Richmond’s life takes a turn for the worst. Losing his leg
in combat and then abandon by his lover, Tony falls into a
depression. His sister Claire watches as her brother
becomes less and less of what he used to be and more
withdrawn from the world. Needing to do something, Claire
hires a physical therapist to help Tony become more
independent in hopes it will boost his confidence. Claire’s
good intentions backfire when Marcus Jamison shows up and
Tony’s instant attraction to him cause him to be more
self-conscience of his physical presence.
of embarrassing himself Tony refuses Marcus’ help.
determination and refusal to give up on Tony starts to pay
off, and Tony begins to see a glimpse of his old self
again. Tony’s attraction to Marcus turns to adoration. As
Marcus helps Tony find his confidence he quickly loses his
Takes A Hero is a very sweet story. I loved the way
it began but then as it progressed it started to get a bit
predictable, but no less enjoyable. Tony is a great
character and terrific narrator for the story. The ending
is really good, but it could have been better if a couple of
symbolic gestures had been mentioned earlier in the story.
I felt the reader impact would have been greater. Even with
that said It Takes a Hero is a feel good story
that left me feeling all warm and fuzzy.