I remember Christmas in Kentucky when I was a kid.
We lived in a lot of states, but I loved Kentucky with its beautiful woods and small towns like Versailles and Corbin.
And Kissing Creek.
Oh, but wait . . .
Kissing Creek exists only in “The Christmas Piano Tree.”
It’s my manuscript on submission to Hallmark Publishing . . .
It’s a homespun small town where a pretty young war widow lives with her little girl. When an old Army buddy of her late husband shows up looking for a hot meal, she’s intrigued . . . he’s homeless, but he has a secret that will change her life!
Keep you posted . . .
PS — actually I have two Christmas books on submission to Hallmark!
I’d like to celebrate this day with another sweet.
It’s the story of a wounded warrior and a soldier’s widow:
Kristen Delaney is a cookie baker and works in a girl’s school in Kissing Creek, Kentucky. She’s been feeding homeless vets with leftover food as a way of keeping her husband’s memory alive (he was killed in Afghanistan)–this is a very difficult Christmas Eve for her and her little girl Rachel…until this soldier shows up!!
Here’s a short scene where we first meet him. Kristen gets a funny feeling when she sees a tall man walking toward her…
“She pulled her steering wheel hard to the right to avoid colliding with the tall man bundled up in a black field jacket and khaki pants, a duffel bag strapped on his back, his broad shoulders dusted with falling snow.
“She stuck her head out of the window to give him a piece of her mind and then stopped.
“Something about him made her stare at him. He had that swagger she knew so well. Military. Seeing him touched a nerve. Another homeless vet. Kristen shook her head, understanding. He was the third one this week looking for a hot meal.
“Not surprising on Christmas Eve.”
“The Christmas Piano Tree” is the story of a pretty young war widow who re-discovers the magic of the holiday season with the help of a homeless vet and an old piano.
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I remember Christmas in Kentucky when I was a kid. We lived in a lot of states, but I loved Kentucky with its beautiful woods and small towns like Versailles and Corbin.
And Kissing Creek.
But Kissing Creek exists only “The Christmas Piano Tree.” A homespun small town where a pretty young war widow lives with her little girl. When an old army buddy of her late husband shows up looking for a meal, she’s intrigued . . .
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