Blog Archives

"Loyalty in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Character development; tear-jerker moments; twisted plot Cons: The maniacal bad guys Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , ,

"Conspiracy in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: New characters; plenty of character development; somewhat different plot this time Cons: Even more melodramatic than usual Rating: 4 out of 5

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

"Holiday in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Plenty of character development and serial killer goodness—exactly what fans are looking for Cons: Not too hard to figure out the bad guy; particularly brutal sexual crimes; I wanted more follow-through on the gifts Rating: 4 out of 5

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

"Vengeance in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Develops another character in the series; tense and gripping race against a serial killer Cons: One of the series’ best yet Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Vengeance in Death is the sixth book in

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , ,

"The Hollow," Nora Roberts

Pros: Fantastic approach to a wonderful premise; in-depth characters and relationships; hysterical dialogue Cons: None Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website. Review copy courtesy of Penguin Group.   The Hollow is the second book in Nora Roberts’s

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

"Blood Brothers," Nora Roberts

Pros: Fantastic approach to a wonderful premise; incredible characters and relationships; wonderful dialogue Cons: I imagine some people might want a higher action-to-talk ratio Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Blood Brothers is the first book

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , ,

Roberts knows her audience

One of the most important things, when writing a book, is to know your audience. When asking yourself who you’re writing for, it’s never a good idea to say ‘everyone.’ Sure, some books have a much wider and more mainstream

Posted in Writing Tagged with: , , , , ,

"Ceremony in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Deeper look at a fascinating setting; interesting mystery; some interesting psychological questions Cons: A couple of the characters are a little flimsy Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Ceremony in Death is the fifth book

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

"Rapture in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Fun setting; interesting mystery; post-marriage character development Cons: Not the best of Robb/Roberts’s mysteries Rating: 4 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   Rapture in Death is the fourth book in Nora Roberts/J.D. Robb’s ‘in death’ series, starring

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

"Immortal in Death," J.D. Robb

Pros: Fun setting; intriguing and elaborate mystery; great characters Cons: Some subject matter will be too heavy for some readers Rating: 5 out of 5 Visit Nora Roberts’s website.   A touch of series background: Immortal in Death is the

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.

Archives