Search Results: "Nora Roberts"


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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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SANCTUARY by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 1997

"There's not much suspense here, but it's good to see that heroines are becoming gutsier and heroes better in the kitchen."
Roberts is the perfect perpetual-romance machine. 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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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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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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MONTANA SKY by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 12, 1996

"A good read on a long winter's night."
Three bridegrooms for three sisters: Roberts (True Betrayals, 1995, etc.) stylishly moseys into Big Sky romance. Read full book review >

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THE VILLA by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 19, 2001

"A smooth blend of suspense and romance. As ever, the author's trademark effortless style keeps a complex plot moving without a hitch."
Megaselling Roberts (River's End, 1999, etc.) goes to Napa Valley for the tale of an Italian-American family wine producers rocked by scandal and a series of murders. Read full book review >

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THE NEXT ALWAYS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"An effective infomercial—and guest-room sleep-aid—for Inn BoonsBoro."
In Roberts' new series launch, the conversion of a tumbledown Maryland hotel into a boutique country inn fails to expel an extremely shy resident ghost. Read full book review >

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MEMORY IN DEATH by Nora Roberts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 4, 2006

"Middling for this venerable, well-regarded series."
Just what Lt. Eve Dallas needed to make Christmas in the 2050s complete: a visit from the wicked witch who made her life hell when she was in foster care. Read full book review >

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TRUE BETRAYALS by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 13, 1995

"But Roberts's style has a fresh, contemporary snap that gets the story past its own worst excesses."
Thoroughbreds and Virginia blue-bloods cavort, commit murder, and fall in love in Roberts's (Hidden Riches, 1994, etc.) latest romantic thriller — this one set in the world of championship horse racing. Read full book review >

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YEAR ONE by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2017

"A fast-paced, mesmerizing, and thought-provoking novel that will no doubt add to Roberts' legions of fans."
When the world as they know it ends, the survivors of a mysterious plague are faced with a new world in which both dark and light magic are rising. Read full book review >