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Lost and Found

(Ripple Effect Romance #4)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  384 ratings  ·  75 reviews
A Ripple Effect Romance Novella

Lydia was supposed to have an adventurous and exciting summer. Instead she's done nothing more than read and eat takeout. Now it's time to go home, and what does she have to show for it? A big fat nothing. Unless, of course, her trip to the airport somehow turns into something more than just a flight home.

Blake feels like he's been sent on a
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 21st 2014 by Hea Publishing (first published February 18th 2014)
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4.5 stars

So sweet!! This was such a heartwarming romance that made me feel all sappy and happy 😊 I would recommend this book to anyone that likes no angst, no ow/om drama and is ok with no real mystery. It was a simple romance, but still had what I call, the feels. Loved it!
I really liked this one. It was just a sweet, cute read. We met Lydia in Righting a Wrong, she is Jace's sister and is longing for some adventure in her otherwise clam life. She goes to North Carolina for the summer and ends up reading the whole time (sounds like a lovely vacation to me) and on her final day there she meets a handsome man at the airport. Blake is on his way home after a failed attempt at tracking down a mysterious box his grandfather wanted him to find.

I thought Blake and Lydia
Super cute and just what I was looking for in a book. I wanted a sweet, non angsty book to help me escape the post election doldrums and ensuing ugliness for a while. This delivered exactly what I needed. It's a quick, easy read.

Clean, sweet romance between young workaholic attorney and young elementary teacher. They meet in an airport and end up on a quest together. I liked the way they worked together and got to know each other. I also appreciated that as they spent time together they got to s
Sep 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This was such a fun, fast read! I don't generally have enough time to read a book straight through, but I just couldn't put this one down. Cambri offered Lydia her condo in North Carolina for the summer so she could go somewhere new and have adventures and excitement! However, Lydia wound up staying inside and reading and eating instead of getting out. While at the airport waiting for her flight home, she meets Blake, who's also from Colorado. He's a workaholic trying to make partner in his law ...more
Katie W
Sep 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
We left Lydia in the previous book, ready to embark on an adventurous summer in North Carolina. This story picked up at the end of the summer, which was fine, since she didn't do much besides reading and eating. I know how that feels--sometimes I'm all talk and not brave enough to follow through with my big plans. A chance meeting with Blake and a canceled flight led to an exciting couple of days and the fun was crammed in.

Like I said, I could relate to Lydia. I live a lot through books, just li
May 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the fourth novella in the Ripple Effect series and this might be my favorite so far. So heartwarming and romantic, this one really touched my heart.

Karey White does such a great job with the characterization. I love how Lydia wanted to experience adventure, but didn't quite have the courage to do more than plan adventures for herself. She lives a lot through books and, though she has friends, she seems quite lonely. Then she meets Blake at the airport, a Ryan Gosling lookalike that tell
Rachael Anderson
Sep 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book. I laughed out loud in the first chapter then continued to smile, laugh, and sigh the rest of the way through. Karey White is an awesome writer and did a beautiful job telling Lydia's story. This novella is fun, touching, and romantic. I adored the characters and love that she brought Cambri back in for a cameo appearance. Read it! You'll love it. :) ...more
Donna Weaver
Sep 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Lydia was supposed to have an adventurous and exciting summer. Instead she's done nothing more than read and eat takeout. Now it's time to go home, and what does she have to show for it? A big fat nothing. Unless, of course, her trip to the airport somehow turns into something more than just a flight home.

Blake feels like he's been sent on a wild goose chase. While work is piling up back in Denver, he's on the other side of the country, hunting for some mysterious box that
Aimee (Getting Your Read On)
Sep 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I’m pretty sure I say this every time I review one of these books, but I can’t help it. I love them. I love the concept of “the ripple effect” where a character from a previous book has their story told. In this book it’s Lydia’s turn. Yeah!

Lydia decided to take the summer and do something for herself; something adventurous and out of her comfort zone. It took bravery and courage to travel to an unknown city and live by herself for the whole summer. She was supposed to have adventures and live i
Lisa  (Bookworm Lisa)
I love a good book that puts a smile on my face and see the good in love.

Lydia is the sister of one of the main characters, Jace, from book three in this series. I liked her in that book, but I really liked her in this one. She is finishing her summer staying in her sister-in-law's condo. She was supposed to be brave and daring, maybe even have a summer fling. Instead, she did what I would have done and stayed home reading books and getting take-out.

At the airport she meets Blake, he is also on
May 05, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ipad, 2014
I know I have said it before, but I am really loving this series. If you are in the mood for some well written, sweet and clean romances, then this series is for you. Lost & Found is Lydia's Story. Lydia is Trace's sister who was featured in the last novella, Righting a Wrong. Lydia went to Charlotte, NC for an adventurous summer only to be returning home with nothing to show for it. A chance meeting with the handsome Blake in the airport sparks a spontaneous adventure that is life changing in m ...more
Sep 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My favorite so far in the series!


Lydia is shy and alone in a new city.

This was suppose to be her big adventure for the summer. But she spent the summer reading and ordering takeout instead.

Blake is on an errand from his grandfather to find a box belonging to a woman Blake has never met.

He is out of time and is headed home empty-handed.

Blake and Lydia are scheduled for the same flight back home when the flight gets canc
Feb 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A fun escape

Reading this novella was fun for me as it was short and sweet and was the perfect way to escape into a book for an evening.
Chrissy (The Every Free Chance Reader)
Did I enjoy this book: I really did. Lost and Found is a quick read that I finished in a day.

This is a sweet story. I liked Lydia’s and Blake’s adventurous spirit. They connected instantly, but didn’t completely fall for one another immediately. This book left me wanting more. It left me happy.

Would I recommend it: Yes. This is a great series. Quick reads. Happy endings.

(I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.)
Julie Ford
Mar 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Super cute story about two people who couldn't be more different but somehow find a common ground in their shared desire to solve the same mystery. I really liked Lydia and how she had a thirst for adventure but not enough courage to go out and find it. In a last-stitch effort to say she did more over the summer than read, she takes a chance on a handsome stranger, Blake. I really liked the way they got to know each other while looking for the message Blake's grandfather wanted him to have. Both ...more
May 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I thought that this book was cute, fun, and has a super sweet romance. Lydia is the kind of person who is afraid to step out of her comfort zone. She’s living in Cambri’s apartment (from Righting a Wrong) and is supposed to have an adventurous summer, but instead spent the entire time reading about other people’s adventures. Then she meets Blake, who is searching for a box left to him by his grandfather. When their flight is cancelled, they decide to extend their trip and find Blake’s mysterious ...more
Sep 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary, romance
This is such a sweet romance! Lydia and Blake are adorable together and watching the two of them encourage one another, yet be willing to call the other out on inconsistencies made them feel like real people. They’re both a little lost at the beginning of the story and it takes an impulsive adventure to search out a mysterious box to help them figure out where they want their lives to go. A fun, quick read that kept me grinning! It’s definitely one I’ll reread when I’m in need of a little deligh ...more
Dec 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Clean, fun romance

After reading Righting a wrong, I knew I had to read Lost and Found to finish Lydia's story and I'm so glad I did. Blake and Lydia's adventure was fun, cute, and just what I needed to finish my Christmas break. Karen White is a great author and I look forward to reading more of her books.
Tressa (Wishful Endings)
Another cute book. Review to come.
Apr 15, 2018 rated it liked it
This was a sweet one, especially given the limited space given for the completion of the story. (As I've said before, a real drawback of novellas over novels.)

This one told a simple story in a simple fashion, and it was sweet and believable. It mainly deals with the very beginning of a relationship, the forming of an attraction and possibility, which is more appropriate for a novella. You did, of course, learn the end result of everything, but the bulk of the novella was taken up with the tender
Oct 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Even though Lydia enjoyed my kind of vacation... reading and eating takeout... she was supposed to have a more adventurous Summer vacation and it wasn't until she was heading home that it finally turned into that. Blake met Lydia when their flight was cancelled and together they decided to find the box he came to find before heading home. I loved their connection they built and how they were there for each other to accomplish what they were sent out to do. This was well written and I loved their ...more
Vikki Vaught
Sep 17, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My Musings

An enjoyable read with engaging characters and a great plot. The writing style flows smoothly and the pacing is steady, no sagging middle. There is a bit of a mystery to solve. Happy reading 📚!
Oct 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An enjoyable story

This story grabbed me from the beginning and kept me engaged all the way through. It left me with a feel-good smile at the end. I liked the characters and their story was just right.
This book seems to be the 4th in the Ripple Effects Romance series. From what I can gather it is different authors but same characters. The story was just how I liked them. Quick, easy and enjoyable.
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I enjoyed this story and loved the characters

content - clean
Cute short story

This was definitely short and sweet. It just felt a little too rushed for my tastes. Cute idea, but the delivery was just okay.

Happy reading!!
Nov 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
Ive read " lost and found " it was so short and it reminded me of the movie " letters to juilet " it was fun ,, i gave it 4 out of 5 ...more
Sep 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful example of how a little bit of courage can bring about wonderfully unexpected rewards! While you can live life in the slow lane and be content and happy, is it worth missing out on surprise blessings that are ours if we would just reach out and grab them? Sometimes doing what we should do is even better than doing what we want to do. Who really knows what treasures are hidden just behind the door that we fear to open?

Lydia spent her summer in her friend’s condo in Charlotte, Nor
Mar 23, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lydia Sutton is the sister of Jace from book three in this series and I was excited to read her story. In book three Lydia was a laid back, easy going character and she was very reserved. She had no idea what the definition of the word fun was so she agreed to spend three months in Charlotte in Cambri's condo and report back to Cambri about her adventures. This book picks up at the airport where Lydia is waiting for her flight back home to Denver. She meets Blake Knowles, an attorney struggling ...more
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I have finished reading all the six books of this Novella Series, and this is my absolute favourite of them all.

When Lydia moved into her sister-in-laws condo for the summer, she was supposed to have an exciting time and an adventurous time. But she spent it reading and on the day of her return, she felt rather disappointed with herself for not taking the chances. Blake has been working hard at becoming a partner at his firm. When he had taken a break to g
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