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Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« on: June 24, 2018, 01:40:23 PM »
Just finished her Guardians trilogy and loved it. Looking for recommendations for another of her series. I loved the fantasy element of the books.
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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2018, 02:19:18 PM »
Just finished her Guardians trilogy and loved it. Looking for recommendations for another of her series. I loved the fantasy element of the books.

I used to read a lot of her books.

I really liked the Key trilogy. The Three Sisters Island was also good but the evil was silly and the third book wasn't as good as the first two. Much more relatable characters in the first two. Both of these are fantasies.

Standalone favorites are Homeport and Northern Lights.


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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2018, 02:45:47 PM »
I also liked the Key trilogy. Of her other paranormal/fantasy books, I really liked the Sign of Seven trilogy which starts with:



The Circle triology which starts with:



I absolutely loved the Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy which begins with:



I haven't read any new Roberts' books for a while, but I have read lots of them over the years.  I don't think she can write a "bad" book even if they are formulaic.  Her paranormal/fantasy stuff is my favorite.  I do not like her writing as J.D. Robb - isn't that weird?

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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2018, 03:21:28 PM »
That makes us both weird. I don't like J.D. Robb either.

I stopped reading Roberts when the price of her ebooks went so high. But as soon as I can get to the library to activate my Overdrive account, I'll probably borrow a few of hers and start catching up.


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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2018, 03:45:15 PM »
And I much prefer the JD Robb stuff.  ;D. I love that series. I haven't read much Nora Roberts under her name. I did read and like a couple of standalones, but read a couple of starters in series I didn't like. I think one was something with Weddings in the name and the other something about sisters and witches or some thing. The standalones I read were straight up romantic suspense type, which I guess I prefer. But again, I love the futuristic Robb series and there isn't anything like that out there. I looked. Crime solving in not so far future, on earth. Its the kind of sci fi flavor I prefer. More Earth connected and still human like.

Reminds me I haven't read one in a while. I am lucky I can get all of them at the library, otherwise they would be too costly to buy.

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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2018, 01:32:18 PM »
Thanks everyone. I'll have a look at these suggestions. :)
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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2018, 02:56:35 PM »
I also liked the Key trilogy. Of her other paranormal/fantasy books, I really liked the Sign of Seven trilogy which starts with:



The Circle triology which starts with:



I absolutely loved the Cousins O'Dwyer trilogy which begins with:



I haven't read any new Roberts' books for a while, but I have read lots of them over the years.  I don't think she can write a "bad" book even if they are formulaic.  Her paranormal/fantasy stuff is my favorite.  I do not like her writing as J.D. Robb - isn't that weird?


I second all of these and her Three Sister's Island books. I love all her PNR series, way more than her romance series. For some reason I don't do as well with her straight up romances.

Her new book Year One is really good too. It will be a part of a series as well but only the first book is out so far. It has more of a...I don't know, almost sci fi dystopian feel to it but it is fantasy at the same time. Hard to describe but it's really good and I can't wait for the second one to be out.
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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2018, 09:41:23 PM »
Yes, I enjoy Nora Roberts - just about to read The Liar.
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Re: Any Nora Roberts fans out there?
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2018, 10:02:28 PM »
I agree.  The Dark Witch was very good! :)

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