Just the Way You Are [NOOK Book]

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Fans of Nora Roberts, Debbie Macomber and Susan Wiggs will enjoy this emotional and heartwarming story of romantic women's fiction by #1 NY Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy

Take a romantic journey with Barbara Freethy to Tucker's Landing, Oregon, where Sam and Alli Tucker have mad a life together ... a life about to be tested by the return of the only woman who can ...
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Just the Way You Are

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Overview

Fans of Nora Roberts, Debbie Macomber and Susan Wiggs will enjoy this emotional and heartwarming story of romantic women's fiction by #1 NY Times Bestselling Author Barbara Freethy

Take a romantic journey with Barbara Freethy to Tucker's Landing, Oregon, where Sam and Alli Tucker have mad a life together ... a life about to be tested by the return of the only woman who can break them up ... Alli's sister, Tessa.

A baby brought them together -- and even though Alli has always loved her strong, sexy husband Sam and the life they've built together, she has decided to set him free to follow his youthful dreams. It is no longer enough for her to be wife and lover when she knows she holds so little of his heart.

Sam has always dreamed of a life away from the close-knit world of Tucker's Landing, but marriage and fatherhood ended all that. Now Sam is torn between what was and what was meant to be. He must decide if it's time to rekindle the dreams of the past ... or accept Alli, and her love, just the way she is.

Don't miss this heartwrenching tale of a man torn between two sisters , the one he loved, the one he married ...

Reviews:

"Freethy is a strong storyteller with an unerring ear for dialogue." The Romance Reader

"JUST THE WAY YOU ARE is a romantic, emotional journey through dreams and choices to love. Contemporary romance readers will adore this poignant, heart-tugging tale!" AOL Fiction Forum

OTHER POPULAR CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE TITLES:

Don't miss some of Barbara's other best selling books similar to Just The Way You Are, including: DANIEL'S GIFT, RYAN'S RETURN, SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL, LOVE WILL FIND A WAY and ASK MARIAH!

Barbara is also currently writing a new connected family series, The Callaways, about a San Francisco family born to serve and protect, many as firefighters. The first three books in the series include: ON A NIGHT LIKE THIS (#1), SO THIS IS LOVE (#2) and FALLING FOR A STRANGER (#3). BETWEEN NOW AND FOREVER will be released on October 24, 2013.
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Editorial Reviews

Romantic Times
"If there is one author who knows how to deliver vivid stories that tug on your emotions, it’s Barbara Freethy. JUST THE WAY YOU ARE deftly explores the drama of first loves and second chances."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011895463
  • Publisher: Barbara Freethy
  • Publication date: 4/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 10,505
  • File size: 862 KB

Meet the Author

Barbara Freethy is a #1 NY Times Bestselling Author, a distinction she received for her novel, SUMMER SECRETS. Her 35 novels range from contemporary romance to romantic suspense and women's fiction and several other titles have appeared at #1 on the Barnes and Noble Top 100 bestsellers, including DON'T SAY A WORD and ALL SHE EVER WANTED, and other titles have made appearances on the NYT and USA Today Bestseller Lists. Her books have won numerous awards - she is a six-time finalist for the RITA for best contemporary romance from Romance Writers of America and her books DANIEL'S GIFT and THE WAY BACK HOME have won RITA's.

Known for her emotional and compelling stories of love, family, mystery and romance, Barbara enjoys writing about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary adventures.

Barbara has lived all over the state of California and currently resides in Northern California where she draws much of her inspiration from the beautiful bay area. Barbara loves to hear from readers so please feel free to write her.

For a complete listing of books, as well as excerpts and contests, and to connect with Barbara:
Visit Barbara's Website at www.barbarafreethy.com
Join Barbara on Facebook at www.facebook.com/barbarafreethybooks
Follow Barbara on Twitter at www.twitter.com/barbarafreethy
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  • Posted July 12, 2011

    Wonderful Book! Keeps you guessing!

    This was a book my sister passed to me on my nook. I loved it as did she. It catches your attention from the first page and keeps you on your toes till the end. I thought I knew the ending a couple times then ""boom" it changes. I will recommend this to all my friends. It is one of my favorite books of all time and I have read many. Read this if you are looking for a good book that is easy to read and will keep you interested. No dull points in the entire book. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

    22 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 1, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    Very good

    this is a good book with likeable characters that you want to follow to find out more of the story. I thoroughly enjoyed this book as well as the others by Barbara Freethy, and again cannot wait to read the next one.

    11 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    One of the best books I've read in a while.

    I absolutly love this book! It was an easy read and kept me very entertained for a couple of days. I very highly recommend it.

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 1, 2011

    Amazing!!!

    Such a great book!! I couldnt put it down

    7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2012

    Great read

    This is one of the best books so far by this author. I could not put it down.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2012

    You cant live in the past forever

    Words can explain how much i love this book.

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2011

    Loved it!!

    This was a great book! I couldn't put it down once I started. Looking forward to reading more books by this author.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2012

    This is a HUGE nuisance!!

    I don't like having these surveys and write a revies pop up every time I turn on the computer or go to B&N website!!! Please discontinue this annoying practice.

    2 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2013

    Heartwarming story

    Really enjoyed this story by a master storyteller. The ups and downs, confusion and clarity are all part of 'real' life. It is good to see in a story that reflects 'real' life so closely that love does overcome doubts and trouble in the end. Gives me hope

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2012

    Just the way you are

    The author Barbara Freely has written a wonderful book . This book is about family, love and forgiveness. Yes, this is a long book . As soon as I started reading the book I felt that I could not put the book down. Just the way you are is a captavating story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2012

    Predictable

    This was my fourth Barbara Freethy book, loved the other ones and was looking forward to another one. This book was not only incredibly predictable but the two main women characters were ridiculously whiny and immature. Totally not believable. Disappointed after reading three others with great believable characters that made you want to know more. I won't give up yet but I hope the next one is much better.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Would not recommend

    Long and boring. Potential for great plot but tries way too hard. Could careless about the characters. Forced myself to finish.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 10, 2011

    Loved it

    Good story - love her books!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 28, 2011

    more from this reviewer

    Great read!

    It was a sweet romantic story about love.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2014

    Great story

    Like this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2014

    Recommend

    What a beautiful love story but I wouldn't expect anything less from Barbara Freethy. Enjoyed this so much and it was hard to put down. JudyE

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  • Posted May 30, 2014

    I LOVED IT!!! words cannot even begin to describe...for anyone w

    I LOVED IT!!!
    words cannot even begin to describe...for anyone who has been married for a while this book can hit home (not necessarily the sister aspect but none the less). its been a while since a book has brought me to tears but as a wife and mother whose husband has the time consuming job, i completely understand where Alli is coming from. Made my husband read an excerpt and he ended up reading the whole chapter just to see what happened next. TOO TOO GOOD!!

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  • Posted May 22, 2014

    This was such a wonderful and poignant story! It is an intense s

    This was such a wonderful and poignant story! It is an intense story of "what if's" and "what may be" and every character and their dialogue so developed that you smiled, held your breath, cried and finally cheered like they were intimate friends by the end of the book! It takes exceptional talent to write a story that captures your attention and your heart strings and this author certainly did!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    Brilliant

    Loved this one!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2013

    Wonderful story!

    I truly loved this story. It pulled me in from the very first page. It is pretty predictable, but in a good way.

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