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The Old Occidental Writers' Hotel by Jennifer Manson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,090. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring fiction. Lisa's approach to life has always been wild optimism with a back-up plan of burying her head in the sand. When she finds herself without husband, home or income, it becomes clear these strategies won't work. With survival a pressing concern, wouldn't it make sense to forget her dream - to renovate a hotel – and focus on the need to renovate her life?
Bulk Goon by Martin Chambers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama(4.00 from 1 review)
When school leavers arrive at Rottnest Island for end-of-year celebrations they find overzealous police and no beer. But an aspiring business student hits upon a simple and profitable plan. Between parties on the beach, pies at the bakery, and lots of healthy outdoor activities, what could possibly go wrong?
Spirit of the Season by Kent Richardson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,870. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
For a number of people, the holidays can be the most difficult time of the year. Some choose this occasion to confront their personal demons...even if they have to go back a generation to do so. James Downey is such a person. Spirit of the Season takes a realistic and poignant look at two men in the crossroads of their lives as they assess their true value to themselves and their fellow man.
Jesus Does Not Care by Sharon Cohen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration(5.00 from 6 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?"
The Moment of Change by Jennifer Manson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring Women's Fiction 28-year-old Ocean has been running her whole life – away from something, searching for something – not even she knows. Arriving in Picton after a long journey and embraced by the dark, dramatic hills of the Marlborough Sounds, she senses the wild Merry-go-round is finally spinning to a stop. Set in New Zealand.
The Hell House Experience by Danita Whyte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by Torch Legacy Publications. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Menzie and Makala were best friends but on Halloween night they go through an experience that will change their lives forever...
The Valley of the Christmas Trees by David Rucker
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
All dressed up and no place to go? Not so fast! Christmas trees have a life too. Magic sparkle dust from the wands of Christmas eve gnomes transports them all, for one hour only, to The Valley of the Christmas Trees. Contests, present making, and the annual parade await. How do we know this to be true? Read this account of a young boy and his unusual Christmas Eve adventure. Ages 8 and up.
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 » 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.
The Christmas Gift by John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls, Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls(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.
Alex’s Special Christmas! by C D Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a Santa story for 1 to 5 year olds. Three of Santa’s reindeer have come down with the flu. Santa is worried! He must make his Christmas Eve trip to all the good little boys and girls in the world. He believes he has the answer if he uses the stars to guide him. First, he must go to Alex’s house and talk to Doggie and if Doggie agrees, Santa will be able to use his Magical Star Dust.
Finding Thanksgiving by Nancy Deswik MacCreery
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. 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.
Douglas' Big Christmas by Mary Tomasi Dubois
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
Does it hurt a Christmas Tree when you cut it down? That's what Doug, the little tree, wants to know when he finds out he's being raised on a Tree Farm and his biggest job is to be cut down and decorated by some family. "CUT DOWN!" Doug tried to pull his roots out of the ground, he had never felt so stuck before. But he discoveres it's not that scary and he even enjoys the big surprise.
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.
8 Christmas Stories: Including A Letter to Santa by Ray Mathews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
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?