Quinn Brothers: 2-in-1 [NOOK Book]

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"Roberts is indeed a word artist" (Los Angeles Daily News) and her novels have enthralled millions of readers. Now, for the first time in one volume, she presents the first two novels of her Chesapeake Bay saga, introducing some of her most beloved characters-the close-knit adopted brothers known as the Quinns. Includes the novels:

Sea Swept

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn travels the world spending his ...

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Quinn Brothers: 2-in-1

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Overview

"Roberts is indeed a word artist" (Los Angeles Daily News) and her novels have enthralled millions of readers. Now, for the first time in one volume, she presents the first two novels of her Chesapeake Bay saga, introducing some of her most beloved characters-the close-knit adopted brothers known as the Quinns. Includes the novels:

Sea Swept

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn travels the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father calls him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changes overnight.

Rising Tides

Of the three brothers, it was Ethan who shared his father's passion for the Maryland shore. And now with his father gone, Ethan is determined to make the family boat-building business a success. But amidst his achievements lie the most important challenges of his life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101146866
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/3/2006
  • Series: Chesapeake Bay
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 147,212
  • File size: 753 KB

Meet the Author

Nora Roberts
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.



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    1. Also Known As:
      J. D. Robb; Sarah Hardesty; Jill March; Eleanor Marie Robertson (birth name)
    2. Hometown:
      Keedysville, Maryland
    1. Date of Birth:
      1950
    2. Place of Birth:
      Silver Spring, Maryland

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2013

    Great book

    This wqs a very good book, one of the best Ive read. Kees your interest, very funny, and touches on rea life situations. Add it t your ilibrary you wnt be disapointed

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  • Posted October 8, 2011

    Amazing

    Another great book nora wrote :)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2012

    great

    I've lost count how many times I've read this series and will read it again. Loved it over and over again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2009

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    A Must Have

    Great book!! I have most of Nora Roberts works and this is a favorite.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2006

    Wonderful!

    I read a great deal of Nora Roberts, and this is my absolute favorite. The characters are so vivid, you are in love with them yourself by the end of the book!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 2, 2013

    Highly Recommend

    I really enjoyed the book. It held my interest and it showed a love of family.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Enjoyed for a fun relaxing read

    The formula of the brothers is similar to the McKade Brothers, but still enjoyed it for a quick fun read. I enjoy catching up on some old releases on my Nook. I was not happy that book 3 has not been released by the publisher on Nook. The newer book 4 has been released to Nook so be prepared to read 1,2 and 4 on your Nook, but purchase book 3 in hard copy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2012

    Awesome

    I love this series. Seriously great to have four boys who are different in every way, strays so to speak and bring them together to make a family. I love Cam. Can't blame Anna for falling in love with him. Liked seeing Seth all grown up in the last book. Ooh, he turned out super handsome and sexy.

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