Connections in Death

Connections in Death

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Homicide cop Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband, Roarke, are building a brand-new school and youth shelter. They know that the hard life can lead kids toward dangerous crossroads--and with this new project, they hope to nudge a few more of them onto the right path. For expert help, they hire child psychologist Dr. Rochelle Pickering--whose own brother pulled himself out of a spiral of addiction and crime with Rochelle's support. Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together, and he's thrilled to hear about his sister's new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy. Returning from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds Lyle dead with a syringe in his lap, and Eve's investigation confirms that this wasn't just another OD. After all his work to get clean, Lyle's been pumped full of poison--and a neighbor with a peephole reports seeing a scruffy, pink-haired girl fleeing the scene. Now Eve and Roarke must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and the ugly underground world of tattoo parlors and strip joints where everyone has taken a wrong turn somewhere. They both believe in giving people a second chance. Maybe even a third or fourth. But as far as they're concerned, whoever gave the order on Lyle Pickering's murder has run out of chances...
Publisher: New York, New York : St. Martin's Press, ©2019.
ISBN: 9781250201577
Characteristics: 371 pages ;,25 cm.


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Jul 14, 2019

I enjoyed this installment of Dallas and Roarke. My favorite still in all 48 books -- like many of the characters in the story - is the Icove Agenda, but this one was good too. I did miss the other characters being involved a little more, but as one review stated: 'This is a comfort read". It's like keeping track of 'family'.

Apr 12, 2019

Better than the last but still not very good. Move on to a new character or add some life to this one, these books are becoming money factories for the author and are not meant to satisfy the reader.

Mar 24, 2019


Mar 22, 2019

Yawn. Roberts seems bored with the characters, the last few books have been a total bore.

Mar 18, 2019

I have read all of the Eve Dallas books, and particularly enjoy reading about the lives of the characters.
This book, however, was lacklustre: the plot was thin, and I was bored through most of it. Too little mention of Peabody, McNab, and the other supporting characters I have come to love.

Mar 10, 2019

I've read all of this series and this one lacked the excitement of some of the previous story lines. The overall story line was flat and the characters not as vivid and multi-dimensional as before.

Mar 06, 2019

i was extremely disappointed with this book. it should have been rated xxx. there was no need for such graphic descriptions of sexual acts. also there was a great increase in foul language. i have read every single of the eve dallas novels and enjoyed them immensely. in this one i skipped many pages just to get to the end.

Feb 13, 2019

Eve Dallas and her partner try to find out who killed a reformed drug addict and staged it as a murder. I am a big fan of the In Death Series and have read and loved all of the books in this series. This book is another very good book. It held my interest from beginning to end. Looking forward to the next book in this series.

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