Search Results: "Karen Robards"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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SHIVER by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"Packed with fast-paced action, nail-biting suspense and blazing sexual tension, Shiver plays on a single mother's tender love for her son and an FBI agent's deep undercover assignment to keep the story taut and the romance conflicted."
Samantha Jones, a repo driver, gets caught up in a dangerous FBI undercover operation when she inadvertently interrupts a torture in progress and must flee with the...victim? criminal? hero?...bloody guy in the trunk in order to keep her son safe. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATUM by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 2017

"Fresh, sexy, and eminently readable."
When a huge heist goes awry, shadowy criminal Bianca St. Ives emerges as a security expert—only to be drawn back into crime by a mysterious job she's blackmailed into taking. 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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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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HUNTER'S MOON by Karen Robards
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 15, 1995

"A tight-jeans romance that Robards does better than most, though it's not for those who like a heroine who keeps her backbone and also gets her man. (Author tour)"
Robards, whose last hairy hero (Walking After Midnight, 1995) kidnapped his true love at a funeral home (while he was buck-naked) and tied her up with her bra, pens a gentler and most predictable romantic thriller. 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 >

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SLEEPWALKER by Karen Robards
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 27, 2011

"Unforgivably clunky."
Robards' latest romantic thriller has all the requisite components—a sexy cop, a robbery, a mob boss and a million bucks in a duffle bag—but the snail-like pacing is deadlier than the glock in our heroine's hand. 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 >