Mid-Month Memo 09: Christmas and New Year Stories


The last themed mid-month memo of the year: today, highlighting our list of Christmas and New Year stories.



All His Christmases At Once   (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

All I Want For Christmas by Susan

An Emoji Christmas Story by Suzanne

Away in a Manger by Suzanne

Bah, Humbug by Starry Diadem

Best Christmas Ever Series by EJ
It Should Have Been The Best Christmas Ever
(The) Christmas That Wasn’t

(The) Best Worst Christmas Eve by Vickie N

Christmas (Widow Morris series #17) by Doc

Christmas 1858 by Mary Whimsey
(FIRST PLACE Lancer Writers Awards: Best Holiday Story)

Christmas 1864 by MaryO and Mary Whimsey

Christmas Blessings by JEB

(The) Christmas Cabin by Ruthie W.

(The) Christmas Choice by Karen and Nancy

Christmas Countdown by  Belinda   

Christmas, Finally by Adriana

Christmas Gifts Series by Barbara V.
A Gift For Murdoch
Scott’s Gift To Murdoch

(The) Christmas Guest (Guest Series #1) by Em

Christmas Lesson (#2 in the Winter’s Tale series) by EJ

(The) Christmas Letters by Laraine

Christmas Mischief Series by EJ
(A) Little Christmas Mischief
Christmas Morning for Scott and Johnny

(A) Christmas Missed (#2 in the Frosty Christmas series) by EJ

Christmas Morning by Linda B (Kona)

Christmas Past – Christmas Present by Sue

Christmas Prayers by Cadillac Red

(A) Christmas Promise and Prayer -a poem by Southernfrau

Christmas Series by Southernfrau
Christmas Memories
Let It Be Christmas
Oh Christmas Tree!
Faith Will Bring You Home

(The) Christmas Star by Sandra

(The) Christmas That Almost Wasn’t by Mary Ann

(The) Christmas Tree by Linda B (Kona)

(A) Christmas Visit by Winj

The Christmas Visitor (Guardian Series #7) by ZoeyT

Christmas Worlds by Desert Sun

Cradles by Dale L

Decking The Halls by Desert Sun

(The) Donkey by Kim

(An) Early Christmas Present by Margaret P.

(The) Elf On The Shelf by Vicki L Nelson

Feliz Navidad (Holidays Series #2)  by Em

(A) First for Christmas by Skye

Flores De Noche Buena by Barbara

Forged Chains by Kathy P

Frosty Christmas Series by EJ
(A) Very Frosty Christmas
(A) Christmas Missed
Will Another Christmas Be Missed

(The) Garrett Christmas Letters, 1871 by Ros

(A) Gift of Snow by Desert Sun

(The) Gifts  (Surprise Series #2) by Terri

Gifts From The Heart by Buckskin

God Bless You, Johnny Lancer by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Greatest Gift Of These by Winj

(The) Grouch Who Stole Christmas by Whistle

Home by Karen and Nancy

Home for Christmas Series by Winj
Home for Christmas
(The) Second Lancer Christmas

Home for Christmas by Winnie

Hope by Dale L

If We Make It Through December by Vicki N and Sammi Q

I’ll Be Home For Christmas by JEB

I’ll Be Home For Christmas (At Last) (Small Matters Series #8) by Vicki L. Nelson

(The) Impatient Christmas Gift by Patti H

In A Stable All Forlorn (Surrogate Fathers series #3) by Olley

In Memoriam by Rhiannon

Incident of the White Wolf by Trinidad

It Started Out A Good Idea (#1 February Observances series) by EJ

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas by JEB

It’s Not Easy Being A Father by EJ

Jackrabbits, Snow and Christmas Trees by Linda B (Kona) and Ros

Jingle Bells 1871 by ZoeyT

Johnnie And Santa Claus (#4 in the Johnnie series) by goldieasj

Johnny and Santa’s Flubber Belly Dance by Margaret Schmitz Compton

Lancer Christmas (#4 in the Johnny and Holly Series)  by Buckskin

(A) Lancer Christmas in San Francisco (#2 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

(A) Lancer Christmas Story, 1863 by Suzanne

Like Father Like Son by Margaret P.

Little Lamb of Christmas by  Belinda

Making Do (It All Adds Up Series #9) by Sandra

Memories Made by Charlene

Mending Fences by Caroline

Merry Christmas To You, Too! by Snicklefritz

Midnight Clear by Amber

Milagro by Winj

Miles Apart by Winj

Miracle in the Wilderness by Amber

Mirrored Christmas by Spiritfire

More Important Things than Money by Margaret P.

My Father’s House (Coming Home series #3) by Margaret Schmitz Compton

(The) Night Before Christmas – Lancer by Kit

(The) Night Before Christmas by Linda B (Kona)

O Come Let Us Adore Him (Brat Pack Series #19) by Southernfrau

Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men by Kit

Pissing Contest by CC

Pony Alice’s First Diary by Desert Sun

Prankster Posse Santas by JEB

(The) Presence Of Christmas by S.

Random Chance by Dale L

Realizations by Shelley H.

Recipe for A Family Christmas by Marcia

Recollections by Doc

Return Series by Doreen
(The) Return
Returned To The Fold

Ruffled by Margaret P.

Sam’s Best Christmas Present by JEB   

Santa Knows If You’ve Been Good Or Bad by EJ

Season’s Feelings by Cindy

(A) Soldier’s Christmas (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

Silver Bells by Christine

Silver Bells Ringing by SandySha

Snow Angels (Scotland Series #2) by Winj

So This Is Christmas by Winj

(A) Son Is Born by Barbara

(The) Special Gifts by goldieasj

(The) Spirit of the Season by Terri

Spirit Star by Buckskin

Star of Light by Darla M. Poulos

Storybook Christmas by Maureen

(A) Tale of Four Stockings by Margaret P.

That Which Unites Us by Caroline

That Special Gift by Linda B (Kona)

Three Friends Christmas by EJ

‘Tis the Season by Kit

(A) Trio of Gifts  by AJ

Truman’s Lancer Christmas -Complete Rev. Ed by  Boonie

Twas The Night Before Christmas : The Play by Linda B (Kona)

(The) Twelve Days of Christmas by Buckskin

Upon the Midnight Clear by Lisa Paris

Unwelcome Visitor by Barbara V.

(A) Visit From Pony Alice by Desert Sun

What About Christmas? by EJ

Winter Reflections by d.b.brisbin

(A) Winter’s Tale (#1 Winters Tale Series) by EJ

You Better Watch Out by CC

You’d Better Watch Out For Der Belsnickel!  by Vicki L Nelson
(AU. child Scott and Johnny)

Yuletide Christmas by Tina



Hogmanay / New Year


Ain’t Gonna Do It by Jean

Beginning a Blessed New Year by JEB

First Footer by Linda B (Kona)

Happy New Year! by Kit

(A) Last Hogmanay (link to FFN) by PollyVictorian

New Dreams by Charlene

New Year Series by d.b.brisbin
Johnny’s First New Year’s Eve
Johnny’s First New Year’s Day
(The) Wishing Star JOINT SECOND PLACE Lancer Writers Awards: Best Holiday Story

New Years Series by Desert Sun
(The) Eve of a New Year
Whose Idea

New Year 1883 (Holidays Series #3) by Em

(The) New Year (Jamie Stories #3) by Cat

New Year’s Resolutions by PaulaR

(A) New Year’s Eve in Hell (#3 in the Holidays series) by Linda B (Kona)

Old Acquaintances Should Be Forgot Pt. 1 by Patti H.

Old Acquaintances Should Be Forgot Pt. 2 by Patti H.

Resolutions by Olley

Ringing In The New Year by Desert Sun

Turn, Turn, Turn by Jean

What Will The New Year Bring? by Southernfrau



Whatever holiday you celebrate at this time of year, have a happy one!

Enjoy the stories


The Gateway Team

4 thoughts on “Mid-Month Memo 09: Christmas and New Year Stories

  1. Wow there are so many to choose from…. 😮 I guess I just start at the top and work my way down….🤪 Thankyou to all the writers for their hard work 😊👏 Jenny

    Sent from my iPad



  2. Thank you and best wishes to all at the Lancer Gateway and to all the wonderful authors for these great stories.


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