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Not Without You: Secret Star / The Law is a Lady

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#1 New York Times Bestselling Author NORA ROBERTS brings us two classics that prove when love is on the line, anything can be overcome! Secret Star 

Lieutenant Seth Buchanan finds his homicide investigation-and his heart-thrown into turmoil when murder victim Grace Fontaine turns up very much alive. The cool, controlled cop never lets his feelings get in the way of his job,
Paperback, 480 pages
Published October 29th 2013 by Silhouette (first published 1998)
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Misty (Red's Romance Review's)
Not Without You is a gripping novel that will have you completely mesmerized from the very first page!! This duo read is full of mystery, toe curling romance, and heartfelt emotion that is sure to be felt down deep! Loved both stories and the endearing characters within them, one of my favorites from Ms. Roberts for sure! Highly recommend!
Not Without You: Secret Star 2.5 stars

Kind of entertaining but I didn't love the heroes and heroines.

The Law is a Lady 4 stars

This was the novella that saved the book for me. I enjoyed getting to know both the hero and heroine. They were incredibly well developed in the short amount of time Nora Roberts spent on them. I loved them both individually and together, I especially loved how they communicated and when the "break up" happens neither hero nor heroine were making a drama of neither of
Apr 20, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
4 stars for the law is a lady and 3 stars for secret star.
Secret star: Grace annoyed me a bit. She wanted Seth to just know what kind of person she was and not judge her by all the rumours that had spread. Which I understand, sure. But at the same time you can't blame Seth for having reservations and questions. Especially since she rarely actually denies any of them and all but encourages some.
The law is a lady: It was enjoyable. I loved Victoria. Phillip was a good character too but Victoria o
Nov 22, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: roberts-nora, romance
These 2 stories are from Roberts' earlier time as a author, before she perfected her craft, so keep that in mind when you read. Relationships are not quite fleshed out with the perfection and style that she shows now. Interesting to read if you like to think that you've read everything that she's written.
Aug 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: roberts-nora
The second story in the this book "The Law is a Lady" is a good read and a light piece of fluff consistent with the authors early writing.

The first story "Secret Star" appears to be the third of a trilogy. It was like entering a theater during intermission and spending most of the book trying to figure what happened before you got there.
Feb 29, 2016 rated it liked it
Wasn't thrilled with the final installment of the Stars of Mithra trilogy. But I found myself greatly amused at the second story, "Law is a Lady." Had it not been for that, I'd have rated this a 3 star at the most.
Oct 12, 2014 rated it liked it
This was okay. The first story is the 3rd book in a trilogy. It took me a while to realize that. I think it was a poor choice for this set because it wasn't great as a standalone. Perhaps I would have liked it more in context.

The second story was definitely better. It was a light, quick read.
Feb 03, 2014 rated it liked it
Done with Sheriff Victoria and director Kincaid. Delightful!!
Kimber Burnett
Jan 26, 2016 rated it really liked it
Very entertaining story!!
Anita Sego
Nov 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Both were pretty boring...unexpected from this author.
Apr 15, 2015 rated it liked it
Two stories in one volume
Dec 03, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: cute-romance
Two reissued novels from the '80s. Had already read first one-- book #3 in Star of Mithra.
Elinor Colby
Oct 08, 2013 rated it liked it
Reissues I hate that
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Shelly Wetzel
Feb 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
As always Nora Roberts delivers. Love it
I really like Nora Roberts books. They are always the type that once to start to read you cannot put them down. Looking forward to her next book.
Vera Dougherty
Dec 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
it was OK, I had already read the second part.
Joanne Albano
Jan 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
I thought both stories were pretty good but my favorite was the second. It appealed to me because I myself am a actress.
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