Authors to read if you love Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts (born Eleanor Marie Robertson on October 10, 1950) is an American author of more than 225 romance novels. She writes as J. D. Robb for the ”in Death” series, and has also written under the pseudonyms Jill March and for publications in the U.K. as Sarah Hardesty.

Nora Roberts was the first author to be inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame. As of 2011, her novels had spent a combined 861 weeks on ”The New York Times” Best Seller list, including 176 weeks in the number-one spot.

If you love books by Nora Roberts, then give the following authors a try!  You may find a new favorite author!

∼Jill Shalvis

bookcover Accidentally on Purpose: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel – Unwilling to commit to a career woman who loves him but unable to stand her dating anyone else, a man who has forfeited his job in law enforcement sabotages her dates before realizing that he must prove himself.



bookcover1All I Want – Pilot-for-hire Zoe Stone is happy to call Sunshine, Idaho, her home base. But her quiet life is thrown for a loop when her brother’s friend Parker comes to stay with her for a week. The U. S. Fish and Wildlife special agent is a handsome flirt with a gift for getting under her skin. And the situation only escalates when Parker hires her to fly him around the area while he collects evidence on a suspected smuggler.


∼Susan Mallery

bookcoverSYIFGW1PA million little things – Zoe Saldivar is more than just single–she’s ALONE. She recently broke up with her longtime boyfriend, she works from home and her best friend Jen is so obsessed with her baby that she has practically abandoned their friendship. The day Zoe accidentally traps herself in her attic with her hungry-looking cat, she realizes that it’s up to her to stop living in isolation.


bookcover1P3SWM0EWhen we found home – Life is meant to be savoured, but that’s not easy with no family, limited prospects and a past you’d rather not talk about. Still, Callie Smith doesn’t know how to feel when she discovers she has a brother and a sister – Malcolm, who grew up with affection, wealth and privilege, and Keira, a streetwise twelve-year-old. Callie doesn’t love being alone, but at least it’s safe.


∼Jayne Anne Krentz

bookcoverLV3EKD9WSecret sisters -No one does romantic suspense better than Jayne Ann Krentz. Now, the New York Times bestselling author of Trust No One and River Road delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless. Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters–until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves.


bookcoverMQWNUFMRAbsolutely, positively – Unconventional Molly Abberwick, trustee of her late father’s scientific foundation, is mad enough to fire her new consultant, Dr. Harry Trevelyan. A brilliant expert on new inventions, the handsome Harry irritates Molly to no end with his preposterous insistence that they have an affair — and that it could be planned…



∼Linda Howard

bookcoverLBOST84LShadow woman: A Novel – Lizette Henry, possessing unusual detection skills but struggling with a memory disorder, accepts help from the mysterious and seductive Xavier–a stranger who triggers disturbing images of an unspeakable crime of which Lizette may or may not be the perpetrator.



 bookcover6Y6S5ETBBurn: A Novel – Newly wealthy lottery winner Jenner Redwine is taken hostage by a menacing stranger during a charity cruise on a luxury liner, endangering both Jenner’s life and the life of her ally and confidante, shy heiress Sydney Hazlett. When Jenner Redwine wins the lottery, she never imagined how much it would cost her. Luckily she finds an ally–and a guide to the rarefied realm of privilege in a shy, kind-hearted heiress who invites Jenner on a charity cruise….

∼Robyn Carr

bookcover2Four friends – Gerri can’t decide what’s more devastating: learning her rock solid marriage has big cracks, or the anger she feels as she tries to repair them. Always the anchor for friends and her three angst ridden teenagers, it’s time to look carefully at herself. The journey is more than revealing, its transforming. Andy doesn’t have a great track record with men, and she’s come to believe that a lasting love is out of reach. When she finds herself attracted…


bookcover6A596X4ISwept away – When she stumbles upon the dead body of her wealthy boyfriend’s wife, Jennifer Chaise escapes to a nearby town, where she takes a job as a waitress and meets the man of her dreams, forcing her to make a difficult and deadly decision.



∼Kristin Higgins

bookcover2HS864RWThe perfect match – What if the perfect match is a perfect surprise? Honor Holland has just been unceremoniously rejected by her lifelong crush. And now–a mere three weeks later–Mr. Perfect is engaged to her best friend. But resilient, reliable Honor is going to pick herself up, dust herself off and get back out there…or she would if dating in Manningsport, New York, population 715, wasn’t easier said than done.


bookcover591NNEE1Waiting on you – Tavern owner Colleen O’Rourke has to let her guard down or risk losing a second chance with the only man she’s ever loved when he returns to their hometown of Manningsport, New York.




∼Julie Garwood

bookcover9U6Q1PR5Fire and ice: a novel – Newspaper reporter Sophie Rose, having quit a high profile position because her boss wanted her to write an exposé about her criminal father, finds her dad’s reputation following her when an attempt is made on her life while she investigates the death of a runner in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, and is assigned an FBI agent as her bodyguard.


bookcoverX9PU8XN5Guardian angel – The Emerald flew across the seas, carrying the pirate Pagan–despised by the ton, whose riches he plundered, and beloved by the poor, whose plight was eased by his gifts. The Marquess of Cainewood vows to hunt down the pirate wretch in revenge for his brother’s death. But when Jade, an enchanting vision of rippling red hair and eyes of jewel-green, appears at his door to beg desperately for his protection, the Marquess agrees to keep her safe from…


∼Susan Elizabeth Phillips

bookcover7KOU4BM5Heroes are my weakness: a novel – He’s a reclusive writer whose imagination creates chilling horror novels. She’s a down-on-her-luck actress reduced to staging kids’ puppet shows. Annie Hewitt has arrived on Peregrine Island in the middle of a snowstorm and at the end of her resources. She’s broke, dispirited, but not quite ready to give up. Her red suitcases hold the puppets she uses to make her living, the romantic novels she loves, and a little bit of courage–all she has left….

bookcover3D90GV1X Lady be good – A British headmistress determined to lose her reputation arrives in Texas, where she meets a play-boy athlete who has been blackmailed into being her chauffeur.





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