J.D. Robb vs Nora Roberts

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Re: J.D. Robb vs Nora Roberts

Post by anwidmer » 22 Jun 2018, 08:56

It the in death series is amazing im more a fan of the type of romance she wrote in those then am in in the romance she writes under her own name. Romance novels can all tend to become the same thing over and over just written slightly different in my opinion. That is what keeps me from reading them.

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Post by anwidmer » 22 Jun 2018, 08:57

I will say though of all the romance novels there are to choose from i would read Nora Roberts any day over any other. She truly is a skilled writer to say the least.

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Post by Natasha Ross » 11 Jul 2018, 01:43

Hands down her "In Death" series is my all time favorite! Her husband is amazing and if this was my future I'd be game! She gives a good spin on honest hard working cops and the crap they put up with but also gives you that mind set of our possible advancements in the future, which I'm looking forward to being able to vacation off world lol!! :D

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Post by TaaraLynn » 11 Jul 2018, 13:37

I have yet to read J.D. Robb, it's been on my to-do! Still looking forward to it, though. I will get there.
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Post by kfwilson6 » 12 Jul 2018, 11:27

I read about 7 of the J.D. Robb and got burnt out. They all started to run together. Been Reading NR since I was like 12. I love her romance that involves paranormal elements. The Key trilogy is my absolute favorite!!! I read every Nora book that comes out.

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Post by anwidmer » 12 Jul 2018, 17:43

TaaraLynn wrote:
11 Jul 2018, 13:37
I have yet to read J.D. Robb, it's been on my to-do! Still looking forward to it, though. I will get there.
Oh girl you are missing out!! Are you more romance or crime novels?

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Post by anwidmer » 12 Jul 2018, 17:44

kfwilson6 wrote:
12 Jul 2018, 11:27
I read about 7 of the J.D. Robb and got burnt out. They all started to run together. Been Reading NR since I was like 12. I love her romance that involves paranormal elements. The Key trilogy is my absolute favorite!!! I read every Nora book that comes out.
Oh my gosh! I forgot about the key trilogy YES was awesome! Like i said THAT type of romance novel im down for

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Post by AngharadB » 20 Aug 2018, 14:26

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13 Jan 2018, 06:26
I read both but as Nora Roberts I do find them a bit more formulaic. These are for fun light reading that I'll probably wait for the library for. As for J.D. Robb I love that the characters build throughout the series and that you see even the "peripheral" characters grow and develop. I also enjoy the base relationship between Eve and Rourke and the fact that it's not just the one off "happily ever after" but that they experience real relationship struggles and differing view points. These one are a must buy and read immediately :)
I came here to say this about the characters in the In Death series. My step daughters often laugh because when they see me with a book it is often an 'In Death' one and they always say 'how cheerful!'. I do enjoy them but feel the last couple have been less good. I'm waiting to see if Eve and Roarke have children!

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Post by Cher432 » 25 Aug 2018, 19:53

Its quite strange to me how I devour J.D Robb books but I can never finish Nora Roberts ones. I have seriously contemplated in the past whether the author is one person.

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Post by robinep429 » 28 Aug 2018, 07:08

I love reading her books under both names but I don't read the romance books .

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Post by Braunsucre » 04 Sep 2018, 10:15

I'm yet to read her J. D Robb books but I've read several Nora Roberts and I love them.

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Post by Cotwani » 19 Sep 2018, 03:36

Good question. I ironically find I absolutely love the R.D Robb novels, in spite of Eve's prickly abrasive nature. I do not enjoy Nora Roberts' books, even though the language is not rough. Maybe its because I enjoy solving crimes? But, Nora Roberts' plots also have mysteries, and I sometimes enjoy reading romance books by other authors, never Nora Roberts. Quite a mystery!

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