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Remember When (In Death #17.5)

4.07 of 5 stars 4.07  ·  rating details  ·  11,597 ratings  ·  332 reviews
In Part One #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts introduces us to Laine Tavish, known to the folks in Angel's Gap, Maryland as the proprietor of Remember When, an antique treasures and gift shop. They have no idea that she used to be Elaine O'Hara, daughter of the notorious con man Big Jack O'Hara...or that she grew up moving from place to place, one step ahea ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 483 pages
Published May 2004 by Berkley (first published January 1st 2003)
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Karin Marr
The first time I read this book I was already a Nora Roberts fan, but had not read any J. D. Robb books. I normally don't get into futuristic or murder mysteries much.
After reading this book I was hooked. I began aquiring all the JD books and promptly turned my daughter onto them. We are now in the process of completing her collection, as I already own them all.
I Would recommend this series ( death) to anyone who likes a) a good 'who done it'
b) a REALLY good love story
c) ongoing series st
Comprei este livro como prenda de Natal para a minha mãe. Ela nunca tinha lido nada da Nora Roberts e como este junta os dois estilos (o romance da NR e o policial da JD Robb, que foi dos aspectos que me chamou mais a atenção) pensei que lhe podia dar um "2 em 1". Ela devorou e adorou o livro... e eu também!

O livro encontra-se dividido em duas partes. A primeira parte (escrita como Nora Roberts) traz-nos a história de Laine Tavish (ou Elaine O'Hara) e Max Gannon. Achei que neste livro o romance
Take note: This is the only Nora Roberts book I have ever liked I think it was the combining of the two stories and the two styles that Nora Roberts/JD Robb uses in her writings. Clever. It will probably be a long time before you hear me use clever or like regarding Nora Roberts again-- even though three people I adore tend to find her books what they need at a certain time.

She's one author - with two number-one New York Times-bestselling careers. As Nora Roberts, her novels
I just finished listening the audio, and what a great book. The audio cd consists of 14 discs, evenly divided between the back story Nora writes under her own name and the "In Death" section. What I especially love is the connection breaching the time barrier and the length of the Robb portion is twice as long as her shorter novelettes.

There's a lot of substance to each story, and in the Robb story, we get a lot of Peabody humor as this is the first book after she passes her detective exam. We
David Peters
Nora Roberts is one of those writers who produces such a large volume of work it was necessary to use several names so as not to dilute the brand. Now that she is a famous best-selling author all these connections can be made public, hence JD Robb is in fact Nora Roberts. Now I knew all this when I began the JD Robb series – future NYC cop Eve Dallas and her band of friends solve gruesome murders in the 2050’s – but was okay with it. Even though I have read all 28 of the regular books I have sin ...more
This book contains two stories.

Laine Tavish is a small town antique store owner. She has escaped a life on the run with her father, Big Jack O'Hara. Jack was a con man and thief. Laine has settled down to a nice rural life when her long-lost uncle comes into her store, gives her a cryptic message and runs outside to die from a car accident. Soon afterwards Laine's house is ransacked.

Max Gannon is working with the insurance company to find some diamonds which have been stolen. Max and Laine team
The book “Remember When,” originally published in 2003, is listed as a work by Nora Roberts. It actually contains two novellas, whose titles are fonts of great originality: Part One and Part Two. Part One is written by Nora Roberts and contains a romantic suspense that takes place in 2003. Part Two of the omnibus picks up the story fifty-six years later, in 2059, as a novella written by Roberts using her pseudonym, J. D. Robb. Robb takes the conclusion of Part One and has its consequences fall u ...more
Delia Binder
The first half is a typical Nora Roberts Romantic suspense thriller about stolen diamonds, a gang of thieves with a deadly psycho who's willing to kill everybody in his way To Have It All, the daughter of one of the thieves, Lanie Tavish, trying to hide from her father's con man/thief past, the insurance investigator, Max Gannon, who forces her to confront her past - and falls in love with her in the bargain. They recover three-quarters of the diamonds, but can't find what Alex Crew, the psycho, ...more
Simon Mcleish
Originally published on my blog here in September 2004.

This is an extremely unusual collaboration - because J.D. Robb is Nora Roberts under a pseudonym. The reasoning behind billing the novel like this is quite simple, however: under the two names, she writes stories within different genres. Roberts is the name she uses to write romantic thrillers, and Robb is used for her science fiction detective series featuring Lieutenant Eve Dallas. The story here comes in two parts; in the first half we ha
Este livro é a compilação de dois géneros literários, escritos pela autora, Nora Roberts e o seu pseudónimo J.D.Robb. A autora decidiu dividi-lo em duas partes, uma para cada género. Depois de ler a primeira parte, e como nunca tinha tido contacto com a escrita de J.D.Robb (apersar de serem a mesma pessoa, nota-se algumas diferenças) fiquei um pouco confusa no inicio da segunda parte. No entanto assim que percebi o que se tinha passado, dei comigo a devorar completamente a segunda parte do livro ...more
The second half of Remember When is an In Death series story, taking place about 50 years after the romantic suspense story told in Part One of the novel. In Part Two, Eve and her team are investigating a murder that occurs in the apartment of Samantha Gannon, granddaughter of the romantic couple in Part One who were involved in the partial closure of a world famous diamond heist. Samantha Gannon has written a book about the diamond heist to which her family was so closely involved and it looks ...more
3 stars for the second half. The Eve Dallas parts were fine. Adored Peabody adjusting to making Detective and her ridiculous wardrobe. I so want to see the threatened Mira taking Eve shopping (Eve didn't know what separates were! Hee.) The first half though, was nearly unreadable. Trite and clichéd and just about the worst case of insta-love I've read in a while.
Interesting combination of romantic suspense stories.

Part One (Hot Rocks):
Laine Tavish didn't recognize the older man who came into her shop. She didn't realize he was her father's best friend, until he was dying in her arms. Not knowing why her father had sent Willy to her, Laine did not tell the police who he was. But Private Investigator Max Gannon has been following Willy and believes he gave something to Laine. Now he must discover if Laine is part of her father's jewel heist or an innocent
Remember When by J. D. Robb (8/10)
Romantic Suspense/Futuristic Suspense. This was the start of some holiday reading, so I decided to take some of the J. D. Robb books and a romance series for nice, uncomplicated reading. This one had a modern first half and a second half with Eve and Roarke. It was a clever idea and an okay story, but it meant neither story got the full detail it deserved.

[Copied across from Library Thing; 5 November 2012]
This book was my introduction to J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts. The first story, set in the present, is told by Nora Roberts. The second story, set in the future, is told by J.D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts). I loved the the great way the two story lines intertwined--despite the passage of time between them.

"Laine Tavish, known to the folks in Angel's Gap, Maryland, as the proprietor of Remember When, an antique treasures and gift shop. They have no idea that she used to be Elaine O'Hara, daughter of the notorious con man Big Jack O'Hara . . . or that she grew up moving from place to place, one step ahead of the law. But Lanie's past has just caught up with her. Her long-lost uncle has visited her shop, leaving a cryptic warning before dying in the street, run down by a car. Now it's up t
First Nora Roberts/JD Robb read. Found it in a box of books and was reluctant to read it when I saw Nora's name. I know, I just said that I had never read a Nora book, but I knew that she wrote a lot of romance novels and assumed this was one of them. I had never heard of JD Robb before. As I started reading I found myself getting immersed in the story and characters, and pleasantly surprised by the mystery in the story; both stories I should say, past and present.
The characters were awesome. S
Really enjoyed this one, although I must admit to preferring the first part which is strange considering the second part has Roarke!
Titinha Scaeiro
Ao ler este livro vi as saudades que tinha de ler a "Série Mortal"... Saudades de Roarke e Eve!!! ^_^
Kim Conforto
This is one book that I read of hers that got me into reading JD Robb
A very nice combination of the author's two different styles, with the first part acting as a background for the second one, where Eve Dallas has to solve a case that involves a leftover mystery from fifty or so years before.

The first part of the book is a romantic suspense about an antic shop owner who isn't quite as ordinary as she pretends and a PI who breaks the rules and mixes his work with his personal life after meeting her in one of his investigations.

The romance heats up and gets seriou
Im Jahr 2003 geschieht in New York ein spektakulärer Raub: Diamanten im Wert von 28 Millionen Dollar werden gestohlen und verschwinden. In Maryland lebt Laine Tavish, die sich dort ein ehrliches neues Leben aufgebaut hat, fern von der kriminellen Vergangenheit ihres Vaters. Doch dann holt diese sie ein, als ein Mann in ihrem Antiquitätengeschäft auftaucht und ihr eine merkwürdige Botschaft hinterlässt. Während Laine verwirrt begreift, dass es sich bei ihm um den besten Freund ihres Vaters aus al ...more

Laine Tavish é dona de uma loja de antiguidades chamada Naquele Tempo. É uma mulher discreta e vive uma vida igualmente discreta numa pequena localidade de Maryland. Pelo menos, isso é o que toda a gente pensa. Na verdade, o seu nome é Elaine O’Hara e é filha de Big Jack O’Hara, um dos mais conhecidos bandidos do seu tempo.

E o passado de Laine acaba de a encontrar... de uma forma bem dramática. O seu tio, há muito sumido, aparece de repente na sua loja, apenas para deixar um aviso
I'd never before read anything by Nora Roberts and hadn't read a complete book by J.D. Robb (though the characters seem familiar, so I think I've read a short story). With that in mind, I really wasn't sure what to expect from this book, though I enjoyed the premise: the first half, written by "Roberts," is a sweet mystery-romance set in the early 2000s, while the second half (written by "Robb") is a futuristic police-focused mystery set over 50 years later. (Romance queen Roberts and mystery ma ...more
Carol Kerry-green
I really liked this, I wasn't sure when I started it if I was going to, but I was drawn into the first half of the novel (written under the Nora Roberts name) straight away and became hooked on Laine & Max's story. The book flowed, Laine Tavish an antiques store owner in small town USA, finds her life disrupted (badly) when an old friend walks into the store, she doesn't recognise him at first, not until he's been knocked down outside her shop and he's dying does she realise he's her father' ...more
The first in which Roberts writes the first part as Nora Roberts and the second as JD Robb. In the first half, we are introduced to Laine Tavish. An antique store owner with a questionable past. Her father, Big Jack O'Hara has committed the crime of a lifetime. He and some associates stole a fortune in diamonds, hid them in innocuous objects and walked right out of the Diamond Exchange. Now, one of the associates, Alex Crew is out to get the whole package, not just his cut and he'll do anything, ...more
The first half of this book was written by Nora Roberts, and the second half by her alter ego J.D. Robb. It'a a suspenseful mystery and romantic novel involving the past, present, and future. In the present Laine Tavish is owner of an antique shop called Remember When in Angel's Gap, Maryland. In the past she was named Elaine O'Hara, daughter of a notorious con man Big Jack O'Hara. Her mother divorced Big Jack so Elaine wouldn't grow up under his bad influence - Elaine was starting to like the c ...more
This is an interesting and different mystery. Laine Tavish, owner of an antique shop in a quiet small town has a secret. She's not who she seems--or maybe she's not who she was. Laine has cut all ties to her former life as the daughter of a notorious con-man and small-time crook, to become a respected citizen of Angel's Gap, Maryland. But all that she's tried so hard to escape threatens to come rushing back one day when a figure from the past makes a mysterious visit and moments later is dead on ...more
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Eleanor Marie Robertson was born on October 10, 1950 in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. She was the youngest of five children, also the only girl, of a marriage with Irish ancestors. Her family were avid readers, so books were always important in her life. She attended a Catholic school and credits the nuns with instilling in her a sense of discipline. During her
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