Donna VanLiere

Donna VanLiere
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Donna VanLiere is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. Her much-loved Christmas Hope series includes The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Blessing, both of which were adapted into movies for CBS Television, The Christmas Secret, The Christmas Journey and The Christmas Hope, which was adapted into a film by Lifetime. She is also the author of The Angels of Morgan Hill and Finding Grace. VanLiere is the recipient of a Retailer's Choice Award for Fiction, a Dove Award, a Silver Angel Award, an Audie Award for best inspirational fiction, and a nominee for a Gold Medallion Book of the Year. She is a gifted speaker speaks regularly at conferences. She lives in Franklin, Tennessee, with her husband and their children.


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Author Interview with Donna Vanliere for The Christmas Hope

Bestselling author Donna Vanliere discusses her novel The Christmas Hope, the third in her series to be adapted for film by CBS television.

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Finding Grace - Donna VanLiere

An inspirational look into Donna VanLiere's memoir "Finding Grace". A true story about losing your way in life... and finding it again.

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The Christmas Blessing by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's novel The Christmas Blessing. In The Christmas Shoes, young Nathan Andrews was a child who lost his mother to cancer. Now his deepest wish is to become a doctor. When a stranger named Robert gave him the money to buy his mother a pair of shoes for her last Christmas, both Robert and Nathan learned the deepest lessons of love and giving. Now a medical student in his third year, Nathan realizes there are still things to be learned about faith, blessings,

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The Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Donna VanLiere read from her novel The Angels of Morgan Hill. The small town of Morgan Hill, Tennessee, is turned upside down in 1947 when the Turners become the only black family ever to move into the area. Nine-year-old Jane Gable first lays eyes on young Milo Turner the day that her trouble-making, alcoholic father is buried in the Morgan Falls cemetery. When the Turners begin work as sharecroppers on a local tobacco farm, their presence challenges the comfort

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The Christmas Note by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's novel The Christmas Note. Donna VanLiere's Christmas books have enthralled millions of readers. Now she delivers a new inspirational novel about an unlikely friendship between two women—a friendship that will change each of their lives forever. Gretchen Daniels has recently moved into a condo with her two children to be closer to her mother, Miriam. As they build a life together in their new community, they notice a mysterious young woman, Melissa Mc

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The Christmas Journey by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's book The Christmas Journey. The eighty-mile journey of a common carpenter and a simple peasant girl is one of the most powerful stories in history. As books go out of print and stories fade from memory, the journey of Joseph and Mary and her delivery inside a common barn continues to bless and inspire hope in people around the world. Donna VanLiere's retelling shows that the story of the Nativity is alive in our modern world.

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The Christmas Secret by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's heartwarming novel The Christmas Secret. When a struggling young single mother saves the life of an elderly woman, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, loyalty, and determination, all the while setting her on the path to finding true love. Christine Eisley is the mother of seven-year-old Zach and five-year-old Haley. Her ex-husband provides little, if any, child support and makes life difficult for Christine by using t

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The Christmas Promise by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt and hear Donna VanLiere read from her novel The Christmas Promise. Donna VanLiere's books movingly portray ordinary people reaching for more meaningful lives. In The Christmas Promise, she follows two seemingly separate individuals and shows how their lives intersect. Chaz McConnell realizes that his life is empty—and he's made it that way. He goes home every night to a bare apartment. For the first time in his life, he's working at a job that will last more than a few weeks

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The Christmas Hope by Donna VanLiere--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's novel The Christmas Hope. Perennial New York Times bestsellers and Audie Award finalists The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Blessing have become inspirational holiday classics, and The Christmas Hope is poised to become a seasonal favorite in its own right. Patricia and Mark Addison have long given up the hope of having a meaningful Christmas. But this year, Patricia's job as a social worker will lead her to a very special five-year-old. Against h

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Listen to an interview with Donna Van Liere about the Christmas

"Listen to this author interview with Donna Van Liere, author of books including The Christmas Hope, The Christmas Shoes, The Christmas Blessing, The Angels of Morgan Hill and Finding Grace. VanLiere is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. Learn more about Donna VanLiere at http://us.macmillan.com/author/donnavanliere Read about VanLiere's book The Christmas Hope at http://us.macmillan.com/thechristmashope/DonnaVanLiere"

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Christmas Keepsakes

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Griffin

In The Christmas Shoes, a chance encounter between two strangers alters their lives forever.  Eight-year-old Nathan is losing his beloved mother to cancer....


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The Good Dream

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Griffin

In this full-length novel from the New York Times Bestselling author of The Christmas Hope series Donna VanLiere has written a beautifully rendered and...


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The Christmas Note

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

Donna VanLiere’s Christmas books have enthralled millions of readers. Now she delivers a new inspirational novel about an unlikely friendship between two...


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The Christmas Journey

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

The eighty-mile journey of a common carpenter and a simple peasant girl is one of the most powerful stories in history. As books go out of print and stories...


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The Christmas Secret

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

When a struggling young single mother saves the life of an elderly woman, she sets into motion a series of events that will test her strength, loyalty, and...


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Finding Grace

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

Finding Grace is the powerful, often humorous, and deeply moving story of one woman’s journey of broken dreams. It is the story of how a painful legacy of the...


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The Christmas Promise

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

Each Christmas we are given a promise from heaven. And each year on earth we make promises to each other. This is a story about how a promise from one person...


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The Christmas Hope

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

Perennial New York Times bestsellers and Audie Award finalists The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Blessing have become inspirational holiday classics, and...


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The Christmas Blessing

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

In The Christmas Shoes, young Nathan Andrews was a child who lost his mother to cancer. Now his deepest wish is to become a doctor. When a stranger named...


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The Christmas Shoes

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Press

Sometimes, the things that can change your life will cross your path in one instant-and then, in a fleeting moment, they're gone. But if you open your eyes,...


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The Angels of Morgan Hill

Donna VanLiere
St. Martin's Griffin


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