Jody’s Story: A Christmas Legend

Christmas miracles keep on happening . . . sometimes in the strangest places.

Five days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Jody must leave the southeast New Mexico ranch he’s called home for the past ten years. With Christmas less than two weeks away, Jody is scarcely evading the call to serve his country. Another duty beckons first. Follow his journey of minor miracles that lead up to the gift of new life and a life saved on Christmas Day. Warm your heart with this modern tale of a Christmas legend reborn and retold and of gratitude repaid.

Southwestern author Michaele Lockhart brings a diverse background to her writing with a passion for history, a fascination with human drama, and a love of literature. Embracing a variety of genres, her short stories and novels encompass historical fiction adventure to romantic magic realism.

Available for purchase at Smashwords in eBook and Amazon, in eBook and in print.


Jody’s Story will transport you—the characters are captured beautifully, reminders of another time, not that long ago.
~Ethel Lee Miller, author of Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort

Lockhart’s Christmas Legend moves with tender ease, taking the reader back through a timeless period. The story shimmers with echoes of peace and gentle beauty. I loved it.
~Penny Porter, author of Adobe Secrets

The perfect stocking stuffer—or just treat yourself!
~D. Lincoln Jones, author of High Grade: A Novel