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IT SNOWS THEY SAY ON THE SEA
By Elizabeth Jenner

 

THE HAPPY STORY
By Salena Godden

 

A MARVELLOUS PARTY
By Kat Brown

 

A beautifully quiet, tender story about a week of snow [More info]

Christmas Eve and we are at the side of a couple who seem meant to be together... [More info]  An old favourite - a Christmas story with a twist... [More info]

HAPPY CHRISTMAS

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The more observant amongst you, dear readers, will have noticed that Shortfire Press has been rather quiet recently. We're having a moment of contemplation about our future - about how best we can keep bringing you amazing short stories while keeping the day job going too. But we think we have a plan, so watch this space...

In news this month, we are featuring three wonderfully Christmassy stories to get you in the festive mood: It Snows They Say on the Sea by Elizabeth Jenner - one of our first ever stories and a perennial bestseller for us; The Happy Story by the brilliant Salena Godden - a Christmas Eve love story with a twist; and A Marvellous Party by Kat Brown - a magical snowy London story. All three are well worth your hard-earned 99p.

Also, we are delighted to announce that A Long Way from Home by Virginia Gilbert has just been released as a feature-length film starring James Fox, Brenda Fricker, Paul Nicholls and Nathalie Dormer. It's a stunning portrait of a marriage, set in the beautiful French countryside, so please do go and see it (here's the trailer to tempt you even more!). And buy the story from us too!

And just a little final mention that all our stories are also available on amazon.

That's it from us for 2013. There'll be more to come in 2014.

 

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