Search Results: "Nora Roberts"


BOOK REVIEW

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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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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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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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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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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MIDNIGHT BAYOU by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"Agreeably credible lovers and a neat piece of home-restoration compensate some for the hokey hauntings on the bayou. Loyal fans will enjoy."
A gumbo seasoned with ghosts, love, and murder on the bayou. Read full book review >

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HOMEPORT by Nora Roberts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 23, 1998

"Perhaps it's time to take a sabbatical from the pink sweatshop and turn her considerable wit and narrative skills to a more original piece of work."
To her usual mix of love, mystery, and passion, Roberts (Sanctuary, 1997, etc.)—author of 115 romancers in some 17 years—adds Renaissance art and a decidedly Medici-like family: the Joneses of Maine. Dr. Miranda Jones, nearly six feet with flaming red hair and a glacial reserve, is an archeometrist who specializes in the analyzing and dating of Renaissance bronze sculpture. 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 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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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 >