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Coconut Wireless: a novel of love, life and South Pacific gossip by Nicola Baird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when a young Solomon Islands man and a cynical London girl step out of their comfort zones? Find out in this novel about love, life and gossip in the South Pacific. Coconut Wireless is perfect if you loved “One Day” or anything by "No 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" author, or non-fiction books such as “Solomon Time” (Will Randall) or “Castaway" & "Faraway” by Lucy Irvine.
Vote Alison MEP by Barry Tighe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Alison is campaigning to become a Member of the European Parliament. Jady is Alison's campaign manager, plotting her election by Euro hook and Euro crook. Success will get him on the gravy train, with lifelong diplomatic immunity for any crimes he may commit. How will he get Alison and himself aboard? By demanding a Europe-wide yes-no referendum on the EU’s very survival. The EU is rattled...
Night of the Storm by Lindsay Townsend
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,360. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
When Melissa, a wildlife photographer, goes to the unspoilt Greek island of Asteri to investigate the death of her lover Andrew, she discovers a deadly wildlife smuggling conspiracy. Suddenly on the beautiful island romance mingles with fear.
Bangkok Kiss by David Thompson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,840. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Join David, an Englishman in Thailand, on his adventure to discover the truth about this wonderful country. His journey to find the home of the woman he loves takes him off the beaten track, away from the tourist destinations and far away from the bars of Bangkok. A story of love, sacrifice and passion that will test your emotions to the limit. This is what living in Thailand is really all about!
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.
Orion's Gift by Anneli Purchase
Price: $2.99 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?
The Bridge of Dead Things (US Edition) by Michael Gallagher
Series: The Involuntary Medium (US Editions), Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.
A Walk Before Sunrise by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
When Neil Phillips arrives home early to discover his fiancee in bed with his boss, it unleashes an amusing run of bad luck that ultimately lands him in the small town of Lighthouse Bay. So when a surprise romance with a sexy waitress named Lorraine sends his life hurtling in a new direction, you can bet this couple will learn the true meaning of giving love a second chance before the sun sets.
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(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?
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.
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!
Coming of Age by Ros Glancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jessica's husband of 34 years left her for a younger woman, she thought her life would be solitary thereafter. How wrong she is: with her children, grandchildren, friends and neighbours and Mother downing cans of Red Bull in her retirement home, plus the activities that go on in a small town, her life is often very funny. There is even new love. Humorous chicklit for the older woman.
Last Wish of Summer by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,970. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Summer's funniest adventure is here, better be careful what you wish for. When Anton and Johnno find a bottle washed up on the shore while surfing, supposedly granting them somebody's birthday wish, neither suspects it came from their friend Tanya. So how long can she keep it a secret? What happens before the last day of summer is over now depends on two wishful surfers looking to make waves.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
The Rag Doll Cafe by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The sun may have set on summer's funniest escapade, but the magic and mayhem from finding a bottle containing someone's birthday wish continues when Anton Rubinski hits the road in search of adventure. Arriving in Lighthouse Bay, this laid-back surfer crosses paths with the town's only Pastor, who may have just wished his Church away. Now thanks to Anton, the bay will never be the same again.
Tidings of Murder and Woe by Cathy Spencer
Series: An Anna Nolan Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,210. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Julia Moreland, CEO of a big oil company, has a secret to announce to the press, but someone's sending her threatening notes to keep her mouth shut. Anna Nolan’s boss, Magdalena, is dating Julia’s stepson. Soon she’s turning to Anna for help, but a third criminal investigation in one year is more than Anna’s nerves can handle. A real page-turner with plenty of plot twists, humour, and romance.
Hunting Elf, a doggone Christmas story by Dave Donelson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 9 reviews)
A puppy for Christmas! What could be better? Dan McCoy and his capable wife June find out when Santa gives them a frolicsome hairball named Elf, a Silky Terrier on the Christmas wish list of nefarious dognappers who want to steal him in a murderous scheme to win "Best in Show" at Westminster. Elf foils the plot when he brings Macy's Parade to a tumultuous halt in a comedic Christmas adventure.
All I Want for Christmas is You by Lisa Mondello
Series: Fate with a Helping Hand, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Sometimes fate needs a helping hand...Single mother, Lauren Alexander, is shocked when her daughter asks Santa Claus for a daddy. She's struggled to provide for Kristen alone. But fulfilling Kristen's Christmas wish is a tall order. Kyle Preston, a.k.a, Santa, knows what it's like to be alone. He's determined to give Lauren and Kristen the best Christmas ever. That includes making them his family!