises with her of jewels that have an unnatural feel and some that melt in her hands and what it all means. How will it all connect when she arrives back home to her husband and two young children?
The Magic Of Christmas - Customs & Traditions from Around the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Christmas is celebrated all around the world. Each country has different customs and traditions. Learn about the Christmas traditions around the world. Different countries celebrate in their own way including different dates, food, drinks which lead to a variety of diverse Christmas traditions around the World!
The Story of Santa Claus - The Secret Myths and Legends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Learn about Santa Claus! His history, origins and the legends and myths which surround him. Santa’s house in the North Pole, his sleigh, the reindeers and their names, Santa’s good and bad list and his helpers - the Christmas Elves. Stories, jokes, quotes and poems about Santa Claus. In fact, just about everything you need to know about Santa
Simply Christmas II
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Simply Christmas will take you back to your childhood when things were simple. It will make you laugh or cry with every turn of the page. Written from the heart by award winning author, Cappy Hall Rearick, Simply Christmas very simply brings your holidays to life once again.
Stirring Wishes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Elise has only one goal in mind: to make this the best possible Christmas for her younger brother, Harry. Lord Richard Stilton likes having his home to himself. The last thing he appreciates is his brother bringing in a frozen waif.
Christmas Wishes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,730. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Stories ranging from very old-fashioned Christmases to modern tales of love, romance and holiday wishes. The power to believe can work miracles - wishes can come true...love heals hearts. Deborah MacGillivray, Leanne Burroughs, Amber Dawn Bell, Billie Warren Chai, Cheryl Alldredge, Kimberly Ivey, Kimberly Grant, Patty Howell, Rebecca Andrews, Shelli Stevens, Gerri Bowen