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Keeping Mum: Saturday 22nd March
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Price: Free! Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When modern-day Scrooge Hetty Loveridge saw the opportunity to exploit an inheritance tax loophole for her children, she took it. She need only live seven more years. One week shy, she keels over, dead. Peter and Kate get more than they bargained for as they attempt to fool the tax-man into believing their mother is still alive.
Her Mother's Day Miracle (a Mother's Day novella)
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Series: Holiday Babies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Following his wife's death, nothing will stop Riley Mathis giving his daughter a safe and stable life. Having moved to Point St. Claire, Maine, he finds himself with the neighbor from hell. Aster Lawrence could do without her new neighbour poking around. But how can she keep her distance - keep surviving - when Riley, and his baby are both so easy to love.
The Bachelor's Cottontail Bundle (An Easter Novella)
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Series: Holiday Babies, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This Easter weekend, New York advertising legend Mitch Ryan could do with a little help from above. He has three days to smash out a winning campaign. Now an abandoned baby has been left on his high-rise office doorstep. Bad enough Child Protective Services can’t help until Monday. Worse is the question regarding paternity. What would Mitch do without his efficient (and very hot) Finance Director?
Stolen Valentine Kiss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,610. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Holiday Series, 1 - Two hearts...One Love. One broken heart. Two grieving minds. An unplanned holiday to New Jersey is her perfect getaway from the stress and emotional turmoil locked in her heart, just what she needs to take her mind off her troubles. That's until she runs into Logan. One Stolen Valentine Kiss. Will Valentine season bring them romance or will their fears keep them apart?
Relatively Wet Summer
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Series: Relative Summer Trilogy, Second. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(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.
Short Shorts & Longer Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 54,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(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.
Thanksgiving With the Ex
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Christina files for divorce from her husband of 5 years her mother doesn't take 'no' for an answer, and invites him to Thanksgiving dinner hoping that they'll reconcile. Only Christina has been harboring a secret throughout their marriage. In the end they have to make the decision whether or not their marriage is worth fighting for or if the secret was bigger than their union all along.
Dysappearance: A Chronicle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,390. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Set in the small suburb of Campamento on the outskirts of Gibraltar,in the late 1960s,the fifteen-year-old narrator acts as the lens through which the events of one summer are viewed: her sister’s failed attempts at attracting the boy she seriously fancies, the betrayal by her university friend and the unorthodox parenting of her parents.
The MacLosers
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Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(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.
Christmas With the Kings, Kings of Montana Bonus Book
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Price: Free! Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: 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.
Christmas Beyond the Box
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Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(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."
Chrissy's Wish
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Series: Paranormal/Time Travel. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011 by TM Simmons. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Chrissy is even willing to give up her one selfish wish for a dolly if God will only send someone to dry her Aunt Polly's tears for Christmas. Angels Jo and Matthew are assigned the task of fulfilling Chrissy's wish, but neither is too sure Sam, a face from Polly's past, is the right choice. Still, they are determined to fill these three lives with joy for Christmas and ever after.
The Holiday Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(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 Christmas Star (A Christmas Novella)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
When an old woman makes a wish upon a Christmas star, miracles start to happen. A manipulative angel and a zany Christmas season are exactly what it takes to get Jason and Elise in the same vicinity again. But can they forgive each other and forget old resentments and hurts? Well, Christmas is a perfect time for miracles.
Shambles
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Price: Free! Words: 44,070. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Shambles is a collection of quick reads. Here you will find short stories, silly verse and something for the young at heart.
Gone But Not Forgotten: A Christmas Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
While quail hunting in the woods of his Uncle’s farm, an unexpected encounter leads Clay to Hartwin, a quaint little town along the Missouri River. During his visit, Clay finds new hope by discovering the fragility of life and family, and the timeless influence of choice through the lives of those that lived before him. The journey leads him full circle—back to the woods where it all began.
The Book of Adam: Autobiography of the First Human Clone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010 by Doublethumb Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(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.