True Betrayals; Montana Sky; Sanctuary: Three Complete Novels

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People magazine declared that "[Nora Roberts] is at the top of her game," and there's no greater evidence of that than these three novels. From the horse farms of Virginia to the rugged beauty of Montana to an island off the coast of Georgia, these novels showcase Nora Roberts's talents for intense drama, vivid characters, and fast-paced suspense.

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Overview

People magazine declared that "[Nora Roberts] is at the top of her game," and there's no greater evidence of that than these three novels. From the horse farms of Virginia to the rugged beauty of Montana to an island off the coast of Georgia, these novels showcase Nora Roberts's talents for intense drama, vivid characters, and fast-paced suspense.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399147319
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/31/2001
  • Edition description: Complete and Unabridged
  • Pages: 852
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 2.30 (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 bestsellingIn Deathseries written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.

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."

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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 June 25, 2005

    Breathtaking!

    This book is the best I've ever read in my life! It is just....wow. Nora has done it again! She is an outstanding writer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2005

    Can't say enough

    I LOVED these books. You have to read them to understand that there are no words to say how much I enjoyed reading these books.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 4, 2005

    Truly A Beautiful Writer

    I've only been reading Nora Roberts books for a few short months-She is truly a mastermind at writing-I love getting into the characters minds and to understand and know how and what they're feeling. I urge anyone who is into Lifetime romance, and just plain love to fall in love, then you should get a hold of her books and get lost in the reality of them. I know that once I start reading her books, they just don't ever leave my hands. I truly love her work-

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2002

    AMAZED

    I do not usually read any type of romance novels, although after reading this addictive three in one I am hooked. I think I will probably end up with the entire Nora Robert's collection. I could not put it down, I read until I could not see straight, and carried it everywhere with me. If you doubt that a romance novel can have a plot read a Nora Roberts novel and you will without a doubt be surprised.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2001

    ROBERTS WORLD

    MRS ROBERTS IS A TRUE ARTIST. WITH ENCHANTING WORDS SHE TAKES YOU INTO HER WORLD. HER BOOKS ARE LIKE CHOCALATE, ADDICTVIE. SANTURARY IS YET ANOTHER GOOD FIND. I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. ITS SAD BUT EVERYTHING ELSE (FOOD, SHOPPING, SLEEP) TAKES SECOND PLACE. IF YOU HAVE LOTS TO DO DON'T READ THIS BOOK!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2001

    Nora's the best

    I love Nora's books. You can tell she always takes the time to research her work. It's amazing the way she can spin a story around it with interesting people, too. For everybody who likes Nora, a very good writer is Homer Hickam. I got to read his Sky of Stone and it's his best yet. His stories just flow along. I love the people in the town he writes about.

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