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Dance Upon the Air by Nora Roberts

Dance Upon the Air

by Nora Roberts

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Series: Three Sisters Island Trilogy (1)

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Nora Roberts can sure write an absorbing story. Even though the plot was a rerun with a paranormal twist, it had me captivated throughout. Nell arrives on the small Three Sisters Island and quickly gets a bakers job at a cafe. One of her first customers is sheriff Zack.
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  Dawn772 | Jan 29, 2015 |
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  JosieRivers | Dec 28, 2014 |
I really only like two trilogies by Nora Roberts and this is one. I love any paranormal romance that involves witches! This is my go to series EVERY year right around August when I am beginning to get into the fall/Halloween mode. Could be the fact that I live a mere hour from Salem, MA, but I don't that is it. I love how the evil begins with this story and follows through all three books. There is something of a prophecy that each character plays a part in and the suspense is great! If you enjoy this series and paranormal romance, you should also try Roberts' The Gallaghers of Ardmore trilogy. ( )
  ShelleyPrice | Jul 3, 2014 |
Good not great. Fairly typical contemporary romance. ( )
  lesmel | Jul 13, 2013 |
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Il est doux de danser au son des violons qaund l'mour est là et que la vie est belle : danser au son des flûtes, danser au son des luths, est chose gracieuse et précieuse : mais danser en l'air avec des pieds agiles, n'est pas chose aisée !
Oscar Wilde
It is sweet to dream to violins
When Love and Life are Fair:
To dance to flutes, to dance to lutes
Is delicate and rare:
But t is not sweet with nimble feet
To dance upon the air!
--Oscar Wilde
To the Broads, the Brats, the Brawn, and the Babes. For the fun and the friendships.
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Ce fut dans la pénombre verte d'une forêt profonde qu'elles se retrouvèrent, une heure avant le lever de la lune.
Il était sûrement au pub.
In the dark green shadows of the deep woods, an hour before moonrise, they met in secret.
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When Nell Channing arrives on charming Three Sisters Island, she believes that she's finally found refuge from her abusive husband - and from the terrifying life she fled so desperately eight months ago . . .

But even in this quiet, peaceful place, Nell never feels entirely at ease. Careful to conceal her true identity, she takes a job as a cook at the local bookstore café - and begins to explore her feelings for the island sheriff, Zack Todd. But there is a part of herself she can never reveal to him - for she must continue to guard her secrets if she wants to keep the past at bay. One careless word, one misplaced confidence, and the new life she's so carefully created could shatter completely.

Just as Nell starts to wonder if she'll ever be able to break free of her fear, she realizes that the island suffers from a terrible curse - one that can only be broken by the descendants of the Three Sisters, the witches who settled the island back in 1692. And now, with the help of two other strong, gifted women - and the nightmares of the past haunting her every step - she must find the power to save her home, her love . . . and herself . . .
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Setting: Three Sisters Island, coast of New England, present day

Sensuality rating: 6

Perennial New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts's new Three Sisters Island trilogy is pure magic! No, I mean really magic. An intriguing combination of The Witches of Eastwick and Sleeping With the Enemy, Dance Upon the Air introduces readers to the idyllic town of Three Sisters Island. Reputedly conjured by a trio of sisters seeking to escape the Salem witch-hunts, the island remains a place of quiet refuge for one and all, including pretty Nell Channing who arrives in town afraid of her own shadow, with few possessions and no past. But the warm, sunny days and cool, windswept nights, as well as the loving concern of new friends--especially hunky sheriff Zack Todd--soon lure skittish Nell into a much-welcome fresh life. Nell's new boss, the captivatingly lovely bookstore owner Mia Devlin (look for Mia's story, hopefully, in the not-too-distant future), wonders from what or whom Nell is running. Mia treats Nell as she would a sister, which isn't too far off the mark, helping Nell discover and explore her inner resources while Zack's romantic attentions bring a rosy glow to Nell's cheeks and to her future. But something wicked this way comes… Will Nell be ready to face and conquer her past? Even with the love and support of Mia, Zack, and Zack's fellow police officer, his peppery, down-to-earth sister Ripley, Nell has the fight of her life--the fight for her life--on her hands. Roberts continues to delight fans and create new believers with her talent and imagination. --Alison Trinkle

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:58:10 -0400)

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After a year on the run, Nell Channing feels that she can make a home for herself on Three Sisters Island and, aided by Mia, the proprietor of the Island's small book store and Ripley, the town's assistant sheriff, she finally dares to envision a brighter future.… (more)

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