Friday, February 12, 2016

Friday Memes: Devoted in Death by J. D. Robb

Happy Friday everybody!
Book Beginnings on Friday is now hosted by Rose City ReaderThe Friday 56 is hosted at Freda's Voice. Check out the links above for the rules and for the posts of the participants each week. Don’t dig for your favorite book, the coolest, the most intellectual. Use the CLOSEST.

The first kill was an accident. Mostly.
Friday 56:
"The first one here," Eve began while the computer analyzed. "In September, in Nashville. Female, early twenties, missing for fifty-six hours. Found dead in an unoccupied home by the real-estate agent and a potential buyer."

"I bet that dropped the asking price."
This week I am spotlighting the 41st book in one of my must-read series. Devoted in Death by J. D. Robb is a futuristic mystery with wonderful characters. Here is the description from Amazon:
Eve Dallas tracks a couple whose passion is fueled by cold brutality in the newest crime thriller from the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Obsession in Death and Festive in Death.

When Lieutenant Eve Dallas examines a body in a downtown Manhattan alleyway, the victim’s injuries are so extensive that she almost misses the clue. Carved into the skin is the shape of a heart—and initials inside reading E and D . . .

Ella-Loo and her boyfriend, Darryl, had been separated while Darryl was a guest of the state of Oklahoma, and now that his sentence has been served they don’t ever intend to part again. Ella-Loo’s got dreams. And Darryl believes there are better ways to achieve your dreams than working for them. So they hit the road, and when their car breaks down in Arkansas, they make plans to take someone else’s. Then things get messy and they wind up killing someone—an experience that stokes a fierce, wild desire in Ella-Loo. A desire for Darryl. And a desire to kill again.

As they cross state lines on their way to New York to find the life they think they deserve, they will leave a trail of evil behind them. But now they’ve landed in the jurisdiction of Lieutenant Dallas and her team at the New York Police and Security Department. And with her husband, Roarke, at her side, she has every intention of hunting them down and giving them what they truly deserve . . .


  1. That's some beginning. I love this author. Sounds like another winner:)

    My 56 -

  2. I love the sound of this one...and I must read more from this series! Thanks for sharing. Here's mine:

  3. I've read other books by this author and enjoyed them. This sounds like a series I'd like.
    My Friday post features THE HURRICANE SISTERS.

  4. This book sounds okay, and I hope you enjoy it. :-)

  5. I still haven't read any books by Robb.

    ENJOY, and thanks for sharing.

    Have a good weekend.

    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

  6. I definitely need to read from this author....
    Happy weekend!

  7. I really, really enjoyed this book in the series - it's a good one and I hope you enjoy it a lot! Here's my Friday meme

  8. I should try this series, too. I have a feeling I'd like JD Robb more than Nora Roberts. :)

    Check out my Friday 56 (With Book Beginnings) and my current giveaway.


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