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Desperation in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (Mass Market)
The #1 New York Times bestselling author presents a gripping new thriller that pits homicide detective Eve Dallas against a conspiracy of exploitation and evil…
New York, 2061: The place called the Pleasure Academy is a living nightmare where abducted girls are trapped, trained for a life of abject service while their souls are slowly but surely destroyed. Dorian, a thirteen-year-old runaway who’d been imprisoned there, might never have made it out if not for her fellow inmate Mina, who’d hatched the escape plan. Mina was the more daring of the two—but they’d been equally desperate.
Unfortunately, they didn’t get away fast enough. Now Dorian is injured, terrified, and wandering the streets of New York, and Mina lies dead near the waterfront while Lt. Eve Dallas looks over the scene.
Mina’s expensive, elegant clothes and beauty products convince Dallas that she was being groomed, literally and figuratively, for sex trafficking—and that whoever is investing in this high-overhead operation expects windfall profits. Her billionaire husband, Roarke, may be able to help, considering his ties to the city’s ultra-rich. But Roarke is also worried about the effect this case is having on Dallas, as it brings a rage to the surface she can barely control. No matter what, she must keep her head clear--because above all, she is desperate for justice and to take down those who prey on and torment the innocent.
About the Author
J. D. Robb is the pseudonym for #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. She is the author of over 230 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.
Praise for Forgotten in Death
"Forgotten in Death shows how a pro does it." - NPR
"The book’s real pleasure lies in watching Eve stride into danger and triumph over evil. That Roarke is happy to support his wife’s desire to go out and kick butt adds to the appeal. Series fans will be delighted." - Publishers Weekly
"Robb continues to deliver expertly paced, cleverly plotted, and snappily witty suspense." - Booklist
"Forgotten in Death draws you in quickly and keeps you glued to the pages...it's hard to believe how each one gets better and better. An amazing read, from the depth of callousness at the hands of the killer, to the honor of the cops investigating the deaths. If you want a read that will hold you spellbound, leave you tearing up, laughing, angry yet satisfied, then you want to get Forgotten in Death in your hands and hold on for the ride." - Fresh Fiction