In a town that seems to have forgotten the reason for the season, Maxine Noelle Westray is a spoiled schoolgirl who has grown tired of sharing a birthday with the biggest holiday of the year. When a friendly but mysterious drifter named Jess comes to town, Maxine, her overworked executive mother, and the town’s disillusioned young minister each receive a powerful message about friendship, commitment, and the true meaning of Christmas.

An uplifting tale about the clash between Christmas and popular culture, The Perfect Gift features a year-round message for all ages. From the producers of The Perfect Stranger, Another Perfect Stranger, and Clancy, this entertaining story for the whole family includes the music video “Emmanuel (You Are with Me).”

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Chris Well is the editor-at-large for FamilyFiction and creator of Build Your Brand Academy. A media veteran with 30+ years experience working in the media, Chris has worked professionally in print, broadcasting, and digital media. Also a published novelist, Chris has written suspense and mysteries for traditional publishers and as a self-published author.