Six Tales of Christmas by Jenny Twist

Six short Christmas stories, some humorous, some thought-provoking, all heart-warming.

Six tales of christmas

Albert is terrified that his interfering niece will not only ruin his Christmas but take over his life. But help is at hand.

 Mary and Joe get lost on their way to visit Mary’s mum in Cornwall. Then Mary goes into labour earlier than expected. Luckily they find a village inn.

 

Robert is stuck in a nursing home for Christmas and he is not happy. The food is awful and there is nothing for him to do. But he meets an unexpected ally.

 Jamey only wants one thing for Christmas. He wants his Daddy to come home. But first he has to kill the alien.

 

Jim Durrant, university don at Oxford, is trapped in the memory of his lost, beloved wife. When his family comes to stay with him for Christmas,  he and his grandson write their letters to Santa Claus and Jim asks for the impossible – the return of his dead love.

Fred Barlow is a happy man. He has everything he wants in life. Well, except for maybe just one thing . . .

Six heart-warming Christmas stories with a gift for you at the end. Well, what would Christmas be without a ghost story?

 

Genre: FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

Secondary Genre: FICTION / Holidays

Language: English

Keywords: Christmas, Short stories, Anthology, Myth, Legend, Fantasy, Grey romanceç

Word Count: 32,308

Sales info:

This book sold well over Christmas and got very good ratings and reviews. The stories are candidates for a dual language series I intend to produce for schools in Spanish/English and French/English.


Sample text:

Albert is terrified that his interfering niece will not only ruin his Christmas but take over his life. But help is at hand.

 

Mary and Joe get lost on their way to visit Mary’s mum in Cornwall. Then Mary goes into labour earlier than expected. Luckily they find a village inn.

 

Robert is stuck in a nursing home for Christmas and he is not happy. The food is awful and there is nothing for him to do. But he meets an unexpected ally.

 

Jamey only wants one thing for Christmas. He wants his Daddy to come home. But first he has to kill the alien.

 

Jim Durrant, university don at Oxford, is trapped in the memory of his lost, beloved wife. When his family comes to stay with him for Christmas,  he and his grandson write their letters to Santa Claus and Jim asks for the impossible – the return of his dead love.

Fred Barlow is a happy man. He has everything he wants in life. Well, except for maybe just one thing . . .

Six heart-warming Christmas stories with a gift for you at the end. Well, what would Christmas be without a ghost story?

 


Book translation status:

The book is available for translation into any language except those listed below:

LanguageStatus
German
Translation in progress. Translated by Viktorija Pubreklieva
Italian
Unavailable for translation.
Portuguese
Already translated. Translated by Mônica Martins
Author review:
Excellent translation. Mônica is a delight to work with. Highly recommended.
Spanish
Unavailable for translation.

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