Attempted Murder... Mere days before Christmas, a child's nightmare came true - little Amy Hawken's mother was attacked and then framed. But with help from her uncle and godmother, the gutsy kid vowed to get her mom home for the holidays. Assorted Mayhem... J. D. Hawken would willingly slay dragons for his special niece. The lean, mean bachelor found himself equally drawn to Mari Sanchez, the woman who was now his cohort in both child care and crime solving. A Christmas Miracle... Mari Quaked at J. D. 's dangerous virility. But when she found herself in danger, his strong hands were near - holding hers. She began to believe that a miracle would grant them all their Christmas wish: the safe return of Amy's mother.