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Heart of the Matter (The Bodine Family #2)

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  91 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Amanda Bodine's boss is so...bossy!The hard-nosed newspaperman will only assign reporter Amanda Bodine fluff pieces about dog shows. She longs to prove herself with a serious front-page story. But then her own family becomes newsworthy. Suddenly, Ross Lockhart is sitting beside her at Sunday dinner, interviewing her relatives. And he almost part of the family. ...more
Paperback, Large Print, 277 pages
Published February 1st 2010 by Steeple Hill
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Sep 02, 2013 Kate rated it liked it
I'll be honest, this book almost got 2 stars. It was definitely not a favourite. The 'hero' is portrayed as self-serving and heartless for a good portion of the book. Yes, his back story was shared so you understood where he was coming from, and he did eventually pull his head out of his bum and realise what was really important in life, but when you (the reader) don't even LIKE the hero by the time the heroine realises she loves him . . . ?
There were 3 redeeming qualities in this book for me, w
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Jan 16, 2015 Jill Twigg rated it really liked it
Enjoyed the mystery behind the scenes of the characters Amanda and Ross, both employees of a newspaper in the Coast Guard town of Charleston. Tough hearted Ross has to prove he's worthy of a metropolitan paper while he's editing for a smaller one. Amanda Bodine of the plentiful Bodines has her own points to prove as she tries to get more reporter experience than barbeques and farmer's market news. When Ross hears of rumors that the Bodines may be involved in a military scandal, he uses Amanda to ...more
Oct 20, 2010 IrenesBookReviews rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun work related Christian romance. Easy to read.
Aug 30, 2011 Veronica rated it it was ok
Wasn't great but wasn't bad.
Mar 02, 2014 Karen rated it it was ok
Amanda Bodine and her boss Ross Lockhart are at odds many times during the course of the book, yet fall in love...
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Another good read about the Bodine clan.
Teresa Drelick
Cute. A nice clean story with the chance to get to know multiple family members in the Bodine Family. A little suspense, a little mystery and of course...a little love. ;)
The 2nd book in the Bodine series & still haven't found out what happened to Ned. She's a great author, I really like her style
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