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The Sprite And I by Rob Shelsky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. 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..
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.
Haunted Spouse by Heather MacAllister
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A girl, a guy, and a haunted house. When Frizzie Lizzie, the scream queen, and her ex, the architect, collaborate on building a haunted house, will love stand a ghost of a chance?
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.
A Reason to Stay by C H Clepitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Who would have thought that being knocked out by a plus sized mannequin would lead to a complete life change? Stephen is stuck in a rut: dead-end job, no romantic prospects, no hope. A series of bizarre accidents look set to change his path forever.
Murder Trims the Tree (A Gertie Johnson Christmas Novella) by Deb Baker
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Gertie and her cohorts decide to do their court-ordered community service at the local assisted living home during the Christmas season, they get more than they (plea) bargained for. "A hoot with a heart." Cozy Library
A Smoky Mountain Christmas by Carol DeVaney
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Think Sandra Bullock meets country hunk. Wacky fresh and funny characters are stranded together in a Smoky Mountain snowstorm three days before Christmas. Until Tina Cole lands on writer Hank Gordon's doorstep, everything she thought she wanted means nothing without love. Hank Gordon has sworn off women, except the sassy Southern princess steals his heart. Rollicking, passionate, humorous, romance
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.
Naughty: Nine Tales of Christmas Crime by Steve Hockensmith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of hilarious short stories, you'll see what thieves, killers and psychos get up to come the holidays...and it's not baking cookies. Originally published in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazines, these nine tales from short story master Steve Hockensmith (Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Holmes on the Range) are sure to have you ho-ho-hoing from the first page to the last.
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."
Bangkok Kiss by David Thompson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 97,840. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Join David, an Englishman in Thailand, on his adventure to discover the truth about this wonderful country. His journey to find the home of the woman he loves takes him off the beaten track, away from the tourist destinations and far away from the bars of Bangkok. A story of love, sacrifice and passion that will test your emotions to the limit. This is what living in Thailand is really all about!
Vampire Thanksgiving: A YA Short Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
Why do vampires love Thanksgiving? Why, it's the one day of the year they can eat humans, guilt free! Well, certain humans anyway... Find out who in this YA Paranormal story perfect for the holidays, or any time of year.
Stories of the Season by Darragh Metzger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of odd tales inspired by the Spirit of Christmas. 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.
Will You Please Fuck Off? by Robert MacLean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,400. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Toby in London and Paris and by the Greek sea. Sophisticated humor in three novella-length adventures of tutor / tour guide / gigolo Toby Tucker, part of the series. From the Foreign Matter reviews: “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
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.