Glory in Death (In Death #2)
I originally started JD Robb’s In Death series because it was recommended to me by well… everyone. And Yes it is good. In fact I ended up liking this 2nd instalment even more then the first however (except for Roarke) I don't totally love it either. The writing is top notch and Robb spins an easy to read dark mystery filled with lots of interesting suspects(including Roarke again) But I’m just not a fan of the police procedurals and therefore large part...more
For what I have read and been told, every book in this series solves a different crime while Eve's and Roarke's relationship develops. I must say that this too have become one of my a...more
I WANT TO MARRY YOU, ROARKE!!!!!
I'm going to use this review as an excuse to post more Gandy Candy.
Opening line: “The dead were her business.”
From that first line, I was sucked in. There is something about Robb’s writing that just sucks me in completely. I love the way she describes things. I love the way the words flow and I love that there’s this sense of detachment or coldness in the overall tone of her writing. It makes the mystery of the story that much more...more
I'm curious whether Glory will end in a proposal and if it does, will Eve accept or do I have to wait till Book 3 (whatever that title is) to find out - or, God forbid, several titles later! I'll know the first part of my question later...more
Science Fiction for people who don't like Science Fiction!
Glory in Death is the second book in J.D. Robb’s wildly popular, futuristic, In Death series, and just like the first book, it’s an exciting, gritty, thrilling read.
The Story -
Two prominent women and a third ‘accidental’ have been found with their throats slashed, and as primary on the case, Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas has her hands full. With the list of suspects rising along with the death count, Eve is mentally and emotionally pushe...more
Eve is a fantastic character. She's tough, kick ass, smart, and she has hints of a troubled past. I like that the author doesn't dump a ton of information on us about her past, she gives tidbits in each book.
Roarke is sexy, arrogant, rich, and sensitive. I absolutely love him as a hero. These t...more
The first book read like a “standard” romance to me. Boy meets girl, falls for her, girl falls right back, they defeat a murderer, and live happily ever after. What’s to add?
Well, my worries and doubts were completely unfounded if this second book is be any indication. Because there was plen...more
Not as good as the first...but oh my it's still a 5 Star!!!
I know now that I'm in trouble with this series...how in the world am I going to be able to read anything else now that I've started?! I'll try to make myself quit after the next one in line because I don't want to burn myself out...but HOW will I do it?!
The only concerns I have...and I mean the only (at this point) is...Is Roarke going to continue to be the suspect in every case AND where do Roarke and Eve go fr...more
I liked how Roarke pushed Eve into admitting her feelings.. especially since he was as miserable as she was... that scene where they get back together after their "separation" was so sweet! It was perfect!!!!
I'm sorry to my In Death friends, I'd love comments on any difference of opinion. I like the characters, Roarke is a god and Eve is seriously growing on me. But Nora Roberts rarely gives it her all.
Well, I know this is just a book. And I need to suspend disbelief a little to enjoy many of my favorite authors, series, books, movies, etc.
But serial killers are not like this at all. I don't mean...more
However, the description given for this book is not the book I read - there was no top model in it or drugs or (explicit) underworld. It started...more
Eve is called in when the leading prosecutor, Cecily, is found murdered. The case is a doozy and the clues aren't adding up. When another starlet is murdered in the same bloody manner, Eve starts to get a little desperate...more
Eve is a great character and as always I enjoy the development from a traumatized half person whose job is the only thing in her life to a full woman who can learn that affection is not weakness. Obviously a main feature in this development is Roarke, and I love the fact that even being the international playboy and rouge cliche, he avoids becoming the typical alpha-asshole that would make Eve...more
Eve is rough around the edges. She has a past t...more
One thing that really bugged me in this book was that Eve had found a suspect and she found a knife in his house and then immediately jumps to the conclusion: OMG. HE is the murderer who murdered all those women because he has a knife hidden in his draw. HE IS IT!
Wait just a second. This assumption is fairly logical because he's a suspect and he has this big knife in his draw (his desk draw mind you, not his kit...more
My main issue with this series, okay, don't get angry, but it's Roarke. I'm just not a fan. He's too out there. He wisks her away to far off places where he owns...more
Eve güldü ve birlikte parkın çıkışına yönelirken Roarke'a yaslandı. "Her şey bir yana müthiş bir partiydi."
"Hımm. Başka partilerde olacak. Ama birşey var."
"Nedir o?" Eve ellerini açıp kapadı ve tekrar rahat hareket edebildiklerini görerek sevindi. Bu ilkyardım görevlileri işlerini iyi biliyorlardı.
"Benimle evlenmeni istiyorum."
"Hı-hımm. Şey biz.."Aniden durduğunda neredeyse yere yuvarlanıyordu. Sonra ağzı şa...more
I can say that I really, really enjoyed this novel.
This takes place in the future, and it was interesting to see how evolved the author thought our society was going to be.
The mystery/crime aspect was really well done. It was never really slowed through out the story. The explanations of the crime and what the investigators were doing were very well incorporated into the story. There never really was this long par...more
Roarke (the male romantic lead) irked me in the first book because he was over-exaggerated both on the sweet side of the spectrum and the alpha male side of the spectrum. This second book tones him down a bit - he's still very sweet and very alpha, but the two mix together in a more convincing way.
I'm not really liking the science fiction aspects. They aren't directly related to the case and are, for the most part, pretty low tech a...more
Once again I found it pretty obvious who the killer was from almost the outset, and was surprised that they weren't picked up sooner. This, however, isn't my main bugbear with the novel. Once again it is the setting (I still don't see the need for it to be set in the future as this has no impact on the main storyline at all), but the major factor is the characters of Eve Dallas and Rourke - I find...more
This story was definitely one of my favorite suspense romance, probably because of (view spoiler)[ Roarke's marriage proposal (hide spoiler)] at the end, which left me feeling extra giddy :D But the story didn't receive 5stars because of the super annoying cliff hanger at the end >.>
(view spoiler)[ Words cannot describe how much I wished it was David who was the murdered, simply because I hated the Whitney family. Especially, Miranda ( I think that was her name ). She was so annoying !...more
Judul Asli : GLORY IN DEATH ( book 2 of In Death Series )
A Novel by J.D. Robb
Copyright © 1995 by Nora Roberts
Penerbit Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Alih Bahasa : Marina Suksmono
Editor : Sisilia Kinanti G.
Cetakan ke-1 : Mei 2008 ; 448 hlm
Cover by Marcel A.W.
Walau telah menangani sekian banyak kasus pembunuhan, dari yang biasa hingga yang mengerikan – Letnan Eve Dallas masih tak dapat menghilangkan kegelisahan saat mendatangi tempat kejadian perkara pe...more
Police lieutenant Eve Dallas' latest assignment is to track down a murderer who has killed two beautiful and very successful women. Eve's case becomes even more serious when her boyfriend Roarke makes the list of suspects.
With faithful dedication to her job, Eve has no problem investigating Roarke from a professional standpoint; however, on a personal level, Eve must work just as hard to keep...more
The mystery in this one begins with the death of one of Eve's colleagues - Prosecutor Cecily Towers. She is a close fami...more
The first victim was found lying on a sidewalk in the rain. The second was murdered in her own apartment building. Police Lieutenant Eve Dallas had no problem finding connections between the two crimes. Both victims were beautiful and highly successful women. Their glamorous lives and loves were the talk of the city. And their intimate relations with men of great power and wealth provided Eve with a long list of suspects--including her own lover, Roarke. As a woman, Eve was compelled to trust t
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Eleanor Marie Robertson was born on October 10, 1950 in Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.A. She was the youngest of the five children, also the only girl, of a marriage with Irish ancestors. Her family were avid readers, so books were always important in her life. She attended a Catholic school and credits the nuns with instilling in her a sense of discipline....more