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A Pioneer Christmas Collection by Kathleen…

A Pioneer Christmas Collection

by Kathleen Fuller (Contributor)

Other authors: Margaret Brownley (Contributor), Marcia Gruver (Contributor), Cynthia Hickey (Contributor), Vickie McDonough (Contributor), Shannon McNear (Contributor)3 more, Lauraine Snelling (Contributor), Michelle Ule (Contributor), Anna Urquhart (Contributor)

Series: Barbour Christmas Collection

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Readers are in for a treat with this collection of stories written by various authors about pioneers celebrating Christmas! Being a fan of the pioneer era and someone that loves the Christmas season I enjoyed all 9 novellas. My top 3 favorites were (not in any particular order)...

Shannon McNear's "DEFENDING TRUTH" is about a young woman whose father has left to fight in a war and she was left to care for her younger siblings. She's near the end of her rope and most definitely not in the Christmas spirit when a starving militia man suddenly enters her life. This was such a great story, it really lifts your spirits!

"A SILENT NIGHT" is the story of a mother and her 6 yr old child trying to survive. She turned down a "marriage of convenience" proposal and as winter comes she's not sure how they will make it. An enjoyable story of a little boy's prayer for a Christmas miracle.

Last but not least is "BUCKSKIN BRIDE". It's 1889, Mattie and her two sisters are waiting for their father to return before bad weather sets in. Little does she know the land they're living on is owned by a young Irishman. One of her sisters gets hurt and Mattie is starting to feel hopeless. A sweet story on how Christmas can change things!

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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Fuller, KathleenContributorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brownley, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gruver, MarciaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hickey, CynthiaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McDonough, VickieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McNear, ShannonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Snelling, LauraineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ule, MichelleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Urquhart, AnnaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Relive a pioneer Christmas with all its challenges and delights.

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