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’Tis the Season for Cocoa and Reading

Holiday Stories and More

Available from Smashwords

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That Christmas Feeling – Tamara Philip
A Date With Mistletoe – Chelle Cordero
Jock Stewart’s Holiday Hilarity – Malcolm R. Campbell
Dead for a Night – Gwendolyn Jensen-Woodard
Esperanza-The Holiday that Wasn’t – Neva Squires-Rodriguez
Surprise in August – Charmaine Gordon
The Gift – Lauren Shiro.

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This weekend, Saturday and Sunday,
the 26th & 27th

my short holiday stories

Believing in Santa

Holiday Happiness

are FREE (for Boxing Day weekend)

So fill up those Kindles you 

got for Christmas!

2015 Christmas Short Story CVR

a Holiday Short Story

by Chelle Cordero

Dini didn’t want to think about her past. And, Seth wasn’t thinking about anything but his past. Thrown together as Santa and his Number One Elf at the homeless shelter, Dini and Seth seem to be on opposite sides… of everything. Her past is catching up to her, and Seth may risk his future to protect her.

Holiday Happiness 2014

Holiday Happiness

a holiday short story

by Chelle Cordero

A short story about finding holiday happiness when you didn’t realize it was right there with you all along.


Believing in Santa
a Holiday Short Story 
by Chelle Cordero 

Believing in Santa is FREE for Kindle download
this weekend (Fri, Sat & Sun)

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A short story about finding holiday happiness when
you didn’t realize it was right there with you all along.

Holiday Happiness: A Short Story [Kindle Edition]
by Chelle Cordero

Chelle Cordero writes stories of Passion and Suspense. Vanilla Heart Publishing has published ten Cordero novels:  Bartlett’s RuleHis Lucky CharmWithin the LawCourage of the HeartFinal SinHostage HeartA Chaunce of RichesCommon Bond, Tangled Hearts; Hyphema; and Karma Visited. She is currently working on her next novel and promises another action packed adventure and heartwarming love story. Chelle has been writing both fiction and non-fiction for the bulk of her adult life and has been with Vanilla Heart Publishing since early 2008.

Her books have earned many plaudits which includes: Bartlett’s Rule was named one of Carolyn Howard-Johnson’s Top Ten Reads for 2009; Final Sin was an Honorable Mention in the Fiction Category of the 2010 NY Book Festival and a 2009 Pushcart Prize nominee.; Hyphema won the Dec 9, 2011 Friday Book Cover Vote on the Shades of Love website; A Chaunce of Riches was Winner of D. Renee Bagby’s readers’ choice for The Best Overall First Chapter, April 2010; and Hostage HeartFinal Sin and A Chaunce of Riches had top ten finishes in the 2009 Preditors’ and Readers’ poll. Chelle was also featured in “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” published by The Author’s Show in 2010.

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Three ways to holiday bliss start right here …

Chelle Cordero, author of Karma Visited

Three of my favorite holiday traditions:

• The Menorah. Our family celebrates Chanukah in our home, menorah, latkes, presents and all. When our daughter and son were young, we would all gather each of the eight nights to light the candles and chant our prayers; today they are grown and on their own, but we still try to get together at least one night to enjoy the flickering lights together.

• Potato Latkes. I am convinced that my husband makes the absolute best potato latkes ever. He starts with fresh potatoes, grates them, mixes them with egg, salt, pepper and a touch of matza meal and then fries them to golden brown perfection. We serve them with apple sauce or sour cream and Yum!

• Gifts. Even though my children and their partners are adults, I still get a thrill out of giving them each eight presents, one for each night. The presents are mostly minor and inexpensive things, but our favorite tradition is sock night. Each of the four “children” gets a large package of fresh, clean socks. Sock night is probably the most anticipated gift each year.

Here’s the blurb about Karma Visited:

Do you believe in karma? Annie Furman has a gift that allows her, while she sleeps, to visit people in their time of need — but who will be there for her when she needs help? Undersheriff Dave Turner is investigating a series of home invasions and homicides. He has no idea that solving this case will lead him to the woman of his dreams.

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I am getting so excited about the VHP Virtual Dine-a-round that will be appearing here and other web-sites on Friday, Dec 17.

A group of Vanilla Heart Publishing authors will be posting recipes and blurbs from their books – just in time for holiday entertaining!

Don’t forget!

Living, Breathing, Writing

My Weekly Writing Workshop  (Living, Breathing, Writing) for Kindle has been discontinued. But you don’t have to miss out, go to for a copy of 60+ Days to Live, Breathe, & Write