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 am totally engaged in listening to Susan Ericksen's narration of this series. She manages to show the personalities of the characters so well!! I have listened to the first "in death" book up to this one all in order. It's been fun to see how Peabody develops as a great cop and how Eve and Roark's relationship evolves. I laugh out loud at some of their conversations, but there is always that sincere love for each other that keeps me wanting to listen to the next book! Keep up the good work J D Robb and Susan Ericksen!!
The J.D. Robb, Eve Dallas series, is one of the best. Susan Ericksen's gift for capturing the characters' persona hits the mark every time. I have listened to 20 of these audio books and read the others. I intend to eventually buy those I've read so I can enjoy Susan's narration. The story lines are always very interesting and some of the humorous lines have me laughing out loud. Somehow, J.D. Robb is able to make the love making between her and Roark different in every book and a wonderful experience without seeming tawdry or vulgar, even though at times their banter can be; however, it is usually very humorous. Keep writing them J.D. I just finished the latest, Kindred in Death, and as usual the narration was top notch.
Loyalty is a good thing, Eve Dallas knows this. She has loyalty to every victim she stands for, making sure that they have justice. So when a group is blowing up New York City landmarks Dallas will give her all to see that these people are brought to justice. Mean while Peabody's brother is in town, came to build cabinets for B. Donald Branson of Branson Tool and Toys. Plus the childish fight between Peabody and McNab comes to the forefront of the plot. This book pulls Dallas out of her comfort zone, she is good at her job, but that is when it is murder. But when she is dealing with a group on a mission she is not sure just how the steps of this dance are done when she is trying to find a group of terrorist. This is another great book by J.D. Robb and a great narration by Susan Ericksen. These two ladies take Romantic Suspense to the next level.
71 year old avid reader using either my eyes or ears. I make earrings that I donate to shelters and while I work, I listen to wonderful books. I also keep in mind that you have to kiss frogs to find princes - time's too short to bother with losers.
Police drama with a twist. All the "in Death" novels are filled with wonderful characters you'll miss when you finish the book and you'll be delighted to visit with them again in the next. I've read about 20 and I can't wait to read more.
Oh, and if you've ever thought "Not for me, I don't like Sci Fi" think again. The futuristic aspect won't spoil it for you, I promise.
This series keeps getting better! I don't know how JDRobb does it, but the stories and plots are continually fresh and full of twisty-goodness.
This plot is intricate and well developed. I didn't figure it out until right before the end.
The narrator is excellent!
I recommend the series for those mystery buffs, that like a lot of romance thrown in for good measure!
It's the begining of Peabody and McNabb's romance.
The elevator scene.... I am not giving it away :-)
I love her accents for the characters.
several times, There is always funny stuff when Eve or Roak are concerned.
Yes, I would recommend this audiobook, Susan Erickson has developed the reading for each character, where I can follow the story so well that it is like watching a movie, I can see the characters, which also gives compliment to the writer, J. D. Robb (Nora Roberts). She keeps me reading her books because of how the characters are so interesting and each unique in their own way.
The endings are always the best for me and this one was no exception, because I did not figure the 'who done it' until it was about to be revealed.
I like the way Susan can give something special to each character and no one is overbearing on another.
There were parts in this story that made me laugh, especially with Peabody and McNabb and their blooming relationship.
I truly enjoy the Death series, when I can't get them on audio, I read the hard copy and still enjoy them, but reading is much easier after getting to know the characters on audio.
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.
I loooooooovvvve books!!!!!!!!
Once again this is an outstanding book by jd robb. I love this entire series and have alwasys been a true fan. I really love the fact that the auther choosed to keep the same narrator for all the in death series which makes it so much better to continue to follow the story line as the powerful, passionate couple of Roake and Eve progress onward. I recommend this book and the whole in death series!
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!
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