Nora Roberts Book List

The Works of Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb

Nora Roberts
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Nora Roberts is known for her romance novels. She also publishes a detective romance series under the name J.D. Robb. She has hit the New York Times bestseller list with every book since 1999. One of the series she writes, "In Death" was started as a trilogy and now has over 40 titles. She was an early pioneer of communicating with her fans online with a blog and website.

Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb Books by Year

This is a list of all Roberts' books published under both names.

 Roberts started writing during a blizzard in 1979 when her two sons were home from school and she was on the verge of going stir crazy.

  • 1981 - "Irish Thoroughbred"
  • 1982 - "Blithe Images"
  • 1982 - "Song of the West"
  • 1982 - "Search For Love"
  • 1982 - "Island of Flowers"
  • 1982 - "The Heart's Victory"

1983

  • 1983 - "From This Day"
  • 1983 - "Her Mother's Keeper"
  • 1983 - "Reflections"
  • 1983 - "Once More With Feeling"
  • 1983 - "Untamed"
  • 1983 - "Dance of Dreams"
  • 1983 - "Tonight and Always"
  • 1983 - "This Magic Moment"

1984

  • 1984 - "Endings and Beginnings"
  • 1984 - "Storm Warning"
  • 1984 - "Sullivan's Woman"
  • 1984 - "Rules of the Game"
  • 1984 - "Less of a Stranger"
  • 1984 - "A Matter of Choice"
  • 1984 - "The Law is a Lady"
  • 1984 - "First Impressions"
  • 1984 - "Opposites Attract"
  • 1984 - "Promise Me Tomorrow"

1985

  • 1985 - "Playing the Odds"
  • 1985 - "Partners"
  • 1985 - "The Right Path"
  • 1985 - "Tempting Fate"
  • 1985 - "Boundary Lines"
  • 1985 - "All the Possibilities"
  • 1985 - "One Man's Art"
  • 1985 - "Summer Desserts"
  • 1985 - "Night Moves"
  • 1985 - "Dual Image"

1986

  • 1986 - "The Art of Deception"
  • 1986 - "Affaire Royale"
  • 1986 - "One Summer"
  • 1986 - "Treasures Lost, Treasures Found"
  • 1986 - "Risky Business"
  • 1986 - "Lessons Learned"
  • 1986 - "Second Nature"
  • 1986 - "A Will and a Way"
  • 1986 - "Home for Christmas"

1987

  • 1987 - "For Now, Forever"
  • 1987 - "Mind Over Matter"
  • 1987 - "Command Performance"
  • 1987 - "Hot Ice"
  • 1987 - "Temptation"
  • 1987 - "The Playboy Prince"
  • 1987 - "Sacred Sins"

1988

  • 1988 - "Local Hero"
  • 1988 - "Irish Rose"
  • 1988 - "Brazen Virtue"
  • 1988 - "The Last Honest Woman"
  • 1988 - "Dance to the Piper"
  • 1988 - "Rebellion"
  • 1988 - "Skin Deep"
  • 1988 - "Name of the Game"

1989

  • 1989 - "Sweet Revenge"
  • 1989 - "Loving Jack"
  • 1989 - "Best Laid Plans"
  • 1989 - "Lawless"
  • 1989 - "Impulse"
  • 1989 - "Gabriel's Angel"
  • 1989 - "The Welcoming"
  • 1989 - "Time Was"

1990

  • 1990 - "Times Change"
  • 1990 - "Taming Natasha"
  • 1990 - "Public Secrets"
  • 1990 - "Without a Trace"
  • 1990 - "In From the Cold"

1991

  • 1991 - "Night Shift"
  • 1991 - "Night Shadows"
  • 1991 - "Courting Catherine"
  • 1991 - "A Man for Amanda"
  • 1991 - "For the Love of Lilah"
  • 1991 - "Suzanna's Surrender"
  • 1991 - "Genuine Lies"
  • 1991 - "Luring a Lady"

1992

  • 1992 - "Carnal Innocence"
  • 1992 - "Captivated"
  • 1992 - "Entranced"
  • 1992 - "Charmed"
  • 1992 - "Divine Evil"
  • 1992 - "Unfinished Business"
  • 1992 - "Honest Illusions"

1993

  • 1993 - "Falling for Rachel"
  • 1993 - "Nightshade"
  • 1993 - "Private Scandals"

1994

  • 1994 - "Night Smoke"
  • 1994 - "Convincing Alex"
  • 1994 - "Birds, Bees and Babies/The Best Mistake" (Mother's Day Anthology)
  • 1994 - "Silhouette Christmas/All I Want for Christmas"(Christmas Anthology)
  • 1994 - "Hidden Riches"
  • 1994 - "Born in Fire"

1995

This was the year Roberts began writing detective romances with the pen name J.D. Robb. She chose the "J" and "D" from her sons' first initials and took "Robb" from "Roberts."

  • 1995 - "Born in Ice"
  • 1995 - "The Return of Rafe MacKade"
  • 1995 - "The Pride of Jared MacKade"
  • 1995 - "Glory in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1995 - "Naked in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1995 - "True Betrayals"

1996

  • 1996 - "Megan's Mate"
  • 1996 - "The Heart of Devin MacKade"
  • 1996 - "The Fall of Shane MacKade"
  • 1996 - "From the Heart"(reissue of 3 previously published novels)
  • 1996 - "Immortal in Death"(written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1996 - "Born in Shame"
  • 1996 - "Rapture in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1996 - "Daring to Dream"
  • 1996 - "Montana Sky"

1997

In this year, Roberts was awarded the Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award, and she was really just getting started, as you can see from the rest of the list.

  • 1997 - "The MacGregor Brides"
  • 1997 - "Captive Star"
  • 1997 - "Hidden Star"
  • 1997 - "Waiting for Nick"
  • 1997 - "Vengeance in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1997 - "Ceremony in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1997 - "Holding the Dream"
  • 1997 - "Finding the Dream"
  • 1997 - "Sanctuary"

1998

  • 1998 - "Serena and Caine: The MacGregors"
  • 1998 - "The MacGregor Grooms"
  • 1998 - "The Winning Hand"
  • 1998 - "Rising Tides"
  • 1998 - "Holiday in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1998 - "Lilah and Suzanna: The Calhoun Women"
  • 1998 - "Once Upon A Castle"
  • 1998 - "Homeport"
  • 1998 - "Secret Star"
  • 1998 - "Catherine and Amanda: The Calhoun Women"
  • 1998 - "Sea Swept"
  • 1998 - "Midnight in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1998 - "The Reef"

1999

  • 1999 - "Inner Harbor"
  • 1999 - "The Perfect Neighbor"
  • 1999 - "The MacGregors: Daniel - Ian"
  • 1999 - "The MacGregors: Alan - Grant"
  • 1999 - "Jewels of the Sun"
  • 1999 - "Enchanted"
  • 1999 - "The Donovan Legacy"
  • 1999 - "Once Upon A Star"
  • 1999 - "Loyalty in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1999 - "Conspiracy in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 1999 - "River's End"

2000

  • 2000 - "The Stanislaski Brothers: Convincing Alex - Luring A Lady"
  • 2000 - "Night Shield"
  • 2000 - "Night Tales"
  • 2000 - "Judgment in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2000 - "Heart of the Sea"
  • 2000 - "Tears of the Moon"
  • 2000 - "Irish Rebel"
  • 2000 - "Irish Hearts"
  • 2000 - "Witness in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2000 - "Carolina Moon"

2001

  • 2001 - "Considering Kate"
  • 2001 - "Interlude in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2001 - "Once Upon A Rose"
  • 2001 - "Heaven and Earth"
  • 2001 - "Seduction in Death"
  • 2001 - "Dance Upon the Air"
  • 2001 - "Betrayal in Death" (written as J. D. Robb)
  • 2001 - "The Villa"
  • 2001 - "Midnight Bayou"

2002

  • 2002 - "Once Upon A Dream"
  • 2002 - "Summer Pleasures" (a two in one reissue of Second Nature and One Summer)
  • 2002 - "Face the Fire"
  • 2002 - "Purity in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2002 - "Reunion in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2002 - "Cordina's Crown Jewel"
  • 2002 - "Three Fates"
  • 2002 - "Chesapeake Blue"

2003

  • 2003 - "Key of Knowledge"
  • 2003 - "Key of Light"
  • 2003 - "Nora Roberts Companion"
  • 2003 - "Once Upon a Midnight"
  • 2003 - "Imitation in Death"(written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2003 - "Remember When"
  • 2003 - "Portrait in Death" (written as JD Robb)
  • 2003 - "Birthright"

2004

  • 2004 - "Blue Dahlia"
  • 2004 - "Northern Lights"
  • 2004 - "Visions in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2004 - "Divided in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2004 - "Key of Valor"
  • 2004 - "A Little Fate"

2005

  • 2005 - "Red Lily"
  • 2005 - "Blue Smoke"
  • 2005 - "Origin in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2005 - "Black Rose"
  • 2005 - "Survivor in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)

2006

  • 2006 - "Memory in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2006 - "Bump in the Night"
  • 2006 - "Angels Fall - "winner of Quill award as Book of the Year and 2006 Romance
  • 2006 - "Morrigan's Cross" (Volume 1 of the Circle Trilogy)
  • 2006 - "Dance of the Gods" (Volume 2 of the Circle Trilogy)
  • 2006 - "Valley of Silence" (Volume 3 of the Circle Trilogy)
  • 2006 - "Born in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)

2007

Four of Roberts' novels are adapted into TV movies by Lifetime Television this year. Roberts is also named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time.

  • 2007 - "Innocent in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2007 - "High Noon"
  • 2007 - "Dead of Night Anthology"
  • 2007 - "Creation in Death"
  • 2007 - "Blood Brothers" (Sign of Seven Trilogy)

2008

The Romance Writers of America renames their Lifetime Achievement Award after Nora Roberts.

  • 2008 - "Strangers In Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2008 - "The Hollow" (Sign of Seven Trilogy)
  • 2008 - "Tribute"
  • 2008 - "Salvation In Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2008 - "Suite 606" (J.D. Robb and friends anthology)
  • 2008 - "The Pagan Stone" (Sign of Seven Trilogy)

2009

  • 2009 - "Promises in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2009 - "Vision in White"
  • 2009 - "Black Hills"
  • 2009 - "Kindred in Death"
  • 2009 - "Bed of Roses"
  • 2009 - "The Lost" (Anthology including J.D. Robb)

2010

  • 2010 - "Fantasy In Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2010 - "Savor the Moment" (#3 in the Bride Quartet)
  • 2010 - "The Search"
  • 2010 - "Indulgence in Death" (written as J.D. Robb)
  • 2010 - "Happy Ever After" (#4 in the Bride Quartet)
  • 2010 - "The Other Side Anthology"

2011

  • 2011 - "Treachery in Death"
  • 2011 - "Chasing Fire"
  • 2011 - "New York to Dallas"
  • 2011 - "The Unquiet"
  • 2011 - "The Next Always: Book One of the Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy"

2012

  • 2012 - "Celebrity In Death"
  • 2012 -" The Witness"
  • 2012 -" The Last Boyfriend: Book Two of the Inn Boonsboro Trilogy"
  • 2012 - "Delusion in Death"
  • 2012 - "The Perfect Hope: Book Three of the Inn Boonsboro Trilogy"

2013

  • 2013 - "Calculated In Death"
  • 2013 - "Whiskey Beach"
  • 2013 - "Thankless in Death"
  • 2013 - "Taken in Death" (short story in "Mirror, Mirror" book)
  • 2013 - "Dark Witch"

2014

  • 2014 - "Concealed in Death"
  • 2014 - "Shadow Spell"
  • 2014 - "The Collector"
  • 2014 - "Festive in Death"
  • 2014 - "Blood Magick"

2015

  • 2015 - "Obsession in Death"
  • 2015 - "The Liar"
  • 2015 - "Devotion in Death"
  • 2015 - "Down the Rabbit Hole"
  • 2015 - "Stars of Fortune" (The Guardians Trilogy)

2016

  • 2016 - "Brotherhood in Death"
  • 2016 - "The Obsession"
  • 2016 - "Bay of Sighs "(The Guardians Trilogy)
  • 2016 - "Apprentice in Death"
  • 2016 - "Island of Glass "(The Guardians Trilogy)