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Blame it on Texas (Lone Star Cowboys Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Tori Scott
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Book One in the Lone Star Cowboys series



Logan Tanner shook the red dust of West Texas off his boots at the age of eighteen and hasn't looked back. When his father has a stroke, Logan is temporarily forced to return home and take over the family ranch. He still feels responsible for his mother's death when he was twelve, and has never gotten over the guilt. Now he's faced with having to protect his twelve year old daughter Katie and his sister and her friend Megan Flynn. It's nearly more than one man can handle.



Megan Flynn immediately falls in love with Morris Springs, Texas, population 976, when she delivers Logan's runaway daughter to his doorstep. Raised as a city girl, Megan dreams of owning a few acres, raising a few champion Australian Cattle Dogs, and starting a small-town veterinary practice. The only thing between her and her dream is one stubborn, reluctant cowboy with an overprotective streak as wide as the West Texas prairie. But her stubborn streak is a match for his any day. And she's determined to prove it.



Blame it on Texas is a story of the power of love to overcome any adversity, the strength of family and friendship, and the joy that comes with being part of something bigger than yourself.


Book Two, Blue Moon over Texas, is now available.


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  • Print Length: 191 pages
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  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006DTZ0KC
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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Read - I Loved It January 28, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
Blame it on Texas by Tori Scott is a delightful and enjoyable story.

Logan's father has suffered a stroke, so Logan returns home to tend to his dad, after being gone since he was 18 years old. Logan is a single parent of Katie who recently ran away from home. Katie runs into Megan, who brings her back to her dad and immediately, the attraction between Megan and Logan materializes.

This is a wonderful, warm and loving book, with lots of romance and sex. The storyline is captivating and a real page-turner. I highly recommend this book.
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26 of 28 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars ;o) December 1, 2011
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BRIEF SUMMARY
Logan has left home since he was eighteen and hasn't return since. Now that his father has suffered a stroke, he has returned home to help care for him. While back home, he is worried about his daughter Katie. Megan stumbles upon Katie, who has run away from home. When she returns Katie to her father, she falls in love with Logan and his family.

THOUGHTS

This was a mellow and sad at times story. I think the author did a great job building a story around this Texas family. Though the story is about Megan and Logan's growing relationship throughout the story, it is also about Katie and the family. Katie is the daughter of Logan. Katie definitely was a child that was very determined, and had her issues dealing with her parents. Logan has issues, but I think everything for him came full circle towards the end, which includes Megan.

Though I mentioned sad moments, this shouldn't be discouraging, as everything brought the story together that gave me different stages of emotions that I went through.

Storyline: GOOD
Enjoyment: GOOD
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20 of 23 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Moved to my fave book from this author!!! November 25, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
I loved this book it was wholesome yet steamy, the characters were engaging and a total page turner straight to the end! I felt emotionally invested in this story from the beginnning and was sent on an emotional roller coaster throughout. This author managed to write about serious life and relationship issues just as seamlessly as steamy sex scenes that raise your body temp a coupla degrees ;) I have read everything I can get my hands on by this author and have never been disappointed so I would gladly recommend this book to anyone that enjoys a good solid read! Get it, read it, enjoy as much as I did!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Read! February 22, 2012
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Came across this book and got it because it was free. Glad I did! It was an easy read and I found that I couldn't put my Kindle down. It has opened my eyes to a genre of books that I don't typically read. I look forward to reading more by Tori Scott!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Blame it on Texas...what's to blame?? January 12, 2013
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I really have been enjoying each book from the Lone Star Cowboys series by Tori Scott. "Blame it on Texas" is a very good story with characters you will quickly become "friends" with and want to know more about. Sometimes in life's busy times it is nice to know you can pick up a book and get "lost" in the story for a while. This book was just that for me! I eagerly look forward to another book in this series!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Blame it on Texas June 20, 2012
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A fun, sweet and endearing read that really gives you the feelings of hometown, true love, family and friendship.

Logan is in the only place he does not want to be. His hometown. Now surrounded by women and his sick father he's even more regretful of his decision to go back there. Even briefly. All he wants to do is get out of there, work, and take care of his daughter. But fate has other plans for him.

Megan wants all that Logan has. The hometown, the familiarity, friends, fresh country air and just a great place to call home. She's never experienced any of it before and is determined to make her dreams come true.

Together Logan and Megan are two halves of a whole. If only they realize it and let fate be their guide they will both live the happiest lives possible.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVED IT March 29, 2012
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Just loved this book! I don't do reviews but wanted to do this one. not gonna go into the story, just know it's a good one!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! March 28, 2012
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I could not put this book down.it captured me right from the start. I wanted to yell at Logan at times he was so silly. A definite favorite romantic book for me. Well worth a read. I read it in a day... Could not put it down. I could feel the heat rising up from the pages. Loved it.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Blame it on Texas.
I really liked this book. I gave it a 5-star rating because I couldn't put it down. This book would be good for all ages from teenagers to senior citizens.
Published 21 seconds ago by Maureen Dooley-Dahlgren
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable book
Good book. It has good characters and holds a reader's interest. I look forward to reading the rest of the series.
Published 12 days ago by julie bromley
3.0 out of 5 stars Wish I could give more stars
the breaks in the book were weird. I was reading along then a break comes along and I would expect to read a different scene. Read more
Published 1 month ago by T. Sharpe
5.0 out of 5 stars A really fantastic start toa new series!
I loved this book! I love this Author's style of writing, and this book has everything you'd ever want in a cowboy series. Read more
Published 1 month ago by CINDY F.
5.0 out of 5 stars Book one- I know this town.....
There are tons of towns like this one in Texas...

Megan and Logan are headed in opposite directions but if you know anything about a Texas cowboy, then you know their... Read more
Published 1 month ago by A.K. Bailey
5.0 out of 5 stars Story
a great story and love story. some people should be like the people in that story.

a very good story.people should be like the people in that story. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic!!!! Amazing!!!!!! Emotional!!!! Love this book
This book was recommended to me by a friend I already had brought it but had never read but when my friend me it was really good I decided to read it and boy I'm glad I did I... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Texas love story
This is such a good book. Tori has filled it with romance, drama, a little angst, and a touch of mystery. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Neena Christianson Martin
5.0 out of 5 stars This was a really good read
I enjoyed the cowboy setting. Loved the characters. They were believable. Had a hard time putting it down. Good job!
Published 3 months ago by Jan Hooper
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful story
This was such a great story well written great characters.a story about family and loss and misunderstanding s we go thrrough
Published 3 months ago by vicky
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More About the Author

Tori Scott is a former Golden Heart finalist, a two-time Rone Award nominee, a finalist in the International Digital Awards, and a semi-finalist in the Best Indie Books of 2012. She lists several publications among her accomplishments, including a featured Christmas story--The Christmas Wish--in Woman's World magazine.

Tori loves reading, swimming, photography, traveling, and especially writing. When she can talk him into it, she loves riding on the back of her husband's Harley. She's an animal lover, and though she's now down to one dog, at one point she owned cows, chickens, goats, rabbits, ducks, four dogs, and a mule named Doc. You'll likely find animals of one kind or another in her books.

Tori was born in West Texas,and she loves to use it as a setting for her cowboy books because the people who were born and raised there have a code of ethics that makes for great heroes. It takes a tough man or woman to deal with the tornadoes, dust storms, hail, blizzards, rattlesnakes, and drought that are so common in the Panhandle. But they handle whatever comes their way and become stronger for it.

Tori's husband is the inspiration for many of her heroes. He's a country boy who can build a house, ride a Harley, handle a rifle in defense of his family, and wade into a pack of fighting dogs to save her precious Blue Heeler. What more could you ask for?

Check out Tori's full list of novels and novellas, and be sure to watch for her next release, Book Six in the Lone Star Cowboys Series.

We'd love to have you join us on the Tori Scott Fan Page on Facebook, where you'll get the latest news and updates on new releases, plus a glimpse into Tori's life. www.facebook.com/pages/Tori-Scott/242425259118042 You can find Tori on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ToriScott or at her blog toriscott.blogspot.com.

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