"So much for Christmas," Elizabeth exclaimed after her older brother James tells her their mother has been killed. Just days before Christmas, Martha Cooper’s five children are faced with a reality that forces them to do something they haven’t done in years. They set their differences aside and work together to salvage the holiday.
As they proceed with plans for a traditional Cooper Family Christmas, the family seeks solace in spite of the strange circumstances surrounding their mother’s death. Upon discovering a business card among Martha’s possessions, the siblings call the telephone number on the card and speak with Joseph Watkins. When the young salesman agrees to meet with the family on Christmas Eve, they soon discover that his brief encounter with their mother leads to more than any of them could imagine. (Publisher website)