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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.
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.
Holiday Spirit for Hire by Isabelle Saint-Michael
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,230. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
When life handed half-werewolf Grace MacGregor a pink slip four weeks before Christmas, she was determined to get back to work as soon as possible. She just didn’t expect it to be the very next day – or at the North Pole. She now has four weeks to make other people’s holiday wishes come true, but will she be able to grant her own while she is at it?
A Christmas Wedding (Desert Kings 2.5) by Jennifer Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam Al Kilanjar attempts to negotiate her first holiday season in a country with different customs, a big fat Ubarite wedding and the arrival of her drama-loving family. Veronica Baxter is excited about her wedding to Zadir Al Kilanjar, but worries that her estranged parents will ruin everything. Can they find Christmas miracles among the madness and enjoy the weddings they’ve dreamed of?
The Tree and Me by Slimpoet
Price: Free! Words: 31,820. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(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, an introvert, did so and got more than he could have imagined. This story is a bit magical, a bit humorous and a bit romantic.
The Trouble with Christmas by Tule Publishing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole Stanton and Lily Edmonds are both starting over. Will the joy of the holiday season bring them together or will the troubles with Christmas push them apart?
Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.92 from 12 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!
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume One) by Barnaby Wilde
Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: Free! Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Ten short stories, including The Monkey Faced Boy, The Holey Oak, The Accidental Bank Job,The Horse that ran with the Wind and others. A mixed bag of tales ideal for reading on a plane or in a train. Gentle humour, a touch or sci fi, and a twist at the end.
Self-Help 101 or: How I Learned to Take Over the World Through Tolerating My Family by L.G. Keltner
Series: Self-Help 101. Price: Free! Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Book 1 in the Self-Help 101 series Dani is a seventeen-year-old girl trying to write a self-help book about how to take over the world. 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.
A Highland Feast by Millie McQuarrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A beautiful story of how family, friendship and food can change your life. Set in the highlands of Scotland, this is the story of an average family escaping the city to start a new life. On their journey they meet a cast of fascinating and memorable characters and discover some wonderful recipes, each of which rounds off the chapters. A book to devour that leaves you wanting more.
The Yeti Uprising: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2013 by P. Edward Auman
NaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-06 10:20:17
Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.60 from 5 reviews)
NaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-06 10:20:17
Join young Joshua Manders and his friends on another IPMA (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts) adventure. Belschnikel, aka: Santa Claus, has had it with his Yeti contract labor and the North Pole is overrun. Can the IPMA with the aide of a few misfits save the day on time for Christmas?
Coming of Age by Ros Glancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. 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: 66,380. 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.
Self-Help 101 or: How to Survive a Bombardment With Minimal Injury by L.G. Keltner
Series: Self-Help 101. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Book 2 in the Self-Help 101 Series Dani Finklemeier finished and self-published her first book, but she still isn't rich. Now she must survive a 4th of July holiday with her family, all while knowing that her parents have more knowledge about her relationship with her boyfriend than she ever wanted them to know. If she survives the holiday, she'll at least have enough material for another book.