The Witness

Paperback | April 2, 2013

byNora Roberts

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In her stunning 200th novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts proves why no one is better “when it comes to flawlessly fusing high-stakes suspense with red-hot romance" (Booklist, starred review).

Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth Fitch finally let loose one night, drinking too much at a nightclub and allowing a strange man’s seductive Russian accent to lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive.

Twelve years later, the woman now known as Abigail Lowery lives alone on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance security systems designer, her own protection is supplemented by a fierce dog and an assortment of firearms. She keeps to herself, saying little, revealing nothing. Unfortunately, that seems to be the quickest way to get attention in a tiny southern town.

The mystery of Abigail Lowery and her sharp mind, secretive nature and unromantic viewpoint intrigues local police chief Brooks Gleason, on both a personal and professional level. And while he suspects that Abigail needs protection from something, Gleason is accustomed to two-bit troublemakers, not the powerful and dangerous men who are about to have him in their sights.

And Abigail Lowery, who has built a life based on security and self-control, is at risk of losing both.


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In her stunning 200th novel, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts proves why no one is better “when it comes to flawlessly fusing high-stakes suspense with red-hot romance" (Booklist, starred review). Daughter of a cold, controlling mother and an anonymous donor, studious, obedient Elizabeth Fitch finally let loose one nig...

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels. She is also the author of the bestselling In Death series written under the pen name J. D. Robb. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print. The Witness is Robert’s two hundredth book.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 8.25 × 5.59 × 1.17 inPublished:April 2, 2013Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0425264769

ISBN - 13:9780425264768

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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

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Acclaim for The WitnessNora Roberts’s 200th Novel“Roberts’ answer to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”—Kirkus Reviews “Roberts is unrivaled, and her latest addictively readable novel is guaranteed to jangle readers’ nerves and keep them enthralled long past bedtime.”—Booklist (starred review) “Taut, riveting drama that’s guaranteed to keep the adrenaline flowing. Another memorable page-turner from Roberts’s consistently remarkable pen.”—Library Journal “One of Roberts's cleverest heroines yet, this intricately dramatic book only confirms that Roberts is a master of the genre.”—Publishers Weekly “Legendary.”—Wall Street Journal “Nora Roberts has done it again, proving once more that she is reigns supreme.”—thenewstribune.com“Nora Roberts has done it again, proving once more that she reigns supreme.”—The Evening Sun (Hanover, NH)“Romantic suspense fans can’t go wrong with this terrific blend of looming danger and unusual courtship. A really great read!”—RT Book Reviews