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Publisher's Summary

A heart-tugging tale of a boy and a troubled little girl who discover that the true spirit of Christmas is alive and well in the hearts of those who earnestly seek it.

Dr. Christopher Ringle is the last person you'd expect to find moonlighting as Santa Claus at the mall on the day after Thanksgiving. But it is there that he meets a young man named Molar Alan, who desperately needs a new perspective on the underlying value of Christmas. Dr. Ringle recruits Mo and his older brother as volunteers at a nearby children's hospital for the holiday season. At the hospital Mo is tasked to help bring holiday cheer to the young cancer patients on the fifth floor. His biggest challenge is befriending a decidedly angry girl who is so embarrassed by her scarred appearance that she hides her face behind the safety of a paper bag. Almost in spite of himself, Mo finds that Christmas joy emanates from a source far greater than the North Pole, while the young girl learns that she is more beautiful than she had ever imagined.

©2017 Kevin Alan Milne (P)2017 Hachette Audio

Critic Reviews

"Milne's debut novel is the epitome of the true meaning of Christmas. It's an inspiring tale filled with heartfelt characters that will move readers to view Christmas in a whole new light." (Leslie L. McKee, Romantic Times)
"The story is unexpectedly heartwarming...delivering his warm fuzzies and dashes of Christmas hope and magic." (Publishers Weekly)

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Beautiful, Uplifting, Moving

Love this book. Great performance and the story is although sad in some places, very touching and loving-shows the true meaning of the Christmas Spirit

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The real meaning of Christmas<br />

Short story packed with what Christmas is all about. Loveable characters & timeless message. Makes you appreciate all your blessings.