Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 03:53
Tired of dinner and a movie? Does your commute bore you? Do you desire a little more romance and adventure in your life? If so, then check out these new romance titles on OverDrive, for light Saint Valentine's Day inspired listening.
16 Lighthouse Road begins Debbie Macomber's eight book Cedar Cove series (number nine is one the way) and is sure to be a good read. Nora Roberts delivers a thrilling stand alone romance in Birthright, well worth surveying; while J.D. Robb delivers book two and three of the saucy In Death series. For a more serious romance novel, try Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary, and discover why it created a literary scandal when it was released in 1857.
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16 Lighthouse Road by Debbie Macomber. (Cedar Cove Series #1)
This story follows Oliva, a family court judge, through her relations with the inhabitants of the small town of Cedar Cove. Love, family, and tragedy all mix in the making of this love story by a modern master of romance.
204 Rosewood Lane by Debbie Macomber (Cedar Cove Series #2)
Grace, a seemingly reserved librarian, shows the town of Cedar Cove what she is truly made of when her husband mysteriously vanishes, forcing her to call upon her inner strength and courage to help her two daughters deal with his disappearance.
311 Pelican Court by Debbie Macomber (Cedar Cove Series #3)
Follows Rosie and Jack Cox in Cedar Cove, Washington, who must come to terms with their divorce, as well as their unusual custody arrangement, and learn the true meaning of love, family, and community
Birthright by Nora Roberts
The discovery of 5,000-year-old bones in a development site in Maryland lures archaeologist Callie Dunbrook away from her sabbatical to head up the excavation team, but once she finds out the team’s head anthropologist is her ex-husband, Jacob “Jake” Graystone, Callie is ready to quit. The project already faces difficulties with local residents, who are split between those who favor continuing with the development and those who want to preserve the area as a historic site. When a local TV news station interviews Callie about the project, it brings Suzanne Cullen to her doorstep claiming that Callie is her long-lost daughter, Jessica, who was kidnapped from a shopping mall 29 years ago. No trace of her daughter was ever found, but Suzanne never gave up hope that one day Jessica would return. Convinced that Callie is really her child, Suzanne forces Callie to look into her own past, but the answers Callie finds not only surprise her but also attract the interest of someone who does not want anyone digging into the past.
Glory in Death by J.D. Robb (In Death Series #2)
When two beautiful, highly successful women are found murdered, Eve Dallas has a long list of suspects. The two glamorous women rubbed elbows with a number of wealthy, powerful men, including her own lover, Roarke.
Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb (In Death Series #3)
The most sought-after woman in the world, a woman who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted--even another woman's man, was dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Police Lt. Eve Dallas puts her professional life on the line to take the case when her best friend, the other woman in the fatal love triangle, is suspected. Eve finds that beneath the facade of glamour, the world of high fashion has connections with the dark underworld of New York drug trafficking.
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Emma Bovary is a bored housewife who indulges her romantic fantasies with a series of adulterous affairs. Charged with obscenity when first published, the novel became a literary scandal and a bestseller.