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Sea Swept: The Chesapeake Bay Saga, Book 1 | [Nora Roberts]

Sea Swept: The Chesapeake Bay Saga, Book 1

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father calls him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changes overnight.
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Publisher's Summary

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father calls him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changes overnight.

After years of independence, Cameron has to learn to live with his brothers again, while he struggles with cooking, cleaning, and caring for a difficult boy. Old rivalries and new resentments flare between Cameron and his brothers, but they try to put aside their differences for Seth's sake.

In the end, a social worker, as tough as she is beautiful, will decide Seth's fate. She has the power to bring the Quinns together - or tear them apart...

©2008 Nora Roberts; (P)2008 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Louise Central Point, OR, United States 12-04-08
    Louise Central Point, OR, United States 12-04-08
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    I've fallen in love with Nora Roberts Triolgy they our great and you can't wait to see what happens next.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    jeprdy somewhere in the middle 01-28-10
    jeprdy somewhere in the middle 01-28-10 Member Since 2009
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    I liked the narrator, loved the storyline & the mystery surrounding the plot. I went out & got the next 3 in the series as soon as I finished this one!

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    Julie Lutherville, MD, United States 02-16-12
    Julie Lutherville, MD, United States 02-16-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Great descriptions of Maryland Eastern Shore"
    What did you love best about Sea Swept?

    The setting and the fit of the story with the Maryland Shore.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Sea Swept?

    When Cal tells Anna that his father's bequest is his brother. Families are based on love not blood necessary.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The scenes between Cal and his father.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    A family that stands together without one common gene.


    Any additional comments?

    Great series.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Heidi CENTURION, South Africa 08-23-09
    Heidi CENTURION, South Africa 08-23-09
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    "Very good read"

    And then it ended. I was still reading and thought the story was still going to wind down and it was all gone! A lovely read, I just wanted it to carry on.

    A lovely story of family (and men) pulling together. Can't wait for the 2nd one.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    teresa FORT WAYNE, IN, United States 02-12-13
    teresa FORT WAYNE, IN, United States 02-12-13 Member Since 2010
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    "captured by the series"
    Would you listen to Sea Swept again? Why?

    This was a great book that drew me into the series... it was enjoyed way too fast!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    The Quinns are an interesting group of people and a clear picture that sometimes famlies are more than those born with your blood.


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    Judy Sarnia, Ontario, Canada 01-03-13
    Judy Sarnia, Ontario, Canada 01-03-13 Member Since 2008
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    "Loved the series!"

    Loved the sense of family loyalty, and how they all gathered to help keep Seth in the family!
    Good family fun, strong determinations, romance, sailing, "you name it", it's there!
    Great narration by David Stuart.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer LOS ANGELES, CA, United States 03-05-12
    Amazon Customer LOS ANGELES, CA, United States 03-05-12 Member Since 2012
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    Would you try another book from Nora Roberts and/or David Stuart?

    Yes, I Would try another book from Nora Roberts and/or David Stuart; they were a good match.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Nora Roberts? Why or why not?

    Yes I would try another book from Nora Roberts. I liked her characters , they had personalities.


    What about David Stuart’s performance did you like?

    David Stauart made each character come to life, male an female


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    II would be first in line.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Candice Los Angeles, CA, United States 08-01-13
    Candice Los Angeles, CA, United States 08-01-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great Story despite the narrators bad habits!"

    I love Nora Roberts and her characters. This story is another great one with interesting backstories and touching relationships. I'm a little picky when it comes to narrators and this one I found difficult to listen to base solely on his habit to clunk his teeth! If you can get passed the occasional irritating sound of the narrator loudly closing his mouth then it's a great listen!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Joan saskatoon, sk, Canada 08-24-12
    Joan saskatoon, sk, Canada 08-24-12 Member Since 2010
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    "Too Much Drama"

    I would have enjoyed this book more if the main characters were not portrayed as people who feel the need to do dramatic things such as throw dishes at each other. Nora Roberts seems to be confused about how to portray someone as a fully living human unless they get stupid and act in ways that I would not let my kids act in! She also seems to think they need to get violent with each other to prove their love. I am not buying it! It is a shame because I liked the basic story line if it could have had less drama.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Carol D. Florida 05-26-13
    Carol D. Florida 05-26-13 Member Since 2007

    Audible is my "can't live without". I enjoy the other readers recommendations. Keep them coming!

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    "Boring and predictable. Save your credit."

    Disappointing overall. Story was hard to believe. Characters uninteresting and unlikable overall. Not up to other Nora Roberts books.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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