Book Reviews of Sanctuary

Sanctuary
Sanctuary
Author: Nora Roberts
PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780515122732
ISBN-10: 0515122734
Publication Date: 5/1/1998
Pages: 516
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 420 ratings
Publisher: Jove Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
I'm not used to having Nora Roberts have me on the edge of my seat, but it certainly happended this time. This is very edgy for her but very much the top of her game, like the reviewers say. I really enjoyed it.
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Helpful Score: 2
This book was so boring.I figured out the "mystery" mid way through the book. Very predictable and there wasn't a sufficient enough ending for me no closure. It was like here is the bad guy the end.Boring.
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Helpful Score: 1
*Loved* this book! I am a voracious reader - of various genres and authors. So, when I can remember the specific details about a Nora Roberts' book that I read years ago, that tells me it was obviously something good. This one has great characters, a great setting & a juicy mystery that keeps you on the edge of your seat and ignoring the television, the kids, the burning supper, etc., etc. Enjoy!!
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I loved this book, truly, another great Nora Roberts classic, this is a seductive and suspensful novel of dangerous liasions and family betrayals.
Dynamic characters...
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ANOTHER ONE OF NORA ROBERTS MUST READ THIS IS ALSO ONE OF THE BOOKS THAT HAS BEEN MADE INTO A MOVIE.. AND THE MOVIE WAS GREAT ALSO
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Good. Well written. Suspensful.
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wonderful story suspenseful keeps you guessing
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Really like her writings. Very good read!
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Hey! What more can be said than this a typical Nora Roberts masterpiece. Good reading
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Nora Roberts does it again. Fresh and fast paced. A brilliant work that will enhance the reputation of romantic suspence top gun.
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A really good read,another GREAT one for Nora Roberts.
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago. She'd spent her loneliest years there, after the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother. Yet the sprawling resort off the Georgia coast continues to haunt her dreams. And now, even more haunting are the pictures someone is sending her: strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all-a photo of her mother...naked, beautiful, and dead. Now Jo must return to the island, and to her bitterly extranged family-and, with the help of one man, learn the truth about the tragic past. But Sanctuary may be the most dangerouse place of all.
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago. Now JO must return to the island, and to her bitterly estranged family and learn the truth about her tragic past. "one you won't want to lay down"
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This is a seductive and suspenseful novel of dangerous liaisons and family betrayals...
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Keeps you guessing...
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thriller in a romantic vein
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Wonderful book with great story line, Nora Roberts is an excellent storyteller.
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such a great book.....I laughed, I cried, I was sad too see it end.
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I liked this book a lot! I just love Nora Roberts ability to tell a story with such descriptive power! It is a wonderful read that pulls you in with it's suspense!
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suspense and romance are both plentiful
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Great book!
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The second Nora Roberts book that I read a year or so ago. Very good!
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The Hathaway siblings were torn apart by the desertion of their mother, and then neglected by their father while he grieved for twenty years. All have determined never to let someone else they love hurt them again. So, they depend only themselves, stand alone, and never let anyone close. Not even family. But Jo Ellen is having dreams of her mother, and when someone sends her pictures of herself taken without her knowledge, and includes a shot of her mother posed dead, she has a breakdown. She decides to return home to Sanctuary to get as far away from the stalker as possible. But, the stalker has chased her right where he wants her. Good story line.
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Seduction and suspense. A great story!
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great setting, pretty typical Nora Roberts:)
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago. She'd spent her loneliest years there, after the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother. Yet the sprawling resort off the Georgia coast continues to haunt her dreams. And now, even more haunting are the pictures someone is sending her: strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all -- a photo of her m other...naked, beatiful and dead. Now Joe must return to the island, and to her bitterly estranged family -- and, with the help of one man, learn the truth about the tragic past. But Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all...
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Book is ok, but not one of my favorite from Nora. Took me a while to get into, but then held my interest.
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Another great Nora Roberts book. Love and mystery
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Jo Ellen must to the island where she grew up, to face the truth about her mother's disappearance.
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Three romances in one book!
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Threatened by an unknown stalker and haunted by pictures of her mother who'd mysteriously disappeared years ago, Jo Ellen returns to the island that's been home to her family for generations. This sets in motion a madman's plan that will endanger her family and others living on the island.
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Normally, I don't part with any Nora books, but this one was my sister's. She just cleaned out her bookshelf, so her loss can be your gain!

Great story about a woman who returns to her birthplace years after her mother has disappeared. Lots of suspense, a hurricane and romance all spun together.
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Great book,with a great plot.You won't want to put it down.
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Another great one by Nora!
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Herione Jo returns to the island to learn about her family history.
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Nora Roberts at the top of her game. Very suspenseful, with lots of romance thrown in and a little sex to go along.
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A classic Nora Roberts mystery/romance. A must for any romantic suspence fan.
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Excellent Nora Roberts read!
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Photorapher Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sancturary long ago. She'd spent her loneliest years there, after the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother. Yet the sprawling resort off the Georgia coast continues to haunt her dreams. And now, even more haunting are the pictures someone is sending her: strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all--a photo or her mother...naked, beautiful, and dead. Now Jo must return to the island, and to her bitterly extranged family---and, with the help of one man, learn the truth about the tragic past. But Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all...
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This author writes great mysterys.
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I relly enjoyed this book.
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A woman returns to her old house where she grew up and her estranged family.
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway spent her loneliest years, after the sudden disappearance of her mother, at the house called Sanctuary off the Georgia coast. She thinks she has escaped the house until someone starts sending her pictures, of herself - candid and closeup - and a shocking protrait of her mother - naked, beautiful and dead. Jo returns to the island to learn the tragic truth about her past
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Didn't read; prefer action/mystery.
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hathaway thought she'd escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago.She'd spent her loneliest years there, after the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother.
Yet the sprawling resort off Georgia coast continues to haunt her dreams. And now, even more haunting, are the pictures someone is sending her; strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all---a photo of her mother... naked, beautiful, and dead.
Now Jo must return to the island, and to her bitterly estranged family--- and, with the help of one man, learn the truth about the tragic past. But Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all.....
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Photographer Jo Ellen thought she had escaped the house called Sanctuary long ago. She had spent her loneliest years there, after the sudden, unexplained disappearance of her mother. Now someone is sending her strange close-ups and candids, culminating in the most shocking portrait of all -- a photo of her mother---naked, beautiful and dead. Now Jo must return to the island and to her bitterly estranged family and with the help of one man learn the truth about the tragic past. But ,Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all...............
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Photographer Jo Ellen Hadaway thoght she'd escapted the house called Sanctuary a long time ago. She spent her lonelist time there after the sudden unexplained disappearance of her mother. Now someone is sending her pictures, strange closeups and candids and the most shocking is a photo of her mother, naked, beautiful and dead. She must return to the island to learn the truth about the tragic past but Sanctuary may be the most dangerous place of all.
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Jo thought she escaped the house where she spent the loneliest years after the disappearance of her mother.
after receiving pictures of her dead mother, she returns home to learn the truth about the tragic past.