No Room at the Inn Author:Melody Carlson The people of Christmas Valley always celebrate Christmas to the fullest extent. The mayor plays Santa Claus, every business is holiday-themed, and there's a Nativity for kids each Christmas Eve. This town knows Christmas. — But nothing goes according to plan this year. Edith Ryan learns that none of her grown children can visit for Christmas... more ». So to fill the empty rooms she usually reserves for them in the Shepherd's Inn, she decides to welcome paying guests for the first time in seventeen years. She and her husband, Pastor Charles Ryan, pray about who will occupy the five rooms, and boy, are they in for a wild ride!
The Shepherd's Inn is full of strangers, busybody Myrtle Pinkerton is causing problens, and a young couple with a baby due any minute rolls into town in their bus. It's hardly the holiday Christmas Valley envisioned, but it may be just what they need. Will the community be pulled apart by the arrival of strangers? Or will they be brought closer together under the watchful eye of the One Who knows best?« less