Perhaps this is not the genre for some folks . . . but it is for me . . . especially during the holidays. We all need to have our faith renewed, refr..Show More »eshed and to listen to an audio book that makes us feel BETTER, and not weighed down with the everyday woes of life. I love this story of a single dad with two wild twins. He lost his wife in a car wreck four years earlier, and he, whether wrong or right had let his in-laws take over raising them just after he lost his wife. The audio book is full of real life issues and pain that arises following the loss of someone so close to us. The way each of us reacts to such a loss is very different, sometimes very puzzling to those around us. If you do not know God, or want to know God, you will be put off by Debbie Macomber's books, because they will put you face to face with issues of faith and forgiveness. I appreciate that, admire that and would recommend this book and her others to anyone who wants to learn to love more, forgive more, and face every tomorrow a happier person.
If you love Christmas stories, you will love this one. This time of year, especially, I love to listen to Christmas audio books while I sew, bake, an..Show More »d do other things at home . . . or when I am driving. What I appreciate most about Debbie Macomber's Christmas books is that she keeps Christ in Christmas, and the people in her stories are going through the same things we all do . . . daddy's go to war, parents get killed in car wrecks, and folks stuff the pain deep in their hearts . . . until something or someone comes along that makes them face it. All her books have a sweet spirit . . . enjoy.
I'm not a contemporary fan and rarely read them. But this was a great listen. Although not "biblically correct" it is still a sweet story about angels..Show More » and their impact on some young West coast people in a Dickens' Christmas Carol parallel. Charming story and darling romance.