Tuesday, March 25, 2008
I absolutely love, love, LOVE Nora Roberts. I've been reading her books since my mom's friend gave me her daughter's old books and Nora Roberts' book Three Fates was in the mix with my first Catherine Coulter's Warrior Song. So now I'm going to say that the Chesapeake Bay Saga Series because it was a very suspenseful story that was about 3 totally different adopted brothers who loving adoptive parents the Quinns loved them dearly. They also have a newly adopted brother that their dearly departed adoptive father had suddenly adpoted before his death. I recommend this series for all romance readers and anyone who is not a romance reader read it anyway and you will become a true romance reader because it is that good. Here is the descriptions of the books from the back covers and pictures:



SEA SWEPT $ 7.99 (Book 1)(340 Pages)



DEAR READER,

I like men. I’d better as I have four older brothers. I grew up outnumbered, then had two sons and continued to be in the minority. It was either like them, appreciate them, a
nd do my best to understand them, or rum screaming.

I like writing about men—their minds and hearts and hopes and dreams. I particularly enjoy exploring the dynamics between men, brothers, fathers and sons, friends. So it seemed natural to delve into these kinds of relationships in a series.

Cameron, Ethan and Phillip were all troubled young boys who were adopted at difficult periods in their lives by Raymond and Stella Quinn. They didn’t share blood, but they became a family. In Sea Swept, Cameron’s story, the family faces tragedy and scandal that will change lives. Cameron’s lived the reckless life of a daredevil since leaving the quiet community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore where Ray and Stella raised him and his brothers. He likes fast boats, fast cars, and fast women. Now he’s been called home, not only to say good-by to the only father he ever loved, but also to face the challenge of caring for the last lost boy Ray was determined to save.

Who is Seth, this prickly young boy a dying Ray asked his sons to protect? To find out, and to
keep his promise, Cameron will have to put the life he’s chosen on hold. And deal with a certain sexy social worker who’s every bit as determined as he to proved Seth with the right home. Anna Spinelli is full of surprises, and challenges. I hope you’ll enjoy the Quinn men who are willing to fight to keep a promise.
Nora Roberts




RISING TIDES $ 7.99 (Book 2)(340 Pages)



DEAR READER,

The he
art and soul of the Maryland Eastern Shore are its watermen, the men who make their livings on the Chesapeake Bay and its channels. They face hardships, storms short seasons. Day after day, year after year, they ply the waters—settling their cab pots, dredging for oysters—and are privy to a world many of us will never know. Seeing the red dawn break over dark water, watching a storm roll in slow and black from the east. In their rubber boots and thick gloves they pilot their workboats through frigid dawns or sweltering afternoons searching for the blue crabs the area is famous for.

Ethan Quinn is a waterman. He wasn’t born to the tradition, but has embraced it. he’s a quiet man whose heart runs as deep as the waters he loves. In Rising Tides he’ll face more than the challenge of making his living on the Bay or struggling to make the fledging boatbuilding business he and his brothers began a success.

There’s a young boy who needs him, and a woman and child he loves but never believed he could have. To shape his life around them, Ethan must face his own dark past, accept not only who he is but what he hopes to become.
Nora Roberts














INNER HARBOR $ 7.99 (Book 3)(335 Pages)


DEAR READER,

Home
means different things to different people. Making a home can be both a challenge and a joy. Those of us who are lucky have fond memories of the place where we grew up, of the traditions set there. Inner Harbor deals with finding that home, making it and preserving it.

Ray and Stella Quinn had given Phillip a second chance at life. He’d never forgotten what they’d done for him. With his brothers, Cameron, Ethan, and now Seth, Phillip worked to maintain their home and keep a promise to a man he loved. Maybe he preferred his life in Annapolis, the museums, but he’d keep his promise even if it meant splitting his time on the shore, laboring over hulls and homework.

Home was what Ray had wanted his sons, all of his sons. To keep his promise, and his home, Phillip must accept the boy Ray brought into their lives, and deal with a beautiful woman who has secrets that will affect all of them—a woman who needs both his trust and his heart.

To clear their father’s name and keep a sacred vow, the Quinns will band together. A family formed by fate and the generous hearts of a special couple.

Nora Roberts












CHESAPEAKE BLUE $ 7.99 (Book 4)(357 Pages)



# 1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts returns to Chesapeake Bay and her beloved Quinn family for the story of Seth Quinn, the long-awaited conclusion to the breathtaking drama of Sea Swept, Rising Tides, and Inner Harbor.

Seth Quinn is finally home.

It’s been
a long journey. After a harrowing boyhood with his drug-addicted mother, he was taken in by the Quinn family, and grew up with three older brothers who watched over him with love.

Now, a grown man returning from Europe as a successful painter, Seth is settling down on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, surrounded by Cam, Ethan, and Phillip once again, and their wives and kids, all the blessed chaos of the extended Quinn clan. Finally he’s back in the little blue-and-white house where there’s always a boat at the dock, a rocker on the porch, and a dog in the yard.

Still, a lot has changed in St. Christopher since he’s been gone—and the most intriguing change of all is the presence of Dru Whitcomb Banks. A city girl who’s opened a florist shop in the seaside town, she craves independence and the challenge of establishing herself without the influence of her wealthy connections. In Seth, she sees another kind of challenge—one that she can’t resist.


But storms are brewing that will put their relationship to the test. Because Dru’s past has made her sensitive to deception, and slow to trust. And Seth’s past has made him a target of blackmail—as a secret he’s kept hidden for years threatens to explode, destroying his new life and his new love….

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  1. This series was my first introduction to Nora Roberts, and it is still my favourite! Cam is just so hot!

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