About the Book"Cowboy Caleb Dalton has loved single mom Ellie Bell, and her little daughter, Amelia, for years. But since Ellie is his best friend's widow, Caleb's head knows Ellie will always be strictly off-limits. If only his heart got the memo. So when Caleb discovers that Ellie has a Christmas wish list--and hopes for a kiss under the mistletoe--he's throwing his cowboy hat into the ring. If anyone's going to be kissing Ellie and sharing this magical time with her and her daughter, it's him. Ellie has dreaded the holidays since losing her husband. But this year, she's finally ready to make some changes. She never expects the biggest change to be the heart-stopping kiss she shares with Caleb. For almost five years, Caleb has been her best friend, her rock, her salvation. This Christmas, can Caleb prove he's also the missing puzzle piece of Ellie's and Amelia's hearts?"--
Book SynopsisCelebrate the magic of Christmas with New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates! As snowflakes fall in Gold Valley, Oregon, will this rugged cowboy finally win the woman of his dreams?
Review Quotes"If a story of friends-to-lovers with a little bit of best friend's widow angst thrown in for good measure is your idea of a happy holiday read, look no further than the latest Gold Valley novel from all-star cowboy romance author Maisey Yates."--Entertainment Weekly Yates's outstanding eighth Gold Valley contemporary (after Lone Wolf Cowboy) will delight newcomers and fans alike...This charming and very sensual contemporary is a must for fans of passion that, in Ellie's words, is almost too sharp and too bright to bear.-Publishers Weekly, STARRED review Fast-paced and intensely emotional.... This is one of the most heartfelt installments in this series, and Yates's fans will love it.-Publishers Weekly, STARRED review on Cowboy to the Core