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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
All Hallows' Eve by Hal L. O'ween
Price: Free! Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.83 from 6 reviews)
This collection began as a Halloween flash fiction writing contest on Facebook, sponsored by Sharon Van Orman. This is not one person’s achievement, but a collective of people from around the block and around the world. Enjoy these spooky bits, for they are what makes Halloween special!
Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.91 from 11 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
Christmas Jack-o'-Lantern by Subhajit Waugh
Price: Free! Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(4.89 from 36 reviews)
Jack, the ‘pumpkin king’ of Halloween is a supposed bad guy, whom we love to hate. Yet, when we see him whipped by devil’s henchmen till bleeding causes him to faint, we pity him. When he becomes the linchpin of Halloween and Christmas worlds, and sole protector from devil’s ruthless takeover, we start rooting for this dark hero. Can he avoid excruciating death and succeed against impossible odds?
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
A World of Joy by ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Brought to you by Grey Mouse Publishing and the authors of ASMSG, A World of Joy is a collection of holiday-themed shorts. It is a Yule-tide celebration of joy, hope, renewal, and love. With stories from multiple holiday traditions, geared towards all audiences, this anthology is meant to infuse the reader with the holiday spirit of good cheer.
Forever Country by Brenda Kennedy
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Ten years ago, Abel Kennedy was anxious and excited to leave his country upbringing behind, and find his way in the world as a professional boxer. Abel now returns home for the holidays to his country roots after his championship fight with Bobby Grether. During his visit home, Abel learns how little a person needs to be truly happy.
UNREAL ( A Suspense Filled Abduction Crime Thriller ) by Riley Moreno
Price: Free! Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Julie Edwards is a recent college graduate who is planning to go on a road trip across the country with her best friend, Kim. The day before they depart, the girls are given a party by Julie’s mother, Sharon, and her stepfather, Greg. The girls set out for one last road trip before life starts, and the nightmare begins.
Big Fish by Andrew Osmond
Price: Free! Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2009 by Minnow Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Innocent abroad Stuart Ward becomes a backpacker in peril when he travels to French Polynesia and the island of Bora Bora as the first stop on a Round-the-World itinerary. Arriving hopeful of adventure and romance, instead Stuart is unwittingly drawn into a conspiracy and he quickly discovers that the beautiful paradise islands are no Eden as one by one his fellow travellers begin to disappear...
I Keep Thinking It's Tuesday by Barnaby Wilde
Series: The Tom Fletcher Stories. Price: Free! Words: 68,830. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Tom Fletcher sometimes sees people as donuts and uses Exchange and Mart as his guide through a life populated by topless dancers and hippopotami. Frogs, pizzas, water beds, pygmies, licorice flavoured condoms and an ostrich all have key parts to play in this murder mystery; or perhaps it's a love story; or is it just a tale about a man who doesn't own a decent jacket? … and who is Geoffrey?
Out and Back by Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Amber runs every morning, bakes home cooked meals, and keeps a spotless house. She homeschools her children, grows an organic garden and milks her own goats. But Amber Stonewall is not perfect. She is a mother who fails, a wife who is unable to show affection, a daughter who is absent and a sister who knows it all. When her mom dies, it all slaps her in the face.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
A Long November and Other Tales of Christmas by Blake M. Petit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Duncan Marks is fed up with Christmas arriving in October, but his wife and son are Yuletide nuts. To make matters worse, the sudden appearance of a mysterious spirit makes it clear that the future of Christmas itself may rely on Duncan finding a way to open his heart. Duncan's story, and eight others by author Blake M. Petit, will give you the gift of new favorites you'll re-read each year.
The Christmas Project (Stories From Hartford) by Amanda Hamm
Series: Stories From Hartford, Book 4. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Before Someday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The Christmas Project is a light Christian romance focused on the holiday season.
The Girl Who Tweaked Two Lions' Tails by Pierre Van Rooyen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
One of the greatest adventures involving a young girl ever told. Fourteen year old Angelina Freyer goes missing in the vicinity of Lake Kariba. Two weeks later, a hundred and fifty miles away at Victoria Falls .....
A Highland Feast by Millie McQuarrie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A beautiful story of how family, friendship and food can change your life. Set in the highlands of Scotland, this is the story of an average family escaping the city to start a new life. On their journey they meet a cast of fascinating and memorable characters and discover some wonderful recipes, each of which rounds off the chapters. A book to devour that leaves you wanting more.
Last Wish of Summer by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Summer's funniest adventure is here, better be careful what you wish for. When Anton and Johnno find a bottle washed up on the shore while surfing, supposedly granting them somebody's birthday wish, neither suspects it came from their friend Tanya. So how long can she keep it a secret? What happens before the last day of summer is over now depends on two wishful surfers looking to make waves.
Coconut Wireless: a novel of love, life and South Pacific gossip by Nicola Baird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a young Solomon Islands man and a cynical London girl step out of their comfort zones? Find out in this novel about love, life and gossip in the South Pacific. Coconut Wireless is perfect if you loved “One Day” or anything by "No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" author, or non-fiction books such as “Solomon Time” (Will Randall) or “Castaway" & "Faraway” by Lucy Irvine.
Clara Claus (Snowflake Triplet #1) by Alexandra Lanc
Series: Snowflake Triplet, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A bestseller! Jack Frost has been trying to destroy Christmas for years, and in order to save his job must complete a task he deems impossible -- until he meets Santa's granddaughter Clara, who begins to change his view of what Christmas is all about. Book 1 in the Snowflake Triplet.
Christmas Lites by CreativeReviewPub
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dive into a world of variety—a world of spirit with this Creative Reviews anthology. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with some short stories that entertain and encompass the true meaning of Christmas? All proceeds of this book will be donated to the NCADV.
Hunting Elf, a doggone Christmas story by Dave Donelson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,090. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 9 reviews)
A puppy for Christmas! What could be better? Dan McCoy and his capable wife June find out when Santa gives them a frolicsome hairball named Elf, a Silky Terrier on the Christmas wish list of nefarious dognappers who want to steal him in a murderous scheme to win "Best in Show" at Westminster. Elf foils the plot when he brings Macy's Parade to a tumultuous halt in a comedic Christmas adventure.