Running a farm all on her own, and serving as post-mistress in Primrose, Missouri, Melinda Janze Frazier has accepted her single state. But her quiet existence changes overnight when two strangers arrive during a blizzard. He hefts Papa's old rifle form the gun rack, cocks it, and cracks open the door..
And opens her home to Zeke, a widower, and his yuong son Timothy. They fill her heart with unexpected Christmas cheer. Though Zeke insists he's a drifer, Melinda begins to hope he'll change.
How can she bear to return to the lonely life she knew before Zeke drifted to her door?
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Marion Kelley Bullock attended Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, and Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and attends their conferences.
Her articles, short stories, essays, and devotionals have appeared in Open Windows, Guideposts, Home Life, Church Administration, Mature Years, The Lookout, the Church Musician, Preserving Christian Homes, Living with Preschoolers, and other publications. She authored The Story of First Baptist Church Past and Present, (Olney, Texas). She also wrote Sunday school curriculum materials for preschool teachers and children, for several years.
She is a Christian and the wife of John W. Bullock, a semi-retired minister of music. They have three grown children and reared a grandson, now twenty-four. Their family is active in church and community, and Marion teaches adults in the Sunday school, is the pianist, and sings in the worship group.
Marion has worked at a variety of jobs, including church secretary, school nurse's assistant, Realtor, nursing home activity director, savings and loan clerk, and supervisor of preschool work in churches.
Aside from writing, Mrs. Bullock enjoys reading, painting, working crossword puzzles, playing musical instruments, and song writing. She and her husband love to travel.
"Christmas Stranger by Marion Kelley Bullock is a wonderful, gentle western historical, written in a style which reminds me of Catherine Anderson. The reader is quickly transported back in time and quickly achieves a real sense of the community, time and place...When you need a break from the upcoming busy holiday season, set aside a couple of hours and settle in to enjoy the heart-warming Christmas Stranger.
Kara - Fallen Angel Reviews
Rating = 5 Angels
"What a sweet and tender story about love, faith, and family. This is a great feel good read for anytime not just the holidays. Likeable characters in an entertaining read what more can you ask for? Go grab a copy."
Matilda - Coffee Time Romance and More
Rating = 4 Cups
"CHRISTMAS STRANGER combines the magic of the Holidays with the enchantment of finding true love... Bullock's use of verse and prayer in a truly God-fearing, caring community, teach the true meaning of faith. CHRISTMAS STRANGER beautifully demonstrates the wonder and meaning of the Season, and it will be impossible to finish this novel without discovering that your own spirit has been revived."
Audrey Johnson - Romance Junkies
Rating = 4 Blue Ribbons
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Book Description Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc., 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1936000334
Book Description Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc., 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111936000334