She Gave Her Heart an Order . . . After sitting astride her mount for hours, and aching in places a lady dare not mention, Miss Ernestine Matthewson finally arrived in a British outpost in war-torn Portugal. She’d been entrusted to bring her sister back to England, for poor Lenore’s husband was missing in action and likely never to return. Ernestine had vowed never to form a similar attachment . . . until she met handsome Colonel Ave Sommerton - and all her best-laid intentions just went to Hades.
. . . But Her Heart Disobeyed! The more Ernestine fought her desire, the more she yearned to be in Ave’s arms . . . and to believe that miracles could happen. Now, as the holidays neared, Ernestine felt all the wondrous hope of the special season - and a new year brimming with love restored and happiness . . . found!