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The Old Silk Hat, A Frosty The Snowman Prequel
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Series: IPMA Shorts (Institute for the Preservation of Magical Artifacts), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a short story from author P. Edward Auman about the origin of Frosty's old silk hat and has been dedicated to Emilie Parker and the other nineteen children of the Sandy Hook Elementary, Conn. tragedy. This story is a heart felt explanation of how the old silk hat gained its magical properties through the experiences of love. It may be shared with your children and loved ones.
A Time in the Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,430. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A man sets out to tell stories to his family that they may learn things from them, and winds up sounding like a prophet. He later finds out he is going to die of a rare disease, and asks his wife's life long friend to care for his family after he is gone, and even sanctions his spouse's marriage to the life long friend of his wife. then everything falls apart with a surprise ending
Man in the Corner: A Holiday Story
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Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(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 solo 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.'
December Frost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A year after the holiday season which changed everything for her entire family, Maeve McCarthy gathers with her grown children on Christmas Eve. While Catherine McCarthy's husband lay dying she was in another man's arms--his brother's. Just as the dust begins to settle, Maeve McCarthy and her family are in for a Christmas Surprise that will stir everything up again...
Two Tales for Christmas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Two Christmas-y short stories — "Nativity" and "Nolan McGarry: Space Hobo."
Mother Maiden Crone
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Series: Ring Dreams, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Yule Celebration with the DeFliehr witches in Jezebel Jorge's Ring Dream series.
Toys, Lights and Trinkets
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The stories in this eclectic trilogy are unrelated, except for their setting at the end of year holiday season. The first must be saddled with the based on true events disclaimer; the next is related just the way it really happened; and the last story is pure fantasy.
The Perfect Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The spirit of Christmas helps two sisters make peace with an abusive past.
The Christmas Star
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,350. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012 by Overlook Connection Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The Christmas Star is Christopher Fahy's heartwarming new holiday story that finds one man in a unique situation to discover what life is truly about. When a man is rescued from his snow bank car accident, he meets a family that doesn't have much, but indeed has everything. His self discovery with this family brings us the wonderful and enlightning tale. A tale of hope, love and humanity.
The Perfectest Christmas Tree in the Whole Wide World - A Cute Christmas Story for the Whole Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Penny's mom is a fuss-pot, which makes Penny a fuss-pot too. But when mom spends so much time looking all around the whole town for the perfect Christmas tree, everywhere ends up sold out before they get one. No Christmas tree for the holidays! Can anything save the day - and Christmas - for Penny? A Cute Christmas Story for the Whole Family of approx. 1,200 words. Suitable for ages 5 and up.
Not a Drop to Drink
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Price: Free! Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012 by Alfie Dog Limited. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of seven short stories on the theme of water, all written by Patsy Collins.
Finding the Baby Jesus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012 by TFG Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
After being forced to wear lederhosen for the annual holiday card picture, twelve-year-old Chris thinks that the least his parents can do is get him the Tony Hawk skateboard he wants for Christmas. But when he recovers the hand-carved Baby Jesus that everyone thought had been destroyed in a fire the year his Grandma died, Chris realizes that some gifts are even more important than skateboards.
Breaking Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Zoe’s spent fifteen years living in her sister’s shadow. Armed with only a fake ID and a pair of killer shoes, she’s about to move into the light. Breaking Away is a short story.
Christmas Windows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short holiday story. 2772 Words. A lonely, neglected little girl finds a home for the Holidays.
Lita's Garden Journey
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Price: $2.11 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Great for children & kids-at-heart of all ages...9 to 99. A MUST READ! Watch Paco grow into a man under the impactful influence of his beloved grandparent. How will she keep her promise to 'never leave'? Related projects include: gardening, applique, visiting elder care facilities and going to the farmer's market. Paco's gardening hat is symbolic for following one's CHRIST-given purpose. POIGNANT.
No Moor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Buddy doesn't like Carl. Carl doesn't like Buddy. Nan doesn't like Mum. Mum doesn't like Nan. Dad is too afraid to express a preference. Jill's had enough of the lot of them. This is what happens when a family day out goes bad. No Moor is a short story.
ItchyFootMum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
An experienced house-swapper, I was used to living in other people's houses. But this was an unusual proposal. Exchanging houses and the kids' school places with a family in France.... It was true I had 'itchy feet'. OK, so this wouldn't be South East Asia, and it would be for only a month, but hey, why not?? It might calm the itching for a bit…… or would it?
Petermanns Chaos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,010. Language: German. Published: August 17, 2012 by Annette Paul. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
In dem wohlgeordneten Leben des pedantischen Wilhelm Petermanns bricht Chaos aus, als sich seine lebhafte Schwester mit drei kleinen Kindern, Hund und Katze bei ihm einnistet.
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.
Revelation! From Easter to Pentecost in 100 words a day
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Series: The Bible in 100 Words a Day. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
An illustrated page-a-day calendar for the period from Easter to Pentecost