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The Old Silk Hat, A Frosty The Snowman Prequel
Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
This is a short story from author P. Edward Auman about the origin of Frosty's old silk hat and has been dedicated to Emilie Parker and the other nineteen children of the Sandy Hook Elementary, Conn. tragedy. This story is a heart felt explanation of how the old silk hat gained its magical properties through the experiences of love. It may be shared with your children and loved ones.
Harmony's Magic Pyjamas
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
If you don’t receive the gift you ask for, there will be a reason. Santa will always try and make your dreams come true.
Crap from the Magi
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Caroline's mother-in-law was notorious for passing along old junk for the Holidays. This year, she out did even herself, proving that a poorly chosen gift has consequences.
Christmas Eva
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
An any day and everyday Christmas Carol for you and your loved ones. A true life Christmas Eve story of redemption and the eternal flame of hope. How a heart attack and pulmonary embolism transformed darkness into light.
A Family Reunion: A Different Kind of Ghost Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
We are used to ghost stories that scare us. But here is one that makes you feel good.
A Mermaid for Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 13,740. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A short story from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Nichole Chase. What does a mermaid ask for at Christmas? Follow young Meena and her father to find out! Approximately 3,000 words. (Originally part of the Christmas Lites II Anthology--reedited and fleshed out.) Includes a large sample of Flukes.
The Christmas Trust
Price: Free! Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Marvin Battles is the corporate big-shot and Scrooge. In a chance encounter with a panhandler, Joe Skives, his former boss fired for bribery and other crimes, Marvin’s bad holiday attitude gets turned on its head. A Christmas story that takes on the Corporate Monster and our ideas of true Christmas Spirit.
Betwixt
Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An atmospheric short story by bestselling author, Evie Gaughan. 'When Catherine revisits Hollowbrook cottage on a stormy October night, she crosses paths with a mysterious stranger who is not all that he seems. On a night when the veil between worlds is at its thinnest, all that is real and unreal meet in a nowhere place, at a nowhere time.'
Über den Wolken
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: German. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
NOTE: This is a German short film screenplay which won a 1st prize for best dialogue! In diesem Kurzfilmdrehbuch beobachten wir die beiden Fensterputzer Kalle & Ranjid bei der Arbeit an einer Hochhausfassade. Die amüsante Geschichte gewann den ersten Preis für die beste Dialogszene beim renommierten Writing Tournament 2005 in Berlin.
Carrot Cake's Christmas Book
Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Carrot Cake is trying to say "Merry Christmas" in a special way. Find out how he finally does it. Short and sweet, a quick bedtime story for Children ages 1 and up.
Wishing
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Carol is on a mission: to deliver a special package to her sweet, but forgetful husband. And no amount of snowy tundra will stand in her way... A short story of approx 1800 words.
A Lonely Dog on Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Christmas Day is fast approaching. For Beckham, the family bulldog, it means just another year of being ignored while chaos and mayhem reign throughout the house. In this holiday short story full of laughter and family dysfunction, Beckham narrates an ill-conceived plan to create an unforgettable landmark moment in order to reclaim the spotlight.
The Underpass - A Short Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
On a cold Christmas Eve a homeless man receives a present that erases ten years of sorrow.
Footprints in the Snow
Price: Free! Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Julie and her young daughter, Emily, find themselves with no place to go on a blizzardy Christmas Eve. How will Julie keep Emily's innocence intact while fighting for their very survival?
Mighty Fortress
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An Austrian pastor helps a Jewish family escape the Nazis, but their elderly grandmother must stay behind. He hides her in the church, caring for her and learning from her, until one fateful Christmas Eve.
All Hallows' Eve
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a trendy London bar, three friends meet up at a fancy-dress party, in appropriately silly clothes for such an occasion. Each of them content to hide their true selves behind their costumes. The trouble is there are some things you can't hide from. Like fate.
GIT: Halloween
Series: GITT, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Do you hate Halloween? I bet you don't, after all, you get free sweets. Mr. Git hates Halloween, not just a normal hate, but a hate that courses through his veins like an F1 Race Car. He is probably the biggest git you will ever meet.
Seeing Devils: An IPMA Adventure for Halloween 2013
Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Love the Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts cameos in "The Old Silk Hat: A Frosty The Snowman Prequel" and "Troll Brother"? Then give this Halloween 2013 creepy story a try. Find out what it is IPMA Special Agent Jackson Davison's been unable to see since he was a child.
On the Terrace
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story. A sunny summer holiday. A few days relaxing in the corner of the bar terrace and observing a mixed bunch of guests.
Christmas Day at the Sweet Angel Mine
Series: CHRISTMAS UNDER THE BANYAN TREE Tales of the Festive Season. Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: Australian English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two slightly suspect larrikins working a small remote Central Australian mine celebrate Christmas there during the height of a typically oppressive summer – hot as buggery, the odd whirlywind trying to tear their shelter apart, not a breath of wind otherwise, bushflies by the million – and a perceived wrong they see as needing a slight umm ... “adjustment”.