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Origin in Death - J.D. Robb
Origin in Death
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Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Wilfred B. Icove has been found dead in his office – efficiently murdered by one stab to the heart. Struck by the immaculate condition of the crime scene, Eve Dallas suspects a professional killing. Security discs show a woman calmly entering and leaving the building – the... show more
Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Wilfred B. Icove has been found dead in his office – efficiently murdered by one stab to the heart. Struck by the immaculate condition of the crime scene, Eve Dallas suspects a professional killing. Security discs show a woman calmly entering and leaving the building – the doctor’s final appointment. Known as “Dr Perfect”, Icove devoted his life to his family and his work. His record is clean. Too clean for Dallas. She knows he was hiding something and suspects that his son knows what it is. With her husband Roarke working behind the scenes, Dallas follows her instincts into the Icoves’ pasts. And what she discovers are men driven to create perfection – playing fast and loose with the laws of nature...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780425204269 (042520426X)
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 347
Edition language: English
Series: In Death 6 (#21)
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The Book Gourmet
The Book Gourmet rated it
4.0 Origin in Death by J.D. Robb
The pioneer in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, a Nobel Prize winner and veteran of the Urban Wars, Dr. Wilfred B. Icove is murdered in his office with a single, precise, stab to the heart with a scalpel. The suspect, a stunning young woman, is a ghost; her name and address is bogus and no one s...
DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
4.0 Eve Dallas: detective extraordinaire.
I came across a CD version of this book, quite by chance, and decided to listen to it in the car. I'm not a great fan of detective stories generally, so I was really surprised how much I enjoyed this. It was number 21 of an ongoing series (now on 45), and I had wondered about picking up a book in th...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 ORIGIN IN DEATH by J. D. Robb
A much lauded doctor is murdered and Eve gets the case. She uncovers more than murder and knows the doctor should not be lauded. This was good. Eve has to deal with family. Roarke's family is coming from Ireland to partake of an American Thanksgiving dinner. Neither knows what to do but they will fi...
Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 Origin in Death (In Death #21)
This installment of the Eve Dallas series was a more difficult read for me. It delved more into the ethics surrounding this particular mystery, and had a somewhat convoluted plot that took a good while to get into. Once over that particular hump, the book was a bit of an action/mind bender ride. How...
Trea's Journey for a Good Book
Trea's Journey for a Good Book rated it
3.0 Origin in Death (In Death, #21)
This installment of the Eve Dallas series was a more difficult read for me. It delved more into the ethics surrounding this particular mystery, and had a somewhat convoluted plot that took a good while to get into. Once over that particular hump, the book was a bit of an action/mind bender ride. ...
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