We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access .
Promises in Death Audiobook

Promises in Death: In Death, Book 28

Regular Price:$24.46
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Publisher's Summary

Amaryllis Coltraine may have recently transferred to the New York City police force from Atlanta, but she's been a cop long enough to know how to defend herself against an assailant. When she's taken down just steps away from her apartment, killed with her own weapon, for Eve the victim isn't just "one of us."

Dallas's friend, Chief Medical Examiner Morris, had started a serious relationship with Coltraine, and from all accounts the two were headed for a happy future together. But someone has put an end to all that. After breaking the news to Morris, Eve starts questioning everyone, including Coltraine's squad, informants, and neighbors, while Eve's husband, Roarke, digs into computer data on the dead woman's life back in Atlanta. To their shock, they discover a connection between this case and their own painful, shadowy pasts.

The truth will need to be uncovered one layer at a time, starting with the box that arrives at Cop Central addressed to Eve, containing Coltraine's guns, badge, and a note from her killer: "You can have them back. Maybe someday soon, I'll be sending yours to somebody else." But Eve Dallas doesn't take too kindly to personal threats, and she is going to break this case, whatever it takes. And that's a promise.

©2009 J.D. Robb; (P)2009 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.6 (1484 )
5 star
 (1063)
4 star
 (305)
3 star
 (81)
2 star
 (15)
1 star
 (20)
Overall
4.7 (1023 )
5 star
 (797)
4 star
 (184)
3 star
 (37)
2 star
 (3)
1 star
 (2)
Story
4.8 (1018 )
5 star
 (860)
4 star
 (130)
3 star
 (25)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (3)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Elise Shawnee, OK, USA 04-20-09
    Elise Shawnee, OK, USA 04-20-09
    HELPFUL VOTES
    4
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    32
    4
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    "Promises in Death"

    I love all of the In Death. I loved this one also. The one thing I didn't like was Peabody's voice. I don't remember her voice sounding like this from other books I have listened to. Other than that I really liked the book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Loy 04-04-09
    Loy 04-04-09

    Born to read

    HELPFUL VOTES
    214
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    471
    148
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    17
    14
    Overall
    "she doesn't disappoint"

    Robb has another great hit with Dallas and all her crew. She has everyone in this book and we get to peek into their lives. the murder story is a good one and Dallas saves the day again
    a good series.
    Listen from the beginning and learn about everyone
    good stuff

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Toni San Dimas, CA, USA 03-26-09
    Toni San Dimas, CA, USA 03-26-09 Member Since 2016
    HELPFUL VOTES
    33
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    9
    3
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    2
    0
    Overall
    "Wonderful narrator, Great series"

    I have been a Nora Roberts fan since she first came on the scene writing for series romances (oh, so many year ago!). When she started writing her "in death" series I was hooked. Haven't missed a one and since they became available on audio my father-in-law has also become a fan. Listening to Susan Ericksen is a joy and a pleasure, her idividual voices bring the story to life. I hope she continues to narrate the J.D. Robb series because she is the best I have ever heard. Thank you!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Brandy86 05-12-16
    Brandy86 05-12-16 Member Since 2015
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    21
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "excellent as always"

    Susan Erickson is the best!! this is my favorite series and it's not half as good with any other narrator. love the story love the characters! they are always entertaining.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Tina Patton 04-16-16
    Tina Patton 04-16-16 Member Since 2015
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    1
    1
    Overall
    "loved it"

    I love the in death series and this one was no exception it had me laughing out loud as Eve trruggled with her fears regarding social events and the bridal shower and tearing up over the death of a fellow cop

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    M. mckenzie 03-25-16
    M. mckenzie 03-25-16
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    3
    1
    Overall
    "good book BAD narration"

    Audible, this is 2 books in a row with narrated voices that were really bad! There has got to be better choices out there or get an actual man to read the male parts! Gee its not too much to ask is it??? I think I will go back to just reading the series, I cannot keep listening to this narrator, she is making these characters sound close to 50 and her new York accent, yikes..

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Bobbie Gregory 01-09-16 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    15
    8
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "FABULOUS"

    best one yet. Love these books. can'the wait for nest one. just loved it.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Sue S 09-05-15
    Sue S 09-05-15 Member Since 2014
    HELPFUL VOTES
    1
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    61
    21
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "More humor in this one"

    This book is a typical good read. Lots of mystery and sleuthing. My favorite part was when Roarke said "show me your penis" to Eve.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Kelly Howard Oregon 06-11-15
    Kelly Howard Oregon 06-11-15 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    420
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    104
    72
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    76
    1
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "good entry in the lineup"

    You have to have a tolerance for formula if you're going to read many of the "In Death" books. I view them as brain candy, usually fun to listen to and then I can let them wash right out of my brain, so no memory units are taken up with them. This also means I can listen to the same book over & over as long as I leave some time between repeats.

    This entry in the series has more focus on side characters than many of them, with Amy and especially Morris prominent. It's kind of a relief to move some of the focus from Eve; her quirks can turn into annoying obnoxiousess at times (i.e. in "Holiday in Death" she's just a total, intolerable bee-yatch).

    I confess that I don't often like female narrators, but Susan Ericksen is outstanding. Her voice is wonderful, and her rendering of the various characters is excellent. Even her male characters sound believable, which is often a problem with women readers (Yes, many male readers stink at female voices, too, but somehow I have an easier time with a contralto 'female' than a soprano 'male'...so shoot me).

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Jeannett Loma Linda, CA, United States 02-19-15
    Jeannett Loma Linda, CA, United States 02-19-15 Member Since 2013
    HELPFUL VOTES
    15
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    494
    20
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Can't get enough!"

    It is worst than any addiction know to man: I have to listen to case, the build up, making the murder board, the hit and miss and the threat. I just cannot seem to get enough of the stories JD comes of with. It is my major evening entertainment after a long day at work, caring for others, handling multiple client concerns, etc. it is what I do for me without having anything to do but figure out Eve Dallas's next move. Wow!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank you.

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.