Nora Roberts – The Born In Trilogy Reading Order

by Maryse on June 6, 2012 · 5 comments

in Reading Order Guide:

We were discussing a “brothers” series by Nora Roberts on my Facebook page, which immediately reminded me of this series I read quite a few years ago. A contemporary romance trilogy about three sisters who live in Ireland, and meet their match… I sort of forgot about it over the years, but it was because of book #2, that I officially experienced my very first “book crush”.

Maryse’s Book Blog:  I read a trilogy with brothers once, that had me so *heart* in love. My first real book crush was this guy. Something about an author renting a room in Ireland… a grumpy but gorgeous guy… OMG that romance novel flipped my world upside down I was SO in book-love. Does anyone remember what it was? Was it this trilogy?

Brandie: I would love to know what books your talking about! Are they by Nora Roberts? It sounds familiar and I’m pretty sure I own most of her books;)

Maryse’s Book Blog: Yep Nora Roberts. It was my intro to her and romance novels and boy did I fall hard. He was my “Travis” for a year at least (although he wasn’t anything “like” Travis” but… you know what I mean ;) ) *squee!!!* I FOUND IT!!! I wonder how much my tastes have changed from when I was twenty, but still. I think this one is right up our alley. SO GOOD!! Born in Ice: The Born In Trilogy #2. I read it first, and then I read the other two… this is the best one in that trilogy if you ask me, but they were all good. Now I have to put it up on my blog as a reading order guide! So excited that I remembered this one!

Brandie: Yes! I have that trilogy sitting not 5 feet away from me right now. Loved it!!! I love a bunch of her books. Her other trilogy’s with brothers are great too.

About book #1:

Margaret Mary Concannon is a glass artist with an independent streak as fierce as her volatile temper. It’s no surprise that her relationship with the sophisticated Dublin gallery owner Rogan Sweeney won’t be peaceful.

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Sue Larsh June 7, 2012 at 1:17 PM

I, too, loved this trilogy, but Born In Fire was my favorite. I really liked Maggie Concannon, the blown glass artist, and the business-like, time schedule oriented (not to mention, hot!) man who fell for her. These are some of the few (ok, 300 or so) “real” books I keep. Most of my library has gone digital. I pick these up once every year or so to reread.
Being a bit older than you, my first book crush was a Kathleen Woodiwiss character, but as I’ve gotten older, I’ve settled on Nora Roberts as my first choice in writing the kind of men I like. I also really like her strong female characters.

Biate June 9, 2012 at 1:41 PM

I’ve read these books and all Nora’s others series’s. You should really have a look at her Donovan Legacy series and for more contemporary romance the Mcgreggors is a must!!

Lisa June 9, 2012 at 2:00 PM

You have to read The Circle Trilogy by Nora Roberts, it remains one of my all time favorite para-normals ever. The books were done really well and I loved them. The villain is so very very wicked!! If you get the opportunity I would love to know what you thought.

Maryse June 9, 2012 at 8:08 PM

I haven’t read it yet but I DO have it!!! My husband bought it for me a few Christmases ago.

Maryse June 9, 2012 at 8:08 PM

I most certainly will Biate. Thank you for that recommendation!

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