Angels Fall by Nora Roberts

By Nora Roberts

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Roberts's most up-to-date novel of romantic suspense is a cunningly calibrated portrait of a tender chef's restoration from violent trauma. whereas using within the Grand Tetons, displaced Bostonian Reece Gilmore stops within the small city of Angel's Fist, close to Jackson gap, Wyo., and considers the "Cook Wanted" check in Joanie's, a neighborhood diner. nonetheless rattled via a taking pictures spree at her Boston eating place that left her wounded and the one survivor between 12 co-workers, Reece is well spooked, as famous through her plainspoken new boss, Joanie, and the locals who widespread the eating place. between them is a cautious, unattached secret novelist, Brody. certainly, whilst Reece claims to have witnessed a homicide whereas mountain climbing alongside Snake River, few other than Brody are likely to think the skittish new resident: Sheriff Rick Mardson hasn't chanced on any transparent proof of a girl struck down close to the river; document Wallace is suspicious of Reece's fragile psychological kingdom; and Joanie isn't approximately to chop Reece any slack whereas working a hectic kitchen. Roberts cleverly casts suspicions at the locals whereas constructing the romance among the 2 feisty protagonists. A slow-burn begin combusts in a lovely denouement; Roberts's legions of enthusiasts should be enthralled. (July)
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After soreness a terrible surprise, Reece Gilmore is slowly beginning to positioned her lifestyles again jointly. Leaving her domestic in Boston, Reece travels round the state, but if she arrives in Angel's Fist, Wyoming, her automobile refuses to move from now on. making plans on staying in simple terms till she earns sufficient funds to mend her motor vehicle, Reece takes a role as a prepare dinner within the Angel nutrients Cafe. Then, as she will get to understand her new boss, her co-workers, and the opposite citizens of the little city, together with Brody, an annoyingly obdurate but mysteriously attractive author, she begins to think that for the 1st time in a long time, she could have discovered a spot she could truly are looking to name domestic. Reece's hard-won happiness and feel of safety is threatened, even though, whilst she turns into not just the only witness to a homicide but additionally the following objective of the killer, who's made up our minds to force her loopy. once more, the best-selling, prolific, and ceaselessly creative Roberts deftly imbues a deliciously sophisticated feel of risk right into a chilling and exciting plot, hence growing one more of her many impossible to resist and terrifically pleasurable novels of romantic suspense. John Charles
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Nora Roberts is the number-one manhattan Times-bestselling writer of greater than a hundred ninety novels, together with The seek, Black Hills, Tribute, excessive Noon, and plenty of extra. She is additionally the writer of the bestselling futuristic suspense sequence written less than the pen identify J.D. Robb. Roberts has greater than four hundred million copies of her books in print.

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3 A f t e r t h e g u t- s hot of panic, it was hard to face the kitchen, the people, the pretense of being normal. But not only was she essentially broke, she’d given her word. Six o’clock sharp. Her only other choice was to go back, retreat, and all the months she’d been inching forward would be wiped away. One phone call, she knew, and she’d be rescued. And she’d be done. She took it a step at a time. Getting dressed was a victory, leaving the room another. Stepping outside and aiming her feet toward the diner was a small personal triumph.

Someone had paid for Emmylou angels fall 21 Harris on the jukebox, and Brody let the music hum in the back of his mind. He wondered about the brunette and that look in her eye. Richard Adams had coined the word tharn in Watership Down. Good word, he thought, and one that suited the new cook with her sudden, frozen stillness. From what he knew of Joanie Parks, the brunette wouldn’t have a job if she wasn’t competent. He suspected Joanie had a soft heart under the shell, but that shell was thick and prickly, and didn’t suffer fools.

She took it a step at a time. Getting dressed was a victory, leaving the room another. Stepping outside and aiming her feet toward the diner was a small personal triumph. The air was cold—winter still had a few bites left—so her breath puffed out visibly in the shimmer of predawn. The mountains were dark and sturdy silhouettes against the sky now that the night’s fat moon had sunk below the peaks. And she could see a long, low blanket of fog spread out at their feet. Fingers of mist rose from the lake and whisked around the leafless trees, thin as fairy wings.

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