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Ruin by Carol Maginn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Holiday » Family
What would you do with £33,000,000? Buy a stately home? Become a celebrity? Give it away? These questions suddenly become real to the O'Leary family when daughter Maxine wins the lottery. It seems that all their worries are behind them, and their dreams can finally come true.
О любви by Александр Громов
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: Russian. Published: November 30, 2013 by kypit-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » FamilyNaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-30 09:12:37
К двадцати четырем годам у Вадима были — высшее гуманитарное образование, признаки болезненной самовлюбленности, склонность к лени, а также оставшаяся от бабки, двухкомнатная квартира. Не было же у него по большому счету многого: ни настоящей дружбы , ни настоящей любви и не было никакой жизненной определенности.
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.
My Mauritius by Paolo Rossetti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,450. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Fiction » Holiday » Family
“My Mauritius” is a unique travel book narrated through a humorous first-person family experience with snippets of historical fiction and cultural insights from interviews with local personalities. The three strands are woven together to form the narrative, in brief and dynamic chapters that should not only interest the million tourists who visit Mauritius annually, but also the armchair dreamer.
Sun Valley, ST Moritz in Cowboy Boots by madeline hartmann
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A love story set in a glamous ski resort with the Sun Valley high life, work life and ranching. It is fiction. Some laughs, some tears, lots of fun. The people are fiction but much of the action is real. Stuff I lived thru and experienced.
Christmas Lites by CreativeReviewPub
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 113,580. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dive into a world of variety—a world of spirit with this Creative Reviews anthology. What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with some short stories that entertain and encompass the true meaning of Christmas? All proceeds of this book will be donated to the NCADV.
The Family by the Shore by June Davies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,430. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
An Air Mail letter and wallet of photographs from Hong Kong bring startling news for Laura Robbins and her younger brother and sister at Spryglass, the tall old house facing the wild English seashore. Since their mother died, Laura's cared for James and little Becky at Spryglass while their father, Ken, is at sea. Laura's happy and content, but Dad's news from overseas changes everything forever.
Christmas Wishes: Laura's Story by R. Barri Flowers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,250. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Laura Kettleton, 15, has memorized her Top 10 Christmas wish list. She never believed some silly wishes could change her life. Until the science teacher (disguised as the Wizard of Wishes) talks her into wishing upon a fake star at a school dance. Soon her life is turned upside down when the wishes come true. Is she dreaming or is it real? This fantasy holiday tale will resonate with teens.
Christmas Surprises - A Collection of Christmas Stories for Families by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,210. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Christmas Surprises is a compilation of stories about the trials of life that many people face. In most cases, the characters manage to solve their problems with Christian foresight and through the love, forgiveness and charity that are part of the Christmas spirit. You will not find Santa Claus here, but the stories are not "preachy" nor overly religious either.
Christmas Secrets by N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,890. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Family
A collection of twelve original Christmas stories for the whole family. These stories provide inspiration at Christmas, highlighting the problems that people face and how they manage to conquer their problems during the Christmas season. They are nondenominational, though one story references Catholic traditions.
A CHRISTMAS DREAM Faith, Hope and Charity by Louis Jasper
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.
Slow Time by Jennifer Manson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring Fiction set in New Zealand. The only thing certain in life is change. I came home from university to find my once thriving home town is dying, and none of the people who raised me have had the heart to turn it around. With my fresh new Business degree it’s obvious: I’m the one. But how can I? How can I even begin to turn all those relationships, with all those people, upside down?
Law of Attraction by Jennifer Manson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,000. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Inspiring fiction. About any life there are many stories that can be told: happy, sad, tragic, comic. Julia thinks she has her future mapped out, until the unexpected happens, and the life she planned is gone. Now it’s up to her to decide: is she staring at a blank future, or a blank canvas, on which she can create something beautiful?
Christmas Wishes by Deborah MacGillivray
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,730. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2010 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Stories ranging from very old-fashioned Christmases to modern tales of love, romance and holiday wishes. The power to believe can work miracles - wishes can come true...love heals hearts. Deborah MacGillivray, Leanne Burroughs, Amber Dawn Bell, Billie Warren Chai, Cheryl Alldredge, Kimberly Ivey, Kimberly Grant, Patty Howell, Rebecca Andrews, Shelli Stevens, Gerri Bowen
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?
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 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.
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.