The Liar by Nora Roberts


The Liar, Nora Roberts, 2015 My favorite quote: “She sat on the floor with harsh colors against hard white walls, rocking, weeping. Weeping not because the man she’d loved was dead, but because he never existed.” Most interesting characters: I liked Richard, the lying liar in question. Not because he was a liar (being aContinue reading “The Liar by Nora Roberts”

The Obsession by Nora Roberts


The Obsession, Nora Roberts, 2016 My favorite quote: “You put something behind you, Nome, it’s got its eye on your back. I’d rather keep it in front of me, so I can see where it’s going.” Notable characters: Naomi Bowes/Carson, a photographer and daughter of a serial killer; Xander Keaton, the Nora-Roberts-style sexy car-mechanic-love-interest whoContinue reading “The Obsession by Nora Roberts”

Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts


Midnight Bayou, Nora Roberts, 2002 My favorite quote: “From this nice, safe distance, I’ve realized I actually like my family.” Notable characters: Declan Fitzgerald, the absurdly handsome handyman; Lena Simone, the ridiculously pretty bar owner; Miss Odette, Lena’s excessively charming (and still unusually-beautiful) grandmother Opening scene: Midnight Bayou begins with a historical flashback (something IContinue reading “Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts”