Dr. Wilfred B. Icove himself has been found dead in his office - murdered in a chillingly efficient manner: one swift stab to the heart. Struck by the immaculate condition of the crime scene, Dallas suspects a professional killing. Security discs show a stunningly beautiful woman calmly entering and leaving the building: the good doctor's final appointment.
Known as "Dr. Perfect," the saintly Icove devoted his life to his family and his work. His record is clean. Too clean for Dallas. She knows he was hiding something, and suspects that his son, his successor, knows what it is. Then - like father, like son - the young Dr. Icove is killed...with the same deadly precision.
But who is the mystery woman, and what was her relationship with the good doctors? With her husband, Roarke, working behind the scenes, Dallas follows her darkest instincts into the Icoves' pasts. And what she discovers are men driven to create perfection - playing fast and loose with the laws of nature, the limits of science, and the morals of humanity.
Crack another case with Eve Dallas.
©2005 J. D. Robb; (P)2005 Brilliance Audio
"Robb tones down the romance and ups the action ante as the team uncovers an increasingly horrific crime that builds to a race-against-the-clock climax that will have readers cheering." (Publishers Weekly)
"Susan Ericksen brings enthusiasm to the eclectic cast of characters, offering a unique voice to enliven each one. Her rendition of Lieutenant Dallas as a brash, yet secretly sensitive woman is likely to resonate most with listeners." (AudioFile)
I have come to love all of the books in J. D. Robb's 'In Death' series, this one is like all the others in the series; it puts you at the edge of your set every minute. Lt. Dallas and her team is on the trail of a women that has killed a beloved doctor. Dallas knows what her killer looks like but can not find any records of her every existing.
This case will take Dallas to places in science that people think are only in Science Fiction movies. Along the way Dallas will knock heads with powerful people that don't want her to diminish the value of want Dr. Wilfred B. Icove has done for mankind. Along with stepping on the toes of people that she respects, Dallas must find her killer before the media finds out why Dr. Icove has been killed and release it to the people.
Not going to give any spoilers away but I have loved the In Death series. Some books are better than others and this was one of them. Couldn't stop listening to it.
Absolutely. I find Eve Dallas, along with most of the other characters, to be very likeable, despite her tough-New York Cop-attitude. This story takes you to something that should be unbelievable, but knowing that it really could happen today (or in the near future) makes it extremely intriguing and fascinating.
Finding out the actual root to the murder and the twists it took to get there.
Yes, I have listened to her in each of the Eve Dallas novels I've read, and can't imagine anyone else narrating for Eve. Susan is great and makes listening to the book very enjoyable.
When Eve nervously invites her friends to her and Roarke's over-the-top Thanksgiving!
It's an interesting story and it makes for a great listen. It's a little far fetched but who knows what we'll be able to do by the 2050's. If you're a Dallas fan you can't miss this, especially because it gets mentioned in the following handful of In Death books.
I was hooked from the very first "In Death" audio book and think each one has only gotten better.
I don't think I have one favorite character because it's the written banter and re-pore they have with each other that makes me love each one of them.
I couldn't name one character's performance as favorite... it's Susan Ericksen's special style & talent that I appreciate, admire and love. I'd say I'm addicted because of her.
This is one of my favorite series however the first book I have listened too. Horrible voices done by narrator. Very disappointing.
I liked the story but I'm thoroughly irked that the narrator cannot pronounce the name of one of the main characters. Her name is PeaBODY NOT Peabuddy. Every time she says Peabody's name I liken it to fingernails down a blackboard. Did anyone listen to her read before she was hired? Unbelievable!
Terrible execution of an interesting idea. Obvious and repetitive, you can see each twist coming a mile a way. It kept reminding me of the terrible 1980s movies about the future. Don't even get me started on the gender issues. Yuck.
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