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Local Hero Audiobook

Local Hero: A Selection from Love Comes Along

Hester Wallace is proud of her independence. She needs only one man in her life - her nine-year-old son, Radley. But when Rad starts idolizing their neighbor Mitch Dempsey, Hester wonders if her son needs a male role model. Hester would do anything for her boy, but inviting Mitch into their lives is dangerous. She might start to rely on Mitch…or worse, fall in love with him.
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Publisher's Summary

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a classic tale about finding the man of your dreams right under your nose.

Hester Wallace is proud of her independence. She needs only one man in her life - her nine-year-old son, Radley. But when Rad starts idolizing their neighbor Mitch Dempsey, Hester wonders if her son needs a male role model. Hester would do anything for her boy, but inviting Mitch into their lives is dangerous. She might start to rely on Mitch…or worse, fall in love with him.

©1988 Nora Roberts (P)2014 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    Karen 10-21-15
    Karen 10-21-15

    Sassy dialogue, humor, and a great reader are important to me.

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    ""Always On The Bright Side""
    Would you consider the audio edition of Local Hero to be better than the print version?

    yes, as you may miss the small inflections of humor if you are a very fast reader.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Our young man's great outlook on life, his understanding he doesn't have a dad, and most of all his love and respect for his single mother. It doesn't get better than this to give you a bright smile and a warm glow in your heart.


    What aspect of Cassandra Campbell’s performance would you have changed?

    I have listened to her with MacLoud Andrews and they are good together. She has a good range, but needs to learn to deepen her male voices and she would be good to go. This is one of her short comings. Her young voices are good.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    So many parts make you light up, Tasz's scenes, Kay's "lunch break" save the day, and most of all Radely's great zest for life!


    Any additional comments?

    Ms Roberts can really write great stories with young people in them. This is one of her many gifts in writing. No wonder people continue to buy her books, especially her original short romance classics. See her MacGregor series, yum

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    Pam P. 05-21-14
    Pam P. 05-21-14
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    "Great Story!!!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Local Hero to be better than the print version?

    Yes


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Local Hero?

    When Radley was asking Mitch about marrying his mom and being his dad.


    Which character – as performed by Cassandra Campbell – was your favorite?

    Mitch


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Second Chance


    Any additional comments?

    Loved Loved Loved it!!!!!!!

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