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Nora Roberts

Biography

Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including UNDER CURRENTS, SHELTER IN PLACE, YEAR ONE, OF BLOOD AND BONE, COME SUNDOWN and many more. She is also the author of the bestselling In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.

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Books by Nora Roberts

by Nora Roberts - Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal
When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she’s an anxious 20-something mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost father --- and it’s worth nearly four million dollars. This newfound fortune would be life-changing for anyone. But little does Breen know that when she uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldn’t have imagined. Here, she will begin to understand why she kept seeing that silver-haired, elusive man. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny lies…
by Nora Roberts - Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction

After the sickness known as the Doom destroyed civilization, magick has become commonplace, and Fallon Swift has spent her young years learning its ways. Fallon cannot live in peace until she frees those who have been preyed upon by the government or the fanatical Purity Warriors, endlessly hunted or locked up in laboratories, brutalized for years on end. She is determined to save even those who have been complicit with this evil out of fear or weakness --- if, indeed, they can be saved. Strengthened by the bond she shares with her fellow warrior, Duncan, Fallon has already succeeded in rescuing countless shifters and elves and ordinary humans. Now she must help them heal --- and rediscover the light and faith within themselves.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Caitlyn Sullivan had come from a long line of Hollywood royalty. At nine, she was already a star --- yet still an innocent child who loved to play hide and seek with her cousins. It was during one of those games that she disappeared. Some may have considered her a pampered princess, but Cate was a smart, scrappy fighter who managed to escape her abductors. Her ordeal, though, was far from over. First came the discovery of a shocking betrayal that would send someone she’d trusted to prison. Then there were years spent away in western Ireland. Finally, she would return to Los Angeles, gathering the courage to act again. What she didn’t yet know was that two seeds had been planted that long-ago night --- one of a great love, and one of a terrible vengeance.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Inside a pristine home in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, Zane Bigelow has learned to keep secrets. Strangers see his parents as a successful surgeon and his stylish wife, proud of their children. Only Zane and his sister know the terrible truth. Dominated by his father's rages --- and his mother's complicity --- Zane fears for his and little Britt's lives. Still he maintains the insidious lie that all is fine, while scribbling his real thoughts in a secret journal he must carefully hide away. Now, as a grown man struggling to build a new life, Zane will find that while his past may always shadow him, it will also show him that love and goodness can triumph --- and give him strength to draw on when he once again must stand up and defend himself and the woman he loves.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller
It is the Saturday after the 2016 presidential election, and in a plush weekend house in Connecticut, an intimate group of friends, New Yorkers all, has gathered to recover from what they consider the greatest political catastrophe of their lives. They have just sat down to tea when their hostess, Eva Lindquist, proposes a dare. Who among them would be willing to ask Siri how to assassinate Donald Trump? Liberal and like-minded --- editors, writers, a decorator, a theater producer, and one financial guy, Eva’s husband, Bruce --- the friends have come to the countryside in the hope of restoring the bubble in which they have grown used to living. Yet with the exception of one brash and obnoxious book editor, none is willing to accept Eva’s challenge.
by Nora Roberts - Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction

They look like an everyday family living an ordinary life. But beyond the edges of this peaceful farm, unimaginable forces of light and dark have been unleashed. Fallon Swift, approaching her 13th birthday, barely knows the world that existed before --- the city where her parents lived, now in ruins and reclaimed by nature since the Doom sickened and killed billions. Traveling anywhere is a danger, as vicious gangs of Raiders and fanatics called Purity Warriors search for their next victim. Those like Fallon, in possession of gifts, are hunted --- and the time is coming when her true nature, her identity as The One, can no longer be hidden.

by Nora Roberts - Dystopian, Fantasy, Fiction

It began on New Year’s Eve. The sickness came on suddenly, and spread quickly. Within weeks, everything people counted on began to fail them. The electrical grid sputtered, law and government collapsed --- and more than half of the world’s population was decimated. As the power of science and technology receded, magick rose up in its place. Some of it is good, like the witchcraft worked by Lana Bingham. Some of it is unimaginably evil, and it can lurk anywhere. In a world of survivors where every stranger encountered could be either a savage or a savior, none of them knows exactly where they are heading, or why. But a purpose awaits them that will shape their lives and the lives of all those who remain.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business that is kept running by Bodine Longbow with the help of a large staff, including new hire Callen Skinner. There was another member of the family once: Bodine’s aunt, Alice, who ran off before Bodine was born. She never returned, and the Longbows don’t talk about her much. The younger ones, who never met her, quietly presume she’s dead. So when Alice suddenly reappears, the Longbows are shocked. The twisted story she has to tell about the past --- and the threat that follows in her wake --- will test the bonds of this strong family, and thrust Bodine into a darkness she never could have imagined.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous. No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can’t outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes. Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she’s ever known. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she’s learned time and again, her past is never more than a nightmare away.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Shelby Foxworth lost her husband. Then she lost her illusions. The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. She takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown, where she meets someone new: Griff Lott, a successful contractor. But her husband had secrets she has yet to discover.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic turn. Artist Ashton Archer knows his brother isn’t capable of violence, so he recruits Lila, the only eyewitness, to help him uncover what happened. Their investigation draws them into a rarified circle where what you desire becomes a deadly obsession.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

With the legends and lore of Ireland running through his blood, falconer Connor O’Dwyer is proud to call County Mayo home. It’s where his sister, Branna, lives and works, where his cousin, Iona, has found true love, and where his childhood friends form a circle that can’t be broken. A circle that is about to be stretched out of shape --- by a long-awaited kiss.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

Iona Sheehan arrives in Ireland with nothing but her grandmother's stories and the promise of a few cousins to make her feel at home. She starts to build a new life for herself there with her two cousins and hunky stable owner Boyle McGrath. But an ancient evil has wound its way around Iona’s family tree, and family and friends will fight with each other and for each other to keep the promise of hope --- and love --- alive.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

Phillip Quinn has done everything to make his life seem perfect, but one look at Seth reminds him of the boy he once was. While Phillip intended to fulfill his father’s dying request and considered Seth to be a duty, he has grown to love Seth. When a stranger arrives in town to secretly study the Quinns, Phillip is determined to uncover her motives. But the secret she holds threatens the life the brothers have made for Seth.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense

Lawyer Eli Landon has weathered an intense year of public scrutiny and police investigations after being accused of the murder of his soon-to-be ex-wife. He finds sanctuary at Bluff House, where Abra Walsh --- Whiskey Beach’s resident housekeeper, yoga instructor, jewelry maker, and massage therapist --- is helping him take control of his life and clear his name. But as they become entangled in each other, they find themselves caught in a net that stretches back for centuries.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

Ryder is the hardest Montgomery brother to figure out --- with a tough-as-nails outside and possibly nothing too soft underneath. He’s surly and unsociable, but when he straps on a tool belt, no woman can resist his sexy swagger. Except apparently Hope Beaumont, the innkeeper of his own Inn BoonsBoro.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

With the support of her friends, Laurel McBane’s dream of attending culinary school came true. Now, she’s repaying their kindness by creating extravagantly luscious tiers of cakes and other confectionary delights that add the perfect touch to their clients’ weddings. As for romance, the low-key Laurel has had a mega crush on Parker’s older brother, Delaney Brown, since childhood. But she’s convinced that the Ivy League lawyer is still out of her reach.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

Owen runs the Montgomery family’s construction business with an iron fist, which allows the Inn BoonsBoro to open right on schedule. The only thing Owen didn’t plan for was Avery McTavish. Avery’s popular pizza place is right across the street from the inn, giving her a first-hand look at its amazing renovation --- and a newfound appreciation for Owen, her first boyfriend when they were kids.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller

Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romance

The historic hotel in Boonsboro, Maryland, has endured war and peace, changing hands, even rumored hauntings. Now it's getting a major facelift from the Montgomery brothers and their eccentric mother. But there's another project that Beckett, the architect of the family, has his eye on: the girl he's been waiting to kiss since he was 15.

by Nora Roberts - Fiction, Romantic Suspense

Rowan Tripp has smoke jumping in her blood. Her father is a Missoula, Montana legend, and she's been fighting fires since her 18th birthday. This year's rookie crop of jumpers is one of the strongest ever --- and hotshot Gulliver Curry is one of the best. But when a dark presence lashes out at Rowan, she knows she shouldn’t complicate things with Gull.