It's Christmas in the beloved town of Cape Light! When Lucy takes in a teenage runaway, will it be the last straw in her strained relationship with Charlie? Meanwhile, Betty Bowman is determined to find a love of her own. will she really find what she's looking for in the man playing Santa at the Rotary Club Christmas party?
The loveliest gift of the year-the new Christmas novel set in the beloved town
Lucy and Charlie's relationship has been on the rocks, but just as Lucy's about to call it quits, a runaway teenager crosses her path. It turns out this girl has been shuffled from home to home and has decided to make her own destiny-landing in Cape Light. Lucy takes her in despite Charlie's protests. This could be the thing that makes or breaks their frayed relationship...
With a grown son embarking on his own life, and an ex-husband starting a new family, Betty realizes it's time to find a partner of her own. Then Santa bears an unexpected gift at the Rotary Club's Christmas party: himself. Beyond the red suit and the padding, she notices a twinkle in his eye. Has the holiday cheer gone to her head, or is she really attracted to a struggling magazine writer who plays dress-up? But things aren't always as they seem, especially in Cape Light-and unless Betty realizes that good things come in different packages, she risks Santa passing over her this Christmas.
Thomas Kinkade is America's most collected living artist. He lives in Northern California. Katherine Spencer was a fiction editor before turning to a full-time career as a writer. She is the author of more than twenty books for both children and adults. She lives on Long Island, New York.