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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Lady, It's Cold Outside by Deb Marlowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 4 reviews)
No Happy Christmas for Miss Glenna Bolton-she’s lost everything. If not for the invitation from the Duke of Danby, she'd have no place to go. No festivities for Baron Ellesworth-his new estate needs everything. He’ll spend the holiday traveling for business with Lord Danby. A star in the East, an abandoned child and a quest for holiday cheer show these two that love is the best gift of the Season
Clara Claus (Snowflake Triplet #1) by Alexandra Lanc
Series: Snowflake Triplet, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A bestseller! Jack Frost has been trying to destroy Christmas for years, and in order to save his job must complete a task he deems impossible -- until he meets Santa's granddaughter Clara, who begins to change his view of what Christmas is all about. Book 1 in the Snowflake Triplet.
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.
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.
Upon A Midnight Clear by Ian Thomas Healy
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
Cue Me In by Nell Dixon
Series: Cue Me In, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Fae Heath wants to be on TV, but not just any show. She wants to be on Ghost UK. She intends to win the contest to find the next presenter. Tall, slim and blonde and access to a haunted Welsh Castle on Halloween – how can she fail?
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.
Three Short Stories by Martin Chambers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In Character Rebellion a stop work meeting quickly gets out of control as characters from other books attempt to take charge. Can the writer really ever be in control? In Remembering Pablo there is something of the love and devotion we all feel at the loss of a friend. In Time Machine, remember what it was to taste things for the first time and to feel the texture of the world brand new.
Food Fight-A Holiday Short Short Story by Christina F. York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Short stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a young couple's first Christmas dinner doesn't go exactly as planned, trouble ensues. The first fight is always the most important!
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.
The Werewolf's Halloween Costume: A YA Paranormal Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Question: What does the werewolf wear to the Halloween Costume Party? Answer: Anything he wants! Find out what the werewolf wears on Halloween in this YA paranormal story, perfect reading for any time of year!
'Twas the Chihuahua Before Christmas by Esri Allbritten
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Charlotte Baskerville, designer of small dog clothing, is asked if her Russian dog trainer will play Santa at the last minute. As she struggles to get him ready, an elf costume and other Chihuahua couture disappear from her workshop. This is a stand-alone story that features characters from the full-length mystery, 'Chihuahua of the Baskervilles,' published by St. Martin's Press.
The Magic of Christmas by Rebecca Besser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The Magic of Christmas - The elves of the North Pole are ravaged by a strange disease, but Santa is determined Christmas will happen. But, when he get sick as well, and becomes a zombie, will all the presents be delivered? The Power of a Gift - Santa invites the family that helped save Christmas last year to come for a visit, but when the mother and daughter become zombies, is there any hope?
All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Book I: The Spectre Of Crime by David Eveleigh
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 4 · All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Readers 9 and up. Fantomas lives! On a dark, Halloween night, during the height the Cold War, the Lord of Terror with 100 faces has set a diabolical plan in motion. To stop him, Eve Halloran aka All Hallows Eve will need to solve the mystery of an assassin who can seemingly walk through walls. But are things truly as they seem? Or is this merely the first stage in an even larger plot?
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.
One Holiday, a Life-time Memory by Rene Natan
Price: Free! Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Landed in Italy with the idea of spending the summer admiring the many masterpieces of Italian art, Larry Burton bumps into a girl on the run. She’s clearly in trouble, but she’s also awfully attractive. Against his best judgment, Larry decides to help her. He’s drawn into strange and potentially dangerous situations…but shouldn’t a vacation be also a bit of an adventure?
The Ghost of Leonard Korn by J. M. Davis
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.00 from 2 reviews)
On Halloween night, a young boy and his three friends set out to search for the ghost that has haunted their small town for decades. The four youths learn that searching for a ghost can be more perilous than they ever imagined.