The latest novel from the backlist of J D Robb’s addictive ‘In Death’ series featuring Eve Dallas.
Murder was always an insult. But the murder, bloody and brutal, of an entire family in their own home, was a different form of evil.
Nixie Swisher crept down the stairs for a drink – and saved her own life. When Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called to the house minutes later, she finds the whole family murdered in their beds. But the killers made a mistake: they left a survivor.
Nixie saw everything. And unfortunately for her, these elite killers soon realise they need to finish the job. So Eve and her billionaire husband Roarke give everything they can to keep Nixie safe in their own home.
And then a terrifying climax reveals there may be more to Nixie than meets the eye…
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Betrayal in Death
Lieutenant Eve Dallas weaves through the grisly crime world of the New York of the future in search of truth and justice, as she investigates a homicide on familiar grounds - her husband's hotel. However the act of murder was committed, in cold blood or hot, Eve Dallas was sworn to pursue it to its root. And serve the dead.' At the luxurious Roarke Palace Hotel, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown - and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her dead, strangled by a thin, silver wire. He's Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder; a hit man for the elite. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows him well. But in this twisted case, knowing the killer doesn't help solve the crime. Because there's someone else involved. Someone with a very personal motive. And Eve must face a terrifying possibility that the real target may, in fact, be her husband, Roarke.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Vengeance in Death
He is an expert with the latest technology...a madman with the mind of a genius and the heart of a killer. He quietly stalks his prey. Then he haunts the police with cryptic riddles about the crimes he is about to commit--always solved moments too late to save his victims' lives. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the first victim butchered in his own home. The second lost his life in a vacant luxury apartment. The two men had little in common. Both suffered unspeakable torture before their deaths. And both had ties to an ugly secret of ten years past--a secret shared by none other than Eve's new husband, Roarke.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Naked in Death
In a world of danger and deception, she walks the line--between seductive passion and scandalous murder... Eve Dallas is a New York police lieutenant hunting for a ruthless killer. In over ten years on the force, she's seen it all--and knows her survival depends on her instincts. And she's going against every warning telling her not to get involved with Roarke, an Irish billionaire--and a suspect in Eve's murder investigation. But passion and seduction have rules of their own, and it's up to Eve to take a chance in the arms of a man she knows nothing about--except the addictive hunger of needing his touch.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - New York to Dallas
Eve Dallas caged an evil killer, closed the door on her dark past - but now everything is about to explode... Twelve years ago, Eve Dallas was just a rookie NY cop when her instincts led her to the apartment of Isaac McQueen, a man she discovered to be a sick murderer and paedophile, who was keeping young girls in cages. Now a homicide Lieutenant, Eve is one of the most distinguished officers in the city - and then she learns that McQueen has escaped from jail. Bent on revenge against Eve and with a need to punish more 'bad girls' McQueen heads to Dallas, Texas - the place where Eve was found as a child, the place where she killed her own abusive monster when she was only eight years old. With Eve and Roarke in pursuit of McQueen, everything is on the line and secrets from Eve's past are about to be shockingly revealed.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Fantasy in Death
A game of life and death gone terribly wrong... They were best friends, driven by one shared vision - to rule the world of virtual reality games. Cill, hard-edged and beautiful, Var and Benny, brains and business acumen, and Bart, the genius behind the idea. Their newest invention, developed to transport the player into a fantastical virtual world, is just about to be launched. Then, suddenly, Bart is found brutally killed, defeated by their own game. Their close-knit group is torn apart. Who could have engineered a virtual death with such devastating consequences? Even Eve Dallas, New York City's most cunning investigator, is hard-pressed for an answer. But as she digs deeper, peeling back layers of secrets, revenge and misplaced allegiances, she realises with growing dread the depth of the killer's master plan. And she knows his game is far from over...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Witness in Death
There was always an audience for murder. Opening night at New York's New Globe Theatre turns from stage scene to crime scene when the leading man is stabbed to death right on centre stage. Now Eve Dallas has a high profile celebrity homicide on her hands. Not only is she primary detective, she's also a witness - and when the press discovers that her husband, Roarke, owns the theatre, there's more media interest than either can handle. The only way out is to move fast. Question everyone - and everything. And in the meantime, try to tell the difference between the truth - and really good acting...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Purity in Death
'The heat was murder. Some managed to escape. But most just had to live through it.' Louie Cogburn had spent three days holed up in his apartment, staring at his computer screen. His pounding headache was unbearable - like spikes drilling into his brain. And it is getting worse. Finally, when someone knocked at his door, Louie picked up a baseball bat, opened the door and started swinging... The first cop on the scene fired his stunner twice and Louie died instantly. Detective Eve Dallas has taken over the investigation, but there is nothing to explain the man's sudden rage or death. The only clue is a bizarre message left on his computer screen: Absolute Purity Achieved. And when a second man dies under nearly identical circumstances, Eve starts racking her brain for answers and the courage to face the impossible...that this might be a computer virus able to spread from machine to man...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Imitation in Death
'As Lieutenant Eve Dallas stood over what had once been a woman, she wondered when she would see worse than this.' Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, Ted Bundy. The worst murderers in history and a new madman's inspiration. In the lost hours of the night a man in a top hat and swirling cloak leaves horror in his wake and a note to Eve Dallas, signed simply: Jack. More murders follow and Eve quickly realises the killer's deadly game of imitation. But facing this calm and menacing presence, with a trail running through London, Paris and LA, Eve struggles to keep her focus. At a time when legend collides with brutal reality, Eve needs all her wits about her...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Memory in Death
Eve Dallas is one tough cop. She can take on purse snatchers, drug dealers, and worse. But when Trudy Lombard - a seemingly ordinary middle-aged lady - shows up at the station, it's all Eve can do to hold it together. Instantly, she is plunged back to the days when she was a vulnerable, traumatized young girl -and trapped in foster care with the twisted woman now in front of her. Trudy claims she came all the way to New York just to see how Eve was doing. But Eve's fiercely protective husband Roarke suspects otherwise - and his suspicion proves correct when Trudy shows up at his office demanding money in exchange for keeping the ugly details of Eve's childhood a secret - he shows her the door. Somebody else, though, wants her dead - and just a few days later, she's found on the floor of her hotel room. A cop to the core, Eve is determined to solve the case. Unfortunately, Eve was not the only one who ever suffered at this woman's hands - and she and Roarke will follow a dangerous path to find out who turned the victimiser into a victim.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Origin in Death
The latest novel from the backlist of J D Robb's addictive 'In Death' series featuring Eve Dallas. The sickness came into the center of her belly and lay there like a tumor. They've been cloning girls. Not just messing with DNA. But creating them. Selling them. The world famous cosmetic surgeon, Dr Wilfred Icove, has been found dead - a cold, brutal scalpel to the heart. He is a man with nothing to hide, but when Lieutenant Eve Dallas exposes Dr Icove's patient records, a distressing image appears. Eve's trail leads to an exclusive boarding school for girls. A strange, isolated place where everything seems perfect. A little too perfect. And when the main benefactor turns out to be a genius geneticist, Eve readies an attack. With the girls nearing perfection and the men nearing insanity, Eve suspects something truly horrifying is happening...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Born in Death
Eve Dallas has a grisly double homicide to solve when two young lovers - both employees of the same prestigious accounting firm - are brutally killed on the same night. It doesn't leave Eve a lot of leftover time to put together a baby shower for her best-friend Mavis, but that's supposedly what friends are for. Now Mavis needs another favour. Tandy Willowby, one of the mothers-to-be in Mavis's birthing class, didn't show up for the shower. Having only recently arrived from London, Tandy has few friends in New York, and no family - and she was really looking forward to the party. And when Eve enters Tandy's apartment and finds a gift for Mavis wrapped and ready on the table - and a packed bag for the hospital still on the floor next to it she realises something is wrong. Normally, such a case would be turned over to Missing Persons. But Mavis asks for Eve's - and she can't say no. She'll have to track Tandy down while simultaneously investigating the deals and double-crosses hidden in the files of some of the city's richest and most secretive citizens, in a race against this particularly vicious killer.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Immortal in Death
It is 2058, New York City. Lieutenant Eve Dallas uncovers a world where technology can create beauty and youth, but passion and greed can destroy them. She was one of the most sought-after women in the world. A top model who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted -even another woman's man. And now she's dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas puts her life on the line to take the case when suspicion falls on her best friend, the other woman in the fatal love triangle. Beneath the facade of glamor, Eve finds that the world of high fashion thrives on an all-consuming obsession with youth and fame-one that leads her from the lights of the runway to the dark underworld of New York City, where drugs can fulfill any desire, for a price.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Kindred in Death
A dangerous new assignment for Lieutenant Eve Dallas as she tracks down a killer hell-bent on revenge. A phone call from up high interrupts Eve s plans to have a lazy day with her husband: The teenage daughter of Captain Jonah McMasters, head of the NYPD drug squad, has been found raped and strangled in her bedroom. A terrifying video of Deena, bloody and beaten beyond recognition, hints at a link between her death and a criminal in McMasters s own past, someone determined to exact revenge in the cruelest way possible. Searching through McMasters cases leads Eve nowhere - until another rape-murder, and another video, reveals the killers deadly intent: to target every single person involved in his family s case over a decade ago. With barely anything to go on except a tangle of dead ends, Eve and her team must work fast to identify the next victim of a killer with who will stop at nothing ...
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Portrait in Death
'Her face was young and pretty, lips and cheeks rosy. 'She's dead isn't she? In this picture, she's already dead.' New York's top reporter is sent a glamorous portfolio - a beautiful girl in the prime of her life. But the camera lies. A closer look shows the girl's lifeless body held up by wires and clever lighting: immortalised and horrifying. As the killer plucks more young people from their lives, Lieutenant Eve Dallas tries desperately to find a link. Trusting her instincts and her billionaire husband's shady past, Eve confronts the mounting panic. But when a killer is consumed by a passionate madness, time is short...
J. R. Ward - Irigység
Egy sorozatgyilkos fiaként a gyilkossági nyomozó, ifjabb Thomas DelVecchio a gonosz árnyékában nőtt fel. Most állampolgári kötelesség és vak gyűlölet között egyensúlyozva vezekel apja bűneiért, miközben saját démonaival harcol. Veck megfigyelésével Sophia Reillyt, a belső ellenőrzés hadnagyát bízzák meg, aki nem csupán szakmailag, de magánemberként is érdeklődik a férfi iránt. Vecket és Sophiát valami más is összeköti… Jim Heron, a titokzatos idegen, aki túl sok választ tud… ám olyan kérdésekre, amelyek halálosak. Amikor Veck és Sophia nyakig merül a jó gonosz ellen vívott harcában, a bukott angyal az egyetlen, aki megmentheti őket az örök kárhozattól. J. R. Ward új bestsellersorozata a hét főbűnről, szerelemről és szenvedélyről, sikerről és gazdagságról, hatalomról és bosszúról világszerte meghódította a Fekete Tőr Testvériség című sorozat rajongóit.
Laurell K. Hamilton - Bűnös vágyak
„Anita Blake szúr, mint a kihegyezett karó, és kemény, mint egy ezüst pisztolygolyó” Olyan világban élünk, ahol a legfelsőbb bíróság döntése alapján a vámpírizmus megengedett. Ahol a halottkeltőnek lenni hétköznapi foglalkozás. Ahol a természetfeletti ügyeket a rendőrség különleges osztaga kezeli. Ahol mindennapos dolog, ha az ember zombikba, vagy patkányemberekbe botlik St. Louis-ban valaki vagy valami gyilkolni kezdi a város legerősebb, leghatalmasabb vámpírjait. A rejtély felderítéséhez a vérszívók kénytelenek külső segítséghez fordulni. Ő Anita Blake. A legdögösebb halottkeltő és vámpírvadász a városban: Azt hitte, már mindent látott, de ez az ügy még neki is okoz meglepetéseket. Laurell K. Hamilton regénysorozata Anita Blake főszereplésével.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Glory in Death
It is 2058, New York City. In a world where technology can reveal the darkest of secrets, there's only one place to hide a crime of passion-in the heart. Even in the mid-twenty-first century, during a time when genetic testing usually weeds out any violent hereditary traits before they can take over, murder still happens. The first victim is found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second is murdered in her own apartment building. Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas has no problem finding connections between the two crimes. Both victims were beautiful and highly successful women. Their glamorous lives and loves were the talk of the city. And their intimate relations with men of great power and wealth provide Eve with a long list of suspects-including her own lover, Roarke.
Nalini Singh - Angyalcsók
A vámpírvadász, Elena Deveraux álma valóra vált: angyallá változott – de időre van még szüksége, hogy megerősödjön és szárnyra kaphasson. Pedig éppen ideje nincs: gyorsan fel kell készülnie a legrosszabbakra. Lijuan, a legősibb arkangyal, aki már a halálon is uralkodni akar, rettenetes meglepetést készít elő a lány számára. Rejtélyes bűncselekmények jelzik: valaki ki akarja használni, hogy az arkangyalok között megbomlott a hatalmi egyensúly – a felderítéshez is szükség lenne Elena vadász képességeire. A lányt nem csak saját gyengesége bosszantja: azt sem tűrheti, hogy bárki irányítsa őt – lenyűgöző és veszélyes arkangyal szerelme, Raphael azonban már túlságosan hozzászokott az uralkodáshoz. Szerelmük megkérdőjelezhetetlen, de a gyakorlatban halálos is lehet.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Visions in Death
The latest novel from the backlist of J D Robb's addictive 'In Death' series featuring Eve Dallas. She sat, her hands folded tightly together on her lap. She breathed in and out once. 'He took her eyes...' As Elisa Maplewood walks her dog in the still twilight of Central Park, she is oblivious to the man lurking behind her. Later that night Lieutenant Eve Dallas gets a call: a young woman's body has been found on the rocks, wearing nothing but a red ribbon. And, more horrifyingly, she is missing her eyes. Eve's investigation is thrown off course when an exotic and headstrong psychic, Celina Sanchez, insists she saw the murder in a vision. Eve dismisses her, but as the murders become more brutal, the visions more vivid and Eve more desperate, Eve and Celina form an unstoppable team.
J. D. (Nora Roberts) Robb - Rapture in Death
They died with smiles on their faces. Three apparent suicides: a brilliant engineer, an infamous lawyer, and a controversial politician. Three strangers with nothing in common - and no obvious reasons for killing themselves. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas found the deaths suspicious. And her instincts paid off when autopsies revealed small burns on the brains of the victims. Was it a genetic abnormality or a high-tech method of murder? Eve's investigation turned to the provocative world of virtual reality games - where the same techniques used to create joy and desire could also prompt the mind to become the weapon of its own destruction ...