A dramatic turn of events on Christmas Eve forces Joy to make a painful choice. Can she summon enough faith to hold on to her newfound happiness? This modern-day fairytale tells the story of a woman caught between two lives and finding a joyous resolution on Christmas Eve.A dramatic turn of events on Christmas Eve forces Joy to make a painful choice. Can she summon enough faith to hold on to her newfound happiness? This modern-day fairytale tells the story of a woman caught between two lives and finding a joyous resolution on Christmas Eve.Read Less
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The only reason I haven't given this item a 5 star is because I haven't read it yet..but if it is like any of the other Kristin Hannah books it will be excellent....the book itself was recieved in excellent condition
Publishers Weekly, 2005-09-26 It's the last day before Christmas vacation, and Joy Faith Candellaro, a Bakersfield, Calif., high school librarian, is still fretting over finding her husband, Thom, in bed with her sister, Stacey. Although divorced nearly three months-and urged by everyone to move on with her life-Joy just isn't joyful. She's trying, though: she buys a Christmas tree and plans to get herself something spectacular to put under it. Too bad that Stacey's waiting in her driveway with a wedding invitation and the news that she's pregnant with Thom's child. Enraged and betrayed, Joy drives off-and ends up at the airport, holding a ticket to Hope, Canada. What will she do when she gets there? Who cares? All she knows is that life has to be better elsewhere. What happens next is Hannah's version of a Christmas ghost story, as Joy encounters a father and son whose own misery gives her a new perspective. Hannah (The Things We Do for Love) fans will enjoy this fare, but from the subtle-as-a-50-pound-fruitcake irony of Joy Faith's name to a plot twist that necessitates hanging disbelief on the mantel alongside the Christmas stockings, it may be a bit too much for the more skeptical to swallow. (Nov.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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