Two years have passed since the terrible car accident that took the life
of John Baxter’s daughter, Erin, her husband and three of their four
daughters. Prompted by grief, and missing his daughter, John has invited
a stranger for Christmas Eve dinner—Kendra Bryant, the transplant
recipient who now has Erin’s heart.
In light of their father’s
idea, Ashley and her brother Luke don’t think it’s right. They want to
protect their ten-year-old niece, Amy—the only surviving member of the
accident. But John is determined and believes meeting this woman is
something his deceased daughter would want.
At the same time,
Maddie West, the eighteen-year-old daughter of Brooke Baxter West, is
praying for meaning this Christmas. Could she find it in a newfound
friendship with a boy she never expected to see again? Maddie believes
in miracles, especially at Christmastime, but this is a stretch even she
Meanwhile, Kendra Bryant has been struggling
these past few years to find purpose in the tragedy that gave her a
second chance. She believes the invitation to see the Baxters and
witness their unwavering faith in God can instill peace and happiness
back into her life.
Heartwarming and touching, filled with love and redemption, A Baxter Family Christmas
brings together two families in the aftermath of loss and in the midst
of an unfolding love story, all with the help of one very special child.
- Item CodeC03263B
- PublisherHoward Books
- AudienceAges 15 & Up