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Hidden Riches | [Nora Roberts]

Hidden Riches

When Dora Conroy, a Philadelphia antiques dealer, purchases a curious selection of auction items - objects she judges to be humorous novelties, she unknowingly becomes the deadly focus of an international smuggler.
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Publisher's Summary

When Dora Conroy, a Philadelphia antiques dealer, purchases a curious selection of auction items - objects she judges to be humorous novelties - she unknowingly becomes the deadly focus of an international smuggler.

When robberies and death surround her merchandise, Dora seeks help from her intriguing upstairs tenant, former cop Jed Skimmerhorn. They discover a shadowy path leading across the continent to the smuggler, a man who will stop at nothing to recover his hidden riches. Like the treasures he craves, Dora and Jed find they are susceptible to his crushing grasp.

©2004 Nora Roberts; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"[Roberts] delivers the goods with panache and wit. This time out, she skillfully blends a stirring love story with nonstop suspense, effortlessly shifting from melodrama to light comedy." (Publishers Weekly)
"This book is a sure winner for aficionados of contemporary romantic suspense." (Library Journal)

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    Heidi CENTURION, South Africa 08-10-09
    Heidi CENTURION, South Africa 08-10-09
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    "YES YES YES"

    You know they are going to end up together - why else write about it however...

    Very interesting and independant characters, very interesting and insightful read.

    Sandra Burr is also really great.

    Again... couldn't put this book down - finished it in 2 days!

    Thank you for keeping my weekends alive - especially the boring ones.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    10-28-09
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    "Loved it!!"

    I read a lot of Nora Roberts and I find them all good. However, once in a while, one of her books really gets to me. This is one of those. I loved the characters, the storyline and the narrator. Ahhhhh.... Next Nora Roberts book please!!

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 11-09-12
    karen Christchurch, New Zealand 11-09-12 Member Since 2009

    Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books

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    Any additional comments?

    Liked the book and story but not the RECORDING as there is a lot of back ground noise starting about 3/4 the way through the first part of this book. Very distracting and when i asked if there was a better quality recording of the book i got a email back from Audible full of questions to be answered. I can't be bothered going through it all so am disappointed in the support from Audible and Audio quality of the first part of this book. I have never had an Audio problem before, just wanted a better quality recording or perhaps my credit back. :(

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    tina elkton, MD, United States 12-05-09
    tina elkton, MD, United States 12-05-09
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    it takes talent to read as so many different people in one book and the reader does great

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Charissa Townsville, Australia 08-12-10
    Charissa Townsville, Australia 08-12-10 Member Since 2010
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    "Easy Listening"

    I have enjoyed listening to this book....not the best Nora book I have ever read but good strong main characters and alot of effort went into the story setting.

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    Tom Livermore, CA, USA 12-28-08
    Tom Livermore, CA, USA 12-28-08
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    "Another winner..."

    Good easy listening story, has it all, little suspense, little romance. Worth reading.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    susan Worthington Springs, FL, United States 06-19-11
    susan Worthington Springs, FL, United States 06-19-11 Member Since 2011
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    "OUTSTANDING"

    This was a great read!! I began reading and could not put the book down. I could not believe that I read all night finishing the book at daybreak.

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    Donna A Massachusetts 01-29-11
    Donna A Massachusetts 01-29-11 Member Since 2007

    DJA

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    "Typical Roberts - but enjoyed it"

    This is a typical Nora Roberts book .. strong woman meets strong man .. they try to avoid their chemistry but can't, one of them has someone trying to do them in .. happy ending for all.

    I absolutely enjoyed it ??? it made my commuting in and out of Boston much more pleasant it one could say commuting is a pleasant. I always enjoy Sandra Brown???s narriation.

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    Jean Farmington, NM, USA 04-07-09
    Jean Farmington, NM, USA 04-07-09 Member Since 2008
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    "Classic Nora Roberts"

    Great book

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    Kimberly Jacksonville, NC, United States 04-11-14
    Kimberly Jacksonville, NC, United States 04-11-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Not Bad"
    Would you listen to Hidden Riches again? Why?

    It's possible. I liked the story as a whole. I find that I tend to like Nora Roberts older material as opposed to the newer stuff because the newer stuff can be way to graphic for me but this wasn't bad.


    Any additional comments?

    Overall, it was a decent book. Although, may I point out, her dad was a drunk and in the book it was made to look like alcoholics are just jolly. Not the best message to send out. At least Nora was smart and didn't put him behind a wheel or anything. Still, when she mentioned how she never saw her father without a flask but it was ok because he wasn't a mean drunk, that's not a healthy message in my opinion.

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    "Spot on"

    This is certainly one of those cases where narrator and story were made for each other. The different characters and the humour characters you along the tale, until the last word has been spoken.

    Total enjoyment

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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