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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(3.50 from 2 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.
Über den Wolken by Rainer Stenzenberger
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: German. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
NOTE: This is a German short film screenplay which won a 1st prize for best dialogue! In diesem Kurzfilmdrehbuch beobachten wir die beiden Fensterputzer Kalle & Ranjid bei der Arbeit an einer Hochhausfassade. Die amüsante Geschichte gewann den ersten Preis für die beste Dialogszene beim renommierten Writing Tournament 2005 in Berlin.
How to Host a Holiday (The Prequel to Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine) by Kathleen Kitson
Series: Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine. Price: Free! 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.
Not a Drop to Drink by Patsy Collins
Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of seven short stories on the theme of water, all written by Patsy Collins.
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 Gift: A Short Story for Christmas by Amanda Hamm
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011 by Before Someday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories(2.00 from 1 review)
A man looking for the perfect gift for his wife experiences a Christmas miracle. This is a Christian themed story; it is not about Santa Claus.
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...
Peaches Perfect Party by Shirley Mowat Tucker
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Kevin Custard is a man of means and influence and intends to give his dear daughter Peaches a 13th birthday party that she will never forget. He succeeded!
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.
The Billionaire's Mistletoe Baby (A Short Christmas Story...) by Tabitha Robbins
Series: Holiday Babies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A short Christmas story... Laurel Ashwood needs a miracle. All her six-week old daughter wants for Christmas is a daddy...just for the holidays while Nana visits from Montana. Laurel and her former boss, construction tycoon Nick St. John, used to share a chemistry. But will Nick want to cooperate? Six months ago, she’d left him without a word.
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.
Special Delivery: A Romantic New Year’s Eve Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Chelsea Darwin is looking forward to a girls’ only holiday with her assistant, Myra, when a mysterious stranger calls her catering company just before midnight, ordering the last-minute New Year’s Eve special. Who Chelsea delivers to that night will change her holiday… and the rest of her life! This 5,424-word short story is 23 pages long.
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.
Holiday Mission by Angelaine Espinosa
Series: Holiday Magic, Book 2. Price: $2.99 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?
Snowfall: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 1 review)
In 'Snowfall,' what starts out as a routine catering job turns into a magical night as two lost souls try to keep warm during the year’s first big snowfall. This 4,220-word short story is 25 pages long.
The Christmas Gift by John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A heartwarming story about a doll named Constance and how she learns to love a little girl named Sarah in the Great Depression. It takes place in 1937-38, when a homeless girl named Sarah steals the doll from a wealthy woman's house in Philadelphia. Sarah and Constance have many adventures, and both of them learn the value of opening their hearts to love.
Simple Gifts: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In Simple Gifts, a young couple must rediscover what the spirit of the season really means when they leave behind their fancy oceanfront condo for much humbler digs on Christmas Eve. This 5,870-word short story is 37 pages long.
A Christmas Wedding (Desert Kings 2.5) by Jennifer Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,780. 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?