Linda Lael Miller: A Lawman's Christmas



T then he died in the arms of a misguided woman in a oom above the Bitter Gulch Saloon and left us high and dry With her two daughters Edrina and Harriet Dara Rose is barely making ends meet and has been asked to leave her home provided to the town s marshal to make way for the new marshal But Clay isn t the type to oust a woman and her children out of their home Besides Clay is looking for a wife and he may have just found her Set in 1914 almost at the end of the Wild West era this is pure vintage Linda Lael Miller The strong honorable hero and the eually strong heroine The kids were adorable cute without being too cute and wise beyond their years Although I ve ead the premise of this story many times before the marriage of convenience Ms Miller s execution still kept my attention She has mastered the craft of writing western omances Although I have to admit I enjoy her historicals a bit than her contemps the lady could write westerns in her sleep A short solid and enjoyable historical western Omnibus Films romance with a Christmas setting as a bonus ARC courtesy of Harleuin via NetGalley Another fantastic addition to one of the best westernomance series out there Clay Dara Rose s story is filled with heart felt sentiment sizzling chemistry snarky humor Add in 2 precocious children that will make you laugh out loud even as your heart melts and you have the perfect western omance Absolutely loved this one A Must Read45 star. And finally settle down He isn't interested in uprooting Dara Rose and her children but he is interested in giving her protection friendship and passion And when they say I do to a marriage of convenience the temporary lawman's Christmas wish is to make Dara Rose his permanent wif.

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They are deep down the kind of people who can be trusted and Slave Again (Whispers of Refuge relied on to come through in the end That is Clay the laid back laconic Marshall who has big plans for his life the woman he falls in love with and the little girls he now considers daughters My only complaint is the story was too short I would have liked to seen a bit of theelationship between Clay and Dara Rose develop as well as a bit info on how a couple of the secondary characters fared I only just discovered Linda Lael Miller about 4 months ago but I have to say she s definitely crafted a winning formula for creating the most desirable cowboys and Clay McKettrick is no exceptionThe winter of 1914 finds Clay the new marshal of Blue River TEXAS just settling into his ole as lawman when Dara Rose a young widow with two children and no where to go arrests his heart One way or another Clay plans on making Dara his and he s gonna have fun doing it even if his amusement leads to her irritationI wish I had to Clay McKettrick is the new marshal of Blue River Texas Temporarily He s bought a cattle anch of his own outside Blue River but decided to fill the vacancy as the town s law until the Spring Dara Rose Nolan s late husband was the former marshal but met with an unfortunate and untimely death as Edrina Dara Rose s six year old daughter explains to Clay upon his arrival in town My papa was the marshal a while back she informed Clay matter of factly bu. N the fallen women of the Bitter Gulch Saloon and can't fathom condemning herself to another loveless marriage Unfortunately she must decide soon because there's a new marshal in town and she's living under his Autumn Days with the Moodys (Moody Family roofWith the heart of a cowboy Clay McKettrick plans to start aanch.

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Clay arrives in Blue River having accepted a temporary post as sheriff in exchange for little pay and free housing Poor fellow When a young girl meets him at the station offers to hold his horse and then introduces him to her mama Clay is toast Naturally the child her younger sister and their fiery widowed mother are all camped out in the house the city has set aside for him Clay efuses to move in and see the young widow and her children evicted Of course business in Blue River is a bit complicated than tha A sweet old fashioned omance set in ural Texas of 1914 Clay McKettrick has left his family anch in Arizona to be the temporary Marshall in the depressed little town of Blue River until he gets his cattle anch up and unning Dara Rose is the previous marshall s widow and mother of two daughters ages 5 and 6 She is virtually destitute and living in the houseshack that is meant for Clay to live in Luckily for her Clay is immediately taken with her and soon offers her a marriage of convenience that is a huge life saver though he has every hope and intention of turning it into a true marriage eventually As with all of Miller s historical Westerns I ve ead I eally enjoyed the details of dally outines hardships and satisfaction of life a century or so ago And I love Miller s heroes They are stand up guys strong decent and fundamentally kind Not saying they are perfect some of them can be eal jerks at times but. The sudden death of the town marshal leaves Blue River Texas without a lawmanand twenty five year old Dara Rose Nolan without a husband As winter approaches and her meager seamstress income dwindles she has three options Yet she won't give up her two young daughters efuses to joi.

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