Concealed in Death (In Death, #38)
There is nothing unusual about billionaire Roarke supervising work on his new property - but when he takes a ceremonial swing at the first wall to be knocked down, he uncovers the body of a girl. And then another - in fact, twelve dead girls concealed behind a false wall. Luckily for Roarke, he... show more
There is nothing unusual about billionaire Roarke supervising work on his new property - but when he takes a ceremonial swing at the first wall to be knocked down, he uncovers the body of a girl. And then another - in fact, twelve dead girls concealed behind a false wall. Luckily for Roarke, he is married to the best police lieutenant in town. Eve Dallas is determined to find the killer - especially when she discovers that the building used to be a sanctuary for deliquent teenagers and the parallel with her past as a young runaway hits hard. As the girls' identities are slowly unravelled by the department's crack forensic team, Eve and her staunch sidekick Peabody get closer to the shocking truth...
Publish date: February 27th 2014
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: In Death 6 (#38)
Roarke slams his sledgehammer into a rickety wall in his new acquisition, and finds two bodies, skeletons, really, wrapped in plastic. He, naturally, calls his wife, and after the cops are done with the old building, there are ten more plastic-wrapped bundles of remains. They were all girls, betwee...
[2/19/14]This was a good one, but not the best. A good mystery, with some surprises. Not much focus on the Eve-Roarke relationship, but we learn something important about Mavis.
Bodies found behind the walls of a building Rourke plans to renovate, Dallas investigates and her own experiences as a runaway find echoes in the story of what happens. The ending is somewhat unsatisfying and Dallas does feel the same.
I can’t imagine anybody being surprised when I say I love the ‘In Death’ books by J.D. Robb. The fact that I haven’t missed a single title yet, is testament to that. But, it’s more than just the fact that I enjoy these books. J.D. Robb has, over the years, become my go-to author whenever I find myse...
Summary: Leading the demolition of a long-empty New York building that once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’s husband uncovers two skeletons wrapped in plastic. And by the time Eve’s done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved. The victim...
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