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This Christmas novella is part of the An American Rose Christmas anthology, and was a delight to read; just the type of story I like around the holidays. Beth Trissel is a master in the historical romance genre.

In A Warrior for Christmas, Corwin Whitfield has returned to Whitfield Place, an estate outside Philadelphia, to be his Uncle Randolph’s heir. Corwin had been taken by Indians as a child, then raised by them.

Uncle Randolph introduces to Corwin his ward, Dimity Scott. His hope is that Corwin will share in her guardianship, as Dimity’s mother had died from Pox, and her father taken by war. Dimity has been deaf since her bout with scarlet fever.

At first, Corwin sees Dimity as very plain, but as soon as she smiles, he is captivated. He puts aside any attraction he has to Dimity, as he doesn’t intend to stay at Whitfield Place. He plans to return to his adopted people. Dimity finds Corwin to be very pleasant, too.

As time goes on, Corwin and Dimity spend time together and get to know one another. Soon, love blooms, but Dimity knows Corwin feels the call of the wild, and does not want to force him to stay in a life where he isn’t happy. Will a Christmas miracle occur to solve both their problems?

Beth Trissel is an award-winning author, with lots of books under her belt. This is the first book I’ve read that she’s written, and would venture to say I’d enjoy her other historical romances, too. Her attention to detail for the period of this novella is outstanding, yet doesn’t bog down the story. I especially liked that the heroine has a handicap, which makes her all the more real.

If you like sweet historical romances, you’ll fall in love with A Warrior for Christmas.

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