Treachery in Death

Treachery in Death

Book - 2011
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Watch a video In the latest from the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, Eve Dallas tracks down those who break the law--including the ones sworn to uphold it.

Detective Eve Dallas and her partner, Peabody, are following up on a senseless crime--an elderly grocery owner killed by three stoned punks for nothing more than kicks and snacks. This is Peabody's first case as primary detective--good thing she learned from the master.

But Peabody soon stumbles upon a trickier situation. After a hard workout, she's all alone in the locker room when the gym door clatters open; and-while hiding inside a shower stall trying not to make a sound--she overhears two fellow officers, Garnet and Oberman, arguing. It doesn't take long to realize they're both crooked--guilty not just of corruption but of murder. Now Peabody, Eve, and Eve's husband, Roarke, are trying to get the hard evidence they need to bring the dirty cops down--knowing all the while that the two are willing to kill to keep their secret.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2011.
ISBN: 9780399157035
Characteristics: 375 p. ; 24 cm.

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nyr
Jul 27, 2014

As always Robb keeps you on the edge with suspense.

Krajzel Dec 16, 2011

Not one of Robb's best books. I am a little disappointed in this book.

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madison1964
Oct 21, 2011

The "In Death" series takes place in the mid 21st Century. Futuristic aspects but not really science fiction.

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MildredT
Oct 10, 2011

As always, J.D. Robb provides a satisfying futuristic detective story which includes a healthy adult love relationship between the main character and the man in her life. I find this series refreshing for this alone. Add in the humour,unique characterizations, and à dose of good sex, and you have a winning formula. A great weekend read when you don`t want to think too hard about the worlds problems.

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bibliophage91
Sep 19, 2011

There was no particular tension in this book – definitely one more of the formula. We know all these characters, and they behave relatively predictably. Webster from IA does find a girlfriend – the chief of police from Olympia. Mavis does a cameo with Baby Bella

wnshrp May 11, 2011

Once again J.D.Robb has another hit on her hands. This series is one that i have been hooked on since the beginning.

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May 09, 2011

I hope JD Robb will keep this series going for a long long long time, I have never enjoyed a series so much as those. I have every one of the death series even the novellas. My husband used to chuckle when I would burst out laughing due to some the commens from Eve Dallas to her husband or partner such as Bite Me.
I also enjoy her other books as Nora Roberts.This is one talented writter.

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Albertasaurus
Apr 19, 2011

Excellent, as always. J. D. Robb's characterizations never miss a beat - her characters are real, they have their moods, they grow and change - life is not static, time passes - her books are not set in a time warp where nothing changes and characters never change because time never passes - I hope she continues writing these stories for a long, long time. Also worth noting, both my husband and I love the books - this isn't 'fluff' for the ladies, Eve Dallas is a kick-ass cop who just happens to be married to "prince charming" but the 'crime' always takes precedence to the romance (no matter whose romance)

barbjk Mar 22, 2011

I really enjoyed following Eve's thinking process as she went after the bad cop.

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Eclectic1
Mar 16, 2011

This one makes 31? 32? in the series. But Nora Roberts (a.k.a JD Robb) just keeps pumping them out. Sometimes the quality of the series is hit and miss but Treachery in Death was excellent. Eve and Roarke have spats and fights but her overall trust and comfort with their relatinship is increasing and is wonderful to see. The premise/plot was totally believable and the process was fun. Bravo! Another great one!!

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madison1964
Oct 21, 2011

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madison1964
Oct 21, 2011

Sexual Content: Sex scenes between main character and her husband.

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