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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 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.
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.
Holiday Mayhem by Angelaine Espinosa
Series: Holiday Magic, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 1 review)
Sadie Goal has waited her whole life for Cisco Silver to return to Tucket. Cisco Silver's coming home to find a bride. Is it Sadie?
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.
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!
Deadly Magic (A Grace Holliday Cozy Mystery) by Elisabeth Crabtree
Price: Free! Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When toy maker, Grace Holliday, attends a magic show on Halloween, she is surprised to discover her boss' wife planning to appear as a magician's assistant. She's even more surprised when the lady dies on stage a few hours later. Was it a tragic accident, suicide or murder? Grace is convinced it was murder and the only question she has is which one of her co-workers is a murderer.
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.
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 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.
Walking the Line by Nicola Marsh
Series: World Apart. 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?
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.
A Cheyenne Christmas by Caroline Lee
Price: Free! Words: 47,060. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Western, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A wounded rancher struggling to support his younger brother hires a desperately delicious baker who has come west to find a place for her younger sisters. The Barker brothers only need a housekeeper until Ash heals, but Molly surprises them by turning their house into a home. Will their unique families blend in time to celebrate their first real Cheyenne Christmas?
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!
A Dangerous Nativity by Caroline Warfield
Price: Free! Words: 22,460. 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.
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.
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!)