Two books in one just for the holidays. -Book one - Deidre Kenney made a deathbed promise to her father - shot in cold blood by two gunmen looking for land deeds he was hired to deliver to Paradise, Montana - Deidre and her cousin Maura (Book two) - vow to finish the dangerous job, each woman taking a different route west. What Deidre doesn't count on is a bodyguard - Patrick Callahan. Who stirs her secret desires and only hopes her special Christmas wish will come true - Boook Tow - Maura Keeney heads for Paradise - the tiny blue eyed spitfire is busy fending off drunken oafs and serious gunmen but as luck has it she encounters MItch Callahan and he takes one look at Maura and knows Christmas has come early. But convinving a prim and proper miss that a tough, tender hearted rancher is the only man for her promises to be as hard as keeping them both alive.
This is two stories in one. Cousins make a death bed promise and the stories are each women's adventure to fulfill that promise. They start in St. Louis and each take different routes to MT along the way they each find trouble and fall in love. The personalities of the two women are make these stories good both are strong, honest and hold a few surprises. No swooning in either story. Both are quick and fun reads.