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More than anything, Dessa Dean needed a friend. A friend to love and confide in, a friend with whom she could share her heart. A friend who would delight in all the beauty and joy and fun of Christmas, only four days away.

Hope had just about run out, but then . . . there came a scratchin' at the door and Dessa Dean's life was forever changed.

Hardcover, 256 pages
Published on September 30, 2008 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 0061139343
ISBN-13: 9780061139345
3 Book Reviews
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  • gabbygirl
    gabbygirlSunday, March 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm55 stars
    This book took a while to read but i loved it. It was really sad but had a lot of really happy stuff too. I recommend it.
    • football_lover
      football_loverThursday, February 26, 2015 at 12:45 pm55 stars
      This book is filled with excitement and sadness, but don't worry! It's a wonderful book. I totally rate this five stars. My favorite part was when Dessa Dean tells about the past Christmases with her Mama. I recommend this book to anyone who likes stories with happy endings.
      • spacerace15
        spacerace15Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 6:31 am55 stars
        I read this book for a group and I loved it . the story was an amazing book and I loved it