By Linda Lael Miller
Stone Creek veterinarian Olivia O'Ballivan communicates simply with animals, yet males are one other tale. specially rugged architect-turned-rancher Tanner Quinn. Olivia's uncanny bond together with his daughter Sophie's pony, Butterpie, has him wondering her sanity, whereas she wonders if he is not only a drugstore cowboy. Then twelve-year-old Sophie conspires with Olivia to get Tanner into the spirit of Christmas with all of the trimmings, together with a tree-lighting rite and a guy named Kris Kringle in a sleigh pushed by means of seven reindeer…and a donkey. yet will a vacation miracle remodel the globe-trotting Tanner right into a rancher—and kin man—for all seasons?
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Olivia stared up at him. The palomino was right; she couldn’t leave, no matter how foolish she might seem to Tanner Quinn. Butterpie was in trouble. ” Tanner insisted gruffly. “I told you. ” Tanner took off his hat with one hand, shoved the other through his thick, somewhat shaggy hair. The light was better in the aisle, since there were big cracks in the roof to let in the silvery sunshine, and she saw that he needed a shave. He gave a heavy sigh. ” he asked. “If you’re who you say you are, then we’re going to be working together on the shelter project.
Brad gave her a look and started for the barn, and Rodney followed uncertainly, casting nary a backward glance at Olivia. Willie, probably clued in by Ginger, was careful to give Rodney a lot of dog-free space. Olivia bent to scratch his ears. He’d healed up nicely since being attacked by a wolf or coyote pack on the mountain rising above Stone Creek Ranch. With help from Brad and Meg, Olivia had brought him back to town for surgery and follow-up care. He’d bonded with Brad, though, and been his dog ever since.
She wants Sophie,” the palomino said, though of course Mr. Quinn didn’t hear. ” Olivia repeated calmly. Quinn hesitated for a long moment. “My daughter,” he finally said. ” Olivia thought fast. “My brother must have mentioned her,” she answered, heading for the stall door and hoping he’d step back so she could pass. He didn’t. Instead, he stood there like a support beam, his forearms resting on top of the door. “O’Ballivan,” he mused. “You’re Brad’s sister? ” “I think I just said Brad is my brother,” Olivia replied, somewhat tartly.
A Stone Creek Christmas by Linda Lael Miller