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Christmas of the Red Chiefs

Christmas of the Red Chiefs

#1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller enchants readers with a spark of sensuality in Christmas of the Red Chiefs, a romantic holiday novella.

In this bittersweet tale, a young woman can't hide her broken heart—or her past—when she returns to her hometown for the holidays. But a sexy widower may just help her discover the true meaning of home this Christmas season.
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  • Pocket Star | 
  • 112 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781476714578 | 
  • November 2012
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Chapter One

The bus door opened with a pneumatic whoosh, alongside the Mega-Pumper gas station, and expelled my twelve-year-old stepdaughter Marlie and me on the exhale. Marlie juggled her backpack and fashionably tiny purse while I schlepped a weekender and my tote bag.

We were the last two passengers, arriving in a place where neither of us wanted to be—my hometown of Bent Tree Creek, California—and as we stood there on the asphalt, our ears stinging from a snow-laced breeze and our most recent scathing argument, my heart attempted a swan dive and belly flopped instead.

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About the Author

Linda Lael Miller
Photo Credit: Sigrid Estrada

Linda Lael Miller

The daughter of a town marshal, Linda Lael Miller is the author of more than 100 historical and contemporary novels. Now living in Spokane, Washington, the “First Lady of the West” hit a career high when all three of her 2011 Creed Cowboy books debuted at #1 on the New York Times list. In 2007, the Romance Writers of America presented her their Lifetime Achievement Award. She personally funds her Linda Lael Miller Scholarships for Women. Visit her at




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