Monday, April 18, 2011

Review: Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb

Title: Immortal in Death
Series: In Death
Author: J.D. Robb
Read copy: eBook
Published: July 1, 1996
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
ISBN: 1101203579
ISBN-13: 9781101203576

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 was dead, the victim of a brutal murder. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas put her professional life on the line to take the case when suspicion fell on her best friend, the other woman in the fatal love triangle.

Beneath the façade of glamour, Eve found that the world of high fashion thrived on an all-consuming obsession for youth and fame. One that led from the runway to the dark underworld of New York City where drugs could be found to fulfill any desire—for a price...

My rating:

Another winner for me, mostly because of the relationships and interaction between characters. I was lovely to see more of Mavis, get to know Peabody...And see yet another step in the Eve/Roarke relationship evolution.

Well-written, nicely paced, good mystery plot (I wonder how many motives can an author invent to carry on a series)—loved the drug angle and description...
The only hurdle for me was that yet again I spotted the killer early on. Again, probably because I took an immediate dislike to the person.

I’m reading Rapture at the moment, and also have an inkling about who the killer is only 4 chapters in, so I guess a break from this series is truly in order. I don’t want to get bored.


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