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A Western Family Christmas: Christmas Eve\Season of Bounty\Cowboy Scrooge

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Christmas Eve

A handsome drifter and a lonely spinster rediscover the joys of the season when they are snowbound during the holidays.

Season of Bounty

A Civil War doctor turned ne'er-do-well gambler

ebook, 288 pages
Published June 17th 2013 by Harlequin Historical Undone (first published October 1st 2001)
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This is a collection of three historical Christmas stories:

Christmas Eve by Millie Criswell tells the story of spinster Eve Barlow who does not celebrate Christmas. Drifter Gabe Tyler rents a room at her boarding house and teaches her the joy of the holidays.

Season of Bounty by Mary McBride - Gambler Will Cade must work off a debt to the owner of the local mercantile, Matty Favor. He finds himself falling in love with her, but knows he must stay clear because she is married.

Cowboy Scrooge by Liz
Jul 30, 2015 Fedora rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Three charming, slightly old fashioned stories about Christmas bringing love and miracles in the old West.

Millie Criswell's heroine is incredibly stubborn and somewhat unlikable initially because of that. But she meets her match with a drifter who's made it his mission to show her that the world can still be a joyful place.

Mary McBride's heroine seems a little potentially unhinged, what with her constant consultation with another off-screen character... fortunately the hero is just the anchor sh
Aug 21, 2013 Donna rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, 2013, pulse
Nothing like reading Christmas stories during an August heat wave, but that's what happens when I decide to work through some of my backlog of books.

I enjoyed all three stories but some more than others. Published by Harlequin, I was guaranteed feel-good, happily-ever-after romances with nice characters and an interesting plot. All three delivered this but I personally found that 'Christmas Eve' by Millie Criswell was just a little too sweet and the ending a bit more contrived than in the other
Linda Hurst
Dec 30, 2015 Linda Hurst rated it it was amazing
My rating is for the Criswell story it is an annual read
The other stories are a 3 star.
Christmas Eve - ****
Season of Bounty - **** 1/2
Cowboy Scrooge - *****
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National bestselling author Millie Criswell didn't start out to be a writer. Instead, she had aspirations of joining the Rockettes as a toe-tapping member of their dancetroop, or tapping her heart away in one of those big, corny MGM musicals. Of course she was only ten at the time, had absolutely no talent as a dancer, and cannot be blamed for her failure to succeed.

To date, Ms. Criswell has writt
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