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The Christmas Promise

(2007)
(The fourth book in the Christmas Hope series)
A novel by

 
 
Each Christmas we are given a promise from heaven. And each year on earth we make promises to each other. This is a story about how a promise from one person to another shows us the true meaning of faith, remembrance, and love.Seven years ago Gloria endured a family tragedy that almost shook her faith entirely. Each Christmas she places a card in an envelope on her tree, restating a promise she made to her husband before he died. Now, having moved from her small town and all the painful memories it held, she is building a life by caring for people in need. Whether it's a young mother who can't pay her electric bill or a family who needs some extra food, Gloria always finds a way. Miriam is a thorn in Gloria's side. Miriam is a constantly critical, disapproving neighbor who looks with suspicion at all the good things Gloria does. When a twist of fate makes them roommates instead of neighbors, it's the ultimate test of patience and faith.Chaz has a good job as head of security at Wilson's Department Store, but each night he returns home to an empty apartment. He longs for a wife and family of his own but realizes that the life choices he's made have alienated him. He befriends a young boy whose mother has fallen on hard times, giving him a chance to have a life he thought impossible.In The Christmas Promise, the lives of these characters collide and we learn that even as we move ahead, the past is never far behind. And when we are forgiven much, we love much. In this warmly humorous and deeply poignant story, we are reminded that the Christmas Promise is the promise of second chances.

Genre: Inspirational

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November 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Christmas Promise (Christmas Hope Series #4)
Author(s): Donna VanLiere
ISBN: 1-59722-559-2 / 978-1-59722-559-5 (USA edition)
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Title: The Christmas Promise (Christmas Hope Series #4)
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Christmas Promise
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ISBN: 1-59554-332-5 / 978-1-59554-332-5 (USA edition)
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October 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Christmas Promise
Author(s): Donna VanLiere
ISBN: 1-4272-3344-6 / 978-1-4272-3344-8 (USA edition)
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November 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Christmas Promise
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November 2007 : Australia Audio edition
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November 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Christmas Promise
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November 2007 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Christmas Promise
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November 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Christmas Promise (Christmas Hope Series #4)
Author(s): Donna VanLiere
ISBN: 1-59859-304-8 / 978-1-59859-304-4 (USA edition)
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October 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Christmas Promise (Christmas Hope Series #4)
Author(s): Donna VanLiere
ISBN: 1-4272-0189-7 / 978-1-4272-0189-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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July 2010 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Christmas Promise: A Novel
Author(s): Donna VanLiere
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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