A family secret might destroy a couple's hope for marriage.
Elizabeth Canning discovers an awful secret in her estranged aunt's diary. Believing her chances for a happy marriage are spoiled, she leaves her fiancé a letter and flees town. In hopes that distance will heal her broken heart, she takes refuge in her grandparents' Pennsylvania home.
Anticipating a Christmas Eve wedding with Elizabeth, David Stinner is confused by her letter and desperate to find her. Can David root out the truth about the past and bring back his bride? Or is the truth destined to bring an ultimate end to their romance?
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Secrets at Christmas
A short Christmastime story of late 1800's Pennsylvania, when days were supposedly simpler . . . a bittersweet tale of a long buried family secret threatens to ruin the Christmas holidays of two families, the Cannings and the Stinners. As the time draws near to their Christmas Eve wedding, Elizabeth discovers a secret written in a very old diary in the cabin where her parents once lived, she flees to the refuge of her grandparents' home . . . this story is a wonderful one for the holidays . . . clean, thoughtfully written, full of Christian values . . . but not sugar-coated . . . for sin was alive and well in the 1800's, just as it is today . . . and its much easier to run from our fears than to face them, as Elizabeth learned . . . her fiance, David turns out to be a brave young man . . . enjoy this tale of two families and how they learn to deal with loss and pain . . . and still be brave enough build a future . . .