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Festival: The Glastonbury Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
David Belbin's much loved novel about the 2000 Glastonbury Festival, with a bigger map and a new afterword.
My Mauritius
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.
Essence of Humour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
‘Essence of Humour’ is a collection of short stories which brings together the best of humour writing from 17 authors across the globe.
Short Stories for Moms and Dads
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There is an endless array of stories available for children, but these are for you. Parenting can be a joy and a blessing, but no one's ever said it was easy; still, with enough patience and generous dollops of love mixed in, most situations can have a positive outcome. And for those challenging times when you’re running on empty, relax and read a story and everything will look a bit brighter.
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.
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.
Mother-in-Laws! It is Time to Payback!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Tony is only in his fifties, but he has already been married six times. And even though his marital relationships have failed, he has still maintained a loving relationship with all his mother-in-laws. Unbeknownst to Tony, they all decide to surprise Lucia (Tony's daughter) for her birthday. With all his mother-in-laws under one roof the next few days turn out to be quite interesting for Tony
Dysappearance: A Chronicle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Set in the small suburb of Campamento on the outskirts of Gibraltar,in the late 1960s,the fifteen-year-old narrator acts as the lens through which the events of one summer are viewed: her sister’s failed attempts at attracting the boy she seriously fancies, the betrayal by her university friend and the unorthodox parenting of her parents.
A Day of Thanksgiving
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
The McFarland Family is struck by tragedy, but they will not let their bad fortune stop them from completing their mission to help others
The Old Silk Hat, A Frosty The Snowman Prequel
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Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a short story from author P. Edward Auman about the origin of Frosty's old silk hat and has been dedicated to Emilie Parker and the other nineteen children of the Sandy Hook Elementary, Conn. tragedy. This story is a heart felt explanation of how the old silk hat gained its magical properties through the experiences of love. It may be shared with your children and loved ones.
A Time in the Future
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Price: Free! Words: 27,430. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A man sets out to tell stories to his family that they may learn things from them, and winds up sounding like a prophet. He later finds out he is going to die of a rare disease, and asks his wife's life long friend to care for his family after he is gone, and even sanctions his spouse's marriage to the life long friend of his wife. then everything falls apart with a surprise ending
Man in the Corner: A Holiday Story
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mae Taylor and her son Josiah just want to be left alone after the divorce. Their plans to start over solo are jostled when they move next door to Mr. Tom, a lonely widower and retired school teacher. Together, this unlikely trio finds a second chance at faith, hope and love with help from Gettysburg, cookbooks, an attic secret and two 'Christmas ghosts.'
December Frost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A year after the holiday season which changed everything for her entire family, Maeve McCarthy gathers with her grown children on Christmas Eve. While Catherine McCarthy's husband lay dying she was in another man's arms--his brother's. Just as the dust begins to settle, Maeve McCarthy and her family are in for a Christmas Surprise that will stir everything up again...
Two Tales for Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Two Christmas-y short stories — "Nativity" and "Nolan McGarry: Space Hobo."
Mother Maiden Crone
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Series: Ring Dreams, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Yule Celebration with the DeFliehr witches in Jezebel Jorge's Ring Dream series.
Toys, Lights and Trinkets
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this eclectic trilogy are unrelated, except for their setting at the end of year holiday season. The first must be saddled with the based on true events disclaimer; the next is related just the way it really happened; and the last story is pure fantasy.
The Perfect Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The spirit of Christmas helps two sisters make peace with an abusive past.
The Christmas Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Overlook Connection Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The Christmas Star is Christopher Fahy's heartwarming new holiday story that finds one man in a unique situation to discover what life is truly about. When a man is rescued from his snow bank car accident, he meets a family that doesn't have much, but indeed has everything. His self discovery with this family brings us the wonderful and enlightning tale. A tale of hope, love and humanity.
The Perfectest Christmas Tree in the Whole Wide World - A Cute Christmas Story for the Whole Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Penny's mom is a fuss-pot, which makes Penny a fuss-pot too. But when mom spends so much time looking all around the whole town for the perfect Christmas tree, everywhere ends up sold out before they get one. No Christmas tree for the holidays! Can anything save the day - and Christmas - for Penny? A Cute Christmas Story for the Whole Family of approx. 1,200 words. Suitable for ages 5 and up.
Not a Drop to Drink
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Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of seven short stories on the theme of water, all written by Patsy Collins.