Strangers in Death

The latest case to test the wits of Lt Eve Dallas

Technology may be different in 2060 New York, yet the city is still a place of many cultures and great divides. But as ever, some murders receive more attention than others - especially those in which the victim is a prominent businessman, found in his Park Avenue apartment, tied to the bed - and strangled - with cords of black velvet.It doesn't surprise Lieutenant Eve Dallas that Thomas Anders' scandalous death is a source of titillation and speculation to the public - and of humiliation to his family. But while all those in the city are talking about it, people close to Anders aren't so anxious to do the same. With some help from her billionaire husband, Roarke, Eve is soon knocking on doors- or barging through them - to find answers.But the facts don't add up. Physical evidence suggests that the victim didn't struggle. The security breach in the apartment indicates that the killer was someone connected to the family, but everyone's alibi checks out. Was this a kinky sex game that turned into a crime of passion - or a meticulously planned execution? It's up to Dallas to solve a case in which strangers may be connected in unexpected, and deadly, ways.

Review:

'I hope Ms. Roberts continues to write new stories for this pair for a long time to come ... Long live Eve and Roarke!' Bella 'Nora Roberts amazes me...' Stephen King
Author:
J. D. Robb
Format:
Paperback

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The latest case to test the wits of Lt Eve Dallas

Technology may be different in 2060 New York, yet the city is still a place of many cultures and great divides. But as ever, some murders receive more attention than others - especially those in which the victim is a prominent businessman, found in his Park Avenue apartment, tied to the bed - and strangled - with cords of black velvet.It doesn't surprise Lieutenant Eve Dallas that Thomas Anders' scandalous death is a source of titillation and speculation to the public - and of humiliation to his family. But while all those in the city are talking about it, people close to Anders aren't so anxious to do the same. With some help from her billionaire husband, Roarke, Eve is soon knocking on doors- or barging through them - to find answers.But the facts don't add up. Physical evidence suggests that the victim didn't struggle. The security breach in the apartment indicates that the killer was someone connected to the family, but everyone's alibi checks out. Was this a kinky sex game that turned into a crime of passion - or a meticulously planned execution? It's up to Dallas to solve a case in which strangers may be connected in unexpected, and deadly, ways.

Review:

'I hope Ms. Roberts continues to write new stories for this pair for a long time to come ... Long live Eve and Roarke!' Bella 'Nora Roberts amazes me...' Stephen King

Product details

Author:
J. D. Robb
Publisher:
Little, Brown & Company
Imprint:
PIATKUS BOOKS
ISBN:
9780749908706
Series Title:
in Death Series
Series Number:
26
Audience:
General
Pages:
368
Width (mm):
109
Length (mm):
178
Additional Info:
J.D. Robb is the psuedonym of Nora Roberts, the number one New York Times bestselling author of more than one hundred novels. With more than 300 million copies of her books in print, and 144 New York Times bestsellers to date, Nora Roberts is indisputably the most celebrated women's fiction writer today.
Weight (g):
198

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