Crack another case with Eve Dallas.
©2006 J. D. Robb; (P)2006 Brilliance Audio
Just one more great novel from JD Robb, this one had me guessing "who " right till the end. Though the story did drag a bit , I still love all of this series!
Great addition to the series. It is was interesting spending the holidays with Eve.
As always the action starts right away but did not find this story as good as the previous ones. I will continue on with the series. The narration continues to be outstanding!
I love J. D. Robb! The series gets better and better. The side characters are quite interesting and surprising. It is always exciting. The lave story between Eve and Roark gets better and better.
In all the "In Death" books, Eve has certain quirks; she overworks herself & gets teed off when anyone suggests she take a break, she bites people's heads off when they make friendly overtures because she wasn't shown love when she was growing up, she freaks out when aspects of the murder make her relive her childhood abuse. It's part of the formula, and if you don't mind repetition, the way Robb spins out the formula can make enjoyable books.
However, in this one Eve is just intolerably abusive to her long-suffering friends & Roarke. They seem like dumb masochists for putting up with her childish stupidities, because her obnoxiousness is really over the top, to the point of viciousness. She's just too mean to put up with this time.
I can listen to the "In Death" books repeatedly, after I let some months pass, because they're basically brainless fun and the details just drain out of my ears over time (kind of like Robin Cook), and because Susan Erickson does such an excellent job that they're a pleasure for the ears. I'm going to make a note to myself to not ever listen to this one again, though, because I absolutely cannot stand Eve this time around.
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