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Divided in Death (In Death #18)

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author continues her “sexy and suspenseful” (Publishers Weekly) series. In the year 2059, technology and humanity collide and a new computer virus has become the latest form of terrorism…

Reva Ewing was a former member of the Secret Service, and then a security specialist for Roarke Enterprises—until she was found standing over the dead bod
Kindle Edition, 513 pages
Published August 31st 2004 by Berkley (first published January 2004)
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Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I honestly don't know what to say about these books. She keeps writing stellar storylines, keeps me interested, makes me want more. You would think that after 18 books I would be rolling my eyes and saying... "give me something new" - nope, not a chance in hell. Give me something more is what I am saying.

"I can't step aside on this, not even for you."

"If you could step aside on this, even for me, you wouldn't be the man I fell for in the first place, would you?"

"Remember this moment, won't you,
Apr 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I don’t know what to say any more. I am always repeating myself. But it is true. I absolutely love these books. J.D. Robb is an amazing author. Eighteen books in and I still crave more. Thankfully I have 26 more to go.

I adore Roarke. His love for Eve is unwavering.

“I love you.” His lips formed the words against her breast. “I’m lost in love with you.”

Eve…..his cop. She loves Roarke endlessly. He is her rock.

“You’re the love of my life. I don’t care how corny that sounds. You’re the start of i
Jul 12, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4000-books
I like every book J.D. Robb writes but this particular one is just brilliant. Everything I like about her books is here in spades:)
The story is slick and smart and Eve is in top form. The way she handles herself under extreme pressure is brilliant. The wicked one liners keep coming from all and sundry but especially from Peabody, Eve and Roarke. And then there are the emotional bits when life in paradise starts to come a little unglued. The make up scene is an absolute tear jerker.
I had great di
Aug 02, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery
A cheating husband who gets killed in bed with his mistress, the wife's best friend. They are both stabbed to death. That's justice. Kind of hard to feel sorry for them. Eve makes her feelings on the subject pretty clear:

Eve to Roarke: “If you ended up naked and dead with another woman, I’d do the rumba on your corpse.”

“You can’t do the rumba.”

“I’d take lessons first.”

He laughed, rubbed a hand over her thigh. “You might very well, not that you’ll ever get the chance. But you’d also grieve.”

5 Stars...this is the series that keeps on giving!! I am in awe of the fact that I am on book 18 in this series and it just keeps getting BETTER!! The plot was well thought out, fresh, exciting and held my interest throughout! I was on edge for most of the book, not only because of the suspense, but due to the rift in Roarke and Eve’s relationship. They are not perfect; they both have their flaws, and are steadfast in their belief, which has always created friction in their marriage. But, in thi ...more
Alex ♈
Suspense 4.5 stars / Romance 4 stars

Interesting and twisted story. My vicious side didn't feel sorry for the two victims at the beginning. Can they kill cheaters in every romance book please?!
Despite I suspected who was the actual murderer and what the twist was, I enjoyed the story.

Romance. Roarke and Eve had a fight. Don't get me wrong, I like Roarke, but Eve was/is/and always will be my highest priority. God, I love this woman!!! I understood why she didn't want the 'revenge', but I still wis
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary
This series is the ULT (as Mavis would say)!!!

I love, love the fashion touches in all the books!!! It’s so believable! I keep seeing Ian and his crazy dresses!!!

This could be Ian’s formal dress…

… or his working uniform…

And the shoes?

these could be Mavies’

We have gel sandals, gel pumps, fish swimming in shoes!!!

dind’t know they really exist!!! O_O

And shall we look at the make up? Temporary tattoos, piercings, body art… WOW!!!

very tame… probably a classy LC…

on-stage Mavies…

And the gadg
I LOVE this installment! Its got a good mystery, but again its the character development that drives this book. For a large part of this book, Eve and Roarke cannot find their way to each other, they are estranged by their different reactions to some information that comes to light about Eve's past. It's this struggle which makes the heart of the book so compelling because you want them to make it. Very intense. And the scenes of Eve on her own without his support...heartbreaking, even though sh ...more
Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cop-bodyguard-govop-merc-military, romantic-suspense, horror-mystery-suspense-thrillers, made-me-cry, author-nora-roberts-jd-robb, hero-im-gaga-over, heroine-i-adore, hero-abused-scarred-tortured-angst, favorite-romance-series, hero-stud-mantel-hall-of-fame, heroine-abused-traumatic-past-rape, hero-i-wanna-marry, scifi-futuristic-fantasy-misc-pnr, hero-addict-excon-lawtrouble-thief, favorite-romance-couple-hh-pairings, series-in-death, hero-cold-cruelbrute-dark-dangerous, heroine-kickass-spirited-strong, hero-commoner-self-made, married-couples-married-convenience, angsty-dark-heavy-lotsa-drama, heroine-tomboy-lady-in-pants, animals-matter, hero-attractive-handsome-heartthrob, 4-to-5-stars, steam-3-hot, hero-redeems-himself-reformed, hh-post-traumatic-stress-disorder, hero-brooding, hh-rags-to-riches, hero-daddy-warbucks-wealthy, heartbreaking-gutwrenching-romance, hero-too-yummy-perfect-to-be-true, hero-besotted-so-smitten-its-sexy, hero-or-heroine-or-setting-irish, mystery-intrigue-espionage-subplot, heroine-miss-independent, a-all-time-favorite-heroine, a-all-time-favorite-hero, hero-entrepreneur-mogul-tycoon-ceo, hh-famous-celebrity, best-friendships, best-secondary-characters-ensemble, violence-not-for-the-faint-hearted, hero-alpha, hero-sharp-dressed-man, hero-hot-car-sexy-costly-ride, hero-dark-scary-cool-dangerous-dude, all-work-no-play-on-the-job-romance, hero-my-romancelandia-husband-harem, hero-sexy-suit-tie-wearing-bad-boy, mafia-mob-organized-crime-cartel, hh-same-couple-trilogy-or-series, hero-protective, hero-business-owner, hh-story-angst-drama-galore, hero-husband-worthy-swoonalicious, a-all-time-favorite-hh-couples, hero-uber-filthy-rich-bazillionaire, hero-poor-lower-class-background, heroine-poor-lower-class-background, heroine-reclusive, heroine-uber-damaged-scarred, hero-uber-damaged-scarred, hero-smart-brainy-nerd-geektastic, 2017-reads, heroine-cynical, crime-mystery-suspense-thriller-fic, fave-hero-ever-marry-me-roarke, best-fave-brilliant-worldbuilding, hh-reformed-prior-crime-law-trouble
4.5 stars - Romantic Suspense/Futuristic/Crime Thriller

Whatever happened to me back in Dallas, I came out of it. I'm standing here because of it. Maybe I have everything that matters to me, including you, because of it. If that's true, I'd go through it all again. I'd go through every minute of the hell to have you, to have my badge, to have this life. That's enough balance for me.

Undone, he pressed his lips to the symbol of what she was, and felt the heart that thundered for him beneath it. His
Aly is so frigging bored
1st read: 31 May - 14 June 2013

2nd read: 18-29 September 2015
Aug 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Second Read: Exciting. That's the word I would use for this installment. The murders aren't of course but the investigation merits the word. How does Ms. Robb do it? I mean, after reading 18 books I would have thought "Ive had enough of this series" but no I am thinking I want more. She weaves a different mystery every installment and I found myself more engrossed with this futuristic crime set up of New York. Is it a spell perhaps? *grins*

Back to the story. An innocent woman who works for Roark
Sandra ~ ♥ Cross My Heart ♥
*Rereading for group buddy read - Sept. 2017
Finished reread - One of the few books I can say I love more and more each time I reread it. Great plot line and police procedural and even better character relationship development. Awesome Must Read!

One of my favorites of the series! Roarke & Eve struggle with an issue that is pulling them apart, causing a rift in their marriage. The difference in what they both are, what they believe, what they can live with rises surfaces and threatens to tear
5 stars is never enough!****Even though I've read this countless times, it was just what I needed to reset my preferences and remember why E&R are THE couple in modern fiction. Awesomeness abounds, love conquers, characters are mature and worthy, and no one is TSTL. I used the bloody heck out of the highlight feature on my Kindle. ***Love***
8/18/15 Another re-read...sometimes it's just great to go back and read the 'classics.':)
Divided in Death by J. D. Robb is the 18th book in the In Death series. Roarke asks his wife, Lieutenant Eve Dallas, to investigate a double homicide when one of his top security operatives, Reva Ewing, finds the body of her husband in bed with her friend. These books are amazing and just keep getting better and better. Reva is Roarke's secretary Caro's daughter and we find out more of her background. Fast paced and captivating, I can never seem to get enough of these books.
Divided in Death is the eighteenth book of the popular In Death Series, featuring Lt. Eve Dallas. Former Secret Service agent, Reva Ewing, left the service to become a security specialist for Roarke Enterprises, owned by Eve's billionaire husband. When Reva is found standing over the dead bodies of her husband and his mistress, she definitely looks guilty. Because Reva was integral to one of his highly classified Code Red Projects for Homeland Security, there's now a danger to Roarke's business. ...more
Mar 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: in-death
Page-turning, heart-wrenching, tough and a great ending. Another keeper for the shelf. There was suspense, twists and turns, some rough patches, emotional upheaval, revelations, some touching moments, good characters and personalities, humor, a little action, growth and everything in between. I laughed, snickered, held my breath, teared up a little, got aggravated, had a great time and am ready to go back for more. Totally Iced and Enjoy!
Apr 16, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not my favourite but still a solid instalment in this wonderful series. 3.5 stars.
Ana Fernandes
Oct 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Adoro 💜 Adoro 💜 Adoro 💜
Como já por várias vezes disse, os livros desta serie são sempre os mais aguardados do ano.
Foi espetacular!...Mesmo depois de 18 livros a autora ainda consegue surpreender.
Petra (Safari Poet)
Intense! There is a lot of emotions in the air. Anger, fear, love, contempt, sorrow, rage and not only from who you'd expect.

A colleague and friend of Roarke is suspected of killing her husband, but for Eve the pieces are falling into place too easily. After finding data corruption on multiple computers, she suspects techno-terrorists.

During the investigation, information about Eve past comes to light. All she want to do is leave the past where it belongs and try and deal with what she learns, b
❆ Crystal ❆
4.5 stars. Eve is great! You've just got to love her no-nonsense way of being a cop. She is up against a lot in this book. I'm not a big fan on the trips down memory lane with her past. This one delved into her past more than some... and thanks Jonetta for the warning! The flash backs and the details are what gets me the most and this only had 1 scene that I was able to (and did) skim through.
I did like this one though in the fact of who/what her enemy was. Who doesn't love a good conspiracy? A
Apr 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Liked this book, to an extent. Loved reading about Caro's background and how she came to work for Roarke.

I found that Roarke and his "big balls" were a bit too big and his thinking so very narrow-minded. I guess J.D. Robb likes to confirm his violent tendencies. I know Roarke will go to any extent to protect Eve, but how could he not clue in to her feelings about the whole HSO business.

Anyways, 2 thumbs up and 5 stars for Eve and Roarke!
Kathy Davie
Sep 12, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I suppose when your husband owns half the world that it's inevitable that most of the crimes Eve investigates involve Roarke somehow. This is a good one involving substitution, spies, and betrayal.
Ana Luisa
Nov 09, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

Este foi, sem duvida, um livro de muitas emoções. Um daqueles que começamos a ler e já não queremos parar.. Mas será que existe algum desta série que não esteja assim avaliado? Sinceramente, esta autora deve querer arruinar as nossas carteiras, porque estes são livros de chorar por mais.

Sei que devia de andar já cansada, farta de ler sempre sobre as mesmas personagens e do mesmo género de historia, mas a verdade é que nada disso se passa. Para além de irmo
Divided in Death
4 Stars

Roarke asks for Eve's help when one of his employees is implicated in a murder. As she investigates, the lieutenant quickly realizes that there is more going on than a simple crime of passion, and the case may be an attempt to cover up an act of cyber-terrorism that will have devastating consequences.
A good installment with some intriguing revelations and excellent character developments. Nevertheless, there is a little too much techno-babble for my tastes and it all wen
* Meli Mel *
Dec 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Reva Ewing, security specialist for Roarke, is a prime suspect of the death of Blair Bissel, her husband, and Felicity Cade, her best friend. Reva discovers her husband and best friend have been having an affair. Now she is being framed for a double murder she didn't commit.
I can't believe I am still not bored by this series, it just gets better. I really missed all the characters but didn't know how much till I started reading this. Another great exciting read. New info on Eve's past is reveale
Jessa ♥dhanger♥ EvilDarkSide
Emotional....that's the one word that describes the 18th book in this wonderful series. These books just keep getting better and better. The character development is outstanding and the writing is amazing. Eve and Roarke butt heads quite a bit throughout the series but in this book it goes a little further and causes a rip in their relationship. Seeing them get through it and repair the damage makes this book one of the best out of the series.
Jun 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction, in-death
Another great romp through New York with Eve, Roarke and others. The action built up nicely, using tension nicely. The final twist was a little telegraphed in my opinion, and I was a little disappointed at the lack of detail in the resolution, but I did quite enjoy the climax. There wasn't quite enough Peabody and McNab featured in my opinion, but I do say that about most books.
Dec 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Intense book! One of my favorites in the series so far.
Bol Roarke içeren bir hikayeydi, doyduk valla ilk defa. Ama ilk defa da Eve ile Roarke bu kadar çatışmış olabilir, ikisi de uzun süre perişan halde dolandılar. Eve'in küçüklüğündeki o olay ile ilgili acayip bilgiler öğreniyorlar ve sizi de bir hayli sinir ediyor, Roarke'a hak vermeden edemeyeceksiniz. Seri gayet güzel gidiyor, okunacak daha çok kitap var..
Ann Lou
Jul 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Exciting. That's the word I would use for this installment. The murders aren't of course but the investigation merits the word. How does Ms. Robb do it? I mean, after reading 18 books I would have thought "Ive had enough of this series" but no I am thinking I want more. She weaves a different mystery every installment and I found myself more engrossed with this futuristic crime set up of New York. Is it a spell perhaps? *grins* I think I need my coffee.

Back to the story. An innocent woman who w
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J.D. Robb is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series and the pseudonym for #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. The futuristic suspense series stars Eve Dallas, a New York City police lieutenant with a dark past. Initially conceived as a trilogy, readers clamored for more of Eve and the mysterious Roarke. Secrets in Death, on sale September 2017, is the 45th e ...more
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