How can a recently fired tech employee get through the holidays? With the help of a small-town, grumpy carpenter.Eve North wanted to be the small-town girl who breaks the mold and makes it big in the city. She’s successful–until a billionaire buys the tech company she works for and fires everyone.Now she’s returned home to rural North Carolina just in time for the holidays and for her match-making mother to push her into every possible holiday activity. The town newsletter? She’s in charge of that now too.Enter her childhood best friend and town recluse, Jefferson Jones. He’s a carpenter and he’s going to save Christmas and Eve’s sanity.What starts as a partnership to build a float for the Christmas parade turns into more as the city girl discovers that the town she ran from is filled with good people and lots of heart. Authors note: This is a discreet cover for a steamy romance book.