The Complete List of J. D. Robb’s In Death Series In Order

In Death is a police procedural series of novels set in the mid-21st-century (beginning from 2058) and written by Nora Roberts, otherwise referred to by her alias J.D. Robb. The novel is centered around New York City Police and Security Department (NYPSD) staff, lieutenant Eve Dallas and her better-half Roarke. The couple lives in New York City around. Apart from these two main characters, Dr. Charlotte Mira, Captain Ryan Feeney, Detective Ian McNab, and Detective Delia Peabody are other characters.

The book has a cult following and has been translated into several languages like Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Czech, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Turkish. Expectedly, they bear different names in each of these languages. Be that as it may, the thrill and suspense which the series is characterized is still the same in all of them.

How Many JD Robb In Death Series Are There?

There are 63 books of the In Death series, and Nora has hinted that the series she began writing in 1995 is not going to end as long as she desires to write. On the other hand, she added that the futuristic suspense series would never contain the children of the main characters: Eve and Roarke, as she might end the series when Eve eventually gets pregnant. Well, till that time comes, we already have 63 books, and here are tidbits of what you should know about all of them.

A Complete List of J. D. Robb’s In Death Series

1. Naked in Death

  • Genre: Detective fiction
  • Paperback volume: 314 pages
  • Original publishing date: July 28, 1995
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-425-14829-7
  • Series highlight: Arrest of Senator DeBlass.

The book started with Eve Dallas being tasked to unravel the pepertrator/s behind the murder of Sharon DeBlass, a prostitute and granddaughter of Senator DeBlass of the Conservative Party. As she investigates the murder, more prostitutes are murdered, making the investigation all the more complex.

Over time, and with the help of her husband Roarke, she uncovered that Senator DeBlass killed Sharon DeBlass under some murky circumstances. The senator engaged the services of his assistance, Rockman, to murder numerous other prostitutes to divert attention from him as the likely murderer of Sharon. After Senator DeBlass got arrested, and before his suicide, he sent Rockman to kill Eve, but luckily she survived the encounter, and the hitman got arrested.

2. Glory in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 320 pages
  • Original publishing date: December 1, 1995
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0-425-15098-6
  • Series highlight: Eve and Roarke’s engagement.

There were a series of murders that had famous women as its victims in Glory in Death. One of the victims was an actress named Yvonne Metcalf who Roarke was formerly in a relationship with. To solve this crime, Eve informed her husband, much to his refusal though that she wants to act as bait so the murderer can come after her. But this plan ultimately failed as the murderer had better plans.

It happened that Eve and Roarke were away and even had to spend a night in Mexico. On their return, she found that her friend Nadine Furst, a Channel 75 news reporter, had gone missing. Apparently, she would have been the murder’s next victim, but she was saved for the swift intervention of Eve. Eve and Roarke also got engaged in this second book.

3. Immortal in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 345 pages
  • Original publishing date: July 1996
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-15378-9
  • Series highlight: Murder of Delia Pandora.
  • Nominations/Awards: Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award (RT Award) for Futuristic Romance (1996) and All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Favorite Couple (1997)

Immortal in Death proved to be truly captivating, with Eve doing all the things she couldn’t have imagined herself doing. She was getting ready to walk down the aisle, not just to any man but the richest man in the whole of the world. Yet, in the center of it all, her police work is far from giving her respite with various forms of murder cases pilling up.

With her wedding plans underway, her colleagues in uniform turn up with various degrees of head injuries. More so, a top model named Delia Pandora has been murdered, and right at the scene of her murder is her friend Mavis’s unconscious body. Surprisingly, Mavis has Pandora’s blood all over her body, and the more disturbing development is that the murder took place at Leonardo’s place. Leonardo is Mavis’ boyfriend and a famous fashion designer working on Eve’s wedding dress. The series ended with Eve being able to trace the murder to a new and dangerous drug lord.

4. Rapture in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Speculative fiction
  • Paperback volume:320 pages
  • Original publishing date: October 1, 1996
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-15518-9
  • Series highlight: Roarke’s VR toy.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Favorite Heroine (1997), and Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Romantic Suspense/Mystery/Adventure (1996)

In New York of 2058, technology has gone far beyond what we currently know it for today. One of the numerous super-rich people who is reaping enormously from this is Eve’s husband, Roarke. He even embarked on an ambitious project of building s space resort. However, the engineer who he contracted for the project is found dead. Preliminary investigations suggest that he hung himself after a virtual-reality trip. Furthermore, a pin-sized burn was also seen on his brain.

Two other autopsy reports of a controversial politician and an infamous lawyer also revealed the presence of a pin-sized burn on their brains. These two individuals had no relationship whatsoever, but like Roarke’s space resort engineer, they both had a virtual reality trip before their death. As the story developed, we learned that Roarke’s company is actually manufacturing the virtual reality trip machine.

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5. Ceremony in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 336 pages
  • Original publishing date: May 1, 1997
  • Publisher: Berkley Mass Market
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-15762-6
  • Series highlight: Dead boy on Eve’s doorstep.

The murders going on in New York are far from being over. With every case solved, Eve is confronted with yet another. She got into the most dangerous case of her career when a dead body is placed outside her home. The pieces of evidence surrounding the murder are things she can’t just understand. The warning is clear, and she knows too well she is in constant danger, but how long it will take before her enemies get to her is something no one is sure about. However, her husband is far from being away. He constantly monitors her to ensure no harm comes close to her.

6. Vengeance in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 357 pages
  • Original publishing date: October 1st, 1997
  • Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-16039-8
  • Series highlight: Roarke has a secrete with murder victims.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Feistiest Heroine & Favorite Heroine & Favorite Couple & Honorable Mentions for Favorite Hero & Favorite Romantic Suspense (1998), Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award (RT Award) for Best Futuristic Romance (1997), and Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities Romance (1997)

In the 6th book of In Death, the murderer who has been a thorn in the flesh of Eve is gradually turning out to be closer to her than she otherwise would have thought. The victims who lost their lives to the murderer suffered the most gruesome death that is only good to be imagined and not experienced. Though they were all unrelated to each other and in various walks of life, they shared an ugly secret of 10 years with Roarke.

7. Holiday in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 308 pages
  • Original publishing date: June 1998
  • Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-16371-9
  • Series highlight: Eve joined an online dating platform.
  • Nominations/Awards: Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance (1998), All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Favorite Couple (1999), RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (1999), and Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award (RT Award) for Futuristic Romance (1998)

Rarely will Eve’s murder investigations turn out to be futile. So it happened that in the 7th book, the series of murders which have been a hard nut to crack from the 5th book, is gradually being pieced apart by the policewoman. All of the murder victims are on a dating website called Personally Yours. As expected, Eve joined the platform, not searching for love but in a quest to save the murderer’s next victim.

8. Midnight in Death 

  • Genre:  Romance novel, Mystery, Crime novel, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 90 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 1988
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA, INC.
  • ISBN: 978-0425219713
  • Series highlight: Re-capture of David Palmer.

J.D Robb teamed with three other talented writers: Susan Plunkett, Dee Holmes, and Claire Cross to make the 7th installment the thriller it deserves to be.

Eve has nabbed the serial killer identified as David Palmer. However, he escaped from detention after being convicted of his murders. His next murder victim became the judge that convicted him, and Eve knew too well she is most likely his next target. But with the assistance of her husband, she was able to capture the killer again for good.

9. Conspiracy in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 372 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 1st, 1999
  • Publisher: The Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-16813-4
  • Series highlight: Eve went into depression.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2000), Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance (1999), and P.E.A.R.L. (Paranormal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) Nominee (1999)

Supercop Lt. Eve Dallas was finally beaten here. A superior, Officer Ellen Bowers, got deranged and began imagining possible terrible things Eve might be up to. She soon made a press publication about this, and it took little time for people to believe her.

In the middle of the chaos between the police officers, a serial killer who has a penchant for homeless people is out preying on homeless people. Eve ought to have been on his trail but for the damning publication about her.

On one certain night, when Officer Ellen was going home, he met the serial killer and didn’t live to tell of her encounter. As expected, Eve is blamed for the murder and got her badge stripped. She went into depression and had only her husband to see her through.

10. Loyalty in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Suspense, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 358 pages
  • Original publishing date: October 1999
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-17140-0
  • Series highlight: Eve’s fight to save New York City.

A would-be bomber took it upon himself to purge New York City of the “corrupt masses” that live therein. The bomber began sending threatening letters to Eve, and when it became clear that danger is imminent, Eve fought back to save her city and the people she loves.

11. Witness in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 339 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 1st, 2000
  • Publisher: Penguin Group the USA
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-17363-3
  • Series highlight: Murder in the theatre
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2001), Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award (RT Award) for Best Futuristic Romance (2000), Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance (2000)

It’s a new year in the In Death series, specifically, the year 2059. And on the opening night of New York’s New Globe Theatre, the lead actor is stabbed to death right on stage in front of Eve Dallas and many others. Is this homicide or a case of outstanding acting gone wrong? The matter gets complicated when the press carried the news and published that Eve’s husband owns the theatre. Therefore, the couple finds themselves right in the center of the investigation; on one corner, there’s Eve, who’s leading the investigation, and on the other corner, you find Roarke, a prime suspect.

12. Judgment in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 356 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 1st, 2000
  • Publisher: Berkley Mass Market
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-17630-6
  • Series highlight: Murder in Purgatory.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Hero AND Best Heroine AND Best Couple (2001)

The murder of two police officers gets every cop in New York City on their toes, including Eve. Two brutally slain cops in one of the city’s nightclubs named Purgatory get Eve worried even more. The cub owner is none other than Roarke, but the club is being run by his criminal friend named Max Ricker. As the investigation into the murders deepens, many mess and corruption that have bedeviled the police force gets unearthed, which further puts Eve, her job, and family in grave danger.

13. Betrayal in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 355 pages
  • Original publishing date: March 1st, 2001
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-17857-7
  • Series highlight: Roarke unites with his childhood friend.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Hero (tie) (2002), RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2002)

With murder in Roarke Palace Hotel, Eve is far from having a quiet time. One of the hotel’s staff, a young lady, was beaten, raped, and strangulated. The prime suspect happens to be Sylvester Yost, who lodged in one of the hotel’s rooms. Before he is apprehended, another man who works as a publisher in Roarke’s publishing company gets killed. With these two gruesome murders on hand, Eve soon connects the lines to find that her husband might be Yost’s ultimate target.

14. Interlude in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Fiction, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 88 pages
  • Original publishing date: 
  • Publisher: Penguin Group the USA
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-13109-3
  • Series highlight: Eve’s travel to space.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Favorite Short Story (tie) (2002)

Eve is invited to give a speech at the largest police conference of the year in an off-planet resort. As you would have imagined, the resort is owned by her husband. Right in the middle of it, a homicide happens; the victim is Eve’s friend while the killer has a history with her husband.

15. Seduction in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 354 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 1st, 2001
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-18146-1
  • Series highlight: Discovery of the date-rape drug.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Hero (tie) (2002), and Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance (2001).

Still, in space, a female victim is murdered in the most bizarre circumstances. Before her death, a man named Dante had been courting her, following which they finally met. With just a few sips of wine laced with a date-rape drug that cost almost a quarter-million dollars, the victim was knocked out dead. In the room where she died was candlelight, soft playing music, rose petals across the bed, suggesting she was probably spending time with her lover. But who could this unknown lover of her be, and why hasn’t he shown up if her death was accidental? All these are Eve’s job to unravel.

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16. Reunion in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery 
  • Paperback volume:371 pages
  • Original publishing date: 5 March 2002
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-18397-7
  • Series highlight: Walter’s birthday murder.
  • Nominations/Awards: Romance Readers Anonymous (RRA) Award for Best Alternative Realities or Time Travel Romance (2002), and RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2003)

In the 16th installment of the In Death series, murders are far from being over in New York City. A certain Walter Pettibone returns home to his surprise birthday party. Amongst the numerous congratulations and happy birthdays, one somewhat unknown Julie Dockport beaming with smiles, walked up to him and offered him a glass of champagne. With one sip, Walter is a dead man the next moment.

As the investigation begins, everyone was first a suspect before Eve Dallas clears them. She then recollects a face, that of Julie, who is now nowhere to be seen at the party. The two women had crossed parts a decade ago when Eve incarcerated her. She later regained her freedom, but the recent event suggests she is far from being a changed woman. Eve will have to prove her mettle once again by nabbing Julie.

17. Purity in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 355 pages
  • Original publishing date: August 27th, 2002
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-18630-5
  • Series highlight:
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2003)

What could be the possibility of a computer virus infecting a man and doing grave damage? The year we will probably find out about this is 2059 in the Purity in Death installment of the In Death series.

In the suspense-filled book, Louie Cogburn has been seated for 3 days staring at his computer. He suddenly hears a knock on his door and swiftly reaches for a baseball bat. On opening the door, he swings his bat, but the cop at the door was quick to fire his stunner twice, and he didn’t miss. Louie slumped to the floor, dead. The only clue to Eve as to what might have caused his sudden behavior change was a message on his computer’s screen “ABSOLUTE PURITY ACHIEVED.”

18. Portrait in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 347 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 25th, 2003
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-18903-0
  • Series highlight: Series of young women were raped murdered in bizarre ways.
  • Nominations/Awards: Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award (RT Award) for Best Futuristic Romance (2003), All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Hero AND Best Alternate Reality Romance (2004), RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Paranormal Romance (2004),

A young woman is slain and dumped in the Delancey street dumpster. However, before her death, a news station received a portfolio of portraits of her corpse, which the murderer apparently took. Eve evaluates these pictures and concludes that the murderer is a perfectionist in the art. How long it took to nab him is what the series narrated in the 347 pages installment.

19. Imitation in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 342 pages
  • Original publishing date: August 26, 2003
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-19158-3
  • Series highlight: Eve received a note addressed to her at the scene of a murder.

In previous books, killers often kill their victims and get caught before they make their next kill. But in Imitation in Death, a vicious killer did otherwise. He murdered a prostitute and left a note on her corpse for Lieutenant Eve Dallas, inviting her to play a game of revealing his identity. Eve knows right on the spot that this serial killer will be a hard nut to crack, and the earlier she finds him, the more would-be victims she will save. What can stand in her way?

20. Remember When

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 483 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 15, 2003
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15106-4
  • Series highlight:
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America for Best Romantic Suspense & Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2004)

The full title of the book is Remember When with Nora Roberts. The first book in the series does not have the “In Death” suffix to its name. Indeed, it is unique in itself and the story therein.

A deal between career robbers went south when one of them wanted all their loot to himself; 4 bags of diamonds with a combined value of about $28 million. The scene of the murder of one of the robbers is an antique shop named Remember When. The owner of the shop is Laine Tavish, whose father is a professional thief. His father’s friend was killed in front of her shop, but he passed to Laine a pouch containing some diamonds and told her to hide it before he died.

As the robbers try to kill each other, Eve is brought into the case to recover the stolen diamonds and end the killings. But how cooperative will Laine be?

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21. Divided in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 354 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 2004
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15154-5
  • Series highlight: Roarke is worried about the emergence of a Doomsday Group.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Paranormal Romance (2005)

In 2059, when Reva Ewing, a Roarke Enterprises security specialist, lost her husband Blair Bissel in a double homicide, almost everyone believed she was behind his murder. Their reason was primarily that Blair was cheating on her with her best friend. But Lieutenant Eve Dallas had reasons to believe that the murder scene was staged to rope Reva in. She proved this and traced Blair’s murder to have been carried out by a Doomsday Group of hackers who have plenty of financial resources to do any harm they want and get away with it.

22. Visions in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 354 pages
  • Original publishing date: August 3rd, 2004
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15171-2
  • Series highlight: Eve, though grudgingly resorted to seeking help from a psychic.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Paranormal Romance (2005)

A series of murders with an identical ritual killing pattern sends Lieutenant Eve Dallas to seek help from a psychic who narrates almost accurately how the next murder will happen. When her friend Peabody narrowly escaped the killer, Eve knows she has no time to waste anymore. With the help of her husband, she’s right on the trail of the killer.

23. Survivor in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Science Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 360 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 1st, 2005
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15208-5
  • Series highlight: Gruesome murder in the Swisher’s home.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Strongest Heroine (2006), RITA Award by Romance Writers of America for Best Romantic Suspense (2006)

When a middle-class home with some sophisticated home security system is breached and the house occupants brutally murdered on their beds with military precision, Eve knows she is dealing with professional killers. They perfected the mission so much that no single trace was left about who they are or who possibly sent them. However, a 9-year-old Nixie Swisher, who they left cowering in the kitchen’s dark, is the only eye witness of the gruesome mother. As it stands, Eve must protect the little Nixie and at the same time get valuable information from her about what happened in her home that day. But how useful can a frightened 9-year-old be in a murder case?

24. Origin in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Science Fiction, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 347 pages
  • Original publishing date: 12 July 2005
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15289-4
  • Series highlight: Murder at the Icove Centre.

When Dr. Wilfred B. Icove got murdered at the Wilfred B. Icove Center for Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery, lieutenant Eve Dallas has cogent reasons to suspect his son’s successor might have contracted the stunningly beautiful woman who was seen calmly entering and leaving the building before the doctor’s death. But not long after, young Dr. Icove is killed in the same manner as his father. Eve, therefore, must find the primary suspect, and in her quest to do so, she unearths dark secretes where the seemingly perfect Icove’s manipulate the laws of nature and man to get whatever they want.

25. Memory in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 375 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 24th, 2006
  • Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15328-0
  • Series highlight:

Supercop Eve didn’t have it all rosy while she was growing up. She was raised in a foster home under Trudy Lombard’s care, who didn’t show her love. Years later, Trudy calls at Roarke’s office asking for money, or else she would divulge his wife’s childhood secrets. An enraged Roarke walked Trudy out of his office and advised her to leave New York City entirely. A few days later, Trudy is seen bloodied on the floor of her hotel room. Who could have possibly done this? It’s Eve’s task to find out.

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26. Haunted in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Crime novel, Suspense, Crime Fiction 
  • Paperback volume: 320 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 29th, 2006
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-14117-7
  • Series highlight: Murder in Number Twelve.

In the year 2060, a 1960s themed club named Number Twelve is now believed to be haunted and cursed. Already, a murder has been committed there, and as always, lieutenant Eve Dallas is on the beat to solve the mystery behind the murder of the club’s new owner Radcliff Hopkins. Everyone around believes a ghost had murdered him, but Eve has solved so many mysterious crimes to believe such a story. However, she is tempted to believe the ghost story when Radcliff’s death gets linked to a rock star’s disappearance in the club some 85 years ago.

27. Born in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 338 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 1st, 2006
  • Publisher: G.P Putnam’s Sons
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15347-1
  • Series highlight: Disappearance of a pregnant Tandy Willowby and the baby shower gifts she left for Mavis.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2007)

When two lovers who work in the same accounting firm are gruesomely murdered, Eve got called to investigate the case for a possible homicide. However, while she’s on the case, a pregnant Tandy Willowby, a friend of Mavis, her colleague, got missing in the most bizarre circumstances. Could there be a link between the murdered couple and the missing Tandy? Eve was able to solve the case with the help of her ever-resourceful billionaire husband.

28. Innocent in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 385 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 20th, 2007
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15401-0
  • Series highlight: Roarke’s rekindled friendship with an old love interest.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Villain (2008)

NYPSD Lt. Eve Dallas is on the hunt for the suspected murder of a history teacher found by a group of students in a pool of his own body fluid. Eve already has suspects in mind, the late Craig’s wife who packed his lunch which has now been discovered to be laced with deadly ricin, and of course, Craig’s fellow teachers. But her attention on this case got distracted when her husband begins having occasional lunch or business meetings with an old flame of his named Magdalena Percell. With this distraction, another man got murdered.

29. Eternity in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Crime novel, Suspense, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 108 pages
  • Original publishing date: October 30, 2007
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-14367-6
  • Series highlight: the discovery of the dark prince.

Eve has to deal with superstitious believes about a vampire responsible for the murder of New York club-hopping bad girl Tiara Kent. As the investigation deepens, she is led to the most dangerous part of her city, where even the most fearless cop dares not to go. It is the place where darkness lives in the form of the dark prince.

30. Creation in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 337 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 6th, 2007
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15436-2
  • Series highlight: Torture of the murderer’s victims.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Couple AND Strongest Heroine (2008)

With an oddly disturbing name, J.D Robbs, in this installment tells the story of one of Roarke’s numerous employees who got murdered. It didn’t just stop at that, but all the details gathered from the murder scene pointed to one thing that the killer knows Eve will come after him. He washed his victim with Roake’s store products and then laid her down on a sheet purchased from another of Roarke’s. The warning is clear, and the main target is known, but how fast can eve act before someone else is murdered?

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31. Strangers in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 337 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 6th, 2007
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15470-6
  • Series highlight: Roarke’s silence about the murder of a businessman known to him.
  • Nominations/Awards: All About Romance (AAR) Annual Reader Poll for Best Couple AND Strongest Heroine (2008)

When prominent businessman Thomas Anders is murdered in a scandalous and disgraceful way, almost everyone in the city is talking about his death except the very persons closest to the slain businessman. Chief amongst these people is Lt Eve Dallas’ husband, Roarke Dallas. Dallas. In this case, many people are suspects, including Eve’s very own husband. Could he have been complicit in the murder of the businessman?

32. Ritual in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 160 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 3rd, 2008 
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-425-22444-1
  • Series highlight: Naked man crashed a party wielding a knife.

Once again, Eve is confronted with believing or proving otherwise that there are no dark spiritual forces that motivate people to commit their crimes. This time around, a man crashed a party naked with a knife in his hand. He believes he has killed someone but doesn’t know where or who. It is up to Eve to find out what happened and put an end to his madness.

33. Salvation in Death

  • Genre: Romance, mystery
  • Paperback volume: 353 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 4th, 2008 
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15522-2
  • Series highlight: Murder of priests.

At a Catholic funeral, Father Miguel Flores falls dead when he tasted the wine in his chalice. The cause of his death is the wine which, unbeknown to him, was laced with potassium cyanide. Lt Eve is assigned this investigation, and as she swings into action, there’s not much in the late father’s possession to tell her where to look. So she is forced to return to his corpse, and surprisingly, autopsy reports showed visible signs of knife wounds. Removed tattoos and plastic surgery. All these give her a heads up, and she begins to dig deep into the late father’s life in search of gang connections. But while she is still on this investigation, another priest is murdered in front of an even large congregation.

34. Promises in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 342 pages
  • Original publishing date:  February 24th, 2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15548-2
  • Series highlight: Murder of New York’s new cop.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2010)

A new cop from Atlanta, Amarylis Coltraine, who just got transferred to the New York City Police, got murdered just a few steps from her apartment. The weapon her assailant used is her own stun gun, and Eve knows too well that the murder is connected to the police department, and she has to question every person who has come in contact with the late cop since her arrival. While she’s on this, her husband used his computing knowledge to extract questionable information about life in Atlanta.

35. Kindred in Death

  • Genre: 978-0-399-15595-6
  • Paperback volume: 374 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 3, 2009
  • Publisher: Piatkus Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15595-6
  • Series highlight: The murder of a cop’s daughter.

Set sometime in 2060 in New York City, New York, the United States, Lt. Eve Dallas is called to a crime scene, the home of a newly promoted NYPSD captain who just returned a day earlier from a vacation with his wife. Who is the victim? Their 16-year-old daughter was gruesomely murdered right on her bed. As Eve begins investigating the case, she follows a lead. She is almost certain she would nab the killer soon, only to discover that the actual killer used a series of identities to commit the murder. Thus, she is left with no option other than to investigate all leads in the case. Doing this will be time-consuming, and what if the killer has another victim he’s preying on?

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36. Missing in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Crime novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 304 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 1st, 2009
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-14718-6
  • Series highlight: Eve’s discovery of what happened to the missing woman on the ferry.

When a female tourist on a New York ferry goes missing, detective Eve Dallas has no clue what could have happened to her. She’s quick to assume perhaps she jumped off the ferry without anyone seeing. But if so, what could have been her reason? Everyone on the ferry has a question or two to answer, but just maybe, the clue to what happened to the woman on the ferry can be found before she boarded the ferry.

37. Fantasy in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 356 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 23rd, 2010
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15624-3
  • Series highlight: The strange murder of Bart in a room which no one was seen entering or leaving except him

When Bart Minnock, founder of the computer gaming giant U-Play, was discovered in a pool of his blood with his head chopped off, no one knows what happened to him. But being that he is a millionaire in the highly competitive gaming industry where jealousy can attract all sorts of dirty tricks from competitors, Eve resorted to her husband to seek answers on how to solve the case. It is a world of fantasy, and the price of defeat is death in reality.

38. Indulgence in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Police procedural, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 373 page
  • Original publishing date: November 1st, 2010
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15687-8
  • Series highlight: Random hits, thrill kills, murders with a taste for the finer things in life – and death.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2011), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2010)

With a crossbow shot through a top-of-the-line limousine driver’s neck and a bayonet stab on the heart of a high-priced escort, Lt. Eve knows that these murderers are not ordinary. In both cases, the victims were booked for VIP services using top CEOs whose information has been compromised. Her investigation for these murders led her into the circle of millionaires and billionaires her husband mingles with. Apparently, Roarke might be the next big shot whose details could be stolen and used for another murder.

39. Possession in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 416 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 30, 2010
  • Publisher: Jove Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-14867-1
  • Series highlight: Eve’s discovery of her new unique abilities.

Eve is working on a case of the disappearance of a girl named Beata, and she soon discovers she’s developing some new and unique abilities, which somewhat speeds up her work. When she eventually gets a hold of what happened to Beata, about 8 other girls are also discovered to be missing.

40. Treachery in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Science Fiction, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 375 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 1st, 2011
  • Publisher: Putnam Pub Group
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15703-5
  • Series highlight:

Detective Eve Dallas’ partner, Peabody, is working on a case as a primary detective and is doing absolutely well learning from Eve. On a certain day, while in the police locker room, she suddenly hears two fellow officers, Garnet and Oberman, arguing. Suspecting that it’s not just an ordinary argument, she hid inside the shower stall. She eavesdropped on the conversation, which clearly exposed the two officers as corrupt and guilty of murder. Now Peabody, Eve, and Roarke will all have to work together and find strong evidence to bring the dirty cops down.

In Death

41. New York to Dallas

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 400 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 1st, 2011
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15778-3
  • Series highlight: Revelation of Lt. Eve’s dark past.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America for Best Romantic Suspense (2012), Audie Award for Romance (2012), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2011)

This 41st installment of J.D Robb’s In Death series is the second book not to have the “In Death” suffix to its name.

Isaac McQueen, a sick murderer and pedophile who Eve threw into jail about 12 years ago when she was just a rookie cop has just escaped. He’s coming for revenge against the super cop, and Eve knows too well how brutal he can be should he get close to her. But while she tries to get to McQueen, some dark secrets about her past life will soon be exposed. After all, she’s not the saint her heroic exploits as a cop paints her to be.

42. Chaos in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Romantic Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 291 pages
  • Original publishing date: November 30th, 2010
  • Publisher: Jove Books
  • ISBN: 978-0-515-14998-2
  • Series highlight: The police sketch of a murderer with a strange human form.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romance Novella (2012)

Green skin, goblin ears, swollen red eyes, and a dislocated jaw that doesn’t look human at all is what Eve Dallas knows about a supposed murderer. The possible suspects she is going after are students of medicine who are ordinarily trained to precisely slice parts of the human body during surgery. But in this case, such precision slicing was used for murder. The case itself is chaotic and the rigors she will have to go through before saving the next victim and ultimately nabbing the killer.

43. Celebrity in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 389 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 2012
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15830-8
  • Series highlight: A movie was made about Lt. Eve Dallas.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America Nominee for Romantic Suspense (2013), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2012)

A film about Eve’s exploits as a super cop has finally been made. As she is seated watching the film and admiring the actress playing her character. However, she’s far from relaxing as K. T. Harris had made an embarrassing scene during dinner. Eve is back on the beat to do what she was just watching an actress act about her.

44. Delusion in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 388 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 2012
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-749-95512-0
  • Series highlight: Death in an NYC downtown bar.

In a New York City downtown bar where business professionals unwind after a hard day’s work, a mild disagreement that quickly escalated into something crazy left 80 people dead. Eye witness accounts gave reports of seeing monsters and a swarm of bees during the chaos. And when forensic reports came out, the evidence showed that the cocktail served in the bar was laced with some sort of hard drugs, which could make people go crazy, do crazy things, and even die. Unsurprisingly, the bar is owned by Roarke’s husband, but he doesn’t believe the attack was directed at him. Who then was it directed at? It’s Eve’s job to prove.

45. Calculated in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Crime Fiction
  • Paperback volume: 386 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 26, 2013
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult
  • ISBN: 978-0-399-15882-7
  • Series highlight: Murder of an accountant.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2013)

Marta Dickenson, a well-off accountant, a beloved wife, and mother, has just been murdered and stripped of all her valuables. Despite doing what seems like a professional job, the killer wasn’t smart enough to clean off all traces of blood that might give him/her off. A trail of blood gives Eve’s a lead, and with her experience, she already knows how to draw out the killer.

In Death series

46. Thankless in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Science Fiction
  • Paperback volume:386 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 17, 2013
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 978-0399164422
  • Series highlight: Eve hunt for Jerry Reinholds.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2013)

As the year 2060 gradually draws to an end, there’s merry-making and laughter on Thanksgiving night in many households. But in Reinholds’, the story is different; the husband and wife have just been gruesomely murdered by their own easy-going and quiet son, Jerry Reinholds, much to the surprise of many. It is even more bewildering when Eve finds out that he has a long list of people to put down. The faster and smarter she acts, the more would-be victims he will save.

47. Taken in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller
  • Original publishing date: September 24, 2013
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 978-0515154078
  • Series highlight: A shocking video footage showing the body of a woman different from her face.

Again Lt. Eve Dallas is confronted with a crime that has elements of witchcraft in it. This one is even so shocking that video footage which otherwise should have shown the face of the person who kidnapped twin boys, Henry and Gala, from their home, instead shows the face of the boys’ mother leaving their house with the obviously drugged seven-year-olds. Nevertheless, the super cop has a way to solve even the most difficult crimes, thankfully with her husband’s help.

48. Concealed in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 416 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 18, 2014
  • Publisher: Putnam Adult/Penguin Publishing Group
  • ISBN: ISBN 978-0399164439
  • Series highlight: Discovery of corpses in an old New York City building wall.
  • Nominations/Awards: RITA Award by Romance Writers of America for Best Romantic Suspense (2015)

In an old New York building that billionaire Roarke decided to demolish to pave the way for a new one, about 12 corpses of young girls were discovered when all the walls came down. The who to investigate is not hard to determine as the building was supposedly a sanctuary for troubled teenage girls. As Eve deepens her investigation, her heart races as all the pieces of evidence she is getting point to one human being who has an evil heart.

49. Festive in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 389 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 9th, 2014 
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0399164448
  • Series highlight: Trey’s long list of exes.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2014)

Personal trainer Trey Ziegler has just been murdered with a knife stuck on his well-toned chest. As Lt. Eve begins her investigation, she discovers the man’s long list of women he dated and dumped. Dallas is disgusted more by the victim’s lifestyle, which is making her lose focus on finding the killer. But she has to do away with such a mindset and focus on the job.

Festive in Death

50. Obsession in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 404 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 12th, 2015
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 9780749959418
  • Series highlight: Notes on the walls of murder scenes for Lt. Eve.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2015)

It is 2061, and a certain New Yorker began to show his admiration for Lt. Eve Dallas in strange ways that involve bloody sacrifices and adulations for the cop. He murdered a woman and boldly wrote on the wall, “FOR LIEUTENANT EVE DALLAS, WITH GREAT ADMIRATION AND UNDERSTANDING.” The super cop knows she has to act fast before someone else is slain for her sake, but the quickest way to get to this killer is to use herself as bait. This is something that would put her and her husband’s life at risk.

51. Devoted in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 374 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 15th, 2015
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0399170881
  • Series highlight: Series of identical murders committed by a couple.

Ella-Loo and her boyfriend, Darryl, are on a trip to New York via Oklahoma to find the life they both desire to live. But when their car broke down in Arkansas, they decided to steal someone else’s and, in the process, killed the person. The sight of blood ignites a passion for the couple to kill again, and as they do so, they leave a trail of blood behind them. It is Eve’s job to stop them as they have just entered her city.

52. Wonderment in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Original publishing date: September 22nd, 2015
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0515155471
  • Series highlight: Darlene’s tea party.

It is another season of murder in New York City, and Lt. Eve, as always, is trying hard to put any clues she has to stop the next murder. A certain Darlene has been up to something suspicious as Eve learned he sought help from sensitives, psychics, and doctors of paranormal studies in order to contact his late parents. This does not sit well with the supercop, and she’s more than determined to find out more.

53. Brotherhood in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery
  • Paperback volume: 388 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 2nd, 2016
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-0399170898
  • Series highlight: The attack on Dennis.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2016)

Dennis Mira and his cousin Edward are not on good terms because of their late grandfather’s magnificent West Village brownstone real estate, which the latter wants to sell. When Dennis went to his place to confront Edward, the last thing he saw was a bloodied Edward before he blacked out. Luckily, Dennis’ wife is a cop too and a good friend of Lt. Eve. The two women teamed to unravel who led the attack.

54. Apprentice in Death 

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 375 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 6th, 2016
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • ISBN: 978-1101987971
  • Series highlight: Killing in Manhattan Central Park’s ice skating rink.

A sniper took down 3 victims in Manhattan Central Park’s ice skating rink with silent and deadly precision shots. A skater, a doctor, and a teacher all dead in a day. Eve is troubled by this development, especially the level of accuracy the shots showed. But at the same time, she knows that only a few professional killers, police, military snipers can make such kills. With her husband’s help, she’s able to find out that two snipers made the kill; apparently, an older sniper is training a younger one.

J.D Robb, Echoes in Death

55. Echoes in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 371 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 7, 2017
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250123114
  • Series highlight: The attack on the Strazza’a.

While driving home, Eve and Roarke came across a bloodied Daphne Strazza and Anthony Strazza. They rushed Daphne to ER, but her husband had already died. Daphane is, therefore, valuable evidence who’s Eve’s only source of what truly happened. But all she could remember does not offer much to Eve. She, therefore, has to dig deeper into the couple’s lives to unravel what might have happened to them.

56. Secrets in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 370 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 5, 2017
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250123152
  • Series highlight: Murder in Manhattan nightspot Du Vin.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2017)

On a cold February evening, the chic Manhattan nightspot Du Vin became the scene of a bloody attack on social information reporter Linda Marris. She was using some of her most important stories quietly for the purpose of blackmailing prominent people. As much as Eve hates her, she even hates murder more, and since Linda lay there dead, it’s Eve’s job to find who murdered her and why.

57. Secrets in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 372 pages
  • Original publishing date: January 30, 2018
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250161536
  • Series highlight: Times Square murder.

A murder has just been committed in Times Square; the victim is Chanel Rylan. It became troubling to Eve when a police thriller writer recognized the murder scene as something from her own book. Eve, therefore, has a race against time before the next murder is committed.

58. Leverage in Death

  • Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
  • Paperback volume: 385 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 4th, 2018
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250161567
  • Series highlight: Bomb blast in Paul’s office.
  • Nominations/Awards: Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Mystery & Thriller (2018)

Paul Rogan, a seemingly loving husband and father, has just set off a bomb in his office, which resulted in the death of 11 people. Everyone questioned why but when his wife and daughter were found chained up in their home, it became obvious that he was threatened to set off of the bomb or watch his family suffer. For Lt. Eve Dallas, she knows that whoever made Paul do it has another person on his list, and she must get to him first before it is late.

59. Connections in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 371 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 5th, 2019
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250201577
  • Series highlight: Investigation in the underground drug world.

A certain Lyle, who until recently has been making huge progress cleaning up his life from hard drugs, lay on the floor dead with an injection stuck in his arms. To unravel what killed him, Eve has to venture into the underground world of drugs, tattoo parlors, and strip joints where everything is wrong for the wrong reasons. She knows too well that she could lose her life in this investigation, but Lyle is too precious to watch his murderer go scot-free.

60. Vendetta in Death

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 356 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 3rd, 2019
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250207173
  • Series highlight: Emergence of lady justice.

In this 60th installment of the thrilling In Death series, the predator has become the prey, all thanks to Lady Justice’s emergence. Her first victim is Nigel McEnroy, who has a bad record for preying on innocent young girls. But this is Eve’s city, and justice is her’s to serve; therefore, Lady Justice must be stopped in her killing spree.

61. Golden in Death 

  • Genre: Fiction, Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 387 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 4th, 2020
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250207203
  • Series highlight: Murders with poisonous fumes.

Pediatrician Kent Abner has been killed by fume from a package she opened, which ordinarily contained a cheap trinket and a golden egg. With a murder case on the ground Lt. Eve already knows that whatever killed Kent goes back to his past. While she’s on it, someone dies in the same manner, and this makes the investigation complex. But can any murder be too complex for Eve to solve?

62. Shadows in Death

  • Genre: Romance novel, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Police procedural
  • Paperback volume: 355 pages
  • Original publishing date: September 8th, 2020 
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250207234
  • Series highlight: Murder in Washington Square

Eve and Roarke’s night out is interrupted when news of a young woman’s murder in Washington Square reaches them. On the murder scene, Eve thinks it is business as usual, but when her husband spots a shadow in the crowd, he knows that the case will linger for a long time. She is now a possible next target and the supercop to solve the crime. In both, she’s racing against time before another person is killed.

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63. Faithless in Death

  • Genre: Mystery, Romance Suspense
  • Paperback volume: 400 pages
  • Original publishing date: February 9th, 2021 
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • ISBN: 978-1250272744
  • Series highlight:

At the West Village studio, Ariel Byrd lay dead with the back of her head bashed. Eve’s first contacted the woman who called 911 to report the murder and begins to question her. She found that the lady named Gwen is lying about little things and thinks to herself; perhaps she knows a lot more about the killing than just finding Ariel’s body. As Eve digs deeper into her past, she has to involve the FBI to unearth many hidden things about the primary suspect.

Do You Have To Read The In Death Series In Order?

Yes, it is advisable to do so. Of the 63 installments so far, each book is a complete novel with a beginning and an ending, making for a full story. This means that any of the books can be read independently of the others, but it won’t make complete meaning. This is so because across the series; there are various characters who develop relationships with each other. Often, you might find these relationships being referenced to in another series that someone who isn’t reading the books in the order of their publication might not have read. Therefore, it is recommended that any reader assimilate and enjoy the suspense-filled book; they should be read in their order of publication which we have outlined above.

Will There Be More JD Robb’s In Death Series?

With 63 thrilling books so far, there seems not to be an end to the In Death series as the book continues to attract more readers and fans. From what we read in the last installment and from what J.D Robb has hinted about a possible end to the book, the possibility of Eve and Roarke having a child has not come into the picture. Therefore there will possibly be more In Death series after Faithless in Death.

Chux Dezman
Chux has been writing and editing for several major websites and publications for over 16 years, when he is not crossing the T’s and dotting the I’s, you might catch him at home watching his favourite TV shows

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