'Twas the week before Christmas, and Odessa Courtland needs a miracle... She's about to give birth, an outlaw thinks she stole from him and has threatened to kill her family, and she has no one to turn to for help. Deputy Deke Ramey is sent to keep tabs on the widow and the outlaw. He falls in Odessa's chimney, she claims he's an answered prayer, and her daughters think he's Saint Nicholas. Deke is convinced the lovely widow is no thief, even though she steals his heart. Wrongly accused of murder, Sawyer McBride flees Lone Creek. Five years later, he returns and finds himself looking down the barrel of justice in the hands of the only woman he ever loved. Even though Sawyer broke her heart, Anita Baker spent five years trying to prove his innocence. When he returns it's her duty as sheriff to hold him for murder. Will their love uphold the truth or will injustice separate them forever? Outlaw "Canyon" Jack Ransom grows a conscience after thieving horseflesh from a sweet old lady who reminds him of his own gram-maw. The deathbed promises he made to his gram-maw to live a good life and learn to read haunt him. He hires Eliza Willows, a beautiful schoolmarm, to get himself some learnin'. It turns out she's the old lady's granddaughter and believing the handsome cowboy is a "tracker", Eliza hires him to find Granny's missing horses. Ransom has to decide... run away or run straight into her arms. Brenna McCabe wants three things for Christmas: her family reunited, her history erased, and Micah Trent, the town sheriff. The chance of getting all three seems unlikely when a blackmailer threatens to reveal her closely guarded secrets. Pinkerton agent turned small town sheriff, Micah Trent, plans to give Brenna an engagement ring for Christmas, even though she asked for a hen for dinner, a new pump handle, and a holly wreath. But can their love survive a blackmailer and her past?
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