Appalachian Book of the Week

Appalachian Book of the Week 

Our featured book for this week is Nora Bonesteel's Christmas Past: A Ballad Novella by Sharyn McCrumb.

 
  
$18.99
ISBN-13: 9781426754210
Availability: *New book on our shelves now*
Published: Abingdon Press, 10/2014

When someone buys the old Honeycutt house, Nora Bonesteel is glad to see some life brought back to the old mansion, even if it is by summer people. But when they decide to stay through Christmas, they find more than old memories in the walls. 

On Christmas Eve, Sheriff Spencer Arrowood and Deputy Joe LeDonne find themselves on an unwelcome call to arrest an elderly man for a minor offense. As they attempt to do their duty, while doing the right thing for a neighbor, it begins to look like they may all spend Christmas away from home.

 

In a story of spirits, memories, and angels unaware, Sharyn McCrumb revisits her most loved characters who know there is more to this world than the eye can see, especially at Christmastime.


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