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Rowan Tripp is addicted to danger. Ever since she turned eighteen, Rowan has been a 'smoke jumper', fighting back the ferocious forest fires that sweep through the Montana mountains each year. She can read a wildfire like no one else - and is prepared to put her life on the line again and again to save others. But now Rowan is mourning the death of her good friend and partner, Jim - haunted by the belief that she could have saved him. Determined to carry on, Rowan throws herself into training the new recruits to the smoke-jumping team - not realising there is a different kind of danger waiting for her. She has always had a strict rule: never get romantically involved with a workmate. But the moment she meets Gull Curry that rule is severely tested. And when it becomes clear that someone blames Rowan for Jim's death, and is determined to get revenge, Rowan realises this is one fight she can't win on her own . . . 'Sheer entertainment' Guardian 'The most successful author on planet earth' Washington Post www. nora-roberts. co. uk
Romance set on Maryland's Eastern shore, fourth in the Quinn Brothers series, preceded by Sea Swept, Rising Tides and Inner Harbor. Number-one New York bestselling author Nora Roberts returns to Chesapeake Bay and her beloved Quinn family for the story of Seth Quinn, the long-awaited conclusion to the breathtaking drama of Sea Swept, Rising Tides, and Inner Harbor. Seth Quinn is finally home. It's been a long journey. After a harrowing boyhood with his drug-addicted mother, he was taken in by the Quinn family, and grew up with three older brothers who watched over him with love. Now, a grown man returning from Europe, a successful painter, Seth is settling down on Maryland's Eastern Shore, surrounded by Cam, Ethan, and Phillip once again, and their wives and kids, all the blessed chaos of the extended Quinn clan. Finally, he's back in the little blue and white house where there's always a boat at the dock, a rocker on the porch, and a dog in the yard.
The #1 New York Times bestseller is now in paperback! Seth Quinn is finally home. It's been a long journey. After a harrowing boyhood with his drug-addicted mother, he'd been taken in by the Quinn family, growing up with three older brothers who'd watched over him with love. Now a grown man returning from Europe as a successful painter, Seth is settling down on Maryland's Eastern Shore, surrounded once again by Cam, Ethan, and Phil, their wives and children, all the blessed chaos of the extended Quinn clan. Finally, he's back in the little blue-and-white house where there's always a boat at the dock, a rocker on the porch, and a dog in the yard. Still, a lot has changed in St. Christopher since he's been gone-and the most intriguing change of all is the presence of Dru Whitcomb Banks. A city girl who's opened a florist shop in this seaside town, she craves independence and the challenge of establishing herself without the influence of her wealthy connections. In Seth, she sees another kind of challenge-a challenge that she can't resist.
A sus treinta años, Callie Dunbrook es una experta arqueóloga. Ahora tiene la oportunidad que podría representar el gran salto en su carrera profesional. Le han propuesto dirigir el proyecto de excavación de un poblado y un cementerio indios de cinco mil años de antigüedad, que unas obras han puesto al descubierto en una pequeña y apacible ciudad estadounidense. Pronto surgen los problemas. Callie tiene que enfrentarse a la cólera de un promotor urbanístico, a la hostilidad de algunos vecinos, a dos inexplicables muertes y al creciente rumor de que la excavación está maldita. Además, la han obligado a aceptar en el proyecto a quien menos habría querido ver cerca de ella: su irritante, aunque irresistible, ex marido. Por eso no está muy dispuesta a escuchar a la misteriosa mujer que la aborda para revelarle un secreto que las atañe a ambas. Algo que podría cambiar todo lo que Callie sabía de sí misma. Una intriga sorprendente, una emocionante historia de amor y unos personajes inolvidables son los ingredientes de Cita con el pasado , obra de una de las escritoras con mayor éxito y más leídas en la actualidad. «La última combinación de Roberts entre romance y suspense es una lectura mágica.» Booklist
Espiar a los vecinos es una mala costumbre..., que se vuelve peligrosa cuando lo que se presencia es un asesinato. Lila Emerson tiene dos profesiones que se complementan perfectamente: cuidadora profesional de casas y escritora freelance. Sus clientes le encargan el cuidado de sus viviendas, plantas e incluso mascotas cuando se ausentan y mientras que vive en el hogar prestado, ella aprovecha para soñar con la vida de otros y escribir novelas. Pero todo cambia cuando una noche es testigo de lo que parece ser el asesinato de una chica y un suicidio. De repente, se ve implicada en una investigación junto con el famoso y atractivo hermano del suicida. Decididos a averiguar la verdad, emprenderán una arriesgada búsqueda que les conducirá al peligroso mundo del tráfico de antigüedades, donde algunas personas estarán dispuestas a matar a sangre fría solo con tal de completar su colección. Reseñas:«El guiño a La ventana indiscreta con el que empieza la novela debería iluminar al lector sobre el hecho de que está ante una adictiva mezcla de suspense elegante y romance sofisticado que enorgullecería a Hitchcock.»Booklist «Nora Roberts es una superestrella.»The New York Times «Me encanta Nora Roberts.»Stephen King «Es la novelista con más éxito del planeta Tierra.»The Washington Post
Nadie conoce la belleza y los peligros que encierra el paisaje indómito de las Colinas Negras, en Dakota del Sur, como Cooper y Lillian. Lo recorrieron juntos, palmo a palmo, durante todos aquellos veranos de la infancia, cuando la aventura esperaba en cada recodo del sendero. Años después esas mismas montañas fueron el escenario de su primer beso y de ese primer amor que se graba en el alma. Y entonces la vida separó sus caminos. Doce años después el destino les ha traído de vuelta a las Colinas Negras. Ha pasado el tiempo y ninguno de los dos ha conseguido olvidar el sabor de aquellos días del pasado. Pero mientras ambos se adentran de nuevo en el territorio familiar e inhóspito a la vez del amor verdadero, algo o alguien despiadado y feroz les sigue el rastro con el único objetivo de convertirlos en su próxima presa.Una historia de amores y odios imperecederos, de animales salvajes y de paisajes bellos y recónditos donde únicamente rige la ley de la naturaleza.«Maravillosa y brillante historia de amor.»Autoras en la Sombra
From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed, and danger that brings them together--and could tear them apart...<P> 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. Suddenly, the woman with no permanent ties finds herself almost wishing for one....<P> Artist Ashton Archer knows his brother isn't capable of violence--against himself or others. He recruits Lila, the only eyewitness, to help him uncover what happened. Ash longs to paint her as intensely as he hungers to touch her. But their investigation draws them into a rarified circle where priceless antiques are bought, sold, gambled away, and stolen, where what you possess is who you are, and where what you desire becomes a deadly obsession....
It was at the request of His Royal Highness Alexander de Cordina that Eve Hamilton and her theatre company traveled to Cordina. The tiny principality still looked like a storybook place, but Eve knew it had its villains and tragedies; she'd seen something of them seven years ago when princess Gabriella had been kidnapped. Alex was the heir and it soon became evident that the dangers would never remain in the past - but neither would the desires. Just the sight of Eve made him ache, yet how could he ask her to share his burdens?
Huérfana cuando tenía ocho años, Kate Powell creció, junto a Margo y Laura, como una hija más de los Templeton, y juró que nunca les defraudaría. Aguda, inteligente, con una cabeza privilegiada para los números, se ha convertido en una exitosa mujer de negocios obligada a enfrentarse al fracaso profesional y a mirar en su interior solo para darse cuenta de todo lo que se ha perdido en la vida y todo lo que le falta a su corazón. Pero es tiempo de cambio y Kate se incorporará activamente a la tienda de sus hermanas y se enamorará de un atractivo hotelero, Byron DeWitt, un hombre que puede hacer que Kate olvide que dos y dos son cuatro... De entre las tres chicas de la familia Templeton, le toca ahora a Kate protagonizar el segundo volumen de la serie iniciada con Un sueño atrevido, en una romántica historia de amistades, renuncias, nuevos sueños. Y amor.
She'd turned her back on glamour and fame and Kate Stanislaski Kimball had come home to begin a new life. The only thing more perfect than the beautiful--dilapidated--building she'd bought for her new dance school was Brody O'Connell, the frustrating, surprisingly fascinating contractor she'd hired for the renovation. A man didn't often come across a woman as gorgeous, sensuous, provocative...and utterly irritating as Kate. But Brody was determined to resist her effortless allure. She was Natasha Stanislaski's pampered, perfect daughter, and not at all the right woman for him. But every fiber of his being longed to make her his....
One of the best futuristic mystery series on the market today. (Without A Clue)The pursuit of a serial killer leaves Eve Dallas's job on the line.
Soap opera writer Bess McNee figured the only way to understand a character was to stand in her shoes-even if they were a streetwalker's stiletto heels. So she got tossed in the slammer, thanks to the sexiest detective in New York... Alex Stanislaski thought he'd seen it all-until he busted Bess. And then she wanted him to let her follow him around to get "ideas" for her show! Trouble was, the lady was giving him altogether too many ideas...
A New York Times Bestseller For a few weeks, Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina could be just plain Camilla MacGee. Working for Delaney Caine offered a refuge from the press. As irritation toward him grew into desire, Camilla knew she'd soon have to reveal herself.
Contains two of Roberts' classic novels about the Cordina Royal Family: The Playboy Prince, and Cordina's Crown Jewel
This volume contains the four books in the Cordina's Royal Family Series: Affaire Royale, Command Performance, The Playboy Prince, and Cordina's Crown Jewel.<P> Affaire Royale: Recently kidnapped Princess Gabriella has amnesia, but in the arms of bodyguard Reeve MacGee she finds a passion that's unforgettable.<P> Command Performance: Though His Royal Highness Alexander is destined to rule Cordina, it's regal -- and elusive -- Eve Hamilton who rules his heart.<P> The Playboy Prince: Why is reserved Hannah Rothchild so intriguing to dedicated ladies' man Prince Bennett? Is it her secret mission -- or the fascinating lady herself?<P> Cordina's Crown Jewel: For a few weeks, Her Royal Highness Camilla de Cordina could be just plain Camilla MacGee. Working for Delaney Caine offered a refuge from the press. As irritation toward him grew into desire, Camilla knew she'd soon have to reveal herself.
AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Catherine 'C. C. ' Calhoun isn't about to let anyone take away the Towers - her family's crumbling old mansion on the coast of Maine - especially not handsome hotel magnate Trenton St. James. C. C. is convinced the hard-driving businessman will just turn the atmospheric Towers into part of some faceless hotel chain. As far as Trent is concerned, his dealings with C. C. should be strictly business. But soon, C. C. 's mix of fire and fury seduce his mind and his heart, leading them both in a completely unexpected direction. Courting Catherine can be enjoyed as a captivating standalone novel. It is also the first book in the Calhouns series, which continues with A Man for Amanda, For the Love of Lilah, Suzanna's Surrender and Megan's Mate. Includes a preview of A Man for Amanda.
La segunda entrega de la serie Bahía de Chesapeake.La vida de los pequeños Cameron, Ethan y Phillip parecía abocada al desastre. Aunque no se conocían entre sí, los tres compartían un pasado lleno de abusos y dificultades que dejaron atrás cuando fueron adoptados por Raymond Quinn. Ahora han crecido y juntos conforman una familia fuerte y sólida que se desmorona el día en que reciben la noticia de que su padre ha sufrido un terrible accidente. Reunidos en torno a su lecho de muerte los tres le hacen una última promesa al hombre al que se lo deben todo: cuidar de Seth, el último niño que estaba a punto de adoptar...Ethan Quinn es un marinero tranquilo y reservado. Bajo su serena apariencia late un corazón profundo y bravío como el mar que adora y respeta. Desde la muerte de su padre cuida de su hermanastro y divide su tiempo entre la pesca y el astillero que ha montado junto con sus hermanos. De los tres, él es quien se siente más cercano Seth, pues ambos sufrieron una infancia tormentosa. El tiempo no ha logrado borrar su dolor, pero ahora un muchacho depende de él y sus sentimientos por Grace, la mujer de la que siempre ha estado enamorado pero a la que nunca se ha atrevido a conquistar, parecen más intensos que nunca. Tal vez sea el momento de cambiar el rumbo de su vida y aceptarse, no solo por lo que ya es, sino por lo que puede llegar a ser.«Roberts continúa celebrando el poder curativo del amor y de los lazos familiares.»Publishers Weekly
Ruth Bannion had never met anyone like Russian emigre choreographer Nickolai Davidov. Ruth was open, giving, but Nickolai's background had left him reserved, even wary, and his pride would not let him reveal his need for her. Fear of rejection kept him from speaking the truth. That same fear sent Ruth away to hide on the Connecticut coast. But when he came after her at last, there was no more fear, no more wariness, only a lifetime of love that would never need to be hidden again.
Combining elements of the supernatural with gripping suspense and seduction, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the second novel in her Circle Trilogy... He saw where the earth was scorched, where it was trampled. He saw his own hoofprints left in the sodden earth when he'd galloped through the battle in the form of a horse. And he saw the woman who'd ridden him, slashing destruction with a flaming sword... Blair Murphy has always worked alone. Destined to be a demon hunter in a world that doesn't believe in such things, she lives for the kill. But now, she finds herself the warrior in a circle of six, chosen by the goddess Morrigan to defeat the vampire Lilith and her minions. Learning to trust the others has been hard, for Blair has never allowed herself such a luxury. But she finds herself drawn to Larkin, a man of many shapes. As a horse, he is proud and graceful; as a dragon, beautifully fierce; and as a man...well, Blair has never seen one quite so ruggedly handsome and playfully charming as this nobleman from the past. In two months' time, the circle of six will face Lilith and her army in Geall. To complete preparations and round up forces to fight, the circle travels through time to Larkin's world, where Blair must choose between battling her overwhelming attraction to him--or risking everything for a love that can never be...Don't miss the other books in the Circle Trilogy... Morrigan's CrossValley of SilenceFrom the Paperback edition.
They both knew what would happen. . . She moved in perfect harmony to the music that ruled her life both onstage and off. He dealt with the world with ruthless expertise. Music was his business and he was all business. That is until she lit up the stage. The attraction was instant. . . and impossible. Because he ruled his empire from glass towers high above the vibrancy of her world, and coming too close to hers was risky business. But she was a woman who dared to dream, and she had dreams big enough for them both.
When Nell Channing arrives on charming Three Sisters Island, she believes that she's finally found refuge from her abusive husband - and from the terrifying life she fled so desperately eight months ago... But even in this quiet, peaceful place, Nell never feels entirely at ease. Careful to conceal her true identity, she takes a job as a cook at the local bookstore café - and begins to explore her feelings for the island sheriff, Zack Todd. But there is a part of herself she can never reveal to him - for she must continue to guard her secrets if she wants to keep the past at bay. One careless word, one misplaced confidence, and the new life she's so carefully created could shatter completely. Just as Nell starts to wonder if she'll ever be able to break free of her fear, she realizes that the island suffers from a terrible curse - one that can only be broken by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled the island back in 1692. And now, with the help of two other strong, gifted women - and the nightmares of the past haunting her every step - she must find the power to save her home, her love... and herself . . .
Margo Sullivan had everything she could ask for. The daughter of the Templetons' stern housekeeper, she was treated like a member of the family.
New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel in a dramatic new trilogy. Margo, Kate and Laura were brought up like sisters amidst the peerless grandeur of Templeton House. But it was Margo whose dreams first took her far away . . . Margo Sullivan had everything a young woman could ask for. But while growing up along the rocky cliffs of Monterey, she couldn't help but dream of bigger things. The daughter of the Templeton's stern Irish housekeeper, Margo had been treated like a member of the family. Deep down, she knew that money could not but the thing she craved most -- her mother's acceptance. Maybe things would be different if she could be sweet like Laura -- or had Kate's shrewd head for business. But all Margo knew how to do was be Margo, and that meant doing things her own way -- no matter what the consequences . . .
First in the all-new Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a trilogy about the land we're drawn to, the family we learn to cherish, and the people we long to love... With indifferent parents, Iona Sheehan grew up craving devotion and acceptance. From her maternal grandmother, she learned where to find both: a land of lush forests, dazzling lakes, and centuries-old legends. Ireland. County Mayo, to be exact. Where her ancestors' blood and magic have flowed through generations--and where her destiny awaits. Iona arrives in Ireland with nothing but her Nan's directions, an unfailingly optimistic attitude, and an innate talent with horses. Not far from the luxurious castle where she is spending a week, she finds her cousins, Branna and Connor O'Dwyer. And since family is family, they invite her into their home and their lives. When Iona lands a job at the local stables, she meets the owner, Boyle McGrath. Cowboy, pirate, wild tribal horsemen, he's three of her biggest fantasy weaknesses all in one big, bold package. Iona realizes that here she can make a home for herself--and live her life as she wants, even if that means falling head over heels for Boyle. But nothing is as it seems. An ancient evil has wound its way around Iona's family tree and must be defeated. Family and friends will fight with each other and for each other to keep the promise of hope--and love--alive... Don't miss the next two books in the Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy Shadow Spell and Blood Magick This Book Is Bound with "Deckle Edge" Paper. Deckle edge books are bound with pages that are made to resemble handmade paper by applying a frayed texture to the edges. Deckle edge is an ornamental feature designed to set certain titles apart from books with machine-cut pages.
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