When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small town of Woodsboro, the news draws archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and into a whirlwind of adventure, danger, and romance. While overseeing the dig, she must try to make sense of a cloud of... show more
When five-thousand-year-old human bones are found at a construction site in the small town of Woodsboro, the news draws archaeologist Callie Dunbrook out of her sabbatical and into a whirlwind of adventure, danger, and romance. While overseeing the dig, she must try to make sense of a cloud of death and misfortune that hangs over the project-fueling rumors that the site is cursed. And she must cope with the presence of her irritating—but irresistible—ex-husband, Jake. Furthermore, when a stranger claims to know a secret about her privileged Boston childhood, she is forced to question her own past as well.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 30th 2004
Pages no: 502
Edition language: English
, Contemporary Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Romantic Suspense
[6/10/2016] Third read.This is one of Nora's best. Complex plot. Complex characters, though not the most likeable. Doesn't have the humor I really look for from her. But the story is a powerful one. How would you react if you suddenly learned that you were not who you thought you were, that you...
My mother recommended that I read this book, saying that it was one of her favorite Nora Roberts books. Unfortunately, I have to disagree with her. To me, there were too many characters to keep track of, too much mystery surrounding them to keep up with it all. At some points I was wishing for a ...
Not my favorite Nora Roberst, for sure. I think I prefer her contemporaries to her romantic suspense. In the case of this book, I like the secondary romance between Doug and Lana more than the Hero/heroine who had the main story. I think I just like more action than suspense. There was too much ...
Again I must give Nora Roberts two tumbs up for her themes entwined with a main and secondary romance. It all begins with an emotion rife prologue when baby Jessie is kidnapped from the stroller. Fast forward a couple of decades and in a small town at a construction site a skull is found. As it turn...
Callie Dunbrooke is called to Woodsboro, Maryland after a skull is found by a real estate developer while clearing a site. She's an archaeologist and quickly determines the skull is a major find. Things get complicated when her ex-husband, Jake Grayson, is assigned to her excavation team and the dev...