By Nora Roberts
- Release Date: 2016-04-12
- Genre: Suspense
The Obsession Nora Roberts Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
The riveting novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Liar.
“She stood in the deep, dark woods, breath shallow and cold prickling over her skin despite the hot, heavy air. She took a step back, then two, as the urge to run fell over her.”
Naomi Bowes lost her innocence the night she followed her father into the woods. In freeing the girl trapped in the root cellar, Naomi revealed the horrible extent of her father’s crimes and made him infamous. No matter how close she gets to happiness, she can’t outrun the sins of Thomas David Bowes.
Now a successful photographer living under the name Naomi Carson, she has found a place that calls to her, a rambling old house in need of repair, thousands of miles away from everything she’s ever known. Naomi wants to embrace the solitude, but the kindly residents of Sunrise Cove keep forcing her to open up—especially the determined Xander Keaton.
Naomi can feel her defenses failing, and knows that the connection her new life offers is something she’s always secretly craved. But the sins of her father can become an obsession, and, as she’s learned time and again, her past is never more than a nightmare away.
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User reviews about this book
Great Read 🐶
I remember being 15 and reading Nora Roberts. Thank you again for another great book. Loved it. I do wish it had a different villain to end it.
Oh my goodness. I just finished the Villa and then scrolling through other reviews read about this book.
So I started the preview of it when I came to the end I couldn’t stand it I bought it and I have been reading it all day couldn’t put it down. LOL what a great book thank you to the lady who wrote the review about it you’re absolutely right it should be made into a movie.
and thank you Ms. Roberts like I said before you are a national treasure.
Kept the TV off all day didn’t want to hear anymore about the COVID-19 situation I just tuned the world out For a day and I still got all my laundry done LOL😉😊
Love Nora Roberts
Sweet but predictable
It was a quick sweet read. It was also predictable from the beginning which makes it a tad bit boring, but smoothly written.
Couldn’t put it down!
This book didn’t disappoint. I couldn’t put it down , great story from start to finish!
Boy, Did I enjoy this book?Yes I did! Responsible for saving a young woman’s life and getting her father arrested for multiple, when she was eleven, grows up becomes successful in her career, falls in love, goes through several exciting and suspens-ful events and gets her ma. Can’t ask for much more because it was well written.
By Cindy Demme
Still stands up as a great book. I still love the characters and the story. And, Tag, that most wonderful dog!
Thank you Nora Roberts for keeping me entertained during the many hours I have to spend in “down time “!
The book was well done and interesting! The only thing i was slightly disappointed with was how the suspense really only started towards the end! And the climax wasn’t that climactic... my only complaint
One Of My Favorites!
I have read nearly all of Ms. Roberts novels, including those under the JD Robb pen name, and have enjoyed each and every one. I hope Nora reads her reviews because I’d like her to know that the joy I’ve received from reading her fiction has impacted my life in a positive way. For most of us, life is incredibly stressful, and I look forward to her writing as an escape from the tension that each day inevitably invokes. Bless you talented Lady, for bringing so much enjoyment to so many.
By B. McGrady
The best Nora Roberts I’ve read yet! Could t put it down!
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