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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.
Caught by Richard A. Wentworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
These five short stories were caught by The Dream Catcher and are entertaining. A christmas story about a homeless vet. A remembering of lost ones from the vietnam era. A drunken dragon causing some problems and an end for one man. A special thanks to Gretchen Steen for the cover work.
Saint Nick and the Fir Tree by Nancy Adams
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the day after Christmas and Saint Nick's on vacation. His first stop: the little town of Greenwood, where he meets a most unusual Tree. Nick and the Tree go out on the town, but a freak snowstorm brings their festivities to an unexpected conclusion.
A Real Christmas by V. L. Dillon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
People sometimes forget the meaning of Christmas.This is one story of a real Christmas. The wonder and the feelings, the changes in people and the sharing of Christmas miracles.
Will You Please Fuck Off? by Robert MacLean
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Toby is a tutor in Paris, a tour guide in Greece, and a gigolo in London—where his lady’s nine-year-old daughter outsmarts him. Featuring "The Fat Girls Contest" and "Attack of the Giant Feminists". "I laughed all the way through the Toby stories."—I'm a Little Teapot, customer review.
Xmas Is Near! by Ted Ringer
Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Joy to the World! A free pre-Christmas present celebrating the spirit of the season and literacy everywhere! The Christmas spirit displaces Christmas-present greed in this charming, fun & touching Twitter novel, now available as a complete eBook. A holiday story for all ages and all perspectives. Author and illustrator Ted Ringer wishes you all the best this holiday season, and in the New Year.
All That Glitters by Stacey James
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
All that glitters is...Ivy Bloom. After toiling behind the counter at Glitter's Department Store for the past five years, she's ready to make an exit. But not before the store's notorious holiday party gets underway. How will the snooty women, most of them former high school classmates, of incredible wealth feel about her dazzling exit? *This short story was a 600 word challenge.
Kris Miss by Richard Shoupe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,030. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
The Christmas holiday has fallen into disregard in the world of 2100 due to the frantic pace of everyday life. A ten-year-old girl (with the help of a mysterious old character named Chris) begins a campaign to remind the world of the charm and wonder of the Christmas season, with dramatic results. A series of shocks and revelations for family and friends follow in the wake of the girls efforts
The Land of the Living: Christmas Stories by Chuck Allen
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of five flash-fiction stories based on a theme of Christmas songs. Story titles: Silent Night, The Little Drummer Boy, Jingle Bells, White Christmas and O Christmas Tree.
The Feast of Stevens by Kristen Stieffel
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
On a space station far from Earth, animal liberationists inadvertently jeopardize thirty-eight innocent turkeys. The station’s cook, Stevens, ensures the fowl shall not have died in vain. In this science fiction Christmas comedy, cultures clash, hearts are won, and dinner is served.
Long Road Home by Jeff Mariotte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
"Long Road Home" is a short story that award-winning author Jeffrey J. Mariotte wrote for KUAZ, the Tucson, AZ NPR radio station, to be read aloud accompanied by music and sound effects. It was part of KUAZ's "Arizona Spotlight" holiday program. While it's not precisely a Christmas story, it is set during the holiday season, and contains themes of love, loss, and longing.
The Christmas Letter: a short story by Megan Payne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012 by Sunlight Books. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Christian » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Seth Morrison was a lonely man. He walked home from work three blocks away at a tall office building where nobody knew anybody. He wore neatly tailored suits but lived in a cheap little apartment because he had once shared it with Marta, his pretty little wife, who had died four years before. Every Christmas after Marta had been lonely. But this Christmas was lonelier than all of them.
Santa's Secret's: The Story That Can; Never Be Read by Wm. G. Thilgen Jr. (Billl)
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent(5.00 from 1 review)
I don't mean in any way to debunk or defame the story of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. But just for a moment, imagine the possibility, that maybe it was a little different than we've been told. In this story you will find magic, truths, brotherly love, and the answer to the question that children of all ages have asked since the myth began. How do, reindeer fly?
Out and Back by Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Amber runs every morning, bakes home cooked meals, and keeps a spotless house. She homeschools her children, grows an organic garden and milks her own goats. But Amber Stonewall is not perfect. She is a mother who fails, a wife who is unable to show affection, a daughter who is absent and a sister who knows it all. When her mom dies, it all slaps her in the face.
A Christmas Tale by Patrick Meservier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A holiday story that will inspire and bring the true hope of Christmas back into the lives of a young couple who receive a different type of gift.
Orion's Gift by Anneli Purchase
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
While camping in the exotic landscape of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, Kevin and Sylvia, both on the run from abusive relationships, meet and fall in love. Two things stand in the way of their happiness. One—the secrets they keep from each other. Two—their abusers hunting them down. Will fear drive them apart or will passion and trust surmount the violence and hostility they have endured?
A New Twist On An Old Christmas Carol by Ethelle Gladden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Charles Dickens’s 'Christmas Carol' has a timeless quality that is as fresh as when it was first written. I've tailored this story to Tracy who, along with her sister and father, are plunged into hard times. Yet, the Christmas magic that changes their luck is "… found in the simile and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or my story’s done for." Merry Christmas!