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A Little Fate

A Little Fate

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by Nora Roberts
     
 

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Three of her favorite tales of love and magic collected for the first time in one volume.

The Witching Hour

Winter Rose

A World Apart

Overview

Three of her favorite tales of love and magic collected for the first time in one volume.

The Witching Hour

Winter Rose

A World Apart

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101146699
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/25/2004
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
116,840
File size:
589 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Nora Roberts is truly a publishing phenomenon. With over 250 million copies of her novels in print, she has come a long way since she wrote her first novel in a spiral notebook using a No. 2 pencil. Now she has published over 150 novels and her work has been optioned and made into films, excerpted in national magazines and translated in over twenty-five different countries. "I always have stories running around in my head," she explains. "Once I start putting them down on paper, I just keep going; I just keep writing." In addition to her amazing success in mainstream fiction, Nora Roberts remains committed to writing for her category romance audience that took her to into their heart in 1981 with her very first book, a Silhouette romance.



Nora Roberts continues to write futuristic romantic suspense as J.D. Robb, and her characters Eve Dallas and Roarke have become two of her most popular creations ever. Her J.D. Robb titles are hailed as "a perfect balance of suspense, futuristic police procedure and steamy romance...truly fine entertainment" by Publishers Weekly.



Reviewers agree that Nora Roberts deserves praise. The Los Angeles Daily News describes her as "a word artist, painting her story and her characters with vitality and verve." Kirkus Reviews comments on True Betrayals saying "Roberts' style has a fresh, contemporary snap." Roberts is said to be "reminiscent of Jacqueline Briskin and Sidney Sheldon" by Booklist, and Rex Reed lauds her saying, "Move over Sidney Sheldon: the world has a new master of romantic suspense, and her name is Nora Roberts." Publishers Weekly claims "Roberts keeps getting better...[her] prolificness shows no sign of abating." They add, "When Roberts puts her expert finger on the pulse of romance, legions of fans feel the heartbeat." USA Today calls Nora "a consistently entertaining writer."



The remarkable Ms. Roberts did not become a success overnight. By the time her first novel, Irish Thoroughbred, was published in 1981, she already had three years of hard work behind her and several rejected manuscripts languishing in drawers. Today, according to Entertainment Weekly, "her stories have fueled the dreams of twenty-five million readers." One of America's leading novelists, her books are published around the world. She is frequently invited to promote her novels in other countries. Her recent travels took her to England, Italy, Australia and Japan to meet fans, fellow authors and aspiring writers.



Sanctuary was made into a television movie which aired in 2001 on CBS as "Nora Roberts' Sanctuary." The cast includes Melissa Gilbert, Emmy-winner Kathy Baker and Costas Mandylor. CBS has also optioned The Reef for another television movie. Montana Sky has been optioned by TriStar Television for a two-hour television movie. Her book This Magic Moment became the television film "Magic Moments" starring Emmy-winner John Shea and Jenny Seagrove. Sacred Sins has been optioned for film by Kaleidoscope, and Private Scandals has been optioned by Burt Reynolds Productions. Reflections and The Law is a Lady were selected by Good Housekeeping magazine for presentation as condensed novels. Honest Illusions and Private Scandals were featured as Readers Digest's Condensed Books.


The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, People Magazine and Entertainment Weekly have all featured or mentioned Nora Roberts in articles about writing and the romance genre. She has appeared on ABC-TV's Good Morning America and Cable News Network, and has been featured on the television programs To Tell the Truth, Entertainment Tonight, and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. She has been interviewed by local television and radio programs across the country, and she has been featured in dozens of newspapers, including the Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, Washington Times, Detroit Free Press, Chicago Tribune, and Atlanta Constitution.

Her extraordinary accomplishments have also received recognition from her peers. The first author ever to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America's Hall of Fame, and the first author to receive their Centennial Award when she published her 100th novel Montana Sky, she is the recipient of almost every award given in recognition of excellence in romance writing. In 1997, she was honored at the Romance Writers of America National Conference when she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to her awards from the Romance Writers of America, she has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from Waldenbooks, and she has been honored by B. Dalton Booksellers, the New Jersey Chapter of Romance Writers of America, and BookRak Distributors.



Nora Roberts is a charter member of the Romance Writers of America, and a member of their Washington, D.C. chapter. She was the keynote speaker at their 1994 national conference in New York. She is also a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, The Crime Writers League of America, and Novelists Inc.

The youngest of five children, she was born in Silver Spring, Maryland. She now lives in Keedysville, Maryland.



Brief Biography

Hometown:
Keedysville, Maryland
Date of Birth:
1950
Place of Birth:
Silver Spring, Maryland
Website:
http://www.noraroberts.com/

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Little Fate 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 32 reviews.
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maloses3000 More than 1 year ago
I love Nora Roberts book's she is a great writer. I had a lot of he rbook's but lost most of them trying to get my collection back up again. I reread her book's all the time. I like it one she make's them a seriers like three our more keeps the blood folling till you are done with it. Keep up the good wrok.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I love Roberts by either name she wishes to write under and swear by her books. Some are better than others but I find same with ALL authors. These stories need to remain where they were originally published...in the Once Upon series. They flowed better with the rest of the anthology.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The three stories that make up A Little Fate are originally from the Once Upon A ... Collections written by Roberts, Gregory, Langan and Willman. They read better when set in those settings because of the theme between the 4 stories in each book of the collection. I recommend that they be read w/in that context.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Nora Roberts is one of my favorite authors and when I purchased this book I had expected a little more. She has a knack for stories involving magic. Her descriptive skills are amazing, but this book just didn't fit what I had been expecting. The stories just seem to be missing something. I wouldn't suggest this book off the top of my head, but it wasn't horrible.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been a fan for years and I have most of her books. Like any other book I found it to have its ups and its downs. However, I love her stories of magic and fate. I find her to possess a great ability in taking the unbelievable and making it into a story you can enjoy. This one did exactly that.