Three Complete Novels: Born in Fire, Born in Ice and Born in Shame (Born in Trilogy Series)

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Contemporary Ireland is the setting for the stories of three beautiful, passionate sisters, each with a special gift and a hunger for true love. A complete trilogy in one volume: Born in Fire, Born in Ice and Born in Shame.
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Overview

Contemporary Ireland is the setting for the stories of three beautiful, passionate sisters, each with a special gift and a hunger for true love. A complete trilogy in one volume: Born in Fire, Born in Ice and Born in Shame.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399143885
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1998
  • Series: Born In Trilogy Series
  • Pages: 768
  • Product dimensions: 6.45 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 1.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Nora Roberts
One of the most prolific and popular writers in the world, Nora Roberts (who also writes as her edgier alter-ego J. D. Robb) publishes multiple books a year. Not that it’s enough for her fans, who tear through her unconventional romances. With her trademark mix of fantasy, mystery, and romance, Roberts has created her own genre -- and romance fans are grateful for it!

Biography

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:
      1950
    2. Place of Birth:
      Silver Spring, Maryland

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2007

    Love it!

    This is a great book and Nora Roberts is a fantastic author! Hey Lauren - did you really expect feminist commentary when you picked up a ROMANCE novel? Are you joking or are you really that dumb?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2005

    Born In: 3 of the most touching and romatice books.

    These three Born In books are so heart warming and touching. Maggie, and Brie, and Shann. There so amazing. Each with a secret, and wanting of love and happieness. I Love these books. Its like Im them, I pained for Maggie, and Cried for Brie. Shann, of shes strong like Maggie, and kind when need be like Brie. Its so amazing how I can be sucked into a book like that. I love it. Nora Roberts, shes wonderful with words. As I hope to be when I become a writer for myself.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2002

    Born all the same.

    I am so sick of the way Nora Roberts demeans women in her novels. On the outside, these books portray three strong-willed but very different women who can hold their own. One you get inside, however, you realize that they are weak, pathetic women with tempers to rival a two-year-old, who apparently just cannot resist the wily temptations of whatever mystery man happens along their path. Just once I wish one of them would say "no!" and actually prove that she is her own woman. And these men! If a man ever tried any of the things with me that Nora Roberts' women let them get away with, I can promise you they would come away hurting. I do enjoy these novels though because while they are certainly lurid sex stories, at least they have a plot. Sometimes I just wish they weren't all the same plot...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 8, 2002

    Best Female Author yet.

    My sister-in -law gave me "Born in Shame" after she read it four times. I cried from the first chapter until the last page. It had everything a reader needs to be able to escape the real world. The way Nora writes, you can actually visualise everything and also feel part of their family. I did not realise it was part of a triology until close to the end. I have now read "Born in Ice" and even though I am reading this set backwards, I have enjoyed it even more. 10 stars for this aurthor

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2002

    Truly Irish

    I read these books the first time years ago and I enjoy them anew each time I read them again. Having lived in Ennis and the surrounding area on Ireland's western shores, I feel like I've gone home when I emmerse myself in these books. I can almost smell the green of growing things and the overlaying fragrance of turf fires. They are wonderful stories about love and life and art in one of my favourite homes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2002

    A Great Read and 3 Great Love Stories

    A friend recommended that I read one of the books. When I discovered that it was part of a trilogy and that it was being offered under a great deal, I bought it. I do not regret it at all. A great entertaining love story in all 3 books. Nora Roberts is an excellent writer who portrays each main character wonderfully in the beautiful setting of Ireland. I have been over to Ireland many times and Roberts' vivid descriptions make me wanna go back again.

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