In Death: The First Cases (In Death Series)

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In 1995, J. D. Robb (a.k.a. Nora Roberts) changed the face of mystery fiction with Naked in Death and Glory in Death, the first two installments of a resilient suspense series starring Lieutenant Eve Dallas. This omnibus, 540-page paperback volume collects those two futuristic classics, making for an ideal J. D. Robb sampler.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425228531
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/3/2009
  • Series: In Death Series
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 389,518
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Nora Roberts

J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for a number one New York Times bestselling author of more than 190 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print.

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    1. Also Known As:
      J. D. Robb; Sarah Hardesty; Jill March; Eleanor Marie Robertson (birth name)
    2. Hometown:
      Keedysville, Maryland
    1. Date of Birth:
      1950
    2. Place of Birth:
      Silver Spring, Maryland

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  • Posted January 10, 2013

    she makes eve dalllas & roarke well-blended dispite their pa

    she makes eve dalllas & roarke well-blended dispite their pasts & has them moving to a better future--if only I had read the series in order-- check the lists at he beginning of her books- I also have an in death in order after reading many of them out of order.

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  • Posted June 2, 2011

    J. D. Robb's Death series

    I'm looking for a list of all the Death Series in order so I can figure out if I've missed any. I just love these books and can't get enough. Help me find a list as they were written in order PLEASE!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 15, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Suspense, passion, thrill and a tough kick ...heroine

    Based on the futuristic Manhattan where gone to the future is their lives but with thrill from crimes that our heroine Dallas based on the city she was found and with development of a passion for justice and love in the mix can be something new for her.
    Leaves you waiting for more and the series is already in # 30 I think (kindred in death the last one in 2010 paperback)
    The 2 first stories are well develop and hopeing for more .

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2010

    Great Read

    I love the J. D. Robb/Nora Roberts In Death Series. This is very addictive series that is difficult to put down. I highly recommend it if you like a bit of intrigue, mystery, romance, adventure and futuristic stories. I constantly find myself wanting to stop whatever I'm doing and pick up where I stopped in the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2009

    J.D. Robb at her best!

    Excellent Detective Saga for the future.

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  • Posted April 1, 2009

    In Death- the first two books in the Eve Dallas series

    I bought the first two books of this series when they came out in 1995 and loved the books. Since then I have read all of the books in the series-- at least twice. I guess you could say I am a fan, and this time I bought the first two books (appearing now under one cover)for my daughter.

    The plots are multilayer and multifaceted, always fitting the title, even if the word death is in each of the some 25 or more books in the series.

    The books are very personal and deeply felt. The main character Eve Dallas is a study of contradictions: tough, tender; brave,shy; compassionate, insensitive; complicated, straightforward. She is loyal and dedicated and perhaps, a personal hero. Experiencing her struggles makes me want to be a better person.

    The secondary characters, introduced in the on-going series are a joy. And then there is Roarke, the man who becomes the love of the life of the tough, fragile Eve Dallas.

    With his every touch and gesture of love, Roarke seems to tame and/or fill the emptiness of the young Eve, and by healing her, he saves himself. Some scenes are very intimate and sexual, but they fit, a part of Eve's learning to trust, to give, to accept intimacy and love and ultimately redemption.

    Finally, the in death books make me laugh and usually very loudly. I sometimes reread a page just for the sarcasm, wit and repartee of the characters, especially the the interaction between Roarke and Eve and Eve and her soon to be partner Peabody.

    I recommend the first two books and all of the books in the series, ending with Robb's latest book Promises in Death, a book which is extraordinary and makes me eager for the next book.

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