“Steven Manchester has a gift for expressing through his writing the complicated and transcendent beauty of the human experience with poignant clarity.” – Yolanda King, eldest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Steven Manchester has become one of my must-read authors.”
– Literary R&R
“I really liked Steven Manchester’s poetic writing style and ability to construct such a vivid, exciting, and impassioned story line full of heartbreak, inspiration, hope, love, and faith.”
– Book Trib
“Steven Manchester really knows how to write family . . . I cannot wait to read more by this author!”
– The Grand World of Books
“Mr. Manchester’s exquisite writing style makes this poignant story memorable and a joy to read.”
– Long and Short Reviews
“Manchester is a writer of great emotional depth.”
– The View From the Phlipside
“I would put him higher than Nicholas Sparks.”
– Community Bookshop
In this heartwarming holiday story, Steven Manchester, author of the #1 bestsellers Twelve Months and The Rockin’ Chair, takes us into the world of three of his characters from his novel Goodnight, Brian. Steph is on a search for truth in her heart as she faces the prospect of real love for the first time. Brian is out to enjoy his favorite season in a way that doctors never thought he could. And at the center of it all is their grandmother, affectionately known as Mama, a woman of remarkable commitment and charity who knows something very important about making Christmas wishes come true.
This brief, beautiful tale captures the promise of the holidays and the longing we all have for the magic of the season.
“Steven Manchester writes about life as it really is and really could be.” - Crystal Book Reviews
"Steven Manchester has a gift for expressing through his writing the complicated and transcendent beauty of the human experience with poignant clarity," says Yolanda King, eldest daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King. "Steven Manchester writes about life as it really is and really could be," adds Crystal Book Reviews. Steven Manchester’s work has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show, CNN’s American Morning and BET’s Nightly News. Recently, three of Manchester’s short stories were selected “101 Best” for the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Manchester writes deeply moving, intensely relatable novels that readers tend to remember and discuss for a long time.