Judgment in Death (In Death, #11)
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Judgment in Death (In Death #11)

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In an uptown strip joint, a cop is found bludgeoned to death. The weapon's a baseball bat. The motive's a mystery. It's a case of serious overkill that pushes Eve Dallas straight into overdrive. Her investigation uncovers a private club that's more than a hot spot. Purgatory's a last chance for atonement where everyone is judged. Where your ultimate fate depends on your mo...more
Mass Market Paperback, 356 pages
Published September 2000 by Berkley (first published 2000)
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Lisa Kay
Thirty pieces of silver.

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★★★★★ & a W.O.W! (This is a review of the audiobook.) I feel like a parrot, because I keep saying this, but this series just keeps getting better and better. This is certainly due, in large part, to Susan Ericksen’s excellent narration. She knows these characters so well and is so versatile with the voices. Love the rugged, poetic Irish lilt of Roarke’s voice; the friendly airiness of Mavis’s; the professional, dependable, but decidedly sassy Detective De...more
Kristen
I'm still completely and unapologetically addicted to the characters in this series - especially Eve and Roarke, but even the supporting characters are so real and relatable they get under my skin.

This time around, Eve's hunting a cop killer. A cop killer who seems to be killing cops who may or may not be on the take. Naturally, cops don't like to be investigated, especially by another cop, so Eve's not too popular - but, being Eve, that makes no difference at all to her doing what she has to do...more
Aly is so frigging bored

That's me every time I finish a book in this series
This is the first installment in the In death series that I review, and it’s hard! I loved everything, even the fighting, and I don’t have anything to say that the other people who wrote reviews didn’t say before me. It was a pleasure to listen to it, I don’t think I’ve enjoyed another audiobook more.

About the novel: In this book Eve deals with a cop killer and as you can imagine Roarke gets involved(being awesome and owning half the universe...more
Tina
This is the 11th book in the In Death series.

It is early Spring 2059 and Eve is called to the scene of a bludgeoning death in a classy, upscale strip club called Purgatory. The condition of the body is a testament to a rage kill and scattered amongst the remains are 30 pieces of silver.

Eve learns that the dead man was a cop and had once been a part of a police task force formed to put away a notorious criminal. But evidence was compromised, the case disintegrated and the criminal got away.

There...more
Andree
Jul 08, 2013 Andree rated it 3 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2013
Oh, I have mixed feelings about this one...

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Reen
I really enjoyed this one. Eve gets to show her loyalty to her profession when she gives Clooney a break and yet still does her job. This book has the first real fight between Roarke and Eve and when Eve talks to Mira about how they made up, it was priceless! Mira says "Both of you reacted as natural for you, engaged in a bout of rough, sweaty sex that no doubt satisfied you."
'You'd have thought so, but we hadn't even cooled off when he picked me up off the floor and carried me into bed and did...more
Bigd_041555
Another great read - really do like Judgment in Death - all the angst, bodies piling up, wrong cops - real bad guy introduced! I can even overlook the a Lieutenant being called a Detective!

It's all a matter of who has the biggest balls - hmmmm, I would have to say Roarke does! :)

Two thumbs up and 5 stars - shifting to Busted by Karin Slaughter (a novella), then on to Interlude in Death - my favourite novella in the ID series!

Ren
Jul 26, 2011 Ren rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: J.D.Robb fans, thriller suspense fans.
Seperti biasa 5 bintang buat In Death seriesnya J.D.Robb.

Untuk genre thriller suspense, memang tidak ada yang bisa mengalahkan J.D.Robb dalam urusan membuat hero yang to-die-for, drop-dead-dangerous, sexy-as-hell, I-wanna-lick-him-from-head-to-toe (haiss apa lagi coba), hero yang nama aslinya tetep jadi misteri bahkan sampai installment terbarunya, Roarke *fansgirl berbicara :)) *

Terjemahan buku ini sudah oke, cuma typonya lumayan banyak [hammer]..=> GPU gimana nih? ==a

Adegan favorit adalah s...more
Cherry Mischievous
Review:

I actually stopped listening and reviewing this series because it was starting to fell like same old, same old. But after a while, I kinda missed it, so here I am again, listening to the next book in line. This installment of the series is still same old, but, maybe because I haven't heard this series for a long time and I was missing it, this book sounded very good indeed! Like re-acquainting with an old friend. This book displayed the same solid story building that I have come to know...more
Jane Lee
CRITERIA:
1-Graphic images
2-sub plots
3-murder weapon used and how murder was done
4-surprise element
5-Personality of the murderer

1. The graphic images of this book was more than enough, with blood dripping from here to there, staining badges and God knows what else. I especially liked the second killing, that of Mills, whose innards just decided to squiggle away from the viscera. Nice touch.

2. I don't think there were any interesting sub plots there as I don't consider Ricker a sub plot as much as...more
Joana Marta
É bom para desanuviar, de resto, não me enche as medidas. Havia partes, que remetiam para situações anteriores, da série, que me deixavam a apanhar do ar. Acho terríveis algumas descrições do Roarke, como se o homem fosse mais besta do que humano, que fixação com homens abrutalhados, credo… De resto, gostei bastante do mistério, o bom é que NR não se limita a colocar apenas sexo/romance/atração nos seus livros, mas constrói histórias que vão além disso. Foi bom ler novamente um livro da autora,...more
Yuli Pritania
Novel JD Robb favorit saya. Semua novel JD Robb itu bagus dan tanpa cela, di mata saya, tp saya plg suka yg ini. Karena disinilah pertama kalinya Eve dan Roarke bertengkar hebat cuma gr2 ego Roarke yg tercoreng sebagai laki-laki yg teritorinya diganggu. Novel ini penuh emosi, lbh intim, dengan plot yg luar biasa.

Kayaknya g ada lg yg bs saya komentarin. JD Robb will always be awesome.
Beckyloohoo Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ aka Mrs. Acheron Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ
Another fabulous installment in the In Death series! Call me crazy, but I really liked that Eve and Roarke were having some communication problems in this one. Up until now it's been mostly Eve causing problems because she has trust issues, or hasn't been in a lot of healthy relationships before to know what to do. But this time even the great and amazing Roarke has some issues to work through. I liked seeing them have to work at it together, to overcome their own stubbornness and come out stron...more
Charlotte (Buried in Books)
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Ana Luisa
Mais um caso finalizado, mais uns bandidos atrás das grades! Com Eve Dallas é mesmo assim, muita acção, muito romance e riso á mistura, mas sempre com o dever acima de tudo. Adoro esta serie e sigo-a religiosamente. Este foi um caso particularmente difícil, tanto para a protagonista, como para quem o leu. Ao contrário dos outros volumes, não consegui descobrir a identidade do assassino e talvez por isso tenha colocado este livro um pouco acima dos outros. Acredito que não seja fácil para o autor...more
İlkim
Bu yorumu Kitap Esintisi sayfasında daha detaylı bulabilirsiniz.

Seriye bir süre ara verdikten sonra hafta içi alıp anında okumaya başladığım 11. Eve ve Roarke kitabı da bitti. Her kitapta ayrıca seviyorum demiş miydim daha önce? Büyük ihtimalle dedim. Bad-ass hatunumuz Eve ve de sert İrlanda viskisi tadındaki Roarke, kitabı okurken sizi kendilerine çeken ana karakterlerimiz. Hiç okumayanlar için kısa bir özet geçeyim: Her ikisinin de sorunlu çocuklukları vardır, çocukluğundaki olaylar Evve'i pol...more
Patricia
This entry is the 11th of the In Death series by J. D. Robb. At the time of this review there are actually 37 novels and several short story/novellas to the series. And they are definitely novels that are best read in order if you wish to understand the personalities and the group dynamics involved, All characters in this novel, both major and secondary, have been in place since the beginning.

We have 3 major plot lines running through this book. First, literally on the opening page, there’s a ki...more
Kathy Martin
JUDGMENT IN DEATH is the eleventh book in the In Death series. This is a re-read for me as I am enjoying the series again by reading all of the books in order. For me, I divide the books into three parts. The first part is the mystery itself. The second part is the growth of Eve and Roarke's relationship. The final part is how Eve's circle of friends is expanding.

First the mystery. Eve is called to one of Roarke's bars and finds that a cop who was moonlighting as a bartender had been brutally mu...more
Lynsey   • The Demon Librarian
Thirty pieces of silver, but what is the price of a soul?

And we're back for book 11 in the In Death series with a gruesome killing spree that puts a taint on everything Eve Dallas stands for. As usual—and this is something that I find quite comical at this point—there's a connection to Eve's billionaire husband, Roarke.

Well, he does own half the planet!

I thought the crime and mystery aspect was a great improvement over the last one. There's nothing Eve won't do to avenge the dead, and it hits e...more
Kerry
When Eve is called to the night club Purgatory (owned, of course, by Roarke) to investigate the murder of a bartender, she is shocked to discover the young man was a cop. As the police close ranks to find the killer of one of their own, it soon becomes clear that there is a cop killer out there and his first target won't be his last.

To make matters more complicated, there seems to be a link to an old business associate of Roarke's, from the days when not all Roarke's ventures were as above boar...more
Steve
I could not put this down. Just when I think these books are turning formulaic, one like this turns up and shakes my hunches until they are jumble of their former selves. It moved along at a good pace, the chapters were a nice length, and the plot twists kept me guessing. The climax and resolution were both delicious. If I had one complaint, it would be to have devoted a little more of the book to Peabody and McNab.
Helen
Cops are turning up dead, their shields covered with blood, and Lt. Eve Dallas is after their killer. This is No. 11 in the In Death series and my favorite so far. It's got a great plot with crooked cops, so Eve always has to wonder which ones might be on the take and/or out to get her. She suspects a nasty drug kingpin, who of course has a history with Roark. Some great twists and drama as cops go after each other and Eve and Roark tangle over his involvement in her investigations. If you just...more
~Megan~
Another excellent installment, and one of my favorites! For some reason, I really like the books that contain a lot of friction between Eve and Roarke...they just seem to be at their best when they're facing each other's emotions and faults. I love them even when they fight, and seriously, who wouldn't want to fight if it results in wild, possessive lovemaking. Roarke is so dangerously sexy.

This book focused so much on the relationship between Eve and Roarke, though, that I found myself missing...more
Ali
holy crack monkeys that was GREAT. My head was shaking the whole time about "who dunnit" and then it hits you like a ton O bricks.

Things I've learned - do NOT piss off an Irishman named Roarke. Holy biscuits that boy is passion tempered to the end of this galaxy and back.

Eve can handle herself in ways that are completely unknown to me. I would have cracked at a point and shriveled into tears. Her character is so well written and layered seamlessly and grows with each book. She is an inspiratio...more
Katy M
This one is about ideals, breaking points and the differing ways both can be handled.

I never put spoilers in my reviews.
J D Robb (Nora Roberts) is one of the few author's I reread. Everything about the "in death" novels is quality writing and defies genre labeling.
From the relationship between Dallas and Rourke, the mystery/thriller storyline, an extremely strong female role model, the secondary characters, the setting, well, everything you just can't wait for the next one. Robb shows that a wom...more
Thenia
Another hard case for Eve who has to deal with a cop killer.

Eve and Roarke have a serious fight in this book and Eve is at a loss over how to deal with it. Things get even more strained for the couple when someone from Eve's past re-enters her life.

I'm really enjoying the audiobooks for the series and I'm looking forward to the next one, Betrayal in Death.
Delia Binder
This might be one of my least favorite Eve Dallas books - and given how much I normally love the series, that's really saying something! Max Riker, the crime lord Roarke smuggled for when he got started on his path to wealth and respectability, turns up as a Person of Interest in the death of an undercover cop Eve's investigating - at one of Roarke's strip clubs. Over the course of her investigation, Eve discovers Internal Affairs' Captain has been trying to prove she's a Wrong Cop thanks to her...more
Adi (Reading in the Windowseat)
This case was a ton of tension and hatred.

This time Eve meets full-out resistence, is lebelled as the bitch that turn on her own and is shun and despised by those who should stand behind her and help her on. Trying to make good on catching the killer of cops, and going after a cop puts her in a spot of complete isolation and anger.

The case is charged and intense, but so are the ties Eve has with her team and loved ones.

And that's why I consumed it for one day. Robb fans will love it.
~Leslie~
This installment of the In Death series kept me enthralled from beginning to end. Eve is involved in an investigation into a cop killing and it appears that there are dirty cops involved with a bad guy named Max Ricker. Ricker of course has ties to Roarke and he again gets involved in the Eve's case. This story has a tight murder mystery, great humor, marital struggles and those perfect Eve and Roarke moments. What more could be asked of a book!
Alethea Candra Sari
Bukan tanpa alasan aku kasi rating sempurna. Dari semua novel JD yang pernah aku baca, novel dengan judul ini bener-bener buat aku tambah suka sama JD. Dari cara menjelaskan dan bahasanya yang khas,aku naksir berat sama kasus satu ini. Pembunuhan yang sadis dan kesan yang mendalam memang selalu ada di setiap seri in death JD. But, I fell like this book is the best idea that I've ever read. Bahkan hubungan Roarke dan polisinya made me really..ugh. Aku mabuk bener baca ini. Roarke tetap mempesona...more
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“Into the night, in the dark, he lay beside her, listening to her breathe. He knew the varied and sundry reasons a man would kill. But none were more fierce, none were more vital than to hold safe what he loved.” 24 likes
“Who's with her?" Roarke asked, though he already knew. It was just like her.

"With her? Oh, ah, hmmm. Webster."

Silence fell, a clatter of broken bricks. Peabody folded her hands in her pockets and prepared for the explosion to follow.

"I see." When Roarke simply turned back to the screen and continued, she didn't know whether to be relieved or scared to death.”
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