To win a friendly annual competition, matchmaker Marybeth Martin must bring one more couple together by Christmas. Her only prospect is a man more interested in a nanny than a wifeuntil his little girl shows him the light. . . . Struggling farmer's daughter Katie Mae Kauffman discovers that she and a local widower and father of four can harvest more cropsand profitstogether than separately. But she'll have to put pride aside to make room for unexpected love. . . . Corralling an unruly brood of seven is not babysitter Carolyn Yutzy's first choice for celebrating the seasonbut the sparks between her and their unsentimental yet irresistible uncle may be a gift neither was counting on . . . Now, one by one, each resourceful young woman will have a holiday to rememberand to write home about . . .