Meg Galloway, born and raised in Lunacy, is used to being alone. She was a young girl when her father disappeared, and she has learned to be independent, flying her small plane, living on the outskirts of town with just her huskies for company. After her New Year's kiss with the chief of police, she allows herself to give in to passion - while remaining determined to keep things as simple as possible. But there's something about Nate's sad eyes that gets under her skin and warms her frozen heart.
And now, things in Lunacy are heating up. Years ago, on one of the majestic mountains shadowing the town, a crime occurred that is unsolved to this day - and Nate suspects that a killer still walks the snowy streets. His investigation will unearth the secrets and suspicions that lurk beneath the placid surface, as well as bring out the big-city survival instincts that made him a cop in the first place. And his discovery will threaten the new life - and the new love - that he has finally found for himself.
©2004 Nora Roberts; (P)2004 Brilliance Audio
"[A] richly textured novel that captures the intimacy of smalltown police work, the prickliness of the pioneer spirit and the paradox of a setting at once intimate and expansive." (Publishers Weekly)
"Roberts's latest hit novel could not be performed better." (AudioFile)
I enjoyed the story, it was down to earth and believeable. The ending was predictible 3/4 of the way through, but the path to the conclusion was unexpected. I recommend this book if your looking for an easy, yet enjoyable listen.
Old Broad with Keyboard
Just another wounded man who runs as fast & as far away from his problems as he can instead of dealing with them. This one certainly doesn't make the top ten. But, there's something about this one that just made me want to go on listening. Was it Alaska? Was it the women he attracts? Or the trouble?
I'm not sure. I guess it all comes down to WHY the crime was committed. I know WHO but I want to know why.
The Narrator does a good job.
If there was a second book, I might buy it too.
I think the story glossed over the hard life in Alaska in the winter somewhat but it was an easy book to listen to. Lots of possibilities for the 'bad person' so it keeps you guessing. A bit sappy perhaps for the budding relationship but I would listen to it again.
It's in the top 5.
Nate. One of Nora's best heroes--flawed and heroic.
I like that he didn't try too hard to achieve the female voices. It was enough to differentiate them from the men with a slightly softer intonation. I've had other romance novels read by men ruined by this.
Absolutely. If not for sleeping and Thanksgiving, I would have!
Interesting story line, set in a unique environment in Alaska with its own unique culture and lifestyle. I personally enjoy learning about different people groups in a novel/fiction setting.
The story line kept you guessing throughout as to the villian.
Liked Charlene's character. She was a strong character strong in her own way yet very vulnerable as well.
His voice was not obvious but allowed one to easily enter into the story.
All of the above.
Say something about yourself!
Was worth finishing the book, but had it figured out after the 1st hour of listening.
Narrator did okay, but some of the female voices were a bit grating on the nerves
Yes, I suppose it was worth the listen, but didn't compare to Montana Sky or The Witness.
Probably not one I will listen to again.
I definitely rate this as one of my favourite Nora Roberts books. The story was different and very captivating. The narrator was very good and the story brilliant! I would highly recommend this book!
The reader was just grating. It made it impossible for me to get into the book, having always been distracted by the performance.
Yes I will always try their books
When the female caracter got her Engagement Ring .
Along with many more .
I liked them all .
No character. as they all make the storey .
Keep on producing your books , please .
spectacular, amazing, unforgettable
The Baltemore Cop that could not get over his partners death
Love his voice, listen to him all night long
Always, and many more times than I can count.
One of my very favorites of her novels. It seems to be so different from all the other stories. I love the fact that it is in Alaska, even though the sun shines all winter. I have most of all of her books and this is my favorite of them all.
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