Survivor in Death

Survivor in Death

Book - 2005
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Lieutenant Eve Dallas must solve the murder of a seemingly ordinary family, and protect one small, terrified survivor in this novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling In Death series.

No affairs. No criminal connections. No DNA. No clues. Lieutenant Eve Dallas may be the best cop in the city--not to mention having the lavish resources of her husband Roarke at her disposal--but the Swisher case has her baffled. The family members were murdered in their beds with brutal, military precision. The state-of-the-art security was breached, and the killers used night vision to find their way through the cozy middle-class house. Clearly, Dallas is dealing with pros. The only mistake they made was to overlook the nine-year-old girl cowering in the dark in the kitchen...
 
Now Nixie Swisher is an orphan--and the sole eyewitness to a seemingly inexplicable crime. Kids are not Dallas's strong suit. But Nixie needs a safe place to stay, and Dallas needs to solve this case. Not only because of the promise she made to Nixie. Not only for the cause of justice. But also to put to rest some of her own darkest memories--and deepest fears. With her partner Peabody on the job, and watching her back--and with Roarke providing the kind of help that only he can give--Lieutenant Eve Dallas is running after shadows, and dead-set on finding out who's behind them.
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2005
ISBN: 9780425204184
9780399152085
0399152083
Characteristics: 376 pages ; 24 cm

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4urrys Oct 20, 2014

I'm not sure why everyone in the series likes Eve so much. She is becoming more unlikeable as the series progresses. She seems to think that she is the center of the universe.

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7626dee
Jul 31, 2013

Eve Dallas is becoming more shallow and less likable as this series goes on. I would guess this is a deliberate plan by the author to try to generate interest in what is becoming a formula series.

Cgullah Oct 10, 2011

Good light mystery reading. I like the whole series. Following the relationships of the main characters is as interesting as the deaths to be solved. A bit to sexual for my taste.

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