New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Brown brings her 100% unique and authentic voice to this heartwarming tale of the magic of Christmas.
Sage Presley's Western paintings are in big demand. She should be at her gallery's holiday show, but she has to race back to Palo Duro Canyon in a desperate effort to prevent her grandmother from selling her ranch. How could Grand give up their home? Even though she doesn't spend much time there these days, Sage can't imagine the rest of her life without roots.
Sage arrives at the ranch to find Creed Riley in residence, while Grand has gone off to visit her sister, planning to return on Christmas Eve to sign the sale papers. Creed's a seasoned rancher, and he's ready to take over. The fact that he's so attractive only irritates Sage more. Sure, easy for him to persuade Grand to give up her home. Sage is devastated, and to make things worse, she's now stuck at the ranch with a blizzard closing in, no electricity, and a stranger taking up space.
Sage paints when she is angry. She paints when she is sad. She paints when she is blah... so while the storm rages outside, she spends her days in front of her easel. She feels more alone than ever before in her life, but the warmth and joy she's painting cheer her up more and more. As the house fills up with stray animals fleeing the blizzard, and Creed proves himself to Sage over and over again, the future begins to brighten for both of them.
This heartwarming romantic Christmas story from Carolyn Brown proves that even the most unexpected situation can prove to be a true gift.
Originally published as Mistletoe Cowboy