Virgin River

Virgin River

Book - 2007
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"The Virgin River books are so compelling--I connected instantly with the characters and just wanted more and more and more." --#1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber

Welcome back to Virgin River with the book that inspired the hit Netflix series...

Wanted: Midwife/nurse practitioner in Virgin River, population six hundred. Make a difference against a backdrop of towering California redwoods and crystal clear rivers. Rent-free cabin included.

When the recently widowed Melinda Monroe sees this ad, she quickly decides that the remote mountain town of Virgin River might be the perfect place to escape her heartache and to reenergize the nursing career she loves. But her high hopes are dashed within an hour of arriving--the cabin is a dump, the roads are treacherous and the local doctor wants nothing to do with her. Realizing she's made a huge mistake, Mel decides to leave town the following morning.

But a tiny baby abandoned on a front porch changes her plans...and former marine Jack Sheridan cements them into place.

A Virgin River Novel

Book 1: Virgin River
Book 2: Shelter Mountain
Book 3: Whispering Rock
Book 4: A Virgin River Christmas
Book 5: Second Chance Pass
Book 6: Temptation Ridge
Book 7: Paradise Valley
Book 8: Forbidden Falls
Book 9: Angel's Peak
Book 10: Moonlight Road
Book 11: Promise Canyon
Book 12: Wild Man Creek
Book 13: Harvest Moon
Book 14: Bring Me Home for Christmas
Book 15: Hidden Summit
Book 16: Redwood Bend
Book 17: Sunrise Point
Book 18: My Kind of Christmas
Book 19: Return to Virgin River
Publisher: Toronto : MIRA, [2007]
ISBN: 9780778333142
9780778360032
9780778310051
Branch Call Number: CARR
Characteristics: 424 pages ; 18 cm

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matcat44
Apr 10, 2021

Netflix version much better. In fact I skimmed a lot of this book, not really interested.

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elryn1
Mar 22, 2021

I saw the Netflix series season 1 first and liked it, so decided to read the book. For me this is a one of the few where the movie/tv show was better than the book. I’d give the book a grade “C” vs the tv series was a “B” or maybe a “B-“

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Einer2
Feb 25, 2021

Another case where I think the Netflix series is even better than the book! Will keep reading though :-)

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nzannajm
Jan 29, 2021

1st virgin river

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K4Hiemstra
Jan 09, 2021

I could not stop reading this book and it has me hooked into the series now. I appreciate that each book (so far) focuses on a different character but the stories are intertwined wonderfully.

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cort_66
Apr 09, 2020

I really enjoyed this series. Each book lets you get to know the different people in the small town. You don't have to read the books in order but you are introduced to the other people in the town along the way. They go along with the Netflix series but the books, of course, tell more about the characters.

DCPL_Alicia Jan 29, 2020

I am rereading this book because of the new Netflix series. They both have merit but the book builds the characters better.

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bnyikes
Oct 14, 2018

I read this series several years ago when I was recovering from surgery. It was so good that I am going to read it again!!
I think that the Grace Valley series is connected to this series too!

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babajeantx
Apr 18, 2014

Book 1 in the Virgin River series, got me started on the series, all the way to 13 complete

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carolynmay
Dec 01, 2011

awsome series, although each book is independent of the others, i would recomend starting the series from the begining since all the characters from previous books are in all the books that follow.

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