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Hidden Riches
The suspense is great but the frustration of not being able to warn the characters about something the reader has already read is awesome - and painfu ...more
Feb 18, 2012
Feb 16, 2012
Light in Shadow (Whispering Springs, #1)
First in a two-part series (followed by Truth or Dare), this book is a great re-read . Ethan Truax is a very believable three-times-divorced and finan ...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jul 04, 2008
The Fatal Fortune (Guinevere Jones, #4)
The plot in this book is intriguing with a twist on fortune-telling that I never would have dreamed up myself. Watching Guinevere and Zac move through ...more
Mar 08, 2014
Nov 20, 2012
Absolutely, Positively
Another of my top five favorites by Ms. Krentz, this book is entertaining while showplacing her ability to create great characters and smooth dialogue ...more
Jun 27, 2014
Oct 23, 2008
Sizzle and Burn (Arcane Society, #3)
The characters and dialogue are as good as ever and the suspense is the kind I like, i.e., not too close for comfort. The plot got off to a fast start ...more
Apr 15, 2015
Feb 06, 2009
Lost and Found
Another Krentz winner in the characterization and dialogue departments. I have read this one many times and will read it many more. Ms. Krentz's books ...more
Apr 28, 2014
Oct 23, 2008
Twist of Fate
Not a typical Krentz, this book has a hero, Gideon Cage, who is harder, more power hungry and less susceptible to outside influence than most of her m ...more
Oct 27, 2013
Oct 23, 2008
Against the Sun (The Raines of Wind Canyon, #6)
After reading Against the Wild, I decided to go back and start at the beginning, only to find that there must be something before this one that tells ...more
Jul 09, 2014
Jul 08, 2014
Danger in a Red Dress (Fortune Hunter #4)
Vastly disappointing, probably because I had been looking forward to this book while reading the last six. Mostly I was horrified that anyone would pu ...more
Mar 28, 2010
Mar 27, 2010
Gift of Gold (Gift, #1)
First in a two-part series (followed by Gift of Fire), this book is an excellent example of Ms. Krentz's writing. The characters are well-developed, t ...more
Jul 16, 2014
Aug 05, 2008
Starting this book two days before Christmas is not the brightest idea. I knew I didn't have time to just read until it ended, and previous acquaintan ...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 23, 2011
Kiss Of The Shadow Man (Silhouette Shadows, No 38)
Kiss of the Shadow Man: I'm not really fond of amnesia themes, but Ms. Shayne's writing carried it off well. The pace and suspense are great as the re ...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 28, 2011
The Calhoun Women: Lilah & Suzanna (Calhouns #3 & 4)
Continuing the necklace treasure hunt, Lilah and Suzanna get their turns at the mystery solving. Lilah's "fate" was a surprise. I expected more of the ...more
Jul 20, 2015
Jul 21, 2015
For the most part, this book is what I have come to expect from Ms. Robards in that it is fast-paced, suspenseful, and has a twist at the end, which I ...more
Jun 08, 2011
Jun 03, 2011
Fast Women
Funny and tragic, two friends meet the end of their marriages and learn to deal with divorce. They go to work for an investigation agency, find new pa ...more
Mar 06, 2008
Mar 06, 2008
Crime Scene At Cardwell Ranch (Cardwell Ranch #1)
I may have found another author for my re-read shelves. Or it just might be the comparison to the books I've recently read, but I had no problem readi ...more
Mar 17, 2012
Mar 11, 2012
The Search
Centered around dog training and a woman who has suffered from a traumatic episode in her past, this book hooks the reader right from the beginning. T ...more
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 22, 2011
This is the first book I've read by this author, recommended by Gina's goodreads comments, and I have to say that I am impressed. There were some slig ...more
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
Against the Wind (The Raines of Wind Canyon, #1)
**spoiler alert** The action was too serial for my taste. First one situation gets resolved, then another pops up, gets resolved, etc. I prefer things ...more
Jul 26, 2014
Jun 29, 2014
The Witness
Although I have always enjoyed Ms. Roberts' writing under that name, I usually associate it with light romantic fiction with something more underlying ...more
Apr 12, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
The Collector
I was a little taken aback at the violence in this book, since I normally don't expect it of this author, unless she is writing as JD Robb, of course. ...more
Jul 11, 2015
Jul 13, 2015
Ghost Moon
Due to the subject matter, this book is difficult to read, at least for any mother, but Ms. Robards has such a way with suspense that you force yourse ...more
May 2011
Apr 30, 2011
Almost Like Being in Love (Lost Texas Heart #2)
For my first Christina Dodd I was suitably impressed and will definitely read more. I picked up this author from goodreads friend Gina who is reading ...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
Loved the rehab parts and the graphic novelist career, since that's one I've never heard of, much less tried. There was suspense and great dialogue. Y ...more
Aug 28, 2014
Aug 24, 2014
Dangerous (3-in-1)
Another three books from the 1980's, these deal with murder and suspense. Nora Roberts crafts a good story in each. The first is set with scuba diving ...more
Oct 26, 2009
Oct 23, 2009
Born in Shame (Born In Trilogy, #3)
Definitely liked this book the least of the three in this trilogy, in spite of its being Murphy's story, and I was really looking forward to it. For s ...more
Feb 28, 2010
Feb 26, 2010
Carolina Moon
Tory is clairvoyant, only she has suppressed it since childhood due to her abusive father. Now she is ready to come back to Progress to lay the past t ...more
Aug 11, 2015
Aug 15, 2015
Montana Sky
Hair-raising, funny, and intriguing, this story of three sisters by different mothers who have never before met but find themselves having to live on ...more
Jul 29, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
Running Hot (Arcane Society, #5)
I was so thrilled to be reading a new Krentz that I raced through it, but knowing Ms. Krentz, I will enjoy it even more next year when I re-read it wi ...more
Apr 16, 2015
Jan 19, 2010
Wait Until Midnight
Set in late Victorian times, this book had the advantage of looser and less rigid rules in society than the earlier Regency period while at the same t ...more
May 2014
Sep 07, 2008
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