When her pastor’s wife asked her to befriend him, she never imaged that it would be like this. When Wade Gentry came to the small town of Pine Grove , Pennsylvania , to live with his aunt and uncle, Claire Parker’s life was changed. After losing her mom at age eleven, her now eighteen-year-old self was dealing with her alcoholic dad. Constantly telling herself to give it to God, Wade helps her fully rely on God and receive the peace and rest that God offers. Little did she know that making that decision would have a major impact on her life. An Unexpected Christmas Gift is a story of hope, peace, rest and friendship that thrives throughout the magical Christmas season. It’s filled with laughter, twists, turns and a few unexpected Christmas gifts.