Watch Nora Roberts Collection
When you are as prolific and popular a writer as Nora Roberts, you can't expect your work to stay confined to the printed page. The best selling romance author entered into an agreement with a basic cable channel in 2007 to begin airing some of her novels in televised form, and a new franchise was born. Televised movies based on Roberts's work began airing on a regular basis. Well made with high production values, and eclectic casts comprised of unknowns, popular television stars, and big screen legends, the movies were ratings hits.
Due to their popularity, some of these films were placed on DVD and marketed as the "Nora Roberts Collection". The plots of all eight movies in the collection stick firmly to the classic romance novel formula. Good looking, love starved men and women with unusual jobs meet, overcome obstacles, and fall in love. "Carolina Moon" tells the tale of a woman solving a friend's murder. "Angel Falls" deals with a heroine's move to escape a trauma. "Blue Smoke" features an arson investigator stalked by a killer. "Montana Sky" has sisters running a troubled ranch.
In addition to some well known stars, sharp eyed viewers may spot Roberts herself in several of these movies.
- 1 Season, 5 Episodes
- March 17, 2009
- Drama, Romance
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Cilla McGowan is a former child star who has found more satisfying work restoring old houses. Cilla buys her grandmother's farmhouse, which may be haunted by the spirit of her long-dead grandmother. Cilla soon forges a romantic relationship with Ford Sawyer, her handsome new neighbor, who ultimately comforts and protects her when her dark dreams and family secrets spiral into a real-life nightmare. Starring Emma Caulfield and Barbara Niven.
Expert hostage negotiator Lieutenant Phoebe McNamara juggles her high-pressure career with the demands of raising her young daughter and contending with her agoraphobic mother, Essie. When Phoebe is assaulted by an unknown assailant in her precinct, she can't help but be deeply shaken. She later receives a series of mysterious and threatening messages, and soon discovers she is the target of a psychopathic killer out to destroy her personally and professionally. Starring Emilie De Ravin, Ivan Sergei and Cybill Shepard.
Harvard-educated lawyer Declan Fitzpatrick impulsively gives up his settled life to buy Manet Hall, a newly restored plantation manor near New Orleans. Living in the house, Declan begins to have visions from a century past and details of events that took place in the mansion. With the help of some new friends, Declan begins to realize, he may be inextricably linked with Manet Hall. Starring Jerry O'Connell, Lauren Stamile and Faye Dunaway.
Former Baltimore policeman Nate Burns escapes to a small, remote town in an effort to forget the traumatic death of his partner. The moment he meets Meg Galligan, a feisty bush pilot who lives in his new hometown, he falls for her. But when Meg's father turns up dead, Nate realizes he may be getting more than he bargained for. Starring Leann Rimes, Eddie Cibrian and Roseanna Arquette.
Listen to Nora Roberts and the cast of the 2009 Nora Roberts' Collection tell the stories behind "Northern Lights," "Midnight Bayou," "High Noon" and "Tribute." Nora Roberts, Brittany Murphy, Jason Lewis, Leann Rimes, Jerry O'Connell and more give behind-the-scenes scoop on their upcoming movies and the novels they are based on. Get an exclusive sneak preview!