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Blood Brothers (Sign of Seven Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Loved this book! Suspense!

If you like mystery and science fiction, this book is for you. This is the first book of the series and will keep you up waiting for what happens next. I love Nora Roberts; but this is not your typical romance. This one has lots of action and suspense. Enjoy.

posted by Purpleglo on July 14, 2011

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3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Is there a writer with some originality out there?

First, I picked up this book because the overview snagged me with the promise of a mystery. Instead, I was greeted with an insane mix of Stephen King meets Harlequin Romance..only written by a confused 12yr old girl. I found the path of the story ..once it did grab my a...
First, I picked up this book because the overview snagged me with the promise of a mystery. Instead, I was greeted with an insane mix of Stephen King meets Harlequin Romance..only written by a confused 12yr old girl. I found the path of the story ..once it did grab my attention..was constantly interrupted by silly daydreams of someone sitting in the corner playing barbie dolls. Now Ken..you sit over here with Barbie, and GI Joe, you are dating my Bratz doll Cloe and ..well, you get my point I hope. While Nora gave us a glimpse of the imagination she's capable of expanding on, she also showed us..when all else fails, give everyone a boyfriend..after all, a story just isn't worth reading unless you cram your personal sexual fantasies into it,or is it? I'd like to see what she could do with a single character line, someone undatable that possibly doesn't resemble the 'tall dark and handsome' outline that she seems so stuck on. Maybe then she could concentrate on the story line and not seem so confused in her delivery.

posted by Anonymous on January 17, 2008

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  • Posted July 29, 2012

    It turned into lame romance novel.

    It started out just fine. I thought it would be an entertaining read. About halfway through it just started to make me angry. By the last quarter I didn't want to finish it. The author has no idea how men think and behave in real life. The male characters were only male in name. They didn't speak the way actual men do, they didn't behave nor think the way actual men do. The author failed at the task of keeping her own feminine voice out of her male characters personas. This was suppose to be horror story but the horror plot was thin and devolved into a vehicle for progressively schmaltzy, PG rated, heaving bosom romance. For instance, there was a scene in which the male lead was sleeping next to the heroine. She was wearing flannel pajamas and slept with his arm pinned down. He thought to himself that her, in flannel pajamas and his arm asleep with pins and needles, "just felt right" to him. Good lord. Most men have experienced this same situation and I would venture to say many have at least a fleeting thought, wondering even if only for a moment, if it would better to just live alone than to endure more similar nights. At best they might accept this situation for the sake of someone they think is worth it, but I'd be willing to bet big money few have thought it felt "just right." Most of the book was more of the same—men behaving how the author apparently wishes they behaved, which is basically subservient and gushingly adoring with no spine of their own. The supposed horror aspect of the novel seemed like an after thought. This would have made a better short story. As a novel, it grew frustratingly boring and way too corny. If you're a guy, pass on this one. If you're female and looking for a good scare, you'll probably wanna pass as well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2007

    Disappointing!

    I absolutely love Nora ROberts and frankly I'm really disappointed with this book. Her other trilogies have great characters and the chemistry between all of them is just amazing (The Key Trilogy! / Chesapeake Bay Saga / The Calhouns / The McKades / The list is just endless!!) The plot of the story is okay and so are the characters - they leave you wanting a little bit more that you have come to expect from Roberts. I will probably read the other 2 books in the series but ....

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