A Baxter Family Christmas

A Baxter Family Christmas

A Novel

Book - 2016
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John Baxter invites the transplant recipient of his daughter's heart, Kendra Bryant, to Christmas Eve dinner but is met with criticism from his family, while Kendra anticipates that witnessing the family's faith in God will bring hope back into her life.

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John Baxter hopes to invite the transplant recipient of the heart of his daughterùwho died in a car accident two years prior, along with her husband and three of their four childrenùto Christmas Eve dinner, but his family, hoping to protect the feelings of the accident's only survivor, don't think it's such a great idea. By a #1 New York Times best-selling author.
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Karen Kingsbury’s most beloved characters are back!

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes A Baxter Family Christmas, a life-changing story of love and hope featuring the Baxter family.

Whether you’re meeting the Baxter family for the first time, or finding them all over again…A Baxter Family Christmas will leave fingerprints on your heart forever.

Two years have passed since the terrible car accident that took the life of John Baxter’s daughter, Erin, her husband and three of their four daughters. Prompted by grief, and missing his daughter, John has invited a stranger for Christmas Eve dinner—Kendra Bryant, the transplant recipient who now has Erin’s heart.

In light of their father’s idea, Ashley and her brother Luke don’t think it’s right. They want to protect their ten-year-old niece, Amy—the only surviving member of the accident. But John is determined and believes meeting this woman is something his deceased daughter would want.

At the same time, Maddie West, the eighteen-year-old daughter of Brooke Baxter West, is praying for meaning this Christmas. Could she find it in a newfound friendship with a boy she never expected to see again? Maddie believes in miracles, especially at Christmastime, but this is a stretch even she can’t imagine.

Meanwhile, Kendra Bryant has been struggling these past few years to find purpose in the tragedy that gave her a second chance. She believes the invitation to see the Baxters and witness their unwavering faith in God can instill peace and happiness back into her life.

Heartwarming and touching, filled with love and redemption, A Baxter Family Christmas brings together two families in the aftermath of loss and in the midst of an unfolding love story, all with the help of one very special child.

Publisher: New York : Howard Books, c2016
Edition: 1st Howard Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781451687569
Branch Call Number: FIC KIN
Characteristics: xvii, 249 p. ;,19 cm.


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Dec 08, 2016

Enjoyable Christmas read.

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