The Collector

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Little, Brown Book Group Limited, 2014 - Antiques - 483 pages

Lila Emerson is fascinated by other people's lives. As a house-sitter, she loves looking after the glamorous, sophisticated homes she could never afford herself. And as a writer, she enjoys watching the world go by, dreaming up stories for the people she sees from her window.

But then one day she witnesses something only too real - the brutal and shocking murder of a young woman living across the street in New York. And now, because of what she saw, Lila's own life is in immediate danger from an audacious, single-minded assassin who kills for profit and for pleasure.

With the police following a false lead, Lila is on her own. Her only hope is to team up with Ashley Archer, an artist with his own complicated reasons for getting involved. Lila wants to trust the passionate, quick-witted Ash - but is she letting her feelings blind her to his motives? Either way, Lila will never watch from the sidelines again...

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User Review  - EmScape - LibraryThing

A very typical Nora Roberts romantic suspense novel with mostly believable and realistic characters in a mostly unbelievable but well-researched and mildly fascinating Dangerous Situation(tm). It's ... Read full review

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User Review  - LyndaInOregon - LibraryThing

When Nora Roberts dumps the romance-trilogy format for which she's best known, she's capable of creating a ripping good yarn, and this is one of them. When house-sitter Lila Emerson witnessed a brutal ... Read full review

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Nora Roberts is the number one New York Times bestseller of more than 200 novels. With over 450 million copies of her books in print, she is indisputably one of the most celebrated and popular writers in the world. She has achieved numerous top five bestsellers in the UK, including number one for Savour the Moment and The Witness, and is a Sunday Times hardback bestseller writing as both Nora Roberts and J. D. Robb.

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