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The Christmas Train The Christmas Train
By Baldacci, David
2004-11 - Warner Books
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This edition of the "New York Times" bestseller--a heartwarming tale of humor, romance, and mystery by the bestselling author of "Split Second"--includes the brand-new short story, "Waiting for Santa." "Baldacci whips up a pleasant holiday confection."--"People." …More

The Christmas Dog The Christmas Dog
By Carlson, Melody
2009-09 - Fleming H. Revell Company
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Christmas miracles can come from unlikely sources Betty Kowalski isn't looking forward to the holidays. She just can't seem to find Christmas in her heart. Maybe it's because her husband is gone. Maybe it's because she's missing her children. Or maybe it has something to do with her obnoxious new neighbor, who seems to be tearing his house apart and rearranging it on the lawn. …More

The Christmas Quilt The Christmas Quilt
By Chiaverini, Jennifer
2005-11 - Simon & Schuster
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A seasonal gift to readers, "The Christmas Quilt" is a heartwarming rendition of how Christmas traditions at Elm Creek Manor were created--and embellished--over generations. …More

A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol
By Dickens, Charles
1991-06 - Dover Publications
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This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being. …More

Christmas Box Christmas Box
By Evans, Richard Paul
1995-10 - Simon & Schuster
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A Christmas classic for our times--the heartwarming story of the depth of a parent's love and the true meaning of Christmas--The Christmas Box is now available in a beautifully illustrated hardcover edition. Radio drive-time tour. …More

The Christmas Pearl The Christmas Pearl
By Frank, Dorothea Benton
2008-10 - Harperluxe
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Theodora is the matriarch of a family that has grown into a bunch of truculent knuckleheads. While she's finally gotten them all together in South Carolina to celebrate, this Christmas looks nothing like the extravagant, homey holidays of her childhood.


A Christmas Wedding A Christmas Wedding
By Greeley, Andrew M.
2001-11 - Forge
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This third volume in the O'Malley saga tells the story of Chuckie, the youngest son, who wants to live the quiet life of an accountant and raise a nice Catholic family. Fate has other plans, though. Thrown out of Notre Dame on trumped up charges, Chucky attends the University of Chicago--where his lifelong enemy Rosemarie attends. …More

Skipping Christmas Skipping Christmas
By Grisham, John
2003-10 - Doubleday Books
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Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty; they won't be hosting their annual Christmas Eve bash; they aren't even going to have a tree. …More

Christmas in Harmony Christmas in Harmony
By Gulley, Philip
2002-10 - HarperOne
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Bestselling author Gulley takes readers back to Harmony, Indiana, at Christmas time as inspiration strikes the inimitable Dale Hinshaw. This stocking -stuffer sized holiday novel offers fresh insight int the true meaning of Christmas. …More

A Christmas Blizzard A Christmas Blizzard
By Keillor, Garrison
2011-10 - Penguin Books
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A wealthy and depressed man bound for Christmas in Hawaii is abruptly summoned home to North Dakota. He arrives just in time to be trapped there by a blizzard. During his stay, he reaches an epiphany worthy of the season and resolves to simplify his life. 192 pp. 75,000 print. …More

The Homecoming The Homecoming
By Hamner, Earl
1992-12 - Lightyear Press
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When Clay Spencer fails to arrive home at the expected hour on Christmas Eve of 1933, his family is concerned. The older son, Clay-boy, is dispatched to find his father. On his journey through the snowbound Virginia hills, he experiences a series of hazardous, touching, and hilarious adventures. …More

Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story
By Lamb, Wally
2009-11 - Harperluxe
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focuses on a feisty parochial school fifth grader named Felix Funicello as Christmas approaches in 1964, then looks forward from the past to the present to measure what America has gained and what it has lost. …More

Christmas in Cedar Cove Christmas in Cedar Cove
By Macomber, Debbie
2010-10 - Mira Books
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It's Christmas in Cedar Cove, setting for some of the most beloved stories by "New York Times"-bestselling author Macomber. This volume presents her classic holiday tale "A Cedar Cove Christmas," along with the bonus story 5-B Poppy Lane. …More

A Covington Christmas A Covington Christmas
By Medlicott, Joan A.
2005-11 - Pocket Books
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There's a new pastor at the Cove Road Church in Covington. He discovers that the pastor 40 years ago had never graduated from ministerial school and was therefore not qualified to marry anyone--so the marriages of several long-"married" couples are invalid! The couples want to remarry on Christmas Eve, but with the church desperately in need of repairs and lacking the funds to fix the rotting floorboards and the outdated heating system, how can they get it ready in time? …More

The Spy Who Came for Christmas The Spy Who Came for Christmas
By Morrell, David
2008-10 - Vanguard Press
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Few thriller writers are as praised as Morrell, who has been called "the father of the modern action novel." Now he delivers a masterwork of suspense that is sure to become a holiday classic. …More

The Christmas Wedding The Christmas Wedding
By Patterson, James
2011-10 - Little Brown and Company
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The tree is decorated, the cookies are baked, and the packages are wrapped, but the biggest celebration this Christmas is Gaby Summerhill's wedding. Since her husband died three years ago, Gaby's four children have drifted apart, each consumed by the turbulence of their own lives. …More

Winter Solstice Winter Solstice
By Pilcher, Rosamunde
2001-05 - St. Martin's Press
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Retired London stage actress Elfrida Phipps never anticipated going off with a man, but after a devastating tragedy, Oscar Blundell asks for her companionship. Joining them at a Victorian house in Scotland are a broken hearted young woman, a teenage runaway, and a stranger who arrives during a snowstorm. Martin's Press. …More

Silver Bells: A Holiday Tale Silver Bells: A Holiday Tale
By Rice, Luanne
2005-11 - Large Print Press
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For a roughhewn Christmas tree farmer from Nova Scotia and a young reclusive librarian from New York City, the holidays have been troubled by tender memories of precious times past. Can the haunting voices of a magical city bring them together and return the light of a blessed season to their hearts once again? 0-553-80411-1$15.00 / Bantam …More

The Christmas Letters The Christmas Letters
By Smith, Lee
2002-09 - Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
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Three generations of women reveal their stories of love and marriage in the letters they write to family and friends during the holidays. It's a down-home Christmas story about tradition, family, and the shared experiences of women. …More

An Irish Country Christmas An Irish Country Christmas
By Taylor, Patrick
2010-11 - Tor Books
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The "New York Times"-bestselling author of "An Irish Country Doctor" takes readers back to the Irish village of Ballybucklebo for this heartwarming tale of yuletide merriment. …More

The Mischief of the Mistletoe: A Pink Carnation Christmas The Mischief of the Mistletoe: A Pink Carnation Christmas
By Willig, Lauren
2011-11 - New American Library
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Willig's beloved Pink Carnation series gets into the holiday spirit with this irresistible Regency Christmas caper. Arabella Dempsey accepts a position at a quiet girls' school in Bath, but she hardly imagines coming face to face with French aristocrats and international spies. …More