Some Kind of Hero - Donna Hay Reviews
Description:ISBN 0752859072 / Author: Donna Hay / Genre: Fiction / What do you do as a single parent when your kids don't want to share you with ... more
Some Kind of Hero - Donna Hay ... anyone else - except the person you least want? Single mother Tess is used to having to fight for her disabled son's rights, and is wary of getting too close to men. But Dan, at seventeen, is more independent than she realises, to the extent that he has taken it upon himself to bring his parents back together whether Tess wants it or not. Meanwhile, to their Yorkshire town moves Jack, a widower with a mountain of baggage and a stroppy teenage daughter. In this sparkling novel Donna Hay tackles tough issues with warm-hearted comedy as she writes about love and families - and being some kind of hero.
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by - written on 24/10/07 (Very useful, 171 readings)
I am now a real fan of Donna Hay's book and when I saw this one in a charity shop for the bargain price of 50 pence, I decided I would grab it and have a go. I have loved the 2 previous Donna Hay books I have read so I expected that I would like this one too, and luckily for me, Hay did not disappoint, with her realistic and fun story-telling style! A quick bit about the author for those of you who haven't heard of her, and I am sure there are a few of you! Donna Hay is the author of 7 books, and Some Kind Of Hero is her 4th book. She has won critical acclaim for most of her novels, and her debut novel called Waiting In The Wings won the Romantic Novelists ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/10/06, updated on 28/08/11 (Very useful, 177 readings)
This was the first book I had read by Donna Hay, although I had heard of her book 'Goodbye Ruby Tuesday' and knew that that had some good write ups. 'Some Kind of Hero' was a good introduction to this author and I thoroughly enjoyed the book. Generally I would say that it is quite a light read although it does deal with some more difficult issues such as the loss of a parent, and how children deal with this. It also shows how parents, particularly in difficult circumstances, allow themselves to be manipuleted by their children. The main character in this book is Tess Doyle. She is a single mother, abandoned by her son's father before he is born. ... Read the complete review
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