Angels Fall by Nora Roberts

By Nora Roberts

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From Publishers Weekly

Roberts's most modern novel of romantic suspense is a cunningly calibrated portrait of a tender chef's restoration from violent trauma. whereas riding 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" register Joanie's, a neighborhood diner. nonetheless rattled by way of 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 by way of her plainspoken new boss, Joanie, and the locals who common the eating place. between them is a cautious, unattached secret novelist, Brody. certainly, while Reece claims to have witnessed a homicide whereas mountaineering alongside Snake River, few other than Brody are likely to think the skittish new resident: Sheriff Rick Mardson hasn't came upon any transparent proof of a lady struck down close to the river; document Wallace is suspicious of Reece's fragile psychological country; and Joanie isn't approximately to chop Reece any slack whereas operating 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 pleasing denouement; Roberts's legions of fanatics should be enthralled. (July)
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From Booklist

After discomfort a bad surprise, Reece Gilmore is slowly beginning to placed her existence again jointly. Leaving her domestic in Boston, Reece travels round the kingdom, but if she arrives in Angel's Fist, Wyoming, her vehicle refuses to head from now on. making plans on staying basically till she earns sufficient funds to mend her motor vehicle, Reece takes a role as a cook dinner within the Angel foodstuff Cafe. Then, as she will get to grasp her new boss, her co-workers, and the opposite citizens of the little city, together with Brody, an annoyingly obdurate but mysteriously horny author, she begins to think that for the 1st time in a long time, she could have discovered a spot she may really are looking to name domestic. Reece's hard-won happiness and experience of defense is threatened, even if, whilst she turns into not just the only real witness to a homicide but additionally the subsequent goal of the killer, who's made up our minds to force her loopy. once more, the best-selling, prolific, and perpetually resourceful Roberts deftly imbues a deliciously sophisticated experience of risk right into a chilling and exciting plot, therefore growing yet one more of her many impossible to resist and terrifically gratifying novels of romantic suspense. John Charles
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"'Sheer entertainment' The dad or mum 'A actually nice read' Bella 'You can't bottle want achievement, yet Nora Roberts definitely is familiar with how one can placed it at the page.' ny instances 'A regularly exciting writer.' USA Today"

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About the Author

Nora Roberts is the number-one manhattan Times-bestselling writer of greater than one hundred ninety novels, together with The seek, Black Hills, Tribute, excessive Noon, and lots of extra. She can also be 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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He pointed past the edge of the umbrella at the eaves of the mansion. “If the wind comes too fast from the south, it whistles in the eaves. It can keep you awake nights. ” The explanation should have quieted her nerves, but it did not. That cry seemed too filled with emotion to be made by something inanimate. Suddenly, she remembered things that she should have asked Richard. Why had he been late? Why did Catherine, the waitress, fear him so? What was this curse that Aunt Cora talked about and which he called a “psychiatric problem"?

He was watching her over the rim of his cup as he sipped his coffee. Unexplainably, she remembered that he had opened her suitcases upon placing them in her room. She had still not been able to decide whether or not he had been snooping, whether such a gesture was only meant as a final courtesy. But this very direct gaze of his seemed to pry at her own eyes, to peel back her brain and seek for secrets. She didn't like that at all. �My room is wonderful,” she said. “I'm anxious to explore the grounds and do some riding.

Later that night, Cora came to Jenny's room. She was dressed in a lovely yellow lounging robe which contrasted with her dark beauty and her cultured dignity to make both those qualities even more evident. Jenny secretly hoped that, when she was Cora's age, she would look as feminine and sophisticated as her aunt. If I reach her age, she amended. And immediately, she wondered why she always had to have such negative thoughts. �I'd like to talk to you about Freya,” Cora Brucker said. She sat on the edge of the bed.

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