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Glory in Death (Thorndike Press Large Print Famous Authors Series) Hardcover – Large Print, May 15, 2009
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Lieutenant Eve Dallas of the NYPSD is a tough cop who made Lieutenant before the age of 30. She, is also very vulnerable emotionally. Eve doesn't remember the early years of her life, but knows that she was sexually, physically and emotionally abused by her father, abandoned at age eight and left to the mercies of Children's Services. She met handsome businessman Roarke in book one, and the couple has become seriously involved. Roarke is a charismatic Irish billionaire, who wields considerable power worldwide, and has fallen hard for the first time in his life - for Eve.
Prosecuting Attorney Cicely Towers, a powerful, talented professional, is found dead, throat slashed, in a sleazy part of town. Eve is called in as primary to work the case. Then a second victim turns up. A beautiful, up-and-coming TV actress is found murdered, throat cut, on the rear patio of her apartment building.Read more ›
If you haven't read the first book, Naked in Death, I would suggest that you do that first, although this early in the series it's not as important. Just as a warning for those who have never read one of the In Death books, the mystery is not really the most important part in the book. I've heard regular mystery readers complain that they were able to figure out who committed the murders long before anyone in the books did. That wasn't the case for me - I enjoyed the mystery element in this book - but the relationships are the reason why I keep reading the series and why I reread all the books. In this book, Eve has to deal with her problems with commitment in her relationship with Roarke. The way Eve and Roarke interact is wonderful, and Eve's gradual attempts at making herself more than just a cop are interesting reading. I definitely recommend this book and series to anyone who likes well done and well paced romance with mystery and murder mixed in.
Ms. Roberts' strength is in the characters, and they are the point - the plot is simply a vehicle for learning more about them.
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I've just reread this and the first one. It's fun to go back and see how all this started. I like the early books best. Although I enjoy all on them!Published 7 days ago by Patti
Very pleasant surprise. Thought for sure it wouldn't be as good as the first! Now what about #3? I'm looking forward to finding out!Published 11 days ago by S. Young
Absolutely delightful. Colorful characters with a tone of seriousness and comedy. Pick up a hard copy or the E version today. You will not regret it.Published 14 days ago by Guna Curtis
I like this book Eve Dallas is someone I would really like to know. I can't wait to start the second book.Published 28 days ago by spoilt1
I'm so glad that I finally bit the bullet and started this series, I enjoyed the first book but I can already see the improvement as I read Glory in Death so I have incredibly high... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sarah (Feeling Fictional)
The whole series is great. Have read some out of context. Now reading from beginning. Enough good reading for quite a while. Love them!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I have read at least 25 of the In Death series and liked each of them - I have read them each more than once.Published 1 month ago by Bette Lou Hutton