Six Tales of Christmas by Jenny Twist

Six Tales of Christmas by Jenny Twist

Short Stories | Romance | Humour

Albert is terrified that his interfering niece will not only ruin his Christmas but take over his life. Luckily 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, but just in time 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 – until 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 heartwarming Christmas stories with a gift for you at the end. Well, what would Christmas be without a ghost story?
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Domingo's Angel by Jenny Twist

When Angela turns up in a remote Spanish mountain village, she is so tall and so thin and so pale that everyone thinks she is a ghost or a fairy or the dreadful mantequero that comes in the night and sucks the fat from your bones.
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Nobody ever goes upstairs in Margaret’s house. So what is making the strange thumping noises up there? And why is there a toy rabbit under the kitchen table?
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. . .In the south of Spain at the beginning of the twentieth century, village people still believed in this particular fabulous beast. Sometimes they called it a mantequero, and sometimes a sacamantecas; it was a monster which looked like a man, but which lived in wild places and fed on human manteca or fat . . .
Some people still do . . .
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Mantequero - Dual Language Book: English/Spanish (Spanish by Jenny Twist

When June went to Spain for Christmas she met the man of her dreams. Night after night he came to visit her – and day after day she got thinner and thinner.
In Spain they have a different kind of vampire!
Cuando June se fue a España en Navidades conoció al hombre de sus sueños. Noche tras noche la visitaba y día tras día se ponía cada vez más delgada.
¡En España tienen otro tipo de vampiro!
An easyreading story in English and Spanish suitable for students of either...


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Tilly wakes up in the dark, alone and very frightened. She finds she is in a strange room inexplicably furnished in 1940s style. However did she get here? Has she somehow slipped into the past? Has she been kidnapped? Of one thing she is absolutely certain, she has never seen this place in her life before.
All in the Mind is a fascinating tale exploring the human capacity to overcome any obstacle, no matter how great, as long as you believe you can.
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The boy watched as the strange star fell slowly out of the sky. He was sure it was an omen. Something momentous was about to happen.
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A desperate girl trapped in a mother and baby home in 1960s England fights to keep her child.
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Six Tales of Christmas by Jenny Twist

Albert is terrified that his interfering niece will not only ruin his Christmas but take over his life. Luckily 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, but just in time 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 – until he meets an unexpected ally.
Jamey only wants one thing for...