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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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4 out of 5 stars
By xstitchnut on 08-01-16

An enjoyable listen

I didn't enjoy this Nora Roberts as well as some of her other books. I could tell this was an older work, not just from references in the book, (VCR'S and arcades), but her writing wasn't what I've gotten used to. Cassandra Campbell was brilliant, however. I loved her inflections and could tell all the characters apart. I will be looking at others works from this talented narrator. Overall, an enjoyable listen.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ginger F. French on 08-01-17

Local Hero by Nora Roberts

Thankfully, the title, which I think is atypically NOT representative of this book, I managed to pretty much ignore due to the Joy I share with so many readers of Nora Roberts' books.

I have been through several years of health issues and family activities, but today started with such a number of obtrusive phone calls that I disabled phones and Internet after letting my family know,

Then YES, this book I have saved for a quiet day. And the wait was more than worth it! The love of a young mom sacrificing for her only son. Always great relationships, adding in decisions about the hope of tomorrow for these genuine twosome or ? threesome ? as Nora

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