Conner Branch is the third partner in Christmas Tree Ranch. He’s looking forward to the upcoming Christmas Ball and the singer who caught his attention. Megan Carson “Lacy Leatherwood” is a teacher/country singer who is coming home for the holiday season to visit family. She’s keeping a secret from the locals. A snowstorm arrives bringing Conner to Megan’s rescue. They decide to hang out during the holiday season. They become closer and a secret just may come between them. Will they be HOLDING OUT FOR CHRISTMAS?
Janet Dailey goes back to the Christmas Tree series with HOLDING OUT FOR CHRISTMAS.The last of the too handsome partners to find the love of their lives. Conner Branch is the ladies’ man and loves his life. That is until he sees a beautiful woman at last year's Christmas Ball. He’ll anxiously wait until Christmas to see her again only to find out that maybe he’s met his match with Megan. A Christmas story that will have you falling in love with these characters and their friends and family along the way. A holiday tale that you won’t be able to put down and have you cheering for these people.
New York Times bestselling author Janet Dailey combines the beloved holiday traditions of small-town Branding Iron, Texas, with sparkling romance . . . She’s all he wants for Christmas. Maybe even forever . . . Conner Branch still hasn’t stopped thinking about the sultry singer he spotted on stage during last year’s Cowboy Christmas Ball. So imagine his surprise when he discovers the demure kindergarten teacher who comes home for the holidays to Branding Iron, Texas, is the very same woman. And once he’s up close and personal with the mesmerizing Megan, he’s downright determined to keep her by his side for good . . . If only Conner Branch were simply the star struck cowboy she once believed him to be, Megan wouldn’t have to worry about losing everything to the rugged—and wildly romantic—rancher. With Christmas in the air, it’s a little too easy to imagine spending the holidays, not to mention her whole life, wrapped in Conner’s loving arms. But this songstress has hopes for a big career back in Nashville. And no little holiday romance will ever get in the way of that. So what’s a woman to do when she finds herself facing down a love as bold and exciting as Texas itself?