They were best friends, driven by one shared vision - to rule the world of virtual reality games.
In Death #30
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Featuring: Roarke; Lt. Eve Dallas
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Mystery Police Procedural | Romance Suspense
In the latest novel from #1 New York
Times-bestselling author J.D. Robb, it is game over for
the criminals pursued by NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas.
Bart Minnock, founder of the computer-gaming giant
U-Play, enters his private playroom, and eagerly can't wait
to lose himself in an imaginary world, to play the role of a
sword-wielding warrior king, in his company's latest
top-secret project, Fantastical.
The next morning, he is found in the same locked room, in a
pool of blood, his head separated from his body. It is the
most puzzling case Eve Dallas has ever faced, and it is not
a game. . . .
NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas is having as much trouble
figuring out how Bart Minnock was murdered as who did the
murdering. The victim's girlfriend seems sincerely
grief-stricken, and his quirky-but-brilliant partners at
U-Play appear equally shocked. No one seemed to have a
probÂlem with the enthusiastic, high-spirited millionaire.
Of course, success can attract jealousy, and gaming, like
any business, has its fierce rivalries and dirty tricks-as
Eve's husband, Roarke, one of U- Play's competitors, knows
well. But Minnock was not naive, and quite capable of
fighting back in the real world as well as the virtual one.
Eve and her team are about to enter the next level of police
work, in a world where fantasy is the ultimate seduction-and
the price of defeat is death. . . .
18 comments posted.
Re: Fantasy in Death
I adore Eve Dallas! I have read almost all of the J.D. Robb series and am searching for the ones I have missed. I can'e wait to read this new one, Fantasy In Death.
(Patsy Hagen 7:20pm February 10, 2010)
The 30th book. I am most impressed.
(Mary Preston 11:29pm February 11, 2010)
I was an ardent follower of Eve Dallas's exploits until beginning 2002 my mother became seriously ill. While I was caring for her, I couldn't concentrate on most books and got far behind in my reading. For the last few years I've been trying to make that up, including continuing to read the Eve and Roarke books in order. I'm slowly catching up; there are just too many books in my TBR pile, i.e. boxes full.
(Sigrun Schulz 12:39pm February 12, 2010)
I'm glad that Peaches is on the ball. Keep up the good work! Also congratulations on 30 Eve Dallas and Roarke books - I must have missed a few!
(Karin Tillotson 6:23am February 12, 2010)
These are the kind of books I really like. They grab you and keep you guessing until the end.
(Mickey Peden 2:34pm February 12, 2010)
I love the In Death series and have every book including the anthologies. I never wait for the pocket books but buy the hardcovers as soon as I can find them on the shelves. Eve and Roarke are the most complex couple I have heard or read about and the secondary characters round up the stories so very well. The mysteries are definitely very good, the facts work for me and there is humor included too. What else could you ask for?
(Diane Sadler 8:05pm February 12, 2010)
Wow! 30 Eve dallas books. that's great..
(Martha Lawson 10:00pm February 12, 2010)
Love Eve Dallas and Roarke. Their mysterious past kept reeling me in. Can't wait to read the next In Death series.
(Kai Wong 2:33pm February 13, 2010)
Dallas, Peabody, and Peaches. What a team!!
(Maria Munoz 6:14pm February 13, 2010)
Oh My! I love the In Death series... 30 books, I have some catching up to do!
(Colleen Conklin 12:42pm February 14, 2010)
I've been reading this series from book 1 and I'm eagerly waiting for book 30! I've hooked both my brother and my father onto it as well.
(Robin Greene 1:08pm February 15, 2010)
book 30 thats great
(Kathy Weber 10:42pm February 18, 2010)
Can't believe there have been 30 books
in this series. I don't know how she does
it, producing so many books under both
(Patricia Barraclough 9:52pm February 23, 2010)
I haven't read anything in this series but would love to!
(Brenda Rupp 10:27pm February 25, 2010)
I love the series and have read all but the last 2 of them. I will catch up. I have tried to hook others to JD Robb's books. Hope this is another success.
(Nancy Alexander 2:18pm March 3, 2010)
I have read and re-read all of the In Death series. They are my favorites characters
(Marie Manolio 4:02pm March 3, 2010)
Wow 30 books! Good for you!
(Brenda Rupp 8:42pm March 10, 2010)
Still my favorite couple and story line. I have read every book many times over.
(Marie Manolio 2:16pm April 21, 2010)
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