An unknown bomber is stalking New York City. He is sending Eve Dallas taunting letters promising to wreak mass terror and destruction among the "corrupt masses". And when his cruel web of deceit and destruction threatens those she cares for most, Eve fights back. It's her city...it's her job...and it's hitting too close to home. Now, in a race against a ticking clock, Eve must make the pieces fit - before the city falls.
Crack another case with Eve Dallas.
©2007 J. D. Robb; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio
I loved that we got to know more about Peabody in this book. I have always wanted more of her character in the other books, and finally here she gets her own storyline.
As with all of the books in this series I was compelled to finish this book in one listen. I am always driven to find out whether or not I have figured out who is behind the murders. And if I'm right--I love being right. And if I'm wrong--I love being pleasantly surprised. It's a win-win situation.
Susan Ericksen does a phenomenal job of bringing the characters to life and making each one distinct. She gives the characters voices that you wouldn't think up on your own if you just read the book, but they each fit the characters so well.
In this book in particular, I loved how she portrayed Ratso. I couldn't stop laughing.
This book, as with the others in this series, is well worth the credit!
I loved the plot in this one, it moved fast and kept you guessing. Another great story of Eve Dallas!
I am listening to it again now. The series is well written and the characters well developed. Susan Ericksen does an excellent job of giving them life.
This is the first book when Peabody and McNab hook up - so its great to see that unfold.
She is excellent in every book - breathing life into the characters she portrays.
She still stands!
I have two rescue dogs. One Scottish born husband. And a love of books that goes back to childhood and bookmobiles!
Lt. Eve Dallas not only has to fight a mad bomber but solve a murder mystery ...wait, could the 2 be connected? If so, How and Why?
Find out for yourself! It's very exciting!
I always like visiting the world of Dallas and Rourke. The mystery here was pretty good, though I thought as we went along there were too many coincidences to actually be coincidence. I knew they would all pull together in the end wrapped in a neat bow. I always love the interactions between Eve and Rourke. Even when they're pissed at each other they help one another. It was nice to meet a member of Peabody's family and I loved the fact that she and McNab finally got together. It's been a while in coming. The cameo by Mavis was nice but I did miss her throughout most of the book. She's such a colorful character. Susan Ericksen as narrator did fabulously well, as always. Her voices are so consistent for the characters from book to book. I'm looking forward to listening to the next book in the series.
Loyalty In Death is one of my favorite books from this series. For those familiar with the characters, there is great character development for Officer Peabody - family visiting, love interests, and so on. There are several different cases & threads of the story that come together seamlessly, and in Robb's best style, Eve & Roarke take on the bad guys together at the end and make a great team.
For anyone looking to start this series, I really recommend beginning with the first book, Loyalty In Death. Although each story stands alone well, the characters grow and develop, and their relationships to each other change a lot over the course of the 35+ books now available. This one, which is pretty early on in the series, has a large dose of humor to lighten the subject matter - namely, a terrorist group called Cassandra is blowing up New York landmarks.
I highly recommend this series to any mystery fan. Humor, suspense, emotion, fun gadgets (Hey, it's 2059!), and plenty of characters that each have their own story and background.
I get so excited sometimes about writing a review..good or bad...that why sometimes I misspell words..lol..
I looking for a twist in this series. I know the outcome and wantign something different. Susan Ericksen is excellent as always!
It was nice to see Eve finally lighten up--her constant yelling and screaming and protesting gets old after awhile. This book was a nice mixture of the Dallas who still kicks ass but tones it down a bit. Pretty good story and an enjoyable listen. Great performance by Susan Ericksen as always with this series.
Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books
Always enjoy the In Death series. So love the Narrator as well, always does a top job. :)
The narration and the great story line.
Well as I was driving I had to sit back a bit but the plot was interesting, the narration added life to the characters. There is also some individual insights with regard to the characters, this added extra dimension.
All of it. She is the character she is reading. The switches between dialogue is seamless. Its easy to tell who is speaking, just by her voice change. Awesome!!!!
Without giving the story away there was a part near the conclusion that stopped my heart.
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