nora roberts

February 19, 2011

Saturday Smackdown: Beckett versus Dallas

Literary cops are an enticing breed! Two years ago when Castle debuted, I took one look at the then very shorthaired Stana Katic (actress who portrays Kate Beckett on Castle) and thought Eve Dallas! She was long-legged, rangy, tough and didn’t put up with bull. Like Eve, she had tragedy in her background, being a cop is ingrained into the fabric of her identity and she doesn’t have a lot of patience for fools. The cops that surround them are very much apart of the story as the cases they solve. Castle Of course, Beckett has Castle and Eve has […]
October 28, 2009

Brown Paper Packages, Tied Up with String

Bookstores. New books. Amazon packages on my door step. These are just a few of my favorite things. As November is rounding the bend and the holiday swing will begin to dance its jig, I get to be excited about new books from several of my favorite authors, but I must confess to a certain wicked delight I take when I know a new In Death book is waiting in the wings. Next Tuesday, on November 3rd, J.D. Robb’s 30th In Death is released featuring homicide lieutenant Eve Dallas, her mega-billionaire husband Roarke and their entire cast of characters. Nora […]
July 1, 2009

Passionate in Death

Today’s passionate love story routine is going on an odyssey of sorts. We’re going right to the book shelves to an author you might have heard of: J.D. Robb and her in Death series. I count this series among my all time favorites for the pacing, the plotting, the scenes and the characters. Oh, the characters, the wonderful, vibrant characters who leap off the page and into our hearts. In November, J.D. Robb or as she is known to the rest of the world Nora Roberts, will release her 30th ‘in Death’ book. What makes in Death stand out so […]