What are the best contemporary novels with disabled heroes?

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    #1Love In Touch

    Love In Touch

    Love In Touch by Lucy May Lennox is a new adult, contemporary romance novel. It's about Kassie, an adrift 24-year-old who met and befriended Jake, who's deaf and blind with few friends and unclear career plans during a deaf community event.

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    Brandon Myers
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I love to see books like this that focus on disabled heroes. This is a lovely story about a man that has been blind since birth. Everyone is basically the same deep down . This was a joy to read. "
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    #2Mine (Real)

    Mine (Real)
    This is the second book of 'The REAL' series, where Brooke Dumas finally develops an uncontrollable desire in Remy Tate, the girl he hired to keep him in perfect conditions to fight. 
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    Thomas Obrien
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "This is the continuation of the book called "Real" it picks up exactly where it left off. Great telling story of the love between Brooke and Remy. Things take place that may cause them stumble. Very enticing story and a hard to put down book."
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    #3The Key

    The Key

    The Key is a standalone contemporary romance novel written by Victoria Darkins which centers on the love story between Jack who suffers from quadriplegia and Carrie.

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    Judith Daniels
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "The Key is a romance novel written by Victoria Darkins. What sets this book apart is that our main hero Jack, is a quadriplegic. An interesting and different look at what is still at its heart a timeless love story."
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    #4What I Didn't Say

    What I Didn't Say

    What I Didn't Say is a standalone contemporary romance novel written by Keary Taylor which follows the romance between Jake Hayes and Samantha Shay after a car accident involving him. 

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    Paul Santos
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "It's so odd to find a book that treats someone with a disability with any shred of dignity. "What I Didn't Say" does that, and more. It's one of the few books my son, in a wheelchair, actually enjoyed. Most are just so cloying and condescending, but Keary manages to avoid that and writes from the heart."
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    #5Embattled Hearts (Lost and Found)

    Embattled Hearts (Lost and Found)

    After getting injured in Iraq and forced to leave the army, John Palmer was having a hard time adjusting to his new life as a veteran. He will find a reason to wake up every day soon though, a reason that has a name: Shannon Murphy, the new office manager of the Lost N' Found Investigative Service. 

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    David Ortiz
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "Major books on this issue are often include Embattled Hearts (Lost and Found, #1). The story is real including the main character John who has not had a relationship in many years and Shannon with whom he finally becomes involved. "
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    #6Maybe Someday

    Maybe Someday
    Maybe Someday is a book by Colleen Hoover that tells the story of a girl who was betrayed by her boyfriend. She has no idea how to go on with her life then she gets captured and her life changed.
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    Theresa Phillips
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "Maybe Someday is a great story about a young woman having troubles within her life. "
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    #7Dangerous to Know & Love

    Dangerous to Know & Love

    Dangerous to Know & Love is a standalone contemporary romance novel written by Jane Harvey-Berrick which follows the romance between 19-year-old Daniel Colton and good girl Lisanne Maclaine. 

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    Tiffany Nichols
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This book doesn't have a disabled hero so it doesn't fall into that category. It's a good book, but not with a disabled hero. "
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    #8Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood)

    Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood)

    Lover Mine is a paranormal romance and the eighth book in Black Dagger Brotherhood series written by J.R. Ward. It is first published in 2010 by NAL. 

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    Christian Williamson
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "The hot new novel in the Black Dagger Brotherhood by the #1 New York Times bestselling author John Matthew has come a long way since he was found living among humans, his vampire nature unknown. Taken in by The Brotherhood, no one could guess what his true history was-or his true identity. Xhex has long steeled herself against the attraction to John Matthew. Until fate intervenes and she discovers that love, like destiny, is inevitable."
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    #9Morning Side of Dawn (Holt)

    Morning Side of Dawn (Holt)

    The Morning Side of Dawn is the third book in the contemporary romance series Holt written by Justine Davis which follows the love story between Cassie Cameron and Dar Cordell.

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    Benjamin Harper
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "This book was just okay. I liked the other two books in the series a lot better."
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    #10The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars tells the love story of Hazel and August, cancer-afflicted patients who met in a support group and developed a deep relationship revolving their situation.

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    Christian Stewart
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I love reading modern novels featuring disabled heroes. I think one of the best one is "The Fault in Our Stars." It reminds me that you don't have to be "normal" in order to be a hero. You can be different and still wonderful!"

Summary

Best What are the best contemporary novels with disabled heroes
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Love In TouchBooks 19 Paid
2Mine (Real)Books 16 Paid
3The KeyBooks 15 Paid
4What I Didn't SayBooks 15 Paid
5Embattled Hearts (Lost and Found)Books 15 Paid
6Maybe SomedayBooks 14 Paid
7Dangerous to Know & LoveBooks 11 Paid
8Lover Mine (Black Dagger Brotherhood)Books 8 Paid
9Morning Side of Dawn (Holt)Books 5 Paid
10The Fault in Our StarsBooks 1 Paid
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