Book Reviews of Just the Way You Are (Lost Texas Heart, Bk 1)

Just the Way You Are (Lost Texas Heart, Bk 1)
Just the Way You Are - Lost Texas Heart, Bk 1
Author: Christina Dodd
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780743456173
ISBN-10: 0743456173
Publication Date: 6/2003
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 293 ratings
Publisher: Pocket
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Just the Way You Are (Lost Texas Heart, Bk 1) on + 24 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
The first in the "Prescott" family. Could'nt put it down. A great read. I'm reading the others right away. That takes care of the next two days! Then I'll have to find something else to read!
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Helpful Score: 3
This book is the first of the Lost Texas Hearts series. The second & third books are "Almost Like Being in Love' & 'Close to You'.
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Helpful Score: 3
What a great book! This is the first book I have read by this author. I actually was going to pick up another book in this series by her but needed to start with this one. Great author - she has a new fan! I can't wait to receive the next ones in the series. =)
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Helpful Score: 1
A good novel, the first in the series.
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Helpful Score: 1
Importance of family and humor, a winning combo.
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Helpful Score: 1
I read Close to You and loved it! so I decided to go backwards and read the other two prescott sisters stories. I never should have bothered. The interesting characters and well thought out plot line found in Tonue in chic was glaringly missing in this book. The herione was complete milktoast...and I really really hate the whole relationship built on a lie storyline. Come on, really...does any relationship like that really work. NO. I did the speed read version of this book. Sighing in relief when it was over. Too bad there is not a satisfaction guarantee on some of these books. $7 is a lot to waste on nonsense like this one. Skip the first two prescott books...go straight to Close to you and read Christina Dodd from there. It is obvious her writing has greatly improved over the years. Her new stuff is great.
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Helpful Score: 1
First in series but each can be read individually. A book you can't put down until end.
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A sizzling romance.
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Great beach book, funny contemporary trash...
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Christina dodd knows how to write I loved reading this book. I couldn't put it down.
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This is a great book! You will love this first book in the Prescott sisters trilogy!
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I love Dodd's books. She always has great story lines and unforgettable characters.
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Light,frothy fun!
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New author to me...really liked this series
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A girl whose parents disappeared when she was a child is trying to make it alone - putting herself through college and finding her siblings (seperated when put into foster homes). She meets Zack (who is very rich) and determined to make her his. He must solve the mystery that haunts her (her parents disappearace) before they can be together. Starts slow but great book.
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This was a fast read. Predictable happenings, but fun.
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Sometimes you just need to sit back and enjoy a sweet romance. This fit the bill. Of course a happy ever after ending but getting there was a fun ride. I am looking forward to the sequel which I just found on PBS; so when I need a break from my mystery thrillers I will pick up a C. Dodd book and take a break!
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A new twist on the poor girl finds rich man and falls for him. Very good book.
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This isn't a new idea but it is a well-told story. Poor girl, Hope falls in love with rich guy, Zack but doesn't know he's rich, he leads her to believe he is only the butler. Zack has been burned too many times by women who only want his money. Hope is poor but a wonderful caring person. She has been burned every time someone finds out about her past so she's skittish as well as a virgin. The dynamics between Zack and Hope are wild and entertaining. The other part of the story is a mystery. Hope's parents were killed in a car wreck and accused of embezelling church funds. Her sisters and brother were split up and put into foster care when their parents died. Apparently there is some kind of conspiracy in their home town to hide the truth. Of course, Zack is going to do everything in his power to find her siblings and uncover who framed and killed her parents.

When I started this book, I kept thinking I'd read it before. Now I know that I read book three in the series, which is why it was so familiar. Now I just have to get me hands on the second book [book:Almost Like Being in Love|358851] so I can continue the adventure.
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First one in series. Great story and great characters.
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Book one in Dodd's "Prescott" series. Hope Prescott loses her parents to a car accident and her 3 siblings to the foster care system when she is just 16. Seven years later she is working hard to be in a position to find her brother and sisters. She meets Zack Givens, but she mistakes him for his butler Griswald. Good, quick read.
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great read!
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Dodd's 'separated-orphans' series (Hope, Pepper, Gabriel, Caitlin.) This is Hope's story.
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I could hardly stop reading...is a very good book.
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Kind of slow moving. Romance happens late in book.
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When Hope Prescott's parents disappeared, her carefree teenage life vanished forever. She and her three siblings were separated and sent to different foster homes around the country. Now, seven years later, Hope is still searching for them.this was a good book but the 2 following are better
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Hope works for a service answering agency. Going on a job interview, she mistakes wealthy Zack for his butler. What follows is fun and a quick read.
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The first book in the Prescott Sisters trilogy. Hope Prescott's parents disappeared when she was a teenager. She and her three siblings were separated and sent to different foster homes around the country. Now, seven years later Hope is still searching for them. Hope works for an answering service and cares for her clients like family. Zachariah Givens hires Hope's service and is charmed by her candor. Hope mistakes Zach for his butler and then things get interesting.
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A good read.
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I really enjoyed this whole series! It's the first in her "Lost Texas Hearts" series, which includes Pepper's story "Almost like Being in Love" and Kate's Store "Close to You"
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Love the series.
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I really enjoyed this book, it was easy to read and hard to put down.
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Great book to read. Can't not wait to read the other books in the series.
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Intrigue and sensuality. When Hope Prescott's parents disappeared, her carefree teenage life vanished forever. She and her three siblings were separated and sent to different foster homes around the country. Now, seven years later, Hope is still searching for them.
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When Hope Prescott's parents disappear, she and her sisters are separated. Seven years later she is still searching for them.
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I really likes this book, as a person who worked at answering services
while in school I always wondered..
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great book
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Great book. I can\'t wait for the sequal.
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When Hope Prescott's parents disappeared, her carefree teenage life vanished forever. She and her three siblings were separted and sent to different fost homes around the country. Now, seven years later, Hope is still searching for them. To support herself, she works for an answereing sevice, and cares for her clients as if they were family. When wealthy businessman Zachariah Givens hires Hopes service, Hope initially mistakes Zack for his butler. Tired of being coddled and flattered because of his money, Zack is charmed by Hope's candor, not to mention her sexy voice, and keeps up the charade. As their friendship turns into passion, zack is determined to have her, even if that means the unthinkable - marriage. But when Hope discovers his deception, Zack knows he must solve the mystery that haunts Hope's past in order to convince her that thier futures lie together...

New York Times bestselling author Christina Dodd entwines intrigue and sesuality in this dazzling contemporary novel from her acclaimed Prescott sisters trilogy.
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When Hope Prescott's parents disappeared, her carefree teenage life vanished forever. She and her three siblings were separated and sent to different foster homes around the country. Now, seven years later, Hope is still searching for them. To support herself, she works for an answering service, and cares for her clients as if they were family. When wealthy businessman Zachariah Givens hires Hope's service, Hope initially mistakes Zack for his butler. Tired of being coddled and flattered because of his money, Zack is charmed by Hope's candor, not to mention her sexy voice, and keeps up the charade. As their friendship turns into passion, Zack is determined to have her, even if that means the unthinkable -- marriage. But when Hope discovers his deception, Zack knows he must solve the mystery that haunts Hope's past in order to convince her that their futures lie together....
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cute story.
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I have not read this book.