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Nora Roberts is not merely the romance novel genre's best-loved author — she is a publishing phenomenon. Roberts has over 200 works in print, from novellas written during her category romance days (beginning with Irish Thoroughbred in the 1980s) to mainstream mystery/romance novels (High Noon, Blue Smoke, Black Hills) to lighthearted pure romance (the Brides quartet) to a Twenty Minutes Into the Future straight-up mystery series (...InDeath, writing as J.D. Robb).

Her name has become synonymous with romance at its finest, and most women have at least heard about her.

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Selected Bibliography:

Series and Trilogies

  • “Dream” Trilogy
  • “Born In” Trilogy
  • “Gallaghers of Ardmore” Trilogy
  • “In the Garden” Trilogy
  • In Death” Series
  • “Inn Boonsboro” Trilogy
  • “Key” Trilogy
  • “Macgregors” Series
  • “Sign of Seven” Trilogy
  • “The Bride” Quartet
  • “The Circle” Trilogy
  • “Three Sisters Island” Trilogy
  • ”Cordina” Series
  • ”Davidov” Series
  • ”Donovans” Series
  • ”Great Chefs” Series
  • ”Irish Hearts” Trilogy
  • ”Loving Jack” Trilogy
  • ”Night Tales” Series
  • ”O'Hurleys” Series
  • ”SS/BV” Series
  • ”Stars of Mithra” Series
  • ”The Calhouns” Series
  • ”The Mackade Brothers” Series
  • ”The Stanislaskis” Series
  • The Chesapeake Bay Saga

Stand Alones

  • ”A Little Fate “
  • ”A Little Magic”
  • ”Angels Fall “
  • ”Birthright “
  • ”Black Hills “
  • ”Blue Smoke”
  • ”Carnal Innocence”
  • ”Carolina Moon “
  • ”Chasing Fire “
  • ”Divine Evil “
  • ”First Impressions”
  • ”Gabriel's Angel “
  • ”Genuine Lies “
  • ”Hidden Riches”
  • ”High Noon “
  • ”Homeport “
  • ”Honest Illusions”
  • ”Hot Ice “
  • ”Midnight Bayou “
  • ”Montana Sky “
  • ”Night Tales “
  • ”Northern Lights”
  • ”Private Scandals “
  • ”Public Secrets “
  • ”Rebellion”
  • ”Remember When”
  • ”River's End “
  • ”Sanctuary “
  • ”Spellbound”
  • ”Sullivan's Woman “
  • ”Sweet Revenge”
  • ”The Reef “
  • ”The Search”
  • ”The Villa “
  • ”The Witness “
  • ”Three Fates”
  • ”Tribute “
  • ”True Betrayals”

Tropes commonly found in her works:

  • Dark and Troubled Past
  • Freudian Trio: The heroines of her trilogies frequently form one in the persons of a sweet, motherly woman as Ego, a tough and tomboyish woman as Superego, and a fiery, glamorous woman as Id. Examples include former model Margo (Id), CPA Kate (Superego), and mother of two Laura (Ego) in the Dream trilogy, and Nell (Ego), Ripley (Superego), and Mia (Id) in the Three Sisters Island trilogy, among others.
  • Idiosyncratic Episode Naming: Between 1987 and 1995 Roberts released a string of novels (unconnected except by genre) with titles like Sacred Sins, Honest Illusions, and Public Secrets.
  • Time Travel
  • Urban Fantasy