Secrets in death
Dallas, Eve (Fictitious character)
J. D. Robb
fantasy, sci-fi, mystery, crime fiction
September 5, 2017
No one is going to miss Larinda Mars. A ruthless gossip queen with a lucrative sideline in blackmail, there's no lack of suspects when she's murdered in a fashionable New York bar. With so many people wanting her dead, it's going to be a tough case to crack. Lieutenant Eve Dallas may not like this particular victim, but it's her duty to bring the killer to justice. As she digs deeper into Larinda's mysterious past, it becomes clear the reporter had a unique talent for uncovering secrets. Including ones very close to home for Eve and her husband Roarke... Someone was willing to commit murder to keep their secrets hidden. And with Eve now working to uncover the truth, she and her team are heading into serious danger.
Dallas rides again in a New York winter, with a hat with a
pompom, which rally embarrasses her, but… there is a murder to be solved and
Roarke and his eGeek friends have plenty to do.
Gossip columnists have lots of secrets and they hold secrets
on others too it seems, secrets that make them a lot of money and give them a
lot of power. So lots of enemies to comb through. Perhaps not quite as original
as the earlier books in this series, but still, always worth a read.
As always, Peabody makes us smile, Roarke makes us lust, and
we all want to be Dallas. And we’d also quite like that week in the Mexico
hideaway she offered Peabody – especially if we fly by one of Roarke’s private