Treachery in Death

Treachery in Death

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Penguin Putnam
In this thriller in 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 soon Peabody 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 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 down the dirty cops—knowing all the while that the two are willing to kill to keep their secret.

Baker & Taylor
Investigating the senseless killing of an elderly man by three drug-addled punks, Peabody tackles the case as a new primary detective before stumbling on an operation by two corrupt fellow officers who have just committed a murder. By the author of Indulgence in Death. Reprint. A best-selling book.

& Taylor

Investigating the senseless killing of an elderly man by three drug-addled punks, Peabody tackles the case as a new primary detective before stumbling on an operation by two corrupt fellow officers who have just committed a murder.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2011
Edition: Berkley mass-market ed
ISBN: 9780425242612
Branch Call Number: ROB
Characteristics: 372 p. ; 18 cm


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Dec 06, 2017

Another winner from J.D. Robb about police Lt. Dallas. Crimes are always interesting and she gradually evolves from one novel to the next as her personal demons help her gain insight on the criminals. Highly recommend you read all of the books in the series. Great read - fast and involving. Couldn't put it down.

Oct 08, 2017

This book is one of the best in the entire series. It has everything to make a really good, complete mystery and adventure. The story line is great and will make you want to reread it again and again.

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.

Oct 21, 2011

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

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.

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.

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.

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)

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Oct 21, 2011

madison1964 thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over


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Oct 21, 2011

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


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