Together for the first time in one volume, two classic inspirational holiday storiesTHANKSGIVING PRAYERBefore Claudia Masters even meets Seth Lessinger, she knows there’s something different about this man. Something special. And meeting him only confirms it. For his part, Seth immediately recognizes that Claudia is the woman for him—the woman he wants to marry and take back to Alaska. But Claudia is torn between Seth and her life in Seattle. How can she give up everything familiar, everything she’s always worked for? Yet she can’t bear the thought of losing this man she’s come to love… Only when she acts with faith and hope will she find her true destiny.THE GIFT OF CHRISTMASJo Marie first meets Andrew, her dream man, in the crush of a Mardi Gras parade. But by Christmas, he’s introduced to her as someone else’s fiancé. Yet Jo Marie notices that Andrew and his intended don’t always act like a loving couple. During one dance Jo Marie even finds herself in Andrew’s arms, sharing a tender moment. Is she mistaken about their connection? Or can the spirit of the season bring Andrew and Jo Marie together at last?