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The Oyster Tapper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Inspirational
The Oyster tapper takes you into the lives of Soames and Pedro. It all began with their younger years, growing up in the sixties as best friends. Their shared love of Dune buggy’s and trail bike races and, Pedro’s working life in the oyster factory shucking oysters each day after school. However, one day, quite by chance, they discover Soames has a unique and valuable gift!
The gift that saved Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Family
This is a story one little boy’s generosity at Christmas time. It follows the child’s unselfish gift to Santa Claus all the way to the North Pole.
A Firefly for Thanksgiving
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Family
War is never fair and Afghanistan is a long way from sunny California. Jason knew the first time he met Karyn in the book store that she was unique. They soon found that war is an enemy and so is time. Love will find a way home.
Man in the Corner: A Holiday Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mae Taylor and her son Josiah just want to be left alone after the divorce. Their plans to start over are jostled when they move next door to Mr. Tom, a lonely widower and retired school teacher. Together, this unlikely trio finds a second chance at faith, hope and love with help from Gettysburg, cookbooks, an attic secret and two 'Christmas ghosts.'
8 Christmas Stories: Including A Letter to Santa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Christmas is save by all kinds of folks: Elves, little girls, little boys, an angel in search of wings, and even a snake! What more could we ask for a Merry Christmas?
GhiAna's Jewels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Written in a subtle C.S. Lewis style a young woman is taken back in time to the first Christmas to learn the true meaning of Christmas. Discover the surprises with her of jewels that have an unnatural feel and some that melt in her hands and what it all means. How will it all connect when she arrives back home to her husband and two young children?
Aunt Ginny's Crudtastic Christmas Sweaters - A Cute Christmas Story for Kids
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Johnathan hates it when Aunt Ginny comes to stay for the Holidays. Every year it's the same - Johnathan gets an ugly-pugly Christmas sweater from Aunt Ginny. Not only that, he has to give up his room for a whole week too. But as Johnathan sits and thinks about how horrible his life is, long forgotten Christmas memories come flooding back to him. A cute Christmas story for kids age 7 up.
A Christmas Card: A collection of Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a collection of Christmas stories to warm the heart.
Pen Pals
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 24,750. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Holiday » Family
PEN PALS is novel that tells the story of two women – Bernie from Newark, New Jersey and Mags from Sheffield, England – through the letters they wrote to each other as pen pals from 1955 to the present. It was inspired by my mother's real-life relationship with her pen pal that lasted for over 50 years.
The Missing Figurine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Emma mourns the death of her husband during the Christmas season, but finds hope in the story of Anna the prophetess. 2000 word short story.
Memories, Mother and a Christmas Addiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Author Lorina Stephens offers up three tender Christmas stories about Barbara Brown, from ages four through fifteen, set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, WWII, and the indigence of a fatherless home.
A CHRISTMAS DREAM Faith, Hope and Charity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,170. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Sylvester Calabrello and his family face a precarious Christmas with his grandson Joey diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. Sylvester is determined to give Joey a very special Christmas. However, unbeknownst to Sylvester, Jesus has blessed his family and has chosen eight-year-old Joey to be His righteous leader to usher in His second coming. Jesus’ plans start to unfold in Joey’s dream.
The Waking House
You set the price! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A matriarch's death brings her three children back to the house where they grew up. This short story first appeared in Line Zero Issue 5, November 2011.
Special Delivery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A grieving young woman tells the story of how she met the woman who would become her adopted grandmother. It all begins with an unlikely threesome in an elevator at Christmas time.
Christmas In America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Janice Bridges was born in Rapid City, SD, but her parents moved to Jamaica after wards. She has never seen the snow, or felt the cold. This Christmas the family chooses to spend in Rapid City. Will she freeze to death, or find warmth and romance from a friendly neighbor?
Relatively Wet Summer
Series: Relative Summer Trilogy, Second. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ten year old twin boys Nigel and Michael are treated to a week's holiday exploring the English waterways in a narrowboat. The rest of the family come along and make sure that the summer of 1977 will never be forgotten.
A Sleep To Startle Us (A Christmas Tale of Charles Dickens)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
After visiting the Field Lane ragged school in Saffron Hill, Charles Dickens is so despondent he decides to give up writing long before he pens his famous A Christmas Carol. Then one night while napping in his favourite armchair, his soon-to-be-written fictional ghost decides to visit and take him on a journey that not only changes his life, but inspires him to write his now-famous story.
Real Estate Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Real Estate EMPIRE is a set of rules designed to take advantage of the board and equipment supplied in standard Monopoly game. Why pay for a new board if you can use something you already own? These rules have none of the annoying elements of the original game. Real Estate EMPIRE is not endorsed, approved by or associated with Monopoly or its owners, assignees, licensees or distributors.
A Cricket's Christmas: The Bethlehem Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Chirp is a cricket living in a Bethlehem manger. He thinks he has no gifts or talents and wonders why he can't climb in the rafters like his spider friends. He is about to experience all the miracles that accompanied the birth of Jesus Christ, and it will change his life and that of his friends forever.
Shoes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dying homeless man promises a reward to a friend if he will take him to a church at Christmas. When they arrive, the homeless man discovers the church has suffered some deterioration.