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Connect 5 Friday – Disabled Protagonists

 

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It’s Friday once again and that means it’s time for Connect Five Friday, hosted at Book Date by Kathryn – the meme where we share five book/reading things that connect in some way.

I just finished a very enjoyable romance with a protagonist with only one leg. Lake lost her leg in a car crash and was able to overcome it and thrive. I realized that I had read a number of books with a main character who had lost a leg, although they were all men. (The most famous – Captain Ahab of Moby Dick fame, a book though, that I have not read.)
Here are 5 books with One-legged Protagonists

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One by Jewel E. Ann – loved the characters, the humour, the moxy of Lake and the spot-on dialogue. Much to enjoy about this book (and a free ebook at that!)

 

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Sea Glass Island by Sherryl Woods. Can Samantha help her  old crush Ethan? Enjoyable romance

 

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Lip Service by Susan Mallery. Skye and Mitch have a past – can they overcome the road blocks? Another good romance from Mallery, second in her Lone Star Sisters series.

 

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Dakota Home by Debbie Macomber. Heartwarming romance about Maggie and Jed.

 

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Run by Eric Walters. This is a Middle Grade novel, that blends fact with fiction, featuring the Canadian hero, Terry Fox, along with the young protagonist Winston. An excellent read.

8 thoughts on “Connect 5 Friday – Disabled Protagonists

  1. Oh how interesting with all these books, many of them romances. If I think I know I have come across at least one but just escaping me at present. I remember being really interested in Douglas Bader the WW2 hero who lost both his legs.

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