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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.
Anything but the Love Boat by Elka Hacker
Price: $2.80 USD. Words: 84,970. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is dedicated to crews working on international cruise ships. My years working on the high seas with the best known international cruise lines come together in this book. Not to compromise anybody, names, destinations, and routes have been changed. The stories you are about to enjoy come from my personal experience or my colleagues. Life at sea from crew perspective.
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.
Holidays With Sundae: Conversations With My Cat by Dr James T. Baker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,810. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
James Baker invites readers to participate in a conversations with his cat Sundae. Using holiday times as the conversation pieces, Sundae is comes through as real as person we know. Quick witted, critical, and a deft judge of human strengths and weaknesses; Sundae provides a barometer in which we can examine ourselves. Cat owners will instantly identify with Sundae's particular wisdom.
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."
Vote Alison MEP by Barry Tighe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011 by Can Write Will Write. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Alison is campaigning to become a Member of the European Parliament. Jady is Alison's campaign manager, plotting her election by Euro hook and Euro crook. Success will get him on the gravy train, with lifelong diplomatic immunity for any crimes he may commit. How will he get Alison and himself aboard? By demanding a Europe-wide yes-no referendum on the EU’s very survival. The EU is rattled...
Stories of the Season by Darragh Metzger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of odd, hilarious, touching, eerie, or simply entertaining science fiction, fantasy, paranormal, and romantic tales inspired by the Spirit of Christmas, by award-winning author, Darragh Metzger. Includes: Call of the Wild; And To All a Good Night; Long Distance; A Gift of Avalon; Merry Christmoose
Saint Nick and the Fir Tree by Nancy Adams
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
It's the day after Christmas and Saint Nick's on vacation. His first stop: the little town of Greenwood, where he meets a most unusual Tree. Nick and the Tree go out on the town, but a freak snowstorm brings their festivities to an unexpected conclusion.
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
Price: Free! Words: 4,390. 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
A Walk Before Sunrise by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
When Neil Phillips arrives home early to discover his fiancee in bed with his boss, it unleashes an amusing run of bad luck that ultimately lands him in the small town of Lighthouse Bay. So when a surprise romance with a sexy waitress named Lorraine sends his life hurtling in a new direction, you can bet this couple will learn the true meaning of giving love a second chance before the sun sets.
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(4.92 from 12 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 Holiday Explained-A Holiday Short Short Story by J. Steven York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A twisted tale of several holidays from the National Best-Selling author! Want to know the secret of how Santa Claus gets down all those chimneys? So does someone else, and a confrontation on a frozen rooftop exposes many secrets.
Coming of Age by Ros Glancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Jessica's husband of 34 years left her for a younger woman, she thought her life would be solitary thereafter. How wrong she is: with her children, grandchildren, friends and neighbours and Mother downing cans of Red Bull in her retirement home, plus the activities that go on in a small town, her life is often very funny. There is even new love. Humorous chicklit for the older woman.