This short story is based on Marliss Melton's novella LONG GONE and also features characters from Marliss Melton's beloved Navy SEALs series. FBI Special Agent in Charge, Connor Donovan, devoted his adult life to advancing his career, but he lost his marriage in the process. Having learned from his mistakes, Connor, now in his mid-fifties would do anything to win back his wife, only he doesn't know how to begin. When the mobster he recently incarcerated makes bail and disappears, Connor gets a strange phone call from his estranged wife, alerting him to the villain's intent to avenge him. Suddenly, Connor has the opportunity to save both Karen's life and his marriage to her. Will he pull of this enormous feat of love and enjoy Christmas the way it was meant to be spent?