Author: Max Vos
Audible Audio Edition
Listening Length: 6 hours and 3 minutes
Program Type: Audiobook
Narrator: Jared Bradford
Publisher: Max Vos, Inc.
Audible.com Release Date: August 13, 2015
This is a gay male romance with explicit sexual situations between men.
When he was 16 years old, Rich Miller saved a young man from drowning at his local pool. Little did he know that years later, as a senior in college and Olympic diving hopeful, Rich would meet up once again with Johnny Milloway, now a big football player - and when Rich says big, he really means "bear". The shy jock remembers his saviour, and the two men become friends.
Johnny isn't put off by the fact that Rich is gay. In fact, the more time he spends with Rich, the more curious he becomes. Johnny wants to know all kinds of things - what it's like to kiss a guy, for instance. Only it doesn't stop there...
Rich finds it difficult to believe that this relationship can go anywhere. Johnny is straight, and Rich isn't prepared to deal with the heartache he knows will come his way in the future. He has enough on his plate as it is - the worlds are just around the corner. His father would rather watch a football game than spend time watching his son dive. What he doesn't count on is Johnny, who can be very determined. And having Johnny in his life proves to be a catalyst for some pretty earth-shattering changes.
My Hero is also available on Itunes.
***Audio Code provided to Bayou Book Junkie in Exchange for a fair and honest review.***
This book is one of the first MM novels I read and I’ve read it several times already, so of course I jumped at the chance of listening to the Audiobook and I wasn’t disappointed!
Rich saved Johnny’s life when he was 16 and Johnny was 12 years old. They hadn’t seen each other until they ran into each other, quite literally, when Johnny starts up at Rich’s college. They become best friends and when Johnny becomes curious, they start having sex. Johnny is straight, though, no matter how much he enjoys what he and Rich do in bed, and Rich slowly falls for his friend, which can only lead to heartbreak. Add the pressure of preparing for the Worlds and Rich’s estranged relationship with his father and it’s a recipe for disaster, or is it just what Rich needs to finally put everything in perspective?
Jared Bradford did a great job at bringing to life this fantastic story. He has a great voice and I loved that he showed us all the different emotions through it, laughter, love, sadness. I would’ve liked it more if anger had been as easily portrayed, but that is just me being picky.
Definitely a recommendable book/audiobook I'd love to read/listen to again!
Rating: 5 Stars!!!
About the Author:
Max Vos is a classically trained chef with over 30 years of food service experience. After retiring in 2011, Max found himself with time on his hands and was urged to turn his talents to writing. ‘Cooking English’, a short story, was his first published work, and has four other short stories currently in publication with Ravenous Romance. His first novel, My Hero was a number one best seller on Amazon. He continues to challenge himself with varying topics, from Marine Vampires to taboo subjects. The one thing you will always be guaranteed to find in his writing is hard, gritty, man-on-man sex.
Max loves hearing from readers. You can keep up with him by reading his weekly blog posts on his own blog page: http://www.maxvos.com/
or his Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/max.vos.393?fref=ts
Email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Narrator:
Jared Bradford has been a nation-wide gay nightlife icon, actor, go-go dancer, singer, model, classically-trained pianist, yogi, and educator in physics and mathematics. He is originally from Louisiana, but now lives very happily in New York City with his partner of three and half years, Seth Fornea, and adorable Chihuahua, Miley. As a debut narrator and producer, Jared is proud to present his performance of My Hero as his first introduction to the audiobook world.
Jared has always had a strong interest in music and the theater and has starred in several productions of plays and musicals including Hay Fever, Old Wicked Songs, The Exonerated, Godspell, and A Grand Night for Singing. He also recently portrayed Chandler in the daytime web series La Fleur de Mai. Now, he is delighted to be able to bring his interests in music recording and acting together to produce quality audiobooks.
Like most, Jared loves to enjoy life, and always tries to find the FUN in everything. If you have the chance to see him twerking it on a box somewhere around the world, don’t be shy and come say hi!
Connect with Jared online at:
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