There are so many amazing Nora Roberts books out there. She’s one of our all time favorite authors. But when she has so many books, it can be hard to keep track of them all. But read on and you will find everything you need to know!
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All About Nora Roberts
Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 225 novels with a career spanning over 40 years. She was also the very first author to be inducted into the prestigious Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. Her novels have spent over 1000 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list, with many of these taking the number one spot. There are over 500 million copies of her books in print and copies of her book have been published in 35 countries.
Nora’s first novel Irish Thoroughbred was published in 1984 by Silhoutte. And she has published books consistently ever since, with her latest release, Nightwork, being published on May 24 2022. Over the years Nora Roberts has published over 80 standalone titles and you can find more information on ALL of those in the following list.
Nora Roberts is also the author of 31 popular series. And not forgetting that she also has 56 romantic suspense books in the In Death series written under the pen name JD Robb.
But here, we’ve compiled all of her standalone titles into the ultimate booklist of Nora Roberts. Check them out now!
List Of Standalone Books By Nora Robert
Beautiful, independent-minded Hillary Baxter was only twenty-one when she swapped the fields of rural Kansas for the bright lights of New York City. Three years later she is a successful model and proud to have made it on her own terms. Now a chance encounter with Bret Bardoff, the charismatic owner of Mode magazine, might just send her career into the stratosphere. But at what cost?
Bret is famed for being strong-willed, demanding . . . and brilliant. As Hillary spends more time with him she begins to discover another, softer side to his character. Hillary knows she should keep her distance – with the frosty Charlene Mason on his arm, Bret is very much spoken for. But it’s much easier to strike a pose than it is to control your heart . . .
The Heart’s Victory
Cynthia “Foxy” Fox made a play for racecar driver Lance Matthews as a teenager, but Lance just saw her as his friend’s kid sister. Now, Foxy has gotten over her broken heart and become a professional photographer. But when she’s assigned to cover the racing season, Lance jumps at the chance of convincing the one woman he can’t forget that he’s worth a second lap.
Island of Flowers
To visitors and vacationers, Hawaii is a romantic paradise of palm trees and pristine beaches. To Laine Simmons, it is merely home to her father, a man she has traveled far to see in hopes of repairing their estranged relationship. But Dillon O’Brian, her father’s young business partner, is getting too familiar with Laine’s family matters, accusing her of seeking reparations over reconciliation. Dillon’s arrogance and audacity would be more off putting if Laine didn’t find him more attractive and desirable whenever they meet…
Search For Love
When Serenity Smith’s parents passed away, she presumed she lost her only family. Then she receives word from a relative far from Washington D.C.—her grandmother, living on an estate in the beautiful Brittany region of France. But the hard-hearted Comtesse de Kergallen doesn’t welcome Serenity with open arms. Neither does her arrogant yet undeniably charming cousin Christophe. Both harbor resentments against the Smiths, believing they damaged the family’s aristocratic reputation. As Serenity sets out to clear her parents’ names, tension mounts between her and Christophe—escalating from adversarial to passionate…
From This Day
To hotel manager B. J. Clark, the Lakeside Inn is more than just a historic New England landmark, it’s a place both staff and guests call home. So when wealthy hotelier Taylor Reynolds decides to add it to his global hospitality empire with plans to modernize its charm and character, B. J. prepares herself to resist this hostile takeover. But she didn’t prepare for their heated discussions to take place behind closed doors where more passionate desires would arise.
Her Mother’s Keeper
When Gwen Lacrosse learns her mother has taken in the famous novelist Luke Powers as a boarder, she immediately catches a flight from New York to her hometown just outside New Orleans. Convinced the reputed womanizing author is going to break her mother’s heart, Gwen wants him gone. But when Luke turns his skills with words and seduction on Gwen, she finds her will collapsing under the weight of her growing desire.
Once More With Feeling
Celebrated musicians Raven Williams and Brandon Carstairs rose to the top of the charts—and to the front page of the gossip columns—before their relationship imploded. Heartbroken, Raven immersed herself into music, putting her career above life and love. Five years later, Brandon has been hired to score a potential blockbuster musical film—and wants Raven to co-write it with him. And as the melody and rhythm of their work flows, Raven and Brandon embrace the harmony of their hearts…
This Magic Moment
Master magician Pierce Atkins has made a career conjuring realistic illusions and escaping elaborate traps, mystifying audiences around the world. Mesmerized by his seemingly otherworldly abilities, Ryan Swan is desperate for a peek behind the curtain of the brooding, attractive genius—only to uncover a personal tragedy his magic cannot fix. And as she watches Pierce engage in one death-defying act after another, Ryan finds herself becoming spellbound by the man, not the magician.
Tonight And Always
For a change of pace, renowned anthropologist Kasey Wyatt takes a job working for bestselling author Jordan Taylor. Upon arriving at Jordan’s impressive Palm Springs estate, Kasey finds all the trappings of a family, but none of the warmth. Jordan’s forbidding mother is immediately suspicious of her. Jordan himself is an expert at hiding his emotions behind an aristocratic facade. Hardly the quiet and bookish woman they were all expecting, Kasey infuses their lives with light and laughter. And suddenly Jordan finds himself drawn to a woman unlike any he has ever desired, one who is able to transform his day-to-day existence into a life worth living. .
Lawyer Keane Prescott goes from courtroom to center ring when he inherits his late father’s family business—a circus. Working with acrobats and clowns hold no appeal for him, but his curiosity about animal acts is piqued after meeting lion tamer Jovilette Wilder. As bold and unpredictable a force of nature as the big cats she trains, Jo is wary her new boss intends to cage her passion. But to her surprise, Keane is more than willing to join Jo for a walk on the wild side.
Endings and Beginnings
Liv Carmichael wants to make her name in television journalism, and Washington, D.C., is the perfect place to do it as co-anchor of the local evening news. T.C. Thorpe is the network’s senior Washington correspondent—and Liv’s biggest competition. If Liv wants a share of his turf, she’s going to have to fight for it. And when they fall hard for each other, they’ll have to protect their love from their own rivalry—and the hazards of their celebrity.
Entrepreneur Vance Banning took a residence in rural Maryland to escape business pressures—and relationships with women pursuing his bank account. To the community, he’s a moody, out-of-work carpenter with a chip on his shoulder. To next door neighbor Shane Abbott, he’s just a man who needs a little kindness in his life. Vance’s suspicions of the stunning beauty’s intense interest in him start to fade when he realizes Shane’s compassion is honest and joyful—giving his heart permission to experience true love.
The Law is a Lady
Friendly, New Mexico is the perfect setting for director Phillip Kincaid to film his latest blockbuster. But the small town hospitality he expected turns downright hostile when he finds himself behind bars for speeding—arrested by the sexiest police officer to ever slap a pair of handcuffs on him. Now, Phillip wants nothing more than to show Sheriff Victoria “Tory” Ashton how an outlaw can bring pleasurable disorder to her life.
Less of a Stranger
Megan Miller’s beloved grandfather has run Joyland Amusement Park her whole life. But he’s not as young as he used to be, so she agrees to help him keep their family playground going even if it means sacrificing her own dreams. So when David “Katch” Katcherton thinks he can just buy Joyland with a quickly scrawled check, Megan isn’t about to let some wealthy, attractive hotshot with a need for speed take her and Pops on a merry-go-round ride—no matter how much fun and joy he’s determined to bring her…
A Matter of Choice
The last thing NYPD Sergeant James “Slade” Sladerman needs is to babysit a spoiled heiress. But Jessica Winslow’s antiques shop is suspected of being used by an international smuggling ring, and Slade is being sent undercover to investigate—and keep Jessica out of trouble.
The woman Slade meets isn’t what he expected. And neither is the desire that springs up between them…
Once they ruled the tennis courts. Ty Starbuck reduced opponents to ash with his fiery athleticism. Asher Wolfe’s cool cunning skills left players frozen in their tracks. Their temperaments could not be more mismatched, but the drive that made them champions also propelled them into a steamy and scandalous affair that drove Asher from the sport and into a bad marriage. Now, three years later, she’s making a comeback that will bring her face to face with Ty only to discover their rivalry isn’t about defeating each other in Grand Slam victories, but about winning a tournament of the heart.
Rules of the Game
Television director Brooke Gordon thinks that baseball player Parks Jones is an insufferable cad with an inflated ego. Unfortunately, he’s also brilliant and her client’s spokesman. Brooke is determined to ignore the intense attraction she feels while directing Parks in a commercial. But Parks is willing to break a few rules to convince Brooke that love isn’t just a game to him. It means forever…
Back in rural Virginia to take over her aunt’s mountain inn, Autumn Gallegher is surprised to find the resort so full of guests—and shocked to discover Lucas McLean among them. A writer of extraordinary depth and talent, Lucas’s way with words won Autumn’s love in a passionate affair that he ended without warning. Three years later, she’s still drawn to his dark intensity and desires him more than ever. But when a guest’s dead body is discovered, Lucas becomes the police’s prime suspect. And while Autumn still loves Lucas, she also has evidence that could convict him of murder…
The Barons and the Murdocks have shared a property line—and an animosity—in Montana country for generations. Jillian Baron has inherited her grandfather’s ranch but wants nothing to do with the longtime grudge between her family and the Murdocks. Then when Aaron Murdock gives her a most un-neighborly welcome, she becomes more than willing to defend the Baron name. Tempers rise between Jillian and Aaron, leading them to discover a shared kindred spirit and a growing love that will either heal both families—or drive them further apart.
In a role that propelled her to daytime television stardom, Ariel Kirkwood’s soap opera character reflects her actual playful personality. So when she gets cast as a devious bombshell in famous screenwriter Booth DeWitt’s semiautobiographical film, her dreams of a silver screen career seem assured. Impressed with Ariel’s believable portrayal, Booth can only see her as his heartless ex-wife, the basis for the character. Reading between the lines Booth projects on set, Ariel finds herself falling for the hopeful man beneath the cynicism. To make Booth see that the real Ariel is offering him a chance for love, she’s going to have to change her act.
New Orleans is a city of desire and danger. Investigative reporters Laurel Armand and Matthew Bates walk its streets and reveal its secrets in competing bylines. When they’re assigned to work together on a murder case, the underlying tension between them becomes undeniable passion. It is a distraction neither can afford professionally or personally. But as their partnership grows, so does the threat of a predator with an insatiable bloodlust…
The Right Path
On a dream vacation in Greece, Morgan James is enjoying the beautiful island paradise. That dream becomes a nightmare when she emerges from the ocean after a midnight swim to find herself face-to-face with a man wielding a knife. Warning her to say nothing to no one about his presence, he vanishes.
Morgan sees him the very next day, visiting the home of her hosts. Greek tycoon Nicholas Gregoras appears to be on a mysterious mission and he needs Morgan to trust him. Undeniably attracted to and intrigued by Nicholas, she gives into his request only to find herself targeted by some very dangerous people.
Ten years ago, Liz Palmer left Houston for the beautiful Caribbean island of Cozumel to mend a broken heart, raise her daughter in peace, and attract adventurous tourists with her Black Coral Dive Shop. Unfortunately, her new diving instructor Jerry Sharpe was only employed for two weeks when he vanished and was found dead. Now, Jerry’s twin brother Jonas is seeking answers, leading Liz on an investigation that reveals undeniable passion between them—and uncovers a criminal conspiracy that threatens their lives…
Treasures Lost, Treasures Found
Kate Hardesty’s late father spent his life exploring the waters around North Carolina’s Ocracoke Island, hunting for sunken treasure. Now, it has fallen to his daughter to decipher his detailed notes, charts, and maps to complete his quest—but Kate knows she needs the help of deep-sea diver Ky Silver. Once, she’d given him her heart, only to break his when she left the island. That was four years ago, and Ky’s the only one she can trust to help her locate the gold. Reunited, Kate and Ky’s search rekindles their passion and recovers something between them even more priceless than a lost treasure.
A Will And A Way
When her beloved Uncle Jolley died, Pandora McVie couldn’t imagine her life without him—only to discover that he planned for her future by leaving her $150 million. But to collect her inheritance, Pandora must spend six months in her uncle’s isolated Catskills mansion with her co-beneficiary, Michael Donohue. If being set up on a half-year date that lasts through Christmas by a last will and testament isn’t humiliating enough, Pandora finds living with Michael intolerable—even as she falls in love with him…
The Art of Deception
Adam Haines claims to be an admirer of Phillip Fairchild’s artistry, wishing to practice the craft as a student of the famous painter. Phillip’s daughter Kirby believes her father is blind to Adam’s flattery and suspects he’s hiding something. An attempt on Kirby’s life reveals the truth after Adam saves her. He’s an investigator seeking a missing Rembrandt painting and the trail leads to Phillip, who’s been known to traffic in forged and stolen art. Now, as Adam and Kirby risk their lives to protect her father and stop dangerous criminals, they also take a chance on the love that’s growing between them.
Reckless Whitney MacAllister possesses all the wealth and beauty every woman dreams of. Streetwise Douglas Lord has the good looks and quick wits to be a success at his chosen profession: larceny. She has the cash and the connections. He has the stolen documents leading to a fabulous hidden fortune. It is a business proposition, pure and simple.
But the race to find the treasure, from Manhattan to Madagascar, is only part of the game. For their fierce and dangerous attraction to each other soon threatens to overwhelm them—unless their merciless and shadowy rivals kill them first.
Far from fashionable galas and high society soirees, Eden Carlborough has ventured out into the countryside, challenging herself to run a girls’ camp. Unruly, uncivilized, and unbelievable, her charges defy her at every turn—and run her up an apple tree. She’s not off the ground long before gravity comes calling and she finds herself in the arms of orchard owner Chase Elliot. As if being overrun by obnoxious children wasn’t humiliating enough, Eden now has to endure Chase’s wicked teasing. But his playful flirtations promise much more, enticing Eden to follow her instincts in a way she’s never done before.
Widowed just a few years into her marriage, Hester Wallace has met the challenge of raising her son Radley as a single mom, earning enough to secure them an apartment in the heart of Manhattan. She’s proven that she has the courage and the strength to save and protect her nine-year-old’s world time and again. But when it comes to her new neighbor Mitch Dempsey, she feels powerless. The creator of Radley’s favorite comic book superhero, Mitch is as charismatic and confident as anyone fighting for truth and justice in a cape and cowl. And he has the uncanny ability to capture Hester’s heart.
The Name of the Game
Successful television producer Johanna Patterson forged her career through talent and tenacity, avoiding the egos and libidos of her male counterparts who dominate the industry. So when movie star Sam Weaver sets his sights on her, she knows better than to trust the words and actions of an actor. But as Sam reveals there’s more to him than camera ready good looks, Johanna finds herself falling for a man completely out of character with his celebrity persona.
All reclusive artist Gabriel Bradley wants is solitude. But when a very pregnant—and very beautiful woman ends up at his remote cabin during a blizzard, the modern-day Scrooge can’t turn her away. For even though Laura is desperate, alone, and on the run, she’s managed to bring Gabriel the gifts of passion, hope and life—he only needs the courage to reach for them.
At twenty-five, Princess Adrianne lives a life most people would envy. But her pampered-rich-girl pose is a ruse, a carefully calculated effort to hide a dangerous truth.
For ten years Adrianne has lived for revenge. As a child, she could only watch the cruelty hidden behind the facade of her parents’ fairy-tale marriage. Now she has the perfect plan to make her famous father pay.
And only when it’s too late will she see the hidden danger. As she finds herself up against two formidable men—one with the knowledge to take her freedom, the other with the power to take her life.
Charity Ford’s seaside inn on Orcas Island is a home away from home for people seeking the simple pleasures in life. Falling prey to a hit-and-run accident has made Charity even more aware of how precious life is. But what she doesn’t know is some of her guests are not who they appear to be. Some are involved in illegal activities—and they’re responsible for Charity’s near death experience. Enter Roman DeWinter, an undercover federal agent on a mission to bring the criminals to justice. He failed to protect Charity once but now he’ll do anything to keep her safe.
For Emma, her childhood had been almost like a rags-to-riches fairy tale—until the tragic night that changed her family forever. But what Emma thinks she knows about that terrible night and the man she’s about to marry is only half the truth. The other half is locked away in the last place she’d ever think to look: her own memories. It’s a mystery a handsome and relentlessly driven homicide detective needs to solve in a case that’s haunted him for years—and a secret someone will kill to keep.
Julia Summers never dreamed of being chosen to tell Eve’s Benedict’s story. But even if it means transplanting herself and her ten-year-old son from their quiet life in Connecticut to the withering limelight of Beverly Hills, it’s an opportunity too great to pass up. But Julia never imagined how far someone would go to keep Eve Benedict’s book from being published . . . until she discovers just how dark Eve’s secrets are. And the one man Julia hopes she can trust—Eve’s stepson, Paul Winthrop—may have the most to gain if his stepmother’s story is never told . . . and if Julia’s life ends before she can write a word of the truth.
Burned out and still reeling from a love affair gone bad, world-class violinist Caroline Waverly goes to her grandparents’ home in Innocence, Mississippi, for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Instead she finds herself overwhelmed all over again—first by Tucker Longstreet, a charming local with a sideline in no-strings-attached relationships, and then by a deadlier, more disturbing development.
Famed sculptor Clare Kimball has commanded the attention of the New York art world, but troubling memories from childhood have drawn her home to Maryland, to the town where she grew up and where her father died so long ago in circumstances never really explained. Nothing much has changed in Emmitsboro—except Cameron Rafferty, the onetime high-school bad boy turned town sheriff. The only hint of Cam’s wild nature is the light in his eyes when he looks at Clare. In Cam’s strong arms Clare is seduced into falling in love—and into believing that her small-town world is safe.
The daughter of a world-renowned magician, Roxy Nouvelle has inherited her father’s talents—and his penchant for jewel thievery. Into this colorful world comes Luke Callahan, an escape artist who captures her heart—and keeps secrets that could shatter all her illusions…
When she was sixteen, Vanessa Sexton had her life perfectly mapped out. Her dreams of being a successful musician were simple and within reach. But twelve years later, nothing is simple anymore…not even going home. She misses Hyattown, Maryland, but returning to a town that’s hardly changed proves to be painful when she runs into her first love—her only love—Brady Tucker. The once reckless boy broke who her heart all those years ago is now a solid, dependable man. And though the two easily fall into their old feelings, Vanessa needs time. How can she give herself to Brady again when she’s still figuring out who she is?
Dora Conroy has a passion for antiques—and any other rarities she can acquire for her quaint Philadelphia shop. A seasoned dealer, she knows all the tricks of the trade. But she is unprepared for the deadly consequences when she purchases a few curiosities at an auction—and unknowingly brings home a priceless cache that makes her the target of an international criminal. Entwined in a reckless chase, Dora turns to her new neighbor, Jed Skimmerhorn, a cop who’s turned in his badge—and whose desire for lovely Dora puts him back in the line of fire. Fighting their attraction while falling in love, they find that hidden riches can have a most ordinary façade. And that possession can be a lethal obsession…
Kelsey Byden always believed that her mother was dead. But now, after all this time, she has discovered the truth: Naomi Chadwick is still alive—after spending years in prison for the murder of her lover. Now, at Naomi’s Virginia horse farm, Kelsey is trying to sort out a lifetime of deception—and her feelings about her mother. The bonds of love can be fragile…as Kelsey learned from her recently ended marriage. But as the two women rebuild their relationship—and Kelsey finds herself swept into an unsettling new romance—she must decide once and for all who she can trust, and who threatens to betray her….
When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters—each born of a different mother, and each unknown by the others—are gathered to hear the reading of the will. But the women are shocked to learn that before any of them can inherit, they must live together on the ranch for one year.
For Tess, a screenwriter who just wants to collect her cash and get back to Hollywood, it’s a nightmare. For Lily, on the run from her abusive ex-husband, it’s a refuge. And for Willa—who grew up on the ranch—it’s an intrusion into her rightful home.
Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she’d escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago. But now, even more haunting are the pictures someone is sending her: strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all—a photo of her mother—naked, beautiful, and dead. Now Jo must return to the island, and to her bitterly estranged family. With the help of Nathan Delaney Jo hopes to learn the truth about the tragic past. But Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all.
After an assault at her family home in Maine, Dr. Miranda Jones is determined to put the experience behind her. Distraction comes when she is summoned to Italy. Emotionally estranged from her mother, with a brother immersed in his own troubles, Miranda has no one to turn to…except Ryan Boldari. Now it becomes clear that the incident in Maine was not a simple mugging. For Miranda, forced to rely on herself—and a partner who offers her both unnerving suspicion and intoxicating passion—the only way home is filled with deception, treachery, and a danger that threatens them all.
Tate Beaumont has a passion for treasure-hunting. Over the years, she and her father have uncovered many fabulous riches, but one treasure has always eluded them: Angelique’s Curse. In order to find this precious artifact, the Beaumonts reluctantly form a partnership with salvagers Buck and Matthew Lassiter. As the Beaumonts and Lassiters pool their resources to locate Angelique’s Curse, the Caribbean waters darken with shadowy deceptions and hidden threats. Their partnership is placed in jeopardy when Matthew refuses to share information—including the truth behind his father’s mysterious death. For now, Tate and Matthew continue their uneasy alliance—until danger and desire begin to rise to the surface…
Tory Bodeen grew up in a run-down house where her father ruled with an iron fist and a leather belt—and where her dreams and talents had no room to flourish. Her one escape was her neighbor Hope. Then Hope was brutally murdered, and everything fell apart. Now, as she returns to Progress with plans to settle in and open a stylish home-design shop. As she forges a new bond with Cade Lavelle. But living so close to those unhappy memories will be more difficult and frightening than Tory could ever have expected. Because Hope’s murderer is nearby as well.
Ever since Declan Fitzgerald first saw Manet Hall, he’d been enchanted—and obsessed—with it. Determined to restore the mansion to its former splendor, Declan begins the daunting renovation room by room. Local legend has it that the house is haunted, and with every passing day Declan’s belief in the ghostly presence grows. Only the companionship of alluring Angelina Simone can distract him from the mysterious happenings in the house, but Angelina has her own surprising connection to Manet Hall—a connection that will help Declan uncover a secret that’s been buried for a hundred years.
PR executive Sophia Giambelli loves her job and has never worried about competition. As a savvy businesswoman, Sophia knows she must be prepared for anything…but she isn’t prepared for Tyler MacMillan. They’ve been ordered to work together very closely, to facilitate the merger. As they toil together, both in and out of the fields, Sophia is torn between a powerful attraction and a professional rivalry. At the end of the season, the course of the company’s future—and the legacy of the villa—may take an entirely new direction. And when acts of sabotage threaten both the family business and the family itself, Sophia’s quest will be not only for dominance, but also for survival.
When the RMS Lusitania sank in 1915, one survivor became a changed man, giving up his life as a petty thief. But the man still kept the small silver statue he lifted, saving it as a reminder of his past and a family heirloom for future generations. A century later, that priceless heirloom has been stolen again. Malachi, Gideon, and Rebecca Sullivan are determined to recover the treasure. Their quest will take them from their home to New York, where they will meet a brilliant scholar who will aid them in their hunt—and an ambitious woman who will stop at nothing to acquire the Fates….
When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small town of Woodsboro, the news draws archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and into a whirlwind of adventure, danger, and romance. While overseeing the dig, she must try to make sense of a cloud of death and misfortune that hangs over the project. She must cope with the presence of her irritating—but irresistible—ex-husband, Jake. And when a stranger claims to know a secret about her privileged Boston childhood, she must question her own past as well.
As a Baltimore cop, Nate Burke watched his partner die on the street—and the guilt still haunts him. He accepted the job as Chief of Police in a tiny, remote Alaskan town with the hopes of starting over. An unexpected affair with pilot Meg Galloway warms his nights. But other things in Lunacy are heating up. Nate suspects the killer in an unsolved murder still walks the snowy streets. His investigation will unearth the secrets and suspicions that lurk beneath the placid surface, as well as bring out the big-city survival instincts that made him a cop in the first place.
Reena Hale’s destiny was shaped in the fire that leveled her family’s pizzeria when she was young. Now an arson investigator, she finds her strength and wits constantly tested, although sometimes the job seems like a snap compared to her love life. But she can’t always blame the men. Then she meets Bo Goodnight, who seems different. He’s been trying to find Reena for years, and now that she’s close enough to touch, he has no intention of letting go. Nor does the man who has begun to haunt Reena’s life—with taunting phone calls and a string of horrifying crimes. And as Reena tries desperately to trace the origins—of the calls, the fires, the hatred aimed in her direction—she will step into the worst inferno she has ever faced…
The Best Mistake
Zoe Fleming left behind her modeling career to raise her son Keenan in an atmosphere less consumed with surface appearances. But her post-model jobs barely cover expenses, so she opens her home to a tenant, sportswriter J. Cooper McKinnon. For a man who likes to talk a big game, Zoe must admit that Coop knows how to score by genuinely befriending Keenan. And when Coop turns his attention—and affection—to Zoe, she finds herself more than willing to engage him in the sport of love.
The sole survivor of a brutal crime back East, Reece Gilmore settles in Angel’s Fall. One day, while hiking in the mountains, she sees a couple arguing on the bank of the churning Snake River. And suddenly, the man is on top of the woman, his hands around her throat. By the time Reece reaches a gruff loner named Brody farther down the trail, the pair is gone. No one in Angel’s Fall seems to believe Reece—except Brody. When a series of menacing events makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody—and herself—to find out if there is a killer in Angel’s Fall, before it’s too late.
Police Lieutenant Phoebe MacNamara is Savannah’s top hostage negotiator, who puts her life on the line every day to diffuse powder-keg situations. After watching her talk one of his employees off a roof ledge, Duncan Swift is committed to keeping this intriguing, take-charge woman in his life. Phoebe’s used to working solo, but she’s finding that no amount of negotiation can keep Duncan at arm’s length. Especially when a man throws a hood over Phoebe’s head and brutally assaults her and threatening messages begin appearing. Duncan backs her up every step of the way, as she establishes contact with the faceless tormentor who is determined to make her a hostage to fear—before she becomes the final showdown.
Cilla McGowan comes to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to save the dilapidated farmhouse of her grandmother—a legendary actress who died of an overdose there more than thirty years ago. Plunging into the project with gusto, Cilla’s almost too busy and exhausted to notice her neighbor, graphic novelist Ford Sawyer. Cilla steels herself against Ford’s quirky charm, though she can’t help indulging in a little fantasy. But it’s reality that holds its share of dangers for Cilla. A cache of unsigned letters found in the attic points to a mysterious romance in her grandmother’s life, and may be what sparks a frightening, violent assault. Now, if Cilla and Ford are unable to sort out who is targeting her and why, she may, just like her world-famous grandmother, be cut down in the prime of her life.
Cooper Sullivan spent the summers of his youth on his grandparents’ South Dakota ranch, sharing innocent games and stolen kisses with the neighbor girl, Lil Chance. Now, twelve years after they last walked together hand in hand, fate has brought them back to the Black Hills. When small pranks and acts of destruction escalate into a heartless attack on Lil’s beloved cougar, memories of an unsolved murder have Coop springing to action to keep Lil safe. Both of them know the natural dangers that lurk in the wild landscape of the Black Hills. But a killer of twisted and unnatural instincts has singled them out as prey….
To most people, Fiona Bristow seems to have an idyllic life. But Fiona got to this point by surviving a nightmare: an encounter with the Red Scarf Killer, who shot and killed Fiona’s cop fiancé and his K-9 partner. On Orcas Island, Fiona has found the peace and solitude necessary to rebuild her life. But all that changes on the day intensely private wood artist Simon Doyle barrels up her drive with an out-of-control puppy, desperate for her help. As Fiona embarks on training Jaws, and Simon begins to appreciate both dog and trainer, the past tears back into Fiona’s life. A copycat killer has emerged out of the shadows, a man whose bloodlust has been channeled by a master with one motive: to reclaim the woman who slipped out of his hands…
Little else in life is as dangerous as fire jumping. But there’s also little else as thrilling—at least to Rowan Tripp. Being a Missoula smoke jumper is in Rowan’s blood: her father is a legend in the field. One of the best of this year’s rookie crop, Gulliver Curry is a walking contradiction, a hotshot firefighter with a big vocabulary and a winter job at a kids’ arcade. But everything is thrown off balance when a dark presence lashes out against Rowan, looking to blame someone for last year’s tragedy. Rowan knows she can’t complicate things with Gull—any distractions in the air or on the ground could be lethal. But if she doesn’t find someone she can lean on when the heat gets intense, her life may go down in flames.
Studious, obedient Elizabeth Fitch finally lets loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. She keeps to herself, saying little, revealing nothing. The mystery of Abigail Lowery and her sharp mind, secretive nature and unromantic viewpoint intrigues local police chief Brooks Gleason, on both a personal and professional level. And while he suspects that Abigail needs protection from something, Gleason is accustomed to two-bit troublemakers, not the powerful and dangerous men who are about to have him in their sights.
A Boston lawyer, Eli finds sanctuary at Bluff House, even though his beloved grandmother is in Boston recuperating from a nasty fall. Abra Walsh is always there, though. Whiskey Beach’s resident housekeeper, yoga instructor, jewelry maker and massage therapist, Abra is a woman of many talents—including helping Eli 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—one that has ensnared a man intent on reaping the rewards of destroying Eli Landon once and for all.
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—against himself or others. He recruits Lila, the only eyewitness, to help him uncover what happened. Chalking up their intense attraction to the heat of the moment, Lila agrees to help Ash try to find out who murdered his brother and why. Their investigation draws them into a rarefied 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…
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. Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown, where she meets someone new: Griff Lott. But her husband had secrets she has yet to discover. Even in this small town, surrounded by loved ones, danger is closer than she knows—and threatens Griff, as well. And an attempted murder is only the beginning…
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. 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.. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the kindly residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up—especially the determined Xander Keaton.
Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she’s always secretly craved. 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.
The Bodine ranch and resort in western Montana is a family business, an idyllic spot for vacationers. It’s 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. When a bartender leaves the resort late one night, and Bo and Cal discover her battered body in the snow, it’s the first sign that danger lurks in the mountains that surround them. The police suspect Cal, but Bo finds herself trusting him. The Longbows are stunned by Alice’s sudden reappearance. The twisted story she has to tell about the past will test the bonds of this strong family, and thrust Bodine into a darkness she could never have imagined.
Shelter in Place
It was a typical evening at a mall outside Portland, Maine. Then the shooters arrived. The chaos and carnage lasted only eight minutes before the killers were taken down. But for those who lived through it, the effects would last forever. In the years that followed, one would dedicate himself to a law enforcement career. Another would close herself off, trying to bury the memory of huddling in a ladies’ room, helplessly clutching her cell phone–until she finally found a way to pour her emotions into her art. But one person wasn’t satisfied with the shockingly high death toll at the DownEast Mall. And as the survivors slowly heal, find shelter, and rebuild, they will discover that another conspirator is lying in wait–and this time, there might be nowhere safe to hide.
For both Zane and Darby, their small town roots hold a terrible secret. Now, decades later, they’ve come together to build a new life. But will the past set them free or pull them under?
After leaving for college Zane returns to his hometown determined to reconnect with the place and people that mean so much to him. As he resumes life in the colorful town, he meets a gifted landscape artist named Darby, who is on the run from ghosts of her own. Together they will have to teach each other what it means to face the past, and stand up for the ones they love.
Caitlyn Sullivan had come from a long line of Hollywood royalty. At nine, she was already a star when she disappeared. Some may have considered her a pampered princess, but Cate was in fact a smart, scrappy fighter, and she managed to escape her abductors. Dillon Cooper was shocked to find the bloodied, exhausted girl huddled in his house—but when the teenager and his family heard her story they provided refuge, reuniting her with her loved ones. Cate’s ordeal, though, was far from over. Finally, she would return to Los Angeles, gathering the courage to act again and get past the trauma that had derailed her life. 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…
Adrian Rizzo was seven when she met her father for the first time. That was the day he nearly killed her—before her mother, Lina, stepped in. Soon after, Adrian was dropped off at her grandparents’ house in Maryland, where she spent a long summer.
A decade later Lina dismisses the death threats that Adrian starts getting as a routine part of her daughter’s growing celebrity. Year after year, they keep arriving—the postmarks changing, but the menacing tone the same. They continue after she returns to Maryland and becomes reacquainted with Raylan, her childhood crush, all grown up and as gorgeously green-eyed as ever. Sometimes it even seems like the terrifying messages are indeed routine, like nothing will come of them. Until the murders start, and the escalation begins…
Release Date: May 24 2022
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts introduces an unforgettable thief in a new novel of suspense, greed, love, and survival…
Harry Booth started stealing at nine to keep a roof over his ailing mother’s head, slipping into luxurious, empty homes at night to find things he could trade for cash. When his mother finally succumbed to cancer, he left Chicago but kept up his nightwork. He dons new identities and stays careful, observant, and distant. But he can’t help letting his guard down when he meets Miranda Emerson.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is considered Nora Roberts best book?
There are so many to choose from but the following books are considered to be some of Nora Roberts best books:
- Vision In White
- Blue Dahlia
- Dance Upon The Air
- Black Hills
- Jewels of The Sun
- Born In Fire
- Dark Witch
- Night Shift
What Nora Roberts book should I read first?
The following are good entry points for books by Nora Roberts to read first:
- Black Hills (Standalone)
- Year One (Book 1 Year One Series)
- The Awakening (Book 1 Dragon Heart Legacy)
- Vision In White (Book 1 The Bride Quartet)
- Hideaway (Standalone)
- Legacy (Standalone)
- The Next Always (Book 1 The Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy)
- Midnight Bayou (Standalone)
- Blue Dahlia (Book 1 The Garden Trilogy)
- Dark Witch (Book 1 The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy)
Are all Nora Roberts books the same?
No! Nora Roberts explores a lot of different genres in all of her books. She may have been dubbed the Queen of Romance, but she can do a lot more than just that. Books by Nora Roberts can also have mystery and thriller elements. With the Year One series she has also dipped into a post-apocalyptic science fiction genre and her newest series, The Dragon Heart Legacy is fantasy romance.
What author should I read if I like Nora Roberts?
If you like to read Nora Roberts then the following are authors that you should also like:
- J.D. Robb
- Sandra Brown
- Debbie Macomber
- Catherine Coulter
- Linda Howard
- Susan Mallery
- Mary Higgins Clark
- Heather Graham
- Janet Evanovich
- Barbara Delinsky
What is Nora Roberts latest book called?
Nora Roberts latest book is called Nightworks and it was released on May 24 2022.