Unfinished Business\Local Hero
Silhouette, Mass Market Paperback, 9780373281374, 464pp.
Publication Date: May 31, 2011
The thrill of first loves, the hope of second chances With these two classic stories #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Nora Roberts evokes love's most beautiful melodies.
Vanessa Sexton used to know what she wantedglamour, fame and applause. At sixteen, answers were simple and dreams were cheap. But at twenty-eight nothing is easy. Not even going home. She misses her mother, but she can't even say the word mom. She wants peace and space to figure out the future, but rational thought is impossible when she's around Brady Tucker, her first loveher only love. Everyone wants a piece of her, but how can Vanessa give herself away when she's not even sure who she is anymore?
Hester Wallace is proud of her independence. She only needs one man in her lifeher nine-year-old son, Radley. But when Rad starts idolizing their neighbor Mitch Dempsey, Hester begins to wonder if she's been cheating her son out of a male role model he desperately needs. Hester would do anything for Rad, but inviting Mitch into their lives is dangerous. Because she might start to rely on Mitchon his comfort, on his humor, on his passion. Or worse, she might fall in love with him.
Nora Roberts is a bestselling author of more than 209 romance novels. She was the first author to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. As of 2011, her novels had spent a combined 861 weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List, including 176 weeks in the number-one spot. Over 280 million copies of her books are in print, including 12 million copies sold in 2005 alone.