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Lovable everyman Lew Fonesca, the Man Who Makes Things Work in Sarasota, is once again faced with cases that try his patience and test his sanity.

A local curmudgeon who has been campaigning to end state-sponsored school funding is brutally killed. A recent graduate of a public high school for the gifted is arrested for the crime and turns to Lew for help. A semi-retired and much beloved singer of children's songs is being anonymously pushed to leave Sarasota, threatened with exposure as a sexual predator. It is up to Lew to uncover the blackmailer and determine whether there is any truth to the accusation.

Lew has decided that life is worth more than just going through the motions. But will the good life that Lew so richly deserves elude him as he uncovers some very sad truths? His final choice: do the right thing and see his happiness evaporate...or betray a trust and stay happy....

©2008 Double Tiger Productions, Inc. (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

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  • mayo9191
  • 13-02-12

great moody book

Where does Bright Futures rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

one of the best , i love this entire series, the main character is sad, but making the best of it and really the wit is so dry it makes you laugh.

What other book might you compare Bright Futures to and why?

others in this series, are all that come to mind , which if your going to read them go to the book one . all are excellent , its hard to describe why

Which character – as performed by Michael McConnohie – was your favorite?

lew fonesca of course,

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  • Sandra
  • 01-10-12

I have really love this series

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, I love the fact that this series takes place in Sarasota.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes, it was full of twists and turns

What does Michael McConnohie bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Hearing the book lets me use my imagination to visualize the characters and places described by the author.

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