A Dog for Christmas

A Dog for Christmas

An Amish Christmas Romance

Book - 2017
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Baker & Taylor
After Henry tragically loses his twin brother, his dog Lucky, and his first love to another man, he believes that he will never be able to fill the voids in his life until one Christmas changes his path of hardship in life.

Perseus Publishing
One Christmas morning, while young Amish twins Henry and Harvey are sledding, they find a big black dog wandering in a field. They adopt the Newfoundland and name him Lucky, and he soon becomes their best friend and playmate. When tragedy strikes and Harvey drowns in a spring creek, Henry’s only source of comfort is his furry companion. To make matters worse, the Depression is especially hard on Henry’s parents who have more children than they can care for. He is sent to live with another family, where he becomes enchanted with Katie Stoltzfus. Eventually, Lucky passes away, leaving a hole in Henry’s heart, and he wonders if he will ever find another friend as faithful and loving. As Henry grows up, he has other dogs, but none are as special as the Newfoundland he and his brother once cherished. When Katie marries another man, it seems Henry will never be happy again. Every passing Christmas reminds him of the people and animal friends now missing from his life. Though, no holiday story is complete without a miracle. In A Dog for Christmas, bestselling author Linda Byler delivers a beautiful Christmas story of quiet triumph in the face of lifelong adversity. After years of loneliness and longing, Henry is finally rewarded with a hard-won love, a family to call his own, and a new best friend. Could there possibly be a better gift than that?
Bestselling Amish novelist Linda Byler tells a Christmas story of friendship and perseverance.

Publisher: New York : Good Books, c2017
ISBN: 9781680993332
Branch Call Number: FIC BYL
Characteristics: 209 p. ;,20 cm.

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