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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: 1,990. 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?"
Ghosts of Blackwell Book 1 by S.M Bysh
Series: Blackwell Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: American English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ghosts of Blackwell (Book One: Blackwell Trilogy) Things go bump in the night. But not what you may think. More sinister is afoot. Darren Duncan Randall a new mild-mannered clerk at a new station, finds himself under the spell of a mysterious captivating figure. As Chaos ensues, can Darren break this spell before before death and disaster come knocking at the door.
Survival of the Christmas Spirit by Aimee Horton
Price: Free! Words: 13,660. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015 by velvetmorningpress. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Cooking for nineteen people will be a cinch!” Ever-optimistic Dottie Harris is preparing for the biggest and best Christmas celebration ever, and nothing—not even unexpected guests or running out of gin—will get her down. Can Dottie throw the perfect family Christmas (without so much as a swig of gin to help her through) or will preparing for the festivities get the best of her?
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 Birthday Bear by Tevin Hansen
You set the price! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Holiday » Family
When Alexia gets invited to a classmates 10th birthday party, she quickly finds out that something is terribly wrong. The Party Entertainer is not a man dressed up in a bear costume--he is an IMPOSTER. Alexia is the only one who knows this is a REAL bear with REALLY sharp teeth who wants to gobble them all up for lunch. Will Alexia be able to save her classmates from a clever bear?
A Christmas Carol - a Stage Adaptation by B K Buis
Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Charles Dickens' classic tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to life on the stage. This stage adaptation is true to the book and includes all of the famous characters: Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and the three Ghosts. It has also been performed several times onstage.
A Christmas Gift by Stella Wilkinson
Price: Free! Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Holly and Caleb had been best friends as children, growing up on the same street, but as teenagers they couldn't be further apart. When Caleb unexpectedly asked Holly to help him pick out a Christmas gift for his girlfriend, neither of them anticipated where it would lead. A young adult romantic comedy, from Stella Wilkinson, acclaimed author of The Flirting Games Series.
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 5 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
A Matter of Angels by Nyla Nox
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
'The Virgin Mary had more lines but I had the better costume.' Nine year old Nyla is cast as an angel in her school play. Well, at least she’s not a sheep. So far… This school production is not pretty. It opens up the cracks in the social and religious divides, and all those dark family secrets. Told with wry humour and compassion. For everyone who's ever been in a school play.
Wonka Presents! The Story of Joe's Christmas - Part Three by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hurrah! The final instalment of our Christmas Story and the race is on to make the wishes come true. Neddy has travelled home with little Joe from the magic of the Returns Dept and watches from his bedroom window as there is a new and exciting arrival into the empty flat below! Could this be the magical answer to those wishes? Do enjoy our story and tonight make your wish on that special star!x
The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner (Part 1) by Mark Green
Series: The Curse of the Lonesome Mariner. Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Straight by name and straight-laced by nature, Harry’s on a mission to sail a small boat 200 miles to reconcile with his father. The last thing Harry needs is any complications. But when Harry’s wayward brother entrusts him with a dog called Lacey, life suddenly gets very unpredictable. The fun loving terrier sets out to show Harry what life’s really all about, with disastrous consequences.
The Special Christmas Ornaments of Mr. Everett by Kristopher Mallory
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014 by Stealth Fiction. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Horror » General(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Hank tells about his holiday loving town during the the Christmas blizzard of '09, but things aren't as merry as they seem on the surface. He visits Mr. Everett, a harmless white haired old man who needs someone to watch over him until the morning. While there, he accidentally discovers the shocking secret of holiday cheer, and the truth could jeopardize how the world perceives Christmas spirit.
Revenge of the Sylph, The Yeti Uprising Part 2: An IPMA Adventure for Christmas 2014 by P. Edward Auman
Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2013 the IPMA Agents with the help of a pair of adolescents and the Northern Water Sprite tribe's princess, Qanik, ousted Jack Frost and his entranced Yeti Henchmen from the hostile take-over of Santa Claus' workshop and saved Christmas. But what did they do about Jack? Find out in this short "extra" story by P. Edward "Eddie" Auman.
Waiting For Santa Claus by Juliet Atherton
Price: Free! Words: 9,400. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Used to spending Christmas alone and apart from her now-grown children, hope arrives for Louise for a better festive season this year in the form of a phone call. But can it be the Christmas she had hoped for?
21 Songs For Caroling by Steve Elliott
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
"21 Songs For Caroling" is a collection of some of the most popular sacred and traditional Christmas carols in a handy e-book format designed to encourage the rich tradition of caroling.
The Christmas Key by J.E. Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
One Christmas Eve night, Stephen Swift prepares to end his life. In the process, he not only finds a reason to live but also learns that love is the greatest power of all. A hauntingly-beautiful Christmas short story.