When Ms. Roberts first wrote Brazen Virtue and its prequel Sacred Sins in the late 80’s, she was getting in on the ground floor of a new. Title: Brazen Virtue (Sacred Sins) Author(s): Nora Roberts ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Random House Large Print. When a superstar mystery writer visits her sister to unwind from a grueling book tour, she finds herself tracking a real-life killer who has already shattered her life .

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Perhaps if a study were made, she could even be credited with starting the trend. He’s determined to keep Grace out of harm’s way, but it’s too late. You pretty much know who the killer is from the beginning and the ending is kind of anti-climactic.

I read this for Romance Book Bingo: Grace was soon to learn the answer when she returned home one night to a horrifying scene that might have come from one of her own novels. I can only imagine that when the book was originally released, it was probably a very taut, tense, and timely suspense novel, but now, over two decades of wars, politics, natural disasters, heinous crimes, and acts of terrorism, technological advances, and an entertainment industry overflowing with every single sharp-eyed observation of man’s inhumanity to man has stripped this book of its sophistication and polish, leaving it feeling too tame and plodding to feel at all current The serial rapist was lame as anything.

They are instantly interested in each other and are on a date when Grace’s sister is raped and murdered.

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Kathleen is going through a contentious divorce and is working as phone sex operator during her nights when she is not teaching by days. Though their relationship vritue accelerated by the needs of a book that has both mystery and romance, it seems very real. Sep 09, Sacha rated it liked it. We are experiencing technical difficulties.


Kathy was supplementing her income by offering phone sex via Fantasy, Inc, and that is how her killer found her Sep 11, Colleen rated it liked it Shelves: Grace is a I see shades, I see shadows, not quite brazsn, but hints of what an awesome suspense writer Nora Roberts could have been. Random House Publishing Group Imprint: Read it Forward Read it first.

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While visiting she meets Detective Ed Jackson, and they are just beginning their relationship when Kathleen is killed.

He’s smart and has backbone onra he doesn’t throw his brawn around and thump his chest. We appreciate your feedback.

The two leads had no real chemistry and I was more happy to see the return of Tess and Ben then to spend anytime with the new heroine and hero. Estou entre o 4 e o 4, Kathleen has become the perfect woman to him, and he wants a relationship with her. Nora Roberts’ Sign of Seven Trilogy.

Not what I was expecting. But what can protect her from a brilliant madman whose lust for murder stops at nothing. This is a re-read for me as I had read this and book 1 Sacred Sins in this series years ago.

Brazen Virtue (D.C. Detectives, book 2) by Nora Roberts

Subjects Fiction Romance Suspense. Grace is a best selling mystery author who has come to visit her sister in Washington DC to decompress from the book tour for her latest bestseller. It was weird and dancing towards creepy.

I don’t know if it was Ed’s insta-love that brazeb me off, or the fact that Grace takes a phone call while at Ed’s and talks to his mom off screen about everyone in his family.

When Ed and Grace finally sleep together, Ed asks Grace to marry him, and she agrees to think about it.


Detailed Review Summary of Brazen Virtue by Nora Roberts

Robb books I read a few years ago. At one point I was all why are we spending time on them talking about dry-wall? Realizing she was an author whose books he favored only made him want to meet her more. The case revolves around women who are doing “phone sex calls” with supposed virtur. I wasn’t sold orberts the timing or alleged romantic intensity between Ed and Grace – most of that was because I didn’t find Ed’s character to be to my taste.

Nora Roberts Author Nora Roberts, one of today’s most successful and best-loved novelists, is the author of Night Shield, Heart of the Sea, and a host of other bestsellers.

Dec 08, Pages Buy. In this series Book 1. About Brazen Virtue When a superstar mystery writer visits her sister to unwind from a grueling book tour, she finds herself tracking a real-life killer who has already shattered her life.

From the moment Ed saw Grace leaning out the window of his neighbor’s house, he was captivated by her. She lives in Maryland. I wish we spent more time with them. The title should be at least 4 characters long. The storyline is not as strong as Sacred Sins. Nora chose another path, but the seeds of really great suspense are here. I wasn’t attracted to the hero, and I had no desire to be roberhs heroine. Buy from our partners. E a irmandade do Ed e do Ben? From the Hardcover edition.

Instead she creates a daring trap to lure the killer to her.