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Interlude In Death

By J. D. Robb

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In this exclusive short story, Eve and Roarke's interlude in paradise is accompanied by murder

An exclusive J.D. Robb short story.



If anyone is going to make an enemy of a respected police commander, it's Lieutenant Eve Dallas. When Commander Skinner offers her a promotion if she'll give up her husband Roarke to his custody, Eve reacts badly. Roarke's Irish roots contain a murky past, but now he's a changed man - so why is the Commander so intent on bringing him to justice?



With Eve and Commander Skinner at one of Roarke's holiday resorts to give a talk to a police convention, Skinner's thwarted vengeance will soon bring death to their luxury surroundings...



Set between Betrayal in Death and Seduction in Death.

Biographical Notes

Nora Roberts published her first novel using the pseudonym J.D. Robb in 1995, introducing to readers the tough as nails but emotionally damaged homicide cop Eve Dallas and billionaire Irish rogue, Roarke.



With the In Death series, Robb has become one of the biggest thriller writers on earth, with each new novel reaching number one on bestseller charts the world over.



For more information, visit www.jd-robb.co.uk



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  • ISBN: 9780748132430
  • Publication date: 15 Mar 2012
  • Page count: 160
Whether she writes as J.D. Robb or under her own name, I love Nora Roberts. She is a woman who just doesn't know how to tell a bad story — Stephen King
J.D. Robb's novels are can't miss pleasures — Harlan Coben
Anchored by terrific characters, sudden twists that spin the whole narrative on a dime, and a thrills-to-chills ratio that will raise hairs of even the most jaded reader, the J.D. Robb books are the epitome of great popular fiction — Dennis Lehane
Gut-searing emotional drama — David Baldacci
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Midnight in Death/Interlude in Death

Revenge, courage and murky pasts collide in these two exclusive J. D. Robb short stories.Midnight in DeathEve's name has made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice. It's for putting a serial killer behind bars. Now he's escaped and has her in his sights.With her husband, Roarke, at her side, Eve must stop this madman from exacting his bloody revenge - or die trying . . .Set between Holiday in Death and Conspiracy in Death.Interlude in DeathWhen respected Commander Skinner offers Lieutenant Eve Dallas a promotion if she'll give her husband Roarke up to custody, she reacts badly. Roarke's Irish past is murky, but he's a changed man - so what is the Commander after?With Eve and Skinner at one of Roarke's holiday resorts for a police convention, Skinner's thwarted vengeance soon brings death to their luxury surroundings . . .Set between Betrayal in Death and Seduction in Death.

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Ritual In Death

J. D. Robb

An exclusive J.D. Robb short story.Dragged to a glamorous, high-society ball with billionaire husband Roarke, homicide Lieutenant Eve Dallas is almost relieved when a naked, knife-wielding, blood-drenched man crashes in - a man who thinks he has killed someone.Tracing bloody footprints, Eve finds a hotel room filled with signs of a ritual murder, but the man remembers nothing. Determined to help, Roarke consults an ex-lover who practices witchcraft. But Eve knows there is nothing supernatural about a deadly lust for power . . .Set between Salvation in Death and Promises in Death.

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Haunted in Death/Eternity in Death

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Midnight In Death

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An exclusive J.D. Robb short story. Eve's name has made a Christmas list, but it's not for being naughty or nice. It's for putting a serial killer behind bars. Now he's escaped and has her in his sights. With her husband, Roarke, at her side, Eve must stop this madman from exacting his bloody vengeance - or die trying...Set between Holiday in Death and Conspiracy in Death.

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Ritual in Death/Missing in Death

J. D. Robb

Dark, mystifying and powerful forces are at work in these two superb J. D. Robb short stories.Ritual in DeathWhen a naked, knife-wielding man who thinks he has killed someone crashes a glamorous ball she's attending, Lieutenant Eve Dallas is almost relieved. The clues point towards ritual murder, but Eve knows there is nothing supernatural about a deadly lust for power . . .Set between Salvation in Death and Promises in Death.Missing in DeathAboard the Staten Island ferry, a tourist sees something she shouldn't have - soon no one can find her. But if she didn't jump, and she's not on board, where is she? Lieutenant Eve Dallas and her team know that all the answers lie in just what she was seen on that ferry . . .Set between Kindred in Death and Fantasy in Death.

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Eternity In Death

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Haunted In Death

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Missing In Death

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An exclusive J.D. Robb short story.Aboard the Staten Island ferry, a tourist comes across something she shouldn't have seen - something someone needs kept very quiet. Soon no one can find her. But if she didn't jump, and she's not on board, where is she?Homicide Lieutenant Eve Dallas is called to the scene and is quickly faced with a shocking web of lies. With time running out and a deadly trail of intimidation and revenge emerging, Eve and her team must find out just what was seen on that ferry . . .Set between Kindred in Death and Fantasy in Death.

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Chaos in Death/Possession in Death

J. D. Robb

Two exclusive J.D. Robb short stories. Possession in DeathAfter a Russian woman whispers her dying words to Eve Dallas, strange things begin to happen. Unable to concentrate on anything, Eve realises that in order to reclaim her mind, she must find the woman's great-granddaughter - one of a string of young missing girls, forgotten by all.Set between Indulgence in Death and Treachery in Death.Chaos in DeathWhen eye-witness testimony paints the killer as a green skinned monster, with swollen red eyes and goblin ears, even Eve Dallas is shaken. But as she gets closer, the trail suggests something even more disturbing - someone is playing at science . . .Set between New York to Dallas and Celebrity in Death.

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Visions In Death

J. D. Robb

She sat, her hands folded tightly together on her lap. She breathed in and out once. 'He took her eyes . . .'As Elisa Maplewood walks her dog in the still twilight of Central Park, she is oblivious to the man lurking behind her. Later that night Lieutenant Eve Dallas gets a call: a young woman's body has been found on the rocks, wearing nothing but a red ribbon. And, more horrifyingly, she is missing her eyes.Eve's investigation is thrown off course when an exotic and headstrong psychic, Celina Sanchez, insists she saw the murder in a vision. Eve dismisses her, but as the murders become more brutal, the visions more vivid, and Eve more desperate, Eve and Celina form an unstoppable team.

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Survivor In Death

J. D. Robb
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Origin In Death

J. D. Robb

The sickness came into the center of her belly and lay there like a tumor. They've been cloning girls. Not just messing with DNA. But creating them. Selling them.The world famous cosmetic surgeon, Dr Wilfred Icove, has been found dead - a cold, brutal scalpel to the heart. He is a man with nothing to hide, but when Lieutenant Eve Dallas exposes Dr Icove's patient records, a distressing image appears.Eve's trail leads to an exclusive boarding school for girls. A strange, isolated place where everything seems perfect. A little too perfect. And when the main benefactor turns out to be a genius geneticist, Eve readies an attack.With the girls nearing perfection and the men nearing insanity, Eve suspects something truly horrifying is happening . . .

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Possession In Death

J. D. Robb

An exclusive J.D. Robb short story. 'The devil killed my body. I cannot fight. I cannot free her. You must. You are the one.'A dying Romanian woman's words send a chill down Lieutenant Eve Dallas' spine. And soon Eve notices some interesting side-effects: visions of the deceased and even fluency in Russian.Against her better judgment, Eve is convinced the spirit of the old woman is inside her, unable to rest until she's found her great-granddaughter who vanished two months ago. Desperate to be back to normal, Eve realises a string of young women have gone missing, and if Eve doesn't find them, no one will.Set between Indulgence in Death and Treachery in Death.

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Memory In Death

J. D. Robb

Cold rimmed her belly, frosted its way up to her throat. She couldn't breathe through the ice of it. Fear scratched at her throat. 'How did you find me?'Nothing shocks Eve Dallas. As New York's most prominent and headstrong homicide Lieutenant, she's seen everything. But when someone from her past shows up - someone sickly sweet and viciously cruel - Eve panics.Foster carer Trudy Lombard spent years traumatising the young and the vulnerable. To the tough, aggressive Eve, these memories cut deep. So when Trudy is found lying dead in a pool of her own blood days after their meeting, Eve feels nothing. But the cop inside her vows to find the killer.And all the while her memories torment her. . . 'Gut-searing emotional drama' David Baldacci

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Promises In Death

J. D. Robb

Inside the paralysed shell, she struggled, she strained. She looked up into the eyes of her killer. Into the eyes of a friend. Why? Every cop gets angry when a police officer is killed. And Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no exception. Throwing every resource into solving Amarylis Coltraine's brutal murder, Eve encounters bitter opposition from Coltraine's fellow officers, who are desperate to take over the case. But when Eve receives a strange parcel containing Coltraine's badge and gun together with a note threatening the imminent arrival of her own ID, she knows the case has just got personal. Then a link to millionaire Alex Ricker, son of a criminal she had put behind bars, heats things up even further. Ricker was romantically involved with Amarylis - did she leak information to him and then have a change of heart? Eve must put herself in extreme danger to get to the truth . . .

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Delusion in Death

J. D. Robb
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Celebrity In Death

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Treachery In Death

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'There's another body on a slab, Dallas. Dirty cop or not, he's dead, and she's responsible. She has to be shut downbefore she decides to clean house again.' Lieutenant Eve Dallas is about to come up against her most formidable criminal yet: Lieutenant Renee Oberman, daughter of a New York Police legend. After eighteen years on the force, Oberman is efficient, decorated - and utterly corrupt. When Eve's partner Peabody overhears a damning conversation between Oberman and one of her flunkies, Peabody, Eve and her husband Roarke are soon on the case. Together they must find the hard evidence needed to bring Oberman and all her dirty cops down - knowing all the while that she will kill anyone who gets in her way.

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Imitation In Death

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As Lieutenant Eve Dallas stood over what had once been a woman, she wondered when she would see worse than this.Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, Ted Bundy. The worst murderers in history and a new madman's inspiration. In the lost hours of the night a man in a top hat and swirling cloak leaves horror in his wake and a note to Eve Dallas, signed simply: Jack.More murders follow and Eve quickly realises the killer's deadly game of imitation. But facing this calm and menacing presence, with a trail running through London, Paris and LA, Eve struggles to keep her focus.At a time when legend collides with brutal reality, Eve needs all her wits about her . . .

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