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Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Christmas Truce by Sean McLachlan
Series: Trench Raiders, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Christmas 1914: In the cold, muddy trenches of the Western Front, there is a strange silence. As the men of a crack English trench raiding team enjoy a rare day of peace, they begin to fraternize with the Germans in No Man’s Land. But when the English recognize some enemy trench raiders who recently launched a deadly attack on their position, can they keep the peace through the Christmas Truce?
Makeshift Angel by Jean Louise
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Emily wants to be sure that Santa gets her Christmas wish, and according to schoolyard rumor, that's a job for snow angels. Trouble is, there's not much opportunity to make snow angels in Florida. So Emily has to come up with Plan B..... A short, short story.
The Shelf on the Elf: Holiday Leftovers by Andrew Shaffer
Price: Free! Words: 9,970. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014 by 8th Circle Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
THE SHELF ON THE ELF collects five off-beat, humorous holiday essays and short stories by New York Times bestseller Andrew Shaffer, one of which ("Hunting Season") was written exclusively for the collection. This book has it all: Santa Claus, holiday pickles, a knife-wielding man.
La fin de Noël, un conte sanglant by Frédéric Raymond
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: Canadian French. Published: December 10, 2014 by La Maison des viscères. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Quand au pied de chaque sapin repose un lutin, Une colère terrible possède le père Noël. Cette année, le temps des fêtes sera rouge. Rouge sang.
A Christmas Wedding (Desert Kings 2.5) by Jennifer Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Sam Al Kilanjar attempts to negotiate her first holiday season in a country with different customs, a big fat Ubarite wedding and the arrival of her drama-loving family. Veronica Baxter is excited about her wedding to Zadir Al Kilanjar, but worries that her estranged parents will ruin everything. Can they find Christmas miracles among the madness and enjoy the weddings they’ve dreamed of?
The Forgotten Ornament Strikes Back by Leslie Lee
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The third installment of the saga of the Forgotten Ornament finds the little girl in a far off place where courage and honor are needed at this Christmas.
My First Christmas Tree by A.K. Downs & R. Brooks
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
My First Christmas Tree is our first book celebrating the Christmas spirit with readers of all ages. In the story, a young boy finally receives the answer to his Christmas prayers as he joins his new family. Along the way, he meets a Douglas Fir Christmas tree named Dougie. Both boy and tree learn about the healing power of true Christmas spirit, especially when shared together with loved ones
The Invasion of Tork by Claire Davis & Al Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 19,210. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. Adam is cool, intelligent and drop-dead gorgeous. All the guys tell him so! Tork is clever and funny. He makes origami models and reads Dickens. Tork has green hair and makes Adam's heart race with longing. But Tork is homeless and not at all impressed with Adam's attitude. Can Adam see past his fear and arrogance? Can Tork give Adam a chance?
The Christmas Trust by M. Matheson
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.
Holiday Short Stories by Jayne Amanda Maynes
You set the price! Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this collection each show acceptance of others simply because they are, once the preconceived conception of others needing to fit in a molds constructed by a society lost in dogma.
Angel Gifts by Mia Rodriguez
Series: Snowy Christmas. Price: Free! Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
In this sequel to "A Christmas Passage", a whole year has gone by since that fateful night when Snowy delivered the gifts. This year, she and Alma Aurora are off again on another amazing and eye opening adventure. Quirky, whimsical, and fast paced. This heartwarming out-of-the-box Christmas story is just what the doctor ordered for the crass materialism of the season.
The Last Supper by Sarina Dorie
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(3.50 from 2 reviews)
“The Last Supper,” is a 250 word flash fiction story in the form of a list of suggestions for baking yams--which may or may not be from this world. This is a humorous sci-fi take on the Thanksgiving holiday.
Christmas Day at the Sweet Angel Mine by Lindsay Johannsen
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”.
Sandra's Christmas Memory Box by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
What would you do if you payed mother a surprise visit at Christmas and discovered all the gifts the family had sent her over the last five years displayed on her dining room table, - all unused and with the wrapping paper close by. Hopefully you'd handle the situation with care the way Leanne did and not turn the situation into a screaming match that would get your mother's back up.
The Road to Skye by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
American tourist Ian MacCleod is traveling through Scotland, when he learns of the Isle of Skye and takes a detour to visit it.
Halloween Night: A Short Story by M.J. Fontana
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(2.50 from 2 reviews)
James is alone on Halloween night. His parents go to a Halloween Party, but never return. The search for James's parents begins.
Midnight Ghost by Manelle Oliphant
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween(5.00 from 1 review)
A man is in love with a ghost who makes it clear what she thinks of him. This is a short story with 2 illustrations.
The Cheating Heart by Troy Veenstra
Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Veenstra/Exploited Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Cheating on your Dark Arts lover may lead to you being her next satanic sacrifice... Nothing is worse than a woman scorned, except maybe one that has the Devil on her side...
Fixing the Angel's Wings by Kathy Bosman
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A short Christmas story to cheer the heart. Tessa's come to the end of her strength as a single mom. Christmas Eve fills her with sadness because she can't provide a festive day for her kids. When they all go out to buy some stationery to make Christmas decorations, the whole family is in for a surprise when they meet Clark, an assistant closely resembling Santa Claus.
Cat House by Emily Follett
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
When Mrs. Brittle died, she left her mansion to her cats. Sixteen-year-old Erin has been desperate to find work and a high paying position cat sitting the late Mrs. Brittle’s thirty-seven cats seems like a dream job—until spooky things start to happen. Read what happens Halloween night, when Erin invites her two best friends and the boy she likes over to the Cat House.