Creation in Death

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Fiction; Author: J.D. Robb; Publisher: Putnam

Nora Roberts (writing as Robb) continues to work her magic in the 25th book of her In Death series, Creation in Death, weaving together a suspenseful plot, snappy dialogue, and believable relationship dynamics from a mostly familiar cast of characters. Things get personal for kickass police lieutenant Eve Dallas when a sadistic serial killer who once eluded her returns to futuristic New York City to kidnap and torture other brunettes, each with a connection to Eve’s husband, Roarke. Eve is determined to work every angle to catch the predator and make him pay, including bending the law and dangling herself as bait. B+

Originally posted November 9 2007 — 12:00 AM EST

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