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The Climbing Boy
by Mark Lichterman

Once optioned for a movie, now on Kindle also, "The Climbing Boy" is a magical Christmas tale that deserves to become a new Dickens like classic. The Climbing B..  
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Fourteen Pieces of Gold
by Charlene Tess

A short story of mine was included in an anthology of short fiction by fourteen of Port Town Publishing Company's authors. It is out of print and no longer available exce..  
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Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World
by Aberjhani

Christmas When Music Almost Killed the World is a novel in which nothing is quite what it seems and everything is loaded with shadowy dreams of the past and nightmares se..  
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All Holidays Short Stories

25 Most Recent Holidays Short Stories

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The Christmas Diaries, #2 (As Written By One Of Santa's Elves) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Mistletoe writes in The Big Green Book Of Words; he writes about working for Santa Claus and the approaching Christmas holiday. Image of church choir (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
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The Christmas Gift by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
The transformation would take place slowly but it would take place. ..
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The Christmas Gift - (Christmas Story 2001) by Storyheart -
Normally I write a Christmas Story, and in fact this year I already had it written just waiting for my to type it out and up load it. That was until we had our own story, this time the story was for real. My daughter is fine now, and shows no ill effects from her operation. It just showed us how luc..
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The Christmas Lesson. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man learns the true meaning behind Christmas. Image of Christmas tree/lights (c) 2008, by Karla Dorman...
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The Christmas Orange by Fran Hafey
A story sharing Holiday traditions of a family in the country telling how important Christmas and giving from the heart, truly is...
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The Christmas Secret by Nan Turner
This is the story of the joyful times we had at Christmas and how I found out the answer to a mystery...
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The Christmas Story by MaryGrace Patterson
I found this article in an old Guide post book I have and wanted to share it with you...
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The Christmas Story That I Fear the Children Know by Dennis Coleman
With all of the mixed messages we sent to our children regarding Christmas, they can't help but be confused about the meaning of it...
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The Christmas Wish by Katie Gabrielle
Little Kelly prayed night after night for one simple Christmas wish...a pair of red ballerina shoes....
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The Christmas Wishing Gift by LISA KOGEL
A childs perspective on Christmas..
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The Climbing Boy by Mark Lichterman
The abuse and exploitation of these children became the basis for civilization’s first child labor laws. The Climbing Boy can also be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $2.95 and makes a great, really inexpensive Christmas gift for anyone with an eReader. ___________________________________..
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The Climbing Boy : 2 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, "The Climbing Boy" can be read in paperback, or as a Kindle Ebook @$1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read for free...
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The Climbing Boy: 8 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 9 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The ClimbingBoy15: lightning by Mark Lichterman
The Climbing Boy can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $3.00 ..
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The Climbing Boy 19:Touched by Mark Lichterman
Seeing the little chimney sweep, the lady smiled and lightly, with her forefinger only—not wanting to get her somewhat dirty glove dirtier—touched his shoulder as the man went to the road to hail a passing cab. The Climbing Boy can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $3.00 b..
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The Climbing Boy 25: Life or Death by Mark Lichterman
The stranger looked at Johnson for a long moment, then, almost sadly, as though disappointed in the other’s response, removing both gloves, reaching into the pockets of his coat the stranger brought out two hands full of coins and, “Here!” His tone hardening again, he angrily slapped the coins o..
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The Climbing Boy 7: Lady by Mark Lichterman
The Climbing Boy can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $3.00 ..
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The Climbing Boy: 1 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, "The Climbing Boy" can be read in paperback, or as a Kindle Ebook @$1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read for free...
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The Climbing Boy: 10 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 11 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 12 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 13 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 14 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 15 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free..
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The Climbing Boy: 16 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 17 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 18 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 19 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 20 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 21 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 22 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 23 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 24 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 25 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 26 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 3 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, "The Climbing Boy" can be read in paperback, or as a Kindle Ebook @$1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read for free...
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The Climbing Boy: 4 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas movie classic, "The Climbing Boy" can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $1.95. Or if a Prime member The Climbing Boy can be read free. _______________________________________ ..
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The Climbing Boy: 5 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas movie classic, "The Climbing Boy" can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $1.95. Or if a Prime member The Climbing Boy can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 6 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas movie classic, "The Climbing Boy" can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $1.95. Or if a Prime member The Climbing Boy can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy: 7 by Mark Lichterman
Once optioned for a new Christmas classic movie, and still a strong possibility, The Climbing Boy can be purchaced at Amazon for $1.95 or, if a Prime member, can be read free...
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The Climbing Boy10:Mousey by Mark Lichterman
Giving in to an uncontrollable urge, Oh! he thought again as, brushing his hand over the lady’s cheek, leaving a streak of dirt, It’s soft, just like Mama’s. And Zachariah’s eyes became shiny at the thought of never again seeing this beautiful, kind lady. This lady who was so much like his Mama—like..
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The Climbing boy15: Lightening by Mark Lichterman
Moving his fingers a bit lower he felt a slight, dry tickle on the web of flesh between thumb and forefinger. Stretching… Stretching. Compelled, Lewis moved his arm lower… “No! Oh, Lord!” ..
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The Climbing Boy16 by Mark Lichterman
Picking up when we left off. If you remember, Zachariah was in "Hobbins funeral parlor" going about his task of cleaning the fireplace when... The Climbing Boy can now be purchased as a Kindle eBook @ $3.00 ..
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The Climbing Boy16: The Stiff by Mark Lichterman
Annoyed, “I’m coming!” Hobbins shouted as, pulling the door open, a gust of wind blew sleet, snow and dirt through the doorway into the foyer. “Yes?” he said in an annoyed, unpleasant tone. ..
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The Climbing Boy2:Dawn by Mark Lichterman
A tall, thin man in his mid-thirties, Johnson’s face was pockmarked with scattering of deep blackheads across his wide forehead, his cheeks and the bridge of his thick, broken nose—a constant reminder of the years of his own youth spent in the tutelage of “Thornton & Son, Chimney S..
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The Climbing Boy2:Dawn by Mark Lichterman
A product of the times, during his period of apprenticeship he was treated in an extremely harsh manner by old man Thornton, but Johnson was one of three apprentices, so the duties—along with the punishments—were equally divided. The broken nose was not due to Thornton himself, but rather to one of ..
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The Climbing Boy5:Light by Mark Lichterman
Reaching above his head, the brush hit a pocket of soot that had built up over an indentation in the wall, and soot—caustic, powdery soot—cascaded onto his head, over his shoulders, through the weave of the scarf, into his eyes, ears, and throat. ..
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The Climbing Boy6:Fish Wagon by Mark Lichterman
Looking at the partially swiped area, then skyward,“Christ!” Johnson muttered as he put the toolbox onto a bloody rope of entrails, two severed tails, a fish head, and countless silver scales. The coil of rope was placed on the toolbox and the brushes and drop clothes on the rope. The poles stoo..
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The Climbing Boy9:Mama's Dead by Mark Lichterman
When she’d engaged Johnson she had been led to believe that Zachariah was his son and—thoroughly against the system, at least as practiced by men like Johnson—not Johnson’s apprentice. If he’d told the truth she would never have hired him. ..
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