18 Magical, Imaginative, and Haunting Tales of the Holiday.
Grandma gives a sweater she knitted, Dad receives a necktie he doesn’t really like, the kids get toys that make a variety of noises, most of them loud, all of them annoying.
What do writers give for the holiday season? They give the gift of stories that take the reader away to fantastical times or places, tales that can be blood-curdling or heart-warming, adventures that capture the heart of the season.
Fantastic Holiday Stories include:
A Christmas Caroler—Kim Antieau
Jukebox Gifts—Dean Wesley Smith
Santa Claus Is Coming to Get You—Kevin J. Anderson
Foreign Exchange—Nina Kiriki Hoffman
The Wereyam—Kent Patterson
Nutball Season—Kristine Kathryn Rusch
These Halls—Kathy Oltion
My Favorite Christmas—David Farland
One Last Gift—Jerry Oltion
Popcorn for Christmas—Debra Gray De Noux & O’Neil De Noux
Christopher’s Crummy Christmas—Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Dead Snow—Kent Patterson
Inquiring Minds Want to Snow—Rebecca Moesta
The Jolly Old Boyfriend—Jerry Oltion
Cold Comfort—Ray Vukcevich
LaZelle Family Christmas—Nina Kiriki Hoffman
The Christmas Noun—Larry Correia
The Ghost of Christmas Always—Kevin J. Anderson
Note: Not all the authors are LDS but several are. Also, I couldn’t find links for all of them. If you know the website, shoot me an email and I’ll add them to the post.
Title: A Fantastic Holiday Season (Vol. 1)
Author: Kevin J. Anderson, editor
Publisher: WordFire, Incorporated
Release Date: October 15, 2013
Formats: 256 pages, 5.5 x 8.5, softcover; e-book
Genre: Speculative Christmas Stories