New York City law officers have more technological weapons at their disposal in bestseller Robb's snappy near-future series, but so do criminals, including the sadistic rapist killer who strikes down Deena MacMasters, the 16-year-old daughter of police captain Jonah MacMasters, in the 30th... read more
While on vacation, Eve gets a call from her Captain. The murder of another captain's sixteen year old daughter has hit home. The captain askes Eve to take charge of the case. He knows her reputation for getting justice for those who can't speak for themselves. As the case develops Eve... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
While on vacation, Eve gets a call from her Captain. The murder of another captain's sixteen year old daughter has hit home. The captain askes Eve to take charge of the case. He knows her reputation for getting justice for those who can't speak for themselves. As the case develops Eve remembers her past and how her father abused her. With her trusted team of fellow cops and her handsome, rich husband Roarke, they set out to find the villain who killed this innocent sixteen year old.
Eve is her true cop mode digs out the info she needs to get this vicious killer, while helping one of her friends plan her wedding.
It all comes to a head when Eve gets the killer and gives the family the justice they need to move on. With Roarke, Peabody, McNab, Baxter, Truheart, Feeny, Mira, Mavis, and Jamie, Eve finds the justice for Deena and her family.
“Welcome, kindred glooms! Congenial horrors, hail!”James Thompson (before the title page)
“A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.”Tennyson (before the title page)
“Oh shit." "Nice to see you, too.”Jamie Lingstrom and Eve
“I've told you not to keep buying food for my cops. You'll spoil and corrupt them.”Eve to Roarke
“I wanted a home, and I wanted important. Secure, of course. But I think it wasn't until you I put secure in the same bed as safe.”Roarke to Eve
“Purpose of business?" "That would be filed under none of yours.”Droid and Eve
“I am responsible for the residents and visitors of the building." "I'm responsible for the residents and visitors of this city. I win.”Droid and Eve
“Being a teenager is hell and misery and wild delight. Thank God it's only one decade out of all of them.”Peabody to Eve
“You mean like singing and dancing and shit?" He gave her a look that could only come from the young and the pained. "Why would I?”Jamie Lingstrom to Eve
“I'm supposed to tag Louise--people tell me--and offer to do matron-of-honor stuff. I don't know what that is. We did the shower thing, and the dress I'm supposed to wear's being delivered today. What else is there?" "Is that a rhetorical question?" "Shit.”Eve and Dr.Mira
“This is a change. You coming home late for dinner without notice, and looking annoyed and tired." "Then don't tempt me to insult you as Eve does.”Summerset and Roarke
“The loss of a child goes deeper than any. it doesn't pass the way other losses may. However the loss came, the parent looks inward. What could I have done? What didn't I do? When the lose comes from violence there are more questions. Every answer you give him is both pain and comfort, but there can't be any comfort without the pain.”Sommerset to Eve
“Her heart would always win out over her sense of self-preservation when it came to those that mattered to her.”Roakes thoughts about Eve
“Sometimes slime slides.”Frisco, MacMaster's old partner
“I don’t have to eat sarcasm to recognize the flavor.Highlighted by 33 Kindle customers
of Contents Title PageHighlighted by 26 Kindle customers
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies. —TENNYSONHighlighted by 20 Kindle customers
Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22Highlighted by 17 Kindle customers
“Being a teenager is hell and misery and wild delight. Thank God it’s only one decade out of all of them.”Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
androgenous features. Young girls feel safe, and are often attracted to boys with androgenous features.Highlighted by 13 Kindle customers
heart gave one quick leap. Sometimes, she thought as she took her place, turned, life could be pretty damn perfect.Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
“It could’ve been worse.” Her head ached, her face throbbed, and her suspect was probably having a cold brew and a good laugh. “I don’t know how at this very minute, but it could’ve been worse. There could have been locusts,” she decided, and tore the wrapping off the chocolate. “That would’ve been worse.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
A nice-looking boy pays attention, says the right things, looks at you just a certain way. You’re not smart anymore.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
Jaynie Robins was responsible for her daughter’s ugly death.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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