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Benny: A Tale of a Christmas Toy
By K. C. Scott
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
The amazing, talking Bluebear Brother. It was the gift every child wanted - including Benjamin's own daughter. But when the bear was broken right out of the box, there were more tears than smiles Christmas morning. Still, for some strange reason Benjamin couldn't bring himself to return it . . . and then something magical began to happen.
The Methuselah Factor
By Vernon Eric Bridges
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,850. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
An environmental disaster is brought about by an American cargo plane blowing up its deadly cargo of biological weapons over England. Survivors set up a new community, guarded by wolfhounds. One of the settlers, Otto, invents an anti-gravity drive, enabling him to visit Mars. He discovers the remains of a once-flourishing civilisation and vows not to repeat the Martian errors of judgement.
A Christmas in Amber
By Scott William Carter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
With a meteor on a collision course with Earth, a mass evacuation is underway for a privileged few - but not for an elderly man who must say goodbye to those he loves. A powerful Christmas tale that originally appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Placed fifth in the Analog AnLab Reader’s Poll of the best short stories of the year. Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction.
Five for the Winter Holidays
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Christmas stories abound, but hardly anyone writes stories based on Thanksgiving or New Year’s Day. This collection of five stories has two Christmas stories, “Boz” and “Loop,” but it also has a Thanksgiving story, “Pudgygate,” a post-Christmas story, “Disaster Relief,” and a New Year’s story, the Hugo Award-winning “Millennium Babies.”
Gabriel & Mr. Death
By Susan J. Kroupa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Gabriel is a coon hound with an unusual gift: he can see Mr. Death. He doesn’t think too hard on it until one Christmas Eve when Mr. Death comes for the person Gabriel loves most. He can’t let that happen, no sir, no way. A touching story about a dog’s love and loyalty and the healing power of family.
The Santa Report
By Eric Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When little Sarah Lee gets a homework assignment to write a report based on a personal interview, she never dreamed that interview would end up being with Santa Clause. She thought she knew what Christmas was all about, but she learns some surprising things in her interview that will make a lifelong impact for her and her family. The Santa Report brings home the true meaning of Christmas.
My Twelfth Christmas
By Linda Ash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Rachel's young sons want to know the truth about Santa, she remembers her twelfth Christmas. The adventure she had with her Aunt Bethany on that Christmas long ago involved a sleigh, snow, and presents for an entire small town, and may just answer their questions. A heartwarming tale of cozy Christmas traditions and surprises, My Twelfth Christmas will touch the heart and delight the family.
Gone But Not Forgotten: A Christmas Story
By D.M. Wilmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
While quail hunting in the woods of his Uncle’s farm, an unexpected encounter leads Clay to Hartwin, a quaint little town along the Missouri River. During his visit, Clay finds new hope by discovering the fragility of life and family, and the timeless influence of choice through the lives of those that lived before him. The journey leads him full circle—back to the woods where it all began.
tren de vida
By jesus muñoz alconada
You set the price! Words: 2,470. Language: Spanish. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Un joven cualquiera decide hacer un viaje a ninguna parte para ver que puede pasar cuando es el destino que quien lleva el timon de los acontecimientos y sucede que........
GhiAna's Jewels
By Patricia Rachal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Written in a subtle C.S. Lewis style a young woman is taken back in time to the first Christmas to learn the true meaning of Christmas. Discover the surprises with her of jewels that have an unnatural feel and some that melt in her hands and what it all means. How will it all connect when she arrives back home to her husband and two young children?
Teaching Tania - The case of the cat crimewave
By James Gault
Price: Free! Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When the headstrong eleven year old Tania gets an idea, NOTHING can divert her from her goal. And nothing gets her going more than the discovery of some injustice in the world. Nor does the 'help' she gets from her somewhat cynical English tutor serve to temper the mayhem. Righting wrongs with Tania comes with considerable collateral damage.
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Doubting Thomas
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Six-year-old Tommy Ulrick saw Santas enter the Sutter house on Christmas Eve, the night the house got robbed. Tommy said Santa stole. No one believed him. When Tommy turns thirty, he decides to prove the Jolly Old Elf is one evil s.o.b. Tommy just doesn’t expect the J.O. Elf to threaten him. Turns out Santa takes that naughty or nice list very seriously. Very, very seriously.
The Spark: The Story of a Christmas Soon to Come
By Ray Foy
Price: Free! Words: 22,260. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Nicholas is a spirit with problems. His incarnations as Santa Claus will end if humanity's Christmas spirit isn't restored. Desperate, he seeks help from the Earth Mother, Gaia, who uses her remaining power to send him to a camp of homeless people where he must find a spark of true Christmas spirit. If he fails, he could disappear from the world, along with Christmas, forever.
The Magic Of Christmas - Customs & Traditions from Around the World
By Linda Alchin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Christmas is celebrated all around the world. Each country has different customs and traditions. Learn about the Christmas traditions around the world. Different countries celebrate in their own way including different dates, food, drinks which lead to a variety of diverse Christmas traditions around the World!
The Story of Santa Claus - The Secret Myths and Legends
By Linda Alchin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Learn about Santa Claus! His history, origins and the legends and myths which surround him. Santa’s house in the North Pole, his sleigh, the reindeers and their names, Santa’s good and bad list and his helpers - the Christmas Elves. Stories, jokes, quotes and poems about Santa Claus. In fact, just about everything you need to know about Santa
Nutball Season
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
According to Officer Nick Mantino, Nutball Season runs from Halloween to Christmas. This year, he has more than his usual number of nutballs. There’s the geezer who thinks he’s been cast in Miracle on 34th Street. There’s Mrs. Billings, who has told everyone she’ll shoot Santa if he lands on her roof. Now Nick wonders if he's becoming a nutball too.
Simply Christmas II
By Cappy Rearick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,290. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
Simply Christmas will take you back to your childhood when things were simple. It will make you laugh or cry with every turn of the page. Written from the heart by award winning author, Cappy Hall Rearick, Simply Christmas very simply brings your holidays to life once again.
Stirring Wishes
By Tara Manderino
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
0.5 star(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Elise has only one goal in mind: to make this the best possible Christmas for her younger brother, Harry. Lord Richard Stilton likes having his home to himself. The last thing he appreciates is his brother bringing in a frozen waif.
Keitai Friends
By James Pollard
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
Teaching English in Japan and selling drugs to friends and clients is Josh's ticket to popularity and reward. Content with this lifestyle, a quick detour, a magazine and a cell phone skew this path in a direction neither he nor his friends could have anticipated.(Manga insert edition) * 'Keitai Friends' is a chapter of 'Memoirs of a Vending Machine' also available at Smashwords