AT CARDWELL RANCH, THE HOLIDAYS CAN BE BRUTAL? It had been years since Tanner ?Tag? Cardwell's boots touched Montana soil. This Christmas he was determined to change that. Until a run-in with local Lily McCabe revealed dark secrets from his past and deep trouble for his future. Cowboys came and went in these parts. But Tag Cardwell caught Lily off guard in more ways than one when the two became entwined in a murder mystery. What was it about Tag? The dreamy eyes? The rugged physique? The protection she felt in his strong arms? But before they could lose themselves in each other they had to trace a killer. Or risk finding a crime scene under the Christmas tree.