Calculated in Death by J. D. Robb

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The narrative snaps, crackles, and pops with dialogue, strong secondary characters, and details of New York City in the near-ish future...
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In her years at the NYPSD, Eve Dallas has solved some truly appalling homicides. But some cases are worse than others.

On Manhattan’s East Side a woman lies dead at the bottom of the stairs, stripped of all her valuables. Most cops might call it a mugging gone wrong, but Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better.

A well-off accountant and a beloved wife and mother, Marta Dickenson doesn’t seem the type to be on anyone’s hit list. But when Eve and her partner, Peabody, find blood inside the building, the lieutenant knows Marta’s murder was the work of a killer who’s trained, but not professional or smart enough to remove all the evidence.

But when someone steals the files out of Marta’s office, Eve must immerse herself in her billionaire husband Roarke’s world of big business to figure out who’s cruel and callous enough to hire a hit on an innocent woman. And as the killer’s violent streak begins to escalate, Eve knows she has to draw him out, even if it means using herself as bait…
 

About J. D. Robb

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J.D. Robb is the pseudonym for a number one New York Times bestselling author of more than 190 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 400 million copies of her books in print.
 
Published February 26, 2013 by Berkley. 401 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Erotica. Fiction
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Kirkus

Good
on Dec 13 2012

It’s enough to make you nostalgic for the 2060s.

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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on Dec 17 2012

Eethusiastic sex, all leavened with a fine sense of humor.

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NY Journal of Books

Above average
Reviewed by Carolyn Haley on Feb 24 2013

The narrative snaps, crackles, and pops with dialogue, strong secondary characters, and details of New York City in the near-ish future...

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Robb continues to produce well-written, densely plotted thrilling stories!

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