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Marley
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A young Jacob Marley creates an unlikely friendship, eventually leading him down a path toward an even more unlikely partnership with Ebeneezer Scrooge. This story tells the events leading up to Charles Dickens beloved classic, A Christmas Carol.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
A Christmas Carol
Series: The Tunbridge Wells trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
To me, the original story by Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ encapsulates a ghost story, a sci-fi story and a moral. It ‘hits a chord' with me, and if you have a heart, most likely with you too. With very great respect and admiration to Mr Dickens, I had this inner need to 'rewrite' it, update it, as to let ‘modern’ day poor souls digest the moral and spirituality of the prose.
New Christmas Carol Stories
Series: Christmas stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Imaginative stories loosely based on characters from the Charles Dickens classic: A Christmas Carol.
Lump, A Christmas Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Meet a kid so bad, he gets a lump of coal every Christmas...and likes it! Neighborhood bully Buzz Scanlan takes pride in his annual lump, but when the coal stops coming, the ten-year-old holy terror confronts the victims of his mischief, digging for dirt on the one nice thing he must have done. The shocking secret behind his lumps of coal might just change his life forever.
Three Scary Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror
Three classic ghost stories adapted for second language and reluctant readers. With comprehension exercises, glossary & links to learning activities at http://teachingenglishtoolkit.com
Cybertours: Walking High Holborn, London
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The simple idea behind CyberTours is using Google imagery to look at an area and this guide to make the visit more interesting. Today we're strolling along High Holborn. At first glance it seems like just another London street. None the less it contains plenty of history, some interesting stories, Charles Dickens, diamonds and a pub with Elizabeth I's maypole in it.
I Got Some Bad Muse For You
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Many artists wait for inspiration to strike. Few know that it does so with a clenched fist. Broke, drunk, and depressed, the young William Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block. The good news? His muse has arrived to inspire him. The bad news? She’s the muse of *boxing*. And she’s going to make Shakespeare the most famous playwright in England, even if it kills him.
Tiny Toy
Series: Christmas stories. Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Tiny Tim has a surprise for mean old Scrooge. Part of the (anthology) collection of New Christmas Carol Stories.
Lawrence Gordon Clark's Ghost Stories For Christmas: Supernatural tales selected by Lawrence Gordon Clark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by Avalard Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Lawrence Gordon Clark introduces a festive selection of the original texts that inspired his acclaimed supernatural films of the 1970s. A unique anthology containing thrilling tales by M.R. James and Charles Dickens, each introduced by Clark, drawing upon his memories of the production process. Guaranteed to delight lovers of the supernatural, and those with memories of television Ghost Stories.