The Witness

The Witness

eBook - 2012
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Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man?s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.Twelve years later, the woman known as Abigail Lowery lives on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she designs sophisticated security? systems?and supplements her own security with a fierce dog and an assortment of firearms. She keeps to herself, saying little, revealing nothing. But Abigail?s reserve only intrigues police chief Brooks Gleason. Her logical mind, her secretive nature, and her unromantic viewpoints leave him fascinated but frustrated. He suspects that Abigail needs protection from something?and that her elaborate defenses hide a story that must be revealed.With a quirky, unforgettable heroine and a pulse-pounding plotline, Nora Roberts presents a riveting new read that cements her place as today?s most reliably entertaining thrillerauthor?and will leave people hungering for more.
Publisher: [S.l.] : Penguin Group US, 2012
ISBN: 9781101580363
Characteristics: 1 online resource
1 online resource (496 p.)


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In Nora Robert’s 200th novel, local police chief Brooks Gleason is intrigued by Abigail Lowery, a quiet freelance programmer who protects herself with a fierce guard dog. Why does she need protection and what secret is she hiding?

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Jun 11, 2018

This was an excellent book with true Nora Roberts suspense. It was one of her better books, in my opinion. While I enjoyed this book very much, I only gave it 4 stars because I too didn't enjoy all the f-bombs it contained. The story did not need it and they took away from my overall enjoyment of the book. That being said, it was such an excellent story that I finished it anyway, bombs and all! There are very few people who can write suspense like Nora Roberts.

Aug 15, 2016

This entry from Nora Roberts had an interesting premise, but ended up not having much in the way of suspense.

Nov 20, 2015

One of my favorite Nora Roberts books. There is humor, suspense, a dog, love and strong family love. Also, an intelligent plot.

Sep 30, 2015

I really enjoyed this book! Similar to other suspense/romance novels by Nora Roberts, but I really enjoy her smart (super smart in this case) heroines. This one speaks Russian and weaves intricate revenge plans even while she fears for her life. Fewer points of view than her older "Three Fates" but with just as likable characters.

Apr 06, 2015

This was a great story. Always with a happy ending. I didn't like the use of "f" word, etc. Is there a need for this?

booklover_35 Mar 18, 2014

I really enjoyed reading this book.

Feb 19, 2014

Very good. Best book by Nora Roberts I've read yet.

BajanPlaywright Aug 23, 2013

I really enjoyed this novel. I read it in less than a week. It was emotional, fresh, and believable. I didn't want it to end. I wanted to know and see more of Abigail aka Liz or Elizabeth. Great read. Highly recommend it!

Jul 12, 2013

This is my favorite book of hers!! Not at all what I was expecting.

sbazan Jun 26, 2013

I loved the book, It took me 2 days to read it but I couldn't stop. It's very well written.

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