Heaven and Earth (Three Sisters Island, Bk 2)
Heaven and Earth - Three Sisters Island, Bk 2 Author:Nora Roberts Ripley Todd just wants to live a quiet, peaceful kind of life. Her job as a sheriff's deputy keeps her busy and happy, and she has no trouble finding men when she wants them -- which, lately, isn't all that often. She's perfectly content, except for one thing: she has special powers that both frighten and confuse her -- and though sh... more »e tries hard to hide them, she can't get them under control...
Distraction soon arrives in the handsome form of MacAllister Booke -- a researcher who's come to investigate the rumors of witchcraft that haunt Three Sisters Island. Right from the start, he knows there's something extraordinary about Ripley Todd. It's not just her blazing green eyes and her sultry smile. There's something else. Something he can detect, but she'll never admit. Fascinated by her struggle with her amazing abilities, he becomes determined to help her accept who she is -- and find the courage to open her heart.
But before Ripley and Mac can dream of what lies in the future, they must confront the pain of the past. For Three Sisters shelters centuries of secrets -- and a legacy of danger that plagues them still...« less
This book centers on Ripley Todd, the sheriff's deputy on Three Sisters Island, who is also a witch decended from the women who created the island as a safe haven during the Salem Witch Trials. Ripley must learn to accept the power she has inside, and figure out what to do about Dr. MacAllister Booke, a paranormal researcher who is investigating the legend of the Three Sisters and their modern ancestors.
I couldn't pick up this one fast enough after reading the first book of the series "Dance on Air." I had really high expectations, and they weren't disappointed. Just as good as the first book. Suspense, romance, and a little magic, all in one well-written package.
In this second book of the Three Sisters Island trilogy Deputy Todd learns to accept herself and her gift which I believe relates to most folks throughout their lives, fantastic fiction not withstanding. Reading 'between the lines' can be enlightening.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts has enchanted millions of readers with her moving, intimate tales of friendships made and hearts lost, of legends, lovers and longing. Now, in this second book of her bewitching Three Sisters Island trilogy, she returns to the haunting shores of New England--and to the lives of three passionate, powerful women.