12 Reads of Christmas Winners!

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With the cold snap closing in, winter feels like it’s here to stay… which also means it’s time to announce our 12 Reads of Christmas competition winners!

Our 12 Reads of Christmas contests asked you to guess the holiday story from 4 clues, and we received a whopping 300 entries! For the first time, our competitions were also run on WriteFictionBooks and WriteRomanceFiction‘s social media, so thank you for making the season feel special.

If you enjoyed our challenges, be sure to follow our Facebook and Twitter page, where we post a brand new #GuessThatStory challenge every day!


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As we count down our 12 lucky winners, let’s take a look at our challenge answers!

On the First Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ by Clement C. Moore.

Well done, Sandra Le Gros!

On the Second Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens.

Well done, Eva Suzannah!

On the Third Read of Christmas

The answer was…The Snow Queen’ by Hans Christian Andersen.

Well done, Ruben Salvador!

On the Fourth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Polar Express’ by Chris Van Allsburg.

Well done, Ana Raquel Verissimo!

On the Fifth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Snowman’ by Jo Nesbø.

Well done, whenwordsarebound!

On the Sixth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry.

Well done, Diane Malkin!

On the Seventh Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ by Dr Seuss.

Well done, Laura London!

On the Eight Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘A Game of Thrones’ by G.R.R. Martin.

Well done, Lisa Marie Pixie!

On the Ninth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘Bridget Jones’ Diary’ by Helen Fielding.

Well done, Dee Harvey!

On the Tenth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C.S. Lewis.

Well done, Mary Waters!

On the Eleventh Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Hogfather’ by Terry Pratchett.

Well done, Caroline Elmhirst!

On the Twelfth Read of Christmas

The answer was… ‘The Nutcracker’ by E.T.A Hoffman.

Well done, A. Michelle Lee!

Congratulations to all of our winners! We will be contacting all of our winners directly via the social media channels they submitted through, but if you’ve won a prize, you can also email [email protected] to confirm your address.

 But that’s not all… Our judges are working hard reading through the amazing entries from our ‘Snow Queen’ writing competition! 

We’re feeling a lot like Father Christmas with a sackful of entries to read through, but who will be our winners?

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