Mae Smith is sent against her will to marry a man she doesn’t know. This wasn’t how her life was to turn out. Her Pa thought of her as property. She planned on the side to stash away money and make a run for it when it was safe. Except Joel isn’t like she thought he might be. Will they get their Christmas miracle?
Joel Thompson agrees against his morals to take in this woman his brother bought in a poker game. He’d rather live a quiet life as the town’s sheriff, and not be tied down. But when she shows up, cold and upset, he can’t say no. As his heart thaws to her, can their love survive?
A Christmas Star for Mae s part of the multi-author sweet and clean Mail-Order Brides’ First Christmas series. It can be read as a standalone or enjoyed as part of the series.