The Obsession

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198 Ratings

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2 out of 5 stars
By Veteran Listener on 04-30-16

Sorry Nora, this one isn't good enough...

Any additional comments?

...and seven hours too long. And the narrator, no, not a good choice to put it mildly. In short, did Nora really write this book?

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By jacqueline bain on 04-18-16

Disappointing and predictable

Not one of her best. The narrators voice has strident edge to it.
The story seemed better than it was. I'm not a trained investigator but the villain was so obvious, I stuck with this waiting for the twist that would prove me wrong. Sorry to say I'm still waiting!

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 04-30-16

ok but not her best

Follows the general Nora Roberts formula, but several scenes have been lifted straight out of previous books. Maybe I've got used to the tension and suspense in her J D Robb books, but I found the storyline bland and the passion between the characters lacking.

Narration was not bad, but it was difficult to hear the difference between characters in conversations as her female voices sounded too similar.

Overall ok, but not a patch on her Chesapeake novels or the High Noon era writing.

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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Laura Lockhart on 04-26-18

Cringe

Really cringe worthy dialogue. Not sure if this had to do with the reader or the material, probably a bit of both.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Susan A. on 04-17-18

Started Well

I really enjoyed the beginning of this book but after the main protagonist has left college it becomes very slow with a lot of unnecessary domestic and interior decorating detail accompanied by very clichéd, boring scenes between characters and excruciating clichéd love and sex scenes. I was willing the killer to finish off the lot of them by half way through.

I would like to say it helped to pass a 9 hour flight to Canada. It didn't.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-29-18

Standard Nora

Another typical Nora Roberts. If you're in the mood for soppy romance with a bit of crime/mystery on the side, it's perfect!

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