Something just right to help you get in the Christmas mood—
With her unique blend of Southern humor and wise insight, bestselling author Curtiss Ann Matlock brings us the memorable character of Olivia Pritchett, a singular woman we love instantly, who is capable of baking biscuits sweeter than any two angels in heaven, make a heartwarming home out of a raw cabin, and to bring Christmas right along with her to the Texas frontier.
Upon arriving in the tiny rustic town, with her two sons and a trunk full of dreams for a new life, widow Olivia Pritchett discovers the man she was to marry has died. The prospect of the long trip back from where she came, and causing her sons to spend Christmas traveling, is too painful to face. With all her strength, she prevails upon her fiancé’s partner to allow her and her boys to rest and to be able to spend at least Christmas at the ranch that was to be their home.
Monroe Locket wants no part of a mail-order bride, nor her snot-nosed boys. Life is hard on the frontier, and the woman is clearly a refined Easterner. Yet, for some intolerable reason, he can’t manage to deny her, and nothing he does seems to daunt her. Soon he finds himself doing just about everything she wants him to do!
Come on along and enjoy this sweet and high-spirited romance that expresses the joy of the season. You’ll be glad you did!