The new pastor in Covington discovers that the pastor from forty years ago was never ordained, and was therefore not qualified to marry anyone! With five long-standing marriages thrown into crisis, it's decided that the couples absolutely must remarry on Christmas Eve. With the church desperately in need of repairs, though, how can they get it ready in time? Sounds like a job for the ladies of Covington! But when last-minute obstacles threaten to stop the weddings, Grace, Hannah, and Amelia are going to need a miracle to turn Christmas Eve into a wedding day that no one will ever forget.
In this wondrous new holiday book in Joan Medlicott's USA Today bestselling series, the Christmas season brings a host of surprises -- not all of them welcome -- to the lovely ladies of Covington and their small North Carolina mountain town.
The new pastor at the Cove Road Church in Covington discovers that a former pastor from forty years ago was never ordained as a minister, and was therefore not qualified to marry anyone -- which means that five longstanding marriages are invalid! With their marriages thrown into crisis, it's decided that the couples absolutely must remarry on Christmas Eve. But with the church desperately in need of repairs and lacking the funds to fix the rotting floorboards and the outdated heating system, how can they ever get it ready in time?
Sounds like a job for the ladies of Covington! Grace, Hannah, and Amelia step in to organize the weddings, while their friends and neighbors volunteer paint, lumber, and good old-fashioned elbow grease to fix up the church. But when last-minute obstacles threaten to stop the weddings, they're going to need a miracle to turn Christmas Eve into a wedding day that no one will ever forget.
Brimming with warmth, charm, and the spirit of the holidays, A Covington Christmas is a delightful gift for new fans and returning fans alike!
Joan Medlicott was born and raised on St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. She lives with her husband in the mountains of North Carolina. She is the author of the Ladies of Covington series as well as several standalone novels. Visit her website at JoanMedlicott.com.
"A must-read for women of all ages."
-- The Tampa Tribune
"Settle back in a comfortable chair and enjoy your visit to Covington, a town rich with charm and character."
-- Debbie Macomber
"I have always enjoyed Joan Medlicott's books. The characters stay with you long after you finish."
-- Jude Deveraux
"[G]enuinely inspiring....The reader can't help but be moved...."
-- Library Journal
"Ms. Medlicott is attuned to the nuances of Southern life and draws her characters with affectionate understanding, and an inspiring message of self-acceptance, courage, and survival."
-- The Dallas Morning News
"A winner....The three ladies inspire by forming a community in which they thrive and find new careers and loves, all with dignity and autonomy."
-- Publishers Weekly
"A heartwarming adventure."
-- San Jose Mercury News
"There's never a dull moment."
-- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"[A] charming story of small-town life. Wholesome and appealing."
"Fans of Jan Karon and Ann Ross will enjoy these gentle novels."
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