Mary Jones is recently widowed and lonely...very lonely. Although the people of the small town of River Oak, Tennessee, call her Grandmother Jones with much affection, Mary yearns for the family she was never blessed with. When a stranger named Teresa appears on her doorstep with her four-year-old child, claiming to be the daughter of her deceased husband, Mary's world is forever changed. Even though Mary suspects Teresa is hiding a terrible secret, she takes her newfound stepdaughter underwing, determined to help her. Soon, the young woman garners the attention of Tom, the single and very handsome sheriff of the town, and Mary can't help but play matchmaker. When Teresa's daughter is kidnapped by her dangerous ex-husband, Mary and Teresa are forced to rely on the young sheriff, each other, and more importantly, God. Will Teresa's daughter be rescued? Will Mary receive a special Christmas gift this year--the one thing she has always wanted in her life? A Christmas Gift for Mary Jones is an inspirational story of faith, family, and love.