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Breaking Away
By Ter Atkins
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
By Elysa Hendricks
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
By Stephanie Jeanette Bradley
Price: $2.88 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
By Ter Atkins
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
By Jasmine Harper
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?
Revelation! From Easter to Pentecost in 100 words a day
By Sheila Deeth
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
Thanksgiving! From Eden to Eternity in 100 words a day
By Sheila Deeth
Series: The Bible in 100 Words a Day. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
An illustrated page-a-day calendar for November and Thanksgiving
Easter! Creation to Salvation in 100 words a day
By Sheila Deeth
Series: The Bible in 100 Words a Day. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
An illustrated page-a-day calendar for Lent, from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday
Mother's Day
By John I Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
It was Mother’s Day again and Robert Allman tried to prepare for the occasion. Tradition held that, when worshippers attended church on Mother’s Day, those whose mothers were alive wore red roses. Those whose mother’s were passed—like Robert—would wear a white rose. However, after he could only find a red rose to wear, he never dreamed—not in a million years—what was in store for him.
Waiting
By T. D. Hilliard
You set the price! Words: 410. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A funny Mother's Day story written in a poem, about a family fishing trip with mom and dad, and the kid that just can't seem to get there. Also checkout new stories by T. D. Hilliard writing as Dr. Theo.
A Firefly for Thanksgiving
By Kathie Harrington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
War is never fair and Afghanistan is a long way from sunny California. Jason knew the first time he met Karyn in the book store that she was unique. They soon found that war is an enemy and so is time. Love will find a way home.
The Oyster Tapper
By Mary Barr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
The Oyster tapper takes you into the lives of Soames and Pedro. It all began with their younger years, growing up in the sixties as best friends. Their shared love of Dune buggy’s and trail bike races and, Pedro’s working life in the oyster factory shucking oysters each day after school. However, one day, quite by chance, they discover Soames has a unique and valuable gift!
A walk through my memory lane
By Amina Aslam
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Following is a translation from the writings of my mother, her trip to scotland. But it is more then a travel guide to scotland. It is a sumptuous saga unleashed through meditating mountains, talking rivers and wailing remains of "once splendid mansions". And most importantly it is a moment lived to the fullest and the feelings of heart truely felt by a mother and the sweetest human.
Dear Santa, All I Want for Christmas is a Talking Snowman! Love...Timmy - A Cute Christmas Story for Kids Age 6 & Up
By Holly-Anne Divey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Timmy sent his letter to Santa early this year – he thought he might need some extra time to find his present since talking snowmen aren't exactly common. As the snow falls on Christmas Eve and Timmy is too excited to sleep, will something magical happen to make his wish come true? A cute Christmas story for kids age 6 and up. A short story of approximately 2,900 words.
First Noel
By Philip Wooldridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Four Moons Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
A forty-something Southerner, who never really cared much for the holidays, is thrown head first into his wife's family and enters a world of lavish decoration and an abundance of yuletide cheer. Although jaded by his past experiences and irritated by new relatives, through patience and his wife's love, he starts to believe in the power of Christmas and the beauty of this Holy season.
Upon A Midnight Clear
By Ian Thomas Healy
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
Three Christmas Tales
By John Mole
Price: $1.76 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Rubbish Christmas, Christmas Love, The Explorer's Christmas...Hunted street kids, child slavery, and an explorer starving and lost in the Frozen North. The Christmas message for grown-ups. And no syrup with that. But with happy endings...
The Last Christmas Letter
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
“Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s eerie and slow-starting ‘The Last Christmas Letter’ decisively delivers the Twilight Zone’s trademark out-of-this-world wonder…exceptional, with vivid characters and some mind-bending narrative moments.” Publishers Weekly
Christmas Cars
By Emily Debenham
Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Tom Stewart enters the car decorating Christmas contest that his small town holds every year. He wants to buy his family some sweet Christmas gifts with the $500 dollar prize, but as he designs his car he discovers that even if his Christmas season isn't perfect he still has a lot of blessings.
Memories, Mother and a Christmas Addiction
By Lorina Stephens
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Author Lorina Stephens offers up three tender Christmas stories about Barbara Brown, from ages four through fifteen, set against the backdrop of the Great Depression, WWII, and the indigence of a fatherless home.