No affairs. No criminal connections. No DNA. No clues. Eve Dallas may be the best cop in the city - not to mention having the lavish resources of her husband Roarke at her disposal - but the Swisher case has her baffled. The family members were murdered in their beds with brutal, military precision. The state-of-the-art security was breached, and the killers used night vision to find their way through the cozy middle-class house. Clearly, Dallas is dealing with pros. The only mistake they made was to overlook the nine-year-old girl cowering in the dark in the kitchen. . .
Now Nixie Swisher is an orphan - and the sole eyewitness to a seemingly inexplicable crime. Kids are not Dallas's strong suit. But Nixie needs a safe place to stay, and Dallas needs to solve this case. Not only because of the promise she made to Nixie. Not only for the cause of justice. But also to put to rest some of her own darkest memories - and deepest fears. With her partner Peabody on the job, and watching her back - and with Roarke providing the kind of help only he can give - Lieutenant Eve Dallas is running after shadows, and dead-set on finding out who's behind them.
About the Author
J.D. Robb is the pseudonym 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 over 150 New York Times bestsellers to date, Nora Roberts is indisputably the most celebrated women's fiction writer today.
Robb's latest novel in the In Death series is the most gut-wrenching and emotionally intense to date. RT Book Reviews An outstanding futuristic police procedural thriller...Ms. Robb is one of the best writers of inter-crossing mystery, romance, and science fiction into top quality tales. The Best Reviews The series' colorful supporting cast and Eve's prickly personality smartly showcased in her power struggles with everything from space-age vending machines to her own past remain as vividly appealing as ever. Publishers WeeklyMore Praise for the In Death series Robb is a virtuoso. Seattle Post-Intelligencer It s Law & Order: SVU in the future. Entertainment Weekly J. D. Robb s In Death novels are can t-miss pleasures. #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben Anchored by terrific characters, sudden twists that spin the whole narrative on a dime, and a thrills-to-chills ration that will raise the neck hairs of even the most jaded reader, the J. D. Robb books are the epitome of great popular fiction. New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane"
Series: In Death
For Ages: 18+ years old
Number Of Pages: 375
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 10.7 x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.19