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Bootscootin' Blahniks (The Bootscootin' Books Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

D. D. Scott
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

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Book Description

International Bestselling Author D. D. Scott two-steps into your heart with book one of her chart-topping debut series. A #1 Free Title on all of the major ebook etailers, it’s been downloaded over 600,000 times and was a Top 10 Mother’s Day Pick.

Think Sex and the City meets Urban Cowboy.

It’s Chick Lit Gone Country.

Manhattan apparel designer Roxy Rae Vaughn, who's also a still-in-the-closet, country line dancing queen, is tired of being a Fifth Avenue up-and-comer. Against her parent’s wishes and without their financial backing, she moves to Nashville, Tennessee and opens a boutique in a local tractor supply store, the only retail space she can afford. Short on cash and luck, she rear-ends a pick-up truck belonging to a tomato-growin', bootscootin' cowboy who is anything but the perfect fit for her career plans, although he is her ideal dance partner. Can Roxy accept that her best fit is on the dance floor moving to her own style and her cowboy's lead?

Tomato farmer by day and bootscootin' instructor by night Zayne McDonald doesn't give a damn about winning Nashville's heirloom tomato contest, even though his late father did. Zayne wants to honor his father, but what he really wants is to line dance his way into a winner's spotlight. When he and Roxy are discovered by a huge dance show producer, Zayne learns it's partnering with Roxy that's his winning hybrid mix. That is, if he can keep her and the tomato contest away from Beefsteak Jack Baudlin, the toughest tomato man in CMT country.

About the Author:

D. D. Scott is an Amazon Top 100, International Bestselling Author. With over 300,000 books sold, including 30 titles in 5 genres and chart-topping audio books, too, she treats her readers to stories with loads of laughs and a bunch of heart. You can get the scoop on her, her books and her adventures as a new, vegetarian (almost vegan) yogi in her new cyber home—www.ddscottville.com

PRAISE FOR D. D. SCOTT:

"...one of the top Romantic Comedy/Humorous Mystery writers out right now." — ENT (Ereader News Today)

Books available by D. D. Scott:

The Bootscootin’ Books
Bootscootin’ Blahniks
Stompin’ on Stetsons
Buckles Me Baby

The Cozy Cash Mysteries
Thug Guard
Lip Glock
Hullabaloo and Holly Too
Carats & Coconuts
The Royal Digs

The Mom Squad Mini-Mayhem Mysteries
Fluid Fulfillment
Licensed for Love

Boxed Sets
Bootscootin’ and Cozy Cash Mystery Boxed Set
The Cozy Cash Mysteries Boxed Set #1
The Stuck with a Series Boxed Set #1

The Stuck with a Series
Stuck with a Stiff
Stuck with a Spell
Stuck with Sleigh Bells
Stuck with a Slut

Belle Bishop Queen of Witches
Practical Mischief
Practical Mayhem—Coming 2015
Practical Madness—Coming 2016

Home for The Holidays
Hollywood Holidays

Non-Fiction
Muse Therapy: Unleashing Your Inner Sybil
10 Years and 24 Hours to Indie Epublishing Success

The WG2E All-For-Indies Anthologies
Winter Wonderland Edition
Viva La Valentine Edition
Spring Hop Edition
Summer Fling Edition
Spooky Shorts Edition
Martini Madness Edition

Audio Books
Bootscootin’ Blahniks
Stompin’ on Stetsons
Buckles Me Baby
Stuck with a Stiff
Stuck with a Spell
Stuck with Sleigh Bells
The Stuck with a Series Audio Book Boxed Set #1
Thug Guard
Lip Glock
Hullabaloo and Holly Too-Coming soon!
Carats and Coconuts-Coming Soon!
Practical Mischief


Product Details

  • File Size: 820 KB
  • Print Length: 301 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Belfrey Media (August 10, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003ZDO30W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #480,777 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars I really wanted to like this book, but I just couldn't September 22, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
Does the story have potential? Yes. Of course I'm a firm believer most stories have potential and with a lot of work this story could be great too. There is no way on earth I would rate this at more than a 2 and that's really pushing it. I was unable to read past chapter 3, and it's very rare for me to be unable to finish a book. I was bored and just didn't care about the characters because the author spent more time focusing on the minor things instead of on developing the characters. And even though I thought the book was set in modern times, with the wording I felt like I was stepping into a 1900 Nashville instead of a modern one.Being from Nashville myself I can tell the author did absolutely NO research on the location and just used a stereotype for the storyline and characters.
The idea that Nashville is full of cowboys and cowgirls who chew on straw all day and go to "saloons" (we call them bars and clubs just like everywhere else)is completely ridiculous. Yes Nashville is the country music capital and all, but seriously the whole cowboy, line dancing, farmer, and cowboy dancing boots thing was way over done in this book. Walk around Nashville and it's just like every other city in America. Maybe if I didn't live outside of Nashville I would feel differently, but knowing that the area is nothing like the author portrayed really just made the book unrealistic to me.
The author needs a lot of editing and needs to spend more time focusing on the major aspects of the novel, like developing the characters and less on the "country" setting.
With some work and research I could probably give the novel a higher rating, I really wanted to like the book, it being based in Nashville, but I just couldn't.
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38 of 41 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Bootscootin Blahniks September 13, 2011
By tv
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Oh for heavens sake. I did my best to finish this book, I could not do it. Halfway into it I quit. Page after page of what people were wearing and what the furniture was like and what the pictures on the walls looked like. Life is to short to try and get through this book. Find something better to do.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Who Cares? September 23, 2011
By Susan K
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Are you kidding me? This might be the absolute worst book I have ever read. I do not care about the characters, the story or even the dang tomatoes. I cannot even finish it. It was free, but even at that price it was a rip off. I always read the reviews first and this time I was fooled for sure by all the positive reviews. What???????
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars just awful! September 17, 2011
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could not even get a quarter way into the book. The writing was awful! what this author desperately needs is a good editor! the other reviewers must have been her friends or something, because I do not see any other reason one would give her more than 1-2 stars. thankfully this was free, so I just deleted.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars It was free...what can I say? September 20, 2011
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Ok, the title got me. I love shoes. The reviews sounded pretty good. But I got about halfway through and thought "Do I really care what happens to these characters?" Truthfully? The answer was no. So I never even finished it. Hit the delete button. Thank goodness it was free. It was a no guilt 'delete'.

I don't even think the best author could combine a tomato farmer, Manolo Blahniks, bootscootin' (it seems to be the author's favorite word), health problems (which I think she should research more), a saloon, a clothing designer, a whiny poor little rich girl and a bunch of assorted other characters. Nothing seemed to gel, too many plots and sub-plots, none of the characters were appealing, and for some reason, the author seemed to throw in random foul language every other page just because she could. I'm not a prude, I've been known to throw a few good expletives around, but this bad language just seemed to be added for no real reason.

The title is great. But unfortunatley it goes downhill from there....
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Mind numbing August 5, 2012
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This book forever for me to finish. It was entirely too long, the cowboy cliches were a but overkill and I just didn't connect to the characters.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Bleh... September 26, 2011
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I am still struggling to get through this book. Normally I finish something like this the same day I start it, and here I'm on the third day with no end in sight. The writing is stilted, the vocabulary and grammar errors awful, and it's just boring. So the writer knows designer labels... So what? What the writer doesn't seem to know is the difference between a 'piece' of something or a 'peace' of it, that people don't 'wonder' around, but 'wander,' and that chicken isn't 'backed,' but 'baked.' I think I was done reading at that part, actually, which is where I stopped to write this review. I can get past some writing errors if the characters are well developed and enjoyable to read about, but this book lacks that as well. Don't waste your time.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Just not very interesting... September 23, 2011
By Stacey
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I read a lot of romance novels - I've read a lot of bad romance novels, but I usually finish whatever I am reading. This book was so tiresome and boring that I started randomly skipping pages around the middle of the book. For whatever reason, I wanted some sort of resolution so I skimmed my way to the end. But what a tiresome read....I thought Roxy was ridiculous and over the top. Reading the constant descriptions of her clothing and how over the top it was, made me wonder why she didn't call in Dolly Parton to model for her. I didn't like Roxy, her mother or Zayne's mother. Zayne was tolerable but really? A modern day tomoato farmer living 10 minutes from Nashville? I had a hard time accepting any of this book....
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Bootscootin' Blahniks
A real cowboy story.Girl falls in love meeting a cowboy who likes to dance. Ranching,horses,family, and a good story to read.
Published 2 months ago by Kathy Fleming
4.0 out of 5 stars Bootscootin' Blahniks
I really like these series. I've read them all. I love how they come together.
Published 2 months ago by Shiela
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Still reading it but so far so good.
Published 4 months ago by Bev Nathras
1.0 out of 5 stars umm, lacking
yeah, couldn't get through the first chapter...finally just took it off the kindle. Sorry. The plot, or the character or something was way off!!
Published 6 months ago by Avid Mimi
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good book.....
Published 6 months ago by KyLee
1.0 out of 5 stars This book may be free, but your time is worth a lot more... Pass on...
One of the most annoying books I have attempted to read... One of the few I could not finish... Irritating characters with no redeeming traits... Read more
Published 8 months ago by Kari Kam
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read
This is a fun..".forget your worries" kind of book. Just sit back and enjoy the entertainment. I would recommend to anyone that likes romance.
Published 9 months ago by Judy Devereaux
3.0 out of 5 stars Worth it.
Funny from beginning to end. I prefer hot steamy books but this total opposite was good. Quick read very funny.
Published 10 months ago by meluvbooks2
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
I wasn't sure I'd like it but I was hooked and could barely put the book down. I read it in no time.
Published 10 months ago by Brittany H
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad
The grammar was excellent, this book has definitely been edited.
The story was okay, I didn't ever really connect with the characters. Read more
Published 10 months ago by amawar
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More About the Author

I'm D. D. Scott, an International Bestselling Author and an Amazon Top 100 Bestselling Author. With over 300,000 books sold, including 30 titles in 5 genres and chart-topping audio books, too, I treat readers to stories with loads of laughs and a bunch of heart. You can get the scoop on me, my books and my adventures as a new, vegetarian (almost vegan) yogi in my new cyber home--www.ddscottville.com

Full Bio:

D. D. Scott's bestselling books start out a bit Chick Lit, Gone-Country (The Bootscootin' Books). Then, they take on a Will and Kate gone-Bond, as in James Bond, twist (The Cozy Cash Mysteries). Next up, try Castle and Beckett, Gone-Country, with Bewitched tossed into the mix (The Stuck with a Series), followed by The Good Witch meets The Three Stooges and Tinker Hell (The Belle Bishop Books). In her latest series (The Royal Heirs), she's taking you behind the palace doors of the royal family of Kristianico, a tiny French Riviera country that, she so wishes was real so she could visit.

She's a four-time Amazon Movers & Shakers List Author (making it all the way to #2 on that prestigious list) and both an Amazon and Barnes & Noble Top 100 Bestselling Author.

Her books have been Top Picks--including one of the Top 10 Books for Mother's Day 2011--for major reader blogs like Ereader News Today (ENT), Kindle Nation Daily, Cheap e-Reads, Pixel of Ink, The Frugal eReader, Indie Books List, Only Romance, and Bargain eBooks.

She co-founded the one-million-hits-per-month grog The WG2E, a writer's destination site for all-things epublishing. Whatever you want to know and/or cuss and discuss about E-publishing, it's right there at The WG2E waiting for you as well as in her latest bestselling non-fiction book 10 YEARS AND 24 HOURS TO INDIE EPUBLISHING SUCCESS.

When she's not writing, she's busy luuuvin' on her real-life hero (her DH-Darling Husband) and their beloved shelter-rescued dog Buckley and his new playmate Siggy the Affenpinscher.

She's a new, vegetarian (almost vegan) yogi who spends tons of time on the beautiful beaches of her new home in Sarasota, Florida. Follow her adventures on her blog in D. D. Scott-ville.

She's gotta have her Yoga Mat, Organic Food and Love and Gratitude.

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You're all welcome in D. D. Scott-ville anytime!!!

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