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Accidental Heroes

Narrated by: Jim Frangione
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
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Summary

Accidental Heroes is a heart-stopping thriller about ordinary men and women who embark on a journey they will never forget.

On a beautiful May morning at JFK Airport, a routine plane departs for San Francisco. Security agent Bernice Adams finds a postcard of the Golden Gate Bridge bearing an ambiguous message. Who left the postcard behind, which flight is that person on, and what exactly does the message mean? Her supervisor dismisses her concerns, but she is compelled to contact Homeland Security.

Someone's planning something terrible, and these passengers' lives entwine as they come together to help to avert a tragedy at the eleventh hour. Accidental Heroes is a pulse-racing tale of extraordinary courage from the world's favourite storyteller, Danielle Steel.

©2018 Danielle Steel (P)2018 Recorded Books Ltd

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Bought in error

Even though I bought this book in error,I thought give it a try ,wrong,it's not my kind of novel,didn't grab me at the beginning ,but I realize the author is very much loved by her fans ,just not me .

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loved the story it took me a few days to listen

I really enjoyed the whole of the story.
I always enjoyed Danielle steel books. And I'm a fan..

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good book

i loved it and i couldn't stop listening to this book. It is so sad in places but then you have more happiness in other places. I wish i could be brave and strong like the characters in this book and provid for my kids better. Danielle steel writes good, motivated books.

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Wonderful plot

Wonderful plot fast paced and gripping to the end . Thoroughly enjoyed it . Very well read

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A great story

I didn’t know if l would get into this book,but from the start to the end couldn’t leave the story.
A different story line alternative to her other books that l have read
Loved the way it is so easy to see how people fall into dangers
Would recommended to anyone that wants a good read

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Lovely story and different from the normal DS

A great story delving into so many characters who all join together. The ending is nicely done with a round up of the lives of all those affected.

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  • MA Reviewer
  • 17-12-18

Very mediocre.....

If you want to listen to a very compelling plane crash book, I suggest listening to "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley.

Don't waste your credit on this one.

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  • Rita Holland
  • 25-01-20

Accidental Heroes

Have not read Danielle Steel in more than 20 years so I thought I would give this a try........was good but drug out too much and as typical of Danielle always has to have a love 💘 story as a side story. Have not missed her writings at all.

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  • Sheila S
  • 24-01-20

Not Danielle Steel's best

Unlike other reviewers, I actually enjoyed the beginning of the novel with the lengthy character descriptions best. The action-packed climax was cliched and sort of boring. And the book dragged on for 2 additional hours after it should have ended.

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  • workout wonder
  • 02-06-19

True Danielle Steele

Enjoyed it in the car on long trips. I liked the positive development of relationships. I liked the plot. There was quite a bit of restating the facts and what was said earlier, drags it out unnecessarily . I have enjoyed her books for many many years and find reading them comforting and enjoyable and now listening to them on Audible

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05-04-19

FIRST TIME AND LOVING IT!!!

This was my first ever experience with any product if it's kind, and I loved it! Listened to it all in the first day!! I Can't wait to listen to my next one!!

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  • HW
  • 22-05-18

Boring

There was absolutely no suspense here. Right from the beginning they tell you exactly what is going to happen. The most interesting part was in the middle, then you felt like an awkward house guest that’s overstayed your welcome in the last chapters. A lot of redundant and predictable storylines, too many characters, and a flat ending equals my recommendation to skip this one!

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  • Stevie
  • 14-05-18

bought this on a whim and am so pleased I did

what a great story, it just smoothly builds and builds.The characters are so totally developed I can see them. I will listen again to this one and enjoy it just as much the second time around

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  • edward ogrady
  • 10-05-18

Exciting book

One of the most exciting Steel books I've listened to. Had me at the edge of my seat.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-05-18

very little drama

this book was formulaic with no surprises whatsoever kept hoping there was going to be something else happening but it never occurred the book was actually kind of boring and very short not her best effort

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  • carolyn
  • 07-05-18

did not like

Cannot believe that this was a DS book. not the quality I expect from ds