A freelance reporter and waitress at the Pine ‘n’ Dine restaurant, Chloe Davenport finally gets her big chance to work full-time at the Tall Pine Gazette and is determined to show her boss Bret Radner, whose tough exterior conceals a hidden hurt, the magic of the holiday season.
What happens when a Scrooge-like boss and a determined young woman have to work together during the holidays? A Christmas of surprises . . .
Bret Radner once dreamed of being a hard-hitting journalist, exposing corruption and writing Pulitzer-winning pieces. But heart-tugging circumstances kept him at the Tall Pine Gazette, where small town life, new neighbors, and human interest stories are the news. In charge for the entire holiday season, Bret is determined to run the newsroom right. Yet with a too-pretty rookie reporter to train, he finds himself challenged on just about everything . . .
A waitress at the Pine ‘n’ Dine restaurant, freelance reporter Chloe Davenport finally gets her big chance to work full-time for the Gazette. But proving herself to her handsome boss won’t be easy. He turns down all her holiday-themed stories and, in fact, doesn’t seem to like Christmas at all. Yet the closer Chloe works with Bret, the more she realizes that his tough exterior conceals a hidden hurt . . . and a heart she wants to fill with glad tidings of great joy—for many seasons to come . . .