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Sea Swept (Chesapeake Bay)
Sea Swept - Chesapeake Bay
Author: Nora Roberts, David Stuart
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ISBN-13: 9781567407563
ISBN-10: 1567407560
Publication Date: 1/1/1998
Edition: Cassette
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Nova Audio Books
Book Type: Audio Cassette
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Helpful Score: 5
I happened to read the 4th book in the Chesapeake Bay series, Chesapeake Blue first. I enjoyed the characters and the theme of these books so much that I continued to read the rest of the series. Sea Swept focuses on the oldest of four adopted brother, Cameron Quinn. The themes prevalant in this series are commitment, perseverance, compromise, and unconditional love. Enjoyed the setting for the stories -- a small, quiet town along the shore.
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Reading Nora Roberts is great, romantic escapism. This series was especially fun because the lead characters are men. They are well written and an enjoyable change from her usual female leads.
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If you haven't read the Chesapeake Bay series yet, I highly recommend it. Books are about 3 brothers (each book focuses on one brother) and their father dies. The father had just adopted a son, Seth, and now it is up to them to raise the son. There are romances but they also go through all the trials of being single parents (especially single fathers). I read one after the other and couldn't put them down! By the way, there is a 4th book about Seth when he is grown up.
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This first in the seris of 4 introduces you to the Quinn family built on love, tradition, and honor. The story of 4 boys/men brought together by an extraordinary couple who bond and become family.
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Nora Roberts writes in a smoothly flowing way. This book is the 1st in the Chesapeake Bay series and wow, what a start. Excellent! Love, sex, family, this book has it all. If you know her writing, don't miss this one. If you have never tried Nora Roberts, this is a great way to start. You will zip thru this book, and be pacing the floors waiting for the next in the series.
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First in a brilliant trilogy about three unloved boys who become brothers and the women they love.
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Lives & loves of three brothers. First in trilogy.
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Loved it
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I am anxious to read the next book in this series!
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The Brothers Quinn are typical brothers, fighting, teasing, but they would protect each other to the death. The each find love in their own story. All four books are wonderful.
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In her new trilogy, Nora Roberts writes from a mostly male perspective. The Quinn brothers, Cameron, Ethan and Philip, are legendary in their small coastal Maryland town. With no blood ties between them, they are bound by the love, respect and acceptance their adoptive parents Ray and Stella bequeathed them. When Ray is fatally injured, the brothers return to be at his side. Ray tells them they must open their hearts one more time, for he has taken in one last lost boy, Seth.

Jet-setting, speed-loving Cameron knows nothing about raising troubled 10-year-olds, but it's his job to set up a respectable home life for the four brothers. Anna Spinelli, Seth's caseworker, has her doubts about the Quinns adopting Seth, and she is also worried about the fireworks between Cameron and herself.

When rumors regarding Seth's parentage and Ray's alleged suicide circulate, the brothers band together to fight for their father's reputation and their young brother's life.

This new series promises to be extremely rewarding. Plot threads begun in this novel will unravel throughout the trilogy. The turbulent Quinns are one family you won't want to miss.
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Nora spins a great story around family - this time a family of men who come together thru an amazing couple with love enough for 3 boys in need of a family.
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Sea Swept tells the tale of three brothers--all former juvenile delinquents adopted by Raymond Quinn and his wife, Stella. Cameron, Ethan, and Philip are as different as can be, but they are bound by their love and respect for their adoptive father, who has recently passed away. On his deathbed he asks his sons to look after their most recent brother, 10-year-old Seth, who--if the rumors are to believed--just may be Ray's biological son. Of course, the brothers don't know anything about caring for the young boy, and if social worker Anna Spinelli has anything to say about it, they won't. However, the sparks that fly over the fate of Seth are nothing compared to the romantic sparks that fly between Anna and Cameron. Nora Roberts once again proves why she is the premiere author of 1990s contemporary romance. Her stories have universal appeal, and Sea Swept is no exception.
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Exciting, romantic, great fun.
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You must read the entire 4 book saga! This is book one.You fall in love with this family. Cam is the dreamy, suntanned boat racer that comes home for his family, and gets more than he bargained for.
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I really enjoyed this; I don't normally read romances, but this was engrossing and romantic.
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THIS BOOK IS ONE I A SERIES AND IT VERY GOOD
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excellent romance reading.
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wonderful book. If you like Nora Roberts, this will not dissapoint you
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Three young men raised as brothers on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay struggle with life, love, and family. As children, a kind family took them in. The first in the Quinn Brother's saga
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A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father called him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life is changed overnight...
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Classic Nora Roberts - won't disappoint!
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A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world, spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father called him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changed overnight. After years of independence, Cameron has learned to live with his brothers again, while he struggled with cooking, cleaning and caring for a difficult boy. Old rivalries and new resentments flare between Cameron and his brothers, but they tried to put aside their differences for Seth's sake. In the end, a social worker would decide Seth's fate, and as tough as she was beautiful, she had the power to bring the Quinns together - or tear them apart.
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great love story
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1st novel in a trilogy about 3 boys who were adopted by one couple in adifficult period in each of their lives....
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This is the first book in the tale of three Quinn brothers. I loved every written page.
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This the first book of another of Robert's trilogy. Good reading. About the Quinn brothers, their family life and of course love comes later.
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#1 in the Quinn Brothers trilogy.

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying fahter called him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life is changed over night...
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First in the trilogy of the lives and loves of three brothers on the windswept shores of the Chesepeake Bay. Excellent book
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This the first book in the series about Ray Quinn's boys who are now men. They join forces after their father is killed in a one car accident. This a must for Nora Roberts fans. There are three books in this series and concludes with the 4 th book Chesapeake Blue.
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Nora Roberts writes a good series with the Quinn Boys. This is second or third time I have read this one.
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Good read!
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I have never read a Roberts book I did not like.
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I enjoyed this book very much. Roberts grabs from the very beginning and keeps you reading until the end.
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This Trigology of four brothers and how they deal with each other is very good reading. Nora Roberts is one of the best at giving attention to details. She makes you part of the story. Loved it.
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Good book. Enjoyed the series.
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Cameron Quinn was a troubled boy who grew into a reckless playboy who races boats for a living. He meets his match in his foster brother Seth and Anna, the social worker. This is a rolicking good time and a fabulous start to the Quinn Brothers series.

Nora Roberts is a terrific author who writes the hell outta a romance novel. She makes the men shine and the women real. I've never read a NR book that I haven't loved.
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the last in the trilogy of the quinn brothers
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Great read......
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This was a very good read,Nora Roberts is awesome!
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Sea Swept tells the tale of three brothers--all former juvenile delinquents adopted by Raymond Quinn and his wife, Stella. Cameron, Ethan, and Philip are as different as can be, but they are bound by their love and respect for their adoptive father, who has recently passed away. On his deathbed he asks his sons to look after their most recent brother, 10-year-old Seth, who--if the rumors are to believed--just may be Ray's biological son. Of course, the brothers don't know anything about caring for the young boy, and if social worker Anna Spinelli has anything to say about it, they won't. However, the sparks that fly over the fate of Seth are nothing compared to the romantic sparks that fly between Anna and Cameron. Nora Roberts once again proves why she is the premiere author of 1990s contemporary romance.
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The first book in another Nora Robert's Trilogy. Introduces the Quinn brothers and Seth.
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First novel in a trilogy of three young men who were raised as brothers. They return to their family home on the Maryland shore to honor their father's last request.
This is the story of Cameron Quinn who returns to care for a troubled young boy, Seth.
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$ book series, about the uinn brothers, she writes as weel about men and boys as she does girls and women
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loved it!
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A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn, traveled the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father called him home to care for a troubled young boy, his life changed overnight. Cameron had to learn to live with his brothers again, while struggling with cooking, cleaning, and caring for a difficult boy. Old rivalries and new resentment flare.
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1st in a trilogy. Very good book
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Not bad...difficult for me to get into, but nice once I did. :)
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Another awesome book by Nora Roberts. Can't wait to get my hands on the next in the series!
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A nice little romance novel. Nora Roberts is always enjoyable.
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This series about the Quinn brothers is the best I have read in a long time. So much family love and support, but also makes you laugh. Wonderful saga.
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Nora Roberts does it again as always. A great story of how families who aren't always connected by blood alone!
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Years ago, Raymond & Stella Quinn adopted three juvenile delinquents, Cameron, Ethan and Philip, and raised them as their own. On his deathbed, Raymond makes his sons promise to look after their most recent brother, 10-year-old Seth. Of course, the guys know nothing about caring for a young boy. When Social Worker, Anna Spinelli, takes over Seth's case, the brothers move into their father's house and decide to go into the boat building business together. Anna is very straight forward and does not mix business with pleasure. But soon the sparks are flying and she cannot deny her attraction to Cameron.

Great start to Nora Roberts' Chesapeake Bay series. I couldn't put the book down. There is an overall arch to the series about the rumor that Seth may actually be Raymond's biological son, and the fact that he paid Seth's mother to step out of the picture. It makes me want to dive right into the next book. My rating: 5 Stars.
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The first of a multi-book series of the Quinn brothers. All adopted at difficult parts of their lives, they becam brothers of the heart, if not of blood. This is the story of the oldest, Cameron.
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Always enjoy Roberts and this is a good one. The first in a trilogy about the Quinn family.
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THIS TRILOGY IS WONDERFUL!!!
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THIS BOOK HAS ALL THE MAKINGS OF A GREAT TALE! FOR A YOUNG MAN BENT ON A FINE FUTURE! HAVING TO LET IT ALL GO FOR FAMILY INTEREST IS A DECISION HE HAS NO CHOICE BUT TO MAKE! WE HAVE ALL BEEN THERE! AND SOME DECISIONS ARE NEVER EASY TO MAKE. LIFE THROWS YOU SOME TOUGH CALLS.
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Sibling trilogies are fast becoming Nora Roberts's forte. Sea Swept tells the tale of three brothers--all former juvenile delinquents adopted by Raymond Quinn and his wife, Stella. Cameron, Ethan, and Philip are as different as can be, but they are bound by their love and respect for their adoptive father, who has recently passed away. On his deathbed he asks his sons to look after their most recent brother, 10-year-old Seth, who--if the rumors are to believed--just may be Ray's biological son. Of course, the brothers don't know anything about caring for the young boy, and if social worker Anna Spinelli has anything to say about it, they won't. However, the sparks that fly over the fate of Seth are nothing compared to the romantic sparks that fly between Anna and Cameron. Nora Roberts once again proves why she is the premiere author of 1990s contemporary romance. Her stories have universal appeal, and Sea Swept is no exception.
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vintage Roberts...lot's of steamy sex scenes, good character development. This is 1st in series..little twist is the ghost of the Dad comes to visit now and then!
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The first novel in a stunning new trilogy of three young men bound by the love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brothers.
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This is part of the Chesapeake Bay trilogy.
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Excellent story line, can't wait to read the next one!
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I loved this book and the series. Nora takes you on a trip through the lives of brothers and their attempt to get questions answered and to find their way.
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Another Nora Roberts winner. First in a trilogy about 3 boys adopted by the same family who become men any woman would love to meet.
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- A great beginning to the lives of the Quinn Brothers. This book introduces you to the Quinns starting with Cameron and Anna Spinelli, and if you start on this one, then you'll be hooked to go on reading about Ethan, Phillip and Seth. It's one of Nora's greatest works, and if you've never read her books, then this is a good series to get started on.
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Cameron Quinn is in Monte Carlo celebrating his latest win after his last boat race, when his brother's fax finally reaches him. He races back home in time to see his father die, and make a death bed promise that will change his whole life.
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I highly recommend the Chesapeake Bay Saga. I enjoyed all four equally.
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Excellent book!!! First of the trilogy and am looking forward to reading the other two. Nora Roberts is a great author.
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Each of these four books could stand alone but they were an easy read and ran along quickly enough to keep you interested
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Three young men raised as brothers on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay struggle with life, love, and family. As children, a kind family took them in. Now they are grown.
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New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents the first novel in a stunning new trilogy of three young men bound by the love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brother's. Now grown and living on their own, the Quinn brothers must return to the family home on the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request...

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

After years of independence, Cameron had to learn to live with his brothers again, while he struggled with cooking, cleaning, and caring for a difficult boy. Old rivalries and new resentments flared between Cameron and his brothers, but they tried to put aside their differences for Seth's sake. In the end a social worker would decide Seth's fate, and as tough as she was beautiful, she had the power to bring the Quinns together--or tear them apart....
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didnt put it down once till finished
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This was my first time reading Nora Roberts. I loved it!
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I loved the Chesapeake Bay series
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#1 book of trilogy! Great Read!
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The first novel in a stunning new trilogy of three young men bound by love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brothers. Now grown and living on their own, the Quinn brothers must return to the family home of the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request...

A champion boat racer, Cameron Quinn traveld the world spending his winnings on champagne and women. But when his dying father called him home to care for Seth, a troubled young boy not unlike Cameron once was, his life changed overnight...
After years of independence, Cameron had to learn to live with his brothers again, while he struggled with cooking, cleaning, and caring for a difficult boy. Old rivalries and new resentments flared between Cameron and his brothers, but they tried to put aside their differences for Seth's sake. In the end, a social worker would decide Seth's fate, and as tough as she was beautiful, she had the power to bring the Quinns together-or tear them apart.

This series of books are about three boys who came from troubled homes and were taken in by the Quinns. Both the mother and the father have died and now they are responsible for a fourth boy that was taken in just before the father died. Reading about the abuse of these boys before they were taken in is really touching to see where they go with their lives. Really have enjoyed reading this series.

There is a fourth book that continues on with the forth brother the book is "Cheasapeke Bay." Need to read that book also to get the full story.
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First book in the series. Great book. Fell in love with whole family and could not wait to read the rest of the series.
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The first book in her trilogy about the Quinn Brothers
Book Two: Rising Tides
Book Three: Inner Harbor
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Fun and sexy character, that Cameron Quinn.
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excellent
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The Lives and Loves of Three Brothers on the Cesapeake Bay.
This is the first novel in a stunning new trilogy of three young men bound by the love of the extraordinary couple who took them in and raised them as brothers.
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 b oy 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...
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Nora Roberts begins a trilogy about disparate brothers bound by ties of loyalty. On his deathbed, widowed Joseph Quinn exacts a promise from his three grown sons to care for the youngest, for whom he has recently begun adoption proceedings. Reader David Stuart carries us deftly through the lives of all the Quinns and their determined social worker. Stuart clearly conveys the character and lifestyle differences among the brothers. The few peripheral personalities in the story appear in exaggerated tones of Little Italy, Brooklyn and the Deep South.
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Not into this book any more. Did not read.
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Nora Roberts...........Book One in the Chesapeake Bay Saga.....Great book.