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Publisher's Summary

RITA Award Winner, Best Romantic Suspense, 1995

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts unveils the intriguing world of antiques dealing, where an independent woman discovers the price of breathless desire - and the schemes of an obsessed killer...

Dora Conroy has a passion for antiques - and any other rarities she can acquire for her quaint Philadelphia shop. A seasoned dealer, she knows all the tricks of the trade. But she is unprepared for the deadly consequences when she purchases a few curiosities at an auction - and unknowingly brings home a priceless cache that makes her the target of an international criminal. Entwined in a reckless chase, Dora turns to her new neighbor, Jed Skimmerhorn, a cop who’s turned in his badge - and whose desire for lovely Dora puts him back in the line of fire. Fighting their attraction while falling in love, they find that hidden riches can have a most ordinary façade. And that possession can be a lethal obsession...

©2004 Nora Roberts (P)2004 Brilliance Audio

Critic Reviews

"[Roberts] delivers the goods with panache and wit. This time out, she skillfully blends a stirring love story with nonstop suspense, effortlessly shifting from melodrama to light comedy." (Publishers Weekly)   

"This book is a sure winner for aficionados of contemporary romantic suspense." (Library Journal

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Loved it!!

I read a lot of Nora Roberts and I find them all good. However, once in a while, one of her books really gets to me. This is one of those. I loved the characters, the storyline and the narrator. Ahhhhh.... Next Nora Roberts book please!!

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YES YES YES

You know they are going to end up together - why else write about it however...

Very interesting and independant characters, very interesting and insightful read.

Sandra Burr is also really great.

Again... couldn't put this book down - finished it in 2 days!

Thank you for keeping my weekends alive - especially the boring ones.

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great

it takes talent to read as so many different people in one book and the reader does great

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Hidden Riches

Any additional comments?

Liked the book and story but not the RECORDING as there is a lot of back ground noise starting about 3/4 the way through the first part of this book. Very distracting and when i asked if there was a better quality recording of the book i got a email back from Audible full of questions to be answered. I can't be bothered going through it all so am disappointed in the support from Audible and Audio quality of the first part of this book. I have never had an Audio problem before, just wanted a better quality recording or perhaps my credit back. :(

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Easy Listening

I have enjoyed listening to this book....not the best Nora book I have ever read but good strong main characters and alot of effort went into the story setting.

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Not great

I typically enjoy Nora Roberts but this book is set in modern times while the narrator’s voice belongs in an old fashioned book. Pride and Prejudice would be a great book for her voice just not anything recent. I couldn’t even finish listening, had to turn it off.

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Hidden Rishes

I loved it! Please do more stories with this cast. It was wonderful. I’ll be waiting

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OUTSTANDING

This was a great read!! I began reading and could not put the book down. I could not believe that I read all night finishing the book at daybreak.

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Couldn't finish this one...

I made it about half way through, and I like the story, know what to expect from the author.... but I couldn't handle the narration. And it's not that it is bad, but the voices she used for many of the characters just didn't sit well with me. I would be pulled out of the story and get lost in trying to analyze what bothered me so much about how she was delivering that character's lines. I kept trying to move past it but couldn't. I didn't listen to a sample before picking this up, so the fault is mine. :-(

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Another winner...

Good easy listening story, has it all, little suspense, little romance. Worth reading.

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  • Tamara
  • 12-15-08

Spot on

This is certainly one of those cases where narrator and story were made for each other. The different characters and the humour characters you along the tale, until the last word has been spoken.

Total enjoyment

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  • Lynn Lane
  • 07-01-15

Excellent

Another great story from NR. Wonderful real life characters and great ending. Can't wait to start another

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 09-27-19

Not the best

By no means my favourite Nora Roberts book.
The narrator put me to sleep faster than a Mogadon

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  • Rose Brooks
  • 09-29-21

Hidden Riches

I struggled a bit at first where I like to be drawn into the story in the first chapter.

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  • Marypuss
  • 05-05-21

great

i loved it like all Nora's books and jd robb thrillers. keep on writing! please

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  • JG
  • 04-17-21

Worth a credit.

I really like Nora Robert’s although this story was a little predictable. It is definitely worth a credit though. The narration was a bit weird for my taste. The female lead character sounded about 10 years old and came over as rather wimpish. Her father sounded like one of the muppets but he wasn’t in the story much! Ok if you can get past that. I finished the book .

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  • mrs doreen watts
  • 03-01-21

A Great Book

Really enjoyed Hidden Riches. It had everything I like in a book.
Great characters
Romance
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Murder

The narration by Sandra Burr was excellent. So many voices but she was wonderful.

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  • mrs jean stratton
  • 02-10-21

Loved it loved it

Nora Roberts at her best I didn’t want it to end I loved the hero .

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  • Jenpen
  • 05-14-20

brilliant storyline as usual with Nora Robert's

loved it a really good read, Nora Roberts is my favourite author, I have been reading her books for years and have never been disappointed.

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  • Jan Jacka
  • 10-08-15

Great read

Hidden riches, another great story to keep reader enthralled. Enjoy Nora's books, always some twist.

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  • Erin Featherstone
  • 09-30-21

Fun storytelling

This is such a fun involving romantic murder mystery with just enough suspense and lots of romantic tension. A perfect way to spend an afternoon. I very much enjoy her books. I also really loved The Villa and The Collector. Five stars.

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  • Leesh
  • 04-30-21

engaging story but poor narration

Not as good as more recent publications. I found the story engaging enough, however the narrator only seemed capable of two decent voices.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-25-21

Loved it!

Not really one for a soppy romance but I couldn't "put this down". The narrator had an insipid and somewhat annoying voice but rather than be annoyed, I was taken in by her portrayal of the characters. And not long in I realised the female protagonist had that EXACT voice and to boot, was and adorable character. BRAVO! 👏👏👏👏

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  • Bookaholic
  • 11-29-20

Poor 1980’s Mills&Boon

This is a tacky 1980s Mills and Boon wrapped in a Nora Roberts Jacket Cover. The blatant attempt at romanticising Intimate Partner Violence is both sad and sickening. I own just about every NRoberts novel written and have never been more disappointed.