Born in Death - J. D. Robb

Born in Death

Artist J. D. Robb

  • Release Date: 2006-11-07
  • Genre: Suspense
Score: 4.5
From 175 Ratings


View our feature on J.D. Robb’s Eve Dallas series.

Eve Dallas has a grisly double homicide to solve when two young lovers—both employees of the same prestigious accounting firm—are brutally killed on the same night. It doesn't leave Eve a lot of leftover time to put together a baby shower for her buddy Mavis, but that's supposedly what friends are for.

Now Mavis needs another favor. Tandy Willowby, one of the moms-to-be in Mavis's birthing class, didn't show up for the shower. A recent emigrant from London, Tandy has few friends in New York, and no family—and she was really looking forward to the party. And when Eve enters Tandy's apartment and finds a gift for Mavis's shower wrapped and ready on the table—and a packed bag for the hospital still on the floor next to it—tingling runs up and down her spine.

Normally, such a case would be turned over to Missing Persons. But Mavis wants no one else on the job but Eve—and Eve can't say no. She'll have to track Tandy down while simultaneously unearthing the deals and double-crosses hidden in the files of some of the city's richest and most secretive citizens, in a race against this particularly vicious killer. Luckily, her multimillionaire husband Roarke's expertise comes in handy with the number crunching. But as he mines the crucial data that will break the case wide open, Eve faces an all too real danger in the world of flesh and blood.


  • Not her best

    By Bren56
    I love this series however some are better than others. The best part is Eve and Roark's reaction to Mavis' birthing class.
  • Riveting

    By Ms. Parish
    This was the first of J.D. Robb I had ever read.(which seems late in series) My mom sent it to me while I was deployed and with nothing else to do, I fell in love with Eve Dallas! Her wit and the twisting plot had me begging for more!