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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
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.
Will You Please Fuck Off? by Robert MacLean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Toby in London and Paris and by the Greek sea. Sophisticated humor in three novella-length adventures of tutor / tour guide / gigolo Toby Tucker, part of the series. From the Foreign Matter reviews: “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
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
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 Darkest Night: A Novelette by Heather Marie Adkins
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Before there was Christmas, there was Yule—the Winter Solstice. For modern-day witch Mena McGinty, it may still be the season of rebirth, or at least second chances. Mena flees a dark past, leaving behind everything she knows for the cold north, only to find that as the longest night of the year approaches, a new life may be her gift of the season.
How to Host a Holiday (The Prequel to Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine) by Kathleen Kitson
Series: Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine. Price: $1.44 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
Novella: 20,000 words Ivy Stratton has Big Plans to host an unforgettable Christmas dinner party and win the heart of the man of her dreams. When her Big Plans fall apart, Ivy must scramble to make the most of the situation and keep her composure as the ideal holiday host. This holiday novella is the prequel to the Ivy Stratton & The Time Machine series.
The Winner Is Love by Stephanie Payne Hurt
Series: Winner, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Contests were not Stacy’s thing, but when her friend enters her in a contest for a weekend with Slade Collins, the movie star, her life changes drastically. Will the cozy cabin in the mountains be the starting point of something wonderful or a realization of things that aren't meant to be? Will love find its way in or will they say goodbye on Monday? This is the 1st book in “The Winner” series.
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.
Yuletide Tales A Festive Collective by The Indie Collaboration
Series: The Indie Collaboration Presents, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Peter John. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A diverse collection of stories showcasing some of the best indie authors on the market. Filled with heart-warming romance, mysterious humor, sinister, supernatural thrills and tearful sorrow, this anthology has something for everyone. So snuggle up with a warm glass of mulled wine and join us for the festivities, while we lift your spirit, tickle your fancy and rattle your bones.
Stolen Valentine Kiss by Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku
Series: Holiday Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
Holiday Series, 1 - Two hearts...One Love. One broken heart. Two grieving minds. An unplanned holiday to New Jersey is her perfect getaway from the stress and emotional turmoil locked in her heart, just what she needs to take her mind off her troubles. That's until she runs into Logan. One Stolen Valentine Kiss. Will Valentine season bring them romance or will their fears keep them apart?
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.
Snowflakes and Teardrops by B. J. Betts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 1 review)
On a dark and snowy November night, ER nurse, Celina Gray, takes into her home two little girls after they land in the ER with their mother, who has been seriously injured. Little did she know by taking the girls that it would land her under the protective custody of Detective Brad Palmquist. He was there to serve and protect them, but who was going to protect her heart from him?
The Tree and Me by Slimpoet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever gone out to buy a Christmas tree because you knew it would cheer you up? Well, young Luke did so and got more than he could have imagined. This story is a bit magical, a bit humorous and a bit romantic.
Self-Help 101 or: How I Learned to Take Over the World Through Tolerating My Family by L.G. Keltner
Price: Free! Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Dani is a seventeen-year-old girl trying to write a self-help book about how to take over the world. As if that weren't difficult enough, she also has to navigate a tension-filled family Christmas with multiple relatives staying in the same house, and an evolving relationship with her best friend Seth. It won't be easy, but she may learn a thing or two and get a book out of it after all.
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!