A Lawman's Christmas (McKettricks, Book 14)
The sudden death of the town marshal leaves Blue River, Texas, without a lawman…and 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, refuses to join the... show more
The sudden death of the town marshal leaves Blue River, Texas, without a lawman…and 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, refuses to join 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 roof.With the heart of a cowboy, Clay McKettrick plans to start a ranch 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 wife….
Publish date: 2011-09-27
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I liked this holiday story especially the heroine's daughters but it was more like they were romancing the hero. There was a little act near the end that was nice but didn't fit. New sheriff Clay is supposed to get house occupied by old sheriff's widow Dara Rose and her children who have no place to...
This is one of those books you read when you need something to leave you with a smile on your face when finished! The story of Clay McKettrick and Dara Rose Nolan is a well crafted Western Historical Romance that totally captures just exactly how hard life could be in the 1900's but also how fulfill...
Clay McKettrick takes a job as the new of Blue River, Texas, a town fallen on hard times. He meets the deceased Marshall's wife, Dara Rose (love that name!) and her two young daughters. Dara is trying to decide how she can survive and not give up her daughters. The story takes place in the early ...
I really enjoyed this book. It's a great story about loss and pain, starting over, and discovering love. With Christmas right around the corner, it's also a great Christmas present. The story moves at a good pace and the characters will warm your heart. Clay was such a kind and loving person, it was...
This was a very nice historical romance. Clay McKettrick comes to Blue River, Texas to mend a broken heart and start a life that isn't always being measured against his grandfather and uncles. He wants to make his own success. He also wants to start a family though love isn't really on his mind. He ...