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Hill Country Christmas

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  62 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Overnight, Delia Keller went from penniless preacher's granddaughter to rich young heiress. She's determined to use her money to find the security she's always lacked. And building herself a new house by Christmas is her first priority. But handsome Jude Tucker is challenging her plans and her heart.... The former Civil War chaplain hasn't felt peace in a very long time, a ...more
Paperback, 279 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Harlequin
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Delia Keller was an enjoyable character, and the plot of the story held my interest. Suddenly coming into a great deal of money when you are used to being very frugal would be tough for most people, and the conflict that presents was handled very realistically. The only drawback for me was the sherriff's actions at the end. They seemed contradictory to what you knew about him in the rest of the story. The end of the story happens at Christmas, but Christmas doesn't play a prominent role at all. ...more
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is a touching story about a young woman, Delia Keller, who suddenly finds herself alone in the world without a penny to her name. She fears she'd soon be homeless if she doesn't find a job. Then a handsome stranger rides into town on his horse and delivers one final peace of news: Her father is gone, but she now has plenty of money to live on.

As I read this story and how worldly she became after coming into money, I can't help but to think how I'd act in her shoes. After just a little soul-
Jul 01, 2010 rated it it was amazing
In 1867, Llano Crossing, Texas Delia Keller's grandfather she's been living with dies. She receives word her father has also past away and she's his heir. From poor to rich over night and men wanting to court her. Very good romance, Delia is a wonderful character. I found myself pushing to read fast and fast because I wanted to know what was going to happen next. It brought a smile to my face and I thought the author did a wonderful job on the dialogue.
Sue King
Dec 15, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful! A fun read. I'd love to meet the characters.
Jan 07, 2009 rated it it was ok
Never finished. I liked the history info but it started to get really stupid.
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Laurie Kingery is a central Ohio author and veteran E.R. RN who wrote 16 historical romances as Laurie Grant and now writes inspirational historicals for Steeple Hill. She won the Reader's Choice for short historicals in 1994. Her website is Country Christmas was her first inspirational historical in Oct. '08; her next release from Steeple Hill was The Outlaw's Lady i ...more
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