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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
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.
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.
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 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.
The Christmas Gift by John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. 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.
Mister Perfect: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Dollar Jungle isn’t Mia Crawford’s idea of the perfect job. Then again, the cute older guy who comes in every night to hunt around for just the right Halloween decorations makes things a little easier. When Mia realizes her “mystery shopper” lives in the same trailer park, will she be brave enough to knock on his door? And if she does, will she discover a trick… or a treat?
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?
Our Christmas Wedding: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
"It must have been the mistletoe!" In Our Christmas Wedding, a surprise Christmas Eve wedding turns the Snowflake Senior Center into Romance Central. This 4,717-word story is 26 pages long.
All That Glitters by Stacey James
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
All that glitters is...Ivy Bloom. After toiling behind the counter at Glitter's Department Store for the past five years, she's ready to make an exit. But not before the store's notorious holiday party gets underway. How will the snooty women, most of them former high school classmates, of incredible wealth feel about her dazzling exit? *This short story was a 600 word challenge.
Come Visit Us Sometime by Lelanthran Krishna Manickum
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Fred takes care of pushy relatives inviting themselves over. This funny short story is all about that which is never mentioned - the visiting in-laws.
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.
Under the Mistletoe by Magdalena Scott
Series: The McClains of Legend, Tennessee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
1975: Dorothy Robbins is working hard to build up her Leaving Legend Fund. But she’s waitressing at Jim Bob’s Saloon, where the only thing worse than the tips are the songs on the jukebox. Charles McClain is back in town, but just for the holidays. Can the path that leads you away also bring you home?
Bud's Christmas Wish by Ashley Nemer
Series: Bud's Christmas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
RONE 2012 Best Short Story Finalist from InDTale Magazine (Recognition of Novel Excellence)
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.
Help Me Make It Through the Night by Kathy Golden
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » New adult(5.00 from 1 review)
On Christmas Eve, two strangers, fit only for one another's company, meet in a bar. A chance meeting? Maybe not. But one thing's for certain. They both need someone to help them make it through the night.
Unmasking by Karen McCullough
Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Trace Handley hates social events of any kind, but she has reluctantly agreed to go to a Halloween party to deliver an important message. Before she can accomplish the mission, though, she has to identify the intended recipient despite costumes, her own shyness, and the dubious assistance of the source of the instruction, a ghost who wants her to get a message to the man accused of murdering him.
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.