A Hero to Come Home To

Tallgrass, Book 1
Narrated by: Loretta Rawlins
Series: Tallgrass, Book 1
Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (13 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Publisher's Weekly named this stunning novel one of the best books of 2013!

First he fought for his country. Now he'll fight for her.

Two years after losing her husband in Afghanistan, Carly Lowry has rebuilt her life in Tallgrass, Oklahoma. She has a job she loves teaching third grade and the best friends in the world: Fellow military wives who understand what it means to love a man in uniform. She's comfortable and content...until she meets a ruggedly handsome stranger who rekindles desires Carly isn't quite sure she's ready to feel.

Staff Sergeant Dane Clark wanted to have a loving family, a twenty-year Army stint, and then a low-key civilian career. But the paratrooper's plans were derailed by a mission gone wrong. Struggling to adjust to his new life, he finds comfort in the wide open spaces of Tallgrass--and in the unexpected attention of sweet, lovely Carly. She is the one person who makes him believe life is worth living. But when Carly discovers he's been hiding the real reason he's come to Tallgrass, will Dane be able to convince her he is the hero she needs?

©2013 Marilyn Pappano (P)2014 Hachette Audio

Critic Reviews

"Pappano shines in this poignant tale of love, loss, and learning to love again. [She] creates achingly real characters whose struggles will bring readers to tears." ( Publishers Weekly)

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Good plot...but boring!

Although great to read about the success of our Wounded Warriors as well as the support received by the families of those who do not return, I found the story predictable and boring. Perhaps I'm not a romance reader. I tried the romance series for one month and I've decided to cancel.