Book Reviews of My Big Old Texas Heartache

My Big Old Texas Heartache
My Big Old Texas Heartache
Author: Geralyn Dawson
ISBN-13: 9780743442664
ISBN-10: 0743442660
Publication Date: 8/1/2003
Pages: 352
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 40 ratings
Publisher: Pocket Star
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Loved it! Looking forward to the second book!!
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This was a great book --a great beach read --I had never read the author before, but really enjoyed the book.
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very fun and good chemistry...yum!
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This is a very sweet read....Funny, fast read and very, very enjoyable....
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Frankly, I wasn't particularly excited to read a contemporary story by Geralyn Dawson. However, the plot was interesting and continued to unravel; after a while, I didnt care about the time frame.

This story proves the adage that we are doomed to repeat history if we do not solve problems in our lives. Kate Harmon made one mistake in her life and no one lets her forget it, even though it happened 17 years before this story opens.

Kate is particularly wounded that her father did not understand and that they have an estranged relationship. However, Jack Harmon has just had a serious accident and Kate is called to return to care for her father in Cedar Dell, Texas.

Kate has struggled over the past years, putting herself through school to get her CPA certificate. She now has a lucrative job in Dallas and a charming, wealthy man is interested in her. But she returns to her small hometown, where gossip is a major sporting event, and she was named the town slut because of her illegitimate son (17 years earlier). No one knows who the father is except her family-of-origin and the man involved.

As Kate gets involved in the town, she finds out that Max Cooper (her sons father) has moved back to the small town and has decided to raise his daughter there. Maxs wife died of cancer soon after the babys birth.
The actions of the characters rang true, particularly 85 year-old Jacks insistence that he continue to drive at will, in spite of his blackouts.

This is a complex plot with lots of secondary characters. Ryan, Kates 17 year old son is an extremely interesting person and his decisions have a profound effect on lives of his family.
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First time I read any of her books, but will be looking for more !!!