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Delusion In Death Audiobook

Delusion In Death: In Death, Book 35

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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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    BarbJ1947 Rock Hill, SC United States 10-01-12
    BarbJ1947 Rock Hill, SC United States 10-01-12 Listener Since 2007

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    "A little disappointing"

    I'm always on the lookout for a new Eve Dallas book, and usually love her take on the near future and its technology. All of the plots are a stretch, but this one was hard to like and left me a little dis-satisfied. I could certainly do without the obligatory sex scene, and I wish there were an explanation of the urban wars! You can do better than this, J D Robb (for those of you who don't know, pen name for Nora Roberts). Susan Ericksen, as usual, is superb - I can't imagine a better narrator for these characters.

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    Terri 09-28-12
    Terri 09-28-12
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    "Another Entertaining Story by JD Robb"
    Any additional comments?

    Since I've listened to all of these books, its a given I enjoy them. There wasn't much new as far as characters and the plot was familiar. I'd love it if the author would add new and different twists to this series.

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    Martha Healy 09-28-12

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    "Not up to standard"
    Would you try another book from J. D. Robb and/or Susan Ericksen?

    Yes, because I LOVE this series but if you enjoy the relationship between Rourk and Eve, it is missing to a large extent in this book. I will say it is the first with a kind of "twist" ending. Was wondering where it was going when there was more than an hour left when the caught the "bad guy."


    What was most disappointing about J. D. Robb’s story?

    The missing interaction between Rourke and Eve


    What about Susan Ericksen’s performance did you like?

    She is always great and so consistent.


    Could you see Delusion In Death being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Would LOVE a series but no ideas for stars


    Any additional comments?

    Please come back with the next one having more of Rourke and Eve.

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    L Martin Mesa, AZ USA 09-28-12
    L Martin Mesa, AZ USA 09-28-12 Member Since 2013
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    "A solid Eve Dallas story"

    Not my favorite, but definitely worth it. Can't wait for the next "in death" book.

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    Mary Bloomington, IN, United States 09-27-12
    Mary Bloomington, IN, United States 09-27-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story"
    If you could sum up Delusion In Death in three words, what would they be?

    Gets better and better


    What did you like best about this story?

    I like to see Eve and Roarke develop in their relationship. I have also really like Somerset throughout these books, and it was great to learn a little more about him as well.


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

    Susan Ericson narrate all the In Death books. She doesn't disappoint with this one, either.


    Any additional comments?

    Every six months I can't wait to listen to the next installment.

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    Brenda Acme, Alberta, Canada 09-25-12
    Brenda Acme, Alberta, Canada 09-25-12 Member Since 2010
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    "disappointing"

    I love JD Robb and this series....but this book was disappointing. It lacked excitement and Dallas and Roarke lacked chemistry this time. This story had great potential.. but it wasn't fulfilled.

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    amoeba 09-15-12
    amoeba 09-15-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Brava,Bravo"

    One of the best In Death books and I've read them all. The interactions between the characters are frequent and extremely enjoyable. Story line was great! As always,Susan Ericksen's presentation was excellent. Thank you Ms.Robb,wherever you are. (grin)

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    Amazon Customer Federal Way, Wa, United States 09-13-12
    Amazon Customer Federal Way, Wa, United States 09-13-12 Member Since 2016
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    "Really a great series."

    What can I say, there isn't a bad one in the bunch. This was really good. Eve and Roark never disappoint. Robb has made characters that are so well done that at this point they are like old friends. Watching Eve and Roark evolve has been such a treat. All the secondary characters are equally wonderful and the plot always keeps you wondering. Hate that it will be another year for the next one.

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    Vicki Snohomish, WA, United States 09-13-12
    Vicki Snohomish, WA, United States 09-13-12 Member Since 2013
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    "Naration change"
    Would you try another book from J. D. Robb and/or Susan Ericksen?

    Yes!


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

    All of the In Death Series - the way the author has built the series around the characters makes you feel like they are in your life


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Susan Ericksen?

    I wouldn't change her... In the past I have LOVED her (I have listened to the entire series 3 times)... this book, her voice is the same for each character, but there is something different with the flow or cadence - it sounds like she is emphasizing every word, and to be honest, it is REALLY annoying to me. I haven't listened to the whole book yet, but I have considered stopping with the audio and just reading it. I keep thinking it will either stop, or I will get used to it. I hope that something medical hasn't caused her change - if it is, then I am sorry... I am still having a hard time listening.


    Do you think Delusion In Death needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

    absolutely! keep them coming!!


    Any additional comments?

    I have adored this series, J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts) is spectacular in her character development!!

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    barbara Chiswick, Australia 06-20-13
    barbara Chiswick, Australia 06-20-13 Member Since 2015
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    "If you like American dramas....."

    The reason that I don't like American dramas is that the characters are predictable in many ways: heroines and heroes are always 'beautiful' - tall, slim, muscles etc. they always have an offsider who is not 'tall, slim, muscles etc in fact they are the opposite and are always shorter then the hero/ine with a slave devotion to their master/mistress.
    So predictable I don't want to even bother writing anymore...even the story line is predictable....this sums up Delusion in Death - end of review.
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    The narration by Susan Ericksen was impressive - she does so many voices and characters - quite amazing.

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