Unexpected Christmas Hero is an inspiring and compelling story of friendship and survival. Forced by unexpected circumstances to live on the streets and in homeless shelters, Josie Meyers and her two small children share in the lives and struggles of other homeless people. Eventually, Josie meets Rick, a homeless, disabled vet who becomes their ultimate friend.
While living in the shelters she continually hears the gospel, reigniting memories of the words she heard and believed as a child. Will these events lead her and her children home to the ultimate shelter?
Item #: N124107
Size: 8.5 X 5.5 Inches
Page Count: 240
Pack Qty: 36
Pub Date: October 2012
“Kathi Macias has written a warm, tender story about a widow with two young children struggling to survive a homeless winter. Your heart will ache for this little family as they shuffle back and forth between street and shelter. This touching tale of enduring faith and eternal love will not only bring you to tears but leave you smiling at the end.”
– Margaret Brownley, New York Times best-selling author of “The Brides of Last Chance Ranch” series
“Kathi Macias does it again! In Unexpected Christmas Hero, she tugs at the heart . . . and then pulls some more for a heartwrenching story about all aspects of humanity. This story shows how acts of faith from the most unexpected person can make a monumental difference in the lives of those who have been in the deepest, darkest trenches of life.”
– Debby Mayne, author of Sweet Baklava and the “Class Reunion” series
About the Author
Multiple award-winning author Kathi Macias’s nearly 35 books include the “Freedom” series and the “Extreme Devotion” novels for New Hope Publishers. Her devotionals reach hundreds of thousands—through the Christian Civic League, Black Christian News, Latino Christian News, Christians in Recovery, and crosswalk.com. The Excellence in Media Angel Award, San Diego Christian Writers Guild fiction awards, Golden Scroll Novel of the Year (Red Ink), Carol Award finalist (Red Ink), 2011 Author of the Year from BooksandAuthors.net, and grand prize in an international writing contest are some of her credits.
A popular speaker for women’s retreats, conferences, churches, and more, including TV and radio programs, Kathi also loves outreach to prison and homeless ministries, and praying for and aiding the persecuted church globally. A mother and grandmother, Kathi and husband, Al, live in California.