Glory In Death

Glory In Death

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#1 New York Times bestselling author J. D. Robb presents the thrilling second novel in her In Death series. When technology can reveal the darkest of secrets, there's only one place to hide a crime of passion--in the heart...

The first victim was found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second was murdered in her own apartment building. Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas had no problem finding connections between the two crimes. Both victims were beautiful and highly successful women. Their glamorous lives and loves were the talk of the city. And their intimate relations with men of great power and wealth provided Eve with a long list of suspects--including her own lover, Roarke. As a woman, Eve was compelled to trust the man who shared her bed. But as a cop, it was her job to follow every lead...to investigate every scandalous rumor...to explore every secret passion, no matter how dark. Or how dangerous.
Publisher: Berkley Bks.
ISBN: 9780425150986
0425150984

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TheresaAJ
Feb 23, 2021

In Book 2 of this very long running series (50+ titles and counting), Eve is pursuing a serial killer who's murdered a district attorney and a tv star. When Eve reluctantly presents herself as bait for the suspect, it doesn't turn out quite the way she planned. In this book, Eve has made tentative steps towards moving in with Roarke. Amelia Peabody makes her first appearance as a street cop who impresses Eve with her observations and performance at a murder scene.

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RebelBelle13
Feb 09, 2021

I'm really enjoying this series so far. Glory in Death was just as much fun, just as thrilling, and just as intriguing as the first. Roarke and Eve's relationship is in full swing, and he often helps Eve with whichever case she's running at the moment, as she attends events on his arm. She's still feisty and independent and hell-bent on solving her cases above most anything else. There's just enough adult content in here to keep you salivating for the next, but it doesn't go graphically overboard. The murder mystery is intriguing without the killer being obvious, and plenty of red herrings thrown in for good measure. Eve is growing on me as we learn more about her past and she is settling into her relationship with Roarke, which tempers her a bit and sometimes puts Roarke's patience to the test, but they strike a strangely perfect balance with each other. I'm eager to dive into the next!

IndyPL_RobinK Sep 16, 2020

This one is better than the first. Lots of twists and turns. This is a great series with a tougher than tough female cop in the future where things aren't much different than today.

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killerz13
Feb 06, 2020

2nd in series

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patrick2murphy
Nov 15, 2018

Really enjoyed this book. Plan to read next in series. Can see Roarke & Dallas are on their way to romance & crime solving in 2025.

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Cheekym00
Sep 24, 2018

Very readable but the killer turns out to be the person you first thought of; the aggressive controlling sex is unpleasant and does not fit the lead character’s back story; the boyfriend just conveniently comes to the rescue all the time. So readable but not satisfying.

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Dreamstime
Jan 05, 2017

A romance novel involving a rich lover and a light science fiction with detective work devoid of drama. Not for me.

LaimaA Feb 24, 2012

Great mystery in this Eve Dallas novel. Also great character development with Roarke and Eve. Their relationship is one of the most perfect in text.

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ScorchingSun
Jul 04, 2010

Ahhh, must be nice having a super-rich boyfriend providing all kinds of luxurious surreal goodies. Our heroine enjoys but does not take for granted. And duty compels her to dive into the dirt and violence of the real world to seek justice for murder victims. A female white knight.

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RebelBelle13
Feb 09, 2021

RebelBelle13 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

shallowriver Jan 25, 2012

shallowriver thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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