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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Gabriel & Mr. Death by Susan J. Kroupa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Laurel Fork Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Gabriel is a coon hound with an unusual gift: he can see Mr. Death. He doesn’t think too hard on it until one Christmas Eve when Mr. Death comes for the person Gabriel loves most. He can’t let that happen, no sir, no way. A touching story about a dog’s love and loyalty and the healing power of family.
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 » 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: 1,250. 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 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 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 7 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.
Jesus Does Not Care by Sharon Cohen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 5 reviews)
It's Christmas time again and her friend gleefully declares, "Jesus Does Not Care". In this anthology of five thought-provoking, spiritually uplifting and at times heart-wrenching stories, Sharon Cohen tosses aside the wrappings and trappings of the season to ask the reader, "Are you ready for Christmas?"
The Girl Who Tweaked Two Lions' Tails by Pierre Van Rooyen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,110. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 5 reviews)
One of the greatest adventures involving a young girl ever told. Fourteen year old Angelina Freyer goes missing in the vicinity of Lake Kariba. Two weeks later, a hundred and fifty miles away at Victoria Falls .....
The Jesus Sketch by Shyama Anant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In The Jesus Sketch, Pooja, recently divorced from her abusive husband chances upon a Jesus poster in a mall. When the owner of the store offers the poster to her because a pensive Jesus is not in keeping with the holiday season, Pooja reluctantly accepts, brings it home and tacks it to her living room wall. With that one simple act, she sets off on a journey that will transform her life.
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: 5,590. 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..
Crap from the Magi by Brent D. Seth
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Caroline's mother-in-law was notorious for passing along old junk for the Holidays. This year, she out did even herself, proving that a poorly chosen gift has consequences.
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.
Haunted Spouse by Heather MacAllister
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A girl, a guy, and a haunted house. When Frizzie Lizzie, the scream queen, and her ex, the architect, collaborate on building a haunted house, will love stand a ghost of a chance?
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 Story of the Christmas Village by Bobbi Ann Johnson Holmes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Share this delightful Christmas story of childhood imagination. With simple 3x5 cards, a brother and sister create a Christmas village filled with imagination and wonder. The village depicted in the book was created by the story's real life children, with minimal adult intervention. Best viewed on a color eBook reader. Merry Christmas.