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The Giftby Richard Paul Evans
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A heartwarming and inspirational Christmas novel in the tradition of andlt;Iandgt;The Christmas Boxandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Finding Noelandlt;/Iandgt; from andlt;Iandgt;New York Timesandlt;/Iandgt; bestselling author Richard Paul Evansandlt;Iandgt;. andlt;/Iandgt;Sure to be a classic, this new tale brings to life the joy of the season and demonstrates the redemptive power of love: there is no hurt so great that love cannot heal it.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Nathan Hurst hated Christmas. For the rest of the world it was a day of joy and celebration; for Nathan it was simply a reminder of the event that destroyed his childhood until a snowstorm, a cancelled flight, and an unexpected meeting with a young mother and her very special son would show him that Christmas is indeed the season of miracles. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;From the beloved author of the international bestseller andlt;Iandgt;The Christmas Boxandlt;/Iandgt; comes another timeless story of faith, hope, and healing.
"Evans (The Christmas Box) returns with narrator Nathan Hurst, a frequently traveling, Tourette's-suffering security chief for a retail chain. When Nathan gets snowed in at the Denver airport at Thanksgiving, he offers half his hotel suite to a stranded needy family: recently divorced single mom Addison (a massage therapist), and her two children, Lizzy and Collin. Collin, who has leukemia, cures Nathan's Tourette's with his gift of healing touch. Exercising his secret gift makes Collin sicker, though, and as news of his healing powers eventually leaks out, leading to a demand for his services, his condition worsens. Nathan, meanwhile, feels emboldedened by his cure, and moves to address childhood woes when visiting his nursing home — bound mother. The tightly honed narrative, brimming with good intention to find courage in shared suffering, soon brings everyone together." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
There is no hurt so great that love cannot heal it
Nathan Hurst hated Christmas. For the rest of the world it was a day of joy and celebration; for Nathan it was simply a reminder of the event that destroyed his childhood until a snowstorm, a cancelled flight, and an unexpected meeting with a young mother and her very special son would show him that Christmas is indeed the season of miracles.
From the beloved author of the international bestseller The Christmas Box comes another timeless story of faith, hope, and healing.
Beloved inspirational author Richard Paul Evans crafts a heartwarming Christmas story in the tradition of "The Christmas Box" and "Finding Noel." Simon & Schuster
About the Author
Richard Paul Evans is the author of eleven New York Times bestselling novels and five children's books. He has won the American Mothers' Book Award and two first-place Storytelling World Awards for his children's books. His books have been translated into more than eighteen languages. More than thirteen million copies of his books are in print worldwide. Evans is also the founder of The Christmas Box House International, an organization dedicated to helping abused and neglected children. More than 13,000 children have been housed in Christmas Box Houses. He is the recipient of The Washington Times Humanitarian of the Century Award and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He is currently building a second orphanage in Peru. He lives with his wife, Keri, and their five children in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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