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A Gift Called Hope

Eva Jordan

Publisher: Bloodhound Books

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“A beautiful, poignant read . . . straight from the heart . . . heart breaking and heart-warming in equal measure. Once I had started reading it I couldn’t put it down . . . beautiful.” —Amazon reviewer, five starsA heartfelt novel of a Christmas shadowed by loss and regret—and brightened by hope for renewal—from the author of Time Will Tell.   Six-year-old Jack is counting the days to Christmas. But his grandmother is just counting the days until it’s over. For Jill, the holiday comes with painful memories, and she wants only to escape the recent past and its tragedies.   She’s moved and started a new life running a food truck in Widmore Bay, a quaint seaside town, in order to flee her agonising history.   It’s only for little Jack’s sake that Jill tolerates the tree and decorations. She just wants to spend Christmas with the curtains drawn, reading a book and drinking coffee.   But this season, she may stumble onto a miracle that restores joy—and hope—in her heart . . .  Praise for Eva Jordan’s 183 Times a Year   “An emotional roller-coaster . . . beautifully written.” —The Last Word Book Review
Available since: 11/04/2022.
Print length: 296 pages.

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