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Working at a rest home after caring for his mother during her terminal illness, Michael accepts the deathbed request of an elderly woman to return her cherished locket--given to her by a long-lost love--to her old hometown.
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My Dearest Michael, In the top drawer of my armoire is a velvet pouch containing two heirlooms. The first is my locket. I would like you to return it to Betheltown for me -- to lay it by the hearth of the fireplace where I left my love so many years ago. I am certain that the roads will be grown over, but you will know the place....
After the death of his mother, Michael Keddington finds employment at the Arcadia nursing home where he befriends Esther, a reclusive but beautiful elderly woman who lives in mourning for her youth and lost love.
Michael faces his own challenges when he loses his greatest love, Faye. When Michael is falsely accused of abusing one of the Arcadia's residents, he learns important lessons about faith and forgiveness from Esther -- and her gift to him of a locket, once symbolic of one person's missed opportunities, becomes another's second chance.About the Author:
Richard Paul Evans is the bestselling author of The Christmas Box, Timepiece, and The Letter as well as the children's book, The Christmas Candle. All proceeds from his books for children will go to The Christmas Box House International, an organization which he founded dedicated to building shelters and providing services for abused children. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and five children. He is currently working on his next novel.
Please send correspondence to Richard Paul Evans at:
P.O. Box 1416 Salt Lake City, UT 84110
Or visit his website at: www.thechristmasbox.com
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Book Description Audioworks, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0671043269
Book Description Audioworks, 1998. Audio Cassette. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110671043269