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by Nancy Naigle

A Novel


Christmas in July

Free Excerpt

This is my favorite part of the summer ~ time for Hallmark's Christmas Keepsake Holiday Preview and all the romantic holiday movies.

I love Christmas in July!


It's been a dream of mine to have one of my books turned into a Hallmark movie, and I couldn't be more excited that Christmas Joy will be in this years holiday programming lineup. That just makes watching twice as much fun.


So, let's celebrate together.

And on 10/10 Christmas Joy 

will be available in Mass Market

Paperback for the very first time 

with a new low price.


Download the excerpt from Christmas Joy and start getting to know the great folks of Crystal Falls. (If you've already read Christmas this free excerpt and send it to a friend, and then check to make sure you left a review last year.)


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Thank you for being the most important part of my writing journey.

Good luck and good tidings year' round,  


About Christmas Joy

A heartwarming Christmas story about family, friendship and finding love in unexpected places.

Joy Holbrook might be all work and no play, but that changes when her Aunt Ruby takes a fall that lands her in a rehabilitation center before the holidays. Joy takes a leave of absence from her job as a market researcher to run the family farm, even though the timing may hinder her chance at garnering the promotion of her dreams.


Ben Andrews isn’t your average accountant. He also happens to be the handiest man in Crystal Falls. He’s helped his elderly neighbor, Ruby Johnson, decorate for the annual Christmas Home Tour—and win—the last several years. He’s not about to let some drop-in niece break their winning streak.


Ruby seems overly concerned about Joy being able to handle Molly. Under the impression she’s referring Molly the bunny that is one of the menagerie of animals, Joy’s not worried at all until the next morning when a little girl named Molly shows up. For the sake of her aunt, Joy is forced to partner with Ben while Ruby is on the mend to help with preparation for the Christmas tour and, in the process finds her career-focused heart dreaming of a family.


Will the magic of Christmas help her to open her heart and find her everlasting joy?


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