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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
The Holiday Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Holiday Collection” is the second anthology of short stories from the Indie Eclective: A group of nine authors crossing genres. These holiday-themed stories range from serious to humorous, and all express the sentiments of the season in their own “Eclective” way.
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.
The Witch Who Cried Wolf by Sarah Makela
Series: Cry Wolf, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
After a potion gone wrong, Mia Brooks is a witch hiding from werewolves she didn’t know existed. When her brother’s best friend comes home from deployment for the holidays, the emotions she’s suppressed boil to the surface. Not only does Ethan’s view of the supernatural shift when they’re attacked by a werewolf, but his feelings for Mia intensify to the point where he can no longer hide them.
Let it Snow! Season's Readings for a Super-Cool Yule! by Red Tash
Price: Free! Words: 42,540. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It's the end of the year as we know it, and you'll be feeling fine as you peruse this collection of "season's readings." Let It Snow! is packed to the rafters with thoughtful story gifts for you to unwrap from the comfort of your cozy reading chair. After all, there's snowplace like home for the holidays! Are you ready to branch out beyond the tree'd and true? Stay inside and read! Let It Snow!
Entertaining Angels: A Christmas Novella by M. J. Logue
Price: Free! Words: 21,860. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Historical
SOMETIMES, LOVE ISN'T HARD TO FIND. YOU JUST NEED TO LOOK IN THE LAST PLACE YOU HAD IT. When an accident of fate returns battle-scarred Major Thankful Russell to the only place he's ever called home, at Christmas in the year 1660, it's down to his old commanding officer's daughter to teach him that not everyone sets so high a value on the outer wrapping of the most precious gift of all....
A Long Winter's Fright: 13 FREE YA Holiday Poems & Stories by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A Long Winter’s Fright contains thirteen of my most popular, most FREE poems and stories about zombies, vampires and, now, with a little extra werewolf thrown in for good measure. (Okay, a LOT of extra werewolf thrown in for good measure!)
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?
Yuletide Tales A Festive Collective by The Indie Collaboration
Series: The Indie Collaboration Presents, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Peter John. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A diverse collection of stories showcasing some of the best indie authors on the market. Filled with heart-warming romance, mysterious humor, sinister, supernatural thrills and tearful sorrow, this anthology has something for everyone. So snuggle up with a warm glass of mulled wine and join us for the festivities, while we lift your spirit, tickle your fancy and rattle your bones.
The Santa Shop by Tim Greaton
Price: Free! Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Skip Ralstat is a man so steeped in grief that life seems no longer possible. After the death of his wife and child, Skip blames himself. He has given up his friends, his job, and even his home. Now, homeless, he survives on the mean streets of Albany. He knows he can't go on, that life must end. But will it? Come join Skip on his most unusual road to redemption.
How to Host a Holiday (The Prequel to Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine) by Kathleen Kitson
Series: Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine. Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
Novella: 20,000 words Ivy Stratton has Big Plans to host an unforgettable Christmas dinner party and win the heart of the man of her dreams. When her Big Plans fall apart, Ivy must scramble to make the most of the situation and keep her composure as the ideal holiday host. This holiday novella is the prequel to the Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine series.
A Christmas Wedding (Desert Kings 2.5) by Jennifer Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,810. 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?
A Christmas Vow by Laura Shinn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » General
~A Spicy Novella~ Shanda Bratton harbors a secret love for Chris, but will he ever see her as anything other than a kid he’s known all his life? Five years her senior, Chris Milano knew she was too young for his attentions, until the day she came home from college. His desire for Shanda never vanished. Looking into her eyes, he knows this Christmas will be unforgettable.
The MacLosers by Paul Moxham
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(3.23 from 13 reviews)
An unemployed architect thinks his prayers have been answered when he inherits a Scottish village. But when he takes his dysfunctional family to the Highlands, he finds the place in shambles, the locals standoffish, and the cunning caretaker determined to steal the property out from under him.
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.
Holiday Mission by Angelaine Espinosa
Series: Holiday Magic, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Izzy thinks Hunky Hugh’s just getting close to her to keep her safe. Hugh wants the woman in his life, so he gives himself a new holiday mission – win Crazy Izzy’s “I love you.” But will it be that simple, especially when he realizes that a relationship with Izzy could jeopardize his career?