Red Lily (In the Garden Trilogy Series #3)

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Three women learn that the heart of their historic home holds a mystery of years gone by, as number-one bestselling author Nora Roberts brings her In the Garden trilogy to a captivating conclusion, following Blue Dahlia and Black Rose.

A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at ...

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Three women learn that the heart of their historic home holds a mystery of years gone by, as number-one bestselling author Nora Roberts brings her In the Garden trilogy to a captivating conclusion, following Blue Dahlia and Black Rose.

A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at night...

Hayley Phillips came to Memphis hoping for a new start, for herself and her unborn child. She wasn't looking for a handout from her distant cousin Roz, just a job at her thriving In the Garden nursery. What she found was a home surrounded by beauty and the best friends she's ever had-including Roz's son Harper. To Hayley's delight, her new daughter Lily has really taken to him. To Hayley's chagrin, she has begun to dream about Harper-as much more than a friend...

If Hayley gives in to her desire, she's afraid the foundation she's built with Harper will come tumbling down. Especially since she's begun to suspect that her feelings are no longer completely her own. Flashes of the past and erratic behavior make Hayley believe that the Harper Bride has found a way inside of her mind and body. It's time to put the Bride to rest once and for all, so Hayley can know her own heart again-and whether she's willing to risk it.

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Nora Roberts brings her bestselling In the Garden trilogy to a most satisfying conclusion with Red Lily, which tells the story of Hayley Phillips and solves the mystery of the Harper House ghost.

Hayley, first encountered in Blue Dahlia, lurched into adult life unexpectedly when she left home six months pregnant. She found the fresh start she was looking for, thanks to her distant cousin Roz, who gave her a home, a job in the nursery business, and a chance. Hayley has found many good friends too, including Roz's son, Harper, whom her young daughter, Lily, adores.

Although Harper and Hayley have spent the past two books becoming friends and eyeing each other from the side, in this book they finally act on their attraction. Their romance is sweet and intense, supported and complicated by the cast of friends and relatives introduced in the two previous books: Stella and her husband, Logan, and Roz and her new husband, Mitch. And for reasons to be revealed, the ghost of Harper House takes offense at any romance -- especially Hayley's -- in a way that could endanger her life.

As in the previous two books, Roberts excels at creating a rich cast of characters, led by three women of different ages, who start out unattached and ultimately find the friendship and love they deserve. Ginger Curwen
Library Journal
The final book of Roberts's "In the Garden" trilogy sees the bride going on a full-frontal assault, with Hayley and Harper in the spotlight. Susie Breck, who reads the series, shows empathy for our ghost, Amelia. And although Amelia is clearly psychotic, Breck never makes her shrill or maniacal; her approach is more tempered, allowing us to see Amelia's love for her child, however corrupted. The narrator's lilting Southern accent is pleasurable rather than affected and isn't used to displace individual characterizations. There is less romantic development in this book, since Hayley and Harper are a given, leaving the onus of the story on the mystery, which wraps up neatly. Breck's reading adds interest; highly recommended.-Jodi L. Israel, MLS, Jamaica Plain, MA Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781480569966
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publication date: 3/28/2014
  • Series: In the Garden Trilogy Series , #3
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels. She is also the author of the bestselling futuristic suspense series written under the pen name J. D. Robb. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print.


Not only has Nora Roberts written more bestsellers than anyone else in the world (according to Publishers Weekly), she’s also created a hybrid genre of her own: the futuristic detective romance. And that’s on top of mastering every subgenre in the romance pie: the family saga, the historical, the suspense novel. But this most prolific and versatile of authors might never have tapped into her native talent if it hadn't been for one fateful snowstorm.

As her fans well know, in 1979 a blizzard trapped Roberts at home for a week with two bored little kids and a dwindling supply of chocolate. To maintain her sanity, Roberts started scribbling a story -- a romance novel like the Harlequin paperbacks she'd recently begun reading. The resulting manuscript was rejected by Harlequin, but that didn't matter to Roberts. She was hooked on writing. Several rejected manuscripts later, her first book was accepted for publication by Silhouette.

For several years, Roberts wrote category romances for Silhouette -- short books written to the publisher's specifications for length, subject matter and style, and marketed as part of a series of similar books. Roberts has said she never found the form restrictive. "If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework, there are reader expectations," she explained. "If this doesn't suit you, you shouldn't write it. I don't believe for one moment you can write well what you wouldn't read for pleasure."

Roberts never violated the reader's expectations, but she did show a gift for bringing something fresh to the romance formula. Her first book, Irish Thoroughbred (1981), had as its heroine a strong-willed horse groom, in contrast to the fluttering young nurses and secretaries who populated most romances at the time. But Roberts's books didn't make significant waves until 1985, when she published Playing the Odds, which introduced the MacGregor clan. It was the first bestseller of many.

Roberts soon made a name for herself as a writer of spellbinding multigenerational sagas, creating families like the Scottish MacGregors, the Irish Donovans and the Ukrainian Stanislaskis. She also began working on romantic suspense novels, in which the love story unfolds beneath a looming threat of violence or disaster. She grew so prolific that she outstripped her publishers' ability to print and market Nora Roberts books, so she created an alter ego, J.D. Robb. Under the pseudonym, she began writing romantic detective novels set in the future. By then, millions of readers had discovered what Publishers Weekly called her "immeasurable diversity and talent."

Although the style and substance of her books has grown, Roberts remains loyal to the genre that launched her career. As she says, "The romance novel at its core celebrates that rush of emotions you have when you are falling in love, and it's a lovely thing to relive those feelings through a book."

Good To Know

Roberts still lives in the same Maryland house she occupied when she first started writing -- though her carpenter husband has built on some additions. She and her husband also own Turn the Page Bookstore Café in Boonsboro, Maryland. When Roberts isn't busy writing, she likes to drop by the store, which specializes in Civil War titles as well as autographed copies of her own books.

Roberts sued fellow writer Janet Dailey in 1997, accusing her of plagiarizing numerous passages of her work over a period of years. Dailey paid a settlement and publicly apologized, blaming stress and a psychological disorder for her misconduct.

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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:
    2. Place of Birth:
      Silver Spring, Maryland

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Red Lily

By Nora Roberts


ISBN: 0-515-13940-8

Chapter One

Harper House July 2005

Tired down through the marrow, Hayley yawned until her jaw cracked. Lily's head was heavy on her shoulder, but every time she stopped rocking, the baby would squirm and whimper, and those little fingers would clutch at the cotton tank Hayley was sleeping in.

Trying to sleep in, Hayley corrected and murmured hushing noises as she sent the rocker creaking again.

She knew it was somewhere in the vicinity of four in the morning, and she'd already been up twice before to rock and soothe her fretful daughter.

She'd tried at about the two a.m. mark to snuggle the baby into bed with her so they'd both get some sleep. But Lily would have nothing but the rocker.

So Hayley rocked and dozed, rocked and yawned, and wondered if she'd ever get eight straight again in this lifetime.

She didn't know how people did it. Especially single mothers. How did they cope? How did they stand up under all the demands on heart, mind, body-wallet?

How would she have managed it all if she'd been completely on her own with Lily? What kind of life would they have had if she had no one to help with the worry, the sheer drudgery, the fun and the foolishness? It was terrifying to think of it.

She'd been so ridiculously optimistic and confident, and stupid, she thought now.

Sailing along, she remembered, nearly six months pregnant, quitting her job, selling most of her things and packing up that rattletrap car to head out.

God, if she'd known then what she knew now, she'd never have done it.

So maybe it was good she hadn't known. Because she wasn't alone. Closing her eyes, she rested her cheek on Lily's soft, dark hair. She had friends-no, family-people who cared about her and Lily and were willing to help.

They didn't just have a roof over their heads, but the gorgeous roof of Harper House. She had Roz, distant cousin and then only through marriage, who'd offered her a home, a job, a chance. She had Stella, her best friend in the world to talk to, bitch to, learn from.

Both Roz and Stella had been single parents-and they'd coped, she reminded herself. They'd better than coped, and Stella had had two young boys to raise alone. Roz three.

And here she was wondering how she'd ever manage one, even with all the help only an offer away.

There was David, running the house, cooking the meals. And just being wonderfully David. What if she had to cook every night after work? What if she had to do all the shopping, the cleaning, the hauling, the everything in addition to holding up her end at her job and caring for a fourteen-month-old baby?

Thank God she didn't have to find out.

There was Logan, Stella's gorgeous new husband, who was willing to tinker around with her car when it acted up. And Stella's little guys, Gavin and Luke, who not only liked to play with Lily but were giving Hayley a hint of the sort of things she had coming in the next few years.

There was Mitch, so smart and sweet, who liked to scoop Lily up and cart her around on his shoulders while she laughed. He'd be officially here all the time now, she thought, once he and Roz got back from their honeymoon.

It had been so nice, so much fun, to watch both Stella and Roz fall in love. She'd felt a part of it all-the excitement, the changes, the expansion of her new family circle.

Of course, Roz's marriage meant Hayley'd have to stop dragging her feet on finding a place of her own. Newlyweds were entitled to privacy.

She wished there was a place close by. Even on the estate. Like the carriage house. Harper's house. She sighed a little as she rubbed a hand over Lily's back.

Harper Ashby. Rosalind Harper Ashby's firstborn, and one delicious piece of eye candy. Of course she didn't think about him that way. Much. He was a friend, a co-worker, and her baby girl's first crush. From all appearances, that love affair was mutual.

She yawned again, lulled like the baby by the rhythm of the rocking and the early-morning quiet.

Harper was, well, just flat-out amazing with Lily. Patient and funny, easy and loving. Secretly she thought of him as Lily's surrogate father-without the benefits of smoochies with Lily's mother.

Sometimes she played pretend-and what was the harm in that?-and the surrogate part of father didn't apply. The smoochies did. After all, what red-blooded American girl-currently very sex-deprived girl-wouldn't fantasize now and again about the tall, dark, and ridiculously handsome type, especially when he came with a killer grin, heart-melting brown eyes, and a pinchable butt?

Not that she'd ever pinched it. But in theory.

Plus he was completely smart. He knew everything there was to know about plants and flowers. She loved to watch him working in the grafting house at In the Garden. The way his hands held a knife or tied raffia.

He was teaching her, and she appreciated it. Appreciated it too much to indulge herself and take a nice hungry bite out of him.

But imagining doing it didn't hurt a thing.

She eased the rocker to a stop, held her breath and waited. Lily's back continued to rise and fall steadily under her hand.

Thank God.

She got up slowly, moving toward the crib with the stealth and purpose of a woman making a prison break. With her arms aching, her head fuzzy with fatigue, she leaned over the crib and gently, inch by inch laid Lily on the mattress.

Even as she draped the blanket over her, Lily began to stir. Her head popped up, and she began wailing.

"Oh, Lily, please, come on, baby." Hayley patted, rubbed, swaying on her feet. "Ssh now, come on. Give your mama a little break."

The patting seemed to work-as long as she kept her hand on Lily's back, the little head stayed down. So Hayley sank to the floor, stuck her arm through the crib slats. And patted. And patted.

And drifted off to sleep.

* * *

It was the singing that woke her. Her arm was asleep, and stayed that way when her eyes opened. The room was cold; the section of the floor where she sat beside the crib a square of ice. Her arm prickled from shoulder to fingertip as she shifted to keep a protective hand on Lily's back.

The figure in the gray dress sat in the rocker, softly singing the old-fashioned lullaby. Her eyes met Hayley's, but she continued to sing, continued to rock.

The jolt of shock cleared the fuzziness from Hayley's head, and had her heart taking one hard leap into her throat.

Just what did you say to a ghost you hadn't seen for several weeks? she wondered. Hey, how are you? Welcome home? Just what was the proper response, especially when the ghost in question was totally whacked?

Hayley's skin was slicked with cold when she pushed slowly to her feet so she could stand between the rocker and the crib. Just in case. Because it felt as if a few thousand needles were lodged in her arm, she cradled it against her body, rubbing it briskly.

Note all the details, she reminded herself. Mitch would want all the details.

She looked pretty calm for a psychotic ghost, Hayley decided. Calm and sad, the way she had the first time Hayley had seen her. But she'd also seen her with crazed, bulging eyes.

"Um. She had to get some shots today. Inoculations. She's always fussy the night after she gets them. But I think she's settled down now. In time to get up again in a couple of hours, so she'll probably be cranky for the babysitter until she gets her nap. But ... but she should sleep now, so you could go."

The figure faded away seconds before the singing.

* * *

David fixed her blueberry pancakes for breakfast. She'd told him not to cook for her or Lily while Roz and Mitch were gone, but he always did. Since he looked so cute fussing in the kitchen, she didn't try very hard to discourage him.

Besides, the pancakes were awesome.

"You've been looking a little peaky." David gave her cheek a pinch; then repeated the gesture on Lily to make her giggle.

"Haven't been sleeping much lately. Had a visitor last night."

She shook her head when his eyebrows rose, and his mouth curved into a leer. "Not a man-too sad for my bad luck. Amelia."

Amusement faded immediately, replaced by concern as he slid into the breakfast nook across from her. "Was there trouble? Are you all right?"

"She was just sitting in the rocker, singing. And when I told her Lily was fine, that she could go, she did. It was completely benign."

"Maybe she's settled down again. We can hope. Have you been worried about that?" He took a careful study of her face, noted the smudges under the soft blue eyes, the pallor beneath the carefully applied blush on her cheeks. "Is that why you haven't been sleeping?"

"Some, I guess. Things were pretty wild around here for a few months. Our gooses were constantly getting bumped. Now this lull. It's almost creepier."

"You've got Daddy David right down here." He reached over to pat her hand, his long, concert pianist's fingers giving it a little extra rub. "And Roz and Mitch will be back today. The house won't feel so big and empty."

She let out a long breath, relieved. "You felt that way, too. I didn't want to say, didn't want you to feel like you weren't enough company or something. 'Cause you are."

"You, too, my treasure. But we've gotten spoiled, haven't we? Had a houseful for a year around here." He glanced toward the empty seats at the table. "I miss those kids."

"Aw, you softie. We still see them, everybody, all the time, but it's weird, having everything so quiet."

As if she understood, Lily launched her sip-cup so that it slapped the center island and thudded on the floor.

"Atta girl," David told her.

"And you know what else?" Hayley rose to retrieve the cup. She was tall and lanky, and much to her disappointment, her breasts had reverted to their pre-pregnancy size. She thought of them as an A-minus cup. "I think I'm getting in some sort of mood. I don't mean rut, exactly, because I love working at the nursery, and I was just thinking last night-when Lily woke up for the millionth time-how lucky I am to be here, to be able to have all these people in our lives."

She spread her arms, let them fall. "But, I don't know, David, I feel sort of ... blah."

"Need shopping therapy."

She grinned and got a washcloth to wipe Lily's syrupy face. "It is the number-one cure for almost everything. But I think I want a change. Something bigger than new shoes."

Deliberately, he widened his eyes, let his jaw go slack. "There's something bigger?"

"I think I'm going to cut my hair. Do you think I should cut my hair?"

"Hmm." He cocked his head, studied her with his handsome blue eyes. "It's gorgeous hair, that glossy mahogany. But I absolutely loved it the way you wore it when you first moved here."


"All those different lengths. Tousled, casual, kicky. Sexy."

"Well ..." She ran her hand down it. She'd grown it out, nearly to her shoulders. An easy length to pull back for work or motherhood. And maybe that was just the problem. She'd started taking the easy way because she'd stopped finding the time or making the effort to worry about how she looked.

She wiped Lily off, freed her from the high chair so she could wander around the kitchen. "Maybe I will then. Maybe."

"And toss in the new shoes, sweetie. They never fail."

In high summer business slowed at the garden center. It never trickled down too far at In the Garden, but in July, the heady late winter through spring rush was long over. Wet heat smothered west Tennessee, and only the most avid of gardeners would suffer through it to pump new life into their beds.

Taking advantage of it, and her mood, Hayley wheedled a salon appointment, and an extra hour off from Stella.

When she drove back into work after her extended lunch break, it was with a new do, two new pair of shoes, and a much happier attitude.

Trust David, she decided.

She loved In the Garden. Most days, she didn't feel as if she was going to work at all. There couldn't be a better quality in a job than that, in her opinion.

She enjoyed just looking at the pretty white building that looked more like someone's well-tended home than a business, with the seasonal beds spreading out from its porch, and the pots full of colorful blooms by its door.

She liked the industry across the wide gravel lot-the stacks of peat and mulch, the pavers and landscape timbers. The greenhouses that were full of plants and promises, the storage buildings.

When it was busy with customers, winding along the paths, pulling wagons or flatbeds full of plants and pots-everyone full of news or plans-it was more like a small village than a retail space.

And she was a part of it all.

She stepped in, and did a turn for Ruby, the white-haired clerk who manned the counter.

"Don't you look sassy," Ruby commented.

"I feel sassy." She ran her fingers through her short shaggy hair, then let it fall again. "I haven't done anything new with my hair in a year. More. I almost forgot what it was like to sit in a beauty parlor and have somebody do me."

"Things do slide with a new baby. How's our best girl doing?"

"Fussy last night after her shots. But she bounced back this morning. My butt was dragging. Pumped now though." To prove it, she flexed her arms to show little bumps of biceps.

"Good thing. Stella wants everything watered, and I do mean everything. And we're waiting on a big delivery of new planters. They'll need to be stickered and shelved once they come in."

"I'm your girl."

She started outside in the thick, drowsy heat, soaking the bedding plants, the annuals and perennials who'd yet to find a home. They made her think of those awkward kids in school who never got picked for the team. As a result, she had a soft spot for them and wished she had a place where she could dig them into the soil, let them bloom, let them find their potential.

One day she would have a place. She'd plant gardens, take what she'd learned here and put it to use. Make something beautiful, something special. There would have to be lilies, naturally. Red lilies, like the ones Harper brought to her when she was in labor with Lily. A big, splashy pool of red lilies, bold and fragrant that would come back year after year and remind her how lucky she was.

Sweat trickled down the back of her neck, and water dampened her canvas skids. The gentle spray annoyed the gang of bees covering the sedum. So, come back when I'm finished, she thought as they flew off with an annoyed buzz. We're all after the same thing here.

She moved slowly, half dreaming, down the tables holding the picked-over stock.

And if one day she had a garden, and there was Lily playing on the grass. With a puppy, she decided. There should be a puppy, all fat and soft and frisky. If she was able to have all that, couldn't she add a man? Someone who loved her and Lily, someone funny and smart who made her heart beat just a little faster when he looked at her?

He could be handsome. What was the point of a fantasy if the guy wasn't great-looking? Tall, he would be tall, with good shoulders and long legs. Brown eyes, deep delicious brown, and lots of thick dark hair she could get her hands into. Good cheekbones, the kind you just wanted to nibble your way along until you got to that strong, sexy mouth. And then-

"Jesus, Hayley, you're drowning that coreopsis."

She jerked, whipping the sprayer, then on a little yip of distress whipped it back again. But not before the water hit Harper dead-on.

Gut shot, she thought, torn between embarrassment and inappropriate giggles. He looked down at his soaked shirt, his jeans with a kind of grim resignation.

"Got a license for that thing?"

"I'm sorry! I'm so sorry. But you shouldn't sneak up behind me that way."

"I didn't sneak anywhere. I walked."

His voice was aggravated, but so Memphian, she thought, where she knew hers hit twang when she was excited or upset. "Well, walk louder next time. I really am sorry though. I guess my mind was wandering."

"This kind of heat, it's easy for the mind to wander, then lie down to take a nap." He pulled the wet shirt away from his belly. His eyes crinkled at the corners when he narrowed them. "What did you do to your hair?"

"What?" Instinctively she reached up, pulled her fingers through it. "I had it cut. Don't you like it?"

"Yeah, sure. It's fine."

Her finger itched on the trigger of the sprayer. "Please, stop. That kind of flattery'll just go to my head."

He smiled at her. He had such a great smile-sort of slow, so that it shifted the angles of his face and lit up in those deep, dark brown eyes-she nearly forgave him.

"I'm heading home, for a bit anyway. Mama's back."


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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013


    The first book to this series was good. the second book was a slow start but the third was just amazing...couldnt put it down! I guess it was because i could relate better to Hayley and juat routing for the two of them to get together! Also you know theyre finishing up the research and are very close to figuring out what happened to Amelia...just amazing

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2012

    Nice ending to the Trilogy

    I really enjoyed the backstory to this trilogy and enjoyed seeing how it played out in this last book of the In the Garden trilogy. Even though I am not a fan of gardening, I truly enjoyed this series, basically due to the strong men as well as the backstory. Great read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2012

    highly Recommend

    I think this book is one of the best Nora Roberts has ever written.
    The Love seems very real, the other characters are very intereting
    and the whole works very well into a very good read.

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  • Posted December 9, 2012

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    History, Romance, Ghosts, and Southern Belles

    "Red Lily was ok but not the best by Nora Roberts. A combination of southern women, romance, historic past, and a ghost from years ago causing them problems. Three women learn that the heart of their historic home holds a mystery of years gone by, In the Garden trilogy to a captivating conclusion, following Blue Dahlia and Black Rose. A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at night."

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 18, 2012

    Very good read. Excellent series. Page turner, did not want to p

    Very good read. Excellent series. Page turner, did not want to put down!

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  • Posted February 27, 2012

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    Read it!

    Love this series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2012

    Almost finished!

    I love this book so far its been so good i love harper and her i cant wait to see what happens!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2011

    Highly recommend

    Another great book by Nora Roberts. If you enjoy her books this book along with the other two keep you guessing!!

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  • Posted September 7, 2011

    Good Read!

    As a lover of all Nora Roberts books this is just another one I can honestly say I recommend. The series was a great read and only left me longing for more Nora Roberts.

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  • Posted January 31, 2011


    excellent from start to finish. nora roberts brings all 3 books together and keeps you interested right to the end. i highly recommend the entire trilogy. this would make a great library/book club discussion

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2010

    Great Book

    Definitely the best in the trilogy. I think all us gals need a Harper =)

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  • Posted December 14, 2009

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    Good Read

    This was my favorite of the trilogy. Nora Roberts never disappoints. This series I thought was a little slower than some of her others, but was still a good, easy read! And as always a good love story!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    easy, fun, couldn't put it down read

    book 3 picked up where book 2 left off. I knew the love story of what was going to happen, and I could predict the ghost would be stronger, but even with the assumptions of what was to come in the story, the plot still surprised me in the end and left me a very satisfied reader.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2014


    (Cometstorm and Co. : Horseclan
    Streamdash: Oreclan
    (And i used to rp Dewkit of Emberclan.)
    Hope you come back soon! God bless!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2014

    Dropsoul & Co to Moon

    High praise to you for being able to take a break, by the way. I envy your willpower. I hope you get good grades from now on!<p>

    Dropsoul, the four 'paws, and I will miss you, Lilystar, and Moonstorm so much! Dropsoul will always love Moonstorm, no matter what. The 'paws will, too (even Vixenpaw, who is starting to get feelings of hatred). Mousepaw will especially miss Moonstorm, since he looks up to his father. So, Moonstorm better be prepared for a face full of Mousepaw when he reutrns. XD<p>

    Dropsoul's Message to Moonstorm: Even though it will be hard, I will await your return. I love you more than anyone could imagine.<p>

    Dropsoul and I are extremely honored by your choice to make Dropsoul the new leader. Dropsoul will protect EmberClan with her life, heart, and soul. I pomise that EmberClan is in good paws.<p>

    When you come back, EmberClan will definitely celebrate. We will all miss you, but I'm sure that everyone is proud of you for being able to take a break from roleplay, even though some might not want to admit it. You are such a great person, Moon, and an even greater friend, so I'm glad you're not quitting. Have a good life while you're gone.<p>

    -Dropsoul & Co

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014

    Lilywolf to Larkfrost

    Hey Larkfrost! Omg dude you're so nice! :) You are such a great rper and friend! I'd have to be crazy to not love having you in Horseclan! It'll be no problem to find Hollykit a rper. I and Lilywolf will miss you and Larkfrost a ton but I am glad you are taking a break since you feel you need one. Rp is a lot of fun but I'm an A student to so I completely understand that grades come first. I would have never guessed you are 12! Wow you are really good at writing for your age! And you rp a Lilystar?! Boy does that bring back memories! ;) Kick butt on your school stuff! Horseclan and especially I will be here to celebrate when you return! Have fun while you're away and have a Happy Thanksgiving! :D ~ Lilywolf &hearts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014

    Deercloud to Larkfrost

    Good for you! I would never be able to take a break from rp. The one time I tried, I wimped out on the second day! And I can't wait for the next chapter of Icespirit's challenge. I just love it sooooo much, and I even have a character in it. Tundrawind!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014

    M00N ~ Announcement To All!

    Hi guys! I have an announcement for you all, but first, here are my RPs so you know who I am:
    Lilystar and Moonstorm of EmberClan
    Larkfrost, Pridefall, and Hollykit of HorseClan
    FalconTail of OreClan
    M00N, Author of Icespirit's Challenge
    Alright, so now I'll get started. Lately, school has been rough. Very rough. I'm having LOADS and LOADS of homework, and it seems lile there are tests every other day! Just last week, I got an 8/10 on a Science Quiz. That's an 80%. For me, [being a straight A student], 80%s are not acceptable. I got this 80%, because I was up too late. And what was I doing up so late? RPing. I feel like RPing is interfering with my school, and social life. I also fel that I have had a lack of sleep lately. I'll be honest with you, I'm 12 years old, and I need my sleep. My brain and body are still growing, and the proper amount of rest to do so. That's why I'm taking a break. I could never leave RP completley; I've made too many unbreakable friendship's and memoried here! But I am taking a break. This is partly because of several jampacked events and vacations, but it is also RP. I have some speacial messages below:
    To Dropsoul and All of EmberClan:: I love you guys soooooooooooo much! When I created EmberClan back on April 21st, I never thought that EmberClan would make it so far! With the help and support of you all, it has. I just wanted to tell you how much you all mean to me, and that I will never forget our time togeter. Dropsoul, I would like for you to lead EmberClan you deserve it! Moonstorm will always love you, and I will never forget their kits, their love, and the memories.
    ~Lilystar and Moonstorm
    To Lilywolf and All of HorseClan:: HorseClan was the very 1st RP clan that I ever joined! You guys all introduced me into the wonderful world of RP! You all especially have been super nice, non-ignorant, and realistic, which makes you such a special clan! Thank you! Lilywolf, from the day I joined as Leafstep back in January, you were always so nice to me. You went out of your way to be kind, especially when I started RPing Larkfrost. I just wanted to let you know that you are such an amazing person, and you're honestly my RP idol :D! Also, if you could find someone to RP Hollykit until I return, I would greatly appreciate it!
    ~Larkfrost, Pridefall, and Hollykit
    Just so you know, my return will be around/after Christmas, when all of the holiday commotion is over! For all fans of Icespirit's Challenge: I will finish Icespirit's Challenge, and after that, write more FanFics! RPing is the only thing that I'm taking a break from. Thank you all for reading this! See you all soon! ~Lilystar, Moonstorm, Larkfrost, Pridefall, Hollykit, FalconTail, and M00N

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014


    Wah wah wah. I'm maybe taking a rp break in December...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2014

    To M00N

    Im so glad you're returning!! <br>
    ~Shreddednight O' HorseClan, ObsidianSoul and Rubblekit of OreClan, and Elements and DarkThicket&Co

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