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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
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!
The Search for Mrs. Claus by Courtney Daisey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,790. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Rescue House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Nick Claus searches annually for the perfect bride who will fulfill the prophecy. A chance encounter in Quebec introduces him to young Sophie Laurent, a lonely pastry chef with a sorrowful past. With the help of a spunky elf named Kringle, Nick seeks the heart of Sophie, but can she trust a man with so many secrets? With a bit of Christmas magic the pair look for love where neither expected it.
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.
UNREAL ( A Suspense Filled Abduction Crime Thriller ) by Riley Moreno
Price: Free! Words: 80,250. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Julie Edwards is a recent college graduate who is planning to go on a road trip across the country with her best friend, Kim. The day before they depart, the girls are given a party by Julie’s mother, Sharon, and her stepfather, Greg. The girls set out for one last road trip before life starts, and the nightmare begins.
A Question of Alignment by Barnaby Wilde
Series: The Tom Fletcher Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 1 review)
Tom Fletcher is an unlikely man to save the universe. In fact he is an unlikely man to do anything requiring action, but when the family cat talks to him, then walks through the sitting room wall, even he is intrigued. Someone from a parallel universe is altering the laws of probability by swapping Lottery balls. Soon, Tom is littering adjacent universes with stuff that just shouldn’t be there.
25 Christmas Eves by Erin L. Snyder
Price: Free! Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(4.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-five tales of pirates, demons, ghosts, galactic wars and other classic holiday fare.
Vidal's Honor by Sherry Gloag
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(3.00 from 1 review)
Plunged into a world of spies, agents and espionage during the Peninsula wars, Honor, Lady Beaumont, flees for her life when the French capture her husband at Salamanca. Viscount Charles Vidal is ordered by Robert Dumas, the First Lord of the Admiralty, to travel to Spain and escort the only woman he’s ever loved, Lord Devlin Beaumont’s widow back home before the French discover her whereabouts.
Up in the Attic and Other Stories by Amanda Lawrence Auverigne
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(2.25 from 8 reviews)
Two sisters meet a handsome stranger during a late shopping trip on Christmas Eve. A young woman's shopping trip becomes a fight for survival. Two friends find an unusual antique in the basement of their dormitory while searching for decorations. "Up in the Attic and Other Stories" contains seven tales.