It's December, 1941 and Jerilyn Marlene Seifert receives the dreaded telegram she's prayed she'd never have to read. Her Navy husband Ken has perished in the bombing at Pearl Harbor. Devastated, she boards a train for Nashville, to meet her husband's estranged family, but at a train stop along the way she discovers to her horror her purse has been stolen. Now widowed, four months pregnant, and penniless, Jerilyn finds herself stranded in a small town -- a complete stranger. Terrified for her future, she must learn to trust again. But is that even possible? Jerilyn drifted from the Lord years ago, and she feels unworthy to ask Him for help, until she stumbles upon a mysterious diary that will change her life forever. The compelling secrets at Christmas Hotel unleash emotions Jerilyn thought had died with her husband.