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Seasoned author Nora Roberts, writing as Robb, delivers another exhilarating entry in her popular futuristic cop series featuring Eve Dallas (Seduction in Death, etc.). Dallas, a New York police lieutenant, is a hard-bitten warrior cop who buries the pain and anger of her early childhood by excelling on the job. In her latest adventure, all the usual suspects are back: Eve's charismatic husband, Roarke; her plucky assistant, Peabody; and hipster techno-geek McNab. For this round, their objective is to take down a woman Eve arrested 10 years ago, a poisoner named Julianna Dunne. Julianna's out on parole, and now rich old men are dying sudden deaths. What's more, the ex-con wants to exact a little revenge on her one-time adversary. Eve's search for Dunne takes her all over the country, and eventually to Dallas, Tex., the city that gave her both her name and a legacy of violent nightmares. This is a satisfying, well-paced novel that offers readers a little of everything sex, death, family drama and well-orchestrated chase scenes. Although Robb's plot is tight and suspenseful, the real pleasure here comes from watching Eve struggle to maintain her distance from others, even as she finds herself tied ever more closely to her friends and family by the bonds of love. (Mar. 5)Forecast: It's a given that Roberts's books will grace the bestseller charts, but a stylish cover image depicting a ghostly, Manhattan subway entrance may attract new readers.
Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
The most recent chapter of Robb's popular series features Lt. Eve Dallas facing a recently released murderer back to get even. Early in her career, Eve testified against Julianna Dunn, and, during her incarceration, Julianna has been planning how to confuse, humiliate, and ultimately destroy her. This violent reunion begins with the poisoning of middle-aged, wealthy men in seemingly innocuous circumstances on Eve's New York City beat and soon looks like it will culminate with the killing of her husband, Roark. Disconcerting houseguests, a tense visit into Eve's childhood in the city of Dallas, and a comic scene searching for clues in the New York underworld add to the plot and give reader Susan Ericksen the opportunity to charm the listener thoroughly. Her reading is full of color: her accent, pitch, and pacing all add to the listening experience and make this one difficult tape to pause. Recommended for popular collections.
Juleigh Muirhead Clark, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Lib., Colonial Williamsburg Fdn., VA
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
Never a dull moment when it comes to JD Robb.
Once again a thrilling page turner that compliments all of her other novels up until this point!
Another excellent story by J.D. Robb; love this series and would read the rest of them if they were available in hard copy or e-book. Read morePublished 19 months ago by S. A. Cox
One of Eve's past case comes back to haunt her. Julianna Dunne has been relaesed early for good behavior. Now she's out for revenge. She killed one man to get Eves attention. Read morePublished on July 7 2004 by Katrina Carmack
I can always count on JD Robb to suck me into a story and this book was no exception. It seems that her villains are becoming more focused on revenge against Eve as this series... Read morePublished on March 7 2004 by Amazon Customer
This was the first book in the series that I read. I got hook on the series. I have read three other books in this series. The storyline is great.Published on April 23 2003
Reunion in Death is another page turning fun mystery read with a murder for Eve Dallas to solve that has a suspect that is part of her past. Read morePublished on Jan. 5 2003 by Suzanne Vitale
There are just some books that leave you with a vuege feeling of enjoyment months after you read them, most of the In Death series has that quality, and the 14th insalment is no... Read morePublished on Dec 18 2002
I loved this book, I love the familiarity of the characters, by now I feel as though I know them personally. Read morePublished on Nov. 10 2002
The earlier books in the series were great but these are getting predictable and tiresome. Don't get me wrong, I love the characters and there are some great scenes in here, but I... Read morePublished on July 15 2002