Fiction » Holiday

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Walking the Line
Series: World Apart. Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(3.00 from 1 review)
Finn Ahearn’s Irish luck runs out when he travels half way around the world to Sydney. The only way he can get back on stable footing is to accept a bartending job, working for tough Aussie bar owner Ellie Finch. Ellie is a decade older than Finn but that doesn’t stop the charming Irishman from wooing her. But can a smooth-talking Irishman sway a hard-hearted cynic to believe in love again?
Zombies Don't Celebrate: 8 Holiday Poems
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Mistletoe? Check. Fireworks? Check. Pumpkins? Check. Leprechauns? Check. Zombies? Uh oh... Enjoy this seasonal sampling of 8 holiday poems about... the Living Dead!
A Very Vampire Holiday: A YA Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's Christmas Eve and Santa's in a fix; all his elves have food poisoning, so who will help him load his sleigh? Sure, there's a vampire coven just over the ridge, but... is he really *that* desperate?
Sleepless in Snowflake: A Heartwarming Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s Molly’s first Christmas without her husband, which might explain why she’s shown up at her mother’s nursing home, desperate for a visit. When a chef busy preparing Christmas brunch overhears and invites her into his kitchen, the two make Christmas a little less lonely… This 3,960-word short story is 21 pages long.
A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
From nihilistic elves to tortured snowmen and cursed gifts, A Man of Snow and Other Seasonal Stories explores a different side to the holidays. These five tales will take you from the North Pole to an empty shopping mall on Christmas Eve, and even through the dark depths of the US Postal System. Whether you love the holidays or hate them, this is our gift to you.
A World of Joy
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.
The Christmas Challenge
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(3.00 from 1 review)
Trying to recreate a family tradition when my Grandfather took me with him to cut down and carry home the family Christmas tree, my children and I would traipse out to our local tree farm to pick out our Christmas tree. Our tradition culminated in the Christmas my friends and family still refer to as the year of "The Mother Lode" tree. Laugh and cry at an attempt to preserve childhood memories.
Zombies Don't Carve: A YA Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Poetry, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Guess who's coming to Christmas dinner? ZOMBIES!!!! Find out who, and how many, in this YA holiday short story perfect for any time of the year!
Shambles
Price: Free! Words: 44,070. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Shambles is a collection of quick reads. Here you will find short stories, silly verse and something for the young at heart.
Break a Leg
Series: Hidden Agenda. Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The holidays can be stressful, especially for New York advertising exec Tony White, who just got dumped. Will his Christmas be as dismal as he expects, or will wannabe Rockette Joss McGee dance her way into his heart?
Zombies Don't Study: A YA Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
(5.00 from 1 review)
Homework?!? Zombies don't need no stinkin' homework... find out why Zombies Don't Study in this FREE YA short story of the living dead.
One Holiday, a Life-time Memory
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Landed in Italy with the idea of spending the summer admiring the many masterpieces of Italian art, Larry Burton bumps into a girl on the run. She’s clearly in trouble, but she’s also awfully attractive. Against his best judgment, Larry decides to help her. He’s drawn into strange and potentially dangerous situations…but shouldn’t a vacation be also a bit of an adventure?
'Twas the Chihuahua Before Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlotte Baskerville, designer of small dog clothing, is asked if her Russian dog trainer will play Santa at the last minute. As she struggles to get him ready, an elf costume and other Chihuahua couture disappear from her workshop. This is a stand-alone story that features characters from the full-length mystery, 'Chihuahua of the Baskervilles,' published by St. Martin's Press.
Mark's Merry Mayhem
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A special Thank You from Mark to his readers
Footprints in the Snow
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
The Seven
Series: Free from Purple Prosaic, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2009 by Purple Prosaic. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
The personification of principles.
Finding Thanksgiving
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
In this short story, a young woman transplanted to North Carolina finds she has more challenges to finding her way around than most. But although she’s often at loss for words, don’t underestimate her -- she may make the best of the situation.
Food Fight-A Holiday Short Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a young couple's first Christmas dinner doesn't go exactly as planned, trouble ensues. The first fight is always the most important!
An Epiphany Gift for Robin
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Award winning medieval romance author Joyce DiPastena brings you a touching Christmas tale of love and sacrifice set in the Middle Ages. While the Yule log roars in the great castle hearth and lords and ladies feast on Christmas goose, a serf family shivers in the cold. On the gift giving day of Epiphany, what can one poor peasant father do to bring light and hope to his wife and children?
A Holiday Anthology Volume 2 A Collection of Winter Holiday Tales
Price: Free! Words: 32,080. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The calendar on the wall says 2014 but the holidays are a magical time where anything is possible when it comes to romance. Prepare to travel through snow or to a tropical setting with a little dash of fantasy sprinkled in to make your holiday reading enjoyable. This heart-warming collection of all new, very short stories is our way of saying happy holidays to you.