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Delusion In Death Audiobook

Delusion In Death: In Death, Book 35

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Publisher's Summary

It was just another after-work happy-hour bar downtown, where business professionals unwound with a few drinks, complained about the boss, maybe hooked up with someone for the night. Until something went terribly wrong. At first it was just a friction in the air. The noise intensified. The crowd seemed oppressive. Some sharp words were exchanged, some pushing and shoving.

Then the madness descended. And after 12 minutes of chaos and violence, 80 people lay dead.

Eve Dallas is trying to sort out the inexplicable events. Surviving witnesses talk about seeing things - monsters and swarms of bees. They describe sudden, overwhelming feelings of fear and rage and paranoia. When forensics makes its report, the mass delusions make more sense: it appears the bar patrons were exposed to a cocktail of chemicals and illegal drugs that could drive people into temporary insanity - if not kill them outright.

But that doesn’t explain who would unleash such horror - or why. Eve’s husband, Roarke, happens to own the bar, yet he’s convinced the attack wasn’t directed at him. It’s bigger than that. And if Eve can’t figure it out fast, it could happen again, anytime, anywhere. Because it’s airborne....

©2012 Nora Roberts (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Judy 11-04-12
    Judy 11-04-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Another hit"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Delusion In Death to be better than the print version?

    I love the audio editions because I travel so much. Although I do have to admit that I occasionally listen to them when I'm not traveling - and this was one. Since I listen to the unabridged versions, it's the same as reading the book, and the different actors are portrayed wonderfully by Susan.


    What other book might you compare Delusion In Death to and why?

    I would compare this to other "in Death" books. It's a series that I love.


    What about Susan Ericksen’s performance did you like?

    There were several new characters in this book and she does a great job with the voices.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book was so good, I listened to it when I wasn't travelling - but because I couldn't put it down.


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    Nicole 11-01-12
    Nicole 11-01-12
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    "Not one of her best"
    Would you try another book from J. D. Robb and/or Susan Ericksen?

    Yes, I usually like this book and series


    What could J. D. Robb have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Not sure..I don't know why I did not enjoy this book as much as the others.


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    Margaret BROWNSBURG, IN, United States 10-29-12
    Margaret BROWNSBURG, IN, United States 10-29-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Continuing superb tradition, does not disappoint."
    What does Susan Ericksen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Susan Ericksen is a master of the voice of the characters. While I read many books, I would not want to sacrifice hearing the various individuals in the story. It truly enhances the mystery and the experience.


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    Lynda Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada 10-29-12
    Lynda Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada 10-29-12
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    "always a great listen"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    absolutely, the reader brings the story and the characters to life so convincingly in each book that you really want to follow their adventures. The stories themselves tend to become rather familiar, but always exciting, and always to the advancement of the series in general.


    What did you like best about this story?

    as always the reader makes the characters individuals, even the male characters take on a distinctive persona which makes you relate well to all of them.


    What about Susan Ericksen’s performance did you like?

    She has the ability to make each character, male or female become their own distinctive person and character, she is one of the best readers ever, male or female, she brings every character, male or female to life.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No, just enjoyed the way the story line moves along and develops the characters in this series


    Any additional comments?

    no

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    Roy1bear Ann Arbor Michigan 10-29-12
    Roy1bear Ann Arbor Michigan 10-29-12 Member Since 2006

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    "Good story but not a good performance."
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Listening to this book was an OK for time well spent. Most distracting was the not so great performance of the reader.


    What didn’t you like about Susan Ericksen’s performance?

    Voice was not up to par vs almost every other book I have listened to and I have listened to over 100 books. Her male voices were most distracting.


    Was Delusion In Death worth the listening time?

    The story was good, but not great.


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    Leslie 10-29-12
    Leslie 10-29-12

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    "Classic JD Robb"

    Good story, as always. Suspenseful until the end. I didn't care for the narrator and how she portrayed each character. Overall, great story.

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    Midwest Lady Indiana 10-29-12
    Midwest Lady Indiana 10-29-12 Member Since 2016

    Reader. Painter. Newspaper columnist. Nurse. Humane Society. Lake life. Walker. Happily remarried - was a widow.

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    "Delivers!"
    What made the experience of listening to Delusion In Death the most enjoyable?

    Unique story line. History of the Urban Wars which would have started about now. Progression of heroine in resolving the disaster of her own beginning.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Very real feeling of the future world where the same old same old issues reside.


    Any additional comments?

    Probably one of the better "In Death" series. Good story. Plot interesting and unique. The main characters continue to interest one. I have read every book in this series and I liked this better than most. Kept my attention from beginning to end. Kept me up a few nights listening, too! She has not yet worn out this series and the rotating sub-characters remain interesting. I think you'll like it. If you are new to the series, this might be a good start as it is easy to pick it up.

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    Mara EUREKA, CA, United States 10-28-12
    Mara EUREKA, CA, United States 10-28-12 Member Since 2017

    I love audiobooks. They are so convenient.

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    "WONDERFUL AS ALWAYS"

    What can I say--WONDERFUL AS ALWAYS! With each book Eve grows bit more into who she is to become. Susan Ericksen is the best when it comes to narrating this series.

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    I. Livetoread Vancouver, B.C. Canada 10-26-12
    I. Livetoread Vancouver, B.C. Canada 10-26-12 Member Since 2014
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    "Love the series!"
    What made the experience of listening to Delusion In Death the most enjoyable?

    I enjoyed the diaglogue and the narrator - who has (almost) always done a superb job of interpreting the characters.


    Have you listened to any of Susan Ericksen’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I liked this one a lot and felt it was as good or better than most in the series (although I did find the opening scene far too vividly imagined - I'm much better when the murder has already taken place). Can't wait for the next ...


    Any additional comments?

    The series is best enjoyed starting from the first book (which is excellent!) as the main enjoyment comes from the characters' development.

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    Vicki Tampa, FL, United States 10-26-12
    Vicki Tampa, FL, United States 10-26-12
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    Would you try another book from J. D. Robb and/or Susan Ericksen?

    Not at this time


    What do you think your next listen will be?

    Not listening to Susan


    What didn’t you like about Susan Ericksen’s performance?

    Not good, could not even finish the first part


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment


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  • Anke Smith
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    7/22/16
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    "Love Dallas"

    Another great book in the series- but whilst I'm not prude, I still feel the detailed sex scenes don't add to the story line at all, and could be tuned down somewhat...

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  • Christine
    5/21/16
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    "Another great Dallas book"

    Bit long winded at the end, rather far fetched and unbelievable. Both clever criminals exhibited amazing stupidity at the end.

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  • M. Graydon
    Norwich, UK
    7/7/15
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    "What a body count"
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    I really enjoyed this book. Another fab story that I couldn't stop listening to. I always love when Eve shows her more vulnerable side and speak to the Doctor about it.

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  • Ms. G. Hadley
    Birmingham, UK
    12/23/12
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    "J.D. ROBB - DELUSION IN DEATH"

    Once again J.D. Robb brings back the usual group of characters in yet another exciting, sexy thriller. For true fans not to be missed.

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  • Mrs. S. A. Lynch
    Leeds West Yorkshire, UK
    12/23/12
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    "Delusion in death - J D Robb"

    I really love this series of books. The characters are believable and develop along with the stories giving you a feeling that you actually know them so well.



    Each plot is unique and well thought out and I eagerly await each new story of the cases of Dallas and Rourke and it is intriguing to see how the author thinks the future will work out.



    I recommend this to fans of fantasy, suspense and romance as it ticks all those boxes beautifully

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  • miss
    borehamwood, United Kingdom
    10/13/12
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    "Delusion In Death"

    Brilliant again, another compelling "Dallas" story. Again the author portrays her character's well, and spins an fascinating story. If you have not read this one yet, do so. I used the audio version and once again Susan Ericksen does an excellent job.



    I look forward to the next book.

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