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The Search
The Search
Author: Nora Roberts
To most people, Fiona Bristow seems to have an idyllic life-a quaint house on an island off Seattle's coast, a thriving dog-training school, and a challenging volunteer job performing canine search and rescues. Not to mention her three intensely loyal Labs. But Fiona got to this point by surviving a nightmare... — Several years ago, Fiona was...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780399156571
ISBN-10: 0399156577
Publication Date: 7/6/2010
Pages: 496
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 244 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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breena31 avatar reviewed The Search on + 23 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Just finished this one, it was another excellent read by Nora. I loved the parts about the dog training, and Simon was a great hero. Good story, it moved right along for me. I finished it one night.
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Helpful Score: 3
I loved this book it had just the right amount of suspense to keep you guessing to the end.
rushbo avatar reviewed The Search on + 13 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
This was a wonderful book! I enjoyed it from the very first page. I am a dog lover and Fiona having a Search and Rescue business was very interesting to me. It has a lot of mystery, a splash of romance, and a very strong main character, Fiona. She has been traumatized in the past but has struggled to rebuild her life. Nora Roberts has a GREAT one in The Search. Loved every page of it!!
reviewed The Search on + 6 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Roberts at her best! A dog trainer, she is the target of a serial trainer and has issues with a love carver. Good read to the end!
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Helpful Score: 1
This book was an interesting but difficult read. Although Nora Roberts is an amazing writer, this book seemed to get away from her a little. The story is focused on Fiona Bristow, a woman who owns a dog training school and operates a Search and Rescue team. Fiona has returned home to an island off Seattle's coast in order to heal from an attack from a serial killer. Eight years earlier Fiona was the sole survivor of a deadly rampage from a serial killer that took the life of her cop fiance Greg. Now, Fiona has settled into a comfortable life where she is surrounded by family, friends and her beloved three dogs. Recently, Fiona has found romance in the form of artist Simon, a handsome, blunt man who asks her to train his feisty dog. When a copycat serial killer starts sending Fiona deadly messages and begins a new killing spree, Fiona knows it's only a matter of time until the killer tries to take her out. Although this book was interesting, I didn't particularly feel that the characters were ones I could relate to. The romance was so-so, filled with a few hot love scenes. I honestly think a large portion of this book should have been edited out. Perhaps editors don't edit a big writer like Nora Roberts but a huge portion of this book was extraneous and unnecessary. Overall, this book was good but far from her usual greatness.
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julielaf avatar reviewed The Search on + 8 more book reviews
Enjoyed this book more than I expected due to the awaiting creep factor of the story. Nora continues to entertain once again.
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Another great novel by Nora Roberts!
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informative and enjoyable. truly liked the book, great insight to how search dogs are prepared and used.


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