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My little Christmas story by David and Linda Broughton
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
Christmas is close, but there's no money in for any extras, not even a nice meal. What's a mother to do?. Friends help, it becomes a great Christmas, thanks in part to an unexpected source, the United States Marines.
Not a Drop to Drink by Patsy Collins
Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of seven short stories on the theme of water, all written by Patsy Collins.
Songs of Lesser Voices-A Holiday Short Short Story by Christina F. York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
Remember those kids who never made it into chorus? The ones who weren't in Glee? What happens to them when everyone goes caroling on Christmas Eve?
The MacLosers by Paul Moxham
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(3.23 from 13 reviews)
An unemployed architect thinks his prayers have been answered when he inherits a Scottish village. But when he takes his dysfunctional family to the Highlands, he finds the place in shambles, the locals standoffish, and the cunning caretaker determined to steal the property out from under him.
The Christmas Gift by John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A heartwarming story about a doll named Constance and how she learns to love a little girl named Sarah in the Great Depression. It takes place in 1937-38, when a homeless girl named Sarah steals the doll from a wealthy woman's house in Philadelphia. Sarah and Constance have many adventures, and both of them learn the value of opening their hearts to love.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales by John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of 13 wonderfully witty, superb suspense, and seriously sad fiction tales; situated in various locations from Japan, Australia, Philippines and New Zealand. The themes in the stories are as varied as the locations, with comedy, romance and suspense, sometimes in the one story. Lengths vary from 750 words to a 15,000 novella. Easily readable without a dictionary by your side.
A Long November and Other Tales of Christmas by Blake M. Petit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,430. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Duncan Marks is fed up with Christmas arriving in October, but his wife and son are Yuletide nuts. To make matters worse, the sudden appearance of a mysterious spirit makes it clear that the future of Christmas itself may rely on Duncan finding a way to open his heart. Duncan's story, and eight others by author Blake M. Petit, will give you the gift of new favorites you'll re-read each year.
A Camp Edson Christmas by Cynthia Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.00 from 1 review)
When Christina Brannigan and the summer camp counselors return to Camp Edson to help make Christmas for a group of displaced foster kids, will a freak ice storm and a power outage be the last events on the schedule?
Mother Maiden Crone by Jezebel Jorge
Series: Ring Dreams, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Fairy tales(5.00 from 1 review)
A Yule Celebration with the DeFliehr witches in Jezebel Jorge's Ring Dream series.
All I Want For Christmas is a V.R. Supercube by Dan Absalonson
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.00 from 1 review)
Christmas SHORT STORY Alfred Thompson can't wait to get his V.R. SuperCube game system this year for Christmas, but there's a problem. He overhears the school bully talking with his mom in the game shop and comes to a realization. He may have just found a way to never be bullied again, but it is going to cost him.
Christmas Beyond the Box by Josh Langston
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The holidays mean many things to many people. "Christmas Beyond the Box" takes that notion a great deal farther, and provides some truly unconventional looks at the season from some extraordinary perspectives. Suitable for all but the very young, there's sure to be a tale worth re-telling in this collection for many Christmases to come. Includes bonus novel excerpt from "Under Saint Owain's Rock."
The Frog's Pad Collection by David Grewcock
Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A small collection of short stories written by David Grewcock; including two first Chapters of the novels "The Floods of London" and "The Navigation Watch" available through Kindle publishing.
A Highland Feast by Millie McQuarrie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A beautiful story of how family, friendship and food can change your life. Set in the highlands of Scotland, this is the story of an average family escaping the city to start a new life. On their journey they meet a cast of fascinating and memorable characters and discover some wonderful recipes, each of which rounds off the chapters. A book to devour that leaves you wanting more.
Jesus Does Not Care by Sharon Cohen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 5 reviews)
It's Christmas time again and her friend gleefully declares, "Jesus Does Not Care". In this anthology of five thought-provoking, spiritually uplifting and at times heart-wrenching stories, Sharon Cohen tosses aside the wrappings and trappings of the season to ask the reader, "Are you ready for Christmas?"
Gabriel & Mr. Death by Susan J. Kroupa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Laurel Fork Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Gabriel is a coon hound with an unusual gift: he can see Mr. Death. He doesn’t think too hard on it until one Christmas Eve when Mr. Death comes for the person Gabriel loves most. He can’t let that happen, no sir, no way. A touching story about a dog’s love and loyalty and the healing power of family.
A walk through my memory lane by Amina Aslam
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Following is a translation from the writings of my mother, her trip to scotland. But it is more then a travel guide to scotland. It is a sumptuous saga unleashed through meditating mountains, talking rivers and wailing remains of "once splendid mansions". And most importantly it is a moment lived to the fullest and the feelings of heart truely felt by a mother and the sweetest human.
Christmas Lites by CreativeReviewPub
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dive into a world of variety—a world of spirit with this Creative Reviews anthology. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with some short stories that entertain and encompass the true meaning of Christmas? All proceeds of this book will be donated to the NCADV.
A Christmas in Amber by Scott William Carter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With a meteor on a collision course with Earth, a mass evacuation is underway for a privileged few - but not for an elderly man who must say goodbye to those he loves. A powerful Christmas tale that originally appeared in Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Placed fifth in the Analog AnLab Reader’s Poll of the best short stories of the year. Honorable mention in The Year’s Best Science Fiction.