Nora – Up Close and Personal

Nora on Writing: Before she started writing, Nora Roberts was a woman in search of a creative outlet. Staying at home with her two small sons, she was the ultimate earth mother, gardening, canning fruits and vegetables, making her son’s clothes, stitching and knitting. “I macramed two hammocks,” she admits now. “I needed help.” That help came in the form of a blizzard in February 1979, which left her stranded at home for a week. In an age without four-wheel drive vehicles, getting down the hillside from where she lived was impossible. Morning kindergarten was canceled for a week. It was the endless games of Candy Land and a severe lack of chocolate that drove her to look for a little entertainment that was not child-related. She took out a notebook and started to write down Read More...

Did You Know? Facts About Nora

 #1 New York Times bestselling sensation Every Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb title released in 2014 hit the New York Times bestseller list. That’s keeping up a streak started in 1999. The Liar (GP Putnam, April 2015) is Nora’s 214th book. Naked in Death was the first book in what was originally conceived as a trilogy written by Nora under the pseudonym JD Robb and published in July 1995. Obsession in Death (GP Putnam, February 2015) is the 40th book in the series. Nora has written 195 New York Times bestsellers including 37 written as J.D. Robb and one written together with J.D. Robb Since her first bestseller in 1991, Nora’s books have spent a total of 1,045 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list…that’s equivalent to 20 consecutive Read More...