Whiskey Beach

Whiskey Beach

eBook - 2013
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Suffering an intense year of public and police scrutiny after being wrongly implicated in his fiance's murder, Boston lawyer Eli Landon takes sanctuary in a centuries-old family home and falls in love with resident housekeeper Abra Walsh, with whom he is entangled in an old, life-threatening mystery.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 2013
ISBN: 9781101621219
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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patdaie8823
Jan 29, 2015

This book is okay, but not Nora's best. The hero Eli has too much angst, and the lady Abra is too New Agey and somewhat occult. Do not like her at all. Her name should be Abra-cadabra.
Originality is lacking. I can picture someone saying, "It was a dark and stormy night..."
A disappointing read. Skimmed the last third to look for plot. Nora should not have created a female character who is a bar maid, and reads tarot cards, as these types are the dregs of society.

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Adele20
Aug 24, 2014

Really enjoyed this book. It was one of her better ones.

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stephaniedchase
Jan 17, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this book. The plot -- a man suffering from the murder of his wife, and whom the court of public opinion has declared guilty who returns to his (of course) palatial family home on the beach -- could have been trite; add to it pirate treasure (!!), a freewheeling housekeeper/yoga instructor, a dog named Barbie... you get my drift. But WHISKEY BEACH is a fun, and touching read, rising above the cliches to give us a pretty good legal thriller, family history, and love story.

IMolina3 Dec 29, 2013

i start this book yesterday, yeap yeap i like it, its really good, i think nora was buggin when she write this book, its funny..: P

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bookbug87
Jul 19, 2013

Once again, Nora Roberts excels at her craft! I loved this book. The plotline kept you hooked from the beginning. I didn't want to put it down and I felt I could connect with the characters. Definitely will buy this one to reread! :)

tuddie Jul 02, 2013

I thought the book was good but much to repetitive and way longer than need be to give the story,

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Jacquebz
Jun 18, 2013

I really enjoyed this book - good story!

paulette4317 May 22, 2013

One of Nora Roberts best. Great story and characters. Couldn't put it down, read in just over one day. Can't wait for her next one!
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Speedreader52 May 20, 2013

One of the best books I have read this year--and I read a lot!!!!!! Didn't want to put it down.

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mz78
May 08, 2013

I was skeptical but this is the best book I've read in a very long time. Like The Forgotten Garden meets Lincoln Lawyer! Would love to see a movie adaptation with Matthew McConaughy as Eli!!

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May 03, 2017

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