Nora Roberts: Known for Romance, Pretty Darn Good at Fantasy, Too

My monthly Spellbound Scribes post.

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Me too, Nora. Me too. Me too, Nora. Me too.

So I’ve been reading a lot of Nora Roberts lately. Yeah, I’m totally late to that party.

I don’t even know how I got started. But I gravitate more to her more recent, mythological-based books than her typical romances. I’m totally her ideal audience for these books because most of her myths are based in Celtic legend, magic and religion and I lap that stuff right up.

The interesting thing to me is that I’ve seen several negative reviews (yes, even La Nora gets them, which perversely makes me feel better) that talk about how all of her mythological trilogies are the same. Some wonder if she has written too many books, is using a ghostwriter, or just doesn’t care anymore. Maybe those are true, but I don’t agree.

I have to admit that when I started my third series (The Key Trilogy), I saw…

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