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The Reef by Nora Roberts

The Reef (original 1998; edition 2009)

by Nora Roberts

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Title:The Reef
Authors:Nora Roberts
Info:Berkley Trade (2009), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 384 pages
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The Reef by Nora Roberts (1998)

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This book was a little too "romance fiction" for my complete liking but the story about treasure hunting in the Caribbean was certainly exciting and interesting. You just know the young hero and heroine are eventually going to get together but it's interesting to see the impediments to their relationship arise and eventually be overcome. The villain was suitably evil and the other characters were quite well developed. An enjoyable if light read. ( )
  gypsysmom | Aug 25, 2017 |
"...For now, Tate and Matthew are reluctant partners - until danger, and desire, begin to rise to the surface..."
  MerrittGibsonLibrary | Jul 9, 2016 |
Good not great. Fairly typical contemporary romance. ( )
  lesmel | Jul 14, 2013 |
It started slow than pick up. Very good book!! ( )
  tricia35 | Mar 20, 2012 |
Very light reading but quite enjoyable. During the reading I couldn't help but wonder how Silas VanDyke would get his reward/punishment.
The book gives some insight into diving for treasure too. ( )
  cookiemo | Mar 10, 2012 |
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Relationships are the key to this exciting and exotic adventure tale. Ms. Roberts uses all her consummate skill as a storyteller to make you root and care deeply for this small band of adventurers. Marvelous as always.

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Marine archeologist Tate Beaumont has a passion for treasure-hunting. Over the years, she and her father have uncovered many fabulous riches, but one treasure has always eluded them: Angelique's Curse--a jeweled amulet heavy with history, dark with legend, and tainted with blood. In order to find this precious artifact, the Beaumonts reluctantly form a partnership with salvagers Buck and Matthew Lassiter. Having to share this dream is more than Tate can bear, but she has little choice. As the Beaumonts and Lassiters pool their resources to locate Angelique's Curse, the Caribbean waters thicken and darken with shadowy deceptions and hidden threats. Their partnership is placed in jeopardy when Matthew refuses to share information--including the truth behind his father's mysterious death several years earlier. For now, Tate and Matthew continue their uneasy alliance--until danger and desire begin to rise to the surface...
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New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts returns to a familiar subject-treasure, the kind of treasure found among the shipwrecks in the balmy waters of the West Indies and the treasure of love--love of family, love between the unlikeliest of partners, love found and lost and found again. Marine archeologist Tate Beaumont finds herself thrown together with salvager Matthew Lassiter, eight years after he brutally crushed her first stirrings of young love, as they again attempt to locate Angelique's Curse, an amulet heavy with jewels and history, tainted by blood and madness. An earlier expedition ended in betrayal and tragedy, changing both their lives forever and leaving their families inextricably entwined. Matthew has an agenda of his own: to draw out Tate's former employer, the unscrupulous and mysterious millionaire responsible for killing his father and maiming his uncle--who will stop at nothing to get his hands on Angelique's Curse. Tate and Matthew find themselves circling each other warily, each unsure of the other's motives, yet drawn together by passion and danger beneath the azure waves. The Reef is an entertaining read, delighting readers with its meticulous research and detail, but it fails to adequately develop the tension between its lead characters caused by the love neither trusts can overcome the past. --Alison Trinkle

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Tate Beaumont, a beautiful student of marine archaeology, finds adventure, danger, and passion when she reluctantly joins forces with diver Matthew Lassiter and his uncle to find a legendary jeweled amulet said to be lost at the bottom of the sea.

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