Under Currents

Under Currents

by Nora Roberts

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For both Zane and Darby, their small town roots hold a terrible secret. Now, decades later, they've come together to build a new life. But will the past set them free or pull them under?

Zane Bigelow grew up in a beautiful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Strangers and even Zane’s own aunt across the lake see his parents as a successful surgeon and his stylish wife, making appearances at their children’s ballet recitals and baseball games. Only Zane and his sister know the truth, until one brutal night finally reveals cracks in the facade, and Zane escapes for college without a thought of looking back...

Years later, Zane returns to his hometown determined to reconnect with the place and people that mean so much to him, despite the painful memories. As he resumes life in the colorful town, he meets a gifted landscape artist named Darby, who is on the run from ghosts of her own.

Together they will have to teach each other what it means to face the past, and stand up for the ones they love.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250213273
Publisher: St. Martin''s Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/09/2019
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 63
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

NORA ROBERTS is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including Year One, Shelter in Place, Come Sundown, The Obsession, and many more. 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.
Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels, including Shelter in Place, Year One, Come Sundown, and many more. She is also the author of the bestselling In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than five hundred million copies of her books in print.


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Silver Spring, Maryland

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Under Currents 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 75 reviews.
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Anonymous 26 days ago
Love, Love, Love Nora Roberts! Always wait with anticipation for one of her books and I can honestly say this is the first time I've ever felt let down by one of her books. At first I was going to give this only 2 stars due to my disappointment, but I did have to acknowledge that it is extremely well written, engages the reader's emotions and is a good story. The first part of the story is amazing and exactly what I expect from Roberts, even though I knew that Zane survives due the the basic book description, her story telling had me on the edge of my seat anxious to hear what came next. My disappointment is with what comes after the main character has reached adulthood. The first half of the books seems to be building up the villains in the story and for their comeback and confrontations, but when they happen they are completely anti-climatic, poorly executed on the villains part and lack luster for the reader emotionally. Additionally, in regards to Zane and Darby, I didn't really feel all that emotionally invested in their relationship, them falling in love was almost like an after thought by the author to me. The way Darby interacted and reached out to all those around her was much more interesting, but at the same time the reader doesn't really get an insight into her inner thoughts and emotions unless she's dealing with the fallout from the confrontation with the villains. In regards to Zane, childhood vs. adulthood, while the characterization remains true throughout; in the first half of the book the reader feels as if they are there with him as he struggles, but in the second half of the book it's like we are watching what is happening at a distance.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Oh nora roberts how l love your books and have read every single one. I loved this one set in NC my home for nearly 50 years and i am proud of my roots. I wish you had not made reference to the rebel flag in the way you did because its history. And dont get me started on gun bumper sticker. This was still a good book tho very predictable.
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Nice, quick read. Twists and turns, that keep you reading.
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This was a good story, but where did the 'romance go? That is what sets Nora Roberts apart for me. I read her for the fantastic scene and character development AND the romance. She just skipped over that here. It was not worth the $16.
Anonymous 3 months ago
No one weaves a story better than Nora Roberts. This is one of the best books she has written yet. A strong female character meets the true man of her dreams. They both come from troubled pasts and did not allow it to set the course of their lives. Highly recommend!
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Anonymous 4 months ago
Was hooked on this book from the first paragraph. I have read everyone of Nora Roberts books and this one didn't disappoint me.
Anonymous 1 days ago
Enjoyed the topic, the fleshing of the characters. Nora Robert's paints a wonderful story. The 4 stars happened due to predictability.I knew early on that Darby's ex was going to show up.Greatly enjoyed and had trouble putting down. Would recommend.
Anonymous 2 days ago
love all her books
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Anonymous 2 days ago
Wonderful engaging story. Couldn't put it down. can't wait to read another. Just the right amount of mystery, drama, intrigue with a side dish of romance.
Anonymous 3 days ago
Nora Roberts is always a good read.
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Anonymous 7 days ago
loved the book, full of suspense, great ending
Anonymous 9 days ago
This was excellent! It hurt my heart in some places, but it was great in others. I couldn't put it down. I wish for more books that keep my attention. Love most of her books!
Anonymous 13 days ago
I can't say enough about this amazing book. so worth every minute or read time. Emotional, suspenseful, highs and lows , great characters.