For seventy years, the little cotton mill town of Fries, Virginia had rested peacefully on the space God had scooped out of the banks of the New River. Past adversities: the Great Depression, the devastating Flood of '40, the infamous Theater Murder in '41, had oll been oversome. None though were going to compare to the disconloation due to the events preceing the Christmas of '69.
It took an real-life angel named Suzie, and a Stranger Santa Claus named Just Sam, to remind the town of the true reason for the season. Together they brought back the Christmas Spirit to a town that had sunken into despair.
This is a perfect book to read while curled up under your favoroite blanket, in front of the fireplace, while drinking your hot chocolate.
It is filled with “hallmark” moments.