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Sun on the Rocks - The OOL Broderie
Series: Sun on the Rocks, Holy Flower Trilogy 3. Price: Free! Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Teleoperator Clarity Nice investigates two wealthy women lured to marry each other within the Church headed by Cassandra Scafarel in Bahrain, the Church of the Holy Flower. Following indications of a conglomerate with ties to the kingdom, Clarity´s mission is to prevent the partly naked bridal union of the neophytes, who are debating who will be naked and who will wear the broderie wedding dress.
Death Is Becoming
Price: Free! Words: 12,710. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
This Halloween, college girl, Erin Kowalkski, battles cancer once again. But this time, she has questions and she’s dying to know the answers. What will her dreams and aspirations, all she’s learned, felt and experienced, amount to when she’s gone? What will she become? Guided by a hot new patient and chased by a menacing wraith, Erin learns more about life and death than she’d ever imagined.
The Jack-o-Lantern Box
Price: Free! Words: 41,560. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
It's an old-fashioned Hallowe'en -- 1970's style. Two little girls who love everything spooky -- along with a big sister who can't stop trying to scare them -- plot the orangest and blackest Halloween they can, in this trick-or-treat bag of a book.
The Adventure of the Christmas Vampires
Series: Team Girl, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 22,060. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
On Christmas Eve, Connie, daughter of Eile and Sunny of Team Girl, runs away from home to become a vampire. Giovanna Borgia, the vampire BFF of Team Girl, invites her to a vampire Christmas party in a cemetery and introduces her to a little girl vampire. Unfortunately, some vampire hunters have decided to crash the party, and they have targeted Connie and her new friend. This is a short story.
The Vampire in the Vampire Costume: A YA Halloween Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Grace has been watching the cute guy in the vampire costume long enough to know he isn’t just role playing: dude’s the real thing. So what do the only zombie and the only vampire – both sworn enemies – do in a town like Nightshade on the night called Halloween? Become better acquainted, of course. But their friendship is tested when another monster crashes their party – in a costume all his own!
Bud's Christmas Wish
Series: Bud's Christmas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
RONE 2012 Best Short Story Finalist from InDTale Magazine (Recognition of Novel Excellence)
Christmas Jack-o'-Lantern
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?
The Adventure of Immanuel
Series: Team Girl, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The night before Christmas is a time of miracles. Eile and Sunny do all they can to make this true for the homeless women and their children living in Pastor Sjauken's shelter. But there is another force at work this night, which makes use of the Girls for its own ends, even though they are unaware of it at the time. This is a short story.
Sleepless in Snowflake: A Heartwarming Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s Molly’s first Christmas without her husband, which might explain why she’s shown up at her mother’s nursing home, desperate for a visit. When a chef busy preparing Christmas brunch overhears and invites her into his kitchen, the two make Christmas a little less lonely… This 3,960-word short story is 21 pages long.
A Halloween Heart: A Romantic Holiday Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Gemma Mathers is a tour guide at "Frightening Footsteps," a Ghost Walk company in Snowflake, South Carolina. It's Halloween and when only one guest shows for the tour, Gemma can hardly believe her good fortune at being stuck with handsome, young Greg Saunders all night. Or *is* it too good to be true? As real haunts start coming fast & furious, Gemma is convinced this will be a night to remember!
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.
The Ghost in the Aisle Seat: A YA Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's Christmas Eve and Haley Smythe is working the late shift at Snowflake Cinema. But she's not alone. At her side is a notorious local ghosthunter, out for his biggest scoop. And in Theater 6 is a man who claims to see his wife in that very cinema, only on Christmas Eve. As the three converge on this holiday night, secrets will be revealed and all will meet... The Ghost in the Aisle Seat.
The Werewolf On Christmas: A YA Paranormal Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Jace Thompkins is spending his third Christmas at Paranormal Place, a government "rehab" facility for werewolves, lycans and shifters. When his family visits, his sister gives him a gift he's not sure he can accept: a hairpin, while the guards aren't looking. Will Jace use it to escape, even though he can't control what he does after he morphs? Or will he hide it... if only from himself?
Zombie Eve: A YA Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
It’s Christmas Eve and the zombie known as “Scout” is doing her job: scouting out freshly dug graves for the rest of her zombie pals. But when she comes across a young kid guarding the nearest graveyard, the two strike up an unlikely friendship that turns into a bond only something like the holidays can forge.
A Christmas Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Wilhelm Cringle has it all: money, fame and musical talent. But an unexpected visit during his concert will make him remember things better forgotten. Will he play, or come home to the woman of his past?
Locks of Her Hair
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
There was a legend about the sugar cane fields. Everybody knew not to go in there after dark, especially under the light of the harvest moon. Andrew's Uncle Joe disappeared in there. The only trace ever found of him was his partially smoked cigar. One October night, Andrew set out to discover what happened to Uncle Joe. He took his younger sister with him and went looking for his missing uncle.
The Ghost of Leonard Korn
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
On Halloween night, a young boy and his three friends set out to search for the ghost that has haunted their small town for decades. The four youths learn that searching for a ghost can be more perilous than they ever imagined.
The Christmas Find
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In this short story full of the Christmas spirit, a woman digging through a flea market table finds a treasure that reminds her of a Christmas long ago. Can the past be recaptured by looking into a snow globe?
Secret Santa
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(4.00 from 1 review)
Enjoy this heartwarming short Christmas story of a Christmas store owner who finds herself in a Christmas gift exchange. How can the "Santa" ever surprise a person who for Christmas, it's just business?
The Waking House
You set the price! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.