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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Throwing Shade: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The last thing Cara Halpern expected to do at the office Christmas party was fall in love. But that’s exactly what happens when she goes looking for a hiding space after her boyfriend humiliates her and finds a lovelorn admirer in the mood to confess instead. And what’s a Christmas party for, if not to humiliate yourself – or fall in love?
Mister Perfect: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Dollar Jungle isn’t Mia Crawford’s idea of the perfect job. Then again, the cute older guy who comes in every night to hunt around for just the right Halloween decorations makes things a little easier. When Mia realizes her “mystery shopper” lives in the same trailer park, will she be brave enough to knock on his door? And if she does, will she discover a trick… or a treat?
Loving Reflections by LC Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(4.00 from 1 review)
What if those things that go bump in the night are real? How do you feel as you stand before your bathroom mirror at midnight? For Damon, the experience was far too real to be dismissed. The love of his life was not his fiancee, but a mysterious woman he couldn't touch until Halloween.
Betwixt by Evie Gaughan
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.'
Lakeside by Margaux Murray
Price: Free! Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family
When life long friends Charlie Matthews and Vernon Thompson get in a fight, it causes the two friendly families to turn on each other instantly. Just when you think the struggle is over, one member from each rivaling family suddenly goes missing.
Wonka Presents! 'The Story of Diva' - Part one by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Bad fairy crouched in the chest. Able to squeeze and squash into places rather like a mouse, she nestled there now; her purpose fulfilled as it was to read the Spell locked in there, and cast by good fairy for a puppy called Diva. The Spell unfolds, and through Diva we encounter the mortal world of beings and the clash of good and bad immortalised in the ancient kingdom of Fairy. It’s magic! x
A Hawaiian Shirt in Mexico by Keith Oakden-Rayner
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
On his first afternoon in Mexico, George finds himself at a beach bar frequented by strange characters with even stranger pasts. As happy hour progresses, George's mood turns from confusion to disbelief. Who are these people? A Hawaiian Shirt in Mexico is a surreal ride for anyone who has looked at a bad invention and wondered, "why?"
Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Hurrah! It is time for more Wonka, and the way of the Life Plan; even better now that Owner has found some new bedtime reading with a finger on the pulse of the universe - between this and Jung who is still hanging round the kitchen, can Wonka’s firm advice (dinner lady? You!) hold sway? Well do read the very latest to find out, stick the kettle on, feet up and enjoy. With our love of course.x
The Snowflake Sensations by Tiffany Tay
You set the price! Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What do you do when you have to leave the only home you ever knew? And in Christmas time? How can we pay our beloved bakery's debts, if we can barely make enough money in a day? We don't want to lose Snowflake Sensations...
Thailand by Dean Moriarty
You set the price! Words: 42,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
This is a book about Bangkok, travelling around Thailand and going beyond Thailand. It is from my personal experiences over three years travelling around Thailand and Asia. This book gives tips and advice that I have learned from trial and error and picked up along the way, some of which can only be found while living there.
Walking the Line by Nicola Marsh
Series: World Apart, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Finn Ahearn’s Irish luck runs out when he travels half way around the world to Sydney. The only way he can get back on stable footing is to accept a bartending job, working for tough Aussie bar owner Ellie Finch. Ellie is a decade older than Finn but that doesn’t stop the charming Irishman from wooing her. But can a smooth-talking Irishman sway a hard-hearted cynic to believe in love again?
Grasslands by D G Leigh
Series: Gap Year, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,960. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
“Grasslands” is actually the testimony I wrote for my lead character before my spy thriller “White Water”. This is the basic who, why and how it all started. You certainly won't be blown away with a magical work of literature genius (that's why it's FREE at Smashwords). Don't get me wrong though you'll still get an enjoyable coherent narrative that delivers a mystery and suspenseful adventure.
All I Want Is You by Tetonia Blossom
Price: Free! Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
For their first Valentine's Day outside of an ICU, Jack decides to go big. However, his over the top Valentine extravaganza is about to completely miss the mark. Nina loves her much simpler life with Jack and values their time more than any gift he could ever buy. Her Valentine wish is for a night alone at the cabin, only she doesn’t have the heart to tell Jack.
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.
Harmony's Magic Pyjamas by Angela Hope
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 8 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.
New Years Day by M. Matheson
Price: Free! Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, a serendipitous encounter sends an overly typical guy and America's most beautiful young starlet on a life-changing journey in her Ferrari.
Wonka Presents! A Story for New Year's Eve by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Wonka presents our very last surprise tale of the year, The Crossing Time, lying forgotten in a drawer. We must tell it, said Owner and who better to see in the New Year whilst the old one goes over, than Wonka telling this haunting tale. Meet Alice Snood and her cold ways, and the shadows that stay with her. Set in the old town of Hull, once again on this final eve, draw up a chair and enjoy!x