Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place

Book - 2018
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mztory
Aug 28, 2018

This book was a real page turner and kept my attention right from the beginning. I have read Nora Roberts books but I thought this was by far the best one of her books that I have read. I'll definitely be looking at more of her upcoming books and hope she keeps writing in this style.

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Ljparker5807
Aug 23, 2018

I liked the premise but the story was way too long and became boring after awhile. Needed some editing.

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PJD
Aug 20, 2018

Pretty good.

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LibraryLES
Aug 10, 2018

It was difficult to read the parts about the shooting, but I liked that the story didn't really focus on that but rather the aftermath with an interesting turn of events. Definitely recommended!

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twhitehead24
Aug 07, 2018

Reed and Simone survived a mall shooting, along with many others. Many died, including the shooters. They survived but not without emotional scars. Reed took that experience and decided his career. Simone ran but her running helped her find what she was destined to do in life. Unfortunately, one person who was not there but helped, decided to administer her own justice after the death of her brother. That person brings a new level of terror to the survivors. As those deal with the new tragedies, Reed and Simone find each other and a new level of being. This book reeled me in and took my heartstrings, tying them in knots, and the emotional ending, whew! Make sure you have tissue.

Brian9755 Jul 26, 2018

5 star book by a 5 star author.

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JoyceHenson
Jul 22, 2018

Despite the grim topic of a mass shooting, it was a surprisingly enjoyable book. I loved the hippy Grandmother that maintained her identity throughout the narrative but found it a bit odd characters with strong personalities were introduced throughout the story, but fell away and were never brought up again (or only in a very vague reference). I have read every Nora Roberts book and agree with the other comments that she seemed to be returning back to more of her original writing style that we all know and love.

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FASTEYES
Jul 13, 2018

This is a 5 star book in my opinion. Been reading Nora Roberts for years now and have to say this places among the top.
Caught my attention from the first and carried it through to the end! Strong characters, great plot!
Keep writing just like this Nora Roberts!!

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barryandlinda
Jul 09, 2018

Three teenagers decide to go on a rampage and shoot up the Rockport Mall. Selina Knox hides in the bathroom and calls 911. Reed Quarermaine finds a little boy and hides him, saving both of their lives. The shooters have shot and killed a lot of people, but are finally killed. Everyone tries to get on with their lives, but there is one person who want to kill the survivors because she believes they should have all died. The race is on to stop her while the body count is rising. This is a very good book from beginning to end

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pktab
Jul 09, 2018

This book was way too long. I enjoyed the characters and the plot of the book, but it could have been done in a much more concise way.

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tina43
Jul 04, 2018

This was a very good read with likeable characters. The killer was really bad and the hero was really good, which is the way it should be.

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PeaceLilyWizard
Jun 28, 2018

Not bad - much better than her other recent books. It could have been shorter. The mid-to-last third dragged. It was more an exploration of the two main characters that began when both were young. How events shaped who they each became. Much more of the male perspective, which I liked. Overall not a bad read if you are looking for forgettable beach fluff.

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Marilyn1442
Jun 26, 2018

I’ve read many Nora Roberts books and have enjoyed most of them. Shelter in Place is by far the best! Wonderful read.

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KellJW
Jun 25, 2018

BORING. I read about 75% of it and finally gave up. I had no interest in continuing.

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caj1222204441801
Jun 25, 2018

A good read about the way people perceive others in a twisted way sometimes. But in the end the heroes prevail. It takes survival skills in a world that sometimes makes you take a detour you never expected.

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Beverleigh
Jun 19, 2018

This book grabbed my interest from the first chapter and just kept rolling along. I enjoyed all the main characters and how they all interacted with each other (we all need a CiCi in our life) and the story was totally believable. It kept me interested from beginning to end. A very good read.

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mjk236sb
Jun 09, 2018

This is a really good book. Telling the tales of those involved in a mass shooting in a mall. Interesting characters who have the rest of their lives defined by this incident. Each of them are effected in different ways on how to cope and go on to live productive lives. However they find that death is still haunting them. You soon get drawn into their lives and you want to read until the end to see how this story ends.

OPL_KrisC Jun 09, 2018

A suspenseful and compelling story about the aftermath of a mall shooting. It definitely kept my attention from the beginning to the end.

debwalker May 24, 2018

The long aftermath of a shopping mall shooting. Remembering the Eaton Centre food court. Great pop thriller read for summer. Not the kind of author you'd expect to be quoting Goethe, but Roberts is more than you might expect.


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