Image of The Christmas Pearl

THE CHRISTMAS PEARL

Image of The Christmas Pearl

Benton Frank's latest is a heartwarming tale of Christmas magic and family traditions. Filled with Southern wit and charm, this enchanting novel is complete with a Christmas miracle and enticing recipes. It is certain to become a favorite of women's fiction fans of all ages.

Theodora is a 93-year-old lady who lives in Charleston with her daughter Barbara and son-in-law Cleland. When their children and grandchildren arrive for the Christmas holidays, the inevitable bickering ensues.

But Theodora recalls a time when holidays involved simple, yet meaningful family gatherings. When an unexpected visitor arrives, Theodora believes that her Christmas might actually become a celebratory holiday similar to those of her childhood years. (Morrow, Nov., 176 pp., $14.95)
Reviewed by: 
Sheri Melnick