Mail-Order Brides of the Southwest series, Book 2
Plagued by her mother’s profession as a prostitute, Hailey Jefferson spends most of her life dreaming of being everything her mother was not. But with no means to escape from the town she grew up in, she must become a mail-order bride and accept what she never wanted. A husband.
Orphaned as a young boy, Alex Croft wants a family of his own. Marrying Hailey could be the answer to his dreams. He has until Christmas Eve to convince her to stay. When he learns she’s been secretly saving money for a train ticket to Boston, he has to decide whether or not he can let her go. Will Alex’s Christmas wish come true or will Hailey break his heart?