The Witness

Hardcover | April 17, 2012

byNora Roberts

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Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.

Twelve years later, the woman known as Abigail Lowery lives on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she designs sophisticated security  systems—and supplements her own security with a fierce dog and an assortment of firearms. She keeps to herself, saying little, revealing nothing. But Abigail’s reserve only intrigues police chief Brooks Gleason. Her logical mind, her secretive nature, and her unromantic viewpoints leave him fascinated but frustrated. He suspects that Abigail needs protection from something—and that her elaborate defenses hide a story that must be revealed.

With a quirky, unforgettable heroine and a pulse-pounding plotline, Nora Roberts presents a riveting new read that cements her place as today’s most reliably entertaining thriller
author—and will leave people hungering for more.

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Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever.Twelve years later, the woman known as Abigail Lowery lives on the outskirts of a small town in...

Nora Roberts was born in Silver Spring, Maryland on October 10, 1950. Her first book, Irish Thoroughbred, was published in 1981. Since then, she has written more than 150 novels, which have been translated into more than 25 languages. She writes romances under her own name including Montana Sky, Time and Again, Blue Smoke, Carolina Moo...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9.31 × 6.34 × 1.63 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Putnam AdultLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0399159126

ISBN - 13:9780399159121

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Witness Another enjoyable book by Nora Roberts. It is a page turner.
Date published: 2016-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very good I really enjoy reading Nora Roberts books.
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read really enjoyed reading this!!!
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from witness excellent. adventure,human interest.love.and family.recommend reading for teans and young adults.should incourage computer interest'
Date published: 2015-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Always have truly enjoyed Nora Roberts books. When i read her latest, i anxiously wait for her next book. Her characters pull you right into the story.
Date published: 2015-09-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The witness Fast paced and attention grabbing. Great summer read! Characters are engaging and we were cheering for her the whole way through!
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gripping Loved the book. The characters were interesting and believable. It was interesting to see how a shy and overprotected but unloved teen could make her life meaningful and let her wings unfurl.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent This book held my attention from beginning to end. I enjoyed reading about a strong female who learns to trust for the sake of love.
Date published: 2015-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't stop! Absolutely loved this book!! I am not a huge Nora Roberts fan but this was a book I just couldn't put down! Needless to say, I have since been searching for other amazing Nora Roberts books!!
Date published: 2015-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness I really enjoyed this book. It definitely kept my attention right through the whole book. I always enjoy Nora Roberts books. She is a very good writer.
Date published: 2015-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another great read! I was engaged and enjoyed this book. She did not disappoint me. Well done and very enjoyable.
Date published: 2015-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Witness I really loved the story line, it was interesting and different. The end of the book went bit too fast as if the author all of a sudden realized she has x number of pages left but still good book. One of the best ones from Roberts in this crime-romance series.
Date published: 2014-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Witness Excellent suspense novel. Well written as always
Date published: 2014-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Great read! Could not put it down
Date published: 2014-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The witness Excellent reading. Thrilling. Fresh. Exciting
Date published: 2014-09-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Witness I enjoyed this book vert much. I could not put it down!
Date published: 2014-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great read Love this can't wait for the next book.
Date published: 2014-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Great reading, interesting but not smutty
Date published: 2014-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Not only great, but recipe ideas along with it.
Date published: 2014-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Witness Couldnt put book down. Suspenseful to the end.
Date published: 2014-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Omg..... So good
Date published: 2014-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Wonderful. Loved the entire story.
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The witness Wonderful. Loved the entire story.
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The witness Fantastic story. Awesome. Could not put the book down. Should be a movie. Thanks Nora. You are the best story teller.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from can't put it down Love it . . .one of my favorite. Nora doesn't disappoint. The way she describes Elisabeth and then Liz makes you actually see her, feel for her. And the way Brooks gets through to Abigail . . . sigh . . . Can't wait for her next book.
Date published: 2012-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gobbled it up! I loved this book and read it in one helping. The characters are rich, layered and unique.While the ended seemed rather abrupt and quick in comparison to the build up, I was not disappointed. If you like character driven plots that focus on relationships and pure escapism then this book will not disappoint.
Date published: 2012-04-29