Synopses & Reviews
The #1 bestselling author of andlt;I andgt;The Christmas Boxandlt;/Iandgt; and master of the holiday novel reimagines the biblical story of Joseph and the coat of many colors, presenting an inspiring modern story of family and forgiveness.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Joseph Jacobson is the twelfth of thirteen siblings, all of whom are employed by their fatherand#8217;s successful Colorado advertising company. But underneath the success runs a poisonous undercurrent of jealousy; Joseph is his fatherand#8217;s favorite and the focus of his brothersand#8217; envy and hatred. When the father seems ready to anoint Joseph as his heir, the brothers make their move, forcing Joseph from the company and his Denver home, severing his ties to his parents and ending his relationship with his soon-to-be fianceand#233;. Alone and lonely, Joseph must start a new life. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Joseph joins a Chicago advertising agency where his creativity helps him advance high up in the company. He also finds hope for a lasting love with April, a kind woman with a secret. However, all secrets hold consequences, and when Joseph learns the truth about Apriland#8217;s past, his world is again turned upside down. Finally, Joseph must confront his own difficult past in order to make his dreams for the future come true.
"Readers will relate to these characters, be moved to tears and laughter by them, and most importantly, be inspired by them . . . a journey you should definitely take."
and#8220;The parallels to the biblical Joseph are easily recognizable and fit organically with the flow of the contemporary story. Evans has done his homework to realistically portray the ad agency world. The dialogue flows well and the main characters feel honest and likable.and#8221;
From wonderful storyteller and author of the bestselling phenomenon The Christmas Box, a new holiday novel based on the story of Joseph and the coat of many colors.
Joe is forced out of the family business by his jealous siblings. Moving on to another company, he soon becomes chief advisor to the CEO. But when the economy turns, Joe’s siblings need his help to save the family business.
Based on the Old Testament story about Joseph and the coat of many colors and including a love story, A Winter Dream can be embraced for its message of forgiveness by believers and nonbelievers alike.
About the Author
Richard Paul Evans is the #1 bestselling author of andlt;iandgt;The Christmas Boxandlt;/iandgt;. Each of his more than twenty-five novels has been a andlt;iandgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestseller. There are more than twenty million copies of his books in print worldwide, translated into more than twenty-four languages. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Mothers Book Award, the andlt;iandgt;Romantic Timesandlt;/iandgt; Best Womenandrsquo;s Novel of the Year Award, the German Audience Gold Award for Romance, two Religion Communicators Council Wilbur Awards, the andlt;iandgt;Washington Timesandlt;/iandgt; Humanitarian of the Century Award and the Volunteers of America National Empathy Award. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Keri, and their five children. You can learn more about Richard on Facebook at andnbsp;Facebook.com/RPEFans, or visit his website, RichardPaulEvans.com.