Christmas 1897. Ellen Pierce and her brother are determined to reach the Alaska gold rush. But when ice stalls their steamship, all seems lost, until Buck Lewis makes a decision: he'll lead all who dare to follow on foot toward Dawson City. Buck is determined to leave behind a heartbreaking past. No amount of ice or weather will stop him. But he never counted on a "woman" joining a dangerous wilderness trek--or on falling in love with her. As their journey unfolds and Christmas approaches, Ellen and Buck discover that the greatest gift of all can't be wrapped in paper and tied with a bow. It comes from, and is received in, the heart. Come share in a soul-deep romance that gives a joyful reminder of a redeeming God who makes us each unique, yet loves us all the same. Acclaim for" The Snowflake" author Jamie Carie: "A welcome new voice in the inspirational fiction market." "Romantic Times" "Carie's talent is to be commended . . . she weaves a beautiful tapestry of historical fact, passion and multi-faceted characters into an engaging plot." "FaithfulReader.com" "Jamie Carie's characterization is brilliant . . . a depth and authenticity rarely seen in romance novels." "Relz Reviewz"