One Holy Night (2020)

One Holy Night J.M. Hochstetler One Holy Night As on that night so long ago in a world torn by sin and strife to a family that has suffered heart wrenching loss there will be born a baby It s and the Vietnam War is tearing the country apart
  • Title: One Holy Night
  • Author: J.M. Hochstetler
  • ISBN: 9781936438242
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
One Holy Night J.M. Hochstetler As on that night so long ago in a world torn by sin and strife to a family that has suffered heart wrenching loss there will be born a baby It s 1967, and the Vietnam War is tearing the country apart, slicing through generations and shattering families Because of Japanese atrocities he witnessed as a Marine in the South Pacific during WWII, Frank MAs on that night so long ago in a world torn by sin and strife to a family that has suffered heart wrenching loss there will be born a baby It s 1967, and the Vietnam War is tearing the country apart, slicing through generations and shattering families Because of Japanese atrocities he witnessed as a Marine in the South Pacific during WWII, Frank McRae despises all Asians Now his son, Mike, is a grunt in Viet Nam, and his wife, Maggie, is fighting her own battle against cancer When Mike falls in love with Thi Nhuong, a young Buddhist woman, and marries her in spite of his father s objections, Frank disowns him Then, as Christmas approaches, Frank s world is torn apart, and he turns bitter, closing his heart to God and to his family But what Frank doesn t know is that on this bleak Christmas Eve, God has in mind a miracle As on that holy night so long ago, a baby will be born and laid in a manger a baby who will bring forgiveness, peace, and healing to a family that has suffered heart wrenching loss.
One Holy Night J.M. Hochstetler

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  1. Tina

    One Holy Night by J M HochstetlerOne Holy Night could be called a modern day retelling of the nativity story set in 1967 Shepherdsville, Minnesota This story takes the reader on an emotional roller coaster ride, it brought me to tears as I read so you may want to have tissues near I wasn t sure I was going to like the book when I first started it but as I got into the story I became engrossed into the lives of the characters as I turned the pages The McRae family were facing some tough challenge [...]

  2. Cheryl Malandrinos

    The Viet Nam conflict is in full swing, but Frank McRae still lives in the past, tormented by his nightmares of fighting the Japanese in WWII Even worse, Frank s family is being torn apart His wife Maggie, the love of his life, is being tortured by ovarian cancer The thought of losing her is devastating and he urges her to continue the fight His son, Mike, goes off to Viet Nam, where God knows what could happen to him Actually, Frank knows all too well When Frank learns that Mike has fallen in l [...]

  3. Abi

    Will One Holy Night make a difference in one anger, bitter man s life What will it take to bring Frank McRae to forgive those that have done him and those he loved wrong Frank finds himself bitter and very hateful of any Asian person that comes across his path He saw alot while fighting in WWII, than he wishes and the memories seem to be like open wounds in his mind The atrocities of war purposeless killing and senseless dying brings Frank to a hatred of any Asian and they don t have to be Japa [...]

  4. Cheryl

    The year is 1967 Shepherdsville, Minnesota is where Frank McRae and his family lived The war in Viet Nam is about to cause a huge rift between Frank and his son, Mike Mike goes off to war Back home, Frank has a lot on his mind with worrying about his son and caring for his wife, Maggie Maggie is fighting her own war She has cancer She puts her trust in God Mike falls in love with a Vietnamese woman named Thi Nhuong When Mike s father learns that he is married, he goes into a rage As if marrying [...]

  5. Elaine

    Bigotry Abandonment Fighting a cancer battle Divorce Betrayal Unforgiveness Bargaining with God What type of ground is the bargain hunter s faith built on One can almost get to know some of the main characters as though they were a part of one s own life.While Mike is in Vietnam during the war, his mother, Maggie is fighting a battle of her own the battle of survival from ovarian cancer Neighbor Olivia has a struggle as well How does one trust God when their lives appear to be falling apart and [...]

  6. J.M. Hochstetler

    My contemporary novel, One Holy Night, was named the 2009 Christian Small Publishers Book of the Year in its original edition It releases in a new edition in October 2013 Kim Ford writes in her review posted on the Window to My World blog Within its pages you will discover the most beautiful modern day essence of Christ s nativity, mercy, and grace you ve read in a very long while.

  7. Acarrawa

    A sweet story, although slow to start and somewhat predictable A moving story of the importance of forgiveness and the necessity of not harboring bitterness.

  8. Mrskron

    Excellent Message for Christmas rand Beyond This book was a wonderful mix love, drama and a true Christian message This is why I read Christian Fiction I feel encouraged spiritually, and can carefully guard my heart Looking forward to reading books by JM Hockstetler

  9. Judy

    The Title Says It All One Holy Night This is one book you don t want to miss The emotional ride that this author takes you through is one you won t soon forget The setting of this book is 1967 during the Viet Nam War.The characters in this story are unforgettable Frank McRae is struggling with his faith in God Why would a loving God put him through this much pain Where is God when he needs him Frank has a lot of pain, anger, bitterness, and unforgiveness bottled up inside of him Can his wife Mag [...]

  10. Janice Aitkens

    I have read this on the Kindle there seems to have been a problem as some words was replaces with 3 4 sign But below is my reviewThis book was such a read i needed a tissue close in parts it was about a family a son who has gone to fight in the Vietnam war while his mother is fighting CancerIt was well written told the story of family friends their faith or lack of it in some cases you have a sister who married to a Pastor, the father who is bitter from WW2 the Japanese all Asians then the Son w [...]

  11. Amy

    One Holy Night is about a family during the 1967 Vietman War era Frank McRae witnesses horrible things in the South Pacific during World War II and becomes to dislike all Asians His wife, Maggie, is fighting a battle with cancer His son, Mike, is in Vietnam, falls in love with a young Vietnamese girl and marries her Frank becomes livid and refuses to have anything else to do with Mike Then tragedy strikes before Christmas What will happen when a baby is born on Christmas This is such a heart wre [...]

  12. Shirley Conley

    This is a story of a family in Minnesota in a time of crisis Maggie and Frank McRae have two adult children Julie and Mike Maggie is fighting cancer Mike is heading for Viet Nam in 1967 Frank is making deals with God if God will heal Maggie, Frank will dedicate his life to God s service Julie is married to Dan, a pastor and has one child a daughter, Amy The story includes family friends, Olivia, Terry and his wife Angie, and finally Mike s Vietnamese wife Thi Nhuong and her and Mike s son The mo [...]

  13. Joyce

    Good book I was in tears several times as it brought back memories of my mom being so sick and passing away at the young age of 55 Good Christian book.

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