Betrayal in Death
J. D. Robb
From no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Nora Roberts, writing as J.D. Robb, comes a brand new novel within the futuristic series…Detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder on commonly used grounds: her husband’s hotel—and reveals herself up opposed to a assassin with a keenness for the finer issues in life—and death…
At the posh Roarke Palace lodge, a maid walks into suite 4602 for the nightly turndown—and steps into her worst nightmare. A killer leaves her lifeless, strangled by means of a skinny silver cord. He’s Sly Yost, a virtuoso of song and homicide. successful guy for the elite. Lieutenant Eve Dallas is aware him good. yet during this twisted case, realizing the killer doesn’t aid remedy the crime. simply because there’s another individual concerned. anyone with a extra own intent. And Eve needs to face a terrifying possibility—that the true goal may well, in truth, be her husband Roarke…
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