get in the mood for Christmas with this blog tour and giveaway for Silent Days, Holy Night
by Phyllis Clark Nichols, hosted by JustRead Tours
ABOUT THE BOOK
Silent Days, Holy Night
b>Author: Phyllis Clark Nichols
October 30, 2018
Contemporary Women’s Fiction/Christmas
The sounds of Christmases past echo through a silent
Everyone in town knows Emerald Crest, the green granite
mansion atop the highest hill: the legendary, lavish Christmas festivities that used to light up the
and the silence that followed when the parties abruptly stopped many years ago. And eve
has heard whispers about the reclusive, mysterious master of the manor, Henry Lafferty the Second . .
old Julia Russell steps into the great house for the first time and meets Mr. Lafferty,
the entire course of
her life is altered. She meets a man who is nothing at all like the rumors she’s heard
from neighbors and classmates. He’s kind and extraordinarily talented
he also happens to be deaf and
uses a wheelchair. And when she overhears a secret about him, Julia
decides it’s time for the town to
bring Christmas back to Emerald Crest
an act that will change them all forever.
sat down on the edge of my bed. “Time for lights out, my number one daughter.”
“I’m sorry if I
disappointed you today. I didn’t mean to. I just couldn’t help myself.”
your curiosity got the best of you? You might remember what it did to the cat.
But everything turned out all right for you. Not so much for the cat. And Mr.
Lafferty did seem to enjoy your playing.”
“Will you take me back with you when you go to
see him? Mr. Lafferty asked me to come and play again.”
Mr. Lafferty’s special gift talking with his hands? It surely looked like a
gift to me.”
that’s just his language, one of the ways he communicates. You’ll know his
special gift when you see it, because you have never, and I mean never, seen
anything like it. Maybe next time.”
that means I get to go back to Emerald Crest?”
like it, but you need to remember that you’re not to talk about meeting Mr.
Lafferty. He’s a very private man and doesn’t want people knowing anything
about his business. We need to respect that. Do you understand?”
“Yes, sir.” Dad prayed with me, kissed me
goodnight, and turned off my bedside lamp. As soon as he closed my door, that’s
when the light came on—the light in my brain.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Phyllis Clark Nichols’s character
driven Southern fiction explores profound human questions usi
imagined residents of small town communities you just know you’ve visited before. With a strong faith
and a love for nature, art, music, and ordinary people, she tells redemptive tales of loss and recovery,
estrangement and connection, longing and f
ulfillment . . . often through surprisingly serendipitous
Phyllis grew up in the deep shade of magnolia trees in South Georgia. Born during a hurricane, she is no
stranger to the winds of change: In addition to her life as a novelist,
Phyllis is a seminary graduate,
concert pianist, and cofounder of a national cable network with health
programming. Regardless of the role she’s playing, Phyllis brings creativity and compelling
ntly appears at conventions, conferences, civic groups, and churches, performing half
musical monologues that express her faith, joy, and thoughts about life
all with the homespun humor
and gentility of a true Southern woman.
ently serves on several nonprofit boards. She lives in the Texas Hill Country with her portrait
CONNECT WITH PHYLLIS: website
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- a print copy of Silent Days, Holy Night by Phyllis Clark Nichols
- a print copy of Sleigh Bells Ring by various authors
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midnight December 10, 2018
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