"The Shepherd is quite a simple story: A young pilot, flying home Christmas Eve 1957, experiences a catastrophic electrical failure that knocks out all his equipment," explains author Frederick Forsyth. He wrote his bestselling Christmas story in a single sitting one Christmas Eve. "The last line is the twist in the tale."

For whom—and why—did he write this inspirational novella? We invite you to have a look at Open Road Media's exclusive video, in which Forsyth reveals the story behind this heartwarming tale.

And visit his author page at: openroadmedia.com/frederick-forsyth

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