The Last Christmas Ride: A Novella


The Last Christmas Ride” is an inspiring story of a woman who overcomes heartbreak and adversity through faith and family and emerges stronger than ever. It reminds us that all of us have obstacles on our life journey, and we must try to experience and share the joy of life along the way. The story begins with the four Blackburn children in an idyllic setting on a northern Alabama farm. Their days are filled with horse riding, wild adventures, elaborate fantasies, and climbing to the top of a nearby Indian mound to dream about their futures. They can hardly anticipate what will happen to them. Despite the most overwhelming tragedies, “The Last Christmas Ride” is an uplifting story based on actual people and events.

Listen to Edie Hand Read from The Last Christmas Ride 

Listen to the Song, A Sister’s Love by Ronnie McDowell 

  • Hardcover: 188 pages
  • Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing (September 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1581826249
  • ASIN: B0044KMTTM


Despite the tragedies, this is the uplifting story of how one woman overcomes adversity and heartbreak through faith and family and emerges stronger than ever, and of how she gets past the obstacles on her journey through life and learns how important it is to experience the joy of the ride.