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For the good citizens of Hope, Washington, the future appears hopeless- until a small boy's crazy idea for a Homespun Christmas begins to turn things around. A century earlier, when pastor Fergus McKay came as pioneer to the small logging village of Hope, he envisioned a place where couples could fall in love and grow old together in service to God and community. But over ...more
Published September 1st 2002 by Barbour Publishing
(first published January 1st 2002)
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While this was a good book, I think that two of the stories in it (which all the stories are put in the same setting, time, and scenario with characters popping in all of them which I liked that they did) were more realistic, and the other two stories seemed more unrealistic by making relationships skip the whole dating/courting experience and right into engagement and very short ones of that. One of the stoies that jumped to engagment at least showed that they knew each other for a longggg time ...more
This book is a Christian Inspirational Romance, it is written in Novella format (f short stories, about 90 pages each). The collection of four relate to the same little town called "Hope" that because of an endangered owl, the town's logging business is closed, leaving the town worried that they soon will have nothing left in Hope and need to move elsewhere. A six year old boy gives them the idea that they can make their town into a tourist attraction during the Christmas season because they way ...more
This was a book of 4 Christmas stories and I seriously spent all of December reading it. I finished it just after the New Year. What a bummer. The books were OK. The 4th was actually my favorite and if they'd have all been like it I would have given the book a 3. All the stories were OK, but not exciting and not worth wasting your whole December reading on.