Tom Leihbacher’s newly released “A Gift Most Rare” is a heartwarming, God-honoring Christmas story for all ages

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In addition to richly evoking all the things associated with the traditional Christmas spirit, “A Gift Most Rare” by author Tom Leihbacher is also a nostalgic period piece and coming-of-age tale set in small-town USA during the early 1970s.

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Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Tom Leihbacher’s new book is designed to bring the readers back to a time when Christmas was filled with thanks to God, care for those around them, giving to those in need, and coming together to celebrate God’s gift of Jesus.

View a synopsis of “A Gift Most Rare” on YouTube.

Early reviews are strong:

“Congratulations to Tom for writing a heartwarming Christmas story that evokes the traditional Christmas spirit. “A Gift Most Rare” focuses on a God-honoring relationship between a young boy, a guardian angel and a whole village that rediscovers how best to celebrate Christmas.” - Kevin Sorbo, Actor, Producer, and Director.

“A Gift Most Rare” has already garnered nearly 60 FIVE-STAR reviews on Amazon and has been called a feel-good story with a timely message comparable to “It’s a Wonderful Life”.

Book sales are exceeding expectations and at least two television networks have inquired about movie rights.

Consumers can purchase “A Gift Most Rare” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at,, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

“A Gift Most Rare” is the first book in a four-part series. The summer sequel has been written and is being edited (title: Summer Up!) The third installment is in its first draft (title: Victory Lap.) A fourth book is outlined and ready to be written (working title: 42nd & Lex.)

For additional information or inquiries about “A Gift Most Rare,” contact Tom Leihbacher by phone at 914-261-4711 or by email at; Briarcliff Manor, NY, or the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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