Silver Bells: A Holiday Tale

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Bantam Books, 2005 - Fiction - 274 pages
Every year on the first day of December, Christopher Byrne traveled from his farm in Nova Scotia to sell his Christmas trees on the streets of Manhattan. But this year there'd be no cheer for the widower and his twelve-year-old daughter, Bridget. For New York City had taken Christy's only son, headstrong sixteen-year-old Danny, who'd run off without a trace.
Librarian Catherine Tierney used to love the holidays: the lights, the carols, the nip in the air. But after her husband's death on Christmas Eve three years ago, the festivities seemed to start too early and last too long. Just before he died, Brian told his wife that he'd never leave her, that every Christmas he'd send Catherine a sign. On the quaint Chelsea street where she lives, Catherine will meet the tree seller from Novia Scotia. Both figured the world had forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. But they hadn't counted on finding each other, on fate, on second chances. . . and on a holiday gift of new love and new hope to last a lifetime.

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User Review  - susan259 - LibraryThing

This was a tv movie that I really enjoyed, so I went looking for the book. The details are a little different, but the book is still enjoyable and a nice holiday read. Read full review

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Every December, Christy Byrne travels from his Nova Scotia farm to Manhattan to sell his Christmas trees. The year before his sixteen-year-old son, Danny, ran off and disappeared into the streets of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
37
Section 4
57
Section 5
73
Section 6
89
Section 7
105
Section 8
109
Section 13
179
Section 14
195
Section 15
211
Section 16
223
Section 17
243
Section 18
257
Section 19
261
Section 20
277

Section 9
119
Section 10
125
Section 11
149
Section 12
163
Section 21
279
Section 22
295
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About the author (2005)

Luanne Rice is the author, most recently, of Last Kiss and Light of the Moon, among many other New York Times bestsellers. She lives in New York City and on the Connecticut shore.


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