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A Dangerous Nativity by Caroline Warfield
Price: Free! Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Holiday » Family
The Earl of Chadbourn feels trapped managing his widowed sister’s ruined estate and grieving son. Loneliness overwhelms him, but the woman who handles the neighboring farm brilliantly draws him like a moth to flame. With Christmas coming, can they repair the damaged estate and far more damaged family? Dare they hope for love in the bargain? Previously published in Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem.
Christmas With the Kings, Kings of Montana Bonus Book by Vanessa Bartal
Price: Free! Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ethan Prescott didn't set out to have a horrible holiday. Instead, he was looking for an idyllic getaway with his girlfriend in Montana. But from the beginning nothing went right, and especially not the fact that he fell in love with a local. Now his life is in a tailspin as he tries to figure out not only what he wants, but how to have it all. And with a little help from the Kings, maybe he can.
The Holiday Collection by The Eclective
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 1 review)
“The Holiday Collection” is the second anthology of short stories from the Indie Eclective: A group of nine authors crossing genres. These holiday-themed stories range from serious to humorous, and all express the sentiments of the season in their own “Eclective” way.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone by Robert M. Hopper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Adam's memoir draws us into a world where it's soon common to have your genetic twin born after your death: the bigotry he faces in youth, haunting dreams of the man from whom he was cloned, and his inner search for his soul. A search shadowed by his fear of death and a multigenerational family drama in which, like the House Atreus, the players seem fated to struggle with the sins of the father.
Forever Country by Brenda Kennedy
Series: The Rose Farm Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Ten years ago, Abel Kennedy was anxious and excited to leave his country upbringing behind, and find his way in the world as a professional boxer. Abel now returns home for the holidays to his country roots after his championship fight with Bobby Grether. During his visit home, Abel learns how little a person needs to be truly happy.
Finding Thanksgiving by Nancy Deswik MacCreery
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
In this short story, a young woman transplanted to North Carolina finds she has more challenges to finding her way around than most. But although she’s often at loss for words, don’t underestimate her -- she may make the best of the situation.
The Christmas Angel by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
To save her husband and infant daughter Mary must walk through a snow storm to find help.
Upon A Midnight Clear by Ian Thomas Healy
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories(4.00 from 3 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
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.