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JoAnn Ross

Autor/a de Freefall

151+ obres 4,867 Membres 108 Ressenyes 3 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Romance author JoAnn Ross was born in Santa Monica, California and grew up in Oregon. Before becoming a full-time author in 1983, she worked as an advertising account executive and for a large metropolitan newspaper. She has written over 95 novels and has won numerous awards including Romantic mostra'n més Times's Career Achievement Awards in both category and contemporary single title. She also writes under the names of JoAnn Robbins and JoAnn Robb. Because she gives writing workshops on-line and at conferences, she was named the Romance Writers of America's Pro-Mentor of the Year. She currently lives with her husband in Tennessee. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

Inclou aquests noms: JoAnn Ross, JoAnn Robb, Ross Joann, Joann Robbins

Inclou també: Alex Ross (6)


Obres de JoAnn Ross

Freefall (2008) 193 exemplars
Blue Bayou (2002) 155 exemplars
Out of the Mist (2003) 155 exemplars
Blaze (2005) 151 exemplars
The Homecoming (2010) 151 exemplars
No Safe Place (2007) 150 exemplars
Crossfire (2008) 142 exemplars
Out of the Blue (2004) 136 exemplars
Shattered (2009) 134 exemplars
Magnolia Moon (2003) 129 exemplars
River Road (2002) 124 exemplars
Impulse (2006) 112 exemplars
Breakpoint (2009) 109 exemplars
Out of the Storm (2004) 107 exemplars
Homeplace (1999) 100 exemplars
Castaway Cove (2013) 99 exemplars
One Summer (2011) 98 exemplars
Sea Glass Winter (2012) 96 exemplars
On Lavender Lane (2012) 95 exemplars
A Woman's Heart (1750) 95 exemplars
Legends Lake (2001) 92 exemplars
Bad Boys Southern Style (Anthology, 3-in-1) (2006) — Col·laborador — 89 exemplars
Southern Comforts (1680) 89 exemplars
Moonshell Beach (2012) 86 exemplars
Far Harbor (1804) 85 exemplars
No Regrets (1997) 83 exemplars
Bayou Bad Boys (Anthology, 3-in-1) (2005) — Col·laborador — 78 exemplars
Fair Haven (2000) 76 exemplars
Confessions (1996) 72 exemplars
Christmas on Main Street (Anthology 4-in-1) (2013) — Col·laborador — 70 exemplars
Legacy Of Lies (1995) 63 exemplars
The Inheritance: A Novel (2021) 59 exemplars
Star Crossed Lovers (1993) 43 exemplars
Summer on Mirror Lake: A Novel (2019) 43 exemplars
Thirty Nights (2001) 37 exemplars
The Callahan Brothers Trilogy (2004) 35 exemplars
Untamed (1996) 29 exemplars
Angel of Desire (1994) 29 exemplars
Moonstruck Lovers (1993) 29 exemplars
In a Class by Himself (1988) 28 exemplars
Private Passions (1992) 26 exemplars
Tempting Fate (1987) 26 exemplars
I Do, I Do... For Now (1996) 26 exemplars
The Prince & the Showgirl (1993) 25 exemplars
Bait and Switch (1986) 25 exemplars
Ambushed (1996) 24 exemplars
The Outlaw (1996) 24 exemplars
The Return of Caine O'Halloran (1994) 23 exemplars
Never a Bride (1995) 20 exemplars
Leaving Blue Bayou (1900) 20 exemplars
Lovestorm (1993) 20 exemplars
Snowflakes and Starlight (2022) 20 exemplars
Roarke: The Adventurer (1997) 20 exemplars
Scandals (1994) 18 exemplars
1-800-Hero (1998) 18 exemplars
The Knight in Shining Armor (1709) 18 exemplars
Guarded Moments (1990) 17 exemplars
Three Grooms and a Wedding (1995) 17 exemplars
River's Bend (2014) 17 exemplars
Michael: The Defender (1997) 17 exemplars
For Richer or Poorer (1995) 15 exemplars
Shayne: The Pretender (1997) 15 exemplars
Duskfire (1985) 14 exemplars
Tangled Lives (1991) 13 exemplars
Windfall (2 Novels in 1) (2003) 13 exemplars
Dark Desires (1992) 13 exemplars
Homeplace [and] Far Harbor (2005) 12 exemplars
Hero At Heart (1986) 12 exemplars
Stormy Courtship (1984) 12 exemplars
Eve's Choice (1988) 11 exemplars
Secret Sins (1990) 11 exemplars
Finn (2016) 11 exemplars
Playing For Keeps (1987) 10 exemplars
Spirit of Love (1988) 10 exemplars
MacKenzie's Woman (1999) 10 exemplars
Worth Waiting For (1988) 10 exemplars
Tender Betrayal (1984) 9 exemplars
Risky Pleasure (1985) 9 exemplars
Murphy's Law (1988) 9 exemplars
Beyond the Sea (2015) 9 exemplars
Romance to the Rescue (Box Set 10-in-1) (2015) — Autor — 8 exemplars
Home to Honeymoon Harbor (2018) 8 exemplars
Sunset Point (2015) 8 exemplars
Western Loving (3-in-1) (1993) 8 exemplars
Magic in the Night (1986) 8 exemplars
Tangled Hearts (1991) 8 exemplars
Hot on the Trail (1987) 8 exemplars
It Happened One Week (1996) 7 exemplars
Without Precedent (1986) 7 exemplars
Wilde 'N' Wonderful (1988) 7 exemplars
You Again (2014) 7 exemplars
Summer Loving [Anthology 4-in-1] (1998) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars
Love Thy Neighbor (1985) 6 exemplars
Hunk of the Month (1998) 6 exemplars
Dreamlover (1984) 5 exemplars
Bodyguard (1995) 5 exemplars
Winning Season (1983) 5 exemplars
Temperature Rising (By Request 3-in-1) (1994) — Col·laborador — 5 exemplars
A Dangerous Passion (1985) 4 exemplars
Wolfe's Prey (1985) 4 exemplars
A Secure Arrangement (1984) 4 exemplars
Sterling Deceptions (1984) 3 exemplars
Promises to Keep (1985) 3 exemplars
Christmas in Shelter Bay (2016) 2 exemplars
High Stakes Affair (1986) 2 exemplars
Psanec (1997) 2 exemplars
Milenci z hvězd / 2 (1994) 2 exemplars
Pecados secretos (1991) 2 exemplars
Starka viljor (1985) 1 exemplars
in der Hitze der Nacht (1996) 1 exemplars
Magie 1 exemplars
Glamour (1992) 1 exemplars
Kroon op de liefde 1 exemplars
Mike, suojelija (1999) 1 exemplars
Návrat (1995) 1 exemplars
Anděl touhy 1 exemplars
Na horké stopě (1994) 1 exemplars
Heron's landing (2018) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

Silver Bells [Anthology 4-in-1] (2008) — Col·laborador — 212 exemplars
The Outlaw — Original Text — 1 exemplars
Dark Desires [Manga] (2017) — Original Text — 1 exemplars


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Terrific story centered around Quinn, the oldest Mannion sibling. After realizing his big-city lawyer job was no longer fulfilling, Quinn moved back to Honeymoon Harbor to become a brewer and take over the family pub. The last thing he expected was to fall in love with a married woman. As an honorable man, he sticks to being the friend she needs.

As the book opens, Amanda and Quinn continue their friendship. She is now divorced from her abusive husband, but the effects linger. Amanda's feelings for Quinn are growing, but is she ready to move forward?

I loved watching the relationship between Quinn and Amanda develop. He is so sensitive to everything she went through with her ex-husband that he has been careful not to push forward with his desires. But it's been eighteen months since Amanda's divorce, and several friends and family members have told him it's time to go after what he wants or risk losing her. I loved when he finally screwed up his courage and invited her to the beer competition. Seeing Amanda blow him away with her flirtatiousness and directness about the weekend was even more fun. I loved seeing them open up about their lives, especially how Amanda told him about her marriage and its continuing hold on her.

That weekend was fantastic for them as they moved on to a new stage in their relationship. As they returned to Honeymoon Harbor, I loved their respect for each other and their lives. With a solid friendship already under their belts, their growing feelings for each other felt realistic. I also loved that their relationship is solid enough not to be fazed when Quinn's past comes knocking on his door. And once Amanda worked past her last bit of past baggage, the sky was the limit for their relationship. Their visit to the Botanical Gardens was sweet and romantic and the perfect lead-in for his surprise for Amanda. I loved the outpouring of emotion that followed and seeing them look forward to a future together.

A secondary storyline follows a newcomer to Honeymoon Harbor. Piper is an eighteen-year-old British woman traveling the US during a gap year before college. She takes a job at Quinn's pub, replacing a former employee who had moved away. She's an interesting character with big plans for her future. I loved how she took to life in Honeymoon Harbor and fit in well with Quinn's family. I loved her family background and the interesting life she'd led because of it and a maturity that is unusual in someone her age. But she also has a secret that gets harder to reveal the longer she stays in Honeymoon Harbor. There's a bit of drama when it finally comes out, but I thought it was handled very well.

There is plenty of time spent with secondary characters, mainly members of the Mannion family. I loved catching up with what was going on with the couples/families from previous books. It is always terrific to see the family dynamics, from teasing to disagreements, to support in times of crisis.

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scoutmomskf | Aug 29, 2023 |
Overall a good book however i did struggle a tad with staying engaged. It was a cute but short story.
AshleyPelletier | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jun 15, 2023 |
"Diversity " checklist strikes again - at 88%. While there is *some* basis for the gay male storyline, it really felt forced in.

Also, this book is much more contemporary fiction about the the three sisters than anything else. There is a secondary storyline about the grandmother in WWII, but grandma doesn't even appear until around 44%. And her memories only take up a small portion of the book. The cover feels like false advertising.

Desiree_Reads | Hi ha 8 ressenyes més | Jan 24, 2023 |
Quick read. Nice mix of intrigue and romance.
lkubed | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Oct 8, 2022 |


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