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Every year on the first day of December, Christopher Byrne traveled from his farm in Nova Scotia to sell his Christmas trees on the streets of Manhattan. But this year there'd be no cheer for the widower and his twelve-year-old daughter, Bridget. For New York City had taken Christy's only son, headstrong sixteen-year-old Danny, who'd run off without a trace. Librarian Catherine Tierney used to love the holidays: the lights, the carols, the nip in the air. But after her husband's death on Christmas Eve three years ago, the festivities seemed to start too early and last too long. Just before he died, Brian told his wife that he'd never leave her, that every Christmas he'd send Catherine a sign. On the quaint Chelsea street where she lives, Catherine will meet the tree seller from Novia Scotia. Both figured the world had forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. But they hadn't counted on finding each other, on fate, on second chances. . . and on a holiday gift of new love and new hope to last a lifetime.
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|Grouping Title||silver bells|
|Grouping Author||rice luanne|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-26 22:43:20PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-25 23:53:56PM|
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The enchantment of the holidays meets the pure storytelling genius of New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice as she presents readers with a special gift for the season and a Christmas favorite in the making....
On a quaint, snowy Chelsea street, librarian Catherine Tierney and a widowed Christmas tree seller from Nova Scotia will rediscover the magic of the season, in a chance encounter that leads to a holiday surprise of love and hope powerful enough to last a lifetime.
Praise for Silver Bells
"Destined to become an enchanting Christmas classic . . . Pick up this book and let its magic work wonders as it enlivens your soul."—Best Reviews
"A standout Christmas story."—Kirkus Reviews
"Rice's romanticized vision of Manhattan is sharpened by local detail, and her heartwarming Christmas story will please readers."—Publishers Weekly
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Silver bells / Luanne Rice
Christmas tree industry