Search Results: "Karen Robards"


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NOBODY'S ANGEL by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1992

"A fairly enjoyable romantic read—until that heavily contrived last third."
Hardcover debut for veteran romance-writer Robards—the titillating story, set in 1769 in the Carolinas, of a minister's daughter who falls in love with the indentured servant whom she's purchased. Read full book review >

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THE SENATOR'S WIFE by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 1998

"A dull effort from Robards, with some of her trademark steamy sex but few thrills and not much mystery or humor."
A disappointing mystery-romancethe basic ingredients are all there, but they never gelfrom the prolific Robards (Heartbreaker, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

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HEARTBREAKER by Karen Robards
Released: Jan. 3, 1997

"It's a time-tested product, and she's a skilled producer. (Main selection of the Literary Guild)"
Lynn Nelson takes her teenage daughter on a wilderness vacation and winds up saving America from nuclear destruction. Read full book review >

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TO TRUST A STRANGER by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2001

"No surprises here, but the faithful won't care. Plus, the appealing hero pretty much makes up for the clueless heroine."
In this tough, sensual romantic mystery from the prolific and popular Robards (Ghost Moon, 2000, etc.), a drag queen and beauty queen fall in love . . . but can they escape the hit man who's been hired to murder them both? Read full book review >

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THE LAST VICTIM by Karen Robards
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"Is there a ghost of a chance that Robards can conjure up a more believable—and less repulsive—love interest for Charlie in her next installment than the ghost of a convicted serial killer? Sadly, probably not."
Robards (Sleepwalker, 2011, etc.) combines a few of her favorite themes in the first of a series featuring a psychiatrist with paranormal abilities who researches serial killers. Read full book review >

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ONE SUMMER by Karen Robards
Released: Feb. 1, 1993

"Old-fashioned melodrama with nary a surprise."
Prim schoolteacher meets ex-con and finds happiness—in this highly predictable second hardcover romance from the bestselling Robards (Nobody's Angel, p. 425). Read full book review >

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PARADISE COUNTY by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"Robards does a steamy, creditable job for those who don't mind all those charred bodies."
Robards reprises elements of her successful Ghost Moon (1999): a southern setting, lovers with children, a serial killer, and enough graphic violence to appeal to the Hannibal Lecter fan club. Read full book review >

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WHISPERS AT MIDNIGHT by Karen Robards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 13, 2003

"Plenty of sex, cutesy bickering, absurd villain. For the fans."
Silly suspense from Robards (To Trust a Stranger, 2001, etc). Read full book review >

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THE MIDNIGHT HOUR by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 12, 1999

"Decently done work in the genre of the —now— romance."
Psychos lurking in the dark, steamy sex, and touches of the supernatural seem to be favored ingredients of romances these days, and Robards handles them better than most. Read full book review >

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HER LAST WHISPER by Karen Robards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"A tightly written ghostly romantic suspense novel with intriguing supernatural elements and sizzling sexual tension."
Serial killer expert and ghost whisperer Dr. Charlotte Stone feels honor bound to help when a colleague's sister falls into the clutches of a Las Vegas murderer, even though getting involved threatens her life and her ghost lover's existence. Read full book review >

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BAIT by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 19, 2004

"Lightweight suspense and trashy fun from the ever-popular Robards (Ghost Moon, 2000, etc.)."
A babe and a bodyguard. Read full book review >

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MAGGY'S CHILD by Karen Robards
Released: Feb. 1, 1994

"A heavy-breathing, often redundant, one-note soaper."
More paint-by-numbers romance for hard-core genre fans—the latest from the author of One Summer (1992) and Nobody's Angel (1992). Read full book review >