Search Results: "Nora Roberts"


BOOK REVIEW

NORTHERN LIGHTS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2004

"Romance will never die as long as the megaselling Roberts keeps writing it."
Jack London, move over. The Queen of Romance has you in her sights. Read full book review >

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HONEST ILLUSIONS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 17, 1992

"Good escape reading."
Suspenseful, glamorous story of love, blackmail, and magic, set in New Orleans and Washington, D.C., about a family of high-class magicians practicing the time-honored profession of thievery. Read full book review >

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COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 6, 2017

"With her past couple of titles, Roberts (as opposed to her typically grittier moniker, J.D. Robb) is moving into more complex and darker storytelling, to terrific effect."
Bodine Longbow runs her family's Montana resort with an unfailing can-do attitude, but nothing can prepare her or the family for the return of her long-lost—and brutalized—aunt or an unexpected rash of violence in the area. Read full book review >

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ORIGIN IN DEATH by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"While other series of this duration seem to be running out of gas, this one is just hitting its stride."
Who killed the beloved old plastic surgeon, and why is Eve Dallas so skeptical of the good doctor's sterling reputation? Read full book review >

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CHASING FIRE by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2011

"Popular, prolific Roberts (The Search, 2010, etc.) delivers hair-raising smoke-jumping sequences along with the obligatory thrills, sex and a mystery even the greenest armchair sleuths will be able to solve."
A smoke jumper who puts her life on the line every fire season has more to fear this year than fire. Read full book review >

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INNOCENT IN DEATH by Nora Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"Roarke and Eve remain an appealing pair, and Eve's flashes of vulnerability contrast nicely with her no-nonsense approach to work. Occasionally, though, Robb's New-York-in-2060 gimmick draws undue attention to itself."
Future cop Eve Dallas (Born in Death, Nov. 2006, etc.) returns to investigate the murder of a popular history teacher and deal with an unexpected threat to her marriage. Read full book review >

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WHISKEY BEACH by Nora Roberts
ROMANCE
Released: April 16, 2013

"A sweet, sexy romance with an intriguing historical family mystery that bleeds into a modern-day crime spree, casting suspicion on an innocent man."
A year after his wife was murdered, Eli Landon is leaving Boston for a fresh start in his family's coastal ancestral home, possibly with Abra, the beautiful housekeeper he meets there who is determined to help him clear his name and reclaim his life. Read full book review >

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DARK WITCH by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 29, 2013

"Magical, romantic, compelling and appealing—Roberts at her best."
Seven hundred fifty years after an evil sorcerer attacks the Dark Witch Sorcha and leaves her children orphans, he comes back, and her descendants must depend on magic, friendship and love to repel him. Read full book review >

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THE OBSESSION by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 12, 2016

"A little uneven and with an abundance of detail that occasionally slows the pace, this is still an appealing story from a romantic-suspense favorite."
Nearly 20 years after bringing her serial-killer father to justice, a photographer begins to settle into a new life only to discover that a murderous stalker is after her—and may have been collecting his own victims along the way. Read full book review >

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THE WITNESS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 17, 2012

"A promising start to a series, provided Roberts can flesh out her derivative heroine."
A young woman in hiding from the Russian mob faces a difficult decision when she falls in love with a cop. Read full book review >

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REMEMBER WHEN by Nora Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"A smoothly written contemporary caper paired with a murder mystery and a little meet-the-Jetsons futurism. No one does Suspense Lite better than Nora."
Written under her real name and her pseudonym, two books in one from megaselling Roberts/Robb. Read full book review >

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BLUE SMOKE by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 4, 2005

"Roberts does it again with this fast-paced romantic mystery that's both steamy and thrilling, despite its somewhat obvious nature."
Beautiful Italian babe with a passion for fire and doomed hunks joins the arson squad and discovers that someone has held a torch for her since she was a child. Read full book review >