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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
El arte de vivir del dinero ajeno by Ivan Cosos
Series: Las Pecuniarias, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 34,620. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Ricardo sale de vacaciones unos días. En un pueblito de pastores hará una serie de inesperados descubrimientos sobre el lugar, sus gentes, sobre las finanzas y sobre sí mismo. A medio camino entre la narración y el ensayo filosófico, el libro aborda los fundamentos de la financiación, trazando meridianamente la distinción entre aquello que se conoce por inversión y lo que es simple especulación.
The Vampire Across the Hall by Leann Richards
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(3.25 from 8 reviews)
Daisi Malone lives in the Presidio Building in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. The building is mysterious and its residents even more so. There is the couple with lots of children, the Glee Club and the English Backpackers- although not for long. In this, the first story by Daisi Malone, she meets her neighbour, Madden, the Vampire across the hall.
The Halloween Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Indie Eclective: What is it, who are they, and why can they spell neither “eclectic” nor “collective” correctly? The Indie Eclective is an ensemble of authors operating under the assumption that Readers like Good Books. The Halloween Collection showcases spooky reads from nine very different authors.
Bah, Humbug! (A Romantic Comedy Christmas Novella) by Heather Horrocks
Price: Free! Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Lexi's kids love the Jared Strong novels, written by Kyle, who beheads a snowman to hide his villain’s ‘weapon’ inside. Unfortunately, the snowman was for Lexi’s TV show. Can there be more than unlikely friendship for a woman afraid to get close and a man with childhood shadows? Families join together and hearts are healed as this couple goes walking in a winter wonderland.
The Vampire Across the Hall-2. The Murmuring Lift by Daisi Malone
Price: Free! Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(3.33 from 6 reviews)
Daisi Malone lives in the Presidio Building in Newtown, Sydney, Australia. She shares the building with a variety of strange people,including the Vampire across the hall, and a murmuring lift. This is the second story in The Vampire Across the Hall series.
Millie's Christmas by Bob Steinkamp
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Rejoice Marriage Ministries, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A fictional Christmas story by returned prodigal Bob Steinkamp. Millie & Jimmy had been separated for several months and she began to realize what the first Christmas was going to be like without her husband at home. But God intervened and made this a Christmas to remember.
Cupid's Maze by Mark Souza
Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A short story - Sean has popped the question and dreads the drive across the bleak Kansas landscape on Valentine's Day to announce his intentions to his fiancee Janet's parents. When he sees a sign for a corn maze, he pulls in for a momentary reprieve. Little does he know what a mistake he's made.
Christmas With the Kings, Kings of Montana Bonus Book by Vanessa Bartal
Price: Free! Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ethan Prescott didn't set out to have a horrible holiday. Instead, he was looking for an idyllic getaway with his girlfriend in Montana. But from the beginning nothing went right, and especially not the fact that he fell in love with a local. Now his life is in a tailspin as he tries to figure out not only what he wants, but how to have it all. And with a little help from the Kings, maybe he can.
The Vampire Across the Hall-3. The Exchange by Daisi Malone
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(4.17 from 6 reviews)
Daisi Malone lives in the Presidio Building in Newtown, Sydney Australia. Strange things happen in this building.Spirits, vampires and howling Glee Clubs haunt its halls. In this, the third book of the series, Daisi's curiosity leads her to a dangerous secret.
Memoirs of a Vending Machine by James Pollard
Price: Free! Words: 42,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Mike lands at Kansai Airport in Japan confident but ill prepared for his introduction to his new home. A sequence of events forces Mike on a Journey lasting all day and all night around Osaka. Meeting Mark, Jon and Jeff and other interesting and colourful characters along the way, they quickly discover the urban soul of Japan and learn enough in one day to last the rest of their time in Osaka.
A Dangerous Nativity by Caroline Warfield
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Holiday » Family
The Earl of Chadbourn feels trapped managing his widowed sister’s ruined estate and grieving son. Loneliness overwhelms him, but the woman who handles the neighboring farm brilliantly draws him like a moth to flame. With Christmas coming, can they repair the damaged estate and far more damaged family? Dare they hope for love in the bargain? Previously published in Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem.
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.
Walking the Line by Nicola Marsh
Series: World Apart, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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?
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.
Open by Marcus Engel& Amy Vega
Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
New nurse Hope Wyatt helps a friend in the intensive care unit fight for his life while she learns how to cope with the emotional highs and lows of caregiving.
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?
Spin Cycle: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
All Dana Devlin wanted was to get the stain out of her favorite shirt. Was it her fault the only other guy in the Laundromat on Christmas Eve just happens to be the most eligible bachelor in all of Snowflake, South Carolina? This 5,880-word short story is 36 pages long.
Elevator Music: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Darby is heading home on New Year’s Eve when she gets stuck in the elevator with a handsome stranger. But just when their last minute love story is heating up, the elevator starts and they part ways forever. Or will a New Year’s miracle bring them back together for a second chance at holiday romance? This 5,820-word short story is 31 pages long.
Celtic Evil The Fitzgerald Brothers A Celtic Christmas by Sierra Rose
Price: Free! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story featuring the Fitzgerald brothers as they enjoy their first holiday after being reunited. A humorous look into their lives, snow ball fight and all.