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Carnal Innocence
Carnal Innocence
Author: Nora Roberts
Nora Roberts, bestselling author of The Reef and Genuine Lies, mixes scorching passion with icy suspense in her classic novel of murder and infatuation in a southern town--now available in hardcover for the first time. — In the small town of Innocence, Mississippi, days are long, nights are fragrant, and secrets are hard to keep. Bu...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780553110944
ISBN-10: 0553110942
Publication Date: 7/6/1999
Pages: 400
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 112 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 4
This book is in my top 10 best books I have ever read. I am not a big Nora Roberts fan I'm sorry to say and I have been upset that I have not liked any of her other books as much as I have loved this one. I want to buy this in hard cover one day so I always have it. I read it at least once a year! Tucker is always waiting for me. lol
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Helpful Score: 3
I thought I knew "who done it" several different times throughout the novel but then had to change my mind. Even though it's an older book of Nora Roberts, it's still a great read.
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Helpful Score: 3
Loved this book! Nora gets the atmosphere in a small southern town exactly right - and of course, the imagery is perfect, as always. I swear, the humidity rose off the page to frizz my hair! (OK, that could've also been because I didn't use any conditioner...) You have a murderer (what else?) on the loose, a concert violinist who settles into her grandmother's old house - partly to get away from her control freak mother; and a son of the local owns-half-the-town, been-there-forever family who is not only supremely hot, but also the number-one suspect (according to the FBI agent brought in from out of town to help solve the murders - and who also just happens to have the hots for our lovely violinist). Of course, it's all wrapped up in a great love story, with a twist at the end. Fabulous!
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Helpful Score: 1
I love Nora Roberts books. Carnal Innocence has a richer story than some of her other romances. An excellent read.
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Helpful Score: 1
Great story. Love story with a murder subplot... or is it the other way around? You get to decide. Well written. Well plotted. Enjoy. I know I did.
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Another great plot and story!
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5 stars
I enjoyed the dialogue with Tucker and Caroline, and the suspense of finding out who was the killer was good. Nora Roberts always has such good dialogue.
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First Nora Roberts book I read. Really got me hooked, and not just because I lived in Mississippi!


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