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Wealthy Jesse Steed promised his high school sweetheart, Rachel Locke, if she'd marry him, he'd lay Leiper's Fork at her feet. Leiper's Fork is a beautiful historic village settled in 1790 by soldiers in the Revolutionary War who were given land for their services. Ten years later, Jesse returns to pay his respects to the young widow, Rachel, and rumors are that he is in town to develop the scenic farmland that fringes Leiper's Fork.Rachel remembers her vow to her dying husband to protect her town a stone's throw from the famous Natchez Trace Trail. When Jesse declares his love, he finds Rachel is unable to marry him. What causes her to run from him at the annual Christmas Parade? What will she do when Jesse mentions a wife? Will the descendant of the famous war hero, Colonel Jesse Steed, keep his promise to lay Leiper's Fork at her feet or will he leave town never to return?
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About the Author
Penny Garrison is a Missouri author who spent her childhood growing up in Paducah, Kentucky. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri/Columbia and resides in Bowling Green, MO with her husband Jim. She is the mother of three sons and is a retired teacher and business owner. As a prison chaplain she volunteers weekly in a local prison and loves to teach, write and bake.