Christmas Hope

9 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 530 ratings

The Christmas Shoes Publisher's Summary

Donna VanLiere's The Christmas Shoes is an extraordinary tale based on the #1 hit single of the same name. The unforgettable, heartwarming song by NewSong instantly soared to the top of the charts, mesmerizing listeners. The book captured the hearts of readers everywhere.

Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life, and nothing at all. Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert has lost sight of his wife, family and, ultimately, himself. An eight-year-old Nathan is losing his beloved mother, Maggie, to cancer. But Nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold on to every moment they have.

A chance meeting on Christmas Eve brings Robert and Nathan together, and in this one encounter their lives are forever altered as Robert learns an important lesson: sometimes the smallest things can make all the difference.

Donna VanLiere's The Christmas Shoes, a tale of our shared humanity, is a universal story of the deeper meaning of serendipity and how a power greater than ourselves can shape, and even save, our lives.

©2001 Donna VanLiere (P)2001 Audio Renaissance, A Division Of Holtzbrinck Publishers, LLC
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  • Book 1

    • The Christmas Shoes

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Robert is a successful attorney who has everything in life, and nothing at all. Focused on professional achievement and material rewards, Robert has lost sight of his wife, family and, ultimately, himself. An eight-year-old Nathan is losing his beloved mother, Maggie, to cancer. But Nathan and his family are building a simple yet full life, and struggling to hold on to every moment they have.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You can find light even in the darkest night.

    • By Jessica on 12-02-16

    Regular price: $15.93

  • Book 2

    The Christmas Blessing audiobook cover art
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  • Book 3

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  • Book 4

    • The Christmas Promise

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Donna VanLiere's books movingly portray ordinary people reaching for more meaningful lives. In The Christmas Promise, she follows two seemingly separate individuals and shows how their lives intersect.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • God's grace at Christmas

    • By Byron on 11-23-14

    Regular price: $14.60

  • Book 5

    • The Christmas Secret

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    When a struggling young single mother saves the life of an elderly woman, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, loyalty, and determination, all the while setting her on the path to finding true love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet Story for Christmas Time

    • By Debbie on 05-02-13

    Regular price: $23.93

  • Book 6

    • The Christmas Journey

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    The 80-mile journey of a common carpenter and a simple peasant girl is one of the most powerful stories in history. As books go out of print and stories fade from memory, the journey of Joseph and Mary and her delivery inside a common barn continues to bless and inspire hope in people around the world. Donna VanLiere’s retelling shows that the story of the Nativity is alive in our modern world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful Story of Jesus birth

    • By beckyofthewoods on 04-18-15

    Regular price: $7.93

  • Book 7

    • The Christmas Note

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    From author of The Christmas Hope series, which has enthralled millions, comes a new inspirational novel about an unlikely friendship between two women, but one that will change each of their lives forever. Gretchen Daniels has recently moved into an apartment with her two children to be closer to her mother, Miriam. She and her children are building a life together in a new community when a mysterious young woman, Melissa McCreary, moves into the apartment next to them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warm Christmas Story of Hope

    • By Debbie on 05-02-13

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 8

    • The Christmas Light

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 4 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    In the small town of Grandon, five very different people discover the true meaning of Christmas. Jennifer and Ryan are both single parents, struggling with their own losses and heartache. Sixteen-year-old Kaylee is faced with a life-changing situation that has affected her whole family. Stephen and Lily are happily married and ready to start a family. All of them are facing their own struggles, and all are finding their way through the dark.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Christmas Light

    • By marcella deckard on 01-07-18

    Regular price: $17.49

  • Book 9

    • The Christmas Town

    • By: Donna VanLiere
    • Narrated by: Donna VanLiere
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    Lauren Gabriel spent many years of her childhood in foster homes, wishing her mother would come back for her and be the family she needs. Now 20 years old, she still longs for a place that she can truly call home. Her work as a cashier is unfulfilling, and at Christmas it's unbearable with the songs and carols and chatter of Christmas that she hears throughout the day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story that focuses on how no one is really ever alone

    • By Pat L G on 12-31-16

    Regular price: $17.49