Betrayal in Death
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, comes a new novel in the futuristic series…Detective Eve Dallas investigates a homicide on familiar grounds: her husband’s hotel—and finds herself up against a murderer with a passion for the finer things in life—and... show more
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, comes a new novel in the futuristic series…Detective Eve Dallas investigates a homicide on familiar grounds: her husband’s hotel—and finds herself up against a murderer with a passion for the finer things in life—and death…At the luxurious Roarke Palace Hotel, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown— and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her dead, strangled by a thin silver wire. He’s Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder. A hit man for the elite. Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows him well. But in this twisted case, knowing the killer doesn’t help solve the crime. Because there’s someone else involved. Someone with a more personal motive. And Eve must face a terrifying possibility—that the real target may, in fact, be her husband Roarke…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 1st 2001
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
Series: In Death (#12)
A chambermaid is brutally beaten, raped, and strangled in a suite at the Roarke Plaza Hotel. The killer is quickly established, but Sylvester Yost is a killer of hire. Who would hire someone to kill a young, innocent chambermaid? But with the next body, the connection is suddenly clear. Someone has ...
How did I miss this one?I read in chronological order and I miss this one! This is mindnumbing. (pant, pant) I'm okay now. I'm all caught up and I loved this one. (of course) Sly Yost, a virtuoso of music and murder is a yummy bad guy and everyone else is out to catch his evil butt! Yahoo!
While I enjoyed this mystery, nothing much happened between Eve and Roarke, expect that Eve was the logical one in this book, but thats expected at some point. Still I'm not bored yet.
I love Dallas and Roarke. In this tale a maid is murdered at one of Roarke's hotels. Then an editor at one of his publishing houses is murdered. Their only link is Roarke. Eve figures Roarke is the target but he won't agree to her plan to keep him safe. An old friend from Ireland, believed to be dea...
Another solid book in the series. More Roarke back story and more of Peabody. Nit enough Mira or Mavis. Lack of knowledge of UK geography annoyed me