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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (7,272 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Nora Roberts Narrator: Carolyn McCormick Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2000 ISBN: 9780553752229
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Bestselling author Nora Roberts mixes scorching passion with icy suspense in her classic novel of murder and infatuation in a southern town.

In the small town of Innocence, Mississippi, days are long, nights are fragrant, and secrets are hard to keep. But when a brutal killer starts claiming the lives of the town’s most attractive women, lifelong neighbors are forced to wonder if the culprit is a stranger lurking in the bayou…or someone right next door.

World-famous concert violinist Caroline Waverly knows nothing of the murders when she arrives in Innocence. Burned out from a childhood lost to endless rehearsals and an all-too-public breakup with the conductor who was her lover, Caroline is looking for a little peace and some time to think. She hopes that a stay at her late grandmother’s house—the one with a covered porch just made for soft summer nights—will provide the tranquility she needs. But Innocence has something else to offer Caroline: a man named Tucker Longstreet.

Blessed with the Longstreet good looks, lazy charm, and family fortune, Tucker is a tall, cool drink of water—and he knows it. He likes to keep his romances short and shallow. But one look at Caroline, and Tucker realizes that she is unlike any other woman he’s met. Tightly coiled and coolly reserved, Caroline is determined to fight him off. She might be able to do a better job if she hadn’t felt an unexpected thrill at his ardent advances…and if she hadn’t been so scared after finding a third murder victim in the murky waters behind her home.

For Caroline Waverly, a beautiful summer interlude could turn into much more—or could stir a killer’s crazed dreams. Because there’s just one small problem with her new romance: Tucker is the leading suspect in the killings.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sonja | 1/25/2014

    " What a fun read! Nora wins again with an engaging and well-developed cast of characters, lots of action and suspense, and steamy love scenes. Her settings are always gorgeous. And this time, she's outdone herself on the ending. This is one of my favorites of hers that I've read thus far. It's definitely worth the read! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elaine Mcdonald | 1/23/2014

    " Murder, mystery and sweet southern charm. 4.5 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sunshine | 1/19/2014

    " Good read. Kept you guessing and was surprised who actually done it :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 CeCe | 1/14/2014

    " This book kept me on my toes the whole time up until the end I was guessing who the killer was. It was crazy! loved it though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Leontine | 1/13/2014

    " The setting of the sweltering, southern small-town is fantastic. It is inhabited with flamboyant characters who get under your skin quickly. They breath life in to their town with gossip, passion, love, death and everything in between. Add a rivting suspense with twists and turns that surprised the hell outta me and I was enthralled by this story from beginning to end. The romance was heart-tugging sweet, Caroline and Tucker are endearing characters with their personal quirks and their chemistry was evident from their first encounter! Once again I'm enamored by the characters, both main and supporting, and the setting that was full of southern charm. But the suspense plot added a thrill that shows Nora Roberts has a nack for incorporating various storythreads into a flowing, exciting read! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Deidra | 1/4/2014

    " Just finished this book. Loved it. The expense was great. I didn't know til towards the end who the murder was. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jedaia Rose Doñoz | 12/16/2013

    " One of my favorite books from Nora Roberts. It's romance, mystery, thrill, suspense and awesomeness packed into one book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 MrsB | 11/2/2013

    " Dreadful--couldn't finish it. I have liked some of Nora Roberts' fantasy romances in the past, but this is the second murder mystery of hers that I have abandoned. I'm done with her stuff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Antoinette | 10/26/2013

    " A whodunit that you will never figure out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Roni | 8/26/2013

    " This is the best of all of Nora's books as far I'm concerned. I just fell in love with the hero. I've probably read this book enough times that it is too embarrassing to mention. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Joanne | 8/19/2013

    " Romance, mystery. Good summer read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Morgan | 7/6/2013

    " This book was so good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Gaynell | 6/20/2013

    " I really enjoyed this book, but I would classify it more as a murder/mystery with a romance included in the storyline than a romance book. It was a very well written work. I was not able to figure out the murderer until almost the end of the book. I loved Tucker Longstreet. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Miki | 6/4/2013

    " I thought this one was a little different from most of her others...the hero was not ragingly alpha, and the heroine was not an Amazon. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beth | 9/18/2012

    " I thought I had this all figured out, so the end completely shocked me. I enjoyed this book quite a lot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Virginia Travis | 8/16/2012

    " Third time's a charm. I read it first in 1992 and again a few years later. I am NEVER charmed by a Southern Charmer, but that Tucker Longstreet is somethin' else. A little outdated, but still a winner! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Wati | 3/20/2012

    " Read this sometime back. Hero too laidback for my taste. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marci | 3/14/2012

    " I really enjoyed this book. I don't read a huge amount of Nora Roberts but, I have to say this is one of the best. It kept me guessing up to the very end. The gore was kept tolerable and the sex scenes weren't over the top. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeanna | 12/1/2011

    " This was such an excellent mystery romance, I didn't figure it out until the very end! She really keeps you on your toes with this one! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Darlene | 9/4/2011

    " Just when I thought I had figured it all out... Suprise!!! No one I ever expected. I listened to this book on audio. The heavy drawling accents got on my nerves but overall I enjoyed the book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brandi | 8/21/2011

    " This was my very first NR book. I love that it's not just a romance, but also a very good mystery. It has a great unexpected twist at the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kimberly Wolfe | 6/25/2011

    " You can never go wrong with Nora Roberts! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Southern Fiction Review | 6/16/2011

    " OH I LOVED THIS BOOK!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mandi | 5/19/2011

    " I love this book. You won't know who the killer is until the last chapter! One of Nora Roberts' best novels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Filipa | 5/1/2011

    " Já tinha lido o livro em inglês há 1 ano. No entanto, sempre tive esperança que fosse editado em português.
    Agora que se deu a oportunidade, finalmente comprei o livro em português.
    Este é um dos livros que faz parte do meu top 10 da autora. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stacy | 4/24/2011

    " I heard this was going to be a movie, so thought I would read it first. Not bad. I had a hard time putting it down. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kortney | 4/12/2011

    " When I found out this was going to be the next Lifetime Movie I new I needed to read it. What I loved about the book was that it wasn't just romance but also a mystery that needed to be solved. The characters were well developed and strong. I can't wait to read more of Nora's books in the future! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alisa | 3/23/2011

    " Loved it! Ending was a smudge rushed tho. Over all had great suspense and great characters. Didn't figure out who it was until about 5 chapters from the end. Really good!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Manuela | 3/11/2011

    " Buono, ma niente di trascendentale. Per certi aspetti, un po' la fotocopia de "Quella calda estate".
    "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 SJuhl4 | 3/7/2011

    " 2nd time I've read this and it's still my favorite Nora book. Excellent blend of suspense and romance. Definitely a surprise ending - but you can see the clues if you look real hard. Awesome read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shy | 2/19/2011

    " My absolute favorite NR book of all time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sunshine | 1/13/2011

    " Good read. Kept you guessing and was surprised who actually done it :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sandy | 11/2/2010

    " Listening to CD - has some annoying bad language but I am enjoying the story very much! "

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