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The Departed by Julie Roberts Towe
You set the price! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
It is Christmas Eve night. Orin has just left his sister’s Christmas party. He is ready to go home where he can resume mourning the death of his wife which occurred nine months prior. He isn’t thinking about the possibility of encountering a strange woman who will enter the train in a mad dash to save her own life.
The Fruitcake Bride by Susan Lower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
From the moment Adam Keller stepped up beside her at the Chicago Train station, Kati Roberts has held a special place in her heart for him, but will her mother's fruitcake recipe be enough to convince him to love her in return? Travel back to the late 1870's with Adam and Kati to the coal mining town of Annie Creek, South Dakota for an old-fashion Christmas.
The Christmas Thief: A Cottage Grove Mystery Novella by Julie Carobini
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
"A perfect holiday season escape." ~ Amanda Flower, USA Today Bestselling Author. There's a thief in Cottage Grove, and Tasha's a suspect. When a Stetson-wearing contractor moves in next door, kicking up dust & threatening to cut down her beloved pine, Tasha has had enough. With a criminal threatening the community's peace, and all eyes on her, can she solve the puzzle before it's too late?
Adventures of a New Year's Date by Milda Harris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Claire Murray has no idea why handsome, popular Dave Rickerson would want to ask her on a New Year's date. They've never even spoken before and suddenly he's pulling out all the stops to get her to go. Is there something he's not telling her or is this a fairy tale New Year's Eve about to come true? This sweet romantic short story is a companion to Adventures of a New Year's Kiss.
The Shaken World by Alpert L Pine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Something strange is happening in Lakeshore, Ohio. This quiet suburb twenty-five miles east of Cleveland has been experiencing an unprecedented series of small earthquakes. They began just after Thanksgiving, and as the days count down towards Christmas, the tremors are only growing stronger and more numerous. But what is causing them? And will they ever end? A holiday short story, 2500 words.
Home for the Holidays by P.J. Lowry
Price: Free! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
All Artie Jackson wanted was the whole family to be home for Christmas Dinner. The old man learned the hard way that you had better be careful what you wish for.
The Special Guest by Dara Girard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » General
When her nephew fails to show up for a special holiday dinner, Miranda Simmonds has to act fast to save face in front of her neighbors. So she asks a stranger to pose in his place. A decision that comes with unexpected consequences. A holiday tale with a dash of magic. Dara Girard is the author of more than thirty novels and many short stories including “A Fortunate Mistake”
A Doctor of Shell Christmas, A Bachelor of Shell Cove Novella (a sweet holiday prequel) by Siera London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Zari Okoro needs a man by Christmas, but she's running out of time. The one man that's available to her is off limits. With a tropical storm raging outside, a cop on her heels, and the clock ticking down, how will Zari get her doctor for Christmas?
Boxing Day by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Historical » USA
Agents 32 and 33 have an interesting conversation with a man at a convenient store in east Charlotte on the day after Christmas, Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Approx. 1700 words.
Merry TREXmas (TREX) #9 by Allie K. Adams
Price: Free! Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Christmas turns to chaos when the senior agents of TREX get together in Seattle for the holidays. What’s a forced reunion without a little laughter, a few tears, and a couple fistfights?
The Christmas Peter Stole My Heart: A Suspense Filled Holiday Romance by Noor Othman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The thriller in mixing creepiness and suspense with romance is what makes this story a magnet to the reader's eyes. It will have them flipping the pages asking for more, dying to know how it will end. Readers are advised to cozy up in bed as they begin reading, as the excitement and wonder in trying to solve the mystery will not let go of them until they reach the end.
Carolers of Christmastide by David Brant
Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
An eternal message of the power of our inner voices, our notes of Christmas spirit, elevating and emerging to counter the forces of division, whose own ugly noise is given new strength in this connection age.
A Case of Christmas by Josh Lanyon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
An offshore storm, a geriatric treasure hunter, and the guy who dumped him without a word two years earlier are about to unwrap an convalescing FBI agent's plans for a quiet holiday.
I Killed Santa by Brian Lovestar
Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
I Killed Santa is a series of short Christmas stories by author Brian Lovestar. With his unique twisted sense of humour, come and enjoy a Christmas like no other before... in Paris... space... and Shotton Colliery! The stories serve as an interquel and sequel of sorts to his existing novels 'Dream Myself Alive' and 'Pop Tarts', as well as a prequel to his forthcoming novel 'Honey Spunk'.
Christmas Angel Trilogy (Three Book Charity Box Set for the Homeless) by Marty Roppelt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Divine forces guide a homeless man, a self-centered businessman, a cancer survivor, a musician and a family of bakers through a mysterious late December night in Cleveland. The author will donate all proceeds from the Christmas Angel Trilogy to St. Herman House, a homeless shelter in Cleveland, Ohio.
Changing Traditions, A Christmas Novella by Rachel Rittenhouse
Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
We traveled with the Woodsmall Sisters as they each came to age. Now for the first time, they are brought together in a heart-warming Christmas novella. Will changing traditions bring more grief then joy this Christmas season? Or will the Woodsmall sisters be able to embrace compromise?
Reinventing Christmas by Linda Rettstatt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
You can go home again but, as M.J. Rich learns, you can’t expect things to remain as you left them. M.J. promises Brady Cameron an experience of a family Christmas he'll never forget. Unfortunately, she's right. It's one she'll never forget, either. But both M.J. and Brady learn to look beyond the tinsel and lights to find the true meaning of Christmas—even if they have to reinvent Christmas.
The Oak King and The Holly King by N.W. Moors
Price: Free! Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Nola and Owen have broken the curse that held the Black Swans and are living happily in the small town of Antrim, Maine. It is time for Holiday celebrations, their first Christmas together and their first Winter Solstice. But Nola has a big surprise for Owen, a very special present.
The Tinsel-Free Christmas Tree by Cora Buhlert
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, an argument about how to decorate the Christmas tree escalates and threatens their marriage. This parodistic piece is a mundane short story of 2900 words or 12 pages, written in the style of science fiction’s “golden age”.
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