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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 9 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.
Yule at My Feet by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales(5.00 from 9 reviews)
A richly-descriptive tale of Yule celebration among Little People who gather in the forest. A sequel to the award-winning "Blood Moon," this story will warm hearts throughout the winter holiday season.
Blood Moon by Elizabeth Rowan Keith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Horror » Occult(5.00 from 8 reviews)
An award-winning story of possibility as the veils thin at the full moon times of autumn. If this story were yours, would you be horrified or happy?
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 7 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.
All Hallows' Eve by Hal L. O'ween
Price: Free! Words: 90,050. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(5.00 from 5 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!
The Old Silk Hat, A Frosty The Snowman Prequel by P. Edward Auman
Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 5 reviews)
This is a short story from author P. Edward Auman about the origin of Frosty's old silk hat and has been dedicated to Emilie Parker and the other nineteen children of the Sandy Hook Elementary, Conn. tragedy. This story is a heart felt explanation of how the old silk hat gained its magical properties through the experiences of love. It may be shared with your children and loved ones.
The Fight On Halloween Night: A Short Story by Stefan Geir
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Still looking for a quick Halloween scare? When you have a few minutes, here is a fun, short read for both young and old.
Harmony's Magic Pyjamas by Angela Hope
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 5 reviews)
If you don’t receive the gift you ask for, there will be a reason. Santa will always try and make your dreams come true.
The Sprite And I by Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What happens when a man finds a water sprite in his kitchen sink? And worse, what if it has an agenda? For Harold, with a hangover from a Christmas party, this is exactly what happens. Worse, the sprite insists Santa has been "spirited" away by an evil Vila, and so must be saved. For Harold, the reluctant hero, and committed nonbeliever in fairy creatures, this is all just too a little too much..
The Golden Amulet: a tale of Faerie by M. M. Fahren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"a ragamuffin-like Minstrel sacrifices himself to save a Princess and is shunned by a King. Years of peace and prosperity follow but eventually darkness befalls the kingdom at the hands of a Dark Wizard. The Minstrel, who proves to be an eternally youthful wonder, returns, and …." Andy Potter review
Christmas Eva by G. David Clark
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 4 reviews)
An any day and everyday Christmas Carol for you and your loved ones. A true life Christmas Eve story of redemption and the eternal flame of hope. How a heart attack and pulmonary embolism transformed darkness into light.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for Christmas by Mary V. Young
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 3 reviews)
For Lindsay, Christmas-time means putting up decorations and baking cookies. For Grandma, it means finding the Christmas Spirit in the world around her, and she won't decorate or bake until she finds it. When Lindsay visits, hoping to spend the day baking cookies, Grandmas insists they look for Christmas instead. Will they find it in time for cookie-baking?
Why Santa Shared His Soul by William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very heartwarming Christmas story to tell your kids when they want to know why you're buying them presents instead of Santa.
A Holiday Anthology by Rose Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a FREE collection of short Christmas stories By Exquisite Quills Authors and Friends. It has been written for adults who love romance stories but is family friendly. Each story is unique and is meant to give a sampling of the writing of that author. From contemporary to historical, the Exquisite Quills authors and friends wish you a happy holiday filled with wonderful books.