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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Christmas at Ruby's by Holly Schindler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Welcome to Ruby’s, where the “spirits” are not confined to just the dusty liquors behind the bar, and your deepest Christmas wish—to have one last moment with a special loved one—might not be made in vain.
보르네오 포토 에세이 by Joy(jaehyun) Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: Korean. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
This is Photo Essay written in Korean language. 보르네오섬은 매우 특이한 자연환경과 문화와 역사를 지니고 있었습니다. 보르네오섬은 브루나이, 말레이시아령, 인도네시아령의 3국이 있는 세계에서 3번째로 큰 섬입니다. 보르네오에서 나오는 원목으로 많은 가구들이 만들어졌다는 사실에서 알고는 있었지만, 눈에 다 담아지지도 않을 넓은 면적의 정글을 비행기의 창문에서 바라보고 있노라면, 그 거대함과 웅장함에 입이 다물어지지 않을 정도였습니다. 말레이시아령의 사바주에는 매우 다양한 원주민과 중국계 사람들이 다양하게 섞여 살고 있기에 그 다양한 원주민의 문화와 인종을 접하는 것만으로도 충분히 흥미로운 곳이어서 누구라도 여행 도중 힐링 그리고 내면의 치유받습니다
The Horse Who Hated Christmas by Hilary Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017 by JMS Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Paula's mare gets colic every Christmas, but her owner has no idea why because she has to go away over the holiday. She always comes back to a very sick horse and a huge vet bill. This year Paula doesn't have to travel. Finally, she can get to the bottom of the mystery! Enlisting the help of a friend, she gets down to some serious detective work. What they discover is not at all what they expect!
The Exponential Apocalypse Holiday Special by Eirik Gumeny
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017 by Jersey Devil Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Santa Claus is on the run, only it looks like the Abominable Snowmen chased him into the wrong hotel. Queen Victoria XXX and Boudica IX are ready and more than willing to help out everyone's favorite fat man, but could it be that Santa is sitting on a dark secret? Is Christmas in trouble? Again?
The Witch of the Winter Woods: A Paranormal Christmas Tale by Foxglove Lee
Series: Queer Ghost Stories. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off!) Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
This Christmas, Nicole will meet her girlfriend’s parents for the first time. If she makes it there alive… On her way to their house in rural Maryland, she nearly collides with a barefoot old woman standing in the road. From there, strange things start to happen. A chase through the snow, a stone cottage in the woods, a raging fire. Will Nicole make it out alive?
Christmas in Oblivion by Den Warren
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017 by Unbelievable Universe. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Religious
A lonely man is on a long Christmas trip. He thinks about what the rest of his life will be like and decides to do something different.
Legends of Lasniniar: A Solstice Feast by Jacquelyn Smith
Series: The World of Lasniniar. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Iarion and Barlo have set out on their usual journey from Dwarfwatch to Nal Huraseadro with Sinstari in tow. But a chance encounter with some old friends sends them off on an unexpected detour--one that soon has all of them cursing the name of a certain missing Wild Elf. This 14,000 word holiday misadventure takes place between the prologue and first chapter of Storm Rider.
Brunch by Thomas M. Willett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Coming of age
As a family travels home for the Christmas season, they come across a series of hurdles (including forest fires and unruly shipmates) that delays them from getting there in time. As the days drag on, they begin to wonder if the holiday season is truly ruined.
Holiday Hell by Black Heart Magazine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2017 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Welcome to Holiday Hell. While most of our stories focus on Christmas, with its corporate whoring and mass merchandising push through the end of the year, a few take religion to task, some critique forced family interactions over mall mobs, and others address more personal kinds of hell created through the year. Enjoy a little solace this Solstice in Black Heart's winter wonderland – if you dare.
King Rosie and the Sneak Thief by Johnnie W. Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 and represented by Franklin Wright Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Babs has a pet King Snake, named Rosie, that helps her solve mysteries around their tiny little town in Harlan County. In this Christmas story, Rosie tags the sneak thief! Heart-warming story for children and adults!
The Christmas Ghost by Melissa Lynne Blue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
U.S. Marshal David Langston know's he's in hot water with his wife when rides out after the deadly Foster Gang mere days before Christmas. A former soldier and renowned lawman, Davy hasn't adjusted well to married life, and Lilly is ready to throw in the towel. When word reaches her that Davy has been ambushed and killed a mysterious visitor gives her reason to hope for the impossible.
Beyond Letters - Brandon Needs a Tree by Caraway Carter
You set the price! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It's Christmas, and Brandon needs a tree...and then he needs to get that tree back to his and Hubert's shop. A sweet Christmas short featuring Brandon and Hubert from The Scarlet Lock.
Weihnachtsshopping mit gebrochenem Herzen by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: German. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Zwei einsame Herzen finden im Vorweihnachtschaos zueinander. Als ihr Freund sie kurz vor Weihnachten sitzenlässt, stürzt Hannah sich in die Festvorbereitungen, um die Schmerzen zu betäuben. Aber nichts scheint zu helfen, bis Hannah beim Weihnachtseinkauf im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes mit Owen zusammenstößt. Zwischen Hannah und Owen funkt es. Dabei kämpft Owen mit seinen eigenen alten Schmerzen...
A Snowy Ball by Debbie McGowan
Series: When Skies Have Fallen, 1.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
London: December, 1981. A White Christmas is on the cards, but as the temperature drops, the pressure on Arty mounts. He’s got far too much planned in the coming days to have it all buried under a mountain of snow. Between his retirement surprise for Jim and the Christmas party at the dance school, Arty might need to curtail his daydreaming a little to ensure everything comes together.
Oh, Holy Night by Bethany Maines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas is a lot more dangerous than it used to be. Violet Harper is usually found at her local Starbucks. Roman Knox is usually carrying a gun. Tonight they’re both in a bank and there’s a body on the floor. It’s a mess, but maybe a Christmas miracle can get them out of the bank and into love.
Holiday with an Assassin (Coalition Training Academy #3) by Stephani Hecht
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
How can one go home for the holidays without having a place to call home? With Jax's family gone, can Shane, Trevor and Ava convince Jax that he's family now? Or will Jax have a very unhappy holiday? Bonus short story at the end - Jax's Special Day.
A December Fling by Victoria Wallin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Heartbroken, Rebecka goes on a bit of a Christmas party bender where she meets a hunky DJ. Could she have a fling, to get over her ex?
A Christmas With Angels by Mia Rodriguez
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
Scroogerton, a billionaire miser, thinks he has Christmas all figured out. Furthermore, he doesn't think much of the holiday spirit. No amount of Christmas lights, peppermint egg nog, or bright cheer can dissuade him of his ugly Scroogerton ways. Can angels dissuade him of his habit of wealth-splaining?
Anna Partridge in a Pear Tree by Stephanie Dagg
Price: Free! Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome(5.00 from 1 review)
Anna Partridge is house-sitting for family friends in a very cold cottage in the middle of snowy France. She’ll be there for a fortnight over Christmas. It’s all rather quiet and unexciting until, on Boxing Day, a pheasant gets tangled in the pear tree in the garden. Anna can’t possibly leave it there but her rescue attempt goes wrong, leaving her the stuck one.