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The Sprite And I by Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What happens when a man finds a water sprite in his kitchen sink? And worse, what if it has an agenda? For Harold, with a hangover from a Christmas party, this is exactly what happens. Worse, the sprite insists Santa has been "spirited" away by an evil Vila, and so must be saved. For Harold, the reluctant hero, and committed nonbeliever in fairy creatures, this is all just too a little too much..
Crap from the Magi by Brent D. Seth
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Caroline's mother-in-law was notorious for passing along old junk for the Holidays. This year, she out did even herself, proving that a poorly chosen gift has consequences.
The Halloween Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Indie Eclective: What is it, who are they, and why can they spell neither “eclectic” nor “collective” correctly? The Indie Eclective is an ensemble of authors operating under the assumption that Readers like Good Books. The Halloween Collection showcases spooky reads from nine very different authors.
Über den Wolken by Rainer Stenzenberger
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: German. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
NOTE: This is a German short film screenplay which won a 1st prize for best dialogue! In diesem Kurzfilmdrehbuch beobachten wir die beiden Fensterputzer Kalle & Ranjid bei der Arbeit an einer Hochhausfassade. Die amüsante Geschichte gewann den ersten Preis für die beste Dialogszene beim renommierten Writing Tournament 2005 in Berlin.
Deadly Magic (A Grace Holliday Cozy Mystery) by Elisabeth Crabtree
Price: Free! Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When toy maker, Grace Holliday, attends a magic show on Halloween, she is surprised to discover her boss' wife planning to appear as a magician's assistant. She's even more surprised when the lady dies on stage a few hours later. Was it a tragic accident, suicide or murder? Grace is convinced it was murder and the only question she has is which one of her co-workers is a murderer.
On the Terrace by Christine Brand
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story. A sunny summer holiday. A few days relaxing in the corner of the bar terrace and observing a mixed bunch of guests.
Of Yellow Snow and Christmas Balls by LC Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Aren't holiday family portraits wonderful? Come read the story of how one of ours became known as "Yellow Snow and Christmas Balls."
Xmas Is Near! by Ted Ringer
Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Joy to the World! A free pre-Christmas present celebrating the spirit of the season and literacy everywhere! The Christmas spirit displaces Christmas-present greed in this charming, fun & touching Twitter novel, now available as a complete eBook. A holiday story for all ages and all perspectives. Author and illustrator Ted Ringer wishes you all the best this holiday season, and in the New Year.
All That Glitters by Stacey James
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
All that glitters is...Ivy Bloom. After toiling behind the counter at Glitter's Department Store for the past five years, she's ready to make an exit. But not before the store's notorious holiday party gets underway. How will the snooty women, most of them former high school classmates, of incredible wealth feel about her dazzling exit? *This short story was a 600 word challenge.
The Feast of Stevens by Kristen Stieffel
You set the price! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
On a space station far from Earth, animal liberationists inadvertently jeopardize thirty-eight innocent turkeys. The station’s cook, Stevens, ensures the fowl shall not have died in vain. In this science fiction Christmas comedy, cultures clash, hearts are won, and dinner is served.
Holiday Horror Classics Presents: True Love? by Fred Rum
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Burnt Orange. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Holiday Horror Classics' third inclusion to the collection of holiday madness. The series consists of entertaining scary stories surrounding American Holiday themes and the horrors they may bring. This short story asks what is True Love? and tells of an unconventional St. Valentine's Day celebration. ( may not be suitable for audiences younger than 16 years of age). Happy Love Day
Pebbleton-On-Edge by D A Gregory
Price: Free! Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.91 from 11 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
Barnaby's Shorts (Volume One) by Barnaby Wilde
Series: Barnaby's Shorts. Price: Free! Words: 31,720. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Ten short stories, including The Monkey Faced Boy, The Holey Oak, The Accidental Bank Job,The Horse that ran with the Wind and others. A mixed bag of tales ideal for reading on a plane or in a train. Gentle humour, a touch or sci fi, and a twist at the end.
A Visit from Naughty Claus by RyFT Brand
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Tricorner Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bad kids get coal; really bad kids get a visit from Naughty Claus. Free until December the thirty-first—Happy Holidays!
Sherman's Thanksgiving Dinner by Beth Bernier Pratt
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In SHERMAN'S THANKSGIVING DINNER, Sherman the cat finds his human getting ready to go out on Thanksgiving Day -- without Sherman! What's a cat got to do to get himself a good Thanksgiving dinner? A holiday story from a feline viewpoint.
Self-Help 101 or: How to Survive a Bombardment With Minimal Injury by L.G. Keltner
Series: Self-Help 101. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Book 2 in the Self-Help 101 Series Dani Finklemeier finished and self-published her first book, but she still isn't rich. Now she must survive a 4th of July holiday with her family, all while knowing that her parents have more knowledge about her relationship with her boyfriend than she ever wanted them to know. If she survives the holiday, she'll at least have enough material for another book.
Clara Claus (Snowflake Triplet #1) by Alexandra Lanc
Series: Snowflake Triplet, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A bestseller! Jack Frost has been trying to destroy Christmas for years, and in order to save his job must complete a task he deems impossible -- until he meets Santa's granddaughter Clara, who begins to change his view of what Christmas is all about. Book 1 in the Snowflake Triplet.
Bah, Humbug! (A Romantic Comedy Christmas Novella) by Heather Horrocks
Price: Free! Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Lexi's kids love the Jared Strong novels, written by Kyle, who beheads a snowman to hide his villain’s ‘weapon’ inside. Unfortunately, the snowman was for Lexi’s TV show. Can there be more than unlikely friendship for a woman afraid to get close and a man with childhood shadows? Families join together and hearts are healed as this couple goes walking in a winter wonderland.