New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey combines the beloved holiday traditions of small-town Branding Iron, Texas, with sparkling romance . . . Shes all he wants for Christmas. Maybe even forever . . . Conner Branch still hasnt stopped thinking about the sultry singer he spotted on stage during last years Cowboy Christmas Ball. So imagine his surprise when he discovers the demure kindergarten teacher who comes home for the holidays to Branding Iron, Texas, is the very same woman. And once hes up close and personal with the mesmerizing Megan, hes downright determined to keep her by his side for good . . . If only Conner Branch were simply the star struck cowboy she once believed him to be, Megan wouldnt have to worry about losing everything to the ruggedand wildly romanticrancher. With Christmas in the air, its a little too easy to imagine spending the holidays, not to mention her whole life, wrapped in Conners loving arms. But this songstress has hopes for a big career back in Nashville. And no little holiday romance will ever get in the way of that. So whats a woman to do when she finds herself facing down a love as bold and exciting as Texas itself?